LUCIANO Figueroa scored twice to ensure Kuala Terengganu T-Team’s return to Johor Baru for the first time since the Feb 1 Larkin tunnel incident was an unhappy one as Darul Ta’zim ran out 2-1 winners in the Super League yesterday.
LIVERPOOL visit Norwich City this weekend, determined to maintain focus on the task in hand despite growing national excitement about their bid to be crowned Premier League champions.
JUVENTUS will look to a possible slip-up by closest challengers Roma at Fiorentina as the Turin giants begin the countdown to claiming a third consecutive Serie A title.
THE passion play which is English football at Easter began with Liverpool’s tear-stained victory over Manchester City last Saturday and continued at Anfield on Tuesday with that poignant, heart-rending yet in some ways spiritually uplifting 25th anniversary memorial service for the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster.
FOR all the clutching at straws and lingering hope at Manchester City that their Premier League title bid has not gone up in smoke, it took a Brazilian recruited from Ukraine to put a draw at home to Sunderland into plain English.
MADRID: Brazilian star Neymar could miss the rest of the club season after being ruled out for four weeks with an injured left foot, dealing Barcelona a worrying blow to their Primera Liga hopes.
PARIS: If they had their way, France’s leading clubs would have done away with the League Cup a long time ago, but Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon both need the boost of winning today’s final.
SULTAN Ahmad Shah is not expected to seek re-election as the FA of Malaysia president, paving the way for his son Tengku Abdullah to take over the national football governing body’s top post.
HAVING been written off as candidates for relegation at the start of the season, Sime Darby have turned the tables on their critics by establishing themselves as giant-killers.
MANUEL Pellegrini admitted that his Manchester City players were mentally shattered by Sunday’s defeat at Liverpool after their title hopes were dealt another devastating blow by bottom-of the-table Sunderland on Wednesday.
ZINEDINE Zidane believes Steven Gerrard deserves to win the Premier League title — and says he and Paul Scholes are the best two midfielders of the past 20 years.
DUTCH winger Arjen Robben was the inspiration as Bayern Munich crushed second division Kaiserslautern 5-1 on Wednesday to set up a mouth-watering German Cup final against Borussia Dortmund.
SPORTS Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has expressed dismay over the rise of violence in the M-League and described Tuesday’s fracas at Perak Stadium in Ipoh as the most embarrassing incident in the history of the local game.
LONDON: Everton manager Roberto Martinez insisted the prospect of Champions League football was still in his team’s hands despite losing ground to Arsenal in the top-four shootout after being suckered by Crystal Palace.
LONDON: Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is hopeful the team’s previous experience of tight Premier League run-ins can help them scrape four more ugly victories and another season of Champions League football.