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Blackpool 1 - 3 Arsenal
London, April 11 (BNA) -- Arsenal kept up the pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester United and maintained their title hopes with victory at Blackpool. Arsene Wenger's side have reduced United's lead to seven points with a game in hand, despite veteran 41-year-old keeper Jens Lehmann being thrust into his first start for the club in three years, after Manuel Almunia was injured in the warm-up. Lehmann had a relatively untroubled first half as Arsenal established firm control courtesy of two goals in three minutes from Abou Diaby and Emmanuel Eboue.
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Win confirms eight point lead (3-1)
Madrid, April 10 (BNA) -- Bar a came from behind to take three vital points and beat Almeria 3-1 at the Nou Camp tonight with a goal from Thiago and two from Messi, one a penalty, that send them to the Bernabeu next week with an 8 point lead. The team did what had to be done and now go into the big game next week with a comfortable eight point cushion over their great rivals. This was a hard earned win over bottom club Almeria, who limited Bar a early on and even took the lead, before Guardiola’s team’s courage and talent once again proved enough to take the three points.
2011/04/10 More
United 2 Fulham 0
London, April 10 (BNA) -- United may not have always played like champions on Saturday, but the Reds took another step towards a record 19th league title with a comfortable 2-0 win over Fulham at Old Trafford. Of course, each step at this stage of the season must feel like a giant stride to those teams trailing Sir Alex's men. Matches are running out for the chasing pack to haul in a United side determined to land a historic piece of silverware. the At the final whistle, United (with only six games to play) were 10 points clear of Arsenal, 11 clear of Chelsea and 13 ahead of neighbours Manchester City.
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No Decision Yet on Bahrain Grand Prix 2011, BIC Chief Executive said
Manama - Apr 09 (BNA) -- Manama–April 9 (BNA)- The sport authorities in the Kingdom of Bahrain are still hoping to reschedule the Formula One race later in 2011.
2011/04/09 More
Al Ahly Club Takes Action Against Those Who Offended the Kingdom and Its Leadership
Manama, April 9. (BNA) - Al Ahly Club’s Board has taken a number of measures against those who offended the kingdom and its wise leadership. During its most recent meeting, the Board, out of its adherence to national interests and assertion of loyalty to the wise leadership, banned players Maher Ashoor, Sadiq Ali, Salah Abduljalil, Hussain Fakhr, Mohammed Qurban, Mahmoud Abdul Nabi and Abbas Ayyad from any sport activity, and suspended the membership of Amer Hassan Ali Saleh, Hussaim Madan and Ali Hassan Ahmed.
2011/04/09 More
BBA to Probe Its Affiliates' Ireesponsible Violations
Manama, April 7. (BNA) – President of the Bahrain Basketball Association (BBA) Adel Al Assomi today issued a decision forming a committee to probe on the "irresponsible" violations made by some players, and members of the BBA’s administrative and technical staff who participated in demonstrations that called for the downfall of the ruling system and offended the kingdom’s wise leadership and fundamentals.
2011/04/07 More
FC Barcelona have a foot and a half in the semi finals of the Champions League thanks to a 5-1 win over Shakhtar Donetsk
Madrid, April 7 (BNA) -- FC Barcelona have a foot and a half in the semi finals of the Champions League thanks to a 5-1 win over Shakhtar Donetsk at the Camp Nou. In a gripping game, all of Iniesta, Alves, Piqu , Keita and Xavi found the target. Guardiola meant it when he said he feared what Shakhtar Donetsk are capable of doing. Bar a and the Ukrainians produced an electric game with chances falling to both sides and plenty of intensity, which brought to mind that epic game between Bar a and Dynamo Kiev nearly two decades ago. But this time it was Guardiola who came out on top, for his side were far more effective in front of goal.
2011/04/07 More
Chelsea 0 United 1
London, April 7 (BNA) -- It's advantage United at half-time in the all-English Champions League quarter-final, thanks to Wayne Rooney's second opening goal in two missions on Chelsea's manor and a sterling rearguard action. While the Reds won't be as comfortable as Real Madrid (4-0), Schalke (5-2) and Barcelona (5-1) heading into next week's second legs, Sir Alex Ferguson's men will still be favourites to reach the semi-finals after this psychologically significant win at Stamford Bridge. It was United's first victory in Chelsea's backyard since April 2002 when Rooney was a sixteen year-old still awaiting his senior Everton debut and the Reds were chasing, ultimately in vain, a fourth successive league title.
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Bar a have had their second to last training session before their Champions league quarter final with Shakhtar
Madrid, April 6 (BNA) -- The whole of the Bar a first team were at training in some way or other today, and the great news is that both Maxwell and Pedro, who trained on Monday, have been given the medical all-clear and are available for selection for Wednesday’s game at the Camp Nou.
2011/04/06 More
Real Madrid will head to London with a comfortable 4-0 victory in their pockets
London, April 6 (BNA) -- Real Madrid will head to London with a comfortable 4-0 victory in their pockets. Squad members asked fans to turn out in force to welcome Tottenham and the Bernabeu responded as only it knows how.
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