Archive | January 19, 2013

Gianfranco Zola’s Watford score a tiki-taka team golazo v Huddersfield

What. A. Goal! 20-year-old Italian midfielder Cristian Battocchio notched his first goal at Watford on Saturday scoring the Hornets fourth goal in a crushing defeat at home to Huddersfield. Yet while Battocchio applied the killer finish, the youngster was indebted to his teammates for an outstanding team goal. Playing on an ice-capped pitch with snow marking the parameters, […]

Newcastle sign Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa for €8 million from Montpellier (French reports)

Widespread reports in France this evening confirm Newcastle have made yet another signing from France’s Ligue 1: highly-rated Montpellier defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. Rumours of a Newcastle move for the 23-year-old centre back have been rife for a few days with today’s 2-1 home defeat to Reading accentuating the need for reinforcements. L’Equipe report that Montpellier have […]