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Suarez to don world's first knitted soccer shoes against Man United According to the Daily Mirror Liverpool striker Luis Suarez will be donning world’s first knitted football cleats when the Reds face Manchester United on March 16th. The German sportswear manufacturer adidas collaborated with Suarez to launch the new Samba Primeknit limited edition.The cleats, which will also be worn by Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale, will go on sale to the general public on March 17th and will reportedly cost around £220. The Daily Mirror quoted Senior VP for Global Football at adidas, Markus Baumann as saying, "Every Adidas product is developed with the player in mind and in particular, the needs of the player. By producing the world's first knitted football boot we have provided a brand new solution to the search for higher levels of comfort and flexibility.”"Primeknit is a further demonstration of our commitment to driving relentless innovation in football and is designed to allow for a bespoke ...

Our top order failed to deliver: Mohsin Hasan ISLAMABAD: Former coach and chief selector Mohsin Hasan Khan said the Pakistan's top order batsmen failed to deliver in front of the low ranked Afghanistan team which is very disturbing.Mohsin said most of our batsmen gifted their wickets to the Afghan bowlers."All our batsmen played rash shots, which brought about their demise. Sharjeel should not have taken the bowler on after the power play was over," quoted Mohsin as saying.He said Muhammad Hafeez played ...

Rodgers confirms Agger's future at Liverpool; rules out Reina return According to the Daily Mirror Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed defender Daniel Agger will play against Swansea City at Southampton on Saturday.Agger was substituted with Kolo Toure in the second half of last Sunday’s 4-3 victory over Swansea, which raised questions about his future at Anfield. Rodgers has backed the 29-year-old defender, who has made only two league starts since suffering a calf injury in the FA Cup third round victory over Oldham on ...

Kiwi whizz Ko, 16, tempers soaring expectations SINGAPORE: New Zealand phenomenon Lydia Ko, 16, said she was trying to put soaring expectations out of her mind as she makes the difficult adjustment to life as a professional golfer.Ko excelled as an amateur to such an extent that her decision to turn professional in October, announced on YouTube, was generally welcomed, with the LPGA tour waiving its usual age requirement of 18.But life on tour, with weekly tournaments and travel, and media and ...

Schalke head to buoyant Bayern after Real rout BERLIN: Fresh from their record European defeat at home to Real Madrid, Schalke 04 face another potential drubbing when they travel to all-conquering Bayern Munich on Saturday.Schalke were routed 6-1 in Gelsenkirchen on Wednesday as Real's stars ran riot with Karem Benzema, Gareth Bale and Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo each netting two goals."We have no choice, but to write off the game," said Schalke midfielder Julian Draxler in the wake of the Real debacle."We ...

Premier League still toughest to win, says Wenger STOKE-ON-TRENT: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has defended the quality of the Premier League despite the poor performances of English clubs in the Champions League.Of the four Premier League teams in Champions League last 16 action over the last two weeks, only Chelsea avoided defeat in the first leg ties after a 1-1 draw at Galatasaray on Wednesday.Manchester City, Manchester United and Wenger's Arsenal are all in danger of being eliminated after losing 2-0 to Barcelona, ...

Ronaldo returns as in-form Real visit Atletico MADRID: Real Madrid head into the fourth Madrid derby of the season at Atletico on Sunday following their 6-1 thrashing of Schalke in the Champions League and buoyed by the return of Cristiano Ronaldo.After losing 1-0 at home to Atletico in La Liga back in September, Real gained revenge over their local rivals with a comprehensive 5-0 aggregate win in the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey earlier this month.Carlo Ancelotti's men have also usurped ...


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