Archive | May 4, 2013
Big. Brash. And bullshit?! The Star on Sunday have plastered a headline-grabbing story on their backpage claiming that Cristiano Ronaldo is open to the idea of rejoining Manchester United. The story, which comes out the morning after Ronaldo bagged two more Madrid goal to lift his tally to 199 at Real, comes with no actual […]
Everton have supported Liverpool for 24 years over the Hillsborough disaster and on Sunday there will be a special moment ahead of the Merseyside derby. During the recent Hillsborough memorial at Anfield, Bill Kenwright gave an excellent speech summing up just how Evertonians felt about a football tragedy that could so easily have directly affected their club instead […]
Crystal Palace 3 – Peterborough 2 (Championship, May 4, 2013) Lee Tomlins gave Posh the lead. Palace equalised through a cool Glen Murray penalty, who stroked his spot kick right down the middle. Mendez-Laing made it 2-1 Posh, before 39-year old Kevin Phillips popped up for Palace to stick a beauty into the top corner to […]
Hull 2 – Cardiff 2 (Championship, May 4, 2013) Frazer Campbelll fired Cardiff in front. Nick Proschwitz equalised for Hull, and Paul McShane put Hull 2-1 in front. A Maynard penalty brought it back to 2-2 for Cardiff. Nick Proschwitz missed a crucial penalty for Hull.
Watford 1 – Leeds 2 (Championship, May 4, 2013) Dominic Poleon gave Leeds the lead. Almen Abdi equalised for Watford. Watford were reduced to 10 men when Troy Deeney was sent off for a second yellow. Mile Jedinak won it for Palace on 89′. Ross McCormack chipped the keeper with a cheeky dink (though the keeper […]