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Malaysia Super League Teams Wooing National B-22 Captain

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SHAH ALAM – National under-22 (B-22) football team captain Muhammad Adib Zainudin has revealed that three teams had expressed their interest in taking him as their player for the Malaysia Super League next season. “Discussions are ongoing but there is no black and white or final decision between myself and the clubs,” he told reporters…

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Brazil To Introduce VAR After Refereeing Error

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RIO DE JANEIRO – Video Assistant Referees (VAR) are to be introduced in the Brazilian first division, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Monday, the day after league leaders Corinthians beat Vasco da Gama with a goal bundled into the net by an arm. Former Brazil striker Jo used his arm to score the…

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4 Arrests As Arsenal Match Delayed Amid Crowd Disoder

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LONDON- Arsenal’s Europa League group stage match at home to FC Cologne was delayed by an hour on Thursday, with four arrests made for public order offences after extra police had to be deployed at The Emirates Stadium in north London. British media said 20,000 Cologne fans had made their way through London towards the…

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Coaches Keep Eye On Ball For Malaysia Cup Quarter-Finals

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KUALA LUMPUR: Portuguese coach Eduardo Almeida has achieved his goal of guiding Melaka into the quarter-finals of the Malaysia Cup for the first time in a decade. But the question now is whether Melaka can continue their fairy tale run as heavyweights Darul Ta’zim await them in the two-leg quarter-final tie. For Almeida, anything beyond…

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Hong Kong Show No Fear Of Malayan Tiger

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MELAKA – Malaysian fans may disagree and even feel insulted. Hong Kong claimed they will be the favourites in the Asian Cup qualifier against Malaysia at Hang Jebat Stadium tomorrow. Hong Kong head coach, Kim Pan-Gon appears to be less than impressed with the current Malayan Tigers, preferring the style of the previous Malaysian national…

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Transformation Of Football Ticket System Necessary

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KUALA TERENGGANU – The weakness in the system of ticket sales for the 2017 Kuala Lumpur Sea Games (KL2017) football final on Monday (Aug 28) which led to a commotion at the Shah Alam Stadium, Selangor, should be taken as a lesson by the parties concerned including the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM). Kelantan Football…

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KL2017: Don’t Blame The Keeper, Says Kim Swee On

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KUALA LUMPUR – National under-22 squad coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee refused to blame goalkeeper, Muhammad Haziq Nadzli for his error that handed a goal, and eventually victory to Thailand in the 2017 Sea Games football final at the Shah Alam Stadium. At a press conference after the game, Kim Swee said the unfortunate error…

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So Close, Yet So Far: Thailand Edge Malaysia 1-0

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SHAH ALAM – A calamitous error by Malaysia goalkeeper Haziq Nadzli handed Thailand a 1-0 win and the Sea Games men’s football gold medal in the final at the Shah Alam Stadium tonight. A harmless cross into the Malaysian six-yard box did not look like it would cause trouble. But instead of catching the ball,…

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Thanabalan Is Malaysia’s Son – Thanabalan’s Mother

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SEREMBAN – Tonight will decide who gets the mother of all gold medals at the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) at the football final between Malaysia and Thailand. N. Thanabalan’s mother, V. Thiru Sundari, 52, said when she was watching the match between Malaysia and Indonesia on Saturday (Aug 26), she was nervous when…

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Chelsea Might Have Given Man Utd ‘Last Piece Of Jigsaw’

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CHELSEA may have handed Manchester United “the last part of the jigsaw” by selling them midfielder Nemanja Matic, says former England striker Ian Wright. The 29-year-old Serb, who joined for £40m, was United’s third summer buy after Benfica defender Victor Lindelof and Everton striker Romelu Lukaku. Chelsea won the Premier League title last season, finishing…

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Malaysia Lose 0-2 To India In Friendly Match

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian women’s football team lose 0-2 to India in a class  ‘A’ international friendly match at  Selayang Municipal Council Stadium (MPS) tonight. Substitute player Pyari  Xava was the toast of India when she scored two goals in the second half to ensure a valuable win for the South Asian Confederation Cup champions. Malaysia will face Singapore…

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Malaysia Whip Brunei To Extend Winning Streak

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Under 15 (U-15) team continue their scintillating performance display by whipping Brunei 3-0 in the 2017 ASEAN Football Federation U-15 Football Championship in Chonburi, Thailand, today. The Malaysian boys, who had secured two straight victories in the preliminary match, got off to a perfect start after Muhammad Azrul Haikal Ramlee drew the first…

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Three Injured In Shooting After Football Quarrel In Ipoh

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  IPOH – Three football fans were shot by a gunman following an altercation between supporters of rival teams on Sunday evening. The shooting occurred after Dream Team thumped Menglembu FC 4-0 at Padang Ipoh here at about 6pm, during which Menglembu fans had shouted profanities at Dream Team supporters. In the incident, the gunman…

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NFL Passes Streaming To Amazon, After Twitter

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Amazon announced Wednesday it is making a foray into streaming live sports with a deal to add pro US football games to its Prime subscription video service. Rights to stream 19 Thursday night matches of the National Football League during the 2017 season were bought by Amazon, which planned to make games available in real…

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China’s Football Frenzy Has Early Signs Of Fatigue

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HONG KONG – Fatigue may be setting in for some Chinese football investors. LeEco has just lost the rights to screen top Asian matches. The cash-strapped group, led by hyperactive entrepreneur Jia Yueting, has unique problems. Still, some others have probably overstretched too. On Tuesday (28/02), the Asian Football Confederation scrapped a 2015 contract with…

