Monthly Archives: August 2009

Champions League Group Play Draw

Thursday’s Champions League draw set up a few interesting reunion match-ups in Group Play. Real Madrid’s new star Kaka will return to Milan, while Eto’o and Zlatan Ibrahimovic will revisit their old clubs in Group F’s Barcelona-Inter match-up. Full group listings below… GROUP A- Bayern Munich, Juventus, Bordeaux, Maccabi Haifa GROUP B- Manchester United, CSKA…

Sky Blue FC Win Inaugural WPS title

Sky Blue FC’s fairy tale run through the Women’s Professional Soccer Playoffs finished with a happy ending. Heather O’Reilly scored the only goal of the game as Sky Blue FC captured the inaugural WPS Championship presented by MedImmune with a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Sol. The victory capped a worst-to-first transformation for Sky…

Burnley shock Manchester United

Burnley defeated Manchester United 1-0 at Turf Moor, while Liverpool, Tottenham and Birmingham all recorded Premier League victories. Brian Jensen saved a penalty as Burnley repelled the threat of the champions to record a shock win on their first home game in the top flight since 1976. Robbie Blake had put the hosts in front…

Mexico 2 – USA 1

Charlie Davies gave the U.S. a dream start when he got behind the defense off a Landon Donovan pass and finished in the 9th minute. But the home side controlled possession and fought back with Israel Castro knocking in a cracker from 25 yards in the 19th minute. And Miguel Sabah hitting the winner in…

Altidore Headed To Hull City

The transfer saga of American forward Jozy Altidore has come to its end as the 19-year-old has signed a one year loan deal to play for Hull City in the English Premier League. Altidore agent Lyle Yorks informed Soccer365 this morning that the Home Office work permit hearing will be on Monday. Fulham and Everton…

Bayern looking to reclaim crown

The new German Bundesliga season begins on Friday, with reigning champions Wolfsburg likely to face a renewed challenge from Bayern Munich. The Wolves’ unexpected title triumph last season has reinforced the Bundesliga’s unpredictable reputation. Few would have had Wolfsburg down as serious title candidates last August and not many would have predicted their glory at…