Soccer

Bloodied Skrtel earns Liverpool point

Monday, 22 December 2014.

LIVERPOOL: A bloodied and bandaged Martin Skrtel headed home a last-gasp 97th-minute equaliser to earn Liverpool a 2-2 draw against Arsenal in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday.

Griezmann hat-trick leads Atletico to comeback triumph

Monday, 22 December 2014.

MADRID: France international Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick as Atletico Madrid produced a stunning second-half display to hammer Athletic Bilbao 4-1 away on Sunday and move to within four points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

Great for their confidence

By AJITPAL SINGH - Monday, 22 December 2014.

FORMER captain Safiq Rahim believes Malaysia’s fine run in the AFF Cup has given the team the self-belief of attaining more success next year.

Roma fail to capitalise against 10-man Milan

Monday, 22 December 2014.

MILAN: Ten-man AC Milan handed Roma their first home draw of the season to leave Rudi Garcia’s title challengers three points adrift of leaders Juventus on Saturday.

Real unforgettable year

Monday, 22 December 2014.

REAL Madrid defeated San Lorenzo of Argentina 2-0 on Saturday to win the Club World Cup and secure their fourth trophy of 2014.

Austin powers QPR to comeback win

Monday, 22 December 2014.

LONDON: It is only a few years ago that Queens Park Rangers forward Charlie Austin was working as a bricklayer and playing in English football’s minor leagues.

Mourinho aims to avoid Stoke misery

Monday, 22 December 2014.

JOSE Mourinho knows Chelsea must avoid a repeat of last season’s nightmare trip to Stoke if they are to re-establish their three-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

Christmas joy for Hammers

Monday, 22 December 2014.

LONDON: You would have got long odds at the start of the season on Sam Allardyce leading West Ham United into the Premier League’s top four when his job was under the microscope and fan discontent was bubbling away in the background.

Devils’ title hopes dented

Monday, 22 December 2014.

LOUIS van Gaal fears Manchester United’s failure to beat Aston Villa will prove a major blow to their hopes of winning the Premier League title.

Superb Saints bounce back

Monday, 22 December 2014.

SOUTHAMPTON: Ronald Koeman is confident Southampton can rediscover the form that took them to second place in the Premier League after ending a run of five straight defeats with a 3-0 win over Everton.