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Chelsea FC 2 : 1 West Brom - Villas-Boas enjoys maiden win

Posted Saturday, August 20, 2011 by PA27 hits

Florent Malouda spared Andre Villas-Boas' blushes on his home debut as Chelsea manager with a late winner in the 2-1 victory over West Brom in the Barclays Premier League. Malouda lost his place in the starting line-up but was brought on in the first half and came to the rescue by converting Jose Bosingwa's cross with seven minutes remaining. Villas-Boas had been heading for his first league d...Full Story »

Partick Thistle 1 : 1 Hamilton FC - Mensing earns Accies record

Posted Saturday, August 20, 2011 by PA8 hits

Simon Mensing's equaliser preserved Hamilton's unbeaten start to the season as they drew 1-1 at Partick. The home side had the best chance of the first half, but Thomas Stewart's header was saved by Tomas Cerny. Partick took the lead after 66 minutes through Christie Elliot after he collected Iain Flannigan's cross to drill home. But Hamilton were back on level terms 10 minutes later when Dou...Full Story »

Stirling Albion 2 : 2 Albion Rovers FC - Albion battle back for draw

Posted Saturday, August 20, 2011 by PA5 hits

Albion came from two goals down to secure a dramatic 2-2 draw at in-form Stirling. The hosts came in to the game top of the Irn-Bru Scottish Football League Championship Second Division with a 100% record but were unable to take three points, despite cruising into a 2-0 lead. Devon Jacobs scored for the home side 11 minutes before half-time with a low strike from the edge of the penalty area, ...Full Story »

Stirling Albion vs Albion Rovers FC preview - Scott targets three of a kind

Posted Saturday, August 20, 2011 by PA44 hits

Stirling Albion boss Jocky Scott hopes to have midfield pair Daly McSorley and Shaun Fagan available after injury as his side look to secure a third successive victory when Albion come to town. McSorley's ankle injury has improved and he should be available while Fagan will undergo a fitness test on his hamstring before kick-off although, again, he is likely to be involved. As Stirling look to...Full Story »

Albion Rovers FC 1 : 0 Forfar Athletic - Love is all Albion need

Posted Saturday, August 13, 2011 by PA12 hits

Robert Love snatched a late winner to give Albion a 1-0 win over Forfar. Both sides were looking for an upturn in fortunes after the Wee Rovers were thrashed 6-2 by Arbroath last week and Forfar suffered a 5-0 demolition at the hands of Morton in Tuesday's Ramsdens Challenge Cup encounter. There were plenty of chances at the Cliftonhill Stadium but neither side could take advantage in the firs...Full Story »

Hamilton FC 5 : 1 Ross County - Five-star Accies hammer County

Posted Saturday, August 13, 2011 by PA7 hits

Hamilton put 10-man Ross County to the sword 5-1 and went top of the embryonic Scottish First Division table. Mark McLaughlin opened the scoring after good work from Douglas Imrie. A close range volley from Ali Crawford doubled the advantage six minutes before the interval. A James Chambers penalty three minutes later put the result beyond doubt after Jonathan Flynn was dismissed for a profes...Full Story »

Albion Rovers FC vs Forfar Athletic preview - Trialist to play in Albion goal

Posted Saturday, August 13, 2011 by PA38 hits

Albion Rovers will have David Crawford in goal as a trialist for the visit of Forfar. Regular number one Derek Gaston cannot play as he was injured in the challenge that saw him red-carded against Arbroath last week, though that red has since been overturned. Back-up goalkeeper Chris Fahey was not successful in his appeal to have his dismissal in the same game rescinded and he misses out. Tod...Full Story »

Arbroath 6 : 2 Albion Rovers FC - Two keepers off as Albion are hit for six

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 by PA16 hits

Albion had both of their goalkeepers sent off as they suffered a 6-2 demolition at the hands of Arbroath. First-choice shot-stopper Derek Gaston was dismissed inside five minutes for a professional foul on Lee Sibanda. Substitute Chris Fahey's first task was to pick Paul Sheerin's penalty out the net. Sibanda doubled the lead for the hosts shortly afterwards with a curling left-footed effort. ...Full Story »

Ayr Utd. 1 : 2 Hamilton FC - McLaughlin brace blows away Ayr

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 by PA8 hits

A brace from defender Mark McLaughlin secured Hamilton a 2-1 win at Ayr. Midfielder Micheal McGowan had given the home side the perfect start to the new season, driving home from inside the box to put them in front after just eight minutes. But McLaughlin ensured the two teams went in at the break level, meeting Douglas Imrie's inswinging corner to head home after 28 minutes. McLaughlin then ...Full Story »

Chelsea FC target Kaka could return to AC Milan

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 by crunchsports.com207 hits

AC Milan have reportedly held talks with Real Madrid over a possible deal for Kaka. The 29-year-old, who has also been linked with a move to Chelsea, enjoyed great success at the San Siro before moving to the Spanish giants two years ago, where he has struggled for form. Milan CEO Adriano Galliani said last weekend that re-signing the Brazilian would be "an impossible task," but coach Massim...Full Story »

