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Liverpool March on in Champions League

Liverpool marched into the Champions League quarter-finals after Fernando Torres’ second-half goal gave them a 1-0 win over 10-man Inter Milan. The Reds – who have joined Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United in the last eight – went into the second leg at the San Siro with a 2-0 lead from the Anfield showdown, so…

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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…

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Gerrard wowed by class of Fernando Torres

Steven Gerrard described free-scoring Fernando Torres as “frightening” after Liverpool finally started to live up to their captain’s demands. The 4-0 win over West Ham sent Liverpool back into the Premier League top four and saw Torres score his second hat-trick in successive home games, with his overall total for the season now 24 goals…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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England vs USA Match In The Works

The Football Association are close to sealing an agreement for a friendly between England and the USA at Wembley on May 28. It is understood that talks with US soccer chiefs have reached an advanced stage and that the match is highly likely to take place. The FA are also expected to play a friendly…

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Fenerbahce Advance In Shootout win

Volkan Demirel was the hero for Fenerbahce as they advanced from a penalty shoot-out into the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in their history. After 90 minutes Sevilla led 3-2 to cancel out the first-leg deficit and make the scores 5-5 on aggregate, and with no goals in extra time it was left…

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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…

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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…

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Ugly win ok with Real Madrid, Iker Casillas

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas admits gaining three points from the trip to Recreativo Huelva was the only thing that really mattered. With four defeats in their previous five outings and Barcelona having cut their league advantage from nine points to two, Real Madrid’s season was in serious danger of imploding as they traveled south-west…