In Europe Soccer
Mar 14th, 2013
Fernando Torres scored only his second goal in 20 games to send Chelsea into the Europa League quarter-finals. Trailing 1-0 from last week’s first leg in Bucharest, Chelsea took the lead on the night through Juan Mata’s close-range finish. But a scrambled effort from Vlad Chiriches before...
May 16th, 2012
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been handed a surprise call-up for Euro 2012 as Rio Ferdinand was made the big-name casualty in Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad. Steven Gerrard has also been confirmed as captain for the tournament. Former England captain Ferdinand has been axed from the line-up &...
Apr 23rd, 2012
Roberto Di Matteo is increasingly confident Didier Drogba will win his fitness battle and face Barcelona tomorrow night. The Chelsea striker has a knee problem and was left out of the squad that held Arsenal to a 0-0 draw at the Emirates Stadium. But after Drogba’s match-winning goal in the Champions...
Feb 21st, 2012
90+1 min Drogba spoons it over from close range. Difficult pull-back from Cole for the Ivorian, ball was behind him, but yikes, Sturridge was waiting for that and surely would have smashed it home. 90 min We’re going to have four minutes of added time. It’s flat as a…… ...