Monthly Archives: April 2009

Marquez Done For Season

Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez is set to be sidelined for up to 10 weeks with the knee injury he sustained during Tuesday night’s Champions League clash with Chelsea. Marquez was stretchered off at the start of the second half after falling to the floor clutching his left knee, and tests have confirmed the Mexican has…

Ribery Could Leave Bayern

Media reports have claimed that Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery could be closer to a potential move away from the Bundesliga club, which could see the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea looking to secure his services. Following the dismissal of Jurgen Klinsmann this week, the Frenchman could be leaning towards quitting Bayern in the…

Chelsea Hold Barca To A Draw

Despite one of the most talented attacking front line in world football, Barcelona could not break a determined Chelsea defense and were held to a 0-0 draw in their UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg at Camp Nou. Barcelona came out flying as Chelsea were forced to set up camp in and around their own…

Giggs Voted PFA Player Of The Year

Manchester United stalwart Ryan Giggs has been named Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year. Giggs has only started 12 Premier League games this season, but the award hails the impact he has made as United cruise toward their his 11th Premier League title. The 35-year-old said: “It’s right up there, with personal accolades it’s…

Chelsea Hails Deadly Drogba

Chelsea skipper John Terry believes team-mate Didier Drogba is the best striker in the world at the moment. Terry expressed his admiration following Drogba’s late winner in the Blues’ 2-1 win over Arsenal. “Didier has been in great form of late and long may that continue. Because when he plays like that even if you’re…

Edu Winner Lifts Rangers

Rangers managed to get to within one point of Celtic at the top of the SPL table with a thrilling 3-2 win at Hibernian. Rangers stormed into an early lead as Steven Whittaker fired in a goal in just the second minute. Whittaker controlled the ball with his chest before drilling in the opener against…

Kaka: Gerrard Would Suit Milan

AC Milan superstar Kaka admits that Steven Gerrard would suit the team perfectly as the Italian giants look to climb back to the pinnacle of European football. Milan failed to qualify for the Champions League last season, and have seen their bitter rivals Inter climb within touching distance of a fourth successive Serie A title….

Ronaldo Hails His Best Goal Ever

Cristiano Ronaldo admits his spectacular strike that sent Manchester United through to the Champions League semi-finals was the best goal of his career. The Portuguese ace smashed home the game’s only goal after just six minutes, unleashing a stinging effort from 35-yards out on Wednesday to set up a last-four clash with Premier League rivals…

Wenger – Gunners were Explosive

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on his young side after they recorded an emphatic 3-0 win over Villarreal in their Champions League quarter-final second-leg clash on Wednesday night. Goals from Theo Walcott, Emmanuel Adebayor and Robin van Persie ensured the Gunners would progress 4-1 on aggregate, booking themselves a semi-final meeting with defending…

Ballack Rates Chelsea's Chances Vs Barca

Michael Ballack believes it could go either way when Chelsea face Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final. The Londoners secured their place in the final four by ousting Liverpool 7-5 on aggregate, while Barca enter the tie after comfortably brushing aside Bayern Munich 5-1 in their respective quarter-final clash. Despite Barca being the bookmakers’ favorite,…