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Albion looking to end wait for local bragging rights

Posted Saturday, March 13, 2010 by PA58 hits

Stirling Albion will be looking for their first win over neighbours and league leaders Alloa this season when the pair meet for the third time. Fourth-placed Albion have lost both of their previous fixtures 1-0 and know victory this weekend would close the gap between the two sides to just four points. Andy Graham will be given until the last minute to prove his fitness while Ross Forsyth is i...Full Story »

Robinho Defends Kaka: "Real Madrid Always Blame The Foreigners"

Posted Friday, March 12, 2010 by Goal.com124 hits

RobinhoSantos striker Robinho has jumped to Kaka's defence as he attacks Real Madrid for "blaming the foreigners" after they crashed out of the Champions League. Robinho, who played for Real Madrid until his 2008 move to Manchester City, claims nothing has changed at the club. He feels Kaka has been made a scapegoat for the European failure against Lyon, and he has slammed the neg...Full Story »

Hat Trick Heroes: Nicklas Bendtner and Darren Bent

Posted Thursday, March 11, 2010 by Kickette.com111 hits

Ballers need breaks too, ya know. In fact, taking a mid-game breather on the pitch seems to be the preferred chillax method of treatment as of late. Last night, in the midst of completing a Champions League hat trick against FC Porto, Nicklas Bendtner rested his head, shoulders, knees and toes. And although watching him trot around in those base layers leaves us feeling weak as well, the clea...Full Story »

Bendtner treble as five-star Gunners punish Porto

Posted Tuesday, March 09, 2010 by PA86 hits

Nicklas Bendtner grabbed a hat-trick as Arsenal cruised into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Porto at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners were trailing 2-1 from the first leg and had to do without injured captain Cesc Fabregas. However, Arsene Wenger's young team rose to the challenge as a first-half brace from Bendtner - who missed a string of chance...Full Story »

Scholes strike sends United top

Posted Sunday, March 07, 2010 by PA74 hits

Paul Scholes claimed his 100th Premier League goal in the 1-0 victory over Wolves which sent Manchester United back to the top of the table. Scholes struck 17 minutes from time to settle a tense encounter with relegation-threatened Wolves. The Red Devils laboured badly at times without injured talisman Wayne Rooney, who Sir Alex Ferguson rates as "a big doubt" for Wednesday's Champions Lea...Full Story »

Piquionne sends Pompey to Wembley

Posted Saturday, March 06, 2010 by PA36 hits

Portsmouth's season has included four different owners and the threat of liquidation - but it will also have a trip to Wembley after Frederic Piquionne earned them a 2-0 victory over Birmingham. Pompey, saddled with debt and being pursued by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, will earn more than £600,000 in prize money and broadcasting fees for reaching the FA Cup semi-final but money wa...Full Story »

World Cup dream ends for Owen

Posted Friday, March 05, 2010 by PA93 hits

Michael Owen's dream of representing England in South Africa this summer appears over after he was ruled out for the rest of the season with a hamstring injury. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed on Friday that the striker would miss the rest of the campaign after suffering the injury in the Carling Cup final victory over Aston Villa last Sunday. Owen, who scored in the We...Full Story »

Terry defends performance levels

Posted Friday, March 05, 2010 by PA80 hits

Chelsea captain John Terry has dismissed suggestions his form has taken a battering since his alleged affair with Vanessa Perroncel hit the headlines. Terry was at fault for both Everton goals in their defeat on Merseyside and then allowed Inter Milan striker Diego Milito to score inside three minutes in their Champions League clash at the San Siro. Terry was then part of a defence that co...Full Story »

Money there for Fergie to spend - Gill

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by PA53 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson can still count on the £80million received from the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to spend on new players in the summer, according to Manchester United chief executive David Gill. United's owners the Glazer family counted the income from Ronaldo's sale as contributing to their profits last year but Gill said the money was still there for Ferguson in the form of cash in the ...Full Story »

Uruguay beats Switzerland 3-1 in friendly

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport65 hits

ST. GALLEN, Switzerland (AP)—Diego Forlan, Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani scored as Uruguay came from behind to beat Switzerland 3-1 in a friendly between two World Cup qualifiers. Captain and midfielder Gokhan Inler gave Switzerland the lead in the 29th minute by converting a penalty. Atletico Madrid striker Forlan equalized six minutes later and Suarez gave Uruguay the lead shortly a...Full Story »

