Leicester 1 – Watford 0 (Championship play-off first leg, May 9, 2013) David Nugent’s back header on 81 was the difference between the two sides in the first game.
AZ Alkmaar 2 – PSV 1 (KNVB Beker final, May 9, 2013) A fine solo goal from Adam Maher put AZ in front. Jozy Altidore made it 2-0 in the 14th minute, two minutes after the Maher opener. Jurgen Locadia halved the deficit for PSV. AZ Alkmaar celebrate winning the Dutch Cup.
Cercle Brugge 0 – Genk 2 (Beker van Belgie, May 9, 2013) Late goals from Kumorzdi and Vossen lead Genk to cup victory.
La Sexta, a TV station in Spain, have reported one of the most incredible transfer stories for some time: Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao has agreed terms on a 60 million euro move to Monaco. First off, it should be pointed out that La Sexta do not generally make up mad claims (according to the […]
Cristiano Ronaldo’s celebration for his first goal against Malaga should have been a celebration of 200 goals in Real Madrid colours. After all, Ronaldo reached this record in just 197 appearances for the Spanish giants, a truly remarkable record. However, the indirect free-kick goal has since turned into a question over what Ronaldo’s celebration meant. […]
This is special! Deportivo Quito smashed Deportivo Cuenca 5-1 in Ecuador’s Primera A division on Wednesday evening. The home side were 4-0 up within 24 minutes and their fifth goal on the hour was a wonder strike from Alex Colon. The 26-year-old midfielder, who has now scored four goals in his last three games, picked […]
During all the tributes to Sir Alex Ferguson’s 26 years in charge at Manchester United, following the announcement he was to resign on Wednesday, very few questions have been asked about the reasons behind the decision. Ferguson of course said the following: “The decision to retire is one that I have thought a great deal […]
Randers FC 0 – Esbjerg 1 (DBU-Pokalen final, May 9, 2013) Youssef Toutouh’s lone strike was enough to earn Esbjerg cup victory for just the third time in the club’s history.
Catalan newspaper Sport report today that two clubs have made offers for Barcelona forward David Villa, fellow La Liga side Atletico Madrid and Tottenham. Sport suggest that David Villa is unlikely to stay at Barcelona beyond this summer with speculation rife over the future of the Spanish international. Atletico Madrid are believed to already be looking for […]
Servette 2 – FC Thun 0 (Swiss Super League, May 9, 2013) Geoffrey Tréand opened for Servette ten minutes in to the second half, while Laglais Xavier Kouassi bagged the crucial second goal in the 70th.