2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
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23dReuters

Asian Cup: Iran, Japan advance to semifinals

Kim Jin-su's header took South Korea past stubborn Bahrain and Qatar wrestled their way past Iraq as the victors move to the quarterfinals.

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30dJohn Duerden

Wu can learn from Son's Korean masterclass

Son Heung-min may be Asia's most recognisable star, but Wu Lei - absent from Wednesday's loss - has the potential to be just as effective for China.

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34dDebayan Sen in Abu Dhabi

Eriksson: Football needs India, China and USA

Sven-Göran Eriksson speaks exclusively to ESPN about the Asian Cup, describing India's win over Thailand the tournament's "biggest surprise."

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123dReuters

Lippi's China held to a draw by Palestine

China were held to a 1-1 draw by Palestine in a friendly as coach Marcello Lippi oversaw what is expected to be his final game on home soil.

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249dReuters

China ban player for year for wearing necklace

China defender Wang Shenchao will miss the Asian Cup next January after being handed a 12-month ban by the Chinese Football Association (CFA) for we

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331dSean Nevin

Bale becomes Wales' all-time goal scorer

Gareth Bale became Wales' all-time leading goal scorer thanks to a hat trick over China to ensure Ryan Giggs' spell got off to an emphatic start.

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331dIan Holyman

Ligue 1 breaks viewing record in China

A record 1.6 million people in China tuned in to watch Nice facing Paris Saint-Germain in last Sunday's Ligue 1 game.

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337dAssociated Press

Hong Kong plans anti-anthem booing law

Hong Kong authorities on Friday unveiled planned legislation punishing anyone who insults China's national anthem with up to three years in prison.

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364dMark Lovell

Robben mulling MLS, China, Qatar move

Robben has no plans to retire yet and is considering a move to Major League Soccer, China or Qatar should he leave Bayern Munich.

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393dMichael Church

AFC: Ong says Malaysia can match S Korea

Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee says his team are capable of matching regional powerhouse South Korea in Saturday's AFC U23 quarterfinal in China.

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395dMichael Church

Ong hails Malaysia AFC U23 giant killers

Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee paid tribute to the character of his history-making team ahead of Saturday's quarterfinal in the AFC U23 Championship.

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396dMichael Church

Danial seals historic Malaysia U23 victory

Danial Amier helped Malaysia make history, scoring the only goal as they beat Saudi Arabia to secure a place in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China.

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397dMichael Church

Malaysia won't park bus in AFC U23 decider

Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee has no plans to adopt a defensive approach in their 2018 AFC U23 decider against Saudi Arabia in China on Tuesday night.

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399dMichael Church

Safawi keeps Malaysia U23 hopes alive

Malaysia kept their 2018 AFC U23 Championship hopes alive after Safawi Rashid earned them a 1-1 draw against Jordan in China on Saturday evening.

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400dMichael Church

Coach Ong refuses to give up on Malaysia

Coach Ong Kim Swee is confident Malaysia can make an impression on the AFC U23 Championship when they meet Jordan on Saturday despite a first-up loss.

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402dMichael Church

Malaysia outclassed by Iraq in U23 opener

Individual mistakes proved costly as Ong Kim Swee's Malaysia were on the wrong side of a 4-1 defeat by Iraq to open their AFC U23 campaign in China.

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403dMichael Church

Malaysia ready to upset Iraq in U23 opener

Coach Ong Kim Swee says Malaysia are capable of upsetting 2013 champions Iraq in Wednesday's AFC U23 opener in Changsu, China.

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403dESPN Staff

JDT recruit Adam primed for AFC U23 test

JDT's Adam Nor Azlin believes Malaysia will give a good account of themselves at the 2018 AFC Under-23 Championship in China, despite a tough draw.