Saturday, May 28, 2011

FC Barcelona New Champions of Europe!

History repeated itself at Wembley as Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United found themselves chanceless after an superb match from Barcelona. After United dominance the first 10min, Barcelona soon got control of the game and Pedro would be the first one to score for the Catalans. Wayne Rooney scored an equaliser but it wasn't enough to stop the Spanish champions whom would response the second half with goals first from Lionel Messi and then David Villa. Barcelona were worthy winners and their 12 Attempts on target against United's 1 speaks for itself.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Rossi to Barcelona?

Villarreal's striker Rossi has been linked with La Liga champions Barcelona, Villarreal are said to want €30million for the Italian. Rossi who left Manchester United for Villarreal in 2007 scored 18 league goals this season and have been a key player in Villarreal.

"Playing at Barcelona is every player's dream as they are the best team in the world,"said Rossi.

Arsenal Coach Arsene Wenger has confirmed an interest in Real Madrid's striker Karim Benzema. 
Benzema whom signed a six-year contract with the Spanish giants in 2009 have been struggling to establish himself as a first choice under coach Jose Mourinho. 

"Signing him does not seem impossible," Wenger told The Sun.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Ferguson confirms De Gea deal

Manchester United have been looking for a replacement for veteran goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar, who will retire after the UEFA Champions League final against Barcelona. Now Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed a deal with Atletico Madrid's goalkeeper David De Gea. Atletico Madrid are said to want around €20million for their goalkeeper.

"He's an outstanding replacement for Edwin van der Sar." Ferguson said. 

AC Milan midfielder Andrea Pirlo whom have played for the Italian champions since 2001 have signed a three-year deal with rivals Juventus. 

Monday, May 23, 2011

Ancelotti and Del Neri fired

Ancelotti whom was not able to win a single trophy this year will leave the job after two years as head coach for Chelsea. After last seasons success where they won both the league and the FA-cup this season came as an disappointment for the blues.

Juventus coach Luigi Del Neri got fired after only getting Italy's most successful club to a seventh place in the table. 
"The club told me of their decision during the week," said Del Neri.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Blackpool and Birmingham relegated

So this seasons Premier league is over and Blackburn, Wigan and Wolves were able to keep their place in PL. Blackpool had a chance to win their final match against PL champions Manchester United which would keep them from getting relegated but after getting ahead 2-1 united came back and won the match 4-2. Tottenham Hotspur are in the Europa League after beating Birmingham 2-1 and finished fifth in the table.

Udinese were able to secure the last Champions League spot in Serie A after a draw against Italian champions Milan.

Also the derby between Rapid and Austria Wien had to be cancelled after supporters stormed the field.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Porto Europa League Champions

Porto won the Europa League final yesterday with a 1-0 win over Sporting Braga in Dublin. Columbian striker Radamel Falcao scored the only goal of the match.

The 25 year old Columbian scored his 17th goal of the competition and 38th of the season.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Manchester City

There has been a lot of discussion weather Tevez will stay in Manchester City or leave, according to Mancini Tevez has told him that he wants to play for the club. 

"He has a five-year contract and has told us he wants to stay," said Mancini.

There have also been rumours that city are planning to buy Ronaldo from Real Madrid whom bought him from their rivals united for £80 million in 2009, perhaps city will set a new transfer record?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

FA warns Ferguson and Ancelotti

Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson and Chelsea's coach Ancelotti both received warnings from the Football Association for making comments about Howard Webb before their recent Premier League clash.

Both managers made positive remarks about the referee before the match at Old Trafford, which violates against the FA regulation.

Ferguson just recently secured his 12th league title with united making Manchester United the most successful club ever in premier league with a total of 19 titles

In other news Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets has recently been cleared to play in the Champions League final after the claims that he racially insulted Marcelo in the semi final. Acording to UEFA there was a "lack of strong and convincing evidence" against Busquets.