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Wolves 4 : 0 Blackpool - Wolves move clear of the drop

Posted Saturday, February 26, 2011 by PA18 hits

Wolves lifted themselves out of the bottom three of the Barclays Premier League for only the second time in five months following a comprehensive 4-0 defeat of 10-man Blackpool. Matt Jarvis gave boss Mick McCarthy's men the perfect start with a second-minute opener before a moment of madness from Blackpool leading scorer DJ Campbell saw him sent off in the 43rd minute. Wolves then made their n...Full Story »

Wigan 0 : 4 Manchester United - United surge clear

Posted Saturday, February 26, 2011 by PA16 hits

Javier Hernandez made it a lucky 13 goals for the season as Manchester United charged four points clear of Arsenal with a clinical 4-0 victory at Wigan. Sir Alex Ferguson declared on Friday that the Premier League title battle was now a straight fight between his own side and the Gunners, and with trips to Chelsea and Liverpool looming, United could not have made a better start to their week ...Full Story »

Cesena vs Chievo preview - Cesena up for Chievo clash

Posted Sunday, February 27, 2011 by PA33 hits

Relegation-threatened Cesena are showing no signs of recovery but coach Massimo Ficcadenti insists his team are well aware of the importance of the match against Chievo at the Dino Manuzzi stadium. With just one win from their last 10 games, Cesena lie second from bottom in Serie A, four points from safety. Last weekend's 2-2 draw at Parma was of little comfort for Ficcandeti, whose side con...Full Story »

Small Russia club eye Ronaldo comeback

Posted Saturday, February 26, 2011 by Asianage.com186 hits

Moscow: Terek Grozny, the small but ambitious side from Russia's war-torn Chechnya, are set to offer Brazil great Ronaldo $8 million to reverse his retirement, a Moscow daily reported on Friday. The news comes just a week after another club from Russia's volatile south, Anzhi Makhachkala, signed the veteran Brazilian defender Roberto Carlos on a two-year contract worth a reported $2 million. ...Full Story »

Carroll closing in on Reds debut

Posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011 by ESPN129 hits

Andy Carroll has been confined to the stands thus far at Anfield Andy Carroll could be in line to make his first appearance for Liverpool against West Ham United this weekend, after making a rapid recovery from injury. There had initially been fears that Carroll - signed from Newcastle United for £35 million on transfer deadline day in January - would miss a large part of the remainder o...Full Story »

Blackpool 3 - 1 Tottenham - Clinical Tangerines stun Spurs

Posted Tuesday, February 22, 2011 by PA39 hits

Blackpool pulled off an impressive 3-1 victory over Tottenham to move five points clear of the Barclays Premier League relegation zone. Seasiders captain Charlie Adam - who nearly joined Spurs in January - opened the scoring with a firm penalty in the 18th minute after Sebastien Bassong had fouled DJ Campbell in the box. Campbell then netted his ninth goal of the season a minute before the int...Full Story »

Harry hopes for miracle finish

Posted Tuesday, February 22, 2011 by skysports.com93 hits

Redknapp: Wants miracle finish Harry Redknapp believes it would be a 'miracle' if Tottenham were to claim a top-four finish this season. Spurs secured such a standing last term, edging out free-spending Manchester City in the battle for UEFA Champions League qualification. They have made the most of that success, with a remarkable run through Europe's premier club competition taking them t...Full Story »

Inter Milan 1-0 Cagliari - Napoli climb to second

Posted Sunday, February 20, 2011 by PA26 hits

Napoli moved back above Inter Milan into second place in Serie A thanks to a narrow 1-0 win over Catania. Juan Zuniga's goal in the 25th minute was enough to move Walter Mazzarri's just three points behind league leaders AC Milan, although they complicated matters for themselves with Edinson Cavani missing a penalty. As a result of their failure to add a second, they suffered a little in the l...Full Story »

Real Madrid 2 - 0 Levante - Real close the gap

Posted Saturday, February 19, 2011 by PA34 hits

Real Madrid provisionally cut Barcelona's lead at the top of the Primera Division table to two points after comfortably seeing off Levante 2-0 at a rain-drenched Bernabeu. First-half goals from Karim Benzema and Ricardo Carvalho decided the game as Jose Mourinho's men kept the pressure up on pacesetters Barca, who host Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. The victory was Madrid's 22nd successive home wi...Full Story »

Sporting, meanwhile, remain provisionally two points clear of the relegation zone but will feel pleased at having picked up those two points from the tough games aga

Posted Saturday, February 19, 2011 by PA9 hits

Sporting Gijon showed off their new-found resilience for the second time in the space of a week as they held third-placed Valencia to a goalless draw at the Mestalla. The Asturian outfit had won three of their last five matches prior to this one and frustrated league leaders Barcelona at El Molinon last weekend, earning a creditable 1-1 draw to end the Catalans' perfect Primera Division record ...Full Story »