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Perak, MOF FC Complete Quota To Third Round Of FA Cup

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KUALA LUMPUR – Two-time champions Perak and Ministry of Finance Football Club (MOF FC) completed the list of 16 teams to the third round of the FA Cup after the conclusion of the second round matches tonight. Perak beat the Selangor Malays Football Association 3-0 at the Perak Stadium, Ipoh. Playing without supporters clearly did…

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Man Utd Oust Real Madrid From Top Of Revenue League

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LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester United have deposed Real Madrid as the world’s richest football club after revenue grew to a record $735 million in 2015-16, according to Deloitte’s annual Money League published on Thursday. The 20-times English champions knocked Madrid off the perch they had occupied for 11 years with a return to the Champions…

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Malaysia Remain In 161st Position On FIFA Ranking List For January

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s football fortunes remained unchanged in the FIFA ranking list as the new year’s list released by the world governing body for football saw Malaysia remain in 161st spot. According to the FIFA ranking list released on the FIFA website www.fifa.com today, Malaysia stayed in 161st position, the same as in December,…

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Nine New Awards Introduced In National Football Awards

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) will introduce nine new categories in the 2016 National Football Awards that will be held on Dec 23. With the new additions, the National Football Awards will see winners in 25 categories compared with 16 last year. The new categories are Best Social Media Award, Best…

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Thousands Gather At Atanasio Girardot Stadium To Pay Tribute To Chapecoense

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MEDELLIN – Thousands of people gathered on Wednesday evening at Medellin’s Atanasio Girardot stadium to pay tribute to Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team, most of whom were killed when their chartered plane crashed earlier in the week while flying to this northwestern Colombian city for a match. At the start of the solemn tribute, 71 doves…

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2016 Suzuki AFF Cup Snippets

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YANGON – The following are snippets at the 2016 Suzuki AFF Cup taking place here: Part-time traders selling numerous products such as sireh, food and drink freely conducted their business on the road in Yangon and several other cities in Myanmar. This phenomenon is normal and could be seen by foreign tourists almost daily during…

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Agong Fetes Victorious Kedah Football Team

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KUALA LUMPUR – Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Hajah Haminah tonight feted the Kedah football team who won the 2016 Malaysia Cup to a dinner at Istana Negara. Also present were the Tunku Temenggong Kedah, Tan Sri Tunku Sallehuddin um Sultan Badlishah and Tunku Laksamana Kedah, Tan…

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Grand Welcome For Kedah’s Red Eagles At Darul Aman Stadium On Tuesday

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ALOR SETAR – The Kedah Football Association (KFA) will hold a celebration at Darul Aman Stadium, here, tomorrow evening to welcome home its victorious Red Eagles who won the Malaysia Cup final last night. KFA honorary secretary, Datuk Aminuddin Omar said the celebration was to give the fans the opportunity to view the trophy brought…

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MISC-MIFA Emerge Winner Of 2016 FAM Cup

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IPOH – The Malaysian Indian Sports Council-Malaysian Indian Football Association (MISC-MIFA) team have emerged winner of the 2016 Football Association of Malaysia (FAM). MISC-MIFA lifted the trophy after beating Perak State Development Corporation Football Club (PKNP FC) with a 3-1 aggregate after registering a 1-0 win over PKNP FC in first-leg on Thursday. In the…

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PKNS FC Qualify For Super League Next Season

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KUALA LUMPUR – PKNS FC confirmed their participation in the Super League for the 2017 season tonight after finishing in the top two spots of the Premier League along with Melaka United. In their final league game of the season at the Selayang Stadium here, coach E. Elavarasan’s team collected all three points after beating…

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Pahang To Remain In Super League Next Season

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Football Association of Malaysia’s (FAM) Disciplinary Committee threw Pahang a lifeline to remain in the Super League next season by reversing the result of their match against Kedah. The FAM Disciplinary Committee which met yesterday reversed the result of the Kedah versus Pahang match on Aug 3 (Kedah won 1-0) and…

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Steve McMahon Willing To Lift Harimau M’sia Out Of Doldrums

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KUALA LUMPUR – There is a new hope to uplift the current sad state of Malaysian football as former England and Liverpool star Steve McMahon has hinted that he is willing to lend a hand. McMahon, whose full name is Stephen Joseph McMahon, who is also a coach and television, said he was willing to…

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Dr. Vida Ends Ties With Red Warriors

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BEAUTY products entrepreneur Datuk Seri Hasmiza Othman, better known as Dr Vida, has decided to stop sponsoring the Pamoga Qu Puteh The Red Warriors football team next season, reported Harian Metro. Hasmiza said being a sponsor for any sports activities, especially football, was no longer a priority after this. “I have done a lot for…

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Remains Of Former National Football Keeper Laid To Rest

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ALOR SETAR – The remains of Datuk Mohd Yusoff Abu Bakar, 81, a former national football goalkeeper in the 50s, were laid to rest at the Al-Bukhari Mosque Muslim cemetery here today. The funeral prayers for Mohd Yusoff at Al-Bukhari Mosque were attended by family members and friends before he was buried at 11.20am. Yusoff,…

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Pogba Joins United From Juventus For World Record Fee

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LONDON (Reuters) – France midfielder Paul Pogba has rejoined Manchester United from Italian champions Juventus on a five-year contract, with the option to extend for a further year, the Premier League club said in a statement on Monday. British media said United splashed out a world record fee of 89 million pounds on the 23–year-old,…

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