Back Page Football’s Ger McCarthy takes a nostalgic look back at World Cup 1982 and one of the most amazing games ever to grace the competition between West Germany and France.
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At 32 years of age Nicholas Anelka hasn’t got many years left in him and Matthew Kenny looks at what the future could hold for Le Sulk.
It’s an important summer for Blaise Matuidi of St. Etienne as he decides whether to stick out in Ligue 1 or head for pastures new, writes Jamie Dalton.
Robbie Deighan looks at Damien Comolli and the influence he is beginning to excert on Liverpool’s transfer dealings.
Chelsea already has one foot in the quarter finals of the Champions League while Real Madrid face the tricky prospect of eliminating a Olympique Lyonnais side with a fine record against Spanish opposition in Wednesday night’s Round of 16 games.
The final games in the Champions League Round of 16 managed to produce just a single goal between them as Manchester United drew a blank away to Marseille and Bayern Munich earned a valuable away win at Inter Milan writes Ger McCarthy.
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.
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.
In his second installment of a 5 part series, Kevin Doran takes a look at some of the headline moments dotted throughout the career of El Fenomeno.