Barcelona frustrated at Rubin Kazan

MOSCOW: Spanish giants Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw by Russian champions Rubin Kazan in their Champions League Group D encounter at Kazan on Wednesday. Both goals came from the penalty spot, with Ecuadorian midfielder Christian Noboa giving Rubin … Continue reading

Perlis to be rewarded for Gold Cup win

KANGAR: Perlis players and officials will be rewarded for winning the Sultan’s Gold Cup by beating Kedah 2-0 in the final on Monday. Football Association of Perlis president Datuk Redzuan Sheikh Ahmad said they would receive the RM30,000 prize money … Continue reading

Perlis keeper wants to be M’sia No.1

KUALA LUMPUR: National goalkeeper, Mohd Farizal Marlias, hopes to get into the good books of national football coach K Rajagobal to be the top goalie in the nation’s main eleven football squad. The 23-year-old goalkeeper is now Rajagobal’s second choice … Continue reading

Selangor country’s sole representative

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor will be the country’s sole representative in the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) 2010 AFC Cup after Perlis turned down opportunity to be the second team. Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) secretarygeneral Datuk Azzuddin Ahmad said Selangor qualified … Continue reading

Yayasan throw spanner in Dockyard works

Solitary strike from Aris sets up Sunday final against Finexsys KUCHING: Yayasan Sarawak staved off a spirited fight from Brooke Dockyard to win their semi-final match 1-0 at State Stadium in Petra Jaya yesterday. The solitary goal came from Aris … Continue reading

DBKU fail to capitalise on one-man advantage

KUCHING: DBKU yesterday failed to capitalise on a first-half sending-off that reduced defending champions Finexsys to 10 men in their Kuching Football League semi-final clash at State Stadium here. They lost 0-1 to the 2008 Borneo Cup winners who sneaked … Continue reading

Malaysia to push grass-roots football

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said yesterday it would pour more resources into grass-roots level football, buoyed by the national side reaching the final of the Southeast Asian Games for the first time in 20 years. Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Ahmad … Continue reading

PBB Youth Chief football tomorrow

MIRI: The Sarawak PBB Youth Chief Trophy will be held on Dec 13. This inaugural football tournament is organised by PBB Youth Zone 8. “We anticipate many youths joining the tournament and the public coming to support their teams,” said … Continue reading

38 teams vie for PBB nine-a-side title

MIRI: Thirty-eight teams from Bekenu, Niah and Miri are competing for the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) nine-a-side football open, which began last Sunday. The teams are from the private sector, government departments and nongovernmental organisations (NGOs). PBB Lambir branch … Continue reading

Overwhelming response to 1Malaysia Cup

KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Cup, a unique junior football tournament based on the 1Malaysia concept introduced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, has received overwhelming response. The tournament organised by World Cup Vision Football Club under the patronage of … Continue reading