Posts Tagged ‘barcelona’

  1. Picture of The Week: Real Madrid Wins El Clásico


    April 23, 2012 by Rami El Chamaa

    This is Los Blancos' first victory over the Catalans, in the league, since May 2008.

  2. Who Deserves Third Spot in Serie A and Entry into the Champions League?


    April 10, 2012 by Jeremy Lim | Italian Football Editor

    Week 31 saw yet another twist in the Serie A title race, as Juventus, at one point finding themselves four points behind A.C. Milan in second place, not only reduced that deficit, but overturned it. The rejuvenated Turin club’s routine 2-0 victory over Palermo in Sicily coincided with Milan’s shock 1-2 home reverse against relegation-battlers Fiorentina, sending them a point clear of their rivals as the season enters its final seven fixtures.

  3. Discouraging divers: how football can eliminate playacting from the game


    April 4, 2012 by Kyle Whitman

    Replay cameras spotted Didier Drogba deviously peeking at the referee between agonising clutches to his face after receiving what appeared to be an elbow to the head in Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Napoli. The Ivorian wanted to make sure that his theatrics had worked, that the referee had given Chelsea the foul. He had. Those same replays also revealed that the Napoli defender’s arm was nowhere near Drogba’s face. It was the most obvious example of simulation. It was dishonest, unsporting, illegal and, sadly, a common occurrence in modern football that has largely come to define the game.

  4. In Judging The Fogies…


    April 3, 2012 by Jeremy Lim | Italian Football Editor

    Lining up the ball on the edge of the box, he proceeded to curl it cleanly over the wall set up to thwart his prowess from free kicks into the bottom corner of the net, leaving the goalkeeper helplessly rooted to the spot and marking that win against Catania as significant for Andrea Pirlo’s first Juventus goal, after signing on for the Scudetto contenders in the summer transfer window.

  5. FC Barcelona One Touch Football


    March 30, 2012 by Rami El Chamaa

    A jazzy compilation of Barcelona’s one touch pass by our friend Jos Witt. Splendid!

  6. Real Madrid on Fire this Season


    March 5, 2012 by Mike Bruski

    Real Madrid
    Real Madrid are on course to break 3 major all time records this year, some even by a big margin. All while Mourinho just became the fastest La Liga coach ever to win 50 league games, and Cristiano Ronaldo is on track to better his record breaking goal tally from last season.

    When José Mourinho was appointed manager of Real Madrid in June 2010, he stated that his teams are always better in his second season. It appears he was right, because his Real Madrid is currently the runaway leader of La Liga, and on course to break 3 major historical records.

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