Monthly Archives: November 2007

Henry Looks Forward To MLS

Barcelona strike ace Thierry Henry has explained some of the reasons he wants to finish his career in America: NBA basketball and more public anonymity. The France superstar will look forward to the chance to see friend Tony Parker play in person on a regular basis, but it is the full stateside experience that he…

Becks Scores In Galaxy Loss

David Beckham overcame an injury scare to score from a trademark free-kick as Los Angeles Galaxy were beaten 5-3 by Hyundai A-League side Sydney FC at the Telstra Stadium. The former England captain’s left ankle collapsed under his body in the 28th minute before Sydney midfielder Brendon Santalab slid into him after losing his footing…

Henry Missing For Barca

Barcelona will be without Thierry Henry as they go to Lyon in search of the win they need to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League. Henry will miss Tuesday’s Group E clash with a back problem that surfaced during Barca’s 3-0 win over Recreativo Huelva at the weekend. The Frenchman has spearheaded…

Hoddle Tips Capello For England

Glenn Hoddle has urged the Football Association to appoint Fabio Capello as the next England manager. Capello has enjoyed a glittering coaching career at some of Europe’s greatest clubs including AC Milan, Roma and Real Madrid, winning a vast array of silverware including the Champions League. Former England boss Hoddle insists Capello is the right…

No Italy Return For Totti

Roma captain Francesco Totti has ruled out a return to international football despite Italy qualifying for the finals of Euro 2008. Totti played his last game for Italy in the World Cup final against France in Berlin last summer before announcing his wish to retire from international duty. Roma fans had hoped the 31-year-old would…

Riquelme: I'll Return To Bocas

Fresh from pacing Argentina to a World Cup qualifying win over Bolivia, outcast Villarreal playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme revealed that he is busy engineering a return to Boca Juniors. The superstar #10 is essentially persona non grata with the Yellow Submarines, but remains a Bombonera hero after leading the team to a Copa Libertadores crown…