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Forfar advance into final

Posted Saturday, May 08, 2010 by PA32 hits

Forfar booked their place in the Scottish Second Division play-off final as it finished 2-2 against East Stirling at Station Park.Having edged the first leg 1-0, goals from James Bishop and Stephen Tulloch ensured the draw the home side needed to set up a final against Arbroath.It looked as if it was going to be an easy ride for the Loons as they went ahead through Bishop's header after four mi...Full Story »

Robben gives Bayern advantage

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by PA91 hits

Bayern Munich will take a deserved 1-0 lead into the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Lyon thanks to Arjen Robben's 69th-minute strike at the Allianz Arena. Bayern enjoyed the better of a game, which both sides ended with just 10 men, but they were only rewarded with a slender advantage to take with them to the Stade Gerland next Tuesday. Franck Ribery was shown a straig...Full Story »

Argentina advance, Ecuador exit

Posted Thursday, October 15, 2009 by FIFA.com56 hits

La Albiceleste secured their first win in Montevideo for 33 years to book a place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ and send Uruguay into the play-offs for the third time running. Elsewhere Chile put an end to Ecuador's qualification dreams and Brazil finished top of the group after playing out a goalless draw with Venezuela. The big gameUruguay 0-1 ArgentinaGoal: Mario Bolatti 84...Full Story »

Alloa look to maintain advantage at the top

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2010 by PA48 hits

Alloa manager Allan Maitland has received a double boost ahead of the visit of Dumbarton.Defender Scott Buist is available after a groin injury restricted him to a place on the bench last week while winger Mark Gilhaney is available again after a month out with a hamstring problem.However, the midfield pair of Mark Brown and Brown Ferguson will require fitness tests to determine their availabil...Full Story »

Arsenal’s Van Persie to return after 5 months out

Posted Tuesday, April 13, 2010 by YAHOO Sport142 hits

LONDON (AP)—Robin van Persie is back in the Arsenal squad for Wednesday’s match against Tottenham after five months on the sidelines. The Netherlands striker injured ankle ligaments in November while on international duty, but returned to full training last week. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday that Van Persie will be on the bench for the north London derby at White Hart...Full Story »

Leaders Alloa look to extend advantage

Posted Saturday, April 10, 2010 by PA55 hits

Alloa defender Scott Walker returns into contention for the visit of fourth-placed Brechin.Walker is available after suspension and looks likely to step straight back into the starting XI with Scott Buist sidelined.Full-back David McClune and striker Andy Scott were both injured against Clyde on Wednesday but manager Allan Maitland expects them to shake off their respective knocks.And Maitland ...Full Story »

Van Gaal: United are favourites

Posted Wednesday, April 07, 2010 by PA141 hits

Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United are still the favourites to progress from their Champions League quarter-final despite the German side going into Wednesday night's second leg with a 2-1 lead.Bayern came from behind to secure their advantage in Munich last Tuesday with late strikes from Franck Ribery and Ivica Olic after Wayne Rooney had put United ahead in the secon...Full Story »

Lyon have advantage over Bordeaux in all-French Champions League tie

Posted Wednesday, March 31, 2010 by theguardian.com319 hits

Michel Bastos celebrates scoring Lyon's second goal against Bordeaux. Two goals from Lisandro López and a strike from the Brazilian Michel Bastos gave Lyon the advantage in the all-French Champions League quarter final. Bordeaux had conceded just three goals in eight games on their way to the last eight, but Laurent Blanc's side made a series of blunders which helped Lyon on their way. ...Full Story »

Van Gaal: United don't scare us

Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by PA169 hits

Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United have more reason to be afraid of Bayern Munich than the German giants do of their 1999 Champions League final conquerors. In the build-up to Tuesday's quarter-final first leg at the Allianz Arena, Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge suggested his team were scared about trying to keep Wayne Rooney quiet. As the man who must overcome a team who hail fro...Full Story »

Landon Donovan: In England, I Would Only Want To Play For Everton

Posted Friday, March 19, 2010 by Goal.com399 hits

Landon Donovan, back on American soil, discussed his loan move at Everton. CARSON, Calif. -- Following a 10-week loan at Everton, Landon Donovan is back in southern California. But the 28-year-old won't be forgetting his stint in Liverpool any time soon. "If I ever went back to England I would only want to play for Everton," Donovan asserted in a press conference today, seemingly squashing a...Full Story »

