Monthly Archives: April 2008

Maradona hails Atletico ace Aguero

Legendary Argentina star Diego Maradona has compared Atletico Madrid winger Sergio Aguero to himself. Aguero is the boyfriend of Maradona’s daughter Giannina and the 1986 World Cup winner is pleased with the match. “I’m proud of him because he is a wonderful boy,” Maradona told Mananas Informales on Channel 13 in Buenos Aires. “He looks…

Fernando Torres: Primera Liga is Better

Liverpool striker Fernando Torres believes that the Primera Liga is stronger than the Premier League. Three English teams have reached the semi-finals of this season’s Champions League, but Torres insists that the Spanish top-flight is the best in Europe. Torres joined Liverpool last summer from Atletico Madrid and has made a superb start to life…

Scolari Reveals Mexico Approach

Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has revealed he has been contacted about coaching Mexico. Previous incumbent Hugo Sanchez was sacked last month and, with Scolari’s contract up at the end of Euro 2008, the Mexico Football Federation are keen to make Scolari their next coach. But the Brazilian insisted he was focused on this summer’s…

Ronaldinho missing for six weeks

Barcelona playmaker Ronaldinho has been ruled out for six weeks with a thigh injury, the club have confirmed. The 28-year-old limped out of training on Thursday evening and also missed the session on Friday morning, and scans on Friday afternoon confirmed the Brazilian had suffered a pull in the adductor of his right thigh. With…

Chelsea Rocked at Fenerbahce

Chelsea handed the advantage to Fenerbahce in their Champions League quarter-final after surrending a lead to lose the first leg 2-1 in Turkey. Deivid’s early own goal put Chelsea in charge and Avram Grant’s side went on to squander numerous chances to put the tie beyond doubt. However, Didier Drogba was among those culpable in…

Wayne Rooney

When a 16 year old rising superstar collected a serve at the top of the 18 yard box, turned and blasted the last minute, game-winning goal off the underside of the crossbar to hand Arsenal its first loss in 31 games, commentator Clive Tyldesley exclaimed, “Remember the name: Wayne Rooney!” Since then, fans of the…

Ronaldo, Man U Blast Roma

Cristiano Ronaldo believes Manchester United were well worth their victory in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg against Roma. Ronaldo’s brilliant header put United on their way to a 2-0 win at the Stadio Olimpico, with Wayne Rooney netting the second. “It’s a very good performance. Everyone knows it’s a tough game. Roma played very…