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Chelsea aim for fresh Reds misery after FA Cup win

Posted Tuesday, May 08, 2012 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

Roberto di Matteo's Chelsea side will face Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday with renewed hope of securing the top four finish that would guarantee their Champions League qualification. The two teams will meet just three days after the FA Cup final that ended with Chelsea celebrating a third success in the competition in four years following a 2-1 victory at Wembley. And while Liverpool have onl...Full Story »

Lampard hails 'special' FA Cup win for Chelsea

Posted Monday, May 07, 2012 by YAHOO Sport61 hits

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has hailed Saturday's 2-1 FA Cup final triumph over Liverpool as a "special" victory for the club. The Blues were comfortable for the majority following goals from Ramires and Didier Drogba, although they were made to sweat after Andy Carroll reduced the deficit to just one goal before the striker's header then looked to have pulled Liverpool level, only for the...Full Story »

Chelsea beats Liverpool 2-1 to win FA Cup

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2012 by YAHOO Sport45 hits

WEMBLEY, England (AP) Chelsea won the FA Cup for the fourth time in six seasons, beating Liverpool 2-1 Saturday on a second-half goal by Didier Drogba. Didier became the first player to score in four finals and helped the Blues survive a late onslaught by Liverpool in the 131st final. Ramires put Chelsea in front after 11 minutes, capitalizing on blunders by Liverpool. In the 52nd, Drogba scor...Full Story »

Chelsea FC 2 : 1 Liverpool - Drogba wins Chelsea FA Cup again

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2012 by ESPN511 hits

Didier Drogba became the first man to score in four FA Cup finals as Chelsea overcame Liverpool at Wembley thanks to another massive goal-line controversy. The Blues appeared to be cruising when Drogba scored at the start of the second half following Ramires' early opener, but the arrival of Andy Carroll turned the game on its head. The burly Liverpool striker smashed home a superb goal not ...Full Story »

Liverpool aim for FA Cup swansong

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2012 by YAHOO Sport62 hits

Liverpool will bid to put a positive gloss on a lacklustre season on Saturday as they attempt to seal a rare domestic double against bitter rivals Chelsea in the FA Cup final. Kenny Dalglish's return to Anfield last year and the subsequent lavish outlay in the transfer market had fuelled optimism among Liverpool fans that the club were poised to re-emerge as a force in English football. But a ...Full Story »

City aces cash in as third-highest payers in world sport

Posted Wednesday, May 02, 2012 by The Sun276 hits

BIG EARNER ... Man City's Yaya Toure MANCHESTER CITY are the third-highest payers in world sport according to a new survey. Their first-teamers, including Yaya Toure, rake in an average of just over £86,000 per week — or £4.5million per year. Only Barcelona and Real Madrid pay more. The survey, published by website, shows Chelsea’s wage bill has ...Full Story »

Liverpool vs Fulham preview - Dalglish wants players to fight for FA Cup spot

Posted Tuesday, May 01, 2012 by PA333 hits

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has urged his players to stake their claim for a place in this weekend's FA Cup final. The Reds face Fulham at Anfield on Tuesday but the most significant game in terms of their season is the Wembley encounter against Chelsea four days later. Dalglish is usually adamant he and his players focus on the next match only, but even he has hinted he may pick his team...Full Story »

Wigan Athletic vs Newcastle preview - World Cup woe keeps Al Habsi on his toes

Posted Saturday, April 28, 2012 by PA112 hits

Wigan goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi has a personal reason for keeping Newcastle's sharp-shooters at bay. Al Habsi was at Coventry on Monday night to witness his fellow countrymen from Oman suffer Olympic heartbreak against Senegal. And he has no wish to endure more disappointment at the DW Stadium when Senegal internationals Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba are leading the Newcastle charge. "I will make s...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world, says Karanka after Real Madrid's win over Barcelona

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2012 by Goal.com312 hits

Aitor Karanka has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world after scoring the winning goal in Real Madrid's 2-1 Clasico victory at Barcelona on Saturday. The 27-year-old was decisive for Los Blancos as his fourth goal in his last five appearances against Pep Guardiola's men sealed all three points for his team, and Jose Mourinho's assistant feels his tendency to rise to t...Full Story »

Utd world’s richest

Posted Thursday, April 19, 2012 by The Sun305 hits

RICH PICKINGS ... Man Utd boss Alex Ferguson MANCHESTER UNITED have been named the world’s richest club again — and valued at a massive £1.39billion. The Premier League champions topped Forbes magazine’s list for the eighth year in a row following another successful year for manager Alex Ferguson’s men. But neighbours City have still not broken into the top 10 of ...Full Story »

