France is warming up for one of the hottest games of the season as Olympique de Marseille will welcome rivals from Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday night.
Archive for December, 2010
Barry McEvoy is here with some betting tips for the few surviving Premier League games this weekend.
It’s ten years since Lionel Messi put pen to paper to sign for Barcelona, and Brian Irvine looks back at what has been an amazing decade for the man who is still only 23.
It’s the last weekend of action before the Christmas break in La Liga, and Back Page Football’s man in Spain, Joseph Sexton, is here to tell us what’s in store.
The draw for the knockout phase of the UEFA Champions League takes place in Nyon today and Ger McCarthy analyses the participants in the last 16 of this season’s competition.
Benfica have never been the most patient of clubs when it comes to their managers, and Simon Curtis takes us through the merry go round that has become all too familiar at the Estádio da Luz.
Saturday night’s action was a tale of two coaches on the brink, namely Sevilla’s Gregorio Manzano and Atlético’s Quique Sanchez-Flores. As reported last week, Sevilla haven’t been so much on the slide as in free fall, enduring their worst start to the season in many a year; Flores’ Atlético had flattered in the autumn only [...]
In this week’s One 2 Watch, Kevin features Brazilian attacker Wellington Silva who recently made the switch from the Brazilian top division to the Arsenal youth system, where it looks like he will go on loan to a European club to further develop his ability. Wellington is regarded as one of the finest talents to come out of Brazil over the last eighteen months, and was fought hard to get by the Arsenal scouting team, fending off some of Europe’s biggest teams.
It was another busy weekend in the Barclays Premier League and Dylan O’Neill rounds up the best of the action.
Dean Hayes compares the classic quarterback characteristics of the American football game to that of Real Madrid central midfielder Xabi Alonso, who’s deep passing game has become the primary core of his team’s style of play ever since his days at Liverpool.