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Marchisio tired of Tardelli comparisons

Posted Saturday, May 26, 2012 by Goal.com142 hits

Claudio Marchisio has grown weary of the Italian media's apparent obsession with comparing him to Marco Tardelli. The 26-year-old Turin native has been nicknamed 'Tardellino' by the press given he plays in midfield for both Juventus and Italy, and has developed a keen eye for goal over the past year or so. However, Marchisio has had enough of the moniker, explaining that he wants to be his ...Full Story »

Montreal Impact sign Marco Di Vaio as first ever Designated Player

Posted Friday, May 25, 2012 by Goal.com107 hits

Montreal Impact have announced the signing of Marco Di Vaio, putting an end to weeks of speculation. Details of the former Juventus striker's contract have not been released, but he will become the club's first ever Designated Player, whereby any Major League Soccer club can purchase one player who will earn wages above their salary cap. “Since his departure from Bologna and the announ...Full Story »

Tottenham Hotspur 2 : 0 Blackburn Rovers - Spurs back on the march

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2012 by PA18 hits

Tottenham returned to the top four in the Barclays Premier League after a comfortable 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Blackburn at White Hart Lane. Despite winning only one of their previous nine league games before this one, Harry Redknapp's side were on top for almost the entire 90 minutes with their opponents not managing a single effort on goal - the first time that has happened in a top...Full Story »

Dumbarton 2 : 1 Airdrie United - Sons on the march

Posted Saturday, April 21, 2012 by PA10 hits

Dumbarton maintained their promotion push with a 2-1 win over Scottish Second Division rivals Airdrie. Chances were at a premium in a poor first half with neither side able to create many real opportunities. The visitors could have taken an early lead but Ryan Donnelly's overhead kick narrowly missed the post in the third minute. Their next chance fell to Paul Lovering but he could only direc...Full Story »

Ayr Utd. 1 : 3 Ross County - Staggies go marching on

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2012 by PA17 hits

Colin McMenamin's 16th goal of the season helped Ross County to a 3-1 victory over relegation-threatened Ayr. Fellow striker Michael Gardyne had given the Staggies, who recently secured promotion to the Scottish Premier League, the advantage early in the second half before Alan Trouten's leveller, but further goals from McMenamin and Sammy Morrow settled matters. United's resolve was broken a ...Full Story »

Stenhousemuir 0 : 3 Airdrie United - Airdrie keep marching on

Posted Saturday, April 07, 2012 by PA7 hits

Ten-man Airdrie recorded a fifth consecutive victory to maintain their promotion push with an emphatic 3-0 demolition of Stenhousemuir. The visitors got off to a flying start when Sean Lynch picked up Derek Holmes ball to fire home from close range after seven minutes. William McLaren had an opportunity to add the second from the spot on the half-hour mark after Iain Thomson felled Ryan Donnel...Full Story »

Osasuna vs Real Madrid preview - Marcelo praise for Ronaldo

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2012 by PA213 hits

Marcelo has backed team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo to continue to score the goals to fire Real Madrid to the Primera Division title. Madrid travel to Pamplona to take on sixth-placed Osasuna on Saturday looking to maintain their six-point lead over Barcelona at the top of the table. The hosts are still very much in the race for Champions League qualification but Jose Mourinho's men are unbeaten in...Full Story »

Ross County 2 : 1 Falkirk - Staggies march on

Posted Saturday, March 17, 2012 by PA18 hits

League leaders Ross County moved 15 points clear of second-placed Dundee with a 2-1 win over nine-man Falkirk. The visitors got off to a nightmare start as Michael McGovern was dismissed after being adjudged to have brought down a goal-bound Colin McMenamin. Richard Brittain converted the penalty kick that followed to give the Staggies the lead after 19 minutes. The hosts doubled the advantag...Full Story »

Dumbarton 0 : 4 East Fife - Durie has Fifers marching

Posted Saturday, March 17, 2012 by PA10 hits

A commanding first-half display helped East Fife and new boss Gordon Durie to an emphatic 4-0 win over Dumbarton. Ryan Wallace gave East Fife the lead inside three minutes when he headed home Robert Sloan's right-wing corner. Two goals in two minutes then effectively put the game beyond Dumbarton's reach as first Sons Goalkeeper Stephen Grindlay diverted the ball into his own net before Wallac...Full Story »

Real Madrid's Marcelo unworried about prospect of meeting Barcelona in Champions League

Posted Thursday, March 15, 2012 by Supersport.com116 hits

The Brazilian full-back declared that Madrid must beat any team that they are drawn against and insisted that the result was the most important thing in the match against CSKA Real Madrid defender Marcelo is not worried that his side may be pitted against Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals. The Spanish capital club have progressed to the last-eight stage with 5-2 aggregate victor...Full Story »

