Archive for January, 2010

Arsenal 1 - 3 Manchester United 4

Arsenal 1 – 3 Manchester United

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Manchester United closed the gap on league leaders Chelsea to just one point this afternoon with a comprehensive win against a poor Arsenal side at the Emirates Stadium. Alex Ferguson spoke prior to the game about its importance in terms of dictating the final destination of this year’s title, dubbing the match United’s “most important […]

Photo Special: Deportivo 1-3 Real Madrid 0

Photo Special: Deportivo 1-3 Real Madrid

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Real Madrid tonight recorded their first victory away to Deportivo La Coruna in the Municipal de Riazor in almost two decades as they won 3-1 to keep the pressure on Primera Division pace-setters Barcelona. Esteban Granero headed Los Galacticos into the lead early on before French forward Karim Benzema doubled the lead just before the […]

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Serie A – Week 22 Preview

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A new week and a new era for Juventus in the aftermath of Ciro Ferrara’s sacking following the club’s elimination from the Coppa Italia at the hands of Internazionale in mid-week. The Turin club have appointed Alberto Zaccheroni until the end of the season and week 22 is the former Torino manager’s first chance to […]

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Double Deutch

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The midweek action centred around damage limitation for Ruining Football with only eight players involved, while Chelsea’s double gameweek means Michael Ballack is an important figure this weekend. The signing of Michael Ballack paid off almost immediately as the German performed well in Chelsea’s comfortable 3-0 win over Birmingham, claiming an assist and a clean […]

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This weekend’s Premier League Preview

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The weekly preview returns this week with a mouth watering clash between arch rivals Arsenal and Manchester Utd, Chelsea who travel to Turf Moor and the KC Stadium, and Liverpool who will try to continue their recent improvement in form against Bolton. Arsenal returned to the summit of the Premier League for a brief period […]

Serie A - Week 21 Review 0

Serie A – Week 21 Review

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Week 21 might just have proved to be the decisive weekend of the Serie A season. Two crucial games took place at the top of the table as Juventus faced Roma, and Internazionale and Milan clashed in Italy’s fiercest derby. Here’s how it all went… Was this the game that defined the season? Internazionale’s impressive […]

Manchester United 3 - 1 Manchester City (Agg: 4 - 3) 0

Manchester United 3 – 1 Manchester City (Agg: 4 – 3)

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A stoppage time header from Wayne Rooney has sent Manchester United to the final of the League Cup at Wembley after a thrilling 4-3 aggregate win in their semi-final tie against rivals City. The in-form England star struck in the second minute of added time after getting between two City defenders to convert a superb […]

A game for Haiti 1

A game for Haiti

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More than 50,000 spectators turned out at Lisbon’s Stadium of Light last night as a Zinedine Zidane XI took on a Benfica Allstars XI to raise funds for the people of Haiti, devastated by an earthquake two weeks ago. The game, which was organised organised by the United Nations Development Fund, finished three goals apiece, […]

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One man show

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Wayne Rooney’s stunning double gameweek was the main factor behind Ruining Football’s move into the top 10,000 for the first time this season. The Manchester United striker was in sublime form with five goals in just two games, and if you didn’t have him as captain then you would have been watching on with envy […]

Photo Special: Freiburg 0 - 1 Stuttgart 0

Photo Special: Freiburg 0 – 1 Stuttgart

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Romanian striker Ciprian Marica was the hero as Stuttgart recorded a 1-0 away win over Freiburg in their southwestern Bundesliga derby. Both sides currently sit in the wrong half of the table and the game was always going to be a closely fought affair. Stuttgart started the brighter of the two and Freiburg keeper Simon […]