The first of a new series on Back Page Football looking back on the week’s action from around Europe, eyeing a couple of select leagues, the heroes and villains, some of the best goals, most entertaining games and other similar nonsense.
The semi finals of the Carling Cup got a little bit more interesting last night when Manchester rivals City and United were drawn to face each other for a place at Wembley. City overcame a young Arsenal side comfortably in their quarter final while holders United defeated Tottenham, whom they beat in last year’s showpiece, […]
Manchester City midfielder Stephen Ireland has been given the all clear after being taken to hospital following his side’s Carling Cup win over Fulham last night. The club’s current Player of the Year was substituted after 75 minutes of the game after complaining of dizziness. Ireland, 23, underwent tests following his hospital admission but no […]
The Football Association will push for life bans to be imposed on the fans whose behaviour marred Tuesday night’s Carling Cup tie between West Ham and Millwall. The FA are looking into the events that saw a man stabbed outside Upton Park and pitch invasions occur following West Ham’s first two goals and again at […]