Monthly Archives: May 2009

Agent: Ronaldinho eyeing Milan exit

Recent reports suggested the 29-year-old could stay in Milan if coach Carlo Ancelotti leaves the club, but speculation over his future nevertheless persists. While a move within Europe is a likely scenario, Assis has ruled out Ronaldinho following in the footsteps of Ronaldo and Adriano by returning to his native Brazil. “There is no chance…

Barca forced to put party on hold

Barcelona came within two minutes of clinching the Primera Liga title on Sunday only for Villarreal to spoil the party in dramatic fashion. Real Madrid’s 3-0 defeat at Valencia on Saturday night opened the door for Pep Guardiola’s side to clinch their 19th Spanish league title with three games to go. And the Nou Camp…

Iniesta: Goal was special moment

Iniesta’s injury-time thunderbolt earned 10-man Barcelona a dramatic 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge and allowed them to progress through to a final showdown with Manchester United on the away goals rule. Iniesta, who helped Barca win the 2006 Champions League, said: “You cannot dream of moments like this. This is one of the happiest days…

Iniesta Goal Lifts Barca

Barcelona will play Manchester United in the Champions League final after Andres Iniesta’s injury-time goal stunned Chelsea in a 1-1 draw. The Blues looked to be cruising after Michael Essien’s stunning early volley put them 1-0 ahead in their semi-final second leg, and when Eric Abidal saw red after 66 minutes, Guus Hiddink’s side looked…