Photo Special - Midweek FA Cup

Photo Special – Midweek FA Cup

There were five FA Cup third round games in England last night, and BackPageFootball takes a look at the action. Sheffield United raced into a three goal lead away to Queens Park Rangers before the hosts pulled two goals back to set up a grandstand finish. The Blades however managed to hang on for a […]

Manchester City 4 - 1 Blackburn Rovers

Manchester City 4 – 1 Blackburn Rovers

A Carlos Tevez-inspired Manchester City have moved into the top four in the Premiership after an accomplished win over Blackburn Rovers at the City of Manchester Stadium tonight. An early strike from the Argentine striker set City on their way,and he bagged his second with less than five minutes gone in the second half, curling […]

Fixture Freeze

Fixture Freeze

The weather has played havoc with this week’s Premier League fixtures, and left fantasy football managers scrambling to put out a full side. At the time of writing there are only four Premiership games still going ahead after the Wigan v Aston Villa clash was called off this morning. This leaves Ruining Football with a […]

Serie A - Week 19 Review

Serie A – Week 19 Review

Yesterday saw a full mid-week programme of Serie A fixtures which resulted in several high-scoring games and wins for all of the clubs in the league’s top three. The most enthralling game of the day came during the evening kick-off as Leonardo’s Milan comprehensively defeated Genoa 5-2 at the San Siro with goals from Ronaldinho, […]

African Cup of Nations Preview - Part Two

African Cup of Nations Preview – Part Two

In part two of our series previewing this month’s African Nations Cup, Paul Geraghty takes a look at Groups C and D which includes current holders Egypt, Samuel Eto’o’s Cameroon and Nigeria who are well represented in the Premier League Group C Egypt Six time champions and current holders Egypt will be looking to be […]

African Cup of Nations Preview - Part One

African Cup of Nations Preview – Part One

On the 4th of December 2006, Angola beat off competition from Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Senegal for the right to host the 27th edition of the African Cup of Nations. Paul Geraghty is here to preview each group, breaking down each nation taking part, talking about their qualification campaigns and identifying key players which may […]

Serie A - Week 18 Preview

Serie A – Week 18 Preview

Serie A kicks-off the new decade on Wednesday with a rare mid-week programme of matches designed to coincide with the religious festival of epiphany. As ever, there are a number of intriguing clashes taking place up and down the country as the league looks set to continue the high levels of drama and excitement produced […]

Moments of Magic #15 - Anthony Yeboah

Moments of Magic #15 – Anthony Yeboah

Leeds United caused a massive shock in the FA Cup at the weekend, and Moments of Magic heads back to 1995 to revisit one of the club’s greatest goals. #15 Anthony Yeboah v Liverpool & Wimbledon, 1995 Ghanaian international Tony Yeboah was a relative unknown when he joined Leeds United for £3.4 million in 1995, […]

Rosicky extends Arsenal stay

Rosicky extends Arsenal stay

Czech Republic international Tomas Rosicky has agreed a new deal with Arsenal, securing his long term future with the club. The 29 year old, who has had an injury plagued last 18 months, expressed his delight at agreeing terms, though the length of the contract has not been disclosed. “I am so pleased to have […]

Everton suspend Brazilian Jo

Everton suspend Brazilian Jo

Everton have suspended on-loan striker Jo after returning to Brazil over Christmas without the club’s permission. The 22 year old, who is at Goodison Park until the end of the season from Manchester City, has been removed from the squad to face Carlisle in the FA Cup this weekend. “We like Jo and he has […]