Al Hilal

AFP

Carlos Eduardo hat-trick fires Al Hilal into semis

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Riyadh (AFP) – Carlos Eduardo struck a fine hat-trick as Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal stormed into the semi-finals of the Asian Champions League with a 3-0 rout of UAE’s Al Ain on Monday.

Victory at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh gave the reigning Saudi champions and continental runners-up in 2014 a 3-0 aggregate win following their goalless draw in the first leg last month.

Carlos Eduardo hat-trick fires Al Hilal into semis

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Riyadh (AFP) – Carlos Eduardo struck a fine hat-trick as Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal stormed into the semi-finals of the Asian Champions League with a 3-0 rout of UAE’s Al Ain on Monday.

Victory at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh gave the reigning Saudi champions and continental runners-up in 2014 a 3-0 aggregate win following their goalless draw in the first leg last month.

Al Ain, Al Hilal in goalless draw

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Al Ain and Al Hilal have it all to play for after an absorbing goalless draw in their Asian Champions League quarter-final first leg here on Monday.

In sweltering conditions, UAE’s Al Ain, the inaugural winners of the competition and the runners-up last year to South Korea’s Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, produced most of the chances but some stout defending prevented them from scoring.

Al Ain, Al Hilal in goalless draw

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Al Ain and Al Hilal have it all to play for after an absorbing goalless draw in their Asian Champions League quarter-final first leg here on Monday.

In sweltering conditions, UAE’s Al Ain, the inaugural winners of the competition and the runners-up last year to South Korea’s Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, produced most of the chances but some stout defending prevented them from scoring.

Wolves land early promotion race blow

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

London (AFP) – Big-spending Wolves made a strong start to their promotion bid as Leo Bonatini’s debut goal sealed a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough on the opening weekend of the Championship on Saturday.

Brazilian striker Bonatini, signed on a season-long loan from Saudi Arabian club Al Hilal, punished a mistake from Boro defender Daniel Ayala to settle a tight encounter in the 33rd minute at Molineux.

Qatar’s Al Rayyan crash out after Doha thriller

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Doha (AFP) – Qatar’s Al Rayyan crashed out of the Asian Champions League after being handed a heartbreaking 4-3 defeat by Saudi giants Al Hilal on Monday.

The Michael Laudrup managed side needed a win to secure their first ever last 16 berth but a brace each by Nicolas Milesi and Omar Khribin in a Doha thriller put paid to their hopes as already qualified Al Hilal went on to top Group D with 12 points from six matches.

AFC Champions League

Finish ‘Em! Al-Hilal Fans Produce Superb Mortal Kombat-Inspired Tifo (Video)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 1 view

By Alan Duffy

The fans of Saudi league side Al-Hilal are no strangers to magnificent tifos. And again, in the second leg of the AFC Champions League second leg clash with Persepolis, the home fans produced a superb Mortal Kombat-inspired display.

Starting with "Sub-Zero" from the famous video game, the display at the King Fahd International Stadium turned to a great big "Finish 'em".

Asia: Saudi clubs impose themselves on Champions League

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

Saudi Arabian football will be well represented in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League. Following this week's Round of 16 matches three sides from Saudi Arabia made it through to the last eight with another five teams, all hailing from different nations, Â to join them in the business end of the tournament.

Al-Hilal FC adidas 2011/12 Home, Away and Third Kits

Football Fashion at related • 1 view
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club (Arabic: نادي الهلال‎), usually called Al-Hilal, is a Saudi Arabian soccer club based in the country's capital of Riyadh. The club won its 13th Saudi Premier League title last season and was a semi-finalist in the 2010 edition of the AFC Champions League. Manager by former German international and Hamburger SV [.

Saudi Arabia: Opening day wins for the Big Two

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

Saudi Arabia's domestic championship began this weekend with record champions Al-Hilal showing their mettle as they came from behind to defeat Hajer Club by two goals to one whilst Al-Ittihad warmed up for their forthcoming AFC Champions League clash with South Korean outfit FC Seoul with an exciting 5-3 triumph over Al Tawwun.

AFC: Champions and Cup review

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

The group stages in the two major Asian club competitions have concluded on Wednesday and there was plenty of tension in the air. The remaining places in the Round of 16 stages of each competition were up for grabs and ensured some dramatic action on Matchday 6.

In the AFC Champions League there was virtually nothing left to play for in the east of the continent as all of the qualifiers from Groups E-H were known before kick-off.

