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Digne aided Barcelona van attack injured: reports

Barcelona (AFP) – French international Lucas Digne helped the injured in the aftermath of last week’s van attack in Barcelona that killed 13 people and injured over 100 others, Spanish media reported Monday. The 24-year-old Barcelona defender, who lives near the central Las Ramblas boulevard where the attack took place, raced to the…
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Sterling rescue act spares 10-man Manchester City

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Raheem Sterling came on to score an 82nd-minute equaliser as 10-man Manchester City rescued a 1-1 draw against Everton in their opening Premier League home game on Monday. Wayne Rooney put Everton ahead with his 200th Premier League goal before City home debutant Kyle Walker was contentiously shown a second…
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Rooney scores 200th Premier League goal

Rooney scores 200th Premier League goal Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Wayne Rooney chalked up another career milestone on Monday when he scored his 200th Premier League goal to put Everton 1-0 up at Manchester City. The 31-year-old forward, who returned to Everton from Manchester United in July, struck in the 35th minute at the Etihad…
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Al Ain, Al Hilal in goalless draw

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…
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Robson-Kanu out for three games after losing appeal

London (AFP) – West Bromwich Albion forward Hal Robson-Kanu will serve a three-match ban after an FA Commission dismissed his club’s appeal against his red card in Saturday’s 1-0 Premier League win over Burnley. The 28-year-old Wales international — most famous for his spectacular goal in the Euro 2016 quarter-final win over Belgium — was shown a…
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