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… …
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Roberto Martinez has cast doubt on the Football Association’s scheme to reduce the number of non-European Union players in the Premier League. The Everton manager said that the best way for the FA chairman, Greg Dyke, to realise his ambition of building a stronger England side was to devote more resources to youth development, rather than halve the number on non-EU footballers, of whom 122 have played in the Premier League since 2009.