Football in Spain

By benim
In Article
Jan 10th, 2011
1 Comment
9 Views
Messi was on a three-man shortlist with Barca team-mates Xavi and Andres Iniesta but, despite Spain’s World Cup triumph, the Argentina forward came out on top in the voting. He becomes the first winner of the FIFA Ballon d’Or, which merges France Football magazine’s European Footbal...
By benim
In Soccer
Jan 2nd, 2011
0 Comments
5 Views
Liverpool kicked off the new year with a hard-fought win over Bolton Wanderers. A 90th minute goal by substitute Joe ColeJoe Cole gave the Reds a 2-1 win after Kevin DaviesKevin Davies had put Bolton ahead late in the first half. Fernando TorresFernando Torres equalized four minutes into the second h...
By benim
In Article
Dec 20th, 2010
0 Comments
6 Views
Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o has become the first man to be named African Player of the Year for a fourth time. The striker, 29, enjoyed little success with his country in 2010 but helped his club Inter Milan become European and Italian champions last season. Eto’o also won the prestigio...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Nov 29th, 2010
0 Comments
8 Views
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho denied his team were humiliated by Barcelona after a 5-0 thumping at the Camp Nou. Champions Barca were in scintillating form as they swept aside Madrid in Mourinho’s first El Clasico in charge. “One team played to their potential and one didn’t,”...
By benim
In Soccer
Nov 27th, 2010
0 Comments
5 Views
Real Madrid’s transformation under Jose Mourinho gets its biggest test with Monday’s highly-anticipated “clasico” meeting with Barcelona. Spanish leader Madrid and Barcelona are separated by one point and head into the season’s biggest game in great form: Madrid has won seven straig...
By benim
In Soccer
Nov 14th, 2010
0 Comments
4 Views
Real Madrid left it late against Sporting Gijon at the Estadio Municipal El Molinón in Gijon, but had Gonzalo Higuain to thank as he pounced on an error from the excellent Juan Pablo with ten minutes remaining. The hosts started the match brightly and were not afraid to attack Real Madrid but this pl...
By benim
In Soccer
Nov 7th, 2010
0 Comments
5 Views
Fernando Torres produced a striker’s masterclass to score twice as Liverpool inflicted only a second defeat of the season on Premier League leaders Chelsea. The Spain international has a liking for playing the Londoners at Anfield, as his six goals in five matches against them at home shows. Ch...
By benim
In Soccer
Oct 25th, 2010
0 Comments
6 Views
Perhaps it was an unwise boast to direct at a club with Manchester City’s resources but Cesc Fabregas claimed that Arsenal would have won even if the Eastlands club had been allowed to put out 15 players on Sunday. Arsenal’s first victory in 10 matches against Chelsea, Manchester United o...