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Thursday, 24 January 2019

Goal

Beiranvand saves Iran

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Title-chasing Iran survived a first-minute penalty in a chaotic start to eventually dispatch Oman, 2-0, and reach the...

Real Madrid pips Betis

SEVILLE, Spain — Substitute Dani Ceballos scored from a free kick in the final minutes to save Real Madrid from another setback in the...

One big bark

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — They may not be able to bend it quite like David Beckham, but Sven-Goran Eriksson’s Philippines had made...

Fans nabbed for racism

LONDON — Three soccer fans were arrested on suspicion of racism offenses at the League Cup semifinal between London rivals Tottenham and Chelsea. The arrests...

Hwang weaves Korean magic

AZKALS FALL SHORT DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Prolific goal scorer Hwang Ui-jo snatched a second-half winner as South Korea beat Sven-Goran Eriksson’s Philippine Azkals,...

Thailand sacks coach

BANGKOK, Thailand — The Football Association of Thailand fired Milovan Rajevac as head coach after the national team’s 4-1 opening loss to India at...

Pablo Escobar lands job

LA PAZ, Bolivia — A Bolivian football team — The Strongest — hired Pablo Escobar as head coach, the new boss revealed on Thursday. Despite...

Strauss’ arrival thrills Eriksson

DUBAI — Philippine Azkals mentor Sven Goran Eriksson beams confidence over the chances of his wards as they head to the biggest tournament of...

Racism’s a no-no

LONDON — The Premier League has urged fans in England to report racism at games after a series of incidents this month. The league says...