We’re best in the world says Xavi

Posted Tuesday, April 17, 2012 by The Sun77 hits

PROUD BOAST ... Barca ace Xavi BARCELONA maestro Xavi last night warned Chelsea they have to beat the best team on the planet to get to the Champions League final. The Blues host the reigning champs in the first leg of their semi-final tomorrow. And Spanish World Cup winner Xavi said: “We’re enjoying the title of best team in the world, which is not a label we put on ourselves but...Full Story »

Ranieri: Di Matteo must win Chelsea the FA Cup or Champions League to become Villas-Boas' successor

Posted Monday, April 16, 2012 by YAHOO Sport108 hits

Ex-Chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri believes Roberto Di Matteo must win either the Champions League or the FA Cup to be named Andre Villas-Boas' permanent successor. The Italian has won nine of his 12 games in charge including an emphatic 5-1 win over Tottenham in the FA Cup semifinal to stake his claim to be full-time boss and the Italian has been impressed so far with his results. "Roberto [D...Full Story »

Liverpool's Suarez: 'I would repeat World Cup red if it meant we reach the FA Cup final'

Posted Saturday, April 14, 2012 by YAHOO Sport121 hits

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has confessed that he would be prepared to go to great lengths, and possibly repeat his World Cup handball, if it meant sealing his team's progress to the FA Cup final. The maverick striker handled on the line against Ghana in extra time of a World Cup quarter-final two years ago to prevent a certain goal against Uruguay. Asamoah Gyan missed the resulting penalty, ...Full Story »

England drop to seventh in latest Fifa world rankings

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2012 by Goal.com61 hits

England have dropped one place to seventh in the latest Fifa world rankings. The Three Lions have not played since the last world rankings were announced, yet have dropped down a place due to Portugal’s two-place rise to fifth. Meanwhile, Northern Ireland also moved down the list, as they dropped 13 places to 100th - below the likes of Guyana, Vietnam and Uganda. There was better news...Full Story »

Liverpool fan charged with racist gestures during Manchester United FA Cup clash

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2012 by YAHOO Sport123 hits

Merseyside Police charged a man on Monday following racist gestures made during the FA Cup fourth-round clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on January 28. The 58-year-old Phillip Gannon, of Barmouth, North Wales, has been charged with a racially aggravated section five public order offense and a section five public order offense. He has been bailed to appear at the...Full Story »

Everton 2 : 0 West Bromwich(WBA) - Toffees send out cup warning

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2012 by PA19 hits

Everton sent out an early warning to Liverpool ahead of next month's FA Cup semi-final by overtaking their Merseyside rivals in the Barclays Premier League table after a 2-0 victory over West Brom. For most of the season the Toffees have toiled to recover from another characteristically slow start, but since the turn of the year they have generated significant momentum. Just two defeats in 11 ...Full Story »

FIFA glad World Cup bill advanced in Brazil

Posted Friday, March 30, 2012 by YAHOO Sport28 hits

FIFA is pleased that Brazil’s lower house of Congress passed a bill giving soccer’s governing body the guarantees it wants to organize the 2014 World Cup. FIFA said in a statement Thursday it has “taken note of the voting” and is “pleased that finally the first step was made towards finalizing this chapter.” The lower house approved the bill late Wednesday a...Full Story »

Guardiola: Milan one of world's best

Posted Thursday, March 29, 2012 by ESPN152 hits

AC Milan survived a prolonged Barcelona onslaught to hold their illustrious visitors goalless in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg in Italy. However, they will be left wondering how they fluffed some golden chances to take a first-leg lead. A series of sublime Barca attacks produced no end product, while Milan had, but wasted, by far the better openings in the match. The ...Full Story »

Owen Coyle: Bolton would have quit the FA Cup if Muamba wasn't improving

Posted Tuesday, March 27, 2012 by YAHOO Sport113 hits

Bolton boss Owen Coyle has revealed that the club would have withdrawn for the FA Cup had Fabrice Muamba's condition not improved. The Trotters are set to play their previously abandoned quarterfinal with Tottenham on Tuesday evening, ten days after the midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest on the White Hart Lane pitch. “It has been emotional, absolutely,” Coyle said. “The rea...Full Story »

I would not swap cup glory for a top 4 place* - *Not sure the bank would agree, Kenny...

Posted Saturday, March 24, 2012 by The Sun102 hits

CUP OF CHEER ... Kenny Dalglish KENNY DALGLISH says Liverpool would not trade this season's cup glory for a Champions League spot. The Reds lifted their first silverware for six years in the Carling Cup final and have an FA Cup semi-final date with Everton. And Dalglish insists another Wembley win would still be an excellent return considering how competitive the game is these days. Liverpoo...Full Story »

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