Malawi draw 2-2 with Kenya; Namibia hold Nigeria to a score draw

Malawi 2 – Kenya 2 (African World Cup Qualifying, June 12, 2013) Robin Ngalande scored the opening goal for Malawi in the 46th minute but Karuturi Sports forward Andrew Murunga levelled matters for Kenya in the 52nd minute. Robert Ng’ambi then stretched the lead for the homeside in the 80th minute with Chimango Kayira scoring an own […]

Chelsea willing to pay Edinson Cavani’s €63m buyout clause [Mediaset]

The rumours on Edinson Cavani to Chelsea are getting stronger and a bid is close to being placed, according to Italian website Mediaset this evening. They believe that Chelsea are willing to pay the 63 million euro buyout clause for the Uruguayan striker and Roman Abramovich is readying his cheque book. Mediaset base this information […]

Euro U21’s: Sumptuous Spain stroll to 3-0 win over 2nd placed Holland

Spain U21s 3 – Holland U21s 0 (Under 21 European Championship, June 12, 2013) Alvaro Morata gave Spain the lead for the third time in a row, slotting into an empty net. Isco doubled their lead soonafter, showing a great first touch and a cool finish. Alvaro Vasquez completed the victory late on, adding a third from […]

Germany U21s bow out with a 2-1 win over Russia

Russia U21s 1 – Germany U21s 2 (Under 21 European Championship, June 12, 2013) Alan Dzagoev finished an intricate Russian passing move to make it 1-0. Patrick Herrmann nipped in to equalise for the Germans. Sebastian Rudy scored from the penalty spot to give Germany the lead for the first time in the tournament.

Golazo! A stunning backheel volley from Lukas Spalvis (Lithuania U21) v Finland U21

A wonderful goal was scored in Lithuania U21s 2-2 draw in Finland on Tuesday. Playing in the Under-21s European Championship qualifier in Oulu, Lithuania went 2-1 ahead in the 70th minute when a terrific team move was capped by a wonderful finish from Lukas Spalvis. Lithuania carved an opening through Finland’s backline with a neat interchange of passing on […]

In Pictures: Aston Villa release images of their brand new 2013-14 home & away kits

Aston Villa have released pictures of their brand new 2013-14 home and away kits. The shirts are made by Macron. The Villains home kit stays true to the claret and blue traditional colours of the Midlanders, with the club claiming “the home shirt retains the traditional look of Villa kits from past eras, closely resembling the shirt worn […]

Infographic: Everyone who has a role in player recruitment at Liverpool

Kudos to @BreakfastPercy for producing a rather clever infographic on how player recruitment works at Liverpool. With transfer silly season just a few weeks in, this graphic should be sobering for supporters of Liverpool and other big Premier League sides. Ultimately, there is tremendous work now being put into player recruitment by the biggest clubs. […]

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