The popular Al Volo is back and this week Adam Digby looks at Napoli who could be a good outside bet for the Serie A title this year.
Archive for February, 2011
All first leg ties from the Champions League Round of 16 will be completed on Wednesday night with Manchester United in France to face Olympique de Marseille and Inter Milan and Bayern Munich resuming battle in a repeat of last season’s final.
Chelsea recorded a comfortable 2-0 win in Denmark while Real Madrid surrendered a late goal in France as both of Tuesday night’s Champions League Round of 16 ties failed to sparkle writes Back Page Football contributor Ger McCarthy.
Nik Storey reviews Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in their first leg, Last 16 tie of the Champions League.
We’re down to the final two in our Top 50, and in second spot is one of the most decorated and reliable players in world football. BPF editor Neil Sherwin looks at Xavi Hernandez who in 2010 added the World Cup and another La Liga medal to his impressive array of honours.
It was another big weekend in Serie A as Claudio Ranieri departed the Stadio Olympico while Juventus faltered again, and Richard Chambers has all the details.
Chelsea travel to FC Copenhagen with new signing Fernando Torres likely to feature prominently while on the same evening former manager Jose Mourinho leads his Real Madrid side into battle against Lyon as the knock-out phase of the Champions League continues apace writes BackPageFootball contributor Ger McCarthy.
There were wins for Brisbane Roar, Adelaide United and Gold Coast United on the opening weekend of the Hyundai A-league’s finals series.
Celtic comfortably defeated Rangers in the latest Old Firm game, while there were also weekend SPL wins for Hearts, Aberdeen, Motherwell and Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Number three in our list of the Top 50 Players in the World is treble a winning midfielder, who only added a World Cup final to his list of 2010 accomplishments last summer. Our Italian blogger Richard Chambers tells us about the phenomenal year had by Wesley Sneijder.