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Al Hilal advance in ACL despite 2 missed pens

Four-times winners Al Hilal confirmed their place in the last 16 of this year's Asian Champions League on Tuesday after the Saudi Pro League side beat Uzbekistan's Navbahor 2-0 despite a pair of missed penalties from Salem Al-Dawsari.

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Miami denies agreement for Messi-Ronaldo match

Inter Miami has denied that it agreed to participate in the Riyadh Season Cup friendly tournament in February 2024 against Al Nassr, which could have seen Lionel Messi face off with great rival Cristiano Ronaldo one last time.

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16dMark Ogden

Saudi chief says free-spending days are over

Saudi Pro League teams are to focus on signing of the "highest quality" after the summer spending spree, according to the league's director of football.

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Sources: Gallardo to coach Benzema, Al Ittihad

Marcelo Gallardo has accepted an 18-month contract to coach Karim Benzema, Fabinho and Ngolo Kanté at Al Ittihad, sources told ESPN in Argentina.

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18dAdriana Garcia

Neymar set for long-term layoff - Brazil doctor

Neymar knows he faces a lengthy recovery for his serious knee injury, according to Brazil's national team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar.

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Al Ittihad sack Nuno six months after title win

Saudi champions Al-Ittihad have terminated the contract of Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo on Tuesday after a run of poor results.

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Liverpool legend Fowler sacked by Saudi club

Saudi Arabian second-tier club Al-Qadsiah have sacked manager Robbie Fowler on Friday, just four months after appointing the former Liverpool striker.

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45dAdriana Garcia

Brazil star Neymar has torn ACL, set for surgery

Brazilian star Neymar suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee during his country's World Cup qualifying loss to Uruguay on Tuesday, Brazil and his Saudi club Al Hilal announced Wednesday.

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50dJames Olley

Southgate: Fans booing Henderson 'defies logic'

Gareth Southgate has said criticism of Jordan Henderson "defies logic" after the midfielder was booed by England fans during Friday's 1-0 friendly win over Australia.