Latest AFC Asian Cup News

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Asian Cup Final LIVE: Latest updates and chat

January, 29 2011

Asian Cup Final LIVE - January 29

Park Ji-sung retires from internationals

January, 28 2011

South Korea midfielder Park Ji-sung has retired from international football, boss Cho Kwang-rae has confirmed.

AFC: No action over Ki's monkey celebration

January, 27 2011

The Asian Football Confederation confirmed it will take no action over Ki Sung-Yeung's perceived racist celebration following his goal for South Korea against Japan in Tuesday's Asian Cup semi-final.

Injured Kagawa could be out for the season

ESPNsoccernet staff | January, 26 2011

Borussia Dortmund star Shinji Kagawa could miss the rest of the season after he was injured in Japan's Asian Cup semi-final win over South Korea on Tuesday.

Saudis sack second coach after cup failure

ESPNsoccernet staff | January, 18 2011

Saudi Arabia have responded to their disappointing exit at the group stage of the Asian Cup by sacking Nasser Al Johar, who becomes the country's second coach to be relieved of his duties in the space of three games.

Lee: Midfield battle will be crucial

January, 13 2011

Bolton winger Lee Chung-Yong believes whoever wins the midfield battle will emerge triumphant when South Korea take on Australia in a pivotal Asian Cup Group C game at Al Gharafa Stadium on Friday afternoon.

Houghton hopes Indians see bigger picture

January, 13 2011

India coach Bob Houghton is hopeful his side's participation at the Asian Cup will prove a turning point in the development of football in the country.

Saudi Arabia sack Peseiro after shock defeat

January, 10 2011

Saudi Arabia have sacked Jose Peseiro after they suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to minnows Syria in their opening game of the Asian Cup on Sunday.

Qatar 0-2 Uzbekistan: Asian Cup woe for hosts

January, 7 2011

Qatar's Asian Cup campaign got off to the worst possible start as second-half goals from Odil Akhmedov and Server Djeparov saw Uzbekistan clinch a deserved victory at Khalifa Stadium in Doha.

Socceroos held by UAE in Asian Cup warm up

January, 5 2011

The expectations on the Socceroos aren't any lower for this Asian Cup, even if the buildup and the mood in Australia are more subdued.

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