Saudi players could head to Europe’s big leagues

Saudi captain Osama Hawsawi has experience of playing abroad. (Reuters)

Author: Arab NewsMon, 2017-10-23 03:00ID: 1508704021861191000LONDON: The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) is planning to boost its preparations for next year’s World Cup by loaning out as many members of the national team as possible to Eur [Read story...]

Scolari future up in the air after seven-trophy run

Head coach of China’s Guangzhou Evergrande Luiz Felipe Scolari celebrates after winning the Chinese Super League (CSL) football tournament in Guangzhou, in China’s southern Guangdong province on Oct. 22, 2017. (AFP)

Author: AFPMon, 2017-10-23 08:49ID: 1508740322265091900GUANGZHOU: Guangzhou Evergrande players and staff tossed an emotional Luiz Felipe Scolari in the air and hailed the Brazilian coach after they sealed their seventh straight Chinese Super League t [Read story...]

Everton sack manager Ronald Koeman

Ronald Koeman. (File photo by AP)

Author: AFPMon, 2017-10-23 15:55ID: 1508764674086403200LONDON: Ronald Koeman became the third Premier League managerial casualty of the season on Monday when he was sacked by Everton. The 54-year-old Dutchman — who guided Everton to seventh in his [Read story...]

Murali Vijay back at crease for India

Murali Vijay has recovered from a wrist injury which saw him miss out last time around. (Reuters)

Author: AFPTue, 2017-10-24 03:00ID: 1508788592988766100MUMBAI: Selectors have recalled experienced opener Murali Vijay to India’s Test squad for the first two matches of a three-Test series against Sri Lanka which starts next month.The right-hander [Read story...]

Hendo dishes out some home truths

Author: REUTERSTue, 2017-10-24 01:54ID: 1508788593028766400LONDON: Liverpool must improve quickly or risk getting badly beaten by their Premier League rivals, skipper Jordan Henderson has warned. The Reds suffered a humbling 4-1 defeat to Tottenham o [Read story...]

Zidane: Ronaldo is simply the best

Ronaldo is the ‘best of his generation’, according to his Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane. (AFP)

Author: Arab NewsTue, 2017-10-24 03:00ID: 1508788593068766700LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi. That is the view of none other than fellow all-time great Zinedine Zidane. It is the one question to which everyone seems to have an a [Read story...]