Monthly Archives: April 2007

We Missed Howard, Says Moyes

Everton manager David Moyes admitted it was a shame that the club weren’t able to field Manchester United loan item Tim Howard against the Red Devils this weekend. The American Abroad was not available because he technically remains property of United until summer, when his full transfer to the Toffees will take effect. Sir Alex…

Rijkaard Warning For Barca

Barcelona coach Frank Rijkaard has warned his players not to expect any easy matches from now until the end of the season as the Catalan giants chase a third successive Primera Liga title. Rijkaard was speaking after watching his side edge past relegation-threatened Levante 1-0 at the Nou Camp on Sunday, with Samuel Eto’o netting…

Messi Turns Down Inter Move

Barcelona whiz Lionle Messi has thanked Inter patron Massimo Moratti for his interest and admiration, but refused to move to Serie A, at least for some time yet. “I know that he adores me and I am thankful for that,” said Messi, when asked about Moratti’s admiration. “But I will not leave Barcelona. “I won’t…

Kaka Better Than Ronaldo – Sheva

Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko believes AC Milan’s Kaka is the best player in the world ahead of Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Shevchenko played with 25-year-old Kaka at Milan before joining the Premiership champions last summer. When asked, in an interview in La Gazzetta dello Sport, to choose between Brazil international Kaka and Portugal’s Ronaldo, Shevchenko…

Pachuca Targeting FIFA Success

Fresh from claiming their second CONCACAF Champions Cup title of the decade with a 7-6 spot kicks win over CD Guadalajara, Mexican power Pachuca have set their sights on FIFA World Club Cup glory. The tourney, which brings continental champions from across the globe to Japan, will be fought out in January. “A world’s club…