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 […]

Tunisia slip past Sierra Leone on away goals

Tunisia 0* – Sierra Leone 0 (Agg. 2-2) (CAN Qualifier, October 13, 2012) Sierra Leone’s task was made even harder when they were reduced to ten men on the half hour mark when Djibril Sanko has received his marching orders after a horrible tackle on Tunisia’s Hamdi Harbaoui.

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