UEFA Champions League Matchday 3 Talking Points

UEFA Champions League Matchday 3 Talking Points

The first half of the UEFA Champions’ League group stage is over. Each team has now played three matches out of their scheduled six and the groups have started to open up. While Real Madrid and Bayern Munich continued their perfect start , Arsenal and Barcelona dropped first points of the season. Here are some(…)

Injured Balotelli to miss Qualifier against Denmark

Injured Balotelli to miss Qualifier against Denmark

AC Milan and Italy forward Mario Balotelli will miss Italy’s FIFA World Cup qualifier away in Denmark with a thigh problem. The former Manchester City striker missed the Azzurri training session on Wednesday after feeling a strain in his left leg. It later emerged that he had strained his left thigh. Balotelli, 23, had the problem assessed at a local hospital where doctors confirmed that he(…)

‘The World Is Ours’ by David Correy Is Coca-Cola’s 2014 World Cup Anthem

‘The World Is Ours’ by David Correy Is Coca-Cola’s 2014 World Cup Anthem

Coca Cola, one of the biggest sponsors of the World Cup has recently announced its anthem for the Brazil games. “The World is Ours,” performed by singer David Correy and Brazilian percussion troupe Monobloco, is Coca-Cola’s 2014 World Cup anthem. The song will be the anthem for the World Cup Trophy Tour, which is similar to the(…)

Beckham says England will reach Brazil

Beckham says England will reach Brazil

Football legend David Beckham believes England would make it through to next year’s FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil as they prepare for their final two key qualifying matches. England face Montenegro and Poland at Wembley later this month and lead Ukraine by just 1 point in the Group H of the UEFA Qualification stage. However, a(…)

UEFA Champions League Matchday Two: Talking Points

UEFA Champions League Matchday Two: Talking Points

The biggest tournament in Europe  was back this week. The UEFA Champions League Matchday Two was played from 1-2 October, 2013. All the teams have now played two games of the group stage. While the remaining four matches will play a big role as to which sides advance to the knockout stage , there is(…)

UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 Preview

UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 Preview

The biggest competition in Europe will be back this week after a gap of 12 days. The UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 will be played from 1-2 October, 2013. While the Matchday One witnessed some close matches, Matchday Two promises to be even more intense as the big teams battle to stamp their authority on(…)

Ukraine, Peru to play next World Cup qualifier without fans

Ukraine, Peru to play next World Cup qualifier without fans

FIFA has ordered Ukraine to play their next World Cup Qualifier against Poland without the spectators after fans were accused of unsporting behavior in the match against San Marino. Ukraine was also fined 45,000 Swiss francs ($49,669) for several incidents involving fireworks during its Sept. 6 World Cup Qualifier against San Marino in Lviv. Fans were also found(…)

Lionel Messi to lead Argentina in final World Cup qualifier

Lionel Messi to lead Argentina in final World Cup qualifier

Argentinian striker Lionel Messi will lead his national side in the final double-match of the South American Qualifying Tournament which will decide the teams that qualify for the 2014 Brazil World Cup. Argentina’s Football Association (AFA) announced the partial line-up for the two upcoming games with Peru and Uruguay to be played on October 11(…)

Ronaldinho suffers thigh injury, could miss Club World Cup

Ronaldinho suffers thigh injury, could miss Club World Cup

Brazil’s Ronaldinho is in a race against time to be fit for the Club World Cup 2013 in Morocco after he picked up a serious groin injury, his club Atletico Mineiro reported. The Brazilian team’s doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said the veteran Brazilian star had felt pain in his left adductor muscle during training on Thursday and an MRI(…)

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