Attacking Soccer Archives for January 2010

Wycombe Strike Early But Fail to Hang On

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Wycombe got a dream start against League Two strugglers Lincoln City but failed capitalise the opponents who fought back from a goal down twice to share the points at Adams Park.

Wycombe took the lead after just 48 seconds, Kevin Betsy with the goal for the home side who looked comfortable on the ball in every area of the pitch, until Mustapha Carayol scored a spectacular equaliser for the Imps in the 21st minute, Lincoln's first away goal in four games.

Week-end Soccer Tips (Oct 30)

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It's been an unpredictable season thus far for us punters, who would have guessed that Blackpool would overturn Liverpool or Everton peg United back with two ninety minute goals, so thread carefully when you decide to part with your hard earned cash. Below are our tips for this week-ends Soccer and with a bit of luck we can be ahead of the bookie's come the end of the day.

Italy Given 3-0 Win After Serb Riot

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Italy have been given a 3-0 win over Serbia in Group C of the Euro 2012 qualifiers after the game was abandoned after six minutes in October as Serb fans rioted in Genoa.

The match was abandoned after Serbian fan's threw flares onto the pitch and also the Italian fans with some Serbs trying to get into the home crowd.

Blackpool Taken to Court by Club Captain Charlie Adam

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Blackpool captain Charlie Adam is taken his club to Court in a row over unpaid bonuses.

Adam who joined the Tangerines from Rangers in 2009, claims he is owed £20,000 as part of his contract in which Blackpool promise the midfielder if the club escaped relegation from from the Championship last season.

Italian Football Authorities Ban Player for Diving

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It's been getting worse and worse every year in the game player's diving, but it maybe a thing of the past if Italian soccer chiefs have their way and rightly so.

This week Serie AÂ Authorities banned Juventus winger Milos Krasnic for diving to win a penalty against Bologna, after using Video evidence.

David Beckham Hidden Camera Fun With Ellen

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You have to love this absolutely hilarious, and shows that David Beckham has a funny bone. Not sure how he is able to keep a straight face throughout it, especially with Ellen Degeneres making wild requests!

Buy adidas David Beckham LA Galaxy Home Jersey 10/11

Who Will Replace Edwin Van der Sar?

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Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Van der Sar recently rubbished reports that he was going to retire at the end of the current 2010/11 EPL season. But the big Dutchman turns 40 at the end of October and is certainly nearing the end of his Manchester United career.

Bebe Score’s on United Debut

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Manchester United beat Wolves 3-2 Â to-night in the League Cup at Old Trafford, with debutant Bebe opening the scoring for United with a neat chip over the Wolves keeper.

Bebe looked impressive and ready to prove his worth to-night but didn't play as an out and out striker, he instead hugged the right touchline giving strike partner Macheda the central role.

Paul the Octopus Goes to Big Ocean in The Sky

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One of the unlikeliest stars of this Summer's World Cup in South Africa, Paul the Octopus passed away Monday of natural causes aged two, which is the average life span of an Octopus.

Paul the Octopus shot to fame after correctly predicting a Spain win against Holland in this Summer's World Cup Final, which was broadcast on live German TV, he had earlier predicted all of Germany's ties correctly.

Arsenal – Beauty in Winning and Losing

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No matter what the result, win lose or draw, one thing is for sure Arsenal have the ability to play beautiful football. It has always been a staple of Arsene Wenger's teams. This video depicts the ups and downs of the team and really pays homage to a team that know how to do things in style.

EPL Own Goal Kings

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Aston Villa's Richard Dunne and a Liverpool's Jamie Carragher kept up their dual to become the own goal kings at the week-end.

Dunne stuck away his 8 own goal with a finish any striker would be proud of as Villa slumped to a 1-0 defeat to Sunderland.

While Jamie Carragher kept pace with his rival scoring his seventh EPL own goal of his career.

Puma – Journey of Football

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Pretty sweet video from Puma this was released before the start of the World Cup in South Africa this past summer. The video depicts the celebration of soccer culture in Africa.

PSV Eindhoven 10-0 Feyenoord Highlights

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Former Dutch Eredivisie champions Feyenoord crashed to the worst defeat in club history over the weekend, losing 10-0 to league leaders PSV Eindhoven. Feyenoord played the majority of the game with 10 men after Kelvin Leerdam was sent off early in the game.

