Rio-based side Flamengo have won the Copa do Brasil for the 5th time in their history, beating Atlético Paranaense 2-0 last night in front of 70,000 fans in a fervent Maracana. Two late goals in the second leg of the final was enough to see Mengão crowned cup winners 3-1 on aggregate. Midfielder Elias broke the deadlock in the 86th minute […]
Archive for November, 2013
There were some great goals in the Champions League last night, here’s a few of the best ones. 1. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid v Galatasary) 2. Douglas Costa (Shaktar Donetsk v FC Porto) 3. Isco (Real Madrid v Galatasary)
Neil Sherwin, Ger McCarthy and Paul Little offer mixed emotions on the Manchester City’s mauling of Tottenham Hotspur and discuss the rest of the weekend’s Premier League action as well as the midweek Champions League games.
Some good news today, as the rather troubling story of Zahir Belounis has been resolved. Zahir and his family have been virtual prisoners in the Arab sovereign since 2010 because of a dispute with his employers – football club Al Jaish SC – over wages being withheld to the French-Algerian striker. Under Qatar’s ‘Kafala’ law […]
Remembering Gary Speed – Former Leeds United, Everton, Newcastle United, Bolton Wanderers, Sheffield United & Wales International
Will Cullen discusses the problems at White Hart Line with rumours doing the rounds regarding the manager’s future.
Callum Farrell believes it’s time that FIFA’s smallest region deserves an automatic spot in what is supposed to be a global tournament.
Ciaran Kelly treats us to an extract from his book on The Special One.
He has been lauded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world over the past couple of years but, like Joe Hart, Thibaut Courtois is human. Last night he made a complete mess of a deflection of defender Toby Alderweireld and dropped to his knees as the ball looped over his head into the […]
League Two side Burton Albion are set to name 50-yr old goalkeeping coach as substitute goalkeeper for their match against Mansfield, according to BBC Sport. Coach Kevin Poole is the oldest registered player in the Football League though officially retired last year. Poole has been recalled due to Sunderland’s Jordan Pickford was recalled from his loan spell […]