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Archive for October, 2011

Genk vs. Chelsea FC UEFA Champions League preview

Genk failed to win a game during their only previous UEFA Champions League participation in 2002/03 and if they are to get off the mark on matchday four they have to bounce back from a heavy defeat at Chelsea FC last time out. The Stamford Bridge fixture on 19 October was the first competitive game  [ Read More ]

Chelsea vs. Arsenal 3-5: Van Persie netted a hat-trick

Arsenal beat Chelsea 5-3 in an incredible Premier League game at Stamford Bridge. Dutch striker Robin van Persie scored a hat-trick taking his tally to a staggering 28 goals in 27 Premier League fixtures in 2011. Chelsea opened the score in the 14th minute, Frank Lampard scored by a superbe diving header from Mata’s super  [ Read More ]

FIFA Task Force Football 2014 sets outs next proposals

The FIFA Task Force Football 2014 convened for the second time under the chairmanship of Franz Beckenbauer at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. “The FIFA Task Force Football 2014 plays an integral role in our programme of good governance, transparency and zero tolerance towards wrongdoing on and also off the pitch, which we presented  [ Read More ]

UEFA Euro 1968

The 1968 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament was held in Italy. This was the third European Football Championship, an event held every four years and endorsed by UEFA. The final tournament took place between June 5 and June 10, 1968. It was in this year that the tournament changed its name from European Nations  [ Read More ]

FIFA awarded US TV Rights for 2015-2022

The FIFA Executive Committee on 21 October 2011 ratified the bids from two US media companies for the TV rights for the period 2015-2022. Fox (including radio rights) and NBCUniversal’s Telemundo Media (Spanish-language, excluding radio rights) have acquired the exclusive US media rights to FIFA World Cup football across all platforms from 2015 to 2022,  [ Read More ]

No tobacco at UEFA EURO 2012

UEFA announced that it will enforce a complete ban on the use, sale or promotion of tobacco in all stadia involved in UEFA EURO 2012. The regulation will apply without exception to all spaces within stadia perimeters, both indoors and outdoors. This tobacco-free policy was developed and will be implemented in collaboration with the World  [ Read More ]

Manchester United vs. Manchester City 1-6! Roberto Mancini`s team, Manchester City delolished, at Old Trafford, Alex Ferguson`s team by 6-1! Super Mario Balotelli opened the score in 22nd minute after a brilliant Milner pass. After the goal Balotelli revealed a message on his t-shirt: “WHY ALWAYS ME?”. Jonny Evans was sent off in the 47th  [ Read More ]

Real Madrid won in style at Malaga with 4-0 helped by a good performance of his Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. Higuain opened the score in the 11th minute, completed by Ronaldo`s hat-trick (23’, 28’, 38’). Cristiano Ronaldo registered his third Spanish Liga hat-trick this season, Gonzalo Higuain scored for the fourth straight league game. With  [ Read More ]

Club Brugge vs. Birmingham City UEFA Europa League preview

Club Brugge  will look to maintain their unbeaten home record against English sides as Birmingham City  come calling in UEFA Europa League Group H. The sides are meeting for the first time in UEFA competition, and this is also Birmingham’s first UEFA contest against a Belgian team. The Blues took on R. Union Saint-Gilloise in  [ Read More ]

FC Zurich vs. S.S. Lazio UEFA Europa League preview

Having taken just a point each from their opening two UEFA Europa League Group D fixtures, FC Zürich and S.S. Lazio will look to move up a gear on matchday three. The clubs are meeting for the first time in UEFA competition. Zürich’s record in eight games against Italian sides reads W2 D2 L4 (W1  [ Read More ]