Dubai News round-up: April 24

O’Leary sacked, no Dubai deal yet for La Liga side, city actor to make Bollywood debut and more …

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David O'Leary has been fired as coach of Dubai club Al Ahli after less than a season in the job.

The former Leeds and Aston Villa boss was recruited last year, but his team has struggled to attract fans and they are seventh in the league - winning only six of their 15 games this season. Roy Aitken, O’Leary’s assistant, has also been dismissed.
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Getafe have denied that the Royal Emirates Group has bought the Spanish club after the Dubai company claimed on Thursday that a deal worth up to £110m had been completed.

Angel Torres, the president of the Getafe who had apparently signed off on the deal in the emirate, said: "I was in Dubai looking for sponsors. We signed a series of agreements and protocols. No one should doubt
Angel Torres. Getafe has not yet been sold. First I have to inform the board of all the things that were done, then I will give a news conference."
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Dubai steel entrepreneur Taaha Shah has been tipped to make his Bollywood debut.

Shah is set for a role a romantic drama Luv Ka The End, produced by Yash Raj Films.
Full story: Gulf News

Emarat stations across the emirate were selling petrol again and receiving regular deliveries yesterday after a week of shortages, pump supervisors said.

Stations on Sheikh Zayed Road, Beach Road and Al Wasl Road had enough fuel supplies by Friday morning to meet customers' needs, they confirmed.
Full story: The National

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