Soccer

Zenit cruise into Champions League group stage

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

PARIS: Zenit St Petersburg eased into the Champions League group stage for the fourth season running on Tuesday with a 3-0 win at home to Belgians Standard Liege securing a 4-0 triumph on aggregate.

Bayern agree deal with Roma for Benatia

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

BERLIN: German champions Bayern Munich on Tuesday announced an agreement with Serie A side Roma for a deal to take Moroccan international defender Mehdi Benatia to the Allianz Arena.

Gyan inspires Al Ain into Asian Champions league last four

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

DOHA: Ghanaian star Asamoah Gyan scored as former champions Al Ain of the UAE stormed into the last four of the Asian Champions League with an emphatic 3-1 win over Saudi giants Al Ittihad in Mecca in their quarter-final second leg match on Tuesday.

Everton signs striker Samuel Eto’o on 2-year deal

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

LIVERPOOL: Everton strengthened its attacking options by signing Samuel Eto’o on a two-year deal on Tuesday after the striker was released by Premier League rival Chelsea.

‘We Gunner nick it’

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

JACK Wilshere is confident Arsenal’s dramatic late fightback at Everton will provide the perfect springboard to see off Besiktas in today’s crucial Champions League showdown.

Celtic fail to take Champions League chance

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

PARIS: A late goal by Brazilian forward Tavares gave Maribor a 1-0 win in Glasgow last night as the Slovenians progressed to the Champions League group stage and dumped Celtic out.

Darul Ta’zim on track

By AJITPAL SINGH - Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

SUPER League champions Darul Ta’zim are on the right course towards qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Malaysia Cup following an impressive win over Penang in a Group C match yesterday.

Tigers to keep on growling

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

YOUNG Tigers D coach S. Balachandran has vowed to maintain his team’s attacking play in the return leg of their Asia Champions Trophy Under-16 final against PVF Vietnam at Frenz Stadium in Janda Baik, Pahang, on Sunday.

Kedah confident of getting past Sarawak

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

KEDAH begin their campaign in the second round of the Malaysia Cup group stage today with an aim to qualify for the quarter-finals for the first time in four seasons.

UEFA to train refs

Wednesday, 27 August 2014.

FAM president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah feels that the standard of refereeing in the Super League needs to be improved.