Joseph Sexton reviews last weekend’s La Liga action, as Barcelona destroyed Almeria 8-0, while previewing this week’s games including the highly anticipated El Clasico on Monday night, as Real Madrid travel to the Camp Nou.
Archive for November, 2010
In part two of this week’s round-up, Ger McCarthy takes a look Groups A-D and in particular, Manchester Utd, Barcelona and Tottenham’s progression into the final sixteen of the Champions League.
Author of ‘Off Centre Circle’ and Back Page Football columnist Ger McCarthy reviews the first half of this week’s Champions League match-ups, starting with Group E-H. Real Madrid, AC Milan and Bayern Munich progressed to the next stage, while Arsenal slumped to a defeat at the hands of Portuguese side Braga.
Scootish football has been dominated by talk of a strike by the league’s referees but there has been some action on the field as well, as Jody Moylan reports.
Tottenham Hotspur can clinch qualification for the round of 16 in this season’s Champions League with victory at home to Werder Bremen on Matchday 5 writes Ger McCarthy.
Swansea currently lie in third place in the nPower Championship, just three points behind Welsh rivals Cardiff City in the race for automatic promotion, and Barry Landy looks at how maximising the young talent of a Premier League giant could get them to the promised land.
Colorado Rapids secured its first Major League Soccer championship at the weekend, coming from a goal down to defeat FC Dallas after extra time.
Matchday 5 in the Champions League offers a host of clubs the opportunity to qualify for the knockout phase of the tournament while other sides will be anxious to keep alive their hopes of making the Europa League writes Ger McCarthy.
Inter striker samuel Eto’o provided the biggest football news story in Italy this weekend while a moment of brilliance from Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued AC’s great run of form.
In one of the many surprises seen in the Premier League so far this season, Bolton Wanderers are hot on the heels of the big guns, and Neil Sherwin looks at the effect Owen Coyle has had on the club.