Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger weighing up move for Benfica’s Nicolas Gaitan [A Bola]

Expect to see this rumour regurgitated in the English press over the coming days… Portuguese paper A Bola have claimed on Sunday afternoon that Arsenal are interested in Benfica’s Ncolas Gaitan. The 25-year-old Argentine was impressive for Benfica in what was a fine season until they came unstuck in three competitions within the final few […]

U21s: Awesome Holland thrash 10 man Russia 5-1

Netherlands U21 5 – Russia U21 1 (Under 21 European Championship, June 9, 2013) (Alternative highlights.) Georginio Wijnaldum scored his second of the tournament to give Holland the lead with a wonderful right footed strike. Luuk de Jong made it 2-0 with a cushioned header. DenisCheryshev  pulled one back for 10 man Russia with a simple finish. […]

Luis Figo golazo leads Real Madrid Legends to 2-1 win over Juventus Legends

Real Madrid Legends 2 – Juventus Legends 1 (Friendly, June 9, 2013) (Extended highlights)Luis Figo fired Real Madrid into the lead in the 6th minute with a powerful strike. Paolo Montero equalised for Juventus after a fine team move. Ivan Perez slotted into an empty net to make it 2-1 Real Madrid. Still got it! […]

The 68 goals scored by Belgians in the Premier League 2012-13

The buzz around Belgium football seems to be constantly on the rise at the moment, with the momentum fueled by a hugely talented crop of players all maturing at the same time. Belgium are well on their way to Brazil 2014 after beating Serbia last weekend, and whether it’s internationally or in club football their […]

Zimbabwe swatted aside as Salah’s hat-trick lifts Egypt to victory

Zimbabwe 2 – Egypt 4 (African World Cup Qualifying, June 9, 2013) Egypt took the lead in the 5th minute through Mohamed Abo Trika, but Zimbabwe hit back in the 21st when Knowledge Musona was freed through the middle and the forward chipped in the leveller. The Pharaohs retook the lead  in the 41st minute when Mohamed Salah latched onto a ball over […]

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