Monthly Archives: October 2007

Moscow Misery For England

Wayne Rooney scored but then gave away a harsh penalty as England lost 2-1 in Russia to lose their advantage in Euro 2008 qualifying Group E. Rooney had given England a 29th-minute lead with a superb goal in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, but the striker was controversially adjudged to have fouled Konstantin Zyrianov in the box…

Alves Seven-Spot Schools Heracles

A phenomenal seven goals from Brazil striker Afonso Alves ripped through hapless Heracles Almelo on Sunday. Alves’ hat-trick came in a devastating opening 19 minutes before he claimed another four in nine second-half minutes to set an Eredivisie record for scoring. Striker Gerald Sibon punctuated the one-man scoring festival with a goal five minutes into…

Revs Win U.S. Open Cup

Pat Noonan factored in all three goals as the New England Revolution won its first-ever cup championship with a 3-2 victory against FC Dallas at Pizza Hut Park on Wednesday night. Noonan scored the game’s first goal and assisted on Taylor Twellman’s go-ahead goal and Wells Thompson’s game-winning goal to help the Revs lift the…

Man Utd Better Roma

Wayne Rooney’s first goal of the season was both clinical and decisive as it gave hosts Manchester United a 1-0 Champions League win over Roma. These two sides locked horns at Old Trafford last season, and the scoreline was a staggering 7-1 to United. But it took until the 70th minute for the deadlock to…