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Real Madrid 4 Tottenham 0 - Spurs have mountain to climb

Posted Tuesday, April 05, 2011 by PA12 hits

Tottenham's Champions League dream looked all but over after they were torn apart by Real Madrid in a 4-0 defeat at the Bernabeu. Former Arsenal man Emmanuel Adebayor took his tally against Spurs to nine in nine matches by heading home either side of half-time to rock the visitors, who had been reduced to 10 men after Peter Crouch's 15th minute dismissal for two bookings. Harry Redknapp's mise...Full Story »

West Ham examine claim of racist abuse at Upton Park

Posted Tuesday, April 05, 2011 by BBC.com34 hits

Piquionne came on in the 68th minute during the Hammers defeat West Ham are investigating a report that the families of Victor Obinna and Frederic Piquionne were racially abused by fans at Upton Park on Saturday. The pair, originally from Nigeria and New Caledonia respectively, appeared as West Ham substitutes in the 4-2 defeat by Manchester United. West Ham are reviewing CCTV footage and spe...Full Story »

Real Madrid v Tottenham Hotspur: Jose Mourinho includes Cristiano Ronaldo in squad for quarter-final

Posted Tuesday, April 05, 2011 by 229 hits

On the ball: Cristiano Ronaldo during training in Madrid on Monday Ronaldo had been a doubt for the match after suffering a hamstring injury against Atlético Madrid on March 19 that ruled him out of Portugal's two international friendlies and Saturday's La Liga defeat to Sporting Gijon. However, after the Sporting match, manager Jose Mourinho hinted that he might take a risk on Ronaldo t...Full Story »

Roma 0 : 2 Juventus - Juve close gap on Roma after win

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2011 by PA24 hits

Juventus scored twice in the second half at the Stadio Olimpico to beat Roma 2-0 and stay in the hunt for European football next season. Milos Krasic struck shortly before the hour mark and Alessandro Matri notched Juve's second in the 74th minute. Juve closed the gap on sixth-place Roma to just two points with seven games remaining. The defeat was Roma's first under coach Vincenzo Montella a...Full Story »

Deportivo La Coruna 2 : 1 Mallorca - Depor move closer to safety

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2011 by PA17 hits

Deportivo La Coruna fought back from a half-time deficit against Real Mallorca to claim a valuable victory in their fight to avoid the drop. Mallorca took a 27th-minute lead through Pierre Webo - who was also sent off late on - but Depor turned the game around with two goals in 12 second-half minutes from Xisco and Nouioui Lassad to take the spoils. The triumph allowed Depor to move five point...Full Story »

Real Sociedad 1 : 3 Hercules CF - Hercules claim giant win

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2011 by PA22 hits

Miroslav Djukic enjoyed a dream debut as coach of Hercules as his charges downed Real Sociedad to climb off the bottom of the Primera Division standings with their first away win since September. Djukic took over from the sacked Esteban Vigo just before the international break and inherited a side that had picked up just four points from a possible 33 since mid-January, but the former Yugoslavi...Full Story »

Uefa report details hate crime in Euro 2012 hosts Poland and Ukraine

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2011 by theguardian.com33 hits

• Nearly 200 serious hate crimes detailed in report• Michel Platini promises 'zero tolerance' at Euro 2012 Poland and Ukraine will host Euro 2012. A Uefa-sponsored investigation has uncovered nearly 200 serious hate crimes at recent football matches in Poland and Ukraine, heightening fears that the 2012 European Championship finals could be marred by racist incidents. The report,...Full Story »

Lille moves seven points clear as Rennes stumbles

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2011 by YAHOO Sport15 hits

PARIS (AP)—Senegal forward Moussa Sow scored his league-leading 20th goal of the season as French leader Lille coasted to a 3-1 home win over Caen, extending its lead to seven points after Rennes drew 0-0 with Auxerre on Saturday. Cameroon defender Aurelien Chedjou and Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard got Lille’s other goals for Rudi Garcia’s side, which was closing in on its fir...Full Story »

Livingston 0 : 0 Brechin City - No goals in top of the table clash

Posted Saturday, April 02, 2011 by PA4 hits

League leaders Livingston were held to a 0-0 draw at home by second-placed Brechin. The result leaves the home side huge favourites to win the division and almost certainly brings to an end any hopes the visitors had of overtaking them. Livingston had a chance to break the deadlock after 12 minutes, but striker Kenny Deuchar's header missed the target following Joe Hamill's corner. Deuchar ag...Full Story »

Spurs fail to sparkle ahead of Madrid clash

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2011 by YAHOO Sport18 hits

WIGAN (AFP) - Tottenham were held to a 0-0 draw at struggling Wigan on Saturday as the visitors failed to sparkle ahead of their Champions League clash against Real Madrid. Harry Redknapp's side face Real in the first leg of their quarter-final in Spain on Tuesday and they will have to improve significantly on this lacklustre effort to get a result against Jose Mourinho's men. Spurs, without i...Full Story »

