Football India Sport 

Maradona to visit Kolkata for a two-day trip in September

KOLKATA: Argentine legend Diego Maradona is set to kick off the football carnival in India during his September 18-19 visit, about a month ahead of the City of Joy’s historic date with FIFAU-17 World Cup Final. This will be the 1986 World Cup winner’s second visit to the city after December 2008 when thousands of fans gathered to welcome him past midnight at the airport. Confirming this in a video-conference call with the promoter of the trip in the wee hours today, the 56-year-old said he is very excited to…

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Football Masters Football Maylasia Singapore Sport 

Johor princess to marry S’pore football club marketing manager on Aug 14

OHOR BARU – Johor Princess Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Sultan Ibrahim will marry Dennis Muhammad Abdullah on Aug 14, the state Royal Council announced on Sunday. Its president Datuk Abdul Rahim Ramli said that Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar and Permaisuri Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris Shah have consented and given their blessings to the wedding. He said that the betrothal ceremony would be held at 10am on Aug 14 at Istana Bukit Serene followed by the solemnisation ceremony. PENGUMUMAN MAJLIS PERKAHWINAN YAM TUNKU TUN AMINAH…

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Asia Football Masters Football 

Battle of the masters in Singapore November 11th

BATTLE OF THE MASTERS Come November 11, rivalries will be renewed at the National Stadium when Singapore Masters, Arsenal Masters and Liverpool Masters take centrestage at the Battle of the Masters. The three teams featuring household names such as Fandi Ahmad, V. Sundramoorthy, Aleksander Duric, Robert Pirès, Nigel Winterburn, Steve McManaman, David James and John Arne Riise* will play 40-minute matches in a round-robin format. Which ‘red’ are you? From now till 31 August 2017, Standard Chartered Credit/Debit Card holders will enjoy 20% off regular ticket prices. In the same…

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Asia Football Singapore 

Football: Lionel Messi arrives in Singapore with Argentina squad, won’t feature in friendly

  About 10 fans waited outside the private terminal at Changi Airport on Saturday – some of them had camped out for seven hours – hoping to catch a glimpse of their favourite players as they zipped out of the airport grounds in a bus. “I just followed a few stars on their Instagram and Twitter accounts. And then I just calculated the time difference from Australia. We just we went to Terminal 3, Terminal 2, and then we ran here to see if we could find them for five…

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News Phuket 

Leicester City FC takes time out in Phuket Thailand

PHUKET: More than 70 players and staff from the English Premier League’s Leicester City Football Club touched down at Phuket Airport yesterday for a three-day stopover before traveling to Myanmar on Sunday. The team arrived in Phuket on an AirAsia flight from Bangkok’s Don Muang Airport at about 1.35pm and were given a warm welcome by Airport Director Monrudee Gettuphan and a contingent of officials including Santi Pawai, director of the Ministry of Tourism and Sport (MOTS) Phuket Office. Accompanying the team was Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester City FC’s Thai chairman…

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