Football Info http://www.footballinfo.org Get The Latest Football News Mon, 08 Aug 2011 11:29:16 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.0.4 Joyful Lyon and tearful PSG http://www.footballinfo.org/joyful-lyon-and-tearful-psg/ http://www.footballinfo.org/joyful-lyon-and-tearful-psg/#comments Mon, 08 Aug 2011 11:29:16 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2244 “Lyon” started a new season with a victory, “Lille” and “Olympic” earned by a point each, a “Paris Saint-Germain” has suffered a sensational defeat on “Lorient”.
“Lion” in the opening round with a 3-1 beat “Nice,” national champion “Lille” and Marseille “Olympic” satisfied with a draw, and “Paris Saint-Germain” fairly invest in rookies, conceded humble “Lorient”.
The first official match at the coach position started with the cold shower for “Lyon” coach Remy Garda. Already in the sixth minute Lyon couldn’t keep up with Antonio Mounier, who led the “Nice” in advance. Four minutes later Lisandro restored the balance, and the 33th minute, when Gomes scored Bafetimbi, guests were already ahead. At the 74th minute, Maxim Gonalon, set on board the final result – 3:1 in favor of “Lion.”
“Lille” meanwhile, divided at the exit points from “Nancy” – 1:1. Mathieu Debyushi opened the scoring in the 47th minute, but Frank Beria on the hour struck his own net and deprived reigning champions the victory. At the 83rd minute, Pascal Berengo had been removed at hosts’ team, but the result didn’t affect.
“Olympic” in a duel with “Sochaux” also scored a run, but at some point in Marseille had to recoup. Lucho Gonzalez scored in the 38th minute, then scored Marvin Martin and Vincent Nogueira. Last word was said by Loic Remy in the 74th minute restored parity – 2:2. Fans of “PSG”, meanwhile, witnessed the presentation by Javier Pastore and minimum home defeat of the “Lorient”. The only goal here was marked by Julien Kersey.
“Toulouse” and “Montpellier” with two goals defeated “Ajaccio” and “Auxerre” respectively, “Kahn” celebrated the minimum victory over “Valenciennes”, and rookie-league “Evian” has earned a point on the “Brest” – 2: 2.

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Nani reprove City http://www.footballinfo.org/nani-reprove-city/ http://www.footballinfo.org/nani-reprove-city/#comments Mon, 08 Aug 2011 09:21:38 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2239 Due to Nani double, “Manchester United” won a victory over the strong-willed “Manchester City” in the match for the FA Community Shield – 3:2.
Although “citizens” were inferior to their opponent in the first half, but led to the break with the score 2-0. Jolyon Lescott and Edin Dzeko’s goals angered “MU”, whose players Chris Smalling and Nani distinguished in the second half of the match. In stoppage time, Portuguese designed a double, tilting the scales on the side of the “United”.
No matter how hard the fans of “City” may try to confuse the age-old rival, wards of Alex Ferguson confidently seized the initiative from the first minute. The rookie of “Manchester United” Ashley Young particularly impressed at the start. He was completing a rapid lunge of nominal guests, but after he hit the ball ricocheted from the defender, flying past the target.
In the first 35 minutes, the champion of England acted more inventive and dictated its own terms, but “City” failed to create dangerous moments. During one of the moments, Smalling didn’t have enough accuracy. Penalty shots of Wayne Rooney and Nani didn’t bring to anything.
In the 38th minute, the team of Roberto Mancini stepped forward. David Silva deftly executed “standard” and Lescott hit with the “first floor” struck the gate of David de Gea, remaining in this episode, a simple spectator. Already in compensated time, he was beaten by Jack, whose strike clearly misled youth goalkeeper for Spain from 30 meters.

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“Manchester United” won FA Community Shield http://www.footballinfo.org/manchester-united-won-fa-community-shield/ http://www.footballinfo.org/manchester-united-won-fa-community-shield/#comments Mon, 08 Aug 2011 06:44:35 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2235 “Manchester United” won Community Shield in a match against “Manchester City”. The meeting, held at the stadium “Wembley” on August 7, ended 3-2 in favor of Alex Ferguson’s wards.
“Manchester City” players opened the scoring, – in the 38th minute Joleon Lescott kicked with head filing with a penalty kick, made by David Silva. At the 45th minute Edin Dzeko doubled the lead team from afar just breaking the bottom.
The match character has changed dramatically in the second half. Footballers of ‘Manchester United’ almost immediately began to attack and succeed already at the 52th minute: Smalling, due to an error of defenders, ferried the ball into the net from the penalty after the filing. Soon “MU” equalized – a complex combination of Nani completed the exact impact in the near corner.
The rest of the match, “Manchester United” held in the attack. At the end of the game in the 94th minute, Nani got the ball knocked out Wayne Rooney out of his penalty area in midfield, beat the defender of the “City” and went one on one with the goalkeeper. The Portuguese goalkeeper easily surveyed and scored the winning goal.
FA Community Shield in the current format was established in 1974. Traditionally, this match is held at the stadium “Wembley” between the champion of English Premier League and FA Cup holder.

