Soccer

Reds get Sturridge boost

Friday, 19 September 2014.

LIVERPOOL have been handed a boost after Daniel Sturridge returned to light training at Melwood as he continues his recovery from a thigh injury.

Xavi happy with role

Friday, 19 September 2014.

BARCELONA midfielder Xavi Hernandez insisted he hasn’t been frustrated by his lack of opportunities under new boss Luis Enrique after starting for the first time this season in a much-changed side in a 1-0 victory over APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday.

Violence mars Roma victory

Friday, 19 September 2014.

ROME: At least two Russian CSKA Moscow fans were rushed to hospital, one with suspected stab wounds, on Wednesday following clashes between supporters of the Russian club and fans of Serie A side AS Roma, according to reports.

Jose frustrated by Costa injury

Friday, 19 September 2014.

LONDON: Jose Mourinho revealed Diego Costa is currently unable to play three games in a week after the Chelsea striker suffered a hamstring injury while on international duty with Spain.

Boateng hurts City

Friday, 19 September 2014.

JEROME Boateng’s late goal and a second-half equaliser from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar on Wednesday completed a good week for German clubs against their counterparts from England in the opening round of Champions League group games.

Gary in the reckoning

Friday, 19 September 2014.

GARY Steven Robbat is on Dollah Salleh’s radar for the AFF Cup following the midfielder’s impressive performance in the national Under-23 team’s 4-0 win over Laos in Wednesday’s Asian Games Group A match in Incheon.

Hazwan set to be benched

Friday, 19 September 2014.

AFTER two ineffectual displays, striker Ahmad Hazwan Bakri is at risk of being dropped to the bench for Sunday’s Asian Games football preliminary decider against Saudi Arabia.

Magath sacked by struggling Fulham

Friday, 19 September 2014.

LONDON: Felix Magath was sacked as Fulham manager on Thursday after a miserable eight-month spell in charge of the west London club.

Unconvincing victory

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

A 4-0 ROMP over a tiring Laos side, Malaysia’s biggest in Asian Games football in 40 years, far from assured the national Under-23 team will reach the second round though it kept the hope alive.

UiTM Perlis have eye on title

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

HIGHER Education Institution Division One champions Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Perlis hope to make up for their disappointing run at the Education Minister’s Cup last year when the tournament kicks off for a new season on Sunday.