Football

The billion dollar league

The billion dollar league

The Premier League’s biggest summer spending spree was threatening the £1 billion (S$2.1 billion) mark yesterday as clubs prepared for a record-breaking last-minute trolley-dash...

FIFA to meet on Qatar 2022 dates

ZURICH — FIFA will host its first consultation meeting next week to agree on dates for playing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with president Sepp Blatter suggesting that a...

Falcao the ace up van Gaal’s sleeve

Falcao the ace up van Gaal’s sleeve

LONDON — Manchester United’s last-minute swoop to sign striker Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco has caught the rest of the Premier League napping on transfer deadline day.

Sterling silver is gold for Liverpool

Sterling silver is gold for Liverpool

LONDON — All eyes were on Liverpool’s new signing Mario Balotelli, but teenager Raheem Sterling stole the show last night and got his side’s fledgling season back on track,...

Platini rules out challenging Blatter

Platini rules out challenging Blatter

MONACO — European football chief Michel Platini will not challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency, saying yesterday that there was “no shadow of doubt” about his decision.

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