Sunday, 31 July 2011

FIFA World Cup qualification draws for 2014 in Brazil

The FIFA 2014 World Cup has been scheduled to feature 32 national teams from FIFA six continental confederations. Only the host, The 5 times world cup champions, Brazil will be allowed to participate in world cup finals without competing in qualification draw.. Spain, World cup and European Champions will join other 30 national teams in competing for their place in World cup finals.

Emirates Cup 2011 Final: VIDEO highlights, New York Red Bulls drew 1-1 with Arsenal to win the cup, PSG runner-up after 3-0 victory

Paris St German had 3-0 victory over Boca Juniors and ended the Argentineans dreams of lifting the Emirates Cup. Jean-Eudes Maurice, Guillaume Hoarau and Marcos Ceara scored for PSG to console the French from suprise defeate on the first game.

After the first match in day two of the competition; Arsenal hopes of retaining the Emirates cup are high again. Arsenal needed a win over New York Red

Saturday, 30 July 2011

Emirates Cup 2011: Club Atlético Boca Juniors hold Arsenal to 2-2 draw

Arsenal FC failed to capitalize on 2-0 lead and allowed Boca Juniors to level the score to 2-2 due to defensive horror the Emirates Cup second match. Gervinho having score two on his debut he set up Robin van Persie for first goal before Aaron Ramsey double the score. The previous seasons Arsenal defensive error still have no remedy as Sebastien Squillaci and Johan Djourou allowed two gift goals

Emirates Cup 2011: New York Red Bulls beat Paris St Germain 1-0, Joel Lindpere on target

Major League Soccer club New York Red Bulls defeated beat Paris St Germain 1-0 curtain raiser match of the Emirates Cup. It was Joel Lindpere netted the only goal of the match on 27 minutes. PSG have joined the big spending club and managed to secured Javier Pastore signature for £38 million. The revolution has come 2 months ago after Qatar Investment Authority bought a controlling stake in the

Fernando Torres scores as Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-0 to win Barclays Asia Trophy

Fernando Torres score as Chelsea lifted the Asia Trophy with a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa at Hong Kong Stadium. The spanish international directed Florent Malouda's shot to beat Shay Given. Early Josh McEachran had scored the opener.Chelsea's Boss Andre Villas-Boas made several changes to try different forwards combination

Serie A fixtures for 2011 - 2012, Milan Derby, Derby della Madonnina on 18 and 37 rounds

Serie A league will kick off on August 28 2011 and end on May 13 2012. The Milan Derby, Derby della Madonnina have been scheduled on Jan 15 2012 round 18 and May 06 2012 round 37. In a tight league the milan derby could be an important league decider. All three promoted teams, Atlanta, Siena and Novara will start they campaign at home playing against Cesena, Florentina and Palermo respectively.

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Santos vs Flamengo 4-5: Ronaldinho Gaucho score hat-trick, Neymar double.

Ronaldinho Gaucho score hat trick
Santos and Flamengo played games of the season, Santos leading 3-0 on 26 minutes. Neymar scored two goals, the first was a fantastic individual effort. But Flamengo managed to launch a successful come back as Ronaldinho Gaucho score hat-trick to give Flamengo a 5-4 win.

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Kung-fu goalkeeper, Gustavo could be charged with attempted murder

A Brazilian goalkeeper playing for Sport Recife, Gustavo is to be prosecuted for attempted murder after kung-fu kicked Vasco da Gama's Elivelton in the neck during U19 match. Gustavo, 18 years old was later sacked by soon as video footage emerged on media. Elivelton was rushed to hospital but he is luck to have no major injury. Police are interviewing players of both teams. Is attempted murder

Updated FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking top ten ranking Jul 2011: World, CAF and UEFA

New FIFA Cocacola ranking countries soccer rankings have been released for Jul 2011. Previous FIFA ranking was released on Jun 29th 2011. The top three is unchanged still dominated by Spain, Nertheland and Germany, despite both three lossing more than 100 points. The two world cup finalist still lead the ranking. One change in top ten contries, as Uruguay move to top 10, Mexico drop to 20th

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Emirates Cup 2011: Arsenal joined New York Red Bulls, Paris Saint-Germain and Club Atlético Boca Juniors

