Monthly Archives: March 2008

Beckham Reiterates England Desire

David Beckham once again underlined his belief his international career is far from over as the midfielder looks set for an England recall. The 32-year-old’s days seemed numbered when new manager Fabio Capello excluded him from his first squad against Switzerland last month due to fitness concerns. Doubts were also raised that playing an inferior…

Mourinho Makes Chelsea a Target

Jose Mourinho has warned Chelsea he is out to “kill them” when he returns to management, even though the club will be ‘in his heart forever’. The former Blues boss reiterated his love for the club he managed for more than three years before his sensational departure in September. But he is desperate to meet…

Shevchenko on AC Milan shopping list

AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has reiterated his desire to take Chelsea flop Andriy Shevchenko back to the San Siro this summer. Brazil striker Ronaldo is likely to be sidelined until November after undergoing surgery on ruptured knee ligaments in Paris last month. And Berlusconi believes Chelsea’s former Milan favourite Shevchenko can fill the void….

Real Madrid Rocked By Roma

Nine-time winners Real Madrid were knocked out of the Champions League after losing 2-1 at home to Roma tonight. The Italians led 2-1 from the first leg – and despite a goalless first half, the hosts’ task was made more difficult when Pepe was sent off for a challenge on the edge of his penalty…

Mexican Primera Division Week 8

(Soccer365.com – Mark Walsh) Mexican football can be notoriously difficult to predict. Full of colorful characters and unexpected pit stops, the topsy-turvy Clausura 2008 tournament looks to be a case in point. All 18 teams retain realistic hopes of stepping on the gas to make the playoffs, while at least three need to get in…

Spalletti: Totti can fire Roma through

Roma boss Luciano Spalletti is counting on captain Francesco Totti to propel the Giallorossi into the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Spalletti’s troops head into Wednesday’s return leg of their last-16 tie against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu with a 2-1 advantage after the first leg in Rome. Roma are in buoyant mood after reducing…