Another fascinating week of action from around Europe, as Kevin Coleman reports. St. Etienne and Mainz continue to set the pace in France and Germany, while Edinson Cavani takes the week’s Golden Boot with his curler against Cesena.
Hold the BackPage hits double figures today and we celebrate the most creative of football numbers by delving into the current situations surrounding Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Darron Gibson, while Chris McWilliams is back for the second instalment of the fantastic Paddy Power ‘Tip Off!’ competition, and Richard Chambers joins Ciaran and Neil to talk Serie A.
Brisbane Roar handed Melbourne Heart an embarrassing 4-0 hammering on Saturday to remain in second spot in the Hyundai A-League. Reinaldo, Erik Paartalu and Mitch Nichols scored their first goals of the season, while Kosta Barbarouses helped himself to his second of the campaign. The result could have been worse for the Heart were it […]
In my season preview I suggested that Ajax fans have plenty to look forward to going into this season, and that certainly appears to be holding true. Their first major achievement this season was managing to keep hold of their top performers from the World Cup (Suarez, van-der-Wiel, Stekelenburg etc) and also add to the […]