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Egyptian rivals Ahly, Zamalek draw dull Cairo derby

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - Arch Egyptian rivals Al-Ahly and Zamalek drew 0-0 this weekend at Cairo Stadium in the biggest African club football derby. The result left the pacesetting 'White Knights' of Zamalek six points clear of the fourth placed 'Red Devils' of Ahly 14 rounds into the 16-club national championship. Zamalek, seeking to end a six-season Ahly monopoly of the league, have 31 points ...Full Story »

Wenger challenges Arsenal to seize title momentum

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AFP) - Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal players to bounce back from their disappointment at Wigan and seize the momentum in the Premier League title race. Wenger's side squandered a chance to go into 2011 level on points with leaders Manchester United after a late own goal from Sebastien Squillaci condemned the Gunners to a frustrating 2-2 draw against Wigan on Wednesday. The n...Full Story »

Former Argentina captain Ayala retires

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Former Argentina captain Roberto Ayala, his country's second most-capped player, has told his club that he is retiring, according to Argentine media reports. The reports said the former Napoli, AC Milan, Valencia and Real Zaragoza player had informed Racing Club of his decision on Thursday, although Ayala has not made any public comment himself. Ayala, 37, wo...Full Story »

Japan defender Makino joins Cologne

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

BERLIN, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Japan defender Tomoaki Makino has joined Bundesliga strugglers Cologne from J-League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima. “I’ve been observing the player for a long time and I’m convinced of his qualities,” Cologne sporting director Volker Finke told the club’s website (www.fc-koeln.de) on Friday. The 23-year-old Makino has been included in Japan...Full Story »

Premier League roundup-United hoping for Nani return

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Brief news ahead of this weekend’s Premier League matches (all times GMT). * Leaders Manchester United hope Nani will be fit as they try to improve their away form at West Bromwich Albion on New Year’s Day (1245). The Portuguese winger has been sidelined with a hip injury and manager Alex Ferguson will assess his condition later on Friday. Ferguson said h...Full Story »

Manchester delight as United and City march on

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Premier League pacesetters Manchester United and Manchester City ground out wins to stay clear at the top while Arsenal remained in dogged pursuit with a 3-0 victory at Birmingham City on Saturday. At the other end of the table, Joe Cole struck in stoppage time to earn Liverpool a much-needed 2-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers. United were well below their best but tri...Full Story »

Arsenal maintain title charge against Birmingham

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

BIRMINGHAM, England (AFP) - Arsenal succeeded where Manchester United failed days earlier to become only the second team to win at St Andrew's in 30 games with a 3-0 victory over Birmingham City here on Saturday. Their success saw Arsenal stay within two points of both Premier League leaders Manchester United, top on goal difference, and Manchester City. It was the perfect response to the disa...Full Story »

Man United, Man City stay tied at top of league

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AP)—Manchester United and Manchester City both won Saturday to stay tied on points at the top of the Premier League. Wayne Rooney scored his first goal from open play since March to help United to a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion, and Adam Johnson gave City a 1-0 win over Blackpool. The Manchester teams each have 41 points, although United has played two games fewer than its riv...Full Story »

Tottenham trying to bring Beckham back to England

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AP)—David Beckham could be on his way back to England’s Premier League — for a little while. Tottenham, where Beckham trained as a schoolboy before signing for Manchester United, wants to sign the former England captain on loan from Los Angeles Galaxy until the Major League Soccer season starts in March. Beckham has said he would like to return to the Premier League a...Full Story »

Birmingham 0 - 3 Arsenal - Gunners keep pace with top two

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by PA

Arsenal kept the pressure on the two Manchester clubs at the top of the Barclays Premier League as they overwhelmed Birmingham, securing a 3-0 win at rainswept St Andrew's. A Robin van Persie free-kick and Samir Nasri's 13th goal of the season put the visitors in control before an own goal from Roger Johnson added to City's misery. The Gunners remain in third spot, two points adrift of United ...Full Story »

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