Arsenal 2 : 1 Newcastle - Vermaelen helps Gunners march on

Posted Monday, March 12, 2012 by PA61 hits

Thomas Vermaelen struck in the fifth minute of injury time as fourth-placed Arsenal moved to within one point of bitter rivals Tottenham with a dramatic 2-1 win over Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners went behind to a precise finish from Hatem Ben Arfa in the first half but they were level 55 seconds later when Robin van Persie held off Mike Williamson's challenge to slot home Theo ...Full Story »

AC Milan 2 : 0 Lecce - Rossoneri march on at top

Posted Sunday, March 11, 2012 by PA25 hits

AC Milan extended their lead at the top of the Serie A table to four points after easing past Lecce 2-0 at the San Siro. Antonio Nocerino's early goal set Milan on their way and Zlatan Ibrahimovic sealed the win midway through the second half with a superb strike as the league leaders took full advantage of Juventus' draw at Genoa to pull further clear at the summit. Milan dominated throughout...Full Story »

Hamilton FC 0 : 2 Ross County - County march on

Posted Saturday, March 10, 2012 by PA19 hits

League leaders Ross County recorded a fourth successive victory with a 2-0 win against Hamilton at New Douglas Park. Colin McMenamin put County ahead after only seven minutes, firing Scott Morrison's pass into the centre of the goal from 12 yards. The Staggies extended their lead nine minutes later when Richard Brittain picked out the head of Scott Boyd who finished from close range. Mark Ste...Full Story »

Dumbarton 0 : 2 Cowdenbeath - Blue Brazil march on

Posted Tuesday, March 06, 2012 by PA18 hits

League leaders Cowdenbeath extended their lead at the top with a 2-0 win over play-off hopefuls Dumbarton. The visitors got off to a flying start when Joseph Mbu rose highest to head home Marc McKenzie's corner in the third minute. Lewis Coult came close to a second on the half-hour mark but steered his header just wide of goal. Dumbarton were clearly stunned by the early goal and struggled t...Full Story »

Juventus 3 - 1 Catania - Juve march to summit

Posted Saturday, February 18, 2012 by PA36 hits

Juventus moved to the top of Serie A thanks to a convincing 3-1 win over 10-man Catania. Pablo Barrientos gave Catania the lead in the fourth minute but Andrea Pirlo levelled matters in the 22nd minute. A red card for Marco Motta in the 64th minute left Catania with a battle on their hands and it was one they lost with Giorgio Chiellini and Fabio Quagliarella scoring to earn Antonio Conte's si...Full Story »

Real Madrid 4 - 0 Racing de Santander - Rampant Real march on

Posted Saturday, February 18, 2012 by PA82 hits

Real Madrid took another step towards their first Primera Division title since 2008 after moving 13 points clear of Barcelona with another convincing home win, this time 4-0 over 10-man Racing Santander. Cristiano Ronaldo headed Madrid into an early lead before Racing had defender Domingo Cisma sent off just before half-time for a second yellow card. Karim Benzema then made it 2-0 just before ...Full Story »

Marcelo may return for Real Madrid

Posted Saturday, February 11, 2012 by Supersport.com358 hits

Leaders Real Madrid may recall Marcelo at home to fourth-placed Levante on Sunday after the Brazil fullback, who has been sidelined by a thigh problem, came through a full training session on Friday. Coach Jose Mourinho had 21 of his 23 squad members available for the session including winger Angel Di Maria and midfielder Sami Khedira who are returning from injury. Only midfielders Lassana D...Full Story »

Sevilla coach Marcelino refuses to quit after defeat to Villarreal

Posted Monday, February 06, 2012 by Goal.com59 hits

The 46-year-old feels he can still help the club reach bigger heights but reckons that the decision about his situation lies in the board's hands Sevilla coach Marcelino has guaranteed that he is not thinking about leaving the club. The 46-year-old coach, who took over from Gregorio Manzano in the summer, is under extreme pressure as Sevilla sit 11th in the Liga standings after Sunday's 1-2 ho...Full Story »

Sevilla vs Villarreal preview - Marcelino thankful for vote of confidence

Posted Sunday, February 05, 2012 by PA122 hits

Sevilla coach Marcelino has thanked the club for not sacking him after a run of six Primera Division games without a win. Speculation has grown in recent weeks that the former Racing Santander boss could be in the firing line, but he insists he has not been issued with any ultimatum from the board and still believes his side can turn things round - starting with Sunday's home game against Villa...Full Story »

PREVIEW-Soccer-Ailing City bid to steal march on rivals

Posted Thursday, February 02, 2012 by YAHOO Sport45 hits

By Martyn Herman LONDON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Having had their lead wiped out in midweek Manchester City have the chance to steal a march on their Premier League title rivals when they host Fulham on Saturday. A surprise 1-0 defeat by Everton combined with Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over Stoke City left both clubs on 54 points, five ahead of third-placed Tottenham Hotspur. However, th...Full Story »

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