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Manchester United in dire need of strike force after RVP, Radamel Falcao exits

Manchester United will be looking to add some vital strike force in its ranks after the exits of several forwards. The Premier League club let another striker leave and this time it was Robin van Persie whose three-year stint with the club ended, after reports suggested that he has agreed personal terms with Turkish club Fenerbahce.

Jul 10, 2015, 06:27 AM IST

Asian Cup: Military man Lee Jeong-hyeop shooting for South Korean glory

Plucked from the obscurity of South Korea`s military soccer team, Lee Jeong-hyeop has shown he not only deserves a place in Uli Stielike`s Asian Cup squad but could one day be the answer to their chronic striking problems.

Jan 21, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

David Silva steps up as Manchester City reel Chelsea in

David Silva filled in for Manchester City`s absent strikers as the champions beat Crystal Palace 3-0 on Saturday to move level on points with Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Dec 20, 2014, 20:16 PM IST

Strikerless Manchester City need new approach against Crystal Palace: Manuel Pellegrini

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, without three first choice strikers, has urged his side to conjure up an alternative way of beating Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.

Dec 19, 2014, 22:34 PM IST

European strikers have gone soft: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes European forwards have gone soft and says the majority of the world`s elite strikers now hail from South America.

Nov 01, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

Strikers urged to `remain steadfast` at South Africa platinum mine

Thousands of club-wielding striking workers at a platinum mine in South Africa were urged by their leaders to remain steadfast in the face of a deadline to return underground Wednesday.

May 14, 2014, 22:55 PM IST

Now Warne involved in Twitter row

Shane Warne has once again got involved in a spat on Twitter after he scoffed at Big Bash League (BBL) team Adelaide Strikers’ team selection for their match against Perth Scorchers.

Jan 11, 2013, 13:22 PM IST

South African strikers rally in major cities

The public service workers are demanding higher wages on ninth day of strike.

Aug 26, 2010, 16:14 PM IST

South Africa police fire rubber bullets at strikers

South African police fired rubber bullets to disperse crowds blocking roads.

Aug 20, 2010, 09:32 AM IST