A/S Sunday Newspaper Gossip (Oct 24)

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After a week of will he, won't he, Wayne Rooney finally puts pen to paper to keep him at the club for another five years. Find out below if United are good to their word as they assured Rooney they were ready to bring more top stars to the club.

Manchester United are ready to launch a double swoop for Tottenham's Gareth Bale and Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery.

Ronaldo Grabs Four as Madrid Fire Title Warning

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It was the Cristiano Ronaldo show last night as Real thumped Racing Santander 6-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu to reclaim top spot in La Liga from bitter rivals Barcelona who beat Real Zaragoza 2-0 with another awesome Lionel Messi performance.

Ronaldo grabbed a brace before half-time in this one sided affair with Gonzalo Higuain gettinng the opener for the Galactico's in the tenth minute before Ronaldo added his first five minutes later and his second came in the 27th minute giving Real a 3-0 half-time lead.

Wycombe Triumph in 7 Goal Thriller

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Wycombe got back to winning ways today after last weeks defeat to Chesterfield people were asking the question are Wycombe good enough to win League Two and they answered those questions in dramatic fashion today in a 7 goal thriller at Rotherham, this game had everything great football, seven goals and end to end stuff, this is why it is the beautiful game.

United International Midfielder on The Move

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Manchester United's Northern Ireland International midfielder Corry Evans has moved to Carlisle on a month long loan.

The highly rated United starlet becomes the third United player to join Carlisle this season, where he will link up with fellow United defender John Chester who has been a permanent fixture in the Carlisle starting 11 since his loan move.

Wayne Rooney Signs Contract

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In what can only be described as one of the most turbulent weeks in Sir Alex Ferguson's time at Manchester United, Wayne Rooney has sensationally put pen to paper and signed a new 5 year deal.

Over the past week, Rooney has gone from telling the media he was not going to resign for Manchester United as he felt there was no ambition, to apologizing and telling the fans it will be his performances where he will try win them back over.

Liverpool Fans Stabbed and Attacked in Naples

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NumerousLiverpool Fans have been attacked in the City of Naples ahead of Liverpool's Europa Cup tie with Napoli in violent scenes.

Three of the fans were stabbed, one discharged himself to go to the game, while the other two were being kept in hospital overnight.

Rooney Reveals Reason’s For Leaving United

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Wayne Rooney released a statement today outlining the reasons for him wanting to Leave United. He explained that he wants to win trophies and blamed United for not adding top-names to the squad in the last transfer window.

He also explained he sat down with David Gill to negotiate a new contract two days before the start of the season and asked him about the club's transfer policy, when told United were not adding too the squad he told him he wasn't signing a new contract and that he wanted to leave the club after six trophy laden years, he also maintains his ambitions of winning trophies did not match the clubs.

Wayen Rooney: “I Want to Leave”

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Yesterday Sir Alex Ferguson had his say, today it was Wayne Rooney.

In what is sure to add extra fire to the anger towards the Glazer ownership of Manchester United, Rooney released a statement saying it was the future direction of the team that is the reason behind his decision.

Advertising Boards Cause Freak Accident

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During a game between Orlando Pirates and the Black Leopards, a freak wind storm blew advertising boards flying across the soccer field, striking a linesman and several players this one is bizarre!

Rooney Out, Torres In

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Alex Ferguson today confirmed that striker Wayne Rooney Wants to Leave the club and denies their was a falling out between the pair as suggested by the media.

Ferguson also confirmed Rooney will not play in Wednesday's Champions League tie against Bursaspur after the striker had to be stretchered off the training ground with an ankle injury, he didn't reveal whether it was the same ankle that Rooney denied was injured in an interview after England's draw with Montenegro last week.

Wenger Turns Blind Eye to Gunners Tackles

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We've heard it for weeks, months even years from Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, how his team need more protection from player's who go over the top in tackles and how player's who do so should get lengthy bans.

But when it's his own player's dishing out the over the top challenges, he tries defending them by saying they were mis-timed challenges, well maybe Jack Wiltshires challenge Above was mis-timed but so was Stoke defender Ryan Shawcross's challenge on Aaron Ramsey mis-timed, Wenger want this player banned from ever playing again for this challenge bit two faced don't ye think.

