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Messi does it again. He scored an injury time winner to save Argentina the embarrassment of failing to score against a highly resilient Iran side which kept the highly fancied Argentines at bay for more than 90 minutes.
It was an astonishing scene. A lovely game that people thought would have been evenly matched and perhaps Spain starting as favorites to come close to repeating what they did to the Holland team in the 2010 finals. Instead, it was quite the unexpected as the Netherlands outplayed their opponents and beat them with a […]
Finally. It is the opening day of the 20th FIFA Football World Cup. It is taking place in Brazil and the opening game will be between the hosts who play the first game against Croatia. I, for one, am excited. Let us hope it turns out to be an excellent tournament. And that Argentina win it.
So Carlo Ancelotti managed to win the Champions League with yet another club. His Real Madrid side extended their record number of trophies in the competition to ten (hence La Decima) after coming from behind to beat city rivals Atletico 4-1. He previously won the competition twice with AC Milan.
My favorite football manager of the year has just been named by the League Managers’ Association as Manager of the Year for guiding his Liverpool side through an outstanding campaign which took them to within 3 games of the title. Liverpool finished 2nd behind Manchester City but took the fight to the final day.
Liverpool finished 7th in the 2012/2013 season of the English Premier League. But this season has been different. With an initial target of qualifying for the prestigious UEFA Champions league, the team has done that and defied expectation to with 7 points of winning the Premier League title. That is quite a leap. And much […]
What an exciting season this has been in the English Premier League. Everyone thought it would be Man City to take the title. Or Chelsea. Or Arsenal. At least that was the thinking when the season began.
Liverpool players were understandably gutted after Crystal Palace staged a remarkable comeback to score 3 in the last 11 minutes of their home game against Liverpool to finish the game 3-3. And it could easily have been worse.