In Euro 2012
Jun 13th, 2012
Substitute Silvestre Varela kept alive Portugal’s hopes of qualifying from Euro 2012 Group B with a late strike to spare the blushes of some of his more illustrious team-mates in Lviv. The Porto forward smashed home the winner having come on just four minutes earlier after Real Madrid star Cris...
Mar 31st, 2012
Manchester City produced a dramatic late fightback to avoid defeat against Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium, but Roberto Mancini’s men still handed the title initiative to Manchester United by failing to claim a last-gasp victory. Trailing 3-1 with five minutes to go, City’s 15-month unbeaten home re...
Mar 12th, 2011
The time is 11.30pm, it’s a cold weekday evening in London’s Soho and down a litter-strewn alleyway, a fashionable crowd has gathered on the pavement outside an anonymous-looking wooden door. The outfits being showcased are achingly fashionable. The super-thin girls wear barely-there dresses which cl...
Dec 30th, 2010
Chelsea ended their dire run with a 1-0 home Premier League win over Bolton Wanderers but Arsenal, seeking to go joint-top with a win, conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw at 10-man Wigan Athletic on Wednesday. It was a miserable night for Liverpool as they were booed off after being outplayed and...
Nov 23rd, 2010
The theory that Arsenal’s great weakness is mental rather than technical was further reinforced during a dramatic Champions League capitulation. Having been coasting to what would have been an 11th consecutive qualification for the last 16, they conceded twice in the last eight minutes to suddenly le...