<![CDATA[Football]]> http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football en_US en_US Wasl will give Jorginho time but results in Arabian Gulf League are needed http://www.thenational.ae/sport/arabian-gulf-league/wasl-will-give-jorginho-time-but-results-in-arabian-gulf-league-are-needed Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:22:19 GMT F516B1A8-EA90-40B9-B3EE-A620E133B399 2014-04-17T17:22:19Z Walter Zenga seeks early retribution at Al Jazira in Arabian Gulf Cup final http://www.thenational.ae/sport/arabian-gulf-league/walter-zenga-seeks-early-retribution-at-al-jazira-in-arabian-gulf-cup-final Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:10:33 GMT 49DF8D8D-657D-42AA-90BC-26A7E2B81244 2014-04-17T17:10:33Z Inter Milan will target Dzeko and Torres this summer http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/inter-milan-will-target-dzeko-and-torres-this-summer Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:26:48 GMT DDA10944-20FC-4372-9D82-71EAFA25CC8F 2014-04-17T13:26:48Z Poyet says ‘I am sure that Luis Suarez is going to be happy’ after Sunderland draw at Manchester City http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/poyet-says-i-am-sure-that-luis-suarez-is-going-to-be-happy-after-sunderland-draw-at-manchester-city Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:58:49 GMT EF999A72-2880-4B74-97B5-26C49DC8532E 2014-04-17T11:58:49Z Peter Shilton says Liverpool form no guarantee for England’s World Cup side http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/peter-shilton-says-liverpool-form-no-guarantee-for-englands-world-cup-side Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:38:55 GMT 9E0D151C-5406-4801-9B4B-D420C852DD5C 2014-04-17T10:38:55Z Bayern Munich set up German Cup final clash with Borussia Dortmund http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/bayern-munich-set-up-german-cup-final-clash-with-borussia-dortmund Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:17:01 GMT 11086AE3-6828-4F32-9394-E81DAD6FC5E2 2014-04-17T10:17:01Z Carlo Ancelotti savours Gareth Bale strike in win over Barcelona http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/carlo-ancelotti-savours-gareth-bale-strike-in-win-over-barcelona Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:35:49 GMT D4B1E55C-1886-499C-BEF4-30E2265F3EAA 2014-04-17T08:35:49Z Manuel Pellegrini says Liverpool hangover cost Manchester City http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/manuel-pellegrini-says-liverpool-hangover-cost-manchester-city Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:49:31 GMT 085B4BFB-2A93-443F-9E60-5BCC6C6BD941 2014-04-17T08:49:31Z Plenty of life still in Barcelona, says Gerardo Martino http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/plenty-of-life-still-in-barcelona-says-gerardo-martino Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:16:46 GMT 66F5B2B5-A894-40AD-8505-6D2F6E690BD5 2014-04-17T09:16:46Z Roberto Martinez still hopeful after Everton loss http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/roberto-martinez-still-hopeful-after-everton-loss Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:05:08 GMT 0759E178-F06E-4F9C-B69E-76D6E8F74B2C 2014-04-17T09:05:08Z Late strike qualifies Al Jazira for last 16 of Asian Champions League http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/late-strike-qualifies-al-jazira-for-last-16-of-asian-champions-league Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:02:05 GMT A3954921-DEE4-4D5F-B02B-2397B3426D45 2014-04-16T22:02:05Z Time is almost up for Barcelona ahead of Copa del Rey http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/time-is-almost-up-for-barcelona-ahead-of-copa-del-rey Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:54:26 GMT 9B2FF6DF-080F-41BE-9DDC-7E470BF0F6E6 2014-04-16T14:54:26Z Real Madrid can take first step to a treble with Copa del Rey win http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/real-madrid-can-take-first-step-to-a-treble-with-copa-del-rey-win Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:01:33 GMT CDC681EE-3023-4747-B373-A45AD1836B8C 2014-04-16T15:01:33Z Asian Cup expanding to 24 football teams in 2019 http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/asian-cup-expanding-to-24-football-teams-in-2019 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:23:40 GMT D1051C29-E499-4E95-A849-2C78E3E6C18B 2014-04-16T15:23:40Z Match-fixing’s persistence illustrates need for football to examine relationship with gambling http://www.thenational.ae/blogs/kit-bag/match-fixings-persistence-illustrates-need-for-football-to-examine-relationship-with-gambling Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:14:52 GMT DA094BF0-60C8-4882-8D1F-C8B802F1E957 2014-04-16T20:14:52Z Carlos Tevez denies reports of rift with Lionel Messi keeping him out of Argentina squad http://www.thenational.ae/sport/lionel-messi/carlos-tevez-denies-reports-of-rift-with-lionel-messi-keeping-him-out-of-argentina-squad Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:12:49 GMT 68328889-3A74-4DC9-9BF4-B3593153B779 2014-04-16T20:12:49Z Kroos to turn down potential Manchester United offer to stay at Bayern http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/kroos-to-turn-down-potential-manchester-united-offer-to-stay-at-bayern Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:41:53 GMT 77FCD08B-64B6-48CC-AF76-BB131EB6BA47 2014-04-16T19:41:53Z Barcelona or Real Madrid? Copa del Rey result too close to call http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/barcelona-or-real-madrid-copa-del-rey-result-too-close-to-call Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:28:01 GMT 45894624-1E5B-43CA-8AF5-98D4946EF23F 2014-04-16T16:28:01Z Anfield holds memorial to mark 25th anniversary of Hillsborough disaster http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/anfield-holds-memorial-to-mark-25th-anniversary-of-hillsborough-disaster Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:28:49 GMT 1665C3BD-B8CF-4C3A-A473-5B9C7F248E38 2014-04-16T10:28:49Z Manchester City’s Yaya Toure could miss up to three games http://www.thenational.ae/sport/football/manchester-citys-yaya-toure-could-miss-up-to-three-games Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:26:06 GMT FBAD220A-29A5-4F2E-8338-2B2CDA14B3C3 2014-04-16T13:26:06Z