Birmingham 2 : 1 Bolton Wanderers - Blues clinch crucial win

Posted Saturday, April 02, 2011 by PA13 hits

Birmingham catapulted themselves out of the Barclays Premier League relegation zone with a vital 2-1 victory over Bolton at St Andrew's. Veteran Blues striker Kevin Phillips made the most of being handed his first league start of the season by opening the scoring in the fourth minute, the 37-year-old meeting Sebastian Larsson's corner and unleashing an effort that Jussi Jaaskelainen could not s...Full Story »

Espanyol vs Racing de Santander preview - Pochettino close to new deal

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2011 by PA38 hits

Espanyol coach Mauricio Pochettino is close to agreeing a new deal at the Catalan club. Pochettino took over at Espanyol - where he spent two successful spells as a player - in early 2009 and steered the Barcelona-based side to safety. Following a transitional season in his first full campaign in charge, Pochettino has turned the club into European contenders this term. With nine Primera Divi...Full Story »

Neymar won't apologise to Scots over 'racism' claim

Posted Saturday, April 02, 2011 by hits

SAO PAULO (AFP) - Brazilian striker Neymar said on Friday he wouldn't apologise to Scottish fans after claiming he was the victim of racism in last Sunday's friendly international in London. Neymar made the claim after a banana was thrown onto to the pitch while he also accused Scottish fans of racist abuse after being repeatedly jeered during the match at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium. The Brazi...Full Story »

West Ham vs Manchester United preivew - Hammers clash key - Ferguson

Posted Saturday, April 02, 2011 by PA241 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson believes Manchester United's treble quest could hinge on the outcome of Saturday's visit to West Ham. Ferguson said earlier this week that emulating the heroes of 1999 would be far harder than completing the initial historic hat-trick was 12 years ago. Although there are some formidable barriers in the way, including a two-legged Champions League quarter-final with title riva...Full Story »

Raith Rovers vs Dundee preview - Rovers trio out for Dundee clash

Posted Saturday, April 02, 2011 by PA7 hits

Raith Rovers are without the injured trio of Laurie Ellis, Iain Williamson and Stephen Simmons for the clash with Dundee. Having lost their place at the top of the table in midweek, Rovers are desperate for a return to the summit. Dunfermline replaced them in top spot but boss John McGlynn remains upbeat. He said: "There is no better time than now to defeat Dundee. They are the only side in th...Full Story »

Tests rule out Messi muscle injury

Posted Friday, April 01, 2011 by Supersport.com209 hits

Leaders Barcelona breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday after tests showed that a suspected injury to joint La Liga top scorer Lionel Messi on international duty with Argentina was merely a scare. The World Player of the Year, level on 27 goals with Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, pulled out of Argentina's friendly against Costa Rica on Tuesday as a precaution. He had tests on the add...Full Story »

Spurs face defensive crisis for Real clash

Posted Friday, April 01, 2011 by hits

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is facing up to the prospect of taking on one of the most feared attacks in world football with just two fit central defenders Just five days ahead of the club's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Real Madrid, Spurs have been plunged into an injury crisis in defence. Redknapp revealed on Thursday that club captain Ledley King requires a second o...Full Story »

Arsene Wenger confirms Cesc Fabregas leads host of Arsenal stars available for clash with Blackburn Rovers

Posted Friday, April 01, 2011 by YAHOO Sport26 hits

Arsenal have received a major boost in their challenge for the Premier League title as a host of key first team players are due to return to action against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.Captain Cesc Fabregas is available again, while England winger Theo Walcott, Alex Song, and Abou Diaby are all in contention.Gunners boss Arsene Wenger also confirmed Robin van Persie could feature despite picking...Full Story »

Messi misses Argentina friendly with pulled muscle

Posted Wednesday, March 30, 2011 by hits

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was a late withdrawal with a leg injury from the Argentina side that lined up against Costa Rica in a friendly on Tuesday. "I had prepared the team with (Messi) in it. We're not pressured by Barcelona or anyone...I think that with the scan done on him today, if he played he'd last five minutes," coach Sergio Batista told Argentine media. "He suffered a pulled (...Full Story »

English FA: Clubs should open up finances to fans

Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2011 by YAHOO Sport18 hits

WEMBLEY, England (AP)—The head of the English soccer association says it is “unacceptable” if clubs don’t disclose full information about their finances and ownership to fans. Manchester United fans are unhappy about the lack of transparency from the Glazer family about how a large part of the club’s debt was paid off last year. Second-tier club Leeds has also r...Full Story »

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