McClaren Doesn’t See Friendly As Must-Win

February 7, 2007

England Manager Steve McClaren Starts Spin Early

Just ahead of England’s friendly with Spain on Wednesday, Steve McClaren looked to get one step ahead of the critism he will surely endure, win or lose…(more)

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Liverpool Buyout a Done Deal

February 6, 2007

liverpool-soccer-ball.gifLiverpool Takeover By Two Americans Going Through

Americans George Gillett and Tom Hicks are reportedly taking over Liverpool for £470m…(more)


Real Madrid’s Capello Takes Swipe at Beckham

February 5, 2007

Fabio Capello – Real Madrid Manager Blames Beckham

Fabio Capello is starting to show signs of a coach on his way out, as his new-look Real Madrid loses 1-0 to 18th place Levante… (more)

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Benitez Calls Everton ‘Small Team’

February 4, 2007

liverpool-soccer-ball.gifRafael Benitez – Liverpool Manager Calls Everton ‘Small Team” After Draw

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez dubbed Merseyside rivals Everton a “small team” after the two clubs played to a 0-0 draw at Anfield…(more)

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Beckham Still Out of Capello’s Squad

February 4, 2007

David Beckham Left Out at Real Madrid Again

David Beckham has been left off the Real Madrid squad for their Sunday match against Levante… (more)

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Samuel Eto’o Back as Ronaldinho is Ruled Out

February 4, 2007

barcelona-soccer-ball.gifSamuel Eto’o, Barcelona Striker Returns Sunday as Ronaldinho Ruled Out

Barcelona striker Samuel Eto’o returns for Barcelona on Sunday… (more)

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SoccerGolazo Moves To Blogger

November 21, 2006

SoccerGolazo is moving to Blogger.

Please visit the new site here: SoccerGolazo!


Champions League Fixtures/Results 21.11.06 22.11.06

November 20, 2006

Champions League Fixtures/Results 21.11.06 22.11.06


Fabio Cannavaro Named European Footballer of the Year

November 19, 2006

Cannavaro, Real Madrid and Italy Defender Wins European Footballer of the Year


Weekend Matches Fixtures/Results 18.11.06 19.11.06

November 18, 2006

Featured Weekend Matches in the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, and Argentina Apertura.

The two horse race in the Premiership continues on Saturday….

Weekend Matches Fixtures/Results 18.11.06 19.11.06


Drogba Goal, Ivory Coast v Sweden 15.11.06

November 18, 2006

Video of Didier Drogba goal for the Ivory Coast versus Sweden.

Drogba Goal, Ivory Coast v Sweden 15.11.06


Higuain, Gago, Real Madrid Updates

November 17, 2006

Higuain, Gago, Real Madrid Updates


Colo Colo 2 – 1 Toluca, Copa Sudamericana Semifinal First Leg

November 17, 2006

Colo Colo 2 – 1 Toluca, Copa Sudamericana Semifinal First Leg


Copa Sudamericana Semifinals US TV Times

November 16, 2006

From SoccerTV.com

Thu Nov 16 04:00PM Pacific
Thu Nov 16 05:00PM Mountain
Thu Nov 16 06:00PM Central
Thu Nov 16 07:00PM Eastern
Length: 2 hr 30 min LIVE
FOX Sports en Espanol – US
Copa Sudamericana – Semifinal – Ida
Colo Colo (Chile) vs Toluca (Mexico)


Paranaense 0 – 1 Pachuca, Copa Sudamericana Semifinal First Leg

November 16, 2006

Paranaense 0 – 1 Pachuca, Copa Sudamericana Semifinal First Leg


England v Holland Live on Web at TheFA.com

November 15, 2006

If you live outside of the UK and Holland, you can watch England v Holland on the web.

It is being shown at TheFa.com for 3.99 Euros.

Video (new window)


Copa Sudamericana Semifinals US TV Times

November 15, 2006

From SoccerTV.com

Wed Nov 15 09:30AM Pacific
Wed Nov 15 10:30AM Mountain
Wed Nov 15 11:30AM Central
Wed Nov 15 12:30PM Eastern
Length: 2 hr LIVE
FOX Sports en Espanol – US
Copa Sudamericana – Semifinal – Ida
Atletico Paranaense (Brazil/Brasil) vs Pachuca (Mexico)


Gago, Real Madrid Will Sign Fernando Gago in January

November 15, 2006

Boca Juniors midfielder Fernando Gago will sign with Real Madrid in January according to Real president Ramon Calderon…

Gago, Real Madrid Will Sign Fernando Gago in January


Higuain, Real Madrid Make Offer to River Plate Forward

November 15, 2006

Higuain, Real Madrid Make Offer to River Plate Forward


Gonzalo Higuain, River Plate Star Rejects France Call-Up

November 15, 2006

Gonzalo Higuain, River Plate Star Rejects France Call-Up


Marcelo, Real Madrid Sign Fluminense Left Back – Update

November 14, 2006

real-madrid-soccer-ball.jpgMarcelo passed his medical and will be presented Wednesday at the Bernabeu.

