Villas-Boas Pleased With Point

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas was delighted with his team’s 1-1 draw against Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Thursday. Emmanuel Adebayor was on the end of a Gareth Bale cross to put Spurs ahead after eight minutes, but Daniel Sturridge’s ninth league goal of the season 15 minutes later secured a point for Villas-Boas’ side in what was a pulsating affair. “It’s one of the days that the results really…

December 23, 2011

Tottenham To Open Talks Next Week With Luka Modric

Tottenham will open talks next week over a new contract worth 80,000 pounds-a-week for Luka Modric. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy will sit down with the Croatian playmaker’s representatives to discuss a pay rise that would nearly double his current 45,000 pounds weekly salary and make him the club’s top earner. Chelsea made repeated attempts to sign the wantaway midfielder over the summer but Levy stuck to his claim that Modric…

September 23, 2011

Premier League Preview: Tottenham v Liverpool

Liverpool visit Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League on Sunday, aiming to bounce back from their first defeat of the campaign. Kenny Dalglish’s team made a solid start to the new season, as an opening-round draw against Sunderland was followed by victories over Arsenal and Bolton. But they went down 1-0 at Stoke City last week, with Jonathan Walters’ 21st-minute penalty the difference between the teams. Liverpool enjoyed more…

September 16, 2011

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

Robin Van Persie: I told Arsenal to sign Tottenham’s Rafael Van Der Vaart

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie says that he advised the Gunners to sign Saturday’s opponent, Tottenham star Rafael Van Der Vaart . Dutchman Van Persie continued his comeback from injury, playing the second half of Holland’s friendly against Turkey in midweek. He will expect to play a part in Arsenal’s derby clash with Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. However, he will be particularly infuriated if Spurs star Rafael…

November 22, 2010

Holland vs Slovakia

Kick-off: Monday, 28th June – 12:30pm Stadium: Durban Stadium, Durban Second Round Holland Holland, favourites to win their World Cup Group, face some unexpected opponents in the second round of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. They take on Slovakia, who, with a final group match victory over Italy, sent the defending World Champions home. Holland have been consistently good, and that is something which takes a lot to say about…

June 28, 2010