Lesser-known imports in their peak years should be A-League targets, rather than the ageing and hype driven marquee men Continue reading… …
Poor old Alberto Moreno has been the subject of abuse by some rascal on Wikipedia. Moreno’s biography has been amended to now say that he was created in a lab by Brendan Rodgers and that his fathers are Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso. Of course, these changes were influenced by widespread agreement that the full-back […]
Schalke attacker Julian Draxler put in an impressive display in his club’s draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The Germany international is the subject of interest from many top European clubs including Arsenal and showed why by being a constant menace to the Chelsea defence. He outshone his opposite number Didier Drogba, the Blues legend […]
Bayern Munich may have taken all three points from their game with Manchester City but Pep Guardiola was impressed by the performance of the English club. The manager of the German champions called City one of the best teams in Europe and that they were new challengers for the Champions League. Where once it was […]
Despite all the drama surrounding the Thiago transfer, what are the odds that Pep's Bayern may not be able to replicate the lofty heights of his predecessor – and given Bayern's tendency to frequently switch managers, how much time do you think Pep will be given to win the CL ? Given that he's inheriting one of the strongest Bayern sides ever, what are the chance that Pep's Bayern will not replicate last year's success ?
Bayern Munich scored a 90th-minute goal to beat City 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday. Joe Hart made some crucial saves to keep City in the game until Boateng struck. His saves from Muller and Mario Gotze, in particular, were special.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said that it will take striker Diego Costa a week to recover from games. Costa has been suffering from a hamstring injury since the second half of last season and Mourinho revealed the extent of his injury by saying that he would need time to recover from playing each game. […]
Chelsea fans had mixed feelings when they saw Didier Drogba’s name on the team-sheet ahead of the Champions League match versus Schalke. On one hand, they were relishing the prospect of seeing the man who essentially secured Chelsea’s only European Cup represent the Blues in the competition again. On the other hand, Diego Costa has […]
Neil Sherwin, Ger McCarthy and Paul Little welcome the return of the Champions League and discuss the major talking points from the first gameweek.
Barcelona fans might have been expecting a bigger margin of victory but would have been happy to see their team get past APOEL, even if it was a narrow 1-0 win. New boss Luis Enrique is still putting his own personal stamp on the team and it’s resulted in a slightly less trigger-happy frontline while […]
Earlier this evening, AS Roma returned to the UEFA Champions League following a three-year absence from the European competition. The Giallorossi announced their re-emergence into the tournament by smashing CSKA Moscow by a score of 5-1. Former Arsenal striker Gervinho scored … Continue reading →AS Roma’s Champions League Victory Over CSKA Moscow Marred By Crowd Violence is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Schalke weren’t expected to do much at Chelsea earlier tonight but against all odds Jens Keller’s side secured an unlikely point at Stamford Bridge on matchday one of the Champions League. Keller will be a very relieved man.
RTE pundit Eamonn Dunphy put his idiom-a-day calender to good use tonight when running the rule over the post-match behaviour of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure. City had just gone down to a last-gasp winner from Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng, a blow which should have deflated the English club’s players. However, after the final […]
Didier Drogba spoke to Chelsea TV after our 1-1 draw at home to Schalke. To watch the interview in full, go to:
CSKA Moscow fans battle with stewards Gervinho scores twice and Francesco Totti stars for Roma Continue reading… …