Tag Archives: UEFA

  • This Day In Sports History (June 27th) — France Win 1984 Euro

    This Day In Sports History (June 27th) — France Win 1984 Euro

    It was on this day in 1984 that France won the UEFA European Football Championships.  It was the country’s first major international soccer tournament victory. As the hosts of the tournament, France automatically qualified for the eight-team tournament.  They would cruise through the Group Stage of the tournament, beating Denmark 1-0 in their opener, and […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/23/12 — Roberto Soldado

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/23/12 — Roberto Soldado

    Valencia hasn’t been having much success during their current La Liga campaign, but they had the opportunity to move into a tie atop Group F in UEFA Champions League action on Tuesday  All they needed to do was go into Belarus and beat the team they were chasing, BATE Borisov.  And they did just that, […]

  • Ramires Misses Open Net From Inches Away During UCL Match With Benfica (Video)

    Ramires Misses Open Net From Inches Away During UCL Match With Benfica (Video)

    With Chelsea leading by a score of 1-0 during the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal match-up against Benfica earlier today, Brazilian midfielder Ramires had a glorious opportunity to put the Blues up 2-0 and essentially clinch the English club’s birth in the  semi-finals… …And he failed horribly. After watching a pass from Salomon […]

  • All Five Of Lionel Messi’s Goals In 30 Seconds (Video)

    All Five Of Lionel Messi’s Goals In 30 Seconds (Video)

    Yesterday afternoon I spent over 90 minutes watching Barcelona’s Lionel Messi make history with his five-goal performance during the second leg of a UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match against Bayer Leverkusen.  Anytime you get to watch the best player in the world in action, it is always quite the treat.  Especially when he […]

  • No One Enjoyed Boateng’s Goal More Than Tiziano Crudeli (Video)

    No One Enjoyed Boateng’s Goal More Than Tiziano Crudeli (Video)

    You might think you are a big fan of your favorite team in your favorite sport, but your love for your club pales in comparison to Tiziano Crudeli’s love for AC Milan. The Gold 7 sports journalist and AC Milan superfan has shown his love for the Rossoneri in the past, and he was doing […]

  • This Last Minute Stand By Beşiktaş JK Is Something To Marvel (Video)

    This Last Minute Stand By Beşiktaş JK Is Something To Marvel (Video)

    Three minutes into injury time, Beşiktaş found themselves clinging to a 1-0 lead during their Europa League group stage match against Dynamo Kyiv. A win would move them one point ahead of their opponents for sole position of second place in Group E.   With the final seconds winding down, three-points appeared to be within Beşiktaş’ […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 27th) – FC Barcelona

    This Day In Sports History (May 27th) – FC Barcelona

    It was on this day in 2009 that FC Barcelona won their third UEFA Champions League title.  Barcelona defeated Manchester United 2-0 in a game played at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy.  Manchester United missed out on the opportunity to become the first team in 19 years to repeat as champions. Samuel Eto’o gave […]

  • Clarence Seedorf Is One Sad Man (Video)

    Clarence Seedorf Is One Sad Man (Video)

    No one appeared to be more emotionally distraught to see AC Milan eliminated from Champions League play today than midfielder Clarence Seedorf. After playing to a scoreless draw with Tottenham in the second leg of their round of 16 match today, Seedorf was simply too sad to take part in an on-field interview, attempting to […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/8/11 — Lionel Messi

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/8/11 — Lionel Messi

    Barcelona entered the second leg of their Champions League match-up with Arsenal in need of a big performance at Camp Nou if they hoped to continue their run towards the title for best in Europe.  Having lost the first leg in England by a score of 2-1, the Catalan Giants were in need of three […]

  • AC Milan’s Gennaro Gattuso Chokes, Headbutts Tottenham Coach (Videos)

    AC Milan’s Gennaro Gattuso Chokes, Headbutts Tottenham Coach (Videos)

    It wasn’t AC Milan’s day today as they fell to Tottenham by a score of 1-0 during the first leg of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 match-up. After a scoreless first half, the Rossoneri dominated the run of play for much of the second half, but couldn’t capitalize on their chances.  Tottenham, on […]