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September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan team to leave for Socca World Cup tomorrow

KARACHI: Pakistan team will leave for Lisbon, Portugal, on Friday (tomorrow) to participate in the 32-team inaugural Socca Football World Cup, which will start from September 23. The team is scheduled to leave for Dubai from Karachi in the afternoon on September 21. From there the team will take a flight for Madrid, Spain. The team will then take a bus for Lisbon 8

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM JS Bank Organizes Unity Through Football Tournament

Karachi: To promote unity and encourage football in Pakistan, JS Bank, one of Pakistan’s leading and fastest growing banks held the Aik Awam Cup 2018. An annual football tournament which commenced on Defence Day i.e. 6th September, the event aimed to bring together communities through the medium of sports and celebrate our biggest national asset i.e. our Unity 5

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM Tayyab moves into HKFC International’s second round

KARACHI: Pakistan’s top squash player Tayyab Aslam moved into the second round of the $28,000 HKFC International at Hong Kong Football Club, Happy Valley, Hong Kong. Tayyab defeated Robert Downer of England 11-8, 11-8, 7-11, 8-11, 11-6 in 62 minutes in the first round on Tuesday. He will face seventh seed George Parker of England in the second round 3

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM Infantino has doubts about La Liga match in Miami

BARCELONA: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has expressed concern about La Liga’s proposal to stage a fixture between Girona and Barcelona in the United States. The two clubs have each approved a request submitted to the Spanish Football Federation for the match to be played at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on January 26. It was originally scheduled 4

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Former Ipswich and England defender Kevin Beattie dies at 64

LONDON: Former Ipswich Town and England central defender Kevin Beattie has died aged 64, the player’s family announced Sunday. Beattie, born in Carlisle, northern England, became a key member of the successful Ipswich side under future England manager Bobby Robson that won the FA Cup in 1978.Beattie also won nine caps for England, scoring one goal, in a career 2

September 15, 2018 12:00 AM Lukaku says Mourinho deserves respect for being ‘real’

MANCHESTER: Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku defended Jose Mourinho’s confrontational style of management, saying that the Portuguese deserves respect for not hiding his true feelings like several Premier League bosses. Mourinho has had strained relationships with some of his players at the club since taking charge in 2016, most notably with record 3

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM Injured Alli out of England friendly with Switzerland

LONDON: England midfielder Dele Alli will miss Tuesday’s friendly in Leicester with Switzerland because of a minor muscle strain, the Football Association announced Monday. The 22-year-old Tottenham Hotspur star suffered the injury in Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to Spain in the Nations League. Alli may not have played for the World Cup semi-finalists in any case as England

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM Zidane wants coaching return ‘soon’

MADRID: Zinedine Zidane has paved the way for a return to management by admitting he expects to take another coaching job soon. Zidane made the surprise decision to leave Real Madrid at the end of last season, five days after leading the club to a third consecutive Champions League title.The Frenchman said he believed change was needed for the team to “keep winning

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM China appoint Hiddink to lead Olympic 2020 charge

SHANGHAI: Highly respected Dutchman Guus Hiddink was named on Monday as the new coach of China’s under-21 football team, tasked with leading the country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The 71-year-old joins another well-known veteran coach, the Italian World Cup winner Marcello Lippi, in taking a major role in China’s aggressive push to finally become a force

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM Gentleman’s agreement keeps Queiroz in charge in Iran

HONG KONG: Carlos Queiroz will lead Iran into their first post-World Cup international when they meet Uzbekistan in Tashkent on Tuesday despite having failed to sign a new contract with Asia’s number one ranked nation. The game against the Uzbeks, who recently appointed Hector Cuper as head coach, kicks off Iran’s preparations for January’s Asian Cup finals