Sweden beats Wales 1-0 in friendly

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport72 hits

SWANSEA, Wales (AP)—Johan Elmander fired Sweden to a 1-0 victory over Wales an international friendly on Wednesday with a goal in the final minute of the first half. Ola Toivonen headed the ball into the Wales net only for it to be harshly ruled out for offside at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium. AP - Mar 3, 3:46 pm EST World Soccer Gallery But Elmander collected the loose ball from a ...Full Story »

Slovenia beats Qatar 4-1 in friendly

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport77 hits

MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP)—Slovenia boosted its confidence ahead of the World Cup with a 4-1 victory over Qatar in a friendly on Wednesday. Slovenia was aggressive from the start, with Milivoje Novakovic opening the scoring in the 13th minute and Bostjan Cesar adding a second in the 30th after collecting a pass from Andraz Kirm, who then made it 3-0 just four minutes later. AP - Mar 3, 4:1...Full Story »

Northern Irish beaten

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by PA53 hits

A goal from Ervin Skela after 25 minutes condemned Northern Ireland to a 1-0 defeat in their friendly against Albania in Tirana. It means their dreadful record on the road continues with only three victories achieved in 22 internationals. On a dreadful pitch Northern Ireland improved in the second half and Stephen Craigan twice saw efforts come back off the woodwork.Full Story »

Hungary and Russia draw 1-1 in friendly

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport56 hits

GYOR, Hungary (AP)—Guus Hiddink’s last match as Russia coach saw his team draw 1-1 with Hungary in an international friendly. Hungary went ahead in the 39th minute when Vilmos Vanczak scored his first goal for his national team, the defender controlling the ball in the penalty area and beating Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev from 10 yards out. AP - Mar 3, 2:04 pm EST 1 of 6 World...Full Story »

Serbia beats Algeria 3-0 in a friendly

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport78 hits

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP)—An early goal from Marko Pantelic and second-half strikes by substitutes Zdravko Kuzmanovic and Dusko Tosic gave Serbia a 3-0 win over fellow World Cup qualifier Algeria in a friendly match on Wednesday. Ajax striker Pantelic opened the scoring in the 15th minute after Algeria goalkeeper Lounes Gaouaoui came for a cross and missed it. Following a swift counterattack...Full Story »

Turkey beats Honduras 2-0 in friendly

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport82 hits

ISTANBUL (AP)—Emre Gungor and Hamit Altintop scored to give Turkey a 2-0 win over Honduras in an international friendly match in Istanbul. Arda Turan headed a corner from the right down to the feet of defender Emre, who made no mistake from close range to open the scoring in the 41st minute. AP - Mar 3, 1:28 pm EST 1 of 3 World Soccer Gallery Hamit then slammed the ball from the edge o...Full Story »

Evans out for Northern Ireland

Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2010 by PA47 hits

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has pulled out of Northern Ireland's friendly against Albania on Wednesday. Evans was returning home on Tuesday after taking a knock on his knee during the Carling Cup victory over Aston Villa on Sunday at Wembley. The decision was taken when he was re-assessed on Tuesday morning by the Northern Ireland medical staff after missing training on Monday ni...Full Story »

International Friendly: USA vs. Netherlands

Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2010 by Goal.com206 hits

The USA has never defeated the Dutch. Who: United States vs. The NetherlandsWhat: International FriendlyWhen: 2:30 ET; Wednesday, March 3Where: Amsterdam ArenA; Amsterdam, NetherlandsTV: ESPN2 and Galavision The full United States Men's National Team faces their first true test of 2010 with a match against world No. 3, the Netherlands. For coach Bob Bradley, it's an opportunity to see his A-te...Full Story »

International Friendly: Brazil - Ireland

Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2010 by Goal.com283 hits

Selecao tune up for the World Cup in London. Kick-Off: Tuesday March 2, 2010; 2105 CET, Emirates Stadium, London Adriano Returns, 'Dinho Doesn't A lot of the talk in the build-up to this fixture has centerd on one player who will definitely not be there; Ronaldinho. The Milan playmaker has been in blistering form for his Italian club, contributing a significant percentage of the Rossoneri's...Full Story »

International Friendly: Mexico vs. New Zealand

Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2010 by Goal.com241 hits

Mexico and New Zealand play on Wednesday in the only FIFA date before the World Cup. Who: Mexico vs. New ZealandWhat: International FriendlyWhen: 11 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Mar. 3Where: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.TV: Telemundo El Tricolor will face off against New Zealand in the only FIFA date before the World Cup rosters are announced. Manager Javier Aguirre has called on nine European-based pl...Full Story »

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