Monthly Archives: January 2010

Egypt Reclaim African Crown

Super-sub Mohamed Gedo scored the only goal five minutes from time to help Egypt defend their African Nations Cup crown with victory over brave Ghana. The Pharaohs, who struggled to create many openings through the game, looked unlikely to score as the game drifted towards extra-time – until the Ittihad striker struck his fifth goal…

Tevez: "Worth the money"

Carlos Tevez has defended his celebrations against Manchester United, saying they were “a response to them saying I was not worth the money”. Tevez, who joined City in the summer after United decided not to spend £25million to keep him, goaded former United team-mate Gary Neville during his two-goal performance in the 2-1 Carling Cup…

Triple the Pain for Liverpool

Liverpool’s Fernando Torres has been ruled out for six weeks, while Steven Gerrard and Yossi Benayoun are also set for spells on the sidelines. The club confirmed on Thursday afternoon the three players, all injured in Wednesday night’s humiliating FA Cup loss to Reading, will be out for varying lengths of time. Torres is the…

Togo Team Bus Attacked

The Togo national team bus was attacked by rebels with machine guns while traveling to Angola for their first match of the African Cup of Nations. The early reports claim several players were wounded although Manchester City confirmed Emmanuel Adebayor was not one of the injured. The bus was traveling through Cabinda, the oil rich…