Soccer

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.

Tall order for team to meet target

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

MALAYSIA have set a difficult target of reaching the final of the AFF Futsal Championship, which starts tomorrow, at Malawati Stadium in Shah Alam.

Tevez ends goal drought

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

TURIN: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said the Italian champions will need more composure in the Champions League if they are to qualify from Group A following a 2-0 win over Malmo on Tuesday.

Dortmund unfazed by injuries in fine Euro start

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

DORTMUND: When Borussia Dortmund midfielder Sebastian Kehl was taken off at halftime of their Champions League 2-0 win over Arsenal on Tuesday with adductor muscle problems, he became the latest name on a long injury list.

Gerrard stars against Ludogorets

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

STEVEN Gerrard was Liverpool’s hero with a stoppage-time penalty as the Reds marked their return to the Champions League with a win on Tuesday, while Arsenal endured a torrid evening against Borussia Dortmund.

Rodgers heartened by Reds resilience

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers drew encouragement from his side’s perseverance after they eked out a 2-1 win over Bulgarian newcomers Ludogorets Razgrad on their return to the Champions League.

Real run riot

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

REAL Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed the reaction of his side to their disappointing start in La Liga as they thrashed Basel 5-1 in the opening game of their Champions League defence on Tuesday.

Al Hilal have one leg in final

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

RIYADH: A double by the tournament’s leading scorer Nassir al Shamrani saw Saudi Arabian side Al Hilal take a huge step towards the Asian Champions League final with a 3-0 win over Al Ain in the first leg of their semi-final on Tuesday.

Celtic’s daunting task

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

CELTIC face a tough trip to Salzburg today, the day of Scotland’s independence referendum, while Everton host Wolfsburg and Tottenham go to Partizan Belgrade as the epic quest for the Europa League reaches the 48-team group phase.

Norwich climb to summit

Thursday, 18 September 2014.

LONDON: Norwich City made the fact they were playing a day before Nottingham Forest count by going top of English football’s second-tier Championship with a 3-0 victory at Brentford on Tuesday.