Archive | June 10, 2013

LOLZ: Arsenal linked to Benfica’s average left-back Lorenzo Melgarejo [O Jogo]

Sometimes there are transfer tales which could be true and sometimes their are fat porkies. This one belongs to the second category. Portuguese website O Jogo appears to have been manipulated by the agent of Benfica left-back Lorenzo Melgarejo by posting an article linking the Paraguayan with a move to Arsenal. Rest assured, Melgarejo will never join the Emirates. Benfica […]

Estudiantes-Lanus suspended as a fan dies; Newells hit Union for five; Argentinos draw in San Lorenzo

Estudiantes 2 – Lanus 0 (Match Suspended) (Clausura, June 10, 2013) A fan was killed and another badly injured during fighting between hooligan barrabravas and riot police before an Argentine first division match in La Plata. Newell’s Old Boys 5 – Union 0 (Clausura, June 10, 2013) A brace from Maxi Rodriguez helped power the win, while Gabriel Heinze, […]

Jan Szczęsny, brother of Arsenal’s Wojciech, drops a clanger in the Polish 6th division

We’re indebted to Polish journalist @rightbankwarsaw for sending us this video. The Szczęsnys are a Polish goalkeeping dynasty. Father Maciej Szczęsny won four Polish championships with four different clubs during his goalkeeping career, including playing in the European Cup with Legia Warsaw and Widzew Łódź, and he also represented his country on seven occasions. Son Wojciech is well known, being a modern day star […]