Madrid: Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata both scored penalties as Spain beat Sweden 3-0 on Monday to keep their perfect start to Euro 2020 qualifying intact. Spain struggled to break down a determined Sweden defence at the Santiago Bernabeu until Ramos struck in the 64th minute after Sebastian Larsson
Some of the country’s top young football talents, including eight representatives from Dubai clubs, will be flying to Malaga later this summer to hone their skills as part of du LaLiga High Performance Centre’s Summer Program in Spain.
On a day of defence against attack, Canada found the goal they needed to beat Cameroon but Argentina frustrated Japan and collected a first-ever Women’s World Cup point. In Paris, Argentina restricted Japan, finalists in the last two World Cups, to three dangerous chances without creating a clear scoring
Sydney: Sam Kerr’s star has been shining so brightly since her Australia debut at just 15 that she has become not only one of global football’s elite players but one of its most marketable faces. Kerr is the all-time leading scorer in the US National Women’s Soccer League. She has twice been shortlisted
Australia fought back to beat Brazil 3-2 in Montpellier on Thursday and keep their Women’s World Cup hopes alive. Veterans Marta, from the penalty spot, and Cristiane, with her fourth goal at this World Cup, put Brazil two up after 38 minutes. But they cracked under the Matildas’ relentless barrage of crosses.
Turin: A brace against Australia and the praise of Italy legend Paolo Rossi, Juventus striker Barbara Bonansea ensured the Azzurre made a dramatic return to the Women’s World Cup after a 20-year absence. Bonansea’s stoppage-time winner gave Italy a 2-1 last-gasp victory over one of the tournament
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Host nation France crushed South Korea 4-0 in the opening game of the women’s World Cup on Friday, leaving former winners Germany with plenty to live up to as they prepare
The UAE Pro League conducted on Thursday the draw for the 2019-20 Arabian Gulf League (AGL) and Arabian Gulf Cup AGC). The draw was held at the press conference hall at Al Nasr Club’s Al Maktoum Stadium. Arabian Gulf Cup champions Shabab Al Ahli were placed on top of Group A of the competition, while Arabian Gulf League
Frisco: Goals from Mayron George and Elias Aguilar helped Costa Rica to a 2-1 victory over Bermuda in Frisco, Texas, on Thursday that also earned them a place in the quarter-finals of the Gold Cup with a match to spare. Haiti, who earlier beat Nicaragua 2-0, also qualified for the quarter-finals