“We saw that they beat Barcelona in Glasgow, but we are prepared to adapt maybe more than they did on that occasion”
In an intense final quarter of an hour at the Stadio Ennio Tardini, Palermo goalkeeper Francesco Benussi contrived to allow Parma striker Amauri’s half volley slip through his arms in farcical fashion.
This week was Anti-bullying week and to raise awareness of this issue, Lauren Seager-Smith from the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) wrote a piece that exposes a research and case studies that show how much can bullying affect children’s life performance as they are scared of being talented and brilliant.
As followers of the American TV show Homeland [...]
By Linda Sharkey | | Friday, 23 November 2012 at 5:43 pm
European Champions Chelsea were humbled last night, beaten 3-0 by Juventus in Turin following a consummate display by the Serie A leaders. It was a result which leaves qualification almost impossible for the Stamford Bridge club and has ultimately cost Roberto Di Matteo his job.
Last night saw Juventus host a Champions League game for the first time in three years and yet the enduring image of a match which saw the home side draw a record setting eighth consecutive European game was swathes of empty seats throughout a stadium which has been consistently sold out for domestic ties since opening last September.
Juventus have shown the way and others seem determined to follow as they help Calcio move away from the perception of it as ‘boring.’ It’s about time!
It hasn’t been the easiest of journeys but finally they are back. When the Champions League anthem is played over the Stamford Bridge PA system on Wednesday evening, the eleven men wearing the famous black and white stripes of Juventus will be the first to do so in almost three years.
As the rain began to pour down over Beijing’s National Stadium, the Bird’s Nest, it quickly became apparent football audiences were in for a treat of a Supercoppa Final between Juventus and Napoli.
After spending many years as a much derided and decidedly second rate competition, the Italian Cup has enjoyed a renaissance in recent seasons and, having ended the undefeated campaign of Serie A Champions Juventus, Napoli will be hoping it can do the same for then.
The Dutch goalkeeper brought to an end his remarkable career after the Champions League final against Barcelona but the loss to the La Liga champions could only dampen rather than ruin his farewell.
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