Marcelo to join Real Madrid, president says – FoxSoccer.com AP (new window)

Marcelo, Real Madrid Sign Fluminense Left-Back – 10.11.06

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Euro 2008 Qualifying Matches/Results

November 13, 2006

euro-2008-imageEuro Summary at the BBC (new window)

Qualifiers – Goals and Scorers at Goalzz.com (new window)

Friendlies – Goals and Scorers at Goalzz.com (new window)

Euro 2008 Tables at the BBC (new window)

Tuesday, 14 November 2006

International Matches
Australia 1-1 Ghana
Wales 4-0 Liechtenstein

Wednesday, 15 November 2006

European Championship Qualifying
Belgium 0-1 Poland
Cyprus 1-1 Germany
FYR Macedonia 0-2 Russia
Finland 1-0 Armenia
Israel 3-4 Croatia
Portugal 3-0 Kazakhstan
Rep of Ireland 5-0 San Marino

International Matches
Albania v Congo DR
Austria 4-1 Trinidad and Tobago
Bolivia 4-1 El Salvador
Chile 3-2 Paraguay
Czech Republic 1-1 Denmark
Egypt 1-0 South Africa
Estonia 2-1 Belarus
France 1-0 Greece
Georgia 2-0 Uruguay
Holland 1-1 England
Hungary 1-0 Canada
Italy 1-1 Turkey
Ivory Coast 1-0 Sweden
Jamaica 1-1 Peru
Luxembourg 0-0 Togo
Malta 1-4 Lithuania
Morocco 6-0 Gabon
Serbia 1-1 Norway
Slovakia 3-1 Bulgaria
Spain 0-1 Romania
Switzerland 1-2 Brazil
Tunisia 2-0 Libya
Venezuela 2-1 Guatemala


Copa Sudamericana Semifinals

November 13, 2006

Copa Sudamericana Updates will now be posted at the NEW SoccerGolazo

Colo Colo 2 – 1 Toluca, Copa Sudamericana Semifinal First Leg

Paranaense 0 – 1 Pachuca, Copa Sudamericana Semifinal First Leg

The following schedules are from the CONMEBOL web site:

No | Date | City | Match | Referee
61 | 15.11.06 | 15.30 | Curitiba | Atl. Paranaense – Pachuca CF | MARTÍN Claudio (ARG)
62 | 16.11.06 | 21.15 | Santiago | Colo Colo – CD Toluca | RIVERA Víctor Hugo (PER)
63 | 21.11.06 | 19.15 | Toluca | CD Toluca – Colo Colo
64 | 22.11.06 | 19.15 | Pachuca | Pachuca CF – Atl. Paranaense

DAY & DATE TIME MATCH
FIRST LEG MATCHES
Wed 15-Nov-2006 15:30 (17:30 GMT) Atl. Paranaense    vs. Pachuca
Thu 16-Nov-2006 21:15 (00:15+ GMT) Colo Colo    vs. Toluca
SECOND LEG MATCHES
Tue 21-Nov-2006 19:15 (01:15+ GMT) Toluca    vs. Colo Colo
Wed 22-Nov-2006 19:15 (01:15+ GMT) Pachuca    vs. Atl. Paranaense

FINALS: November 29 and December 6.

CONMEBOL Copa Sudamericana Official Site – English (new window)

CONMEBOL Copa Sudamericana Official Site – Español (new window)

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Van Nistelrooy Goals

November 13, 2006

nike-t90-spectra-hi-vis-soccer-ball.gif12.11.06

Ruud Van Nistelrooy Scores 4 Goals

Osasuna 1 – 4 Real Madrid
Ruud 11′, Ruud, 27′, Ruud 44′, Ruud 83′. Ruud not named to Dutch coach Marco van Basten’s side that plays England on Wednesday. 13 goals in 15 appearances for Ruud as Real keep pace, just 3 points behind Barca.

