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Why Tottenham Must Not Leave it Late on the Road Again in Europa League

Why Tottenham Must Not Leave it Late on the Road Again in Europa League

Andre Villas-Boas’ Tottenham Hotspur team have fully earned their spot in the final eight of the UEFA Europa League but their journey to the quarterfinals has been quite the bumpy one, especially on the road in the knockout stage. Spurs have left it late in their previous two away legs against Lyon in the round [...]

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Tottenham: Emmanuel Adebayor For The Rescue?

Tottenham: Emmanuel Adebayor For The Rescue?

Free from the normal English Premier League match this coming weekend, Tottenham Hotspur can concentrate their full resources on the final eight round of the UEFA Europa League title. But this will not be a simple mission to the Spur. Facing Swiss club FC Basel in a second leg of the quarter-finals after a sloppy [...]

Injury Crisis Looms Large at Tottenham After Europa League Draw With Basel

Injury Crisis Looms Large at Tottenham After Europa League Draw With Basel

Any time that  a club finishes a match with nine players on the pitch, it is something to be concerned about. For Tottenham Hotspur, finishing with nine players on the pitch against FC Basel in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League quarterfinal raised plenty of concerns amongst everyone around the club because of [...]

Chelsea News: Victor Moses Pays Tribute to Fernando Torres

Chelsea News: Victor Moses Pays Tribute to Fernando Torres

Speaking to Chelsea’s official site, Victor Moses today heaped praise on out-of-form striker Fernando Torres’ two goal performance in yesterday’s Europa League victory over Rubin Kazan. Fernando Torres opened the scoring in the first half before Victor Moses doubled Chelsea’s lead with a well struck volley. Rubin Kazan got one back just before the break [...]

Chelsea: Is Torres Making a Case to Extend His Stay?

Chelsea: Is Torres Making a Case to Extend His Stay?

After Chelsea’s win over Rubin Kazan in the UEFA Europa League it seems that a player might have found the fountain of youth. Fernando “El niño” Torres has re-found himself on the field. After going on a goal drought since the English Premier League’s Christmas break, Torres was the decisive player that gave Chelsea a [...]

Benfica rout Newcastle in a convincing 3-1

Benfica rout Newcastle in a convincing 3-1

The Eagles put a foot in the semifinals, having fought back from a 0-1 deficit to Newcastle. The Magpies defenders allowed Benfica’s forwards to score easily having wasted the chance at earning some priceless away advantage before the return leg in England. The Magpies started the match with a strong attitude, missing the first chance to score [...]

Video: Fernando Torres’ 2nd Goal For Chelsea Against Rubin Kazan

Video: Fernando Torres’ 2nd Goal For Chelsea Against Rubin Kazan

Fernando Torres goal puts the Blues 3-1 up over Rubin Kazan. Watch Fernando Torres’ First Goal Against Rubin Kazan Watch Victor Moses’ Goal Against Rubin Kazan

Video: Victor Moses Goal For Chelsea Against Rubin Kazan

Video: Victor Moses Goal For Chelsea Against Rubin Kazan

Victor Moses goal puts the Blues 2-0 up over Rubin Kazan. Μοζις2-0R by ourmatch Watch Fernando Torres’ Goal Against Rubin Kazan

Video: Fernando Torres Goal For Chelsea Against Rubin Kazan

Video: Fernando Torres Goal For Chelsea Against Rubin Kazan

Fernando Torres’ goal puts the Blues 1-0 up over Rubin Kazan. Τορρες1-0R by ourmatch Watch Fernando Torres’ Second Goal Against Rubin Kazan Watch Victor Moses’ Goal Against Rubin Kazan

Tottenham vs Basel: Spurs’ Keys to Victory

Tottenham vs Basel: Spurs’ Keys to Victory

The quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League kick off on Thursday with four simultaneous matches being played in England, Portugal and Turkey. One of the two matches being played in England comes to us from North London as Tottenham host Swiss side FC Basel at White Hart Lane. Spurs barely escaped the San Siro in [...]

Newcastle United Foreshadows Relegation Due to Europa League Campaign

Newcastle United Foreshadows Relegation Due to Europa League Campaign

On Thursday, Newcastle United will play the first leg of their Europa League quarter-finals against Benfica.  This has been an excellent run for manager Alan Pardew and the Magpies.  However, the 15th place Newcastle squad is only three points away from relegation. However, Pardew is not worried about relegation and has his squad focused on [...]

Tottenham: 3 Factors to give Spurs the Edge Against Basel

Tottenham: 3 Factors to give Spurs the Edge Against Basel

If English teams are not to be seen around in the final eight group of the Champions League this season, the situation is inversely proportional to what one can find in the quarterfinals of the Uefa Europa League. Chelsea, Newcastle and Tottenham Spurs have all made it and will face their respective challengers on Thursday [...]

Chelsea v. Rubin Kazan- 5 Players To Watch

Chelsea v. Rubin Kazan- 5 Players To Watch

It’s been a busy week already for Chelsea as they look to build on a monumental victory over Manchester United in the quarterfinals of the F.A. Cup on Monday. Next up: a quarterfinal date in the Europa League with Russian side Rubin Kazan at Stamford Bridge on Thursday. The Russian club is not to be [...]

Benfica-Newcastle United Europa League Quarter-Final Preview and Projected Line-Ups

Benfica-Newcastle United Europa League Quarter-Final Preview and Projected Line-Ups

Alan Pardew’s Newcastle United side travel to The Stadium of Light, Lisbon intending to be the third English side in four years to knock Benfica out of European competition after Chelsea and Liverpool achieved the feat in 2012 and 2010 respectively. Although Portuguese giants with a famous history of some 70+ trophies, elimination by English [...]

Chelsea’s Ashely Cole Sidelined

Chelsea’s Ashely Cole Sidelined

Chelsea defender Ashley Cole will miss up to two weeks of action for the Blues with a hamstring injury. The English defender suffered this injury during Chelsea’s FA Cup quarter-final replay match against Manchester United on Monday.  The severity of the injury and the duration were confirmed by manager Rafa Benitez after the match. ”This kind [...]

Dortmund Look to Continue European Run

Dortmund Look to Continue European Run

With Borussia Dortmund out of the race to retain their German league title, the Champions League has taken even larger significance. After dispatching Shakhtar Donetsk 5-2 on aggregate, Dortmund could have been paired against a number of strong European sides with their quarter-final draw. With Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Bayern Munich (who hold currently a [...]