Messi scores twice as Barcelona advances

Posted Thursday, March 18, 2010 by YAHOO Sport93 hits

BARCELONA, Spain (AP)—Lionel Messi scored twice to lead defending champion Barcelona over Stuttgart 4-0 Wednesday night and into the European Champions League quarterfinals. Pedro Rodriguez and Bojan Krkic also got goals for Barcelona, which won the home-and-home, total-goals series on 5-1 aggregate. Bordeaux beat Olympiakos 2-1 for a 3-1 aggregate win, reaching the quarterfinals for the...Full Story »

Donovan not staying at Everton: Galaxy

Posted Saturday, March 06, 2010 by PA74 hits

Everton are set to be thwarted in their bid to extend the loan spell of Landon Donovan at Goodison Park. The United States captain has made a huge impact since joining the Merseyside club on a short-term deal in January, and Toffees boss David Moyes revealed he had explored the possibility of a renewed loan deal. Donovan is due to return to parent club Los Angeles Galaxy, where he recently s...Full Story »

Everton want Donovan to stay

Posted Friday, March 05, 2010 by PA83 hits

Everton manager David Moyes is hoping to extend Landon Donovan's loan spell at Goodison Park.  The United States captain has made a huge impact since joining the Merseyside club on a short-term deal in January, but it due to return to parent club Los Angeles Galaxy to prepare for the new Major League Soccer season later this month. Moyes has previously stated that any extension would ...Full Story »

Evans out for Northern Ireland

Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2010 by PA46 hits

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has pulled out of Northern Ireland's friendly against Albania on Wednesday. Evans was returning home on Tuesday after taking a knock on his knee during the Carling Cup victory over Aston Villa on Sunday at Wembley. The decision was taken when he was re-assessed on Tuesday morning by the Northern Ireland medical staff after missing training on Monday ni...Full Story »

New deal for Van der Sar

Posted Friday, February 26, 2010 by PA65 hits

Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has signed a new one-year contract. The veteran Dutchman will now remain at Old Trafford until June 2011. Van der Sar, 39, said: "I still feel good and am enjoying my football."Full Story »

Wenger doubt over Van Persie return date

Posted Friday, February 26, 2010 by PA111 hits

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Holland coach Bert van Marwijk is being too optimistic in claiming Robin van Persie could be back in action by the start of April. Van Persie has been on the sidelines since damaging ankle ligaments on international duty with the Dutch back in November. Van Marwijk claimed that the forward could be back playing at the beginning of April. "I would love t...Full Story »

Inter secure first leg advantage

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2010 by PA51 hits

Chelsea grabbed a vital away goal as former boss Jose Mourinho and his Inter Milan side won 2-1 in a pulsating Champions League first-leg at the San Siro. Chelsea, whose defeat was compounded by the loss of goalkeeper Petr Cech with a knee injury in the second half, were a goal down inside three minutes when striker Diego Milito put Mourinho's side ahead. Salomon Kalou equalised in the 51st mi...Full Story »

Positive news on Van Persie

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2010 by PA50 hits

Holland coach Bert van Marwijk claims Robin van Persie could be back in action at the start of April after receiving a positive update on the Arsenal forward's recovery from an ankle injury. Van Persie's club believe the 26-year-old will be back at the end of April, rather than the start of that month, and only if everything in his rehabilitation goes to plan following ligament damage suffere...Full Story »

Van der Sar set for United stay

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2010 by PA137 hits

Veteran goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar looks set to sign a new one-year contract with Manchester United. The 39-year-old Dutchman has been in talks with manager Sir Alex Ferguson over his future and now appears ready to commit to a 12-month extension. Quoted in the News of the World, he said: "I would like to keep on playing so I have decided to sign another contract. The club want me to stay ...Full Story »

Advantage Bayern following controversial clash

Posted Wednesday, February 17, 2010 by PA82 hits

Bayern Munich clinched a controversial 2-1 win over 10-man Fiorentina at the Allianz Arena to give them a slender advantage going into the second leg of their Champions League tie in Italy in a fortnight's time. Arjen Robben put the Bundesliga side ahead with a penalty on the stroke of half time, but Per Kroldrup gave Fiorentina a deserved equaliser five minutes into the second half. Referee T...Full Story »

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