Pro Patria vs AC Milan Friendly Match 03-01-2013 Tags::real madrid vs barcelona 1-1 16.04.2011 xavi hernandez la pelopina skill dribble andres iniesta victor valdes david villa lionel messi sergio busquets dani alves gerard pique fontas dos santos thiago alcantara la masia ballon dor tiki taka rooney 5-0 1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 6-0 1-1 2-1 3-1 4-1 5-2 4-2 3-3 barcelona barca real madrid camp nou pedro goal passing leo blaugrana santander sevilla passing game panathinaikos zaragoza ceuta beautiful sevilla kazan camp nou free kick penalty complication new world cup holland germany chile paraguay eric abidal puyol keita yaya toure fc… Continue reading
Andre Villas-Boas may be frustrated with the referee after his Tottenham side were controversially denied three goals in Thursday’s 0-0 draw with Lazio in the Europa League. But he knows it’s off-field matters that will be of greater concern to Michel Platini. The UEFA president was in attendance at White Hart Lane as racist taunts were heard from sections of Lazio’s support. It is believed that Spurs striker Jermain Defoe was the target of their abuse. SOUNDBITE (English) ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS Head coach, Tottenham Hotspur “Well I didn’t hear anything. Obviously it’s for the authorities to follow on any kind of… Continue reading
Samuel Eto’o shut up the fans’ racist Cagliari 0-1 Inter [17/10/2010] Series 10-11
As ironies go, this one’s pretty good given the full spectrum of their acronym, and all, even if it’s no longer surprising.
Everyone knows that the BBC’s decision to broadcast their Panorama expose just two days before the vote hurt their chances. It was likely directly responsible for their exit in the first round of voting, even, though it’s unlikely they were getting the tournament anyway (FIFA’s lost its taste for vanilla, it seems).
But one of the voters has explained just how badly it burned. And that it was racist, which, let’s be honest, isn’t going to earn many… Continue reading
England and Russia are two of the front-runners to host World Cup 2018, and FIFA are in England this week assessing the English bid. I’m an England fan and therefore biased, but I’m now 100% sure Russia should not be hosting the World Cup eight years from now.
I have no idea how long the above banner – in which racist Lokomotiv Moscow fans thank West Brom for buying their Nigerian-Russian striker Peter Odemwingie – was tolerated for, but the fact that is was unfurled at all suggests that the Russian football authorities still have some work to do… Continue reading