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Manchester United Advance to Champions League Final

Manchester United advanced to the Champions League Final today with a 1-0 win over Barcelona at Old Trafford. Paul Scholes’ half volley from distance in the 15th minute was enough to set up an all English final against the winner of tomorrow’s Chelsea-Liverpool clash. Manchester United are through to the Champions League final after Paul…

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Donovan Nets Preki Feud

Weekend hat trick hero Landon Donovan says he can’t be bothered with complaints on his goal celebrations aired by Chivas USA boss Preki. The Galaxy won the match 5-2, with the U.S. star infuriating the Goats by leaping for joy in front of their derby rivals’ bench after two fo the goals. “I do not…

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Kaka wants AC Milan to land Ronaldinho

AC Milan midfielder Kaka admits he would relish the prospect of playing alongside his Brazil team-mate Ronaldinho at the San Siro next season. The Rossoneri appear to be in pole position to acquire the playmaker, who is widely thought to be on the move after just 13 appearances for Barcelona this term. He would add…

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Ballack, Chelsea Level ManUtd

Michael Ballack scored twice as Chelsea drew level with Manchester United at the top of the Premier League after a 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge. Ballack headed the Blues into the lead on the stroke of half time before Wayne Rooney levelled matters after an error from Ricardo Carvalho, only for Ballack to grab the…

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Arsene Wenger: Not Closing Door on Henry

Arsene Wenger believes Thierry Henry will prove himself at Barcelona – but he will not rule out the possibility of him returning to Arsenal. Henry – who scored 174 Premier League goals in 254 appearances for the Gunners – has failed to light up the Nou Camp following his £16million move last summer. There have…

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Ribery: I'm the new Zidane

France international Franck Ribery has hailed himself as the successor to French legend Zinedine Zidane. The Bayern Munich winger, who starred in France’s run to the 2006 World Cup final alongside Zidane, has enjoyed a good first year in Germany and now feels ready to lead Les Bleus’ charge at Euro 2008. He told Le…

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Sir Alex Not Blaming Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson refused to blame Cristiano Ronaldo for his side’s failure to score an away goal at Barcelona. The Scot revealed he thought the winger would score, but added: “He’s a bit unlucky. Maybe it’s come too early.” Of the second penalty incident, he said: “You’re doing well to get one…

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Gerrard: Torres can Bridge the gap

Steven Gerrard believes Fernando Torres can help Liverpool end their poor record at Stamford Bridge and reach the Champions League final. In manager Rafael Benitez’s four seasons in charge of Liverpool they have not even scored a goal on Chelsea’s ground. But Gerrard shrugged off those damning statistics by saying: “We haven’t gone there with…

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Berlusconi to quit AC Milan role

AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi will stand down from his post at the club when he is invested as Italian president later this month. The Italian media magnate is set to begin his third stint in office after winning the Italian general elections earlier in April. Berlusconi has been president of the Milan giants since…

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Drogba unfazed by Liverpool menace

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba says his side have nothing to be scared of ahead of their Champions League showdown with Liverpool. The two rivals lock horns in the semi-finals of the Champions League for the third time in four seasons in Tuesday night’s first leg at Anfield. Liverpool are hoping to complete a hat-trick of…

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Messi can mess up ManUtd plan – Tevez

Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez has warned his team-mates Lionel Messi could wreck their hopes of making the Champions League final. The two Argentina team-mates will come face to face on Wednesday when United take on Barcelona in the first leg of their semi-final clash at the Nou Camp. Tevez warmed up for the match…

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Eto'o threatens to walk out on Barca

Samuel Eto’o has warned Barcelona he will seek pastures new if they fail to make an improved challenge for silverware next season. Saturday’s goalless draw against Espanyol has all but ended Barca’s hopes of winning the Primera Liga title while they need to get past in-form Manchester United if they are to reach the Champions…

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Manuel Almunia

While many players would love the chance to play for a Premiership giant like Arsenal, for Manuel Almunia the transfer meant he would have to explore the depths of his patience. For his first few seasons at the London club, Almunia would serve as the backup to Jens Lehmann, the keeper who has won the…

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Ronaldinho Milan transfer talks stall

Ronaldinho’s proposed transfer to AC Milan appears to have stalled after the Serie A side failed to agree a fee with Barcelona. Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani admitted preliminary discussions for a player had not been successful. “Yesterday (Saturday) we had a conference call but the figures have not been right,” Galliani told Sky Italia…

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PSV Clinch Fourth Straight Eredivisie Crown

PSV Eindhoven won a fourth successive Eredivisie title with a 1-0 victory at Vitesse Arnhem on Sunday. A point would have been enough for PSV to secure their 21st Dutch title, but former Vitesse striker Danko Lazovic struck two minutes after half-time to secure victory over his old club. The hosts’ misery was compounded when…