Cowdenbeath 0-3 Raith Rovers - Raith race clear at the top

Posted Saturday, February 19, 2011 by PA21 hits

Raith extended their lead at the top of the Scottish First Division to four points by securing a comfortable 3-0 win at relegation-threatened Cowdenbeath. All the goals came within 13 first-half minutes as John Baird netted the first after 18 minutes from inside the penalty area. Stephen Simmons doubled the lead six minutes later firing a 25-yard effort into the bottom corner. It was 3-0 and ...Full Story »

Lazio vs Bari Preview - Muslera: Bari clash crucial

Posted Sunday, February 20, 2011 by PA58 hits

Lazio goalkeeper Fernando Muslera believes Sunday's clash against bottom side Bari could make or break their challenge for a place in the Champions League. The Romans sit fourth in the Serie A table and hold the final berth to qualify for Europe's top club competition. With fifth-placed Udinese, who are two points behind them, showing no signs of slowing down, Muslera knows a victory is essent...Full Story »

Cowdenbeath vs Raith Rovers preview - Duo set to miss derby clash

Posted Saturday, February 19, 2011 by PA24 hits

Cowdenbeath are without two players as Central Park hosts its second Fife Derby in a week. Cowdenbeath entertain league leaders Raith Rovers missing John Dempster and John Robertson through injury - but Mark Baxter will return if he passes a fitness test. Defender Joe Mbu should be available after suffering cramp in the midweek game against Partick Thistle and experienced midfielder Colin Came...Full Story »

East Fife vs Brechin preview - Fifers roll back the years for Brechin clash

Posted Saturday, February 19, 2011 by PA24 hits

East Fife manager John Robertson looks set to raid the club`s youth side for players to face Brechin. Robertson has lost Robert Sloan, Mark McCulloch, Steven Hislop and Stevie Campbell from his squad through injury. He said: "I will need to bring in a couple of kids which it is not ideal for the visit of a strong Brechin side, but come 3 o'clock on Saturday we will be nice and positive and loo...Full Story »

Real Madrid vs Levante preview - Mourinho hopes to be on cloud nine

Posted Saturday, February 19, 2011 by PA97 hits

Jose Mourinho will mark nine years without suffering a home league defeat as a coach if his Real Madrid side can avoid a shock upset against Levante at the Bernabeu. The last time Mourinho ended a home match on the losing side was on February 23, 2002, when his Porto team lost to Beira Mar. Since then, Mourinho has guided Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and now Madrid to 122 wins in 147 home matc...Full Story »

Football League clubs heading for precipice, says chairman Greg Clarke

Posted Wednesday, February 16, 2011 by theguardian.com86 hits

• 'We will get there quicker than people think'• The level of debt is unsustainable, he added Gordon Taylor the PFA chief executive, told the inquiry two thirds of the 92 clubs have had financial difficulties. The chairman of the Football League, Greg Clarke, has said government intervention may be inevitable if the sport "doesn't get its house in order", also warning that the lev...Full Story »

Dumbarton claim crucial win

Posted Tuesday, February 15, 2011 by PA19 hits

Dumbarton eased their relegation worries with a 3-1 win at fellow strugglers East Fife.The Sons took the lead after 17 minutes, Annan loanee Patrick Walker scoring his sixth goal in 10 games from 20 yards.It was 2-0 six minutes later as on-loan Alloa man Mark Gilhaney netted his fifth of the season from 12 yards.Matthew Park, making his first start for the club, pulled one back for the Fifers o...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini convinced Manchester City are closing gap on United

Posted Monday, February 14, 2011 by theguardian.com98 hits

• 'We didn't deserve to lose,' says manager• Italian stresses need to win a trophy to change mentality Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes his side are closing the gap on rivals Manchester United. Roberto Mancini remains convinced that the gap between Manchester United and Manchester City is closing despite the 2-1 defeat that has all but extinguished his hopes of cat...Full Story »

English FA clamps down on Twitter use

Posted Monday, February 14, 2011 by Supersport.com32 hits

Premier League stars have been warned not to step out of line on Twitter as the English Football Association responded to a spate on controversies involving the micro-blogging website. Liverpool's Ryan Babel became the first player to be sanctioned for comments made on Twitter last month when he was fined £10,000 for posting a mocked-up picture of referee Howard Webb wearing a Mancheste...Full Story »

Fifers climb off the bottom

Posted Saturday, February 12, 2011 by PA17 hits

East Fife sent Stenhousemuir to the bottom of the table with a much needed 2-0 victory.Substitute Lloyd Young inspired his side to their first away win of the season, scoring one in the first half before turning provider to set up Robert Linn after the break.Young was introduced after 19 minutes for the injured Steven Hislop, and his right-footed shot from inside the box gave the Fifers the adv...Full Story »

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