Newcastle Striker Bailed to Captain’s House

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Trouble seems to follow Newcastle striker Andy Carroll everywhere, he has had numerous run ins with the law and today he appeared at Tynedale Magistrates Court in Hexham after being arrested Sunday night for assaulting his ex-girlfriend Laurie Henderson at her home.

Carroll has denied the charge claiming self defence, he was granted bail on condition he lives in Newcastle Captain Kevin Nolan house, the case was adjourned until January10.

Wayne Rooney to Leave Manchester United

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Exactly what no Manchester United supporter wants to hear but it seems like Wayne Rooney is on his way out of the club.

It is hard to contemplate how quickly Rooney's career has completely turned on its head. In March, the England striker was being tipped to win the World Player of the Year award after banging in 34 goals last season.

A/S Sunday Newspaper Gossip (Oct 17)

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Today's Sunday Newspapers are thronged with Manchester United Keeper Edwin Van Der Sar's Blunder as United Again threw away a two goal lead this time at relegation candidates West Brom. However below are the other gossip doing the rounds in todays Sunday Newspapers in the UK.

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson could sign Tottenham duo Luka Modric and Tom Huddlestone, using Michael Carrick and Anderson to sweeten the deal.

Blunder “Van United”

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Manchester United shot themselves in the foot 3rd time in a matter of weeks, losing another two goal lead this time at Old Trafford against relegation favourites West Brom.

United have now thrown away leads four times already this season against Liverpool in a game which they won thanks to a Dimitar Berbatov hat-trick after conceding two sloppy goals, one of which defender Jonny Evans needlessly gave away a penalty when taking down Fernando Torres in the box.

Unbeaten Run Comes to an End

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Wycombe's 6 Game Unbeaten Run came to an end today when fellow League Two title chasers Chesterfield came away fro Adams Park with all 3 points which could prove vital come may.

The game began brightly for the Chairboys as they commanded the game in every department but in the 27th minute, Chesterfields Craig Davies gave the visitors the lead totally against the run of play with only their first meaningful attack, a lead they kept for the remainder of the half.

Donovan vs Nash FIFA 2011 Part II

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You have to love this latest video in the Steve Nash versus Landon Donovan series for the release of FIFA 2011 and also the impending battle that both will face at the EA SPORTS Pro Player Challenge. The EA SPORTS Pro Player Challenge will pit pro soccer players against each other to see who is the best gamer.

Rooney Don’t Cross Fergie, Here’s Ten Who Did?

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Wayne Rooney has dismissed United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's claim that he has an ankle injury which has kept him sidelined from the United line-up for the last three United games against Everton, Sunderland and Valencia.

Fergie claimed Rooney had an ankle injury which he kept from the United medical staff and needed to be rested for the three games to recover which Rooney has flatly denied.

Chelsea Medic Fails to Diagnose Benayoun Injury

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Chelsea will be without midfielder Yossi Benayoun (30) for up to 6 months after the Chelsea Medical staff failed to diagnose his Achilles injury picked up on September 22 against Newcastle.

The Israeli midfielder arrived for International Duty for Israel's Euro 2012 ties against Croatia and Greece
, however a scan on his Achilles Tendon showed he had pulled his Achilles which will need surgery.

Tonights Euro 2012 Results and Scorers (Oct 12)

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The Euro 2012 bandwagon continued on it's merry way tonight with mixed results. Shock of the night was Azerbaijan beating Turkey. Below are all the Results and Scorers from tonight's important ties.

Group A

Azerbaijan  1 -  0 Turkey
Sadygou '38

Belgium  4 -  4 Austria
Vossen '12             Schiemer '14, '63
Fellaini '47Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Arnautovic '30
Ogunjimi '87Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Harnik'90
Lomberts '89

Kazakhstan  0 -  3 Germany
Klose'48
Gomez '76
Podolski '85

Group B

Armenia   4    -   0   Andorra
Ghazaryan '4
Mkhitaryan '16
Mousisyan '33
Pizzelli '52

Macedonia  0 -  1 Russia
Kerzhakov '8

Slovakia  1 -  1 Rep.

