Arsenal humbled by Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine

Arsenal dropped their first point in this year’s Champions League on Wednesday, 3 November, when Arsene Wenger’s team lost 2–1 away to Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk. Shakhtar, who have now gone 28 games without defeat at the Donbass Arena, saw Craig Eastmond’s own goal and former Arsenal striker Eduardo’s cool finish cancel out Theo Walcott’s early breakaway goal. “Against a good team, you are punished,” Wenger told reporters after the…

November 4, 2010

Why Fernando Torres must quit Liverpool

Former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Jamie Redknapp launched a scathing attack on Fernando Torres after another inept performance on Sunday against Birmingham City. “Terrible,” “diabolical,” “sloppy” and “lethargic” were some of the words used by the Sky pundit, but a critique that must have had many football fans nodding in agreement with was that the Spaniard looked “fed up.” He struck a forlorn figure lying on the ground in agony…

September 14, 2010