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Champs League spot a must for Dempsey

Posted Saturday, April 13, 2013 by Foxsports.com

Clint Dempsey admits Tottenham's season should be judged as a failure if they do not bounce back to finish in the Premier League's top four. Dempsey scored twice on Thursday in Basel, but it was not enough to send Spurs through to the semi-finals of Europe's second-tier competition as Andre Villas-Boas' men suffered a dramatic defeat on penalties. While the 4-1 shootout loss - which came aft...Full Story »

Bayern take on Barca, Real play Dortmund

Posted Saturday, April 13, 2013 by Foxsports.com

Newly-crowned German champions Bayern Munich will face fellow four-time European champions Barcelona in the semi-finals of the Champions League. Bayern, who lost last season's final on their own ground to Chelsea, will bid to make their second consecutive final at Wembley on May 25, with the first leg of the semi-final to be played in Munich on April 23. The draw means there will not be a re...Full Story »

Newcastle could do no more against Benfica, insists Pardew

Posted Friday, April 12, 2013 by Goal.com

Papiss Cisse gave the Toon hope on 71 minutes after twice being denied by the assistant referee's flag, but Eduardo Salvio killed off the tie with a clinical finish late on Alan Pardew insists he is proud of his players despite Newcastle bowing out of the Europa League against Benfica on Thursday evening. Trailing 3-1 from the first leg, the Toon knew they would need to mount a stirring come...Full Story »

Juventus must build on Champions League experience, says Buffon

Posted Friday, April 12, 2013 by Goal.com

The 35-year-old has reflected on the Bianconeri's elimination from Europe at the hands of Bayern Munich, and is satisfied with the progress the club has made this year Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says the club must build upon their Champions League experience this season. The Bianconeri bowed out to Bayern Munich at the quarter-final stage on Wednesday, with the Bavarians running ou...Full Story »

Beckham in kids' job hint

Posted Friday, April 12, 2013 by The Sun

IN FOOTBALL FOR LIFE ... Beckham's pledge DAVID BECKHAM wants to become a football ambassador for children. The England legend, who turns 38 in three weeks, is likely to stay on at Paris Saint-Germain for at least one more season. But he revealed that, after hanging up his boots, he would love to pass on his experiences at grassroots level and left the door open for an FA role. Beckham said:...Full Story »

Tottenham have set a great example in Europa League - Villas-Boas

Posted Friday, April 12, 2013 by Goal.com

The 35-year-old manager was disappointed to exit the Europa League, but believes his side's commitment to the tournament has raised its profile in English football Andre Villas-Boas’s Tottenham side may have exited the Europa League, but the Portuguese boss is pleased to have altered the perception of the tournament within British football. And although Villas-Boas was saddened to see ...Full Story »

Moses: Chelsea need a fast start against Rubin Kazan

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2013 by Goal.com

The Nigeria international believes Rafael Benitez's side can make things easier for themselves by netting early on in their Europa League meeting with the Romanian side Chelsea attacker Victor Moses has underlined the importance of his side making a good start in their Europa League clash with Rubin Kazan. The Blues hold a 3-1 aggregate lead ahead of Thursday evening's quarter-final second-l...Full Story »

Messi planned as an impact sub, reveals Roura

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2013 by Goal.com

The Barcelona assistant coach heralded his star man as he came off the bench to alter the Champions League quarter-final second leg against Paris Saint-Germain Barcelona assistant coach Jordi Roura lauded Lionel Messi after he came on to help them through to the Champions League semi-final. Messi was involved in the build-up play to Pedro's equaliser as he darted in behind the Paris Saint-G...Full Story »

Pardew: Newcastle need to emulate Barcelona to beat Benfica

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2013 by Goal.com

The Magpies must beat the Portuguese side by at least two clear goals to progress in the Europa League - a feat only achieved by the Catalan giants so far this season Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has accepted his side must be at their very best if they are to beat Benfica by at least two clear goals on Thursday evening. The Magpies go into the Europa League quarter-final second-leg clash at...Full Story »

Tottenham are in 'good position' ahead of Basel return, says Dawson

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2013 by Goal.com

The sides' Europa League quarter-final tie is finely poised at 2-2 ahead of Thursday's second leg in Switzerland and the defender believes Spurs have a strong chance Tottenham captain Michael Dawson insists his side are in a good position ahead of their Europa League quarter-final second-leg meeting with Basel, despite having conceded two away goals. The north London outfit found themselves ...Full Story »

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