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National teams are back from vacation http://www.footballinfo.org/national-teams-are-back-from-vacation/ http://www.footballinfo.org/national-teams-are-back-from-vacation/#comments Sun, 07 Aug 2011 11:05:24 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2232 European teams will hold friendly matches on Wednesday, which will resume preparation for the September qualifying for the EURO 2012. UEFA.com talks about the most interesting sparring.
International soccer will return to Europe on Wednesday after the summer break. A number of teams from the Old World are preparing for a final check before the September qualifying for the resumption of Euro 2012 and the decisive matches.
Trio teams still have not lost a single point of qualification, and all three teams, Germany, Netherlands and Spain, will play on Wednesday. Bundestim Joachim Loew, which will reserve a place in the final stage in the case of the eighth victory in a row, will play with Brazil in Stuttgart. Many remember the final game of the teams at the 2002 World Cup.
The roads of Italy and Spain, meanwhile, will intersect the first time since Euro 2008 quarterfinals, where future champions have won on penalties. His first challenge to the Spanish national team got the midfielder of “Barcelona” Thiago Alcantara, who could make his debut in the world champions in Bari – the city where he was born.
Netherlands will cross swords with England on “Wembley”. It is interesting that almost exactly two years ago, the teams tied 2-2 in Amsterdam. France, meanwhile, will try to extend their unbeaten streak to 11 games, but this would be difficult, because the opponents have “triple color” strong team of Chile. Euro 2012 Hosts Poland and Ukraine will continue to prepare for the final tournament match with Sweden and Georgia, respectively.

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Stuttgart and Wolfsburg are in their height http://www.footballinfo.org/stuttgart-and-wolfsburg-are-in-their-height/ http://www.footballinfo.org/stuttgart-and-wolfsburg-are-in-their-height/#comments Sun, 07 Aug 2011 09:12:12 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2227 The double of Patrick Helmes brought “Wolfsburg” vicotory over “Cologne” and “Stuttgart” with the same 3-0 defeated “Schalke 04.”
“Stuttgart” and “Wolfsburg” in the opening round of the Bundesliga pleased their fans by a great victory, and the Bundesliga newcomer “Augsburg” parted friends with “Freiburg”.
Football season starts in Germany on Friday, when the national champion of Dortmund Borussia beat “Hamburg” with the score 3-1. “Stuttgart” went on and beat its opponent with a difference of three goals. Cacau in the 37th minute scored the first goal to the gates “Schalke 04”, then stir Martin Harnik (57th minute) and Shinji Okazaki who was replacing (89th) scored goals. “Wolfsburg” in the meantime with the same result 3-0 defeated the final match with ten men, “Cologne”, the main offender of which became the author of two balls Patrick Helmes.
Markus Rosenberg, returning from a lease in “Racing”, scored two goals to “Kaiserslautern” and brought “Werder Bremen” victory 2-0. “Augsburg” for its first point in the Bundesliga has to thank Sasha Meldersa, twice restored the balance in a fight with the “Freiburg”.
“Hannover”, the fourth team of the last championship with 2-1 bested “Hoffenheim” and “Gert”, returning to the elite after a one-year reference in the second Bundesliga in native walls suffered minimal damage from the “Nuremberg.”

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Lamela is officially in Roma http://www.footballinfo.org/lamela-is-officially-in-roma/ http://www.footballinfo.org/lamela-is-officially-in-roma/#comments Sun, 07 Aug 2011 07:03:07 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2223 “Roma” has confirmed the acquisition of promising Argentine playmaker Eric Lamela, who cost the Italian club 12 million Euros.
“Roma”, finally confirmed the purchase of the 18-year old playmaker, “River Plate” Erika Lamela, which cost for the yellow and red 12 million Euros.
The participant of Youth World Championship has signed with the Romans, who continue to prepare for fights with the “Slovan” in the round of the playoffs UEFA Champions League, five-year agreement.
Lamela moved to “River Plate” in 2008, but before the last campaign held in the Championship of Argentina he just two had matches. Last season he started in the “basis” of 31 fight, showing himself so vividly that debuted in May in the first team in Argentina.
Finishing in sixth place in the last championship, “Roma” in the offseason has acquired a new coach – Luis Enrique. Since then, Bojan Bojan, Gabriel Heinze, Jose Angel, Loic Maarten Stekelenburg and Him joined the ranks of the capital club.