To-nights Euro 2012 Results and Scorers (Oct 12)

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The Euro 2012 bandwagon continued on it's merry way tonight with mixed results. Shock of the night was Azerbaijan beating Turkey. Below are all the Results and Scorers from tonight's important ties.

Group A

Azerbaijan  1 -  0 Turkey
Sadygou '38

Belgium  4 -  4 Austria
Vossen '12             Schiemer '14, '63Â
Fellaini '47Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Arnautovic '30
Ogunjimi '87Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Harnik'90
Lomberts '89

Kazakhstan  0 -  3 Germany
                                           Klose'48
                                            Gomez '76
                                            Podolski '85

Group B

Armenia   4    -   0   Andorra
Ghazaryan '4
Mkhitaryan '16
Mousisyan '33
Pizzelli '52

Macedonia  0 -  1 Russia
                                          Kerzhakov '8

Slovakia  1 -  1 Rep.

The Barcelona Passing Game

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So not quiet soccer but check out the passing game! My question is do all Barcelona teams practice the same style?

Highlight from last weeks FC Barcelona vs LA Lakers game.

Liverpool Players to Blame says Piers morgan

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With all the controversy currently going on at Liverpool football club, I found this extremely interesting article in the Daily Mail by America's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan. Lets be honest, and I have been saying this for the past few weeks, no matter what is going on off the field, players have no excuses for dropping the level of their performances.

Owen Hargreaves Final Comeback

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Owen Hargreaves has admitted that his current fight to recover from a knee tendinitis problem will be his last if it is not successful. The 29 year old Manchester United midfielder has suffered set back after set back in his bid to get back into action.

Sir Alex Ferguson is full of admiration for Hargreaves, but has never hurried his return.

West Ham Moving to the Olympic Stadium

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West Ham United's hopes of moving into the newly built Olympic Stadium in London after the 2012 Games moved a step closer on Monday when the UK governing body of athletics gave its official backing to the east London club's plans.

The Hammers biggest rivals for rights to the stadium is currently cross-city rivals Tottenham Hotspurs.

Wycombe Unveil Secret to Unbeaten Run

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Wycombe Wanderers have revealed how Yoga has helped the Club to their six game Unbeaten Run.

Midfielder Matt Bloomfield (26) seems to be a big fan of the new regime explaining: "It was a bit of a laugh to start with. But it took a few lads by surprise just how tough it is.

Wycombe Unbeaten in Six

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Wycombe continued their impressive form on Saturday beating Burton Albion 2-1 away which sees them move into sixth place in League Two and also unbeaten in their last six games, with four wins against Barnet, Stevenage
, Colchester and Burton and two draws against Aldershot and Shrewsbury respectively.

A/S Sunday Newspaper Gossip (Oct 10)

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The EPL had a break this week due to the International Week , but EPL bosses and clubs have been flat out eyeing up their January transfer targets nonetheless and below are some of the gossip headlining today's Sunday newspapers in the UK.

Manchester United are set to replace keeper Edwin Van Der Sar with 24 year-old German keeper Manuel Neuer.

Euro 2012 Results and Scorers (Oct 8)

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The road to continues to Poland and Ukraine tonight with all the Qualifiers Groups Results and scorers below. It was a mixed bag of results with most Groups still tightly contested. Check your Countries results and scorers from Game One and Game Two by clicking the links.

Group A

Kazakhstan 0 - 2 Belgium
                                      Ogunjimi '52, '70

Austria   3  -   0   Azerbaijan
Prodl '3
Arnautovic '53, '90

Germany  3 -  0 Turkey
Klose '42, '87
Ozil '79

Group B

Andorra 0 - 2 Macedonia
                                 Naumoski '42
                                  Sikov '60

Armenia   3  -   1  Slovakia
Mousijyan '23Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Weiss'37
Ghazaryan '50
Mkhitaryan '89

Rep.

Liverpool Takeover Questions and Answers

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Q: What has led to the current crisis at Liverpool?
A: The current Liverpool board, led by independent chairman Martin Broughton (who is also chairman of British Airways), have accepted a £300m offer to buy the club from Red Sox Franchise owners, New England Sports Venture.