AFC: Seongnam and Zob Ahan reach CL final; AFC Cup Review (+video)

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

Both of the two major Asian club tournaments have decided their finalists over the last couple of nights. The AFC Champions League and the AFC Cup witnessed two semi-finals of major tension and drama with two of the four fixtures seeing the sides separated by just one goal over the two legs whilst another was decided by away goals.

AFC: Al-Shabab and Zob Ahan sneak one goal leads; AFC Cup Review

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

Ghasem Hadadifar (left) scored the winning goal for Iranian side Zob Ahan

Asian club competition has reached a crucial point of the season with both of the Asian Football Confederation's flagship tournaments in the semi-final stages. There have been goals galore in the AFC Champions League whilst the AFC Cup has seen two more tense affairs amongst the final four.

Asia: Season begins in Saudi Arabia; Leagues round-up

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

T&T Ha noi are the new champions of Vietnam

The new Saudi football season began and a new champion was crowned in Vietnam this weekend. In the meantime each of the three big Asian leagues in China, Japan and South Korea are now past the halfway point of their domestic championship seasons. Stoppage Time International Football Blog reviews the latest developments from Asia.

Videos

Video: Axel Witsel’s touchline striptease (Zenit St Petersburg 4-1 Al Hilal)

Off the Post at related • 0 views
Zenit St Petersburg fans don't like saying any of Axel Witsel's non-white skin in their kit. But he treated them to a glimpse of a bit more of his most un-Zenit-like complexion than usual as he prepared to take to the field for the friendly against Al Hilal.

You've never seen an own goal like this before.

No Short Corners at related • 0 views
The sheer volume of combined calamities needed for Al-Hilal to concede this goal boggles the mind. It's like a Keystone Cops greatest hits clip.- Greg Seltzer

This Way For An Utterly Pitiful Own Goal From Saudi Arabia (Video)

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

By Chris Wright

In which, during his side's 2-1 U23 Prince Faisal Bin Fahad Cup win over Al Ansar, Al Hilal's Radwan Al-Moosa pops up completely unmarked at the back stick to apply a consumate finishing touch (on the volley) to his opponent's lame cross/tame shot..

Video: 67-year-old Al-Ittihad coach Dimitri Davidovic does a cartwheel

Off the Post at related • 1 view
Gymnastic geriatric Over-exuberant manager celebrations are nothing new in football, but they are rarely quite as energetic as this and on the odd occasions that they are they are not usually performed by managers who are pushing 70. But Dimitri Davidovic, the 67-year-old Belgian coach of Saudi side Al-Ittihad, showed off his gymnastic [.

Wonderful goals from Saudi League

One-two goal soccer blog at related • 1 view
Al-Hilal beat Al-Faisali 5-1 in a wonderful feast of goals, for all six goals. I will start with the second goal of Yasir Al-Qahtani with nice clever piece of team work skills and here is the...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!

LA Galaxy

Galaxy sign Swedish Midfielder Wilhelmson

American Soccer News at related • 0 views

The Los Angeles Galaxy took a step towards reinforcing the depth of its lineup ahead of the stretch run of the MLS season on Wednesday, as the team announced it had signed Swedish midfielder Christian Wilhelmsson.

The 32-year old Wilhelmsson has played in numerous countries since his career began in 1997, starting out with Swedish club Mjallby, where he played there until 2000 and scored 11 goals in 51 appearences.

WCR Top 25 Clubs in the World - 1997

World Club Rankings at related • 0 views

Since there is an international break in club action this weekend, we are going to take advantage of the break to bring the next entry in our series of Annual Club Rankings.
For the second time in three years, Juventus headed the top of the Annual Rankings despite finishing as runner-up in the European Champions Cup.

African Champions League

Sudan’s domestic players show Africa the benefit of team-work

Mirko Bolesan at related • 0 views

After what we've seen at this year's Africa Cup of Nations it's perhaps a little foolish to talk in terms of more shocks. Why should we continue to be shocked when our predictions are continually thrown back in our faces time after time?

Sudan became the latest side to upset the African apple cart when they qualified for the quarter finals last night.

The African Champions League Exists….And It’s Exciting

The Shin Guardian at related • 1 view

With this piece by new contributor Matthew Pentz, TSG kicks off it's African soccer coverage.

The Forgotten Footie Continent

The African Champions League exists mostly, if not completely, on the periphery of the soccer world. The tournament blends a strong history, passionate fans, and an up-and-coming class of young players, however, and its semifinalists each have a bit of the underdog in them.

