Posts Tagged "Barcelona"

A “Classico” Worthy Of The Name

A “Classico” Worthy Of The Name

By on Mar 25, 2014 in European Club Football, Latest | 2 comments

It was a strange Sunday more than a “Super” one. Tottenham showed heart. Stoke City looked like Barcelona. And Barcelona themselves defended like Aston Villa. In that context, Barca’s thrill/laugh-a-minute 4-3 victory at Real Madrid was almost to be expected. The Bernabeu clasico had everything Premier League fans apparently desire. Goals, pace, schoolboy errors,...

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Brisbane Roar secure the A League’s Premiers’ Plate in style

Brisbane Roar secure the A League’s Premiers’ Plate in style

By on Mar 25, 2014 in Australian Football | 0 comments

For some weeks, it’s felt as if the A League regular season closing script has all but been written. The only details left to fill in has been the who, the what and the when, and at the weekend we got our answer: it was Luke Brattan with a wonder goal in the dying minutes of Brisbane Roar’s game against Melbourne Victory to ensure the Queenslanders topped the table...

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A Sting In The Tail: Chelsea Tame Barcelona In The Champions League

By on Apr 24, 2012 in European Club Football, Latest | 1 comment

Possession, then, might only be nine-tenths of the law after all. When push came to shove at the Camp Nou last night, the young tigers of Barcelona were cast aside by Chelsea’s old dogs in a match of events so improbable that it at times stretch the credulity of the viewer. Such, though, has been the nature of Chelsea’s season since the departure of...

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Chelsea’s Golden Night: Barcelona Are Brought Down To Earth At Stamford Bridge

By on Apr 18, 2012 in European Club Football, Latest | 0 comments

They came,they saw and they kept possession as ever, but this time they couldn’t quite conquer. Barcelona arrived in West London this evening with the sound of a Spector-esque wall of praise ringing in their ears. They’re a great side. Indeed, if it is possible to draw comparisons across the different eras of the game, then they might just be the...

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