Soccer Timeline

Champions League Disaster For Arsenal, Ousted Again, Özil Plays Terribly

Chamoions League ends for Arsenal

The UEFA Champions League once again provided nothing but frustration for Premier League club Arsenal F.C.. Not only was Arsenal bounced from the tournament in the Round of 16, this time by holders Bayern Munich, but they lost big-money midfielder Mesut Özil to injury and manager Arsene Wenger had meltdown over the officiating. With the… Read more »

Gareth Bale: Did Tottenham Screw Up By Selling Star To Real Madrid?

GarethBale trade haunts the spurs

Gareth Bale may have forced the hand of Tottenham Hotspur Chairman Daniel Levy last summer, going into a prolonged sulk when the Spurs boss proved reluctant to sell the superstar full-back to Spanish giant Real Madrid. In June of 2012, Gareth Bale inked a new contract with the Premier League club, pledging to stay at… Read more »

Crisitano Ronaldo Scores To Help Madrid Consolidate Lead In La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo scores 24th goal

Cristiano Ronaldo’s score and assist helped Real Madrid consolidate their first place in La Liga, after they defeated Levante convincingly Sunday, giving the team a three-point advantage in the standings. Last week, the Portuguese striker was also critical in obtaining a draw in the Madrid Derby against Atletico in a heated match at the Vicente… Read more »

El Salvador-Spain Friendly To Take Place In D.C. Prior To World Cup

spains winning 2010 world cup team

El Salvador will take the field against the defending World Cup Champions of Spain on Jun. 7 at FedEx Field in Washington D.C. The pre-World Cup friendly will be only part of a doubleheader that will also include an Major League Soccer match between D.C. United and The Columbus Crew. Regarding accommodations for defending champions… Read more »

Champions League Mancini-Mourinho War Of Words Ends In Draw On Pitch

Champions League showdown

Champions League action in Istanbul Wednesday saw Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea struggle to a 1-1 draw with perennial Turkish champion Galatasaray, leaving Chelsea in prime position to advance out of the Round of 16, as they play the second leg on their home grounds, Stamford Bridge in London. But the match, in many ways,… Read more »

Manchester United Wins After Wayne Rooney Signs $500,000 Per Week Contract

wayne rooney 1

Manchester United, after weeks of speculation, made its sometimes troubled but clearly talented star striker Wayne Rooney one of the world’s highest paid footballers Friday, inking the 28-year-old to a contract that will pay him a reported £300,000 per week. That’s about $500,000 in American money. The contract runs through the end of the 2019… Read more »