Lionel Messi

Some Soccer News for Tue Dec 6, 2011

Du Nord at related • 0 views
MLS FIRST KICK 2012

The first 4 games of next season were announced today.

We will get the new kids from Montreal in game 1, Dallas hosting NYC for the NBC Sports Network debut broadcast, Chivas & Houston on a Sunday Galavision game, and Portland hosting Monday Night Futbol.

Talented goals picks of the week 21 Oct

One-two goal soccer blog at related • 0 views
This week is rich of wonderful bicycle kicks and dribble solo goals. I really enjoyed seeing the solo ones in specific,

I will start by this wonderful run by Vitor Junior from Brazil


I don't know if I say that this is a wonderful solo, or a wonderful team work, it is an entertaining piece of music


Neymar definitely is one of the next big things in soccer, especially if he managed to employ his talent to the team and not just to himself


This is not a goal, but a wonderful run by Archivan


Messi brilliant control of the ball
But, if you have missed it, you must watch what Messi did in the CL game vs.

African football

FIFA: Club World Cup Team Guide – Espérance Tunis

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

Tunisian giants Espérance will make their maiden appearance in the FIFA Club World Cup following their second CAF Champions League title win, their first such title for seventeen years, which was achieved with a 1-0 aggregate victory over Moroccans WAC Casablanca in the final. Should the Tunis based side overcome the challenge of Asian champions Al Sadd in the quarter-finals, a glamour tie against UEFA Champions League winners FC Barcelona will be on the cards for one of Africa's most famous clubs.

Africa: Wydad and Espérance hold first leg advantage (+video)

Stoppage Time at related • 1 view

The African Champions League saw the first legs of the semi-final stage this weekend with narrow wins for Moroccans Wydad Casablanca and Tunisians Espérance.

Wydad Casablanca, African champions back in 1992, were fearful of wasting home advantage as their game against Nigerian champions Enyimba FC looked to be heading to a goalless stalemate.

CAF: Enyimba and Luanda ensure semi-final spots

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

With just one matchday to play in the group stage of the CAF African Champions League only Nigerian champions Enyimba FC have secured a place in the semi-finals. Five teams kept alive their ambitions of progression into the final four of this year's competition and thus ensure an interesting finish to this stage of the tournament next weekend.

CAF: Groups still to be decided in African cups

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

The semi-final places have yet to be decided in the CAF Champions League and the CAF Confederation Cup and with four of the six matchdays completed it seems likely that the next round of games will be the most important played in this year's competitions so far.

Group A could've seen Nigerians Enyimba FC (4 games, 8 points) seal their place in the last four at the weekend but they were held to a goalless draw away at bottom club Raja Casablanca who gained only their second point of the campaign.

CAF: Tough opening weekend in African club competitions

Stoppage Time at related • 1 view

Despite the lack of winners and losers in the opening round of matches in the CAF Champions League group stages this weekend there was still plenty to shout about. The CAF Confederation Cup, Africa's second-tier competition, almost followed suit with two of this weekend's four matches ending in a stalemate.

CAF: Who will take Mazembe’s Champions League crown?

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

Mazembe won the last two titles. Who will take their title this year?

With much political and civil unrest disrupting a great deal of the 2011 CAF Champions League it is an achievement in itself that the group stages will be played as originally scheduled. Many games were either postponed, re-scheduled or teams disqualified from the tournament for various reasons in what has been a difficult tournament to organize.

CAF: FUS and Sfaxien hold one goal leads (+video)

Stoppage Time at related • 0 views

The Confederation Cup, Africa's second club competition, is at the semi-final stage and for Moroccan side FUS Rabat the dream of a first continental title is still strong following their 2-1 away victory in Libya against Ittihad. Two-time champions CS Sfaxien of Tunisia have a narrow one goal advantage to take into their second leg tie against Sudan's Al-Hilal.

Saudi Arabia

The outside foot talent - Emana

One-two goal soccer blog at related • 0 views
Kicking and passing with the 'outside of the foot' is a very elegant and advanced skill that is mastered by only small number of players. I will cover in this series some of these players.

This year the Saudi league started with a storming media and legal debate of the Cameroonian player at Al-Hilal Achille Emana, did he give a finger or he didn't?

