Back Page Football’s resident UEFA Champions League correspondent Ger McCarthy reviews the first week of the knockout phase of the 2012 competition and predicts how each of the second legs in the respective ties will go.
Arsenal travel to the lion’s den of the San Siro while Benfica face the harsh weather conditions of Zenit St. Petersburg as the UEFA Champions League opening phase continues on Wednesday night writes Back Page Football’s Ger McCarthy.
Japanese midfielder Yasuhito Endo has picked up the AFC Player of the Year at an awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this week. The Gamba Osaka star overcame international compatriot Kengo Nakamura, Bahrain’s Sayed Mohamed Adnan, Iran’s Hadi Aghily, and Syria captain Firas Al Khatib to scoop the award. “It was my goal to win […]