Real Madrid moved three points clear at the top of La Liga as Barcelona suffered their second league defeat in four games with a 3-1 reverse away to Real Sociedad on Saturday. Earlier, Madrid had comfortably seen off Elche 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu thanks in part to a spectacular long-range strike from Gareth Bale. Barcelona had come into the game on a high after beating Manchester City in their much-anticipated Champions League tie on Tuesday, but went behind when Alex Song turned Sergio Canales' cross into his own net.
It was never going to be easy for players like Ashley Young and Danny Welbeck who were labelled ‘Inconsistent’ and ‘Under performers’ by the Manchester United fans to feel motivated and play their natural game. But both the Englishmen stole the spot light for the right reasons last week for their displays against Aston Villa, Stoke and West ham which has not only given them belief but has also propelled United to kick start a winning streak that is very essential.
The 5-0 drubbing in the hands of Liverpool at home was the final straw in for the young Portuguese coach Andre Villas Boas’ tenure as the head coach of Tottenham, 18 months after his appointment. Here are the reasons that led to the sacking of the Portuguese coach.
AVB's sacking was inevitable. The string of poor results including the thrashing by the hands of City and Liverpool made Daniel Levy to step in and axe the Portuguese manager who wasn...
It's been nearly a half a season since Moyes had stepped into the legendry Fergi's shoes and he is yet to convince his fans that he is Ferguson's successor.The reason being the poor form of United this season.The Red devils have accumulated just 22 points from 15 games.
The year 2013 has been one to remember for all Indian football aficionados across the globe. Although still light years away from becoming eligible to feature in the World Cup, the national football team is slowly showing the intent to play among the big boys on the global stage, thus instilling a ray of hope among the game's fans in a country that is predominantly obsessed by cricket.
It has been established by now that Manchester United are in some serious trouble come end of the year. The team is low on morale and very few players seem to be in form. A new signing can surely lift the side and a cracking player can help them at least qualify for Champions League next season. From the way they are performing currently, playing in the Europa League also looks like a doubt! Here is a list of 5 players who Moyes should target in January.
Several have pondered over this in trying to figure out what does it take to win the Premier League for some time now. Here is what I felt was logical and is required to win the greatest prize in England. Several people criticize International breaks for loss in momentum and points, while others blame injuries and being casualties of poor refereeing. Here are a couple of facts that should help us figure this out:
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