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Asian Cup

Asian Cup Preview: UAE v Thailand

Asian Cup hosts UAE need just a point from their clash with Thailand on Monday to secure top spot in Group A.

Asian Cup

India v United Arab Emirates: Preview

Croatia's Zlatko Dalic is rumoured to have been lined up to take over UAE but incumbent coach Alberto Zaccheroni shrugged off the rumour.

Asian Cup

Qatar official still battling to enter UAE for Asia Cup

A Qatari official and senior Asian Cup tournament organiser arrived in the United Arab Emirates Friday after sources close to the matter confirmed he had been denied entry 24 hours earlier, amid a simmering diplomatic dispute between the two countries.

Asian Cup

UAE boss seeking shock Asia cup triumph

Describing himself as a "blast from the past", United Arab Emirates coach Alberto Zaccheroni warned Friday that the Asian Cup hosts could just surprise a few people this month.

World Cup

Infantino: 'WC can bring peace to Middle East'

FIFA chief Infantino wants to expand the next World Cup from 32 to 48 teams, which could mean that neighbouring countries that are at war with the hosts may need to share duties with Qatar.

UAE name Zaccheroni as new coach

Italian Alberto Zaccheroni was Monday named coach of the United Arab Emirates football team, the Gulf state's federation announced.

World Cup

Gulf rivals on course for collision 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Qatar reacted angrily Wednesday after its Gulf rival the United Arab Emirates questioned whether it should be allowed to host the 2022 football World Cup without a change of policy.

WC Qual. Asia

UAE boost World Cup hopes

The UAE maintained their hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a shock 2-1 victory at home against regional giants Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

WC Qual. Asia

Asia: World Cup Qualifying round-up

Ahmad Al Salih's late strike dealt a body blow to China's faltering quest to reach a second World Cup on Tuesday, as Japan's serene progress received a jolt from Iraq.

International Friendly

UAE appoint Bauza as head coach

Edgardo Bauza has found a new job as the United Arab Emirates' head coach just a month after being sacked by Argentina.

WC Qual. Asia

UAE coach quits after World Cup qualifying defeat

Defeat to Australia in Sydney has prompted Mahdi Ali to end his five-year tenure as United Arab Emirates coach.

WC Qual. Asia

Postecoglou hints at changes for Socceroos

Ange Postecoglou is set to make changes for Australia's World Cup qualifier with United Arab Emirates.

CAF Qualifying

Don't blow it, says Japan coach after UAE win

Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic warned his players not to get "silly" after a 2-0 win in the United Arab Emirates moved them closer to a sixth successive World Cup.

WC Qual. Asia

Cahill factor haunts Japan in Australia showdown

The Tim Cahill factor threatens Japan's hopes of re-energising their World Cup campaign in a crucial qualifier against Australia in Melbourne on Tuesday.

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