In Europe Soccer
Feb 6th, 2013
England have beaten Brazil 2-1 at Wembley to claim first victory over the South Americans for 23 years. England had Joe Hart to thank when his fine penalty save from Ronaldinho after 19 minutes kept the score at 0-0. The home side were head eight minutes later when Wayne Rooney slotted home a rebound...
Aug 24th, 2012
Arsene Wenger insists Theo Walcott won’t be the next star to quit Arsenal as the Gunners manager considers going back into the transfer market to find a “special” player to improve his squad. Walcott is out of contract at the end of the season and has so far been unable to agree a n...
May 30th, 2012
Mario Balotelli has threatened to walk off the pitch if he is racially abused at Euro 2012 and said he would ‘kill’ anyone who dares to throw a banana at him. Manchester City’s volatile Italian striker spoke out amid increasing concerns that black players will be targeted by racists...
Mar 31st, 2012
There has always been something of the Tommy Cooper about Adel Taarabt – some of his tricks work but most do not – and QPR’s Moroccan magician took comparisons to a new level by donning a red fez as he scored his first Premier League goal. The fact that it set QPR on their way […]...
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...