Chelsea fans turn on Pochettino during draw at Brentford. The Argentine says he doesn’t feel loved

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Eddie Howe responds to Newcastle United future talk as Julian Nagelsmann links surface NEWCASTLE: Eddie Howe has come out fighting after talk of his Newcastle United future in the media linked Germany head coach Julian Nagelsmann with the job. Howe has come under pressure from a minority of Newcastle fans due to poor performances, an … Read more

Saudi fighter looking to deliver excitement, glory for fans at PFL versus Bellator in Riyadh

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JEDDAH: The Acciona-Sainz XE Team on Sunday recorded their first win of the Extreme E season in round 2 of the Desert X Prix in Jeddah. Fraser McConnell and Laia Sanz brought home the victory for the Spanish outfit, holding off Andretti Altawkilat’s Timmy Hansen and Catie Munnings who enjoyed a welcome return to form. … Read more

Uzbek fans, media ask ‘where is Benzema?’ ahead of Al-Ittihad Champions League clash

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Riyadh: Damac FC may be named after nearby mountain Jabal Damac, but the club is currently scaling unusual heights in the Saudi Pro League. Sitting in sixth place ahead of Friday’s return to league action against Al-Shabab, the team are now closer to the Kingdom’s football summit than most observers would have expected this season. … Read more

Jennifer Lopez stuns Dubai fans at opening of One&Only One Za’abeel

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DUBAI: Situated along a main road in AlUla’s AlJadidah Arts District is a handsome contemporary-style building made of corten steel, glass and polished concrete. Its rusty, orange-brown color and prominent build with intricate lattice façade is in striking contrast to the charming new style farm houses and more urban houses that dominate the Al-Jadidah or … Read more

Arab sports star Ons Jabeur set to wow fans at Dubai Tennis Championships

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Bahrain’s Hamad Al-Janahi wins 160km Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup ALULA: Bahrain’s Hamad Al-Janahi on Sunday claimed the 2024 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup’s CEI 3 competition in 8 hours, 27 minutes, 8 seconds, bringing the two-day event to a close. “Winning here today means so much — it’s such a … Read more

Uzbek fans predict Al-Ittihad win over Navbahor in AFC Champions League

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TASHKENT: Football fans in Uzbekistan have revealed their admiration for Saudi Arabian football ahead of Al-Ittihad’s AFC Champions League Round of 16 first leg against Navbahor on Thursday night, Arriyadiyah has reported. The Roshn Saudi League enjoys a high degree of popularity in the central Asian nation and a number of young fans interviewed on … Read more

Benzema’s Instagram deletion spree angers Al-Ittihad fans

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LONDON: French striker Karim Benzema has angered Al-Ittihad fans by deleting images linked to the Saudi club from his official Instagram account after its reactivation, it was reported on Saturday. Hundreds of photos previously on Benzema’s account were deleted with only seven images linked to brands he promotes remaining. The footballer also appeared to only … Read more

Ronaldo’s ‘dirty’ gesture during Riyadh Season Cup has fans seeing red

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Al-Hilal defeated Al-Nassr 2-0 in the Riyadh Season Cup on Thursday, just days before the Roshn Saudi League resumes after the break for the Asian Cup. It was the first chance to see many of Saudi Arabia’s best players in action again after the recent continental campaign. That had ended earlier than had been hoped … Read more

What a Messi: Saudi fans underwhelmed with ‘Last Dance’ despite big Al-Nassr win over Inter Miami

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With a smile etched on his face in spite of a heavily bandaged head, Palestine’s Oday Dabbagh strode through the mixed zone following his team’s narrow 2-1 defeat to Qatar on Monday. A couple of meters away from Dabbagh, midfielder Mahmoud Abu Warda disdainfully stated “we didn’t deserve to lose, the referee did not do … Read more

PFL vs Bellator card is unprecedented coup for Riyadh and fight fans

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Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘visionary’ that changed Saudi football, says Al-Nassr CEO Guido Fienga JEDDAH: On Jan. 19, 2023, Cristiano Ronaldo played his first match on Saudi soil since his sensational move to Riyadh in a friendly match between a combined Al-Nassr-Al-Hilal XI and French champions Paris Saint-Germain. As fate would have it, facing him was … Read more