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Sevilla vs Malaga Preview: Fazio has Euro vision

Posted Sunday, February 06, 2011 by PA92 hits

Sevilla defender Federico Fazio believes a place in next season's Champions League is still a realistic aim for his side. Club president Jose Maria del Nido claimed at the beginning of the season that qualifying for Europe's premier club competition was his side's main goal for the campaign, and having exited the Copa del Rey at the semi-final stage - following a 2-0 defeat at Real Madrid - ear...Full Story »

Stenhousemuir vs Forfar preview - Hilson set for Forfar start

Posted Saturday, February 05, 2011 by PA27 hits

Stenhousemuir's recently-appointed manager David Irons has a full squad to choose from against Forfar. Striker Alex Williams is available again after suspension and defender Scott Gibb is now free of injury. Simon Lynch made a scoring appearance as a substitute last week in his first game as a Warrior following his summer move to leave Irons spoiled for choice. "It is great to have everyone a...Full Story »

Udinese vs Sampdoria preview - Garrone in plea to fans

Posted Saturday, February 05, 2011 by PA43 hits

Sampdoria president Riccardo Garrone has urged the fans to get behind the struggling team ahead of the match at Udinese. Wednesday's 1-0 loss to Cagliari was Samp's third consecutive defeat and dropped the Grifoni to 12th in the standings. Samp have won just once in their last seven Serie A games and not scored in their last four. Their poor run of form has left coach Domenico Di Carlo feelin...Full Story »

Wilshere hits back at criticism of Fabregas

Posted Thursday, February 03, 2011 by hits

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has defended his captain following talkSPORT radio station’s criticism of the leadership of Gunner’s skipper Cesc Fabregas. Fabregas has come under fire from pundits for his leadership of the team, with opinion divided on whether manager Arsene Wenger should have spent money on some experienced leaders in the January transfer window. ‘Listenin...Full Story »

Spain still lead FIFA rankings, Japan move into top 20

Posted Wednesday, February 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

BERNE, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Japan moved into the top 20 of the FIFA world rankings on Wednesday after winning the Asian Cup last month while world champions Spain stayed in first place. Japan’s record fourth Asian title which they won in Qatar lifted them 12 places to 17th, making them the Asian confederation’s highest-ranked side. It is the first time they have been in the top 20 for ...Full Story »

Real Madrid's Mourinho looks to ease pressure in Cup

Posted Wednesday, February 02, 2011 by YAHOO Sport65 hits

MADRID (AFP) - Jose Mourinho can ease some of the pressure building up against him should Real Madrid clinch their place in the Kings Cup final by beating Sevilla on Wednesday in the second leg semi-final match. Real lost 1-0 at Osasuna on Sunday to fall seven points behind Barcelona in the league and Mourinho hopes to forget that setback by defeating holders Sevilla as Madrid try to win the co...Full Story »

Barcelona, Real Madrid favorites to earn places in Copa del Rey final

Posted Wednesday, February 02, 2011 by xinhuanet.com62 hits

FC Barcelona and Real Madrid are favorites to assure their places in the final of the Copa del Rey in the second leg of their semifinal ties which will be played on Wednesday. Barcelona have the easier task after their 5-0 win at home to Almeria last week. Pep Guardiola has warned his players not to relax in the return match, which is played in Almeria, but Barca have already won 8-0 in the s...Full Story »

Forfar Athletic 0 - 0 East Fife: Sloan the villain

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA30 hits

Robert Sloan missed a second-half penalty for struggling East Fife as they drew 0-0 with Forfar. East Fife almost took the lead after seven minutes but James Hamilton's header was saved by Scott Gallacher while Forfar's Bryan Deasley saw his 20-yard shot come back off a post after 18 minutes. The visitors almost broke the deadlock two minutes after the interval, but Steven Hislop's close-range...Full Story »

West Bromwich(WBA) 2 - 2 Wigan Athletic: Fortune favours Baggies

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA21 hits

Substitute Marc-Antoine Fortune rescued a point for West Brom in a pulsating 2-2 draw in a Barclays Premier League relegation battle with Wigan at The Hawthorns. Peter Odemwingie gave Albion an early lead only for the Latics to hit back through Charles N'Zogbia and Ben Watson. But Fortune salvaged a share of the spoils for the home side with 11 minutes remaining. It keeps the Baggies three po...Full Story »

Birmingham vs Manchester City preview - Duo could face Blues

Posted Wednesday, February 02, 2011 by PA94 hits

New Birmingham signings Obafemi Martins and Curtis Davies could be in the squad to face Manchester City. Both players should be eligible to play, and while Davies is likely to be on the bench, manager Alex McLeish will take a decision on Martins' fitness nearer the match. Blues have no other new injury worries, other than long-term absentees James McFadden (knee) and Scott Dann (hamstring). M...Full Story »