Liverpool FC Face Points Deduction

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Liverpool FC could face a possible nine point deduction, if their proposed takeover from New England Sports Venture is continually blocked by current c-owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett it has been revealed tonight.

Hicks and Gillett have until October 15 to pay off their debt of £280M, if they don't the Royal Bank of Scotland could put the club into administration with immediate effect.

De Jong Challenge Versus Henry Challenge Which Was Worse?

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Manchester City's Nigel De Jong is getting a lot of stick for his challenge on Newcastle's Ben Arfa, but I think this challenge was way worse only their was no broken bones involved but it could have been a broken neck. Watch Below and give me your views.

Wycombe Win First Johnstones Paint Tie Since 2006

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Wycombe stunned League One side Colchester last night with a wonderful 2-0 win in this Johnstones Paint Trophy tie, Wycombe's first win in the competition since 2006.

Wycombe manager Gary Waddock made five changes to the side who beat Stevenage at the week-end, but the result was the same 2-0.

Dear Mr Hicks – Liverpool Fans Want You Out!

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Not much to be said here Liverpool fans want to see some change and now. And by changes, removal of the clubs American owners. Passion and emotions are quiet evident, especially after the loss earlier this week to Blackpool.

Support the cause get your hands on a Liverpool Home Techfit Jersey.

Giggs Tells of “Ultimate” Dream

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He is one of the most decorated players ever in English football with 11 Premier Leagues, 4 F.A Cups, 3 League Cups, 8 Community Shields, 2 Champions Leagues, 1 Super Cup, 1 Intercontinental Cup and a FIFA Club World Cup any many more Individual Awardshis name is Ryan Giggs.

Ryan Giggs Has Achieved all this with one club, the-club he supported as a boy in Cardiff, Â Wales the place of his birth a place he is proud off.

FIFA Ban Nigeria

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FIFA today banned Nigeria from International competition in all age restricted competition with immediate effect after Government Interferenceafter Nigeria's dismal World Cup showing in South Africa in the Summer.

FIFA issued a statement saying: "The FIFA Emergency Committee decided today to suspend the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect on account of government interference.

Liverpool Fall to Blackpool – Fans Call For Dalglish

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Who would have thought at the start of the season that Blackpool would be leaving Anfield with all 3 points!

Charlie Adam fired Blackpool in front from the spot after 29 minutes when defender Glen Johnson sent Luke Varney crashing. And it was Varney himself who doubled the lead on the stroke of half-time, hammering home from Gary Taylor-Fletcher's superb pass.

Nigel De Jong Challenge on Hatem Ben Arfa

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Less than 3 minutes into the game, Man City midfielder Nigel De Jong made an extremely rash challenge on Newcastle's Hatem Ben Arfa that left the on-loan Marseille winger with a broken leg. X-rays showed a broken tibia and fibula and the midfielder will have surgery Monday morning.

A/S Sunday Newspaper Gossip (Oct 3)

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Tottenham fans will be re-naming the ground White Vaart Lane if the Dutchman continues his awesome form, maybe Fergie should have looked to sign the player instead of Bebe who he never seen playing before joining the Red Devils in the Summer. Below are some of the major stories headlining the Sunday Newspapers in the UK.

Puma Project Pink Update

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A few weeks back, Puma Project Pink was released a collaboration between Puma and the WPS to help bring awareness to the fight against Breast Cancer. With several family members who have been impacted by Breast Cancer, I am personally 100% this initiative and encourage all to get involved in the following ways:

  • Voting is officially live at wps.

Wycombe Looking More Like Promotion Contenders

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Wycombe Wanderers are looking more and more like Promotion Candidates after securing their second win inside a week and their first away win of the season against a much fancied Stevenage out-fit 2-0.

Wycombe boss Gary Waddock named an un-changed team to that, that Beat Barnet in mid-week and they again repaid their managers faith in them recording a comfortable 2-0 victory over Stevenage, which leaves the Chairboys 7 points behind leaders Port Vale in seventh position.

Liverpool Striker May Leave

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Liverpool's Serbian striker Milan Jovanovic has said he may Liverpool after just two months at the club.

Jovanovic who signed on a free transfer from Belgian club Standard Liege is unhappy about his lack of playing time with the club having been left out of the starting IX in the last few matches.