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Ouch! There was a touching scene as Barcelona celebrated their La Liga title triumph on the Nou Camp pitch after beating Valladolid 2-1 on Sunday night. Captain Carles Puyol presented the large silver trophy to Tito Vilanova and Eric Abidal, who have both been struggling with health issues, to lift first. It seemed pretty obvious [...]
Pescara 1 – Fiorentina 5 (Serie A, May 19, 2013) Adem Ljajic scored a hat-trick for Fiorentina, but the Viola were pipped to the CHampions League by AC Milan. Roma 2 – Napoli 1 (Serie A, May 19, 2013) Roma took a 2-goal lead through Marquinho and Matteo Destro either side of the break. Edinison Cavani scored a consolation for Napoli
Get ready to hear this song a lot in the 2013-14 season. Manchester United closed out their season with an epic 5-5 draw away at West Brom, ending Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign with one of the craziest matches of his tenure at Old Trafford. Away from the matters on the pitch though, the game was memorable for debuting the [...]
AC Milan fell behind at Siena to a Claudio Terzi header. Udinese got off to a flyer at Inter as Giampiero Pinzi opened inside sixty seconds. Maurizio Domizzi fired the visitors’ 2-up before Juan Jesus pulled a goal back for Inter in the 12th. Antonio Di Natale closed out the first half lashing a beauty in off the post for 1-3.
Xavi exploited sloppy play at the back for Valladolid to play in Pedro for a 20th minute opener.
Rafa Benitez has had a tough old time as manager of Chelsea FC. Hired as an interim manager after the sacking of Roberto Di Matteo, Benitez has struggled to get the fans off his back. After winning the Europa League and securing 3rd spot, it appears some Chelsea fans have had a change of heart. [...]
D’oh. You’ve got to question the Spurs fan who starts this rumour at White Hart Lane. Needing to better Arsenal’s result at Newcastle, Spurs needed some help from Newcastle to get Champions League football next season. In North London it spreads like wildfire that Newcastle have scored an equaliser, giving Tottenham some serious hope. Their [...]
After 17 years at the club, Jamie Carragher decided to call it a day after Liverpool’s 1-0 win over QPR. The born and bred Scouser was treated to a special rendition of ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ by his loving supporters. In his final minutes in a Liverpool shirt, Anfield united and sung for their hero, [...]
It’s horrible when players you’ve adored decide to hang up their boots. Today two legends of the game, Paul Scholes and Michael Owen called it a day. Paul Scholes has spent his whole career at Manchester United and will never be forgotten as one of the greatest English midfielders of all time. Michael Owen became [...]
Poor Spurs. For yet another season the blue side of North London was pipped to the post by their red rivals as Arsenal secured fourth spot in the league ahead of their Tottenham rivals. On the final day of the Premier League season Spurs registered the 1-0 over Sunderland which they needed to stand any [...]
On the penultimate day of the season Roman Shirokov came off the bench to secure all 3 points for Zenit, scoring late on in a 3-1 win over Volga. What happened next was incredibly strange. Instead of celebrating like any other footballer, Shirokov took the chance to swear at his own fans. The Russian striker [...]
Lucho Gonzalez gave Porto a 1-0 lead in the 24th minute.
Gareth Bale seems to have earned a reputation as a diver and it appears to have affected refereeing decision towards him. As usual, Spurs were saved late on by a moment of Bale brilliance but it wasn’t enough to secure 4th place as Arsenal beat Newcastle 1-0. Today, Bale was booked after going down in [...]
After over 26 years in charge, Sir Alex Ferguson finally stepped down as manager of Manchester United. Probably the greatest manager of all time, Ferguson sent his boys out one last time with one word in their heads. Attack. And that they did. After going 3-0 and 5-2 up Fergie’s United were halted by on-loan [...]
You’ll never finish above The Arsenal. Forever in our shadow. #FOYS twitter.com/Vermaelen05/st… — Verminated (@Vermaelen05) May 19, 2013 Happy we nudged Spurs out of CL, but I think a sigh of relief is more appropriate than a conga. #Arsenal — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) May 19, 2013 So,tell me again how awful Arsenal are and how [...]
Zaragoza take a 1 – 0 lead through a well-placed header from Helder Postiga.
Today Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher retired from football at the age of 35. The GIF here shows Carragher running to his incredible tribute arranged by the fans. After playing his first game in 1996 he hung up his boots after today’s 1-0 win over relegated QPR. With only 3 goals over his illustrious career, Carragher [...]
Anderlecht 1 – Zulte-Waregem 1 (Juplier Championship Play-Off, May 19, 2013) Jens Naessens scored in the 56th minute for Waregem. Lucas Rodrigo Biglia scored for Anderlecht in the 59th minute. Club Brugge 1 – Racing Genk 0 (Juplier Championship Play-Off, May 19, 2013) Carlos Bacca scored in the 31st minute, Brugge lead Genk 1-0.
Atalanta 2 – Chievo 2 (Serie A, May 19, 2013) Guglielmo Stendardo scored for Atalanta in the 8th minute against Chievo. Cyril Thereau leveled the match in the 76th minute for Chievo. Luigi Giorgi scored in the 84th minute for Atalanta to make it 2 – 1. Cyril Thereau leveled the match again in the 92nd minute. Match ended 2-2.
Nice 1 – Lyon 1 (Ligue 1, May 19, 2013) Dario Cvitanich gave Nice the lead in the 48th minute. Clement Grenier scored in the 76th minute for Lyon.