Thursday, May 30, 2013

Finally! Settlement reached in Trinidad and Tobago’s 7-year legal battle with World Cup players

May 15, 2013 by  
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Finally! Settlement reached in Trinidad and Tobago’s 7-year legal battle with World Cup players

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation on Wednesday announced that it had finally reached an agreement with thirteen members of its 2006 World Cup Squad following seven years of legal battle over unpaid bonuses. The Federation, of which Raymond Tim Kee is President since being elected last December, confirmed via a Press Release that a [...]

Scotland’s Dismal Showing Points to Youth Being the Future

Scotland’s Dismal Showing Points to Youth Being the Future

Hand’s up if your think the Scotland team is heading in the right direction, yup, me neither. Scotland Men’s National Team suffered another defeat on Tuesday evening, this time at the hands of the might of Serbia giving us the worst ever run of matches without a victory. Seven games to be precise, a feat [...]

Nigeria win African Cup of Nations 2013

February 10, 2013 by  
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Nigeria win African Cup of Nations 2013

    Stephen Keshi, Nigeria coach “Winning this tournament is for my nation. When I came on board over a year and a half ago, I wanted to make Nigerians happy. “I hope more African coaches will be given more responsibility to lead their countries. There is a lot of potential in this team but [...]

Roy Hodgson delighted to lead England over victory vs Brazil

February 6, 2013 by  
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Roy Hodgson delighted to lead England over victory vs Brazil

International Friendly - England 2-1 Brazil: Team Manager Hodgson reacts: “It’s my first crack at Brazil as a manager and I’m delighted to have been able to oversee a victory. “It was an all-round performance from the team, there were some very very good moments and I thought we were good value for two goals to one.” [...]

AFCON favorite Cote D’Ivoire beaten by solid Nigeria squad

February 3, 2013 by  
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AFCON favorite Cote D’Ivoire beaten by solid Nigeria squad

Cote D’Ivoire 1-2 Nigeria Nigeria masterminded the biggest upset perhaps at the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-1 win over Cote d’Ivoire in Rustenburg on Sunday to reach the semi final. post game reactions: Sabri Lamouchi (Head Coach, Cote d’Ivoire) “We had only one goal and that was to win the Africa [...]

Mali eliminate host nation South Africa to reach last four

February 2, 2013 by  
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Mali eliminate host nation South Africa to reach last four

South Africa 1-1 Mali – 1-3 penalty shutouts post game quotes: Patrice Carteron, Mali coach “The South African team was very tough to play against. As it happened against the DRC, we conceded an early goal. But my players showed high levels of concentrations and we were managed to come back. The task was very [...]

Ghana are first to reach the last four of African Cup of Nations

February 2, 2013 by  
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Ghana are first to reach the last four of African Cup of Nations

Ghana 2-0 Cape Verde Substitute Mubarak Wakaso scored twice in the second half as Ghana beat Cape Verde 2-0 and book their place at the semi-final of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations. The Espanyol midfielder broke the deadlock from the spot on 53 minutes before sealing victory with the second goal in added-on [...]

Zlatan, Zlatan, Zlatan, ZLATAN

November 16, 2012 by  
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Zlatan, Zlatan, Zlatan, ZLATAN

Wonderful, awesome, fantastic, what more can you say. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores 4 goals for Sweden against England and number 4 is a favourite for the Goal of the Year contest. davma and 5 other FootballFans were there to witness the opening of the Friends Arena. You can view his pictures and a goal of the [...]

Roy Hodgson Stays Optimistic After Zlatan Showcase

November 15, 2012 by  
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Roy Hodgson Stays Optimistic After Zlatan Showcase

Sweden 4-2 England Roy Hodgson admitted he had witnessed a spectacular one-man display as Zlatan Ibrahimovic stunned England. Paris St-Germain striker Ibrahimovic scored all four of Sweden’s goals as they recorded a 4-2 win on the night of Steven Gerrard’s 100th international appearance. The Swedish captain’s fourth goal was a stunning overhead kick from distance [...]

Scots women suffer EURO Spain pain with last kick of the ball

October 24, 2012 by  
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Scots women suffer EURO Spain pain with last kick of the ball

If Carlsberg made tragic football stories, this would probably be the best tragic football story in the world, EVER!Only a Scotland team can return triumphant to the motherland after such a glorious defeat and usually it’s the mens national side that manages to claim that trophy but tonight it was the turn of the women [...]

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