Arsenal Football Club has confirmed participants for 2011 Emirates cup which will kick-off Saturday 30th July. The three invited teams are unique in one way or another have something special to excite Arsenal fans at Emirates Stadium and around the world. The major league soccer side, New York Red Bulls will bring Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry. Thierry Henry played 369 games for Arsenal FC,

Sunday, 24 July 2011

Manchester City's Mario Balotelli miss a goal with crazy back-heel : Video highlights

Manchester City's Mario Balotelli missed a goal against LA Galaxy after trying to score with back-heel only to see the ball going wide. Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini reacted immediately by replacing the 20 years old striker. Act is considered as lack of respect to opponent but also wasting effort on his team mates. Early he scored from a penalty spot and the game ended 1-1 but City won 7-6

Uruguay beat Paraguay 3-0 to win their 15th Copa America title

Uruguay have been crowned kings of Copa America after successful winning their 15th Copa America title. Currently Uruguay is the most successful national team in Copa America history. They have been progressive improving after finishing fourth in 2010 world cup. Before the final game, Uruguay tied with Argentina both with 14 South American championship titles, other countries are way behind to

Chelsea beat Thailand all stars 4-0: Video highlights

Andre Villas-Boas has continue his winning trends with Chelsea in pre-season friendly game but this time Chelsea secure a comfortable 4-0 victory over Thailand all stars. Before today's encounter Chelsea had two 1-0 victories all goals in the two matches were own goals. 
38′ [0 - 1] Frank Lampard50′ [0 - 2] Jose Bosingwa52′ [0 - 3] Branislav  Ivanovic73′ [0 - 4] Florent Malouda    

Funniest Soccer Quotes from famous players and managers

Here are some funny soccer (football) quotes from famous players and managers. Surely they were quotes of the day those times
Barry Venison
“I always used to put my right boot on first, and then obviously my right sock”

Brian Moore
"Newcastle, of course, unbeaten in their last five wins."

Dave Bassett
"An inch or two either side of the post and that would have been a goal."

Garry Lineker

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Gervinho score twice in 15 minutes on Arsenal debut | Video highlights

The new Arsenal forward from Lille has begun to prove why he deserves to be at Arsenal scoring two goals in 15 minutes. Gervinho scored the first on 7th minute before adding the second on 18th minute to sink Cologne with 2-1 victory. The Ivorian international could have opportunity to score a hat-trick but was withdrawn before half an hour due to minor injury. Another Arsenal new, Carl Jenkinson

Copa America 2011: Final Preview Paraguay vs Uruguay

Uruguay will have to overcome Paraguay in the Copa America final to lift their 15th Copa America title in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Sunday. If Uruguay win the title they will set record of highest Copa America titles than any other country. Current Uruguay and Argentina stand at 14 Copa America titles apiece.

Champion to represent South America in Confederations Cup
The champion will

Friday, 22 July 2011

Serie A: AC Milan and Inter Milan new home, away and third kits for 2011-2012

AC Milan home kits, Away kits and third kits for 2011-2012.
Inter milan new home kits and away kits for 2011-2012.
See also new kits for premier league new kits (Manchester United kits, Arsenal kits, Chelsea and Liverpool kits) and La Liga new kits (Real Madrid and Barcelona kits)

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Wayne Rooney score hat-trick in 21 minutes: Manchester United 7-0 Seattle Sounders | Video highlights

Wayne Rooney bagged a 21-minute hat-trick as Manchester United thrash Seattle Sounders in United States tour before the start of Barclay's premier league. The rest of the goal were scored by Michael Owen, Mame Biram Diouf, Gabriel Obertan and Park Ji—sung. In another pre-season friendly, Cristiano Ronaldo scored hat-trick in nine minutes to give Real Madrid a 3-0 victory over Chivas Guadalajara.

Cristiano Ronaldo score hat-trick in 9 minutes: Chivas Guadalajara 0-3 Real Madrid | Video highlights

Real Madrid's most expensive player Cristiano Ronaldo scored hat-trick to sink Chivas Guadalajara. Ronaldo scored all three goals in 9 minutes. He scored the first on 72' pass from Benzema, second from penalty spot after Pepe being fouled on 75' and he closed his goal tally on 81' an assist from Ozil.

Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Copa America: History overview, Argentina and Uruguay 14 titles apiece, Brazil 8.

To-date Copa America has had 43 editions and 44th edition is still ongoing in Argentina. It started in 1916 and thus the oldest championship in the world. Since its inauguration in 1916, Six nations have won the Copa America cup with Argentina and Uruguay lead with 14 titles each, Brazil (8), Paraguai (2), Peru (2), Bolívia (1) and Colombia (1).Copa America top scorers
Since 1916, 55 top scorers

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

UAE vs Lebanon: Theyab Awana scores backheel - Penalty kick

United Arab Emirates winger Theyab Awana decided to surprise the world by scoring backheel-kick penalty for his country in a 7-2 victory over Lebanon. Check the backheel penalty kick
Theyab Awana scores backheel-Penalty kick

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Copa America 2011: Brazil 0-0 (0-2 pen) Paraguay: Brazil miss all 4 penalties

Paraguay sent Copa America holders packing to book semi-final spot after 0-0 in 120 minute and dramatic penalty shoot-out victory. Samba stars failed to convert even a single penalty and only one of them shot on target.

Three Brazil players; Elano, Andres Santos and Fred fired their penalty shoots wide, Thiago Silva’s penalty was saved by Villar. Cristian Riveros scored two paraguay’s penalties.

Herbalife World Football Challenge: Real Madrid beat LA Galaxaxy 4-1: Ronaldo Score superb goal: Video highlights

Jose Mourinho’s club, Real Madrid kick off pre-season friendly campaign in United Stated with a win over Major League Soccer team, Los Angeles Galaxy yesterday before facing Guadalajara on Thursday.

Jose Callejon opened the score on 31 minute before Joselu score the second on 40 minute. Cristiano Ronaldo came in during the second half and scored a superb goal from tight angle in 52nd minute

Friday, 15 July 2011

Barclays premier league: Manchester United new home and away kits for 2011-2012

Manchester United new kits for 2011-2012 season. The red home, away kits and Manchester 19 kits.
What do you think about the new Manchester united kits, the away kits look like Inter Milan kitYou might also like to see Barcelona and Real Madrid new 2011-2012 kits, Chelsea and Liverpool new 2011-2012 new kits and Arsenal 2011-2012 new kits

Copa America 2011: Brazil vs Equador video highlights Pato and Neymar scored two goals each

Brazil international Alexander pato and Neymar scored two goals each in Copa America matches against Equado to book quarter-final tie with Paraguay.

Portuguese league: Radamel Falcao sign new 4 years contract with Porto

Porto striker Radamel Falcao has signed a new 4 years contact at Porto and ending possibility of joining his former porto coach, Andre-Villas Boas at Chelsea. The Colombian striker was Europa cup top scorer and last season scoring 17 goals and became all-time top scorer for Europa league. Previously the record was held by former Germany coach, Juergen Klinsmann who score 15 goals in 12 game in

Premier league: Ferguson believes De Gea is a new Petr Cech in Premier league

Sir Alex Ferguson believes David De Gea could be like Petr Cech. Manchester United signed the 20 years old, Spanish under 21 goalkeeper from Atletico Madrid in this summer premier league transfer after Edwin van der Sar retirement.
Ferguson compared David De Gea and Petr Cech
"I went to see Cech when he was at Rennes," said Ferguson. "He was 19 years of age at the time and I said to myself, '

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

La Liga: Barcelona and Real Madrid new home and away kits 2011-2012

Barcelona new home kits and away kits for 2011-2012 season. The blue and red stripes home shirt and shot and black away kit with Qatar foundation label.
See also
Arsenal new kits
Chelsea new kits
Manchester united new kits
Liverpool new kits

Real Madrid new home kits and away kits for 2011-2012 season. The white home kit and black away shirt.

