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Former Man U Star Scholes Criticises City’s Fans Lack Of Support

File picture shows Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini attending a news conference at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England September 29, 2014. — Reuters picLONDON: Former Manchester United star Paul Scholes slammed Manchester City’s fans for failing to create a “special” European atmosphere during yesterday’s Champions League tie at home to Roma.

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Khairy Comes To Tai’s Defence

Pic: NSTSPORTS Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has defended wushu exponent Tai Cheau Xuen over her positive dope test that saw her being stripped of her Asian Games gold medal yesterday.

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Malaysia’s Wushu Gold Medallist Denies Wrongdoing As Track, Medal, Doping Rows Dog Asian Games

Tai Cheau Xuen of Malaysia performs during the wushu women’s nanquan final at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014. — AFP picINCHEON: All three top finishers in the men’s 800 metres final were disqualified and an aggrieved Indian boxer turned down her bronze medal as disputes flared at the Asian Games today.

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Roma’s Totti At 38 Becomes Oldest Goal-Scorer In Champions League History

AS Roma’s Francesco Totti celebrates scoring a goal against Manchester City during their Champions League match at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England September 30, 2014. — Reuters pic ROME: Italy and England rarely agree on football matters, but the two countries were united in saluting record-breaking striker Francesco Totti today.

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Scholes Blasts Manchester City Fans

Paul Scholes -Daily Mail picFORMER Manchester United star Paul Scholes says Manchester City fans are failing to offer their team the necessary support on big European nights.

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Liverpool Tell Hodgson NOT To Pick Sturridge For Euro Qualifiers

LIVERPOOL have told Roy Hodgson not to pick Daniel Sturridge for England looming Euro 2016 qualifiers – even though he could return to action at the weekend.

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McIlroy: I'm Not A King-Maker

Rory McIloryWORLD number one Rory McIlroy insists he is not the new Ryder Cup king-maker, but appreciates that his voice was heard.

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Top Of The Class

Farizal Norizan left and Ahmad SYukri Abdul Aziz right  -NST picFARIZAL Norizan and Ahmad Syukri Abdul Aziz became Malaysia’s first Asian Games gold medallists since 2006 when they won the men’s 420 class in Incheon yesterday.

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PSG Spoil Xavi’s Record-Breaking Night For Barcelona

David Luiz drives in PSGs opening goal against Barcelona in Paris   -EPA photoPARIS SAINT-GERMAIN made light of the absent Zlatan Ibrahimovic and a sub-standard start to the season to claim a 3-2 Champions League victory at home to Barcelona.

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Roma Hold Manchester City After Totti Becomes Oldest Scorer

Francesco Totti took Ryan Giggss record when he became the first man to score aged 38    -Peter Powell/EPAIT has become the recurring theme of Manchester City’s difficult and largely unsatisfactory Champions League story, and the longer it goes on the harder the impression becomes of a team struggling to know what to do to put it right.

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