Mourinho looks to ease pressure in Cup

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by timesofindia.indiatimes.com140 hits

MADRID: Jose Mourinho can ease some of the pressure building up against him should Real Madrid clinch their place in the Kings Cup final by beating Sevilla on Wednesday in the second leg semifinal match. Real lost 1-0 at Osasuna on Sunday to fall seven points behind Barcelona in the league and Mourinho hopes to forget that setback by defeating holders Sevilla as Madrid try to win the competi...Full Story »

Forfar vs East Fife preview - Duo in Forfar party

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by PA27 hits

Defender Marc McCulloch and winger Dale Hilson are added to Forfar's squad for their home clash with East Fife. Full-back Stephen Tulloch is ruled out after picking up ankle ligament damage in the victory against Dumbarton last Tuesday. Manager Dick Campbell missed the Sons contest because of flu, however he has been well briefed on the performance by his assistant manager and twin brother Ian...Full Story »

Japan Win Asian Cup for Record Fourth Time

Posted Sunday, January 30, 2011 by english.cri.cn165 hits

Super substitute Tadanari Lee scored a golden volley in the 109th minute to help Japan down Australia 1- 0 to win the 2011 Asian Cup championship at the full-house Khalifa Stadium on Saturday. Japan's Tadanari Lee (19) shoots to score against Australia during extra-time of their 2011 Asian Cup final soccer match at Khalifa stadium in Doha January 29, 2011. Super substitute Tadanari Lee score...Full Story »

Falkirk 2 Raith 1: Bairns hit back to stun Rovers

Posted Saturday, January 29, 2011 by PA30 hits

Ten-man Falkirk produced a remarkable first-half turnaround to stun league leaders Raith 2-1 and close the gap between the two sides to seven points. The home side made the perfect start against the team third in the league, as Laurence Ellis headed Iain Davidson's cross past Robert Olejnik in the 10th minute. But that was as good as things got for Rovers as Falkirk equalised after 38 minutes ...Full Story »

Forfar vs Airdrie United preview - Campbell makes changes

Posted Saturday, January 29, 2011 by PA34 hits

Forfar take on Airdrie United in their first home match since November 6 with manager Dick Campbell forced into making changes to his squad. The Station Park club have released Andy Tod and they will also be without defender Stephen Tulloch who has ankle ligament damage. The Loons won in their first game in 66 days at Dumbarton in midweek, and Marc McCulloch and Dale Hilson have been added to ...Full Story »

Raith vs Falkirk preview - Raith wait on Davidson

Posted Saturday, January 29, 2011 by PA25 hits

Raith manager John McGlynn will hand a late fitness test to midfielder Iain Davidson ahead of the home clash with Falkirk. McGlynn will leave his decision until the last minute as the combative midfielder is struggling with a knee injury, while striker Gary Wales is definitely out. McGlynn said: "Iain missed training earlier in the week and although he did some work on Thursday, I want to ensu...Full Story »

FA Cup 4th Round Preview: Everton vs Chelsea

Posted Friday, January 28, 2011 by thesportscampus.com72 hits

Everton play Chelsea at Goodison Park in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Saturday, as the Merseyside team look to salvage their disappointing campaign by having a good run in the ‘oldest association football competition in the world’. Both teams have had a mini-revival lately as Chelsea have won their last 3 games with ease while the Toffees are unbeaten in their last 4 games. Bo...Full Story »

Fabio admits Theo World Cup gaffe

Posted Friday, January 28, 2011 by The Sun62 hits

FABIO CAPELLO has amazingly confessed that he cocked up by leaving Theo Walcott out of last year's World Cup.The England manager's decision to axe Walcott was a huge shock. And the Italian admitted: "I made a mistake not selecting Theo. "He is one of the players who can make the difference. I should have taken him." Capello says he omitted the Arsenal winger, 21, as he was not fit enough to...Full Story »

Birthday boy Mourinho savours cup win

Posted Thursday, January 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport106 hits

MADRID (AFP) - Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho got the perfect birthday present as his Real Madrid side gained the upper hand in their King's Cup semi-final with a 1-0 first leg win at holders Sevilla on Wednesday. Reborn French international striker Karim Benzema scored the decisive goal on 15 minutes to make it a happy 48th birthday for Mourinho and give Sevilla, who were furious at not bein...Full Story »

Jack Wilshere believes Carling Cup win could spark more Arsenal glory

Posted Thursday, January 27, 2011 by theguardian.com103 hits

• Arsenal are 'hungry' for silverware, midfielder says• Jack Wilshere inspired by semi-final win over Ipswich Jack Wilshere, left, battles for the ball with Ipswich Town's Gareth McAuley during Arsenal's Carling Cup semi-final victory. Jack Wilshere believes the Carling Cup can provide a springboard for Arsenal's pursuit of the Premier League title this season as the club aim to en...Full Story »

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