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  • Revealed: Ireland's 2019 Rugby World Cup schedule confirmed

    November 2, 2017 8:32 AM 80

    8: Pool B - South Africa v Repechage winner, Kobe Misaki Stadium, 1115. 12: Pool A - Ireland v Play-off winner, Hakatanomori Stadium, Fukuoka, 1145. 13: Pool B - Africa 1 v Repechage winner, Kamaishi Memorial Stadium, 0415. 19: Quarter-final (winner Pool C v runner-up Pool D), Oita Stadium, 0815. 19: Quarter-final (winner Pool B v runner-up Pool A), Tokyo

  • Aguero hailed as City legend after record goal number 178

    November 2, 2017 1:43 AM 66

    (Reuters) - Sergio Aguero, fresh from becoming the top scorer in the 137-year history of Manchester City, said he would be giving away his historic match shirt as a special memento for his son Benjamin. The popular Argentine was hailed as a “legend” by team mates and former City greats alike after scoring his 178th goal for the club - another crucial

  • Ederson, Stones, Otamendi, Sterling all rate 9/10 in Man City win at Napoli

    November 1, 2017 11:37 PM 48

    This was a historic performance from Manchester City and not just because of Sergio Aguero breaking the club's all-time scoring record. This may well go down in the future as the night City confirmed their status as proper contenders for football's greatest title. Pushed and tested to the limit by a Napoli side that had plenty of guile, City came through

  • Aguero makes history as Man City earn famous European win at Napoli

    November 1, 2017 9:56 PM 74

    NAPLES, Italy -- Here are three quick thoughts after Manchester City reached the round of 16 in the Champions League with a 4-2 group-stage win at Napoli on Wednesday. Sergio Aguero became Manchester City's greatest ever goalscorer as Pep Guardiola's side secured a place in the Champions League knockout round with a fantastic win at Serie A leaders Napoli

  • 'We lacked everything': Conte blasts Chelsea after Roma rout

    November 1, 2017 5:14 AM 48

    Antonio Conte blasted Chelsea’s lack of hunger after becoming the first English club to lose in the Champions League this season with a ruthless 3-0 rout by AS Roma. Conte lamented that the English champions – who would have advanced to the last 16 with a win – “lacked everything” after a match where they went a goal down after 38 seconds, the first

  • Roma maul Chelsea to claim top spot

    November 1, 2017 5:12 AM 18

    Rome - Stephan El Shaarawy scored a brace as AS Roma mauled Chelsea 3-0 to claim top spot in Champions League Group C on Tuesday at the expense of the English champions. The rematch in Rome's Stadio Olympico after a 3-3 thriller in London two weeks ago did not disappoint the 55 000 crowd as Chelsea coach Antonio Conte was frustrated on his return to Italy

  • Disastrous defending sees Chelsea lose Group C top spot in Rome

    October 31, 2017 9:54 PM 21

    Stephan El Shaarawy scored after 38 seconds and pounced on an Antonio Rudiger error to make it 2-0 after 36 minutes. Diego Perotti struck a fine third after 63 minutes and there would be no Chelsea comeback this time as Roma moved on to eight points, one more than the Blues. A win in Antonio Conte's first match in Italy as Blues boss would have seen Chelsea

  • Stephan El Shaarawy, Roma expose Chelsea's worsening defence... again

    October 31, 2017 9:47 PM 5

    ROME -- Three thoughts on Roma's 3-0 win over Chelsea at the Stadio Olimpico in the UEFA Champions League. When these two teams played out a thrilling 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge a fortnight ago, Antonio Conte admitted that Chelsea had never controlled proceedings despite taking -- and then surrendering -- a 2-0 lead. Fortunes were reversed at Stadio

  • Roma Top Group After Thrashing Chelsea

    October 31, 2017 9:38 PM 17

    UEFA Champions League Report: Roma v Chelsea 31 October 2017 A brace from Stephan El-Shaarawy and a goal by Diego Perotti guided Roma to an emphatic 3-0 victory over Chelsea. Chelsea had a chance just seconds into the game when Perdo Rodrigues was through on goal but the pacey forward stumbled before he could get his shot away. Roma countered well after

  • Barras to play Scotland in lead-up to fixtures

    October 31, 2017 2:19 AM 8

    This will be a lead-up to the round seven ICC Intercontinental Cup and World Cricket World Cricket League Championship fixtures. The Barras will take on the Scots on November 24 and 25 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Following this, the Barras play Hong Kong at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, United Arab Emirates, in the four-day ICUP match