UEFA Champions League 2011/12: Bayern Munich & Dinamo Zagreb in Front as All Hosts Win Play-Off First Legs

The second batch of Play-Off first leg matches in the vital shootout to see who will line up in the UEFA Champions League 2011/12 group stages took place on the evening of Wednesday 17th August 2011. Bayern Munich and Dinamo Zagreb lead the way, both collecting solid wins and carrying a healthy advantage through to … Read more UEFA Champions League 2011/12: Bayern Munich & Dinamo Zagreb in Front as All Hosts Win Play-Off First Legs

Triathlon Champion Jamie Whyte “Looking Forward” to Challenge Vichy

Challenge Vichy takes place on Sunday 21st August and will attract some of the very best triathletes in the world to central France. The Challenge Wanaka Champion, Jamie Whyte from New Zealand, said that he is “looking forward” to race day against strong domestic competition in an interview with The Global Herald: Q: How has … Read more Triathlon Champion Jamie Whyte “Looking Forward” to Challenge Vichy

UEFA Champions League 2011/12: Plzen, Lyon & Arsenal Make Winning Start in Vital Play-Off

FC Viktoria Plzen and Olympique Lyonnaise both recorded 3-1 victories, while Arsenal won 1-0 at home to Udinese of Italy in the first leg of their vital UEFA Champions League 2011/12 Qualification Play-Off matches on the evening of Tuesday 16th August 2011. The two other matches of the evening ended in nervy draws, as BATE … Read more UEFA Champions League 2011/12: Plzen, Lyon & Arsenal Make Winning Start in Vital Play-Off

Football: Cesc Fabregas Transfer from Arsenal to Barcelona Completes

Spanish World Cup winning footballer, Cesc Fabregas, 24, has today completed a transfer from Arsenal F.C. of the Barclays Premier League, to F.C. Barcelona, of the Spanish Primera Division, the current holders of the UEFA Champions League. Fabregas has signed a five year contract with the Catalan giants, after passing two medicals, following agreement on … Read more Football: Cesc Fabregas Transfer from Arsenal to Barcelona Completes

Tim Berkel Wins KMD Challenge Copenhagen Triathlon

Tim Berkel has triumphed in the KMD Challenge Copenhagen triathlon in a time of 08:11:15. The Australian edged ahead of Jimmy Johnsen in the iron distance challenge despite a four minute drafting penalty for his bike ride. The champion’s splits were as follows: Swim 00:48:24 Bike   04:33:18 Run   02:46:16 Competitors battled it out on … Read more Tim Berkel Wins KMD Challenge Copenhagen Triathlon

Barclays Premier League 2011/12: West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Manchester United

West Brom 1-2 Manchester United (HT 1-1) Long 37 Rooney 13 Reid (O.G.) 81 Manchester United became one of only three teams to claim three points from the first two days of Barclays Premier League 2011/12, as a late Steven Reid own goal gave them a 2-1 away win over West Bromwich Albion on the … Read more Barclays Premier League 2011/12: West Bromwich Albion 1-2 Manchester United

Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Queens Park Rangers 0-4 Bolton Wanderers

Queens Park Rangers 0-4 Bolton Wanderers (HT 0-1) Cahill 45+2 Gabbidon (OG) 67 Klasnic 70 Muamba 79 Bolton got their 2011/12 Barclays Premier League season off to the best possible start by showing Queens Park Rangers just how big the gulf between the Championship and the Premiership remains, as newly promoted QPR fell to a … Read more Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Queens Park Rangers 0-4 Bolton Wanderers

Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Liverpool 1-1 Sunderland

Liverpool 1-1 Sunderland (HT 1-0) Suarez 12 Larsson 57 Liverpool started their Barclays Premier League 2011/12 campaign brightly, by going 1-0 up inside 12 minutes, but saw a first half lead equalised in the second half by a resurgent Sunderland who claimed a share of the points with the match finishing 1-1. After having spent … Read more Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Liverpool 1-1 Sunderland

Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Fulham 0-0 Aston Villa

Fulham 0-0 Aston Villa (HT 0-0) Aston Villa and Fulham both picked up their first Barclays Premier League 2011/12 point on the opening day as two of the surest defences of 2010/11 showed themselves, once more, to be difficult to break down during a 0-0 draw. But Aston Villa will return from Fulham’s Craven Cottage … Read more Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Fulham 0-0 Aston Villa

Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers (HT 1-1) Formica 20 Fletcher 22 Ward 47 Wolves came back from a goal down at Blackburn’s Ewood Park to take an opening day win to get their 2011/12 Barclays Premier League off to the best possible start. Mick McCarthy’s Wolverhampton Wanderers only narrowly stayed in the Premier League in … Read more Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Football: Cesc Fabregas & Samir Nasri Not in Squad for Newcastle v Arsenal Premier League Opener

Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri will not feature in the Arsenal squad which travels to Newcastle to kick-off the Barclays Premier League campaign for 2011/12, according to Arsene Wenger. Arsenal face Newcastle at the North East club’s St James’ Park in the late kick-off match on Saturday to get both side’s 2011/12 seasons under-way, however, … Read more Football: Cesc Fabregas & Samir Nasri Not in Squad for Newcastle v Arsenal Premier League Opener

Football: Arsenal’s Fabregas & Nasri Futures to be Decided “Very Quickly”

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, hopes to have firmly established the future of his two best players, captain Cesc Fabregas and attacking midfielder Samir Nasri, by the weekend. According to an interview given on the club’s website, Wenger told that he hoped the situation regarding the ongoing transfer negotiations for both players would be resolved “very … Read more Football: Arsenal’s Fabregas & Nasri Futures to be Decided “Very Quickly”

Football: Barclays Premier League 2011/12 Opening Day Fixtures, Saturday 13 August 2011

The Barclays Premier League returns on the afternoon of Saturday 13th August 2011, when 12 teams will attempt to get their season off to the best possible start with a win. There had been seven matches scheduled to take place on the opening Saturday, however, following a week of rioting in England, much of which … Read more Football: Barclays Premier League 2011/12 Opening Day Fixtures, Saturday 13 August 2011

Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Tottenham v Everton Opening Day Fixture Postponed

The opening weekend fixture list for the 2011/12 Barclays Premier League will feature only 18 of the 20 teams  in the league, after it was decided, following a number of days of rioting in North London, to postpone the Tottenham Hotspur v Everton fixture, which had been scheduled to take place at 15:00 BST on … Read more Barclays Premier League 2011/12: Tottenham v Everton Opening Day Fixture Postponed

UK Riots 2011: FA Cancels England V Holland Friendly

The Football Association has cancelled a friendly football match between England and Holland following riots in London that have diverted the resources of police throughout England. The match was scheduled to take place at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday 10th August 2011. Saying that emergency services were unable to guarantee the safety of visiting fans, the … Read more UK Riots 2011: FA Cancels England V Holland Friendly