Monthly Archives: March 2008

U.S. MNT To Face Argentina

(ussoccer.com) The U.S. Men’s National Team will face Argentina at Giants Stadium on June 8 to cap off a trio of friendlies before kicking off 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying. The match against the world’s No. 1 ranked team follows a two-game tour in Europe where the U.S. will take on England on May 28…

Beasley eyes shock Rangers FC return

DaMarcus Beasley believes he could return for Rangers before the end of the season after a miraculous recovery from knee ligament damage. The 25-year-old was initially told to aim for pre-season training when he suffered severe knee ligament damage in a collision during Gers’ Champions League clash in Stuttgart last November. But after a stint…

Man City chasing Barcelona's Dos Santos

Manchester City have expressed an interest in Barcelona’s 18-year-old forward Giovani dos Santos, according to the player’s father Zizinho. Mexico international Dos Santos broke into Barca’s senior squad last season, but the rise of fellow young star Bojan Krkic has limited his appearances in the Catalan giants’ starting XI this year. “There is interest from…

Drogba Double Downs Arsenal

A stunning double from Didier Drogba kept Chelsea’s title hopes alive after they came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. The Ivory Coast striker scored two goals in eight minutes after Bacary Sagna had put the Gunners in front. Drogba’s goals stretched Chelsea’s unbeaten home league record to 78 games – but…

Beckham Back For England

David Beckham has been included in the England squad to face France in a friendly next week. Beckham will be hopeful of winning his 100th cap in Paris next week after the midfielder was included in Fabio Capello’s provisional 30-man squad. Arsenal’s Theo Walcott and Middlesbrough’s central defender David Wheater have also been called up…

Messi wary of Premiership quartet

Lionel Messi admits England’s four contenders in the Champions League pose the biggest threat to Barcelona in this season’s competition. The Catalan giants avoided any of the English sides in the quarter-finals draw after being paired with German outfit Schalke. Messi is a big fan of Premier League football and he is confirmed admirer of…

PSV ends Tottenham's UEFA Cup

Juande Ramos’ dream of a UEFA Cup hat-trick ended despite a stunning Dimitar Berbatov volley as Tottenham crashed out on penalties against PSV Eindhoven in Holland . Ramos has endured a few scares winning the competition with Sevilla in the past two seasons – goalkeeper Andres Palop scored at this stage a year ago –…

Mancini revelation rocks Inter Milan

Inter Milan players were left stunned by coach Roberto Mancini’s announcement he will leave the club in the summer. Despite having a four-year contract with the Nerazzurri, Mancini announced his wish to leave the club shortly after his team’s elimination from the Champions League at the hands of Liverpool last night. Although Mancini revealed he…

Sir Alex Ferguson: EPL is top dog

Sir Alex Ferguson claims that the Premier League is “the best in Europe” after all four sides reached the Champions League quarterfinals. England has become the first country to have four teams in the last eight of the Champions League after Liverpool defeated Inter Milan in Italy to join Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea in…