Chelsea and Manchester United To Meet Again In Champions League

What A Friend and what a foe. On the day Sir Alex Ferguson watched his horse run the race of its life to finish fourth in the Gold Cup, his Manchester United side were drawn against familiar opposition in the hunt for the European Cup. Chelsea and Cheltenham were on Ferguson’s mind on Friday. Ferguson’s Manchester United versus Carlo Ancelotti’s Chelsea is more than a fixture. It is the collision…

March 19, 2011

Nani Contemplates Move To Serie A

Nani is the latest Manchester United player to contemplate his future at Old Trafford, with the Portugal winger considering the possibility of severing his ties with the club in the summer. The 24-year-old is intrigued by the prospect of moving to Italy and has spoken at length with his family and his agent, Jorge Mendes, about whether a move to Serie A would be possible and if it is the…

March 15, 2011

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Injury Is ´No Drama´, Says Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has moved to play down concerns about the fitness of Cristiano Ronaldo after Real Madrid thrashed Malaga 7-0. Ronaldo claimed a hat-trick in the demolition of the La Liga strugglers at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday. But the Portugal captain was forced from the field moments after notching his third goal. It was initially thought the key forward may have sustained a long-term injury, but Real coach Mourinho…

March 4, 2011

Only Messi Better Than Me In The World

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli believes there is only one player in the world who is ‘a little stronger’: Lionel Messi. The Italian was named Golden Boy 2010 for being the best Under-21 player in the world and he now has his sights on the main prize. He clearly fancies himself to be better than Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi and City teammate Carlos Tevez despite failing to set the Premier League…

December 22, 2010

Real Madrid Make Me Sick

Barcelona’s Bulgarian legend Hristo Stoichkov has once again shown his contempt for Real Madrid by claiming that the club “make him sick”. The prolific striker had already made a similar statement regarding Los Blancos earlier in the season, and in an interview with publication Marca, he reiterated his dislike of the Blaugrana’s historic rival. He claimed: “It makes me sick to see the white Real Madrid shirt. This is the…

November 29, 2010

Ajax v Real Madrid- Preview

Ajax Martin Jol’s team have had a poor start to their league campaign and are sitting 4th, six points off PSV, who lead the Eredivisie after 15 games. Since taking over 18 months ago, Jol hasn’t been able to bring back the glory days, but Ajax has been building a decent squad and have made it to Europe’s elite competition after a five year absence. A respected manager in his…

November 22, 2010