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Drogba Goals

November 13, 2006

nike-t90-spectra-hi-vis-soccer-ball.gif11.11.06

Chelsea superstar Didier Drogba scores three goals in the Blues 4 – 0 rout of Watford.

Link to video.
Goals (new window)

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David Beckham, Blackburn Interested in January Transfer

November 11, 2006

david-beckham-balls.jpgBlackburn Rovers boss, Mark Hughes has said he would consider an attempt to sign David Beckham if he were to come available in January.

Blackburn is the latest in a string of Premiership teams to show an interest in the former England captain.

Beckham scored in Madrid’s 5 – 1 rout of third division side Ecija in the Copa del Rey on Thursday.

Rovers may enter race for Beckham – by Andy Neild – Lancashire Telegraph (new window)

Goals at YouTube (new window)

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Weekend Fixtures/Results 11.11.06 12.11.06

November 10, 2006

epl-laliga-afa-seriea.jpgFeatured Weekend Matches in the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, and Argentina Apertura.

Drogba 3. Van Nistelrooy 4. Ronaldinho 2.5.

A great goal scoring weekend.

Saturday, 11 November 2006

Blackburn 0 – 1 Manchester United
Louis Saha’s 64th minute goal keeps United 3 points up on Chelsea.

Chelsea 4 – 0 Watford
Didier Drogba’s brilliant run of form continues with another hat-trick. The Blues sit second, three behind United and 7 up on Arsenal, Aston Villa, and Bolton.
Goals (new window)

Valencia 1 – 1 Athletic de Bilbao
Fernando Morientes’ 44th minute goal is not enough as the visitors steal a point with a 90th minute goal from Llorente.

AC Milan 1 – 2 Roma
Totti grabs two as AC Milan slips to 20 points off the pace. Roma now sit third, just 4 points behind Inter and Palermo.
Totti First Goal (new window)
Winning Goal (new window)

Estudiantes de La Plata 3 – 1 River Plate
A raucous atmosphere as Estudiantes give the home crowd even more to cheer about, jumping over River into second. Both trail Boca with only four to play. River are 7 back and Estudiantes are 6 back.
Goals (new window)

Sunday, 12 November 2006

Arsenal 3 – 0 Liverpool
The Gunners are now third, ten points off the pace, as the Reds are 9th and fading. A strange scoresheet reads: Flamini, Toure, Gallas.

Reading 3 – 1 Tottenham
Spurs win over Chelsea becomes a distant memory as they lose on the road. Tottenham now sit 12th, one point behind victors Reading.

Racing de Santander 0 – 0 Sevilla
Sevilla lose their chance to stay on top, dropping to second, one point behind new leaders Barcelona.

Osasuna 1 – 4 Real Madrid
Ruud 11′, Ruud, 27′, Ruud 44′, Ruud 83′. Ruud not named to Dutch coach Marco van Basten’s side that plays England on Wednesday. 13 goals in 15 appearances for Ruud as Real keep pace, just 3 points behind Barca.
Goals – Match announcer should probably come with a warning label. (new window)

Barcelona 3 – 1 Zaragoza
Ronaldinho knocks home a nice header, top corners one of his patented free kicks, and hits the post on another for Saviola to tap in. Barcelona and Ronaldinho back on top.

Parma 1 – 2 Inter Milan
Golazo for Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the 15th. Budan equalizes in the 26th. Julio Cruz steals the win in the 95th to keep Inter even at the top with Palermo.

Palermo 3 – 0 Torino
The hosts continue their stay atop Serie A with another impressive win. Goals from Eugenio Corini, David Di Michele, and Carvalho Amauri have Palermo even on points with Inter on 27.

Boca Juniors 3 – 1 Quilmes
Boca look in control as they don’t play a team higher than 10th in their remaining 4 matches. The leaders are now 6 up on Estudiantes and 7 up on River.

21′ Boca – Palermo
50′ Boca – Palacio
53′ Quilmes – Rusculleda
77′ Boca – Palermo penalty

Apertura Summary – FoxSoccer.com (new window)

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Marcelo, Real Madrid Sign Fluminense Left-Back

November 10, 2006

real-madrid-soccer-ball.jpgBreaking News:

As expected, Real Madrid have signed Fluminense left-back Marcelo for 6 million Euros.

Real Madrid Seal Marcelo Deal – Goal.com (new window)

Madrid to sign Brazilian Marcelo – Eurosport.com (new window)

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