Arbroath vs Albion Rovers FC preview - Old foes set for Second Division reunion

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 by PA20 hits

Arbroath will be missing striker Steven Doris as they take on old Third Division foes Albion. Doris was given his marching orders last weekend against Livingston and now starts a two-match suspension. Manager Paul Sheerin faces an anxious wait before finalising his side as Beau Busch, Craig Wedderburn and Gavin Swankie are all facing fitness tests to determine if they can take part. And Sheer...Full Story »

Ayr Utd. vs Hamilton FC preview - Reid targets new faces

Posted Saturday, August 06, 2011 by PA28 hits

Ayr boss Brian Reid is hoping to have two new faces in his Somerset Park squad when they start life in the First Division against Hamilton. He was reluctant to name the duo in case he jinxed the deals, though. Defender Jonathan Tiffoney is the only doubt for the Honest Men with Reid saying: "I am looking to have a young Scottish Premier League player in on loan and a trialist involved, however...Full Story »

Shamrock Rovers 0 : 2 FC Kobenhavn - Rovers make European exit

Posted Tuesday, August 02, 2011 by PA83 hits

Irish champions Shamrock Rovers bowed out of the Champions League after succumbing to a 3-0 aggregate defeat to FC Copenhagen in their third qualifying round second leg clash in Dublin. The hosts were far from overawed against Roland Nilsson's Danish champions, who earned a draw with Barcelona on their way to the last 16 of last year's competition, yet were unable to make the breakthrough at ...Full Story »

AFC puts off presidential vote to 2012

Posted Friday, July 29, 2011 by YAHOO Sport53 hits

Asian football bosses on Friday decided against holding immediate elections to replace disgraced former chief Mohamed bin Hammam, who was banned for life by FIFA over corruption. Despite calls from some members including Japan and Jordan for an immediate vote, interim Asian Football Confederation (AFC) head Zhang Jilong of China managed to convince an executive meeting to put off elections unti...Full Story »

FC Kobenhavn 1 : 0 Shamrock Rovers - Shamrock suffer narrow defeat

Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2011 by PA94 hits

Solvi Ottesen scored the only goal of the game early on for FC Copenhagen to decide the first leg of the Champions League third qualifying round clash with Shamrock Rovers. However the slender defeat in the Danes' Parken home gives the Irish outfit a strong chance of getting back into the tie next Tuesday at the Tallaght Stadium in Dublin. Centre-back Ottesen netted with a header from close ra...Full Story »

Calls for AFC presidential election

Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

 Japan Football Association president Junji Ogura says the Asian Football Confederation should hold a presidential election in the wake of the life ban imposed on Mohamed bin Hammam over bribery allegations. The call came as Prince Ali Al Hussein of Jordan said while bin Hammam had the right to appeal, the process should not be allowed to drag on. China’s Zhang Jilong has been the i...Full Story »

Former AFC official commends Bin Hammam life ban

Posted Sunday, July 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport42 hits

The life ban handed down to Mohamed bin Hammam was welcomed in parts of Asia but greeted with silence among football leaders in the Gulf where Bin Hammam rose to prominence and was credited with helping Qatar win the 2022 World Cup bid. In Malaysia, former Asian Football Confederation general secretary Peter Velappan cheered the punishment against the 62-year-old Qatari, describing the one-time...Full Story »

Second death following collapse of FC Twente stadium roof

Posted Saturday, July 09, 2011 by theguardian.com159 hits

• Fatality confirmed as 24-year-old man from Oldenzaal• FC Twente team to return from tour of New Zealand A second person has died following the collapse of the FC Twente stadium roof. A second person has died of injuries sustained after a large section of the roof at FC Twente's stadium collapsed. One person was killed and 16 others suffered serious injuries when the disaster hap...Full Story »

Agent: FC Porto's Hulk will not leave the club even for 70 million Euros

Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011 by YAHOO Sport76 hits

ManchesterCity target Hulk will not depart Porto in the summer, not even if an offer of 70 million Euros is tabled, the player's agent has revealed. The Brazilian has been reported as a potential summer signing for City after the Premier League club seem to be losing ground in their pursuit of Udinese's Alexis Sanchez. English sources have suggested Porto are open to offers for Hulk in the exc...Full Story »

Toronto FC 0-0 Sporting Kansas City: Dire draw for struggling teams

Posted Sunday, June 05, 2011 by YAHOO Sport35 hits

Both Toronto FC and Sporting Kansas City are hoping their 2011 Major League Soccer seasons take a turn for the better, but the paltry point the two teams earned for their scoreless draw doesn't bode well for a revival of either squad. First Half Psychologically, both teams came into the match a bit fragile. TFC had been shellacked in its last outing by the Philadelphia Union, a team newer to ...Full Story »

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