The retired midfielder's goal was well before many fans were born, but will still impress nonetheless.
When Tottenham icon Glenn Hoddle was in his prime, it was well before many football fans--including this author--were even born.
The 57-year-old, who plied his trade with Spurs from 1975 to 1987, won numerous team and personal accolades in a glittering career that spanned 12 seasons before moving on to Monaco, followed by Swindon Town and hung up his boots after featuring for Chelsea both as... Read the rest of the article »
The former midfielder believes that the Red Devils would have been a better bet in the UCL than City.
They might have won the Premier League twice within the past three years, but that has not stopped Manchester City from being subject to criticism.
Despite being one of the wealthiest sides in Europe, City have found success in the Champions League hard to come by and only made their first appearance in the round of 16 last season, where they were dispatched by Barcelona.
This season... Read the rest of the article »
Reports claim that Rodgers could be already on his way out after the team's poor start to the season.
As Liverpool's struggles continue, more and more pressure is being piled on Brendan Rodgers' shoulders.
A shock 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace this weekend had fans up in arms as the Reds, who finished second last season, are presently in the bottom half of the table. A dismal 14 points from 12 games sees them just six points ahead of last-placed QPR.
While the club have not publicly... Read the rest of the article »
Manuel Pellegrini's men scored twice in the last ten minutes to earn their first victory in this season's group stage against Bayern Munich
Manchester City were about to be eliminated of the UEFA Champions League knockout stage, but Sergio Aguero's marvelous performance propelled the English champions to the second place in Group E, giving them the chance to play against Roma for a spot in the UCL's Round of 16.
Bayern Munich did not have an easy outing today at Etihad Stadium, after watching Moroccan defender Mehdi Benatia being... Read the rest of the article »
The Guadalajara-based team will try to earn a spot in the semifinals for the first time in more than 15 years. To do that, they will have to beat Monterrey
It's not easy to represent a team that hasn't been able to win a championship for 63 years. Furthermore, it can't be easy to promise you can go all the way when your club hasn't earned a spot in the semifinals since 1999, but Chilean midfielder Rodrigo Millar is confident his team can beat every statistic and finally give their fans a much needed joy after years avoiding relegation.
"I... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian superstar scored after 38 minutes against APOEL, surpassing the Spanish Real Madrid striker Raul and beating Cristiano Ronaldo for the record.
He's finally done it! Lionel Messi broke Raul's UEFA Champions League record today against APOEL Nicosia. The Argentinian has scored 72 goals with Barcelona in the European competition, and managed to beat Cristiano Ronaldo in their particular record-breaking feud.
Messi managed to score the second goal for Barcelona against the Cypriot side, eighteen minutes after Luis Suarez scored his first... Read the rest of the article »
The Italian coach explained why Khedira and Pepe stayed in Madrid, hinting Asier Illarramendi could be back playing a few minutes with Los Blancos.
Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti dismissed the possibility of rotating his team against Basel, since both teams need the three points to meet their respective goals. For Real Madrid's manager, tomorrow's game will be as hard as any, given Basel's need of a victory.
"It's going to be a good match, full of intensity. I've still got a few doubts about the team, but it will not change that much... Read the rest of the article »
Tuzos y Tigres arrancan la fase de cuartos de final de la liguilla del torneo Apertura 2014 de la Liga MX con un partido que sólo Telemundo transmitirá en vivo y en exclusiva para los Estados Unidos
Deportes Telemundo presenta el encuentro de cuartos de final de la liguilla por el título del torneo Apertura 2014 de la Liga MX entre los Tuzos del Pachuca y los Tigres de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, en vivo desde el estadio Hidalgo, este miércoles 26 de noviembre a las 9PM/8C/6PT por Telemundo, simultáneo por la cadena de cable mun2, en todas las... Read the rest of the article »
The Liga MX quarterfinals kick off with a game broadcast live in the US only on Telemundo
Deportes Telemundo presents Pachuca vs. Tigres in the first game of the Liga MX Torneo Apertura 2014 quarterfinals, live from Hidalgo Stadium this Wednesday, November 26 at 9PM/8C/6PT on Telemundo. The match will also be available simultaneously on the mun2 cable network, all deportestelemundo.com digital platforms and the Deportes Telemundo EN VIVO EXTRA app.
Acclaimed narrator Andrés... Read the rest of the article »
Watch heavily favored Barcelona visit Cypriot side APOEL in a meeting that could determine the fate of each team for this season's European competitions.
