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January 24, 2015

Manuel Pellegrini
19:42 GMT

Championship outfit Middlesbrough won 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, with Manchester City lacklustre for the majority after arriving back in England on Friday

Mohamed Salah
07:44 GMT

The 22-year-old will move to Italy temporarily, though the Serie A club have the option to make the move permanent for €17 million

Carlos Queiroz
06:29 GMT

Carlos Queiroz's future as Iran coach is uncertain after the side were eliminated by Iraq in the Asian Cup quarter-finals in Australia on Friday.

January 23, 2015

Mohamed Salah
18:31 GMT

Chelsea have told Roma they will only allow winger Mohamed Salah to leave this month on a permanent deal worth over £11m.

Ghana 1-0 Algeria: Gyan rises from sickbed to revive Black Stars' fortunes
18:11 GMT

The striker recovered from malaria to feature on Friday and fired his nation right back into contention to qualify from Group C

Japan 1-1 UAE (pens: 4-5): Emirates win shootout to reach final four
12:44 GMT

Gaku Shibasaki scored late on to cancel out Ali Ahmed Mabkhout's early opener and take the tie into extra time where UAE emerged after sudden death

Iran 3-3 Iraq (pens: 6-7): Lions book place in semi-finals
09:52 GMT

After seeing out a draw after 120 minutes of playing time, spot-kicks were needed to separate the two sides

January 22, 2015

Zambia 1-2 Tunisia: Captain Chikhaoui scores late winner
18:13 GMT

The North African nation's skipper netted in the 89th minute to complete a turnaround after Honour Janza's men had taken a second-half lead

Mohamed Salah
18:05 GMT

The Egyptian has turned down the chance to be part of a deal to bring Juan Cuadrado to Stamford Bridge and is now set for Stadio Olimpico

Nabil Bentaleb
14:09 GMT

The Tottenham star isn't interested in talking up his nation's chances of success in the media and prefers to focus on the performance of the side instead

The logo of the Women’s Games
06:51 GMT

Around 1,000 women athletes and officials from five GCC countries will participate in the fourth GCC Women's Games that will take place in Muscat from March 8-18

Socceroos invited for Palestinian friendly
06:40 GMT

Palestine coach Ahmad Alhasan invited Australia to visit the Palestinian territories for a rare and unlikely friendly set against the backdrop of Israeli occupation.

January 21, 2015

Manchester City 2-0 Hamburg: Jovetic and Dzeko strike in friendly victory
17:40 GMT

The strike duo found the net in the second period as the Premier League champions eventually ran out comfortable winners over their German opponents

UAE women’s cricket team
17:10 GMT

The UAE women’s team, which won the GCC Women’s Twenty20 Championship in Oman recently, is looking to build on their success through more international exposure and work towards qualifying for the next World Cup.

Paul Le Guen
14:15 GMT

Oman coach Paul Le Guen was fined US$1,000 by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Monday for his failure to attend a post-match interview after Oman's concluding game in the Asian Cup against Kuwait on Saturday.