Cruz Azul win 3-0 at Santos Laguna

Santos Laguna 0 – Cruz Azul 3 (Liga MX, May 17, 2013) Gerardo Flores, Pablo Barrera and a ridiculous own goal from Rafael Figueroa was the difference between the two sides.

Copa Libertadores: Olimpia & Sante Fe reach the quarterfinals

Olimpia 2 – Tigre 0 (Agg. 3-2) (Copa Libertadores, May 16, 2013) Olimpia turned the two-legged tie around in the space of 13 minutes thanks to a fine volley from Fredy Bareiro and an own goal from Tigre defender Norberto Paparatto, to reach the final eight of South America’s premier continental competition for the first time since 2002. […]

(Super) Mario Balotelli finally & officially opens a Twitter account

This will almost certainly end badly… Nevertheless, AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli opened a Twitter account on Thursday night (@FinallyMario), much to the delight of many fans on the social network. The news was confirmed by the Rossoneri shortly after as well as by QPR winger Shaun Wright-Phillips who knows the Italian striker from their […]

GIF: Gary Cahill’s brilliant late challenge in Chelsea’s win over Benfica

Sometimes, the real heroes in a big football match get forgotten. The day after Chelsea’s 2-1 Europa League final win over Benfica, the likes of Branislav Ivanovic, Fernando Torres, Petr Cech and Rafa Benitez have correctly been lauded. Gary Cahill, meanwhile, who has had an excellent season, often responsible for John Terry being on the […]

Great pictures! Everton talisman Marouane Fellaini colours his Afro Silver for charity

As promised, Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini has dyed his hair silver. The Belgian international has been in sensational form for David Moyes’ side in 2013/2014 and promised to change the colour of his afro if £25,000 was raised for Everton in the Community – the club’s official charity. Pictures below come from Everton’s annual awards night. […]

Belgium is going to the wire as Anderlecht, Zulte-Waregem set up title decider

Lokeren 2 – Anderlecht 4 (Jupiler League Championship Play-Off, May, 16, 2013) Sacha Kljestan fired Anderlecht into a 25th-minute lead against Lokeren, while a Matias Suarez brace either side of the break and a Demy De Zeeuw effort 14 minutes from time put them out of sight. Lokeren hit back with a Bram Nuytinck own goal and a Jeremy […]

Basel beat Lausanne 2-0; Sion spanked 4-0 by Grasshoppers

Basel 2 – Lausanne Sports 0 (Swiss Super League, May 16, 2013) Two goals from Fabian Frei lifted Basel to success. Sion 0 – Grasshoppers 4 (Swiss Super League, May 16, 2013) Shkelzen Gashi, Steven Zuber, Anat Ngamukol and Mergim Brahimi scored the goals for Grasshoppers.

Brondby hit Nordsjaelland for four; Randers sink champs Copenhagen 1-0; Esbjerg score 6

Brondby 4 – FC Nordsjaelland 0 (Superliga, May 16, 2013) Dennis Rommedahl was amongst the goalscorers as Brondby stuck four past Nordsjaelland. Randers 1 – FC Copenhagen 0 (Superliga, May 16, 2013) Pierre Boya secured Randers FC net an 89th-minute home winner to down already-clinched champions FC Copenhagen. Esbjerg 6 – OB Odense 2 (Superliga, May 16, 2013)

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