Barcelona B ease past Sporting Gijon 3-0

Barcelona B 3 – Sporting Gijon 0 (Segunda Division, October 13, 2012) Luis Alberto, Jean Marie Dongou and Joan Roman scored the goals for Barcelona’s second team.

League Two: Wins for Cheltenham, Torquay, Morecambe & Northampton

AFC Wimbledon 1 – Cheltenham 2 (League Two, October 13, 2012) AFC Wimbledon’s new manager Neal Ardley suffered defeat in his first game in charge at the hands of Cheltenham. Bradford 1 – York 1 (League Two, October 13, 2012) A solo effort by Bradford’s Zavon Hines ensured the first Yorkshire derby between the Bantams and York City […]

Lionel Messi credits Ronaldinho and Pirlo for under-the-wall free-kick v Uruguay

“Free kick under wall? Ronaldinho and Pirlo scored that way recently. Had some doubts, but took the gamble and it worked out fine.” – Lionel Messi. We appear to be watching Lionel Messi become a free-kick master to go along with all his other ludicrous footballing talents. The Barcelona forward has scored seven goals from […]

ABola convinced Manchester United will launch January bid for Porto’s James Rodriguez

For the second time this week, Portuguese newspaper ABola have claimed Manchester United are preparing a January bid for FC Porto winger James Rodriguez. According to ABola, Manchester United are keeping close attention on Rodriguez, a highly-rated 21-year-old forward who the Portuguese side signed from Banfield. Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is reportedly “enthralled” […]

Didier Drogba at the double as Ivory Coast win abandoned match 2-0 at Senegal

Senegal 0 – Ivory Coast 2 Abandoned (Africa Cup of Nations play-off, second leg, October 13, 2012) (Agg. 2-6) After Senegal had dominated the first-half without scoring, Didier Drogba all but secured Ivory Coast’s progression to the Africa Cup of Nations, scoring a fine low free-kick, in the second half. A Didier Drogba penalty ended […]

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