Monthly Archives: April 2006

Messi Making Injury Progress

Young Argentinean phenom, Leo Messi is making progress and hopes to play in UEFA Champions League final versus England’s Arsenal. Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi visited a Buenos Aires hospital on Thursday where he had a scan on the muscle injury in his right leg that has kept him out of action for over…

Chivas: ‘Nothing is Certain’

Chivas understands the hardest part of reaching the quarterfinals will be in the away game, but their coach is confident in his squad. Despite the impressive 3-0 shellacking of Independiente Santa Fe at Jalisco Wednesday, the Chivas are not celebrating just yet. “I think we took a good advantage, but we still have to play…

Big Phil For England – Report

The BBC is reportung that Luiz Felipe Scolari has been offered the job of England manager and is discussing terms with the Football Assocation. According the BBC report, FA chief executive Brian Barwick is in Lisbon to work out a deal with Portugal’s Brazilian manager, who masterminded England’s defeat in both the 2002 World Cup…

Dein Urges Henry To Stay

Arsenal’s vice-chairman David Dein has urged Thierry Henry to stay with the Champions League finalists, although is clearly clueless as to the Frenchman’s intentions. Henry, who has been strongly linked with Barcelona for over a year, will have just one year left on his contract come the end of the season, but has refused to…

Lehmann sinks yellow submarine

Villarreal, Spain (Sports Network) – Jens Lehmann proved why he was selected as Germany’s goalkeeper for the World Cup by blocking a late Villarreal penalty shot to ensure a scoreless draw and Arsenal a spot in the Champions League final match. Lehmann blocked Juan Roman Riquelme’s penalty kick in the 90th minute to preserve Arsenal’s…

Canetti Resigns Red Bull Post

General Manager Chris Canetti leaves Red Bull New York. Red Bull New York announced Monday that Chris Canetti has resigned from his position as Assistant General Manager of Red Bull New York effective immediately. Canetti joined the club (then known as the MetroStars) in May of 2000. He served several different capacities during his six-year…