Copa America 2011: Sergio Aguero score two goals, Messi assisted two goals, Video highlights

Sergio Aguero scored two goals for Argentina to book a place in Copa America quarter-finals. The Atletico Madrid striker scored on 45th min and 52nd minutes before Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria sealed victory in the 63rd minute. Barcelona’s star; Lionel Messi feed Aguero and Di Maria for second and third goals respectively and created many chances for his team mates. In Group A winners Argentina

Monday, 11 July 2011

Premier league: Arsenal confirm the signing of Gervinho, Lille striker

Arsene Wenger has confirmed the signing of Ivorian Lille striker Gervinho from Lille. Gervinho scored 15 goals and assisted 10 in league one and played a major role in Lille title win, the first in 57 years and Cup double. Gervinho became the second player to arrive at Emirates club after signing of full-back Carl Jenkinson from Charlton Athletic. Wenger also intend to keep Cesc Fabregas and

Sunday, 10 July 2011

US soccer: David Beckham scored a winning goal directly from the corner kick

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder, David Beckham scored a winning goal from a corner kick with the right swing in the 2-1 win against Chicago Fire. Before, Landon Donovan scored the opener from Beckham’s corner kick in 58th minute. Cristian Nazarith equalised for Chicago fire in the 62nd minute a header. The win fired LA Galaxy to five points clear at the top of the

UEFA: European national soccer leagues top ten scorers 2010-2011

Top ten scorers in Europe leagues in 2010 - 2011 ranked according to country coefficient comprises of 17 goals scorers. Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid striker scored 40 goals and earned 80 golden shoe points according to league ranking on UEFA coefficients to win the Golden shoe award given by European Sports Magazines. UEFA coefficient of the league depends on perfomance of clubs in that league

Sport's quote of the day: Paul Scholes on player's selfishness

Paul Scholes comments about some players in England national team, being among serious World cup contenders. He compared England national team and the team work style used by the World cup champions; Spain.

Sport's quote of the day
"I think they are very selfish people. They are all there to get their bit of glory, their bit of headlines, to think 'I will get a move from this'. I think

Friday, 8 July 2011

Barclays premier league: Manchester United and Arsenal new kits for 2011-2012

Manchester United new kits for 2011-2012 season. The red home shirt and Manchester 19 kit. Away kit is not yet revealed.
See also Chelsea and Liverpool 2010-2011 new kits

Arsenal new kits for 2011-2012 season. The red-white shirt and black-blue away shirt.

Sunday, 3 July 2011

Wimbledon final 2011: Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal to win Wimbledon Grand slam

Novak Djokovic have won his first Wimbledon grand slam after beating Rafael Nadal in Wimbledon final. Nadal has won Wimbledon trophies five times already.
Rafael Nadal Spainish
DOB 3-Jun-86 Birthdate
Height 185 cm
Weight 85 kg
Turned Pro 2001

Novak Djokovic Serbian
DOB 22-May-87

Saturday, 2 July 2011

Heavyweight boxing: Vladimir Klitschko beat David Haye on points after 12 rounds.

Vladimir Klitschko beat David Haye on 12th round of WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO heavyweight championships. All three judges scored the fight in Klitschko's favour 117-109, 118-108 and 116-110. Klitschko as he successsfull join the four championship belts. Klitschko aka Dr Steelhammer has rise his win tallies to 56 in his boxing record as the Hayemaker loss his second fight after playing 26 fights.

Heavyweight boxing: Vladimir Klitschko beat David Haye on points after 12 rounds.

Vladimir Klitschko beat David Haye on 12 round WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO heavyweight championships. All three judges scored the fight Klitschko's favour 117-109, 118-108 and 116-110. Klitschko as he successsfull join the four champuonship belts. Klitschko aka Dr Steelhammer has rise his win tallies to 56 in his boxing record as the Hayemaker loss his second after playing 26 fights. Heavyweight boxing

Britain David Haye and Vladimir Klitschko fight in Hamburg, Germany

Britain David Haye and Ukranian Vladimir Klitschko fight in Hamburg, Germany
Heavyweight fight between David Haye and Vladimir Klitschko scheduled to take place at a 45,000 capacity stadium, the Imtech Arena in Hamburg, today from 2200 GMT. The WBA title holder, Haye, will face the Ukrainian double titles holder IBF and WBO.
The statistic for the two rival boxers: David Haye
Nickname Hayemaker

Friday, 1 July 2011

Chelsea FC squad wallpaper 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011

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Chelsea squad wallpaper 2010-2011

Chelsea squad