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Nocturnal
September 18, 2007, 01:38 AM
UEFA Champions League one of the major football (soccer) event starts from Today.
I will go for AC Milan. My second fav would be Man Utd :)

Group A: Besiktas, FC Porto, Liverpool, Marseille
Group B: Chelsea, Rosenborg, Schalke, Valencia
Group C: Lazio, Olympiacos, Real Madrid, Werder Bremen
Group D: AC Milan, Benfica, Celtic, Shakhtar Donetsk
Group E: Barcelona, Lyon, Rangers, VfB Stuttgart
Group F: Dynamo Kiev, Man Utd, Roma, Sporting
Group G: CSKA Moscow, Fenerbahce, Inter Milan, PSV
Group H:Arsenal, Sevilla, Slavia Prague, Steaua Bucharest

First Round Schedule:
Matchday 1 - 18 September 2007
Group Home Away
A Marseille 20:45 Beşiktaş JK
A Porto 20:45 Liverpool
B Chelsea 20:45 Rosenborg
B Schalke 20:45 Valencia
C Real Madrid 20:45 Bremen
C Olympiacos 20:45 Lazio
D Milan 20:45 Benfica
D Shakhtar 20:45 Celtic

Matchday 1 - 19 September 2007
Group Home Away
E Rangers 20:45 Stuttgart
E Barcelona 20:45 Lyon
F Roma 20:45 Dynamo Kyiv
F Sporting 20:45 Man. United
G PSV 20:45 CSKA Moskva
G Fenerbahçe 20:45 Internazionale
H Arsenal 20:45 Sevilla
H Slavia 20:45 Steaua

abdulw11
September 18, 2007, 12:30 PM
Ahhh, it's that time of year again. I love this tournament.

Obviously, Man Utd all the way for me. Looking forward to Man Utd v Roma. That 7-1 victory is still fresh in my mind.

Hatebreed
September 18, 2007, 03:33 PM
Man United all the way!

MohammedC
September 18, 2007, 03:47 PM
Tuesday, 18 September 2007
UEFA Champions League
AC Milan 2-1 Benfica
<!--Fixture ID: 2888727-->Chelsea 1-1 Rosenborg
<!--Fixture ID: 2888723-->FC Porto 1-1 Liverpool
<!--Fixture ID: 2888722-->Marseille 2-0 Besiktas
<!--Fixture ID: 2888721-->Olympiacos 1-1 Lazio
<!--Fixture ID: 2888726-->Real Madrid 2-1 Werder Bremen
<!--Fixture ID: 2888725-->Schalke 04 0-1 Valencia
<!--Fixture ID: 2888724-->Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 Celtic
<!--Fixture ID: 2888728-->

Nocturnal
September 18, 2007, 10:02 PM
Tuesday, 18 September 2007
UEFA Champions League
AC Milan 2-1 Benfica
<!--Fixture ID: 2888727-->Chelsea 1-1 Rosenborg
<!--Fixture ID: 2888723-->FC Porto 1-1 