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March 4, 2014
Ahmed Rizvi lists three reasons why Mahdi Ali’s men could go deep in the continental championship in Australia next year.
March 4, 2014
The first priority is to beat Uzbekistan in Asian Cup qualifier on Tuesday but coach may also try out new players, writes Amith Passela.
March 3, 2014
Mahdi Ali’s men return to the venue where they qualified for the 2012 Olympics. Paul Oberjuerge reminisces.
January 19, 2014
Ibrahim Daldoom’s lone strike, seven minutes from time, brought their campaign in Oman to an end.
January 16, 2014
The UAE have climbed to No 63 in the Fifa rankings, the country’s highest position in the world football order since August 2002.
January 14, 2014
Arabian Gulf League champions win 9-8 on penalties bul Al Wasl proud of their performance in Abu Dhabi, reports Amith Passela.
December 9, 2013
In other UAE President's Cup matches, Al Dhaid shock Al Shaab and Al Nasr defeat Fujairah.
November 19, 2013
The UAE secured top spot in Group E of the Asian Cup qualifier with a game left after a resounding win on Tuesday night over Vietnam.
October 15, 2013
UAE beat Hong Kong 4-0 at the Mong Kok Stadium in a qualifier for the 2015 Asian Cup, but officials were unhappy that the game took place on the Muslim holiday.
October 12, 2013
The Football Association has spared no expense in getting this generation into the finest possible condition for the biggest occasion of their young lives so far.
August 27, 2013
Tough draw sees hosts also take on Honduras and Slovakia in Group A of the tournament, which starts on October 17, reports Paul Oberjuerge.
June 30, 2013
Rashid Amir has a tough training regime as they look to emulate Mahdi Ali's men, writes Ali Khaled.
May 20, 2013
Al Ahli football club has said they will buy all the tickets allocated to their fans and give them away. Not to be outdone, the other finalists, Al Shabab, has promised to do the same.
May 3, 2013
He finishes way ahead of his rivals, Worawi Makudi of Thailand and Yousuf Al Serkal, the UAE Football Association president. Ahmed Rizvi reports from Kuala Lumpur.