Monthly archive - August 2011

Arsenal complete Park Chu-young signing

By Paul Williams

Arsenal have confirmed they have signed Korean international Park Chu-young from French side AS Monaco.

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Park Chu-young to sign for Arsenal

By Paul Williams

South Korean star Park Chu-young is poised to sign a new deal with English Premier League side Arsenal.

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Asians Abroad - August 27-30

Players from 13 Asian nations saw action over the weekend across Europe and South America, with South Koreans Park Ji-sung, Son Heung-min and Sanzhar Tursunov getting on the scoresheet.

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Neill makes Al-Jazira debut

By Michele Tossani

Australian defender Lucas Neill made his debut for the UAE champions Al Jazira in the International Friendly Football Tournament match against Syria’s Al Ittihad this week.

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Japan vs Australia: The Stand-Outs

By Nobuyuki Tosey

After watching the clash between the U18 sides of Japan and Australia last week, AFF reporter Nobuyuki Tosey has highlighted two players from each side as the standouts from the contest.

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Japan too good for Australia

By Nobuyuki Tosey

Seven months on since Japan and Australia fought out the Asian Cup final, last Saturday at U18 level, Japan were once again victorious in a clash between two of Asia’s strongest footballing nations.

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Thailand name squad

By Kitinan Sanguansak - AFF Thai correspondent

Thailand’s German coach Winfried Schaefer has named his 23man squad for the World Cup qualifiers next month, handing three players including Muang Thong United midfielder Piyaphon Buntao their first cap.

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Teams book place in Semi-Finals

By Chee Seong - AFF Singapore correspondent

Albirex Niigata (S), Home United, Etoile FC and Hougang United booked their place in the last four of the most prestigious cup competition in Singapore, the RHB Singapore Cup, after some exciting matches in the Quarter-Final stage.

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Zaccheroni names Japan squad

By Paul Williams

Italian Alberto Zaccheroni has named a 23-man squad for Japan ahead of their 2014 World Cup Qualifiers against North Korea and Uzbekistan next month.

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Grafite grabs late equaliser for Al Ahli

By Jordan McArdle

Brazillian striker Grafite’s injury-time header ensured Al-Ahli remained undefeated during its pre-season training camp, finishing 1-1 in the final fixture against A-League outfit Perth Glory at NIB Stadium in WA.

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