Since Chelsea first qualified for the Champions League in 1999, six different players have captained the club just once. The spotlight falls on them in the latest instalment of our feature on those who have skippered the Blues... In September 1999, ... Noodls, 1 month ago
In 1996 Terry Venables commented that it was only when he took charge of Barcelona 12 years earlier that he realised the advantages in bringing in top players from abroad. It was an interesting moment for such an observation. Money was already ...BBC, 1 month ago
One of the most stellar of England careers was launched out of this disappointing friendly, where the Socceroos pulled off a shock 3-1 victory over the hosts. At 17 years and 111 days old, Rooney became England's youngest debutant when he replaced ...Noodls, 1 month ago
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop admits that perhaps the English Premier League title race may already be over as Chelsea widen the gap at the top of the standings. The first thing to understand is nothing is new in football; there is no invention, only ...ESPN Soccernet, 1 month ago
Landon Donovan, Jerome Boateng, Sergio Aguero, Diego Costa, Lionel Messi and Luiz Adriano all star in FIFA.com's latest stats review, which also inclu...
AFP In FIFA.com's latest stats review, the UEFA Champions League heroics of Lionel Messi and Luiz Adriano and a German Bundesliga record for Jerome Boateng feature alongside the prolific goalscoring of Sergio Aguero, Diego Costa and Landon ...FIFA.com, 1 month ago
Gerrard continues to be a source of inspiration and will continue to be so even when he hangs up his boots Perhaps Gerrard's most commendable attribute is his loyalty to Liverpool which has forced him to give up on ...The Express Tribune, 1 month ago
Rafael Nadal of Spain. Photograph: Kevin Lee/Getty Images Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters ahead of the tournament's start on Monday for "personal reasons", the French Tennis Federation announced on Friday. The 14-times Grand Slam champion warned last week that he could miss the end of the season because of appendicitis, and he will be replaced in the Paris draw by fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar. World No 8 Marin Cilic and Latvia's Ernests Gulbis have also withdrawn from the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Jose Mourinho is facing a Chelsea striker crisis ahead of the club's Premier League trip to Manchester United on Sunday. Already without Diego Costa for the Champions League victory over Maribor last night (Tuesday), Mourinho lost Loic Remy after ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Reuters/Madrid L ionel Messi will have another chance to match or surpass Telmo Zarra's six-decade-old La Liga scoring record of 251 goals when Barcelona host promoted Eibar tomorrow. The Argentina captain and four-times World Player of the ...Gulf Times, 2 months ago
A decade to remember. Lionel Messi made his official Barcelona bow as a promising 17-year-old on October 16, 2004, having previously featured in a pre-season friendly against Jose Mourinho's Porto. But in his eight-minute cameo against Espanyol, few ...Mid Day, 2 months ago
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