Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates with team-mates. AFP
Olivier Giroud is relishing the prospect of beating his old Arsenal team-mates when he lines up for Chelsea in the Europa League final in Baku on May 29. The 32-year-old French World Cup winner’s move across London 18 months ago has failed to deliver the regular first team football
Arsenal moved into the Premier League top four, but made hard work of seeing off 10-man Watford 1-0 thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s fortunate early opener on Monday. Aubameyang profited from an error by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster as he blasted an attempted clearance in off the Gabon international.
Pedro Rodriguez starred as Chelsea withstood a spirited Slavia Prague fightback in a wild 4-3 victory to qualify for the Europa League semi-finals on Thursday, while Arsenal knocked out Napoli after an assured display in Italy.
Alfredo Cappella scored the first goal for the Dubai Wolves by CAFU which set the pace of the game - fast with a flurry of goals coming in from both teams.
Saeed Hareb and Sabri Lamouchi discussed different initiatives for the development of football in the region during their meeting at Dubai Sports Council headquarters.
The ‘tea party’ might have moved from Friday to Saturday, but that has not undimmed the atmosphere at Jebel Ali Racecourse (JARC), which is clearly a favourite with the crowd, who find so much to do alongside the excitement of racing.
Ahead of the opening day of the revamped $8 million Slync.io Dubai Desert Classic, four-time Major winner Rory McIlroy is looking to capitalise on the good feelings that accompany any trip back to Emirates Golf Club, the place where it all began for him.