Monthly Archives: April 2009

Henry: Ronaldo Is Better Than Messi

Barcelona striker Thierry Henry surprisingly believes that Cristiano Ronaldo is the better then team-mate Lionel Messi at the moment. The debate over whether the Manchester United star or the Argentine should hold the honor has raged on, but the former Arsenal captain believes that although Messi has extraordinary capabilities, the Portugal international deserves that status….

Dempsey Brace Sinks City

Clinton Dempsey’s brace helped Fulham to a convincing 3-1 win over Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium on Sunday. The game started at a slow pace as both sides were feeling their way into the tie. Andrew Johnson had an early penalty appeal turned down after Richard Dunne brought him down in the…

Sir Alex Hails 'Special' Macheda

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has heaped praise on Federico Macheda after the 17-year-old again provided the Red Devils with the winning goal to take his side back to the top of the Premier League table. The striker followed up his stunning injury-time winner against Aston Villa last weekend by again netting the telling…

Fiesty Porto Spoil Man Utd Plans

Manchester United put in a disappointing performance at Old Trafford against a fired-up Porto side on Tuesday in their Champions League quarter-final first-leg, drawing 2-2 with the Portuguese giants and leaving themselves with a lot of work to do for the second leg. The Red Devils made a disastrous start to the match as Porto…

Mexico Fire Eriksson

The Mexican soccer federation announced on Thursday that head coach Sven-Goran Eriksson was fired a day after El Tri Color lost 3-1 loss to Honduras in a World Cup qualifier. “The decision was made because we could not risk Mexico’s participation in the World Cup,” federation president Justino Compean was quoted on FIFA.com. Mexico currently…

Bolivia Blasts Argentina 6-1

Joaquin Botero netted a hat-trick to help Bolivia hammer Argentina 6-1 tonight and keep their slim 2010 World Cup hopes alive. Although Lucho Gonzalez brought Diego Maradona’s side level in the first half the onslaught that followed stunned Argentina. Marcelo Martins, Alex Da Rosa and Didi Torrico scored one each in the historic win with…

Jozy Hat Trick Sinks T&T

Forward Jozy Altidore became the youngest player in history to score a hat trick for the U.S. Men’s National Team, tallying all three goals in a dominating 3-0 victory against Trinidad & Tobago. With the victory, the U.S. continued to hold their place at the top of the hexagonal in the final round of qualifying…