Matchday 5 of the UEFA Champions League will bring us an exciting match in Cyprus. Home side APOEL will host Barcelona, a team with high hopes after their 5-1 victory in La Liga against Sevilla, where they saw Argentinian Lionel Messi becoming the Spanish league's all time top scorer. Both teams need three points to keep some options in their near future.
The Cypriot side have only managed to... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City vs Bayern live streaming info and TV listings are available here. Watch this UEFA Champions League Group E match in your country online/on TV, on November 25, 2014.
Manchester City will be eliminated if they do not win the match and Roma wins their encounter against CSKA Moskva. All hope is not lost due to the fact that Bayern have already qualified and clinched top spot. In previous seasons, when Bayern was completely sure or at least relatively sure of top spot, they lost concentration and allowed City to beat them. This time, Bayern might field... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke vs Germany live streaming info and TV listings are available here. Watch this blockbuster UEFA Champions League clash in your country online/on TV on November 24, 2014.
Schalke have given Roberto Di Matteo a chance to prove his true worth. He is the man who "accidentally" won the UEFA Champions League, giving Chelsea their one and only Champions League trophy against all odds, allowing only one Bayern shot to hit the back of the net from 40 attempts and scoring the equalizer within minutes. Di Matteo and Chelsea's hero of that day is now back... Read the rest of the article »
After constant reports linking Chelsea with the German star, Mourinho has finally addressed them.
Throughout the course of the season, Marco Reus' future at Borussia Dortmund has been discussed endlessly.
First was the 25-year-old's decision to stall on signing a new contract, sending the rumor mill into overdrive about the German star's future with the struggling club. As a result, numerous clubs were linked with him, including, of course, Bayern Munich, who had already brought in his former... Read the rest of the article »
The Mexican player defended his team's merits during the regular season, but knows everything can be lost if they don't play correctly this week.
Even if the past few weeks were a little bit hard for them, striker Oribe Peralta believes the team can make it through the semi-final round in the Mexican Apertura playoffs, where they will have to recover their previous form to beat Pumas when the head-to-head series starts.
"We know what has happened to us during this past few weeks. We know what we have to do, and trying to get a good... Read the rest of the article »
The Belgian goalkeeper also compared Jose Mourinho to Diego Simeone, stating both coaches are expert motivators and great tacticians
Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has proved he can take huge responsibilities. After benching Petr Cech, the former Atletico Madrid shot-stopper revealed he had a hard time deciding to play for his current club, but in the end, he decided to move to England because it was time for him to make a change.
"The first two years over there were great, and Chelsea wanted me back. But after... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish coach spoke prior to their fifth Group stage match against APOEL, hinting they will fight hard to regain the group's top spot.
After last Saturday's match against Sevilla, it seems that Barcelona will regain their previous form. Nevertheless, coach Luis Enrique knows this will not be the only hard time his team will have to endure this season, and because of that, tomorrow's match against APOEL with give them a chance to build something good for their immediate future.
"I hope I'm wrong, but this will not be the... Read the rest of the article »
With the regular season over, eight teams will determine who will succeed León as the Apertura 2014 champions.
After an exciting regular season, eight teams have made it through to the Liga MX playoffs. This stage of the season usually provides fans with great matches, since teams give everything to earn the chance to play for the Apertura trophy.
For those who are not familiar with the playoff format, it is similar to that of the NBA playoffs. Every pairing will watch each team host one game... Read the rest of the article »
The French attacker netted another beauty in his side's 1-1 draw vs. Inter in the Derby della Madonnina.
As always, this edition of Serie A had its first Derby della Madonnina of the season, with Milan and Inter doing battle at the San Siro. Unlike other derby matches, the clash between the Rossoneri and the Nerazzurri is unique because it involves two teams not just from the same city, but who also happen to share the same stadium (Roma v. Lazio is another example).
For calcio fans, while the... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese boss was not pleased by recent comments by the Spanish defender about Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, in which he appeared to question the Chelsea duo's commitment to the national team.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has hit back at Sergio Ramos after making remarks about Chelsea's Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, telling the Blancos ace: “Get a masters and become a doctor before you talk about my players’ fitness”.
These comments by the Portuguese boss comes after the Real Madrid defender, who despite claiming he was not referring to Fabregas and Costa, appeared... Read the rest of the article »
The former Arsenal defender has not played a single minutes for Barcelona since his transfer.
If fans wanted to see Thomas Vermaelen in action, they will have to wait a bit longer.
The former Arsenal center back has yet to even play a single minute for Barcelona since making the switch this summer. The 29-year-old, who captained the Gunners in his last two seasons in England, also had some bad luck following him at the World Cup as he returned from Brazil injured and was unable to even... Read the rest of the article »