What an El Clásico. I’m sure we all expected a… closer tie, but Barcelona’s 5-0 display was a team performance to remember. Joseph Sexton, our La Liga writer in Barcelona, takes a step back and reviews the Monday night madness, and glances over the rest of the past weekend’s action.
Archive for November, 2010
As the winter chill hits Europe, the topic of the day after a blistering weekend of football is the ‘snood’, the neck warmer which is being sported by footballers around the world. Some of the managers and pundits aren’t impressed with the latest trend, while some players are delighted to have some extra protection in the harsh weather.
Introducing a new feature on Back Page Football: Goal of the Week. This week’s award goes to Palmeiras striker Dinei, and his stunning strike against Fluminense.
El Clasico turned out to be a rather one sided affair, and BackPageFootball brings you some of the best images from a fantastic night of football.
In a record-equalling weekend for goals, Kevin Coleman takes a look at some of the big talking points as Tottenham beat Liverpool in the final minute, Chelsea slumped to a draw against Newcastle and Wolves had the luck of the Irish in a win over Sunderland.
(Includes a video of Mark Davies’ goal)
Breaking news ahead of Barcelona versus Real Madrid tonight.
After a bit of a hiatus, the popular ‘Moments of Magic’ series makes it comeback with a look at Ronaldinho’s virtuoso performance in the 2005 El Clásico at the Santiago Bernabeu.
It’s as you were at the top of the Hyundai A-League as both Adelaide United and Brisbane Roar recorded important victories at the weekend.
The David Beckham circus rolled into New South Wales last night as his LA Galaxy side took on the Newcastle Jets in an exhibition game.
BackPageFootball editor Neil Sherwin yesterday had a knee reconstruction to repair a ruptured cruciate ligament sustained during a game and over the next few months you can follow his road to recovery.