The final places in the 2010-11 Champions League knockout phase were decided on Wednesday night when the group stage of this season’s competition came to a conclusion writes Ger McCarthy.
Archive for December, 2010
In this week 15, Bundesliga recorded only 19 goals—one of the lowest of the season so far—as the winter starts to have effect on the pitches. However, the low scores couldn’t stop the league from giving some entertaining—more of intriguing—matches to its fans. It brought the bitter-sweet revenge of Felix Magath as his side mugged [...]
Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United qualified for the knockout phase of this season’s Champions League by topping their respective groups following Tuesday night’s results writes Ger McCarthy.
This week we feature Montpellier full-back Mapou Yanga-M’Biwa. The Frenchman has come on leaps and bounds since making the move into the starting eleven while in Ligue 2. This season, Yanga-M’Biwa was linked with a move to Arsenal but remains at Montpellier as they take part in the Europa League.
Another fascinating week of action in the Serie A, and Richard Chambers is here to review the action. This week, the lower half of the table, the redenzione, gets priority but not without a glance at the top half of the table, as title challengers Lazio beat reigning league winners Internazionale 3-1.
Round 18 of the Hyundai A-League saw big wins for Gold Coast United and the Central Coast Mariners, while there was goal fest at AAMI Park in Melbourne.
It’s milestone time again on BackPageFootball.com as we hit ‘Publish’ for the 1000th time.
The final round of Champions League group fixtures offers a host of clubs the opportunity to make it through to the knockout phase of the 2010-2011 competition whilst other sides will be anxious to secure a Europa League spot writes Ger McCarthy.
Another week of fascinating action in Spain’s top flight, and Joseph Sexton is here to tell us all about it. This week, Barcelona recorded another big win, while Real Madrid and Villareal also picked up wins in big four clashes against Valencia and Sevilla.
The Group stages of the 2010-2011 Champions League comes to an end on Matchday 6 with four berths in the knockout phase of the tournament yet to be filled. Ger McCarthy looks ahead to Tuesday’s fixtures.