Fenerbahce 1 – Trabzonspor 0 (Turkish Cup Final, May 22, 2013) Moussa Sow fired Fener 1-up in the cup final after nine minutes.
AIK Stockholm 1 – Djurgarden 1 (Allsvenskan, May 22, 2013) Kennedy Igboananike fired AIK ahead in the fifth minute, Amadou Jawo equalised for strugglers Djurgarden early in the second half.
You knew this was coming the minute news broke that New York City FC would be an MLS team by 2015. Whilst some papers in New York positively covered the joint venture between Man City and the New York Yankees to create a new MLS soccer team, other media outlets in NYC offered a very […]
Austria Vienna 4 – Mattersburg 0 (T-Mobile Bundesliga, May 22, 2103) Austria raced to a 3-0 lead after only 12 minutes with goals from Alexander Gorgon, Markus Suttner and Czech forward Tomas Jun. Gorgon completed the win with his second early in the second half to secure a first title in seven years. Austria Vienna fans sing […]
Shakhtar Donetsk 3 – Chernomorets Odessa o (Ukrainian Cup Final, May 22, 2013) Rumour Man City target Fernandinho blasted Shakhtar ahead in the 40th minute. Alex Teixeira doubled the lead in the 53rd with a neat low shot, while Taison capped the win with a stunning blast in the 73rd minute.
Soccer AM presenter Tubes – the much-loved rotund guest interviewer on the cult UK TV football show Soccer AM – scored an absolute screamer in a charity game at Birmingham City last weekend. Tubes, aka Peter Dale, was playing in a celebrity match at St Andrews for the Harry Moseley charity, when the chubby number 14 hit a cracker. The […]
NK Lokomotiva 3 – Hajduk Split 3 (Agg. 4-5) (Croatian Cup Final, May 22, 2013) Hajduk began the second leg in the capital 2-1 up, but within nine minutes it was all square as Mario Šitum struck for Lokomotiva. Goals from Ivan Vuković (45) and Tino-Sven Sušić (52) swung the tie back in the Split […]
Au revoir Rooney? Leading French sports paper L’Equipe has dropped a big transfer story on Wednesday afternoon reporting that PSG have begun negotiations with Manchester United for the acquisition of Wayne Rooney. L’Equipe claim that Rooney is “very interested” in a move to Paris, and they add extra hype to their story claiming that Rooney may be only the first […]
What you mean you don’t follow in the Isle of Man’s Canada Life Premier League?! St George’s ended their treble-winning season with a 2-2 draw against Peel on Tuesday evening, and the match played witness to an incredible volley from Andrew Crennell. Crennell broke the deadlock in the 27th minute with a corner routine straight off the training […]
Guangzhou Evergrande 3 – Central Coast Mariners 0 (Agg. 5-1) (AFC Champions League last-16, May 23, 2013) Brazilian midfielder Muriqui put Guangzhou ahead in only the seventh minute. Dario Conca made it 2-0 with a penalty in firs -half injury time, and the Argentine midfielder set up Gao Lin for the third goal midway through the second […]
“He’s big he’s brave he’s Spanish Dave. He makes great saves, he never shaves. He’s flying through the air, come and have a shot if you dare.” The transformation is complete. David De Gea has his own song at Manchester United, as the video below, from after the Premier League title parade last week, proves. The […]