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“Juventus” refused to sell his player to “Zenith” http://www.footballinfo.org/juventus-refused-to-sell-his-player-to-zenith/ http://www.footballinfo.org/juventus-refused-to-sell-his-player-to-zenith/#comments Sat, 06 Aug 2011 10:17:05 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2220 Italian football club “Juventus” refused to sell the defender Leonardo Bonucci to St. Petersburg “Zenith”. As the chairman of the board of directors “Juventus” Giuseppe Marotta, “Juventus” really got formal proposal from “Zenith”, but the team is not going to part with Bonucci, says the official website of the Turin club.
According to Marotta, Bonucci is a young player and “Juventus” leadership believes in him. The head of “Juventus” did not elaborate how much “Zenit” wanted to pay for the defender of Italy.
The 24-year-old Bonucci, playing in central defense, moved to the “Juventus” from “Bari” before the season-2010/11. He became a basic player of Turin club. The first years of a career he spent in Bonucci “Inter”, but mostly played in the lease.
In the Italian national team, the defender made his debut in March 2010. He got into the team for the World Cup in South Africa, but the field was never released. The Italians were to fail, without getting into the 1/8 finals. All in all, Bonucci played 11 matches and scored two goals for England.
In late June, “Zenith” has acquired another Italian team defender Domenico Krishito. He moved to St. Petersburg club from “Genoa”. Krishito debut in “Zenith” may be held on August 6 in the championship match between Russia and CSKA.

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Eight players of Barcelona in Spainish national team http://www.footballinfo.org/eight-players-of-barcelona-in-spainish-national-team/ http://www.footballinfo.org/eight-players-of-barcelona-in-spainish-national-team/#comments Sat, 06 Aug 2011 08:09:13 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2214 The head coach of Spanish soccer Vicente del Bosque called eight players from “Barcelona” to the national team for the friendly match with Italy. Among the players is the 20-year-old midfielder Thiago Alcantara, who rarely leaves the Catalan club on the field in the first team. This is informed by the official website of Spanish football federation (RFEF).
The match Italy – Spain will be on August 10 in Bari – the city, where Alcantara was born. It is worth noting that recently the media have written that Alcantara can be caused by a Brazilian national team (linebacker, in addition to Spanish, has Brazilian citizenship).
The halfback of London “Arsenal” Cesc Fabregas didn’t enter into the Spanish national, because of the received minor injury. The captain of “Barcelona” Carles Puyol also wasn’t in the team, as he has not yet recovered from the surgery due to a knee injury.
The total quantity of the players that del Bosque called to the team is 22 footballers: three goalkeepers, five defenders, eight midfielders and six attackers. Five players from Real Madrid and three players of “Athletics” from Bilbao are in the structure of the Spanish national team.

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Footballer of “Barcelona” went to Argentine club http://www.footballinfo.org/footballer-of-barcelona-went-to-argentine-club/ http://www.footballinfo.org/footballer-of-barcelona-went-to-argentine-club/#comments Sat, 06 Aug 2011 07:17:14 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2211 The defender of Spanish football club “Barcelona” Gabriel Milito went to the Argentine club “Independiente”, informs the official website of the Catalans. Milito has returned to the team, where he was a pupil, after eight years of performing in Europe. The last four seasons the defender spent in “Barcelona.”
The contract of the 30-year-old footballer with Spanish football club will come to an end in June 2012, but “Barcelona” has agreed to release players ahead of Argentina national team.
Milito played for “Independiente” from 1997 to 2003 and then moved to the Spanish “Zaragoza”. In 2007, the defender was bought by “Barcelona”, where Milito spent a total of 75 matches and scored two goals.
Gabriel Milito (younger brother of striker of Milan “Inter” Milito) is regularly invoked in the national team of Argentina. In the national team, he spent 42 meetings and has scored one goal.

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Zheffren in the kennel of “lions” http://www.footballinfo.org/zheffren-in-the-kennel-of-%e2%80%9clions%e2%80%9d/ http://www.footballinfo.org/zheffren-in-the-kennel-of-%e2%80%9clions%e2%80%9d/#comments Fri, 05 Aug 2011 08:01:25 +0000 marina http://www.footballinfo.org/?p=2208 Zheffren left the training camp of “Barcelona” in Miami and arrived in Lisbon, where he signed a five-year contract with the “Sporting”, becoming its 14th rookie this summer.
Lisbon “Sporting” got at “Barcelona” Zheffrena winger, who signed a five-year contract with the Portuguese.
“Here I’ll be able to play more and develop as a footballer – said a native of Venezuela, who scored three goals for “Barca” in 22 league matches in Spain. – In Lisbon, I intend to win titles.”
This summer, the 23-year-old Zheffren helped the Spaniards to win the European championship among youth. He became the 14th rookie of “Sporting” of late. Previously players such as Valeri Bojinov, Diego Capel and Oguchi Onyewu joined the “lions”.
Today “Sporting” will find out the name of its opponent in the round of playoff UEFA Champions League. The draw for this phase will begin in Nyon at 13:30 CET.

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