Sven-Goran Eriksson set to be named manager of Al Hilal

Off the Post at related • 0 views
Former England manager to take high wages offer shock horror According to reports in Europe and the Middle East, Sven is set to take an offer to manage Saudi Arabian side Al Hilal. After a summer in which h has been linked with every Premier League job going, it seems inevitable that the Swede would [.

Sven-Goran Eriksson set to be named manager of Al Hilal

Off the Post at related • 0 views
Former England manager to take high wages offer shock horror According to reports in Europe and the Middle East, Sven is set to take an offer to manage Saudi Arabian side Al Hilal. After a summer in which h has been linked with every Premier League job going, it seems inevitable that the Swede would [.

sudão

Jogo 0148/2011 - CHAN 2011 - África do Sul 2x1 Zimbábue

Futebol no mundo e sua história at related • 0 views
Mais um jogo da CHAN 2011, foi disputado no dia 13/02/2011, na cidade de Hilal-SUD, no Al Hilal Stadium, onde jogaram as seleções da África do Sul (47º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Zimbábue (113º no ranking da FIFA).

Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
2002Johannesburg 05/05/2001 RSA2:1 (2:0)ZIM Second stage2002Harare 09/07/2000 ZIM0:2 (0:1)RSA Second stage
Eliminatórias Continentais
1994Johannesburg 24/04/1993 RSA1:1 (1:0)ZIM Preliminary round1994Harare 16/08/1992 ZIM4:1 (0:0)RSA Preliminary round

O árbitro do jogo, foi: Jamal Hamoudi-ALG

O primeiro gol do jogo, foi de Maroto Norman, aos 2 minutos do primeiro tempo, para o Zimbábue.

Jogo 0486/2010 - Eliminatórias CAN 2012 - Sudão 2x0 COngo

Futebol no mundo e sua história at related • 0 views
O décimo sexto jogo das Eliminatórias da CAN 2012, foi realizado no dia 04/09/2010, na cidade Omdurman-SUD, no Al-Hilal Stadium e reuniu as seleções do Sudão (120º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Congo (106º no ranking da FIFA).


Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
2010Omdurman 11/10/2008 SUD2:0 (1:0)CGO Second stage2010Brazzaville 08/06/2008 CGO1:0 (0:0)SUD Second stage
Copa da África
1972Douala 29/02/1972 CGO4:2 (2:2)SUD First stage

O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Wellington Kaoma-ZAM

O primeiro gol do jogo, foi de Mudather El Tahir, aos 9 minutos do primeiro tempo, ele que é jogador do Hilal Capitals-SUD.

The Rest

Photo: Wolves agree deal to sign 15-goal forward, South American poses with club shirt

SoccerLens at related • 0 views

Championship outfit Wolves have confirmed the agreement to sign Leo Bonatini on loan for next season.

The highly talented Brazilian striker will look to aid Wolves’ promotion push now.

The 23-year-old has joined the Championship club from Al Hilal and it will be a major step up in terms of league quality and performance standards.

Jogo 0039/2011 - Copa da Ásia - China 2x2 Uzbequistão

Futebol no mundo e sua história at related • 0 views
Mais um jogo da Copa da Ásia de 2011, foi realizada no dia 16/01/2011, na cidade de Doha-QAT, no Al-Gharafa Stadium, onde jogaram as seleções da China (79º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção do Uzbequistão (108º no ranking da FIFA).


Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Continentais
2002Tashkent 19/10/2001 UZB1:0 (0:0)CHN Second stage2002Shenyang 15/09/2001 CHN2:0 (0:0)UZB Second stage
Copa da Ásia
2007Kuala Lumpur 18/07/2007 UZB3:0 (0:0)CHN First stage1996Al Ain City 06/12/1996 CHN0:2 (0:0)UZB Group matches

Amistosos
2007Macau 27/03/2007 CHN3:1 (2:0)UZB 1994Hiroshima 16/10/1994 CHN2:4 (1:2)UZB Final

O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Abdullah Al hilal-OMA


O primeiro gol do jogo, foi de Yu Hai, aos 6 minutos do primeiro tempo, onde ele joga no Shaanxi-CHN, que marcou seu sétimo gol pela seleção nacional.

Leicester City Sack Paulo Sousa And May Have Already Appointed Sven-Goran Eriksson

Who Ate All the Pies at related • 0 views

By Chris Wright

Leicester City have confirmed that they have 'parted company' with manager Paulo Sousa after less than three months in charge.

A statement on the club's official site reads;

"The decision has been taken as a result of the club's poor run of results this season.