Daniel James converted the winning penalty in a shootout to give Manchester United victory over AC Milan and six wins in as many pre-season matches on Saturday (Aug 3). Daniel James kept his nerve to score the winning penalty in Manchester United's shootout win over AC Milan and make it six wins from six pre-season matches AFP/GEOFF CADDICK The 21-year-old Wales international - who signed from second tier Swansea in the close season - sealed victory after David de Gea had saved a spot kick from Daniel Maldini, son of legend Milan and Italy Paolo. United's 5-4 victory - their other five victories have included beating Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan - in the shootout came after the match ended 2-2 but was not enough for them to win the International Champions Cup with the honours going to Portuguese side Benfica instead. "It's amazing. Today was a difficult test but it showed the spirit to come from behind," James told MUTV. "To score that last penalty, especially here in … [Read more...] about James keeps his cool to give United victory over Milan
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Chelsea were not the only ones celebrating their victory over Arsenal in Wednesday's (May 29) Europa League final. Chelsea's Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta celebrates after a team goal against Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League final football match. (OZAN KOSE/AFP) Their 4-1 win in Baku was also great news for French club Lyon, who will now go directly into the group stage of next season's Champions League. While Arsenal - who finished fifth in the Premier League - needed to win the game in order to return to the Champions League after a two-year absence, Chelsea were already assured of their return to Europe's top table. Sarri's side qualified by virtue of coming third in the Premier League, so the berth on offer to the winner of Europe's secondary competition instead goes to Lyon. The French side finished third in Ligue 1, meaning ordinarily they would be required to go through two qualifying rounds to return to the group stage of a competition in which they reached … [Read more...] about Chelsea victory hands Lyon automatic Champions League spot
65 years ago on the Muong Thanh plain, in the midst of the Northwestern mountains and forests, the Vietnamese people and armed forces, under the leadership of the Party headed by President Ho Chi Minh, fought the strategic battle of Dien Bien Phu. After 56 days of relentless, valiant and ingenious combat, on the afternoon of May 7, 1954, the Vietnamese people and armed forces defeated the French colonialists’ last-ditch effort and gained the Dien Bien Phu Victory, which resounded across the five continents and shook the world, ending the resistance war against the aggressive French colonialists and marking a great turning point in the Vietnamese people’s history of struggle for national construction and defence. The Dien Bien Phu Victory is the zenith of the Vietnamese art of war. Together with Bach Dang, Chi Lang and Dong Da, the Dien Bien Phu Victory has gone down in national history as an epic of great heroism with bright examples of gallantry, affirming the Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Heroic spirit of Dien Bien Phu Victory shines forever!
Việt Nam and UMA Antequera pose for a photo after their match. - Photo sggp.org.vnViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s futsal team lost 5-4 to Spanish Club UMA Antequera in their second friendly match during a training trip in Spain on Sunday. The Vietnamese scorers were Quốc Hưng, Văn Tiến and Minh Trí in the first half and Anh Duy in the second. Playing on home turf, UMA Antequera took advantage of their size to open the scoring after just two minutes, and completed their victory with two goals in the last minute. In the first match last Thursday they drew 3-3 with Real Betis. The third match on March 6 is against Jaen. During the trip, coach Miguel Rodrigo is hoping to find a suitable line-up for Việt Nam for their World Cup 2020 qualification campaign. — VNS … [Read more...] about Việt Nam futsal team lose to Spanish club in friendly
A ceremony was formally held in Ha Noi on January 4 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the victory of Viet Nam’sSouthwest border defence war and the joint victory of Viet Nam and Cambodia over the genocidal regime (January 7, 1979-2019). Photo: VGP The event was attended by Party General Secretary and President of Viet Nam Nguyen Phu Trong, former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong, Permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man, former Party, State and Government leaders, and former volunteer Vietnamese soldiers and experts in Cambodia. The guests included a high-ranking Cambodian delegation, headed by Tep Ngorn, member of the Central Standing Committee of the Cambodian People’s Party and Vice President of the Senate of Cambodia Addressing the … [Read more...] about Ceremony marks 40 years of victories of Southwest border defence war, genocide