Archive | September 17, 2012

Demba Ba twice pulls Newcastle level in rip-roaring Goodison draw with Everton

Everton 2 – Newcastle 2 (English Premier League, September 17th, 2012) (Extended highlights.) Leighton Baines burst through into the Newcastle box and finished well to give Everton the lead. Substitute Demba Ba levelled things up early on in the second half. Victor Anichebe had a goal disallowed. You could feel the electricity in the closing moments of […]

Vote: Top 10 Goals of the Week (September 10 – September 17)

1. Conor Henderson (Italy U21s v Republic of Ireland U21s, September 10, 2012) 2. Yevgen Konoplyanka (England v Ukraine, September 11, 2012) 3. Guillaume Gillet (Belgium v Croatia, September 11, 2012) 4. Carlos Ruiz (Guatemala v Antigua & Barbuda, September 11, 2012) 5. Edin Dzeko (Bosnia-Herzegovina v Latvia, September 11, 2012) 6. Gareth Bale (Serbia v Wales, September 11, 2012) 7. Lasse […]

Like A Rockstar: Alessandro Del Piero touches down in Australia to a hero’s welcome from Sydney FC fans

Australian soccer may not be prime-time billing, but if Alessandro Del Piero’s welcome if anything to go that may be about to change. Around 500 boisterous Sydney FC fans waited patiently at Sydney International Airport for 35-year-old Del Piero to emerge out of out of the terminal following his two day trip from Italy. When he finally appeared […]