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Salgado du FC

Michel Salgado: from the Galacticos to scouting UAE talent

Known for his tough tackling during his time playing for Real Madrid and Spain, Michel Salgado now offers his footballing expertise in the UAE...
Omar Abdulrahman of UAE and Dhurgham Ismael Dawood of Iraq battle for the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between UAE and Iraq at Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium n Abu Dhabi

Win over Iraq revives UAE hopes of FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification

The UAE moved within one point of the top of its FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying group with a decisive 2-0 win over Iraq...
duFC Elite Team

duFC season two kicks off with more promise

The du Football Champions has (duFC) announced its second season after an overwhelming first year in the UAE. Conducted in collaboration with La Liga and...
Omar Abdulrahman

UAE star Omar Abdulrahman makes Asian player of the year shortlist

Al Ain midfielder Omar Abdulrahman has been named on a three-man shortlist for the Asian player of the year award. The talented 25-year-old has played...
Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai 2015

Guide: Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai

Acrobatic overhead kicks, nifty flicks and stunning volleys – yes, the Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup Dubai returns on Tuesday at Mina Seyahi. Hosted in a...
Beach Soccer Football Dubai

Dubai gears up for Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup

Dubai International Marine club is raring to go as it prepares to host the sixth edition of the Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup from...
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Oliver Giroud of Arsenal scores his second goal during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at Stadium of Light on October 29, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Arsenal prove they can fight for the Premier League title

After Arsenal’s goalless draw with Middlesbrough at the Emirates last weekend the inevitable questions were raised about the north London side’s title credentials. That frustrating...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Pressure mounts on Pep Guardiola as Man City stutter again

When it was confirmed early this year that Pep Guardiola would take charge of Manchester City, the expectation levels at the club immediately rose. “Pep...

Man City ace Sergio Aguero on Guardiola, Messi and facing Barcelona

When Pep Guardiola arrived at Manchester City the expectation level rose immediately. The Premier League club had landed the most coveted manager in football...

Manchester City post record Dhs92.2m profit

Manchester City have recorded their second annual profit since being taken over by Abu Dhabi’s ruling family and will now enter a “critical new...

Klopp and Mourinho gear up for red-hot Premier League clash

It is a long time since a clash between Liverpool and Manchester United has generated so much interest beyond the fans of the respective...

Messi celebrates 12 years since Barca debut – but is he the best ever?

It was on October 16, 2004 that Frank Rijkaard introduced the world to a diminutive 17-year-old forward by the name of Lionel Messi. Wearing the...
UAE Football

Confident UAE ready for Saudi Arabia challenge

When the UAE face Saudi Arabia in Jeddah tonight there will be a great deal of pressure on Al Jazira striker Ali Mabkhout to...
Robbie Fowler

Robbie Fowler backs Jurgen Klopp to bring back Liverpool glory days

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler believes charismatic Reds boss Jurgen Klopp could be the man to bring the glory days back to the Merseyside...
Ronaldinho

Brazilian great Ronaldinho on Neymar, Messi and his time at Barcelona

A truly mercurial talent, Ronaldinho achieved so much in a memorable career that took him from Paris Saint-Germain to Barcelona and onto AC Milan. The...
Jurgen Klinsmann

After the Big Sam scandal it’s time England turned to Jurgen Klinsmann

Here we go again. It is an all too common theme but English football is in disarray once more after Sam Allardyce’s greed put...
du La Liga High Performance Centre

Du La Liga High Performance Centre opens in Dubai

La Liga’s first high-performance centre outside of Spain opened it’s doors in Dubai when the very first training session was held by some of...
BURTON UPON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Sam Allardyce, manager of England sits in the dug out during a training session at St. George's Park on September 3, 2016 in Burton upon Trent, England. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images )

Sam Allardyce leaves England job after newspaper sting

Even by English football's standards, the latest embarrassment is a new low. Sam Allardyce was forced out in disgrace after one game in charge...

English FA to investigate Sam Allardyce allegations

Sam Allardyce's position at the England helm is under scrutiny as the Football Association awaits further details of secretly-filmed conversations which appear to show...
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Deadly Dortmund out to down champions Real Madrid

Three years ago a rampaging Borussia Dortmund side powered their way to the Champions League final, playing some scintillating football along the way. Under the...

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