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Ministry of Youth and Sports Wants Police Prevent Football Hooligans From Entering Stadium

The Malaysian InsiderALOR SETAR: The Ministry of Youth and Sports has requested the police to get early intelligence to prevent football hooligans from entering the stadium at the AFF Suzuki Cup final second leg match between Malaysia and Thailand in Kuala Lumpur next Saturday.

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After Booed By Fans, Wenger Vows For Tighter Defence In Newcastle Game

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger attends a training session ahead of their Champions League football match against Galatasaray, at their training facility in London Colney, north of London December 8, 2014. — Reuters pic LONDON: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will again look to confound his critics when his side welcome in-form Newcastle United to the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League this weekend.

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F1 Bosses Snub Rosberg In Best Driver Poll, Vote For Hamilton Instead

Pic: ReutersLONDON — Formula One team principals have snubbed Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg in a best driver poll, rating the German only fifth in a list headed by his title-winning team mate Lewis Hamilton.

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Chelsea Keeper Cech Gets Chance To Regain First-Team Place

Pic: ReutersLONDON — Petr Cech will make his first Premier League start of the season this weekend after regular keeper Thibaut Courtois was ruled out of Chelsea’s meeting with Hull City this weekend.

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Schurrle Dismisses Chelsea Departure Talks

Pic: ReutersCHELSEA — Andre Schurrle has dismissed any suggestion he might leave Chelsea during the January transfer window after overcoming a long-standing illness.

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Suzuki Cup: Vietnam To Probe Match-Fixing Allegations

Pic: ReutersHANOI — Vietnam’s football authorities will investigate the country’s team for suspected foul play after their disastrous 4-2 loss to Malaysia at the AFF Suzuki Cup, an official said today, amid suspicions of match-fixing.

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Petra Kvitova Aims To Clinch Top Spot In Women’s Tennis

Pic: ReutersPRAGUE — Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic has said she was looking to improve her Grand Slam performances while keeping an eye on the world number one spot for 2015.

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Safee Sali Fires Another Shot At Malaysian Supporters

HANOI – At a time when Malaysians around the country are united over Harimau Malaya’s progress into the final of the AFF Cup, striker Safee Sali couldn't resist to take another dig towards the Malaysian supporters.

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Malaysia's Veteran Tigers Still Pack A Huge Roar

HANOI – They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but it seems that Malaysia’s seasoned players in the national football team still have plenty of fuel left in their tanks to conjure up a surprise to not disappoint the nation.

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KJ Salutes Both Sets Of Supporters

KUALA LUMPUR - With euphoria gripping the nation in the aftermath of Malaysia’s AFF Cup semi-final victory yesterday, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin reserved special praise towards the travelling fans who made their way to Vietnam.

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