Against Valencia on Sunday, Lionel Messi scored in Barca's 2- defeat to end one of the worst scoring droughts of his career. The goal was Messi's 500th in all competitions, 50 for Argentina and 450 for Barcelona in what has been a remarkable career.
What is really amazing is that when you look at the competitions that Messi has scored in, he is the all-time leader in goals in almost all of them.
Projecting the Integration of Carlo Ancelotti's Tactics at Bayern Munich - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
With Pep Guardiola set to leave FC Bayern Munchen at the end of the 2015-2016 season, 3-time Champions League winner Carlo Ancelotti has been picked to replace the Catalan man at Saebener Strasse next summer.
It's now or never for many teams on fringe of qualifying for the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League.
In Tuesday's headline match, VfL Wolfsburg hosts Manchester United at Volkswagen Arena. The German club sits one point above its Matchday 6 foe, and has won three of its last four games in all competitions.
2015 European Player Rankings: Best 25 Strikers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This is the secondin a series of European player rankings that will cover each position on the pitch. Each player is assigned to a position based on their natural propensity and where they were deployed this past season, with more weight given to the latter.
The schedule for this summer's fourth annual International Champions Cup pre-season tournament has been released, with shock Premier League leaders Leicester taking their place among the big boys of European football in a mouth-watering line-up.
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The Foxes, along with Chelsea, Liverpool and Celtic will take part in the main competition, which will be mostly held in the USA, with the Blues and the Reds going head to head inPasadena.
Jurgen Klopp laughs at Bayern Munich's loss to former team Mainz - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool manager oversaw his team get a delightful 3-0 win over Manchester City that must have soothed the pain of the League Cup defeat days ago. Goals from Adam Lallana, James Milner and Roberto Firmino ensured the Reds went into the eighth place, one point behind Stoke and with a game in hand.
Ahoy there Pies fans! Another long, ludicrous and wildly entertaining season of football is almost at an end...but not quite. There is the small matter of the Champions League Final still to come.
To celebrate, how about getting your hands on an entire summer's worth of free takeaway?
As you're probably aware, the Champions League Final kicks off between Barcelona and Juventus this weekendand Hungry House willbe rewarding one lucky football fan with a whopping great takeaway voucher £500 worth to be precise!
It is squeaky-bum time for both Man United and Arsenal fans, but let's make it interesting by having another "win a JustArsenal T-Shirt" competition. We are giving our readers another chance to win of our beautiful LIMITED EDITION T-shirts to show off to your mates. This week we've partnered up with a friend to promote [.
When playing in so many competitions throughout a season, a team must consider what it takes to be successful in each competition. To win in the Capital One Cup, Chelsea simply needed to outclass a few lower league teams. Then they battled their way past Liverpool into the finals. The Premier League however, has a whole different agenda in order to be successful.
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Continuing to update stats, here's a look at the landmark goals in Sporting KC's history. In the 2015 season KC hit three landmark goals, 1,000 goals in all competitions, 500 league goals at home, and 600 goals in all competitions at home. All of the record goals in 2015 were scored by the same person as Krisztian Nemeth scored all three of those landmark goals.
Sporting KC come off a short week headed into Seattle to take on the Sounders at Century Link Field. After KC's 4-2 win over New England, KC headed to Seattle to take on a team that KC has beaten just one time since the Sounders began playing in the league. KC is 1-7-1 in league play and 1-8-2 in all competitions against the Sounders.
As we stride headlong into December, we thought it high time to get back in bed with our old chums over at Art Of Football and lay on a pre-Christmas competition for the Pies faithful.
As many of you well know by now, Art of Football specialise in capturinghundreds of the beautiful game's most beautiful moments using their signature splotchy artworks and then turn them into the most exquisite t-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts and art prints all presented in superb luxury packaging.
It's been a while but it's competition time here again on Pies. Haloo Halay!
We've teamed up with our good buds over at Art of Football, who are offering up anexquisite printed football t-shirt to one lucky winner.
Art of Football concern themselves with exactly that: selling fine shirts and art prints of hundreds of the beautiful game's most beautiful moments from Pele, to Thierry Henry, right the way through to Dean Windass.
I know this is a bit tongue in cheek, but the official Arsenal website have announced the results of our monthly Goal-of-the-Month competition, and the winner was not our top scorer "Owen Gold" lol. The OG that won it was obviously the great Olivier Giroud, who scored the Gunners ONLY League goal in August, but [.
Arsenal will be desperate to get back to winning ways in this crucial London derby against Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon, and Arsene Wenger will be looking for a big win to erase the memories of last week's debacle against West Ham. Thanks to this weeks sponsor latestbettingoffers.co.uk, one lucky reader will be getting an [.
So the big Cup Final against Aston Villa is nearly upon us, so this will be your last chance this season to win one of my fantastic JustArsenal T-Shirts. This Final one is being sponsored by our friends over at bestbettingsites.org.uk who are definitely worth visiting if you fancy a bet on the Cup Final.
We have the top-of-the-table clash this Saturday as Arsenal take on the league leaders Chelsea at the Emirates, and Arsene Wenger will be desperate to get his first-ever win over Jose Mourinho and prove to the world that the Gunners can be real challengers for the title next season. For those of you who like [.
Since the last time we ran a competition in conjunction with them, the chaps over at Art of Football have been busy putting together a brand new collection, inspired by the players that truly made the beautiful game...well, beautiful!
Launched this very day, The Artists range containsa batch of lovely new prints and t-shirts featuring the sainted likes of Johan Cruyff, Diego Maradona, Pele, George Best, Bobby Moore, Eusebio and Ronaldinho all captured in Art of Football's signature splotchy collage style.