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#Asian Cup

# asian-cup - Friday 1 February, 2019

Record-breaking bicycle kick helps Qatar claim a first-ever Asian Cup

The 2022 World Cup hosts handed Japan a 3-1 defeat in Abu Dhabi, with Almoez Ali scoring nine goals at the tournament.

# asian-cup - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Qatar book first-ever Asian Cup final berth but win marred by sandal-throwing UAE fans Politically Charged This post contains videos

Qatar book first-ever Asian Cup final berth but win marred by sandal-throwing UAE fans

The 2022 World Cup hosts will meet Japan after an ill-tempered semi-final against the tournament hosts.

# asian-cup - Monday 28 January, 2019

'I went my own way' - Queiroz ends eight-year spell with Iran after Asian Cup exit

After seeing his side beaten 3-0 by Japan in the semi-final, the former United number two announced his departure.

Contentious penalty helps Japan stun Iran in Asian Cup semi-final

Australian referee Chris Beath awarded the spot-kick following a video review.

# asian-cup - Friday 25 January, 2019

Ex-England boss Eriksson leaves Philippines job after short stint

‘The Philippines is unfortunately not a football country’, lamented Sven.

Early return for Tottenham star Son Heung-min as South Korea suffer Asian Cup elimination

Title-chasing South Korea were defeated by Qatar on Friday.

# asian-cup - Friday 11 January, 2019

Jose Mourinho returns to football as TV pundit

The Portuguese coach will be part of BeIN Sports’ team for Chelsea’s Premier League trip to Arsenal.

# asian-cup - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Tottenham sad to lose on-fire star once more

Son Heung-min has scored five goals in his last three games, but is set to compete in the Asian Cup next month.

# asian-cup - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Setback for Spurs as star forward Son could miss crucial cup tie after South Korea call-up

The 26-year-old may be unavailable for selection for up to three weeks while the Asian Cup takes place.

# asian-cup - Friday 30 January, 2015

AFC chief 'stunned' amid reports that certain countries want Australia out of Asian football

Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa said his comments had been “manipulated”.

# asian-cup - Monday 26 January, 2015

Introducing the internet's latest trend - #cahilling

The former Everton forward reposted a meme of himself riding on a rhino.

# asian-cup - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Iran demand life ban for referee after controversial call at Asian Cup

Delegation chief Houshang Moghaddas said they would lodge a formal complaint against Ben Williams.

# asian-cup - Friday 23 January, 2015

Shinji Kagawa's struggles continue as he misses decisive penalty in big Asian Cup upset

Japan, the reigning holders, suffered shoot-out defeat to United Arab Emirates.

# asian-cup - Thursday 8 January, 2015

In North Korea, enjoying football is 'taboo'

The country’s public relations officer has revealed the squad’s overpowering sense of duty to their people is greater than any pleasure derived from playing the game.

# asian-cup - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Palestinian football team determined to rise above war

Football is hugely popular in Gaza and the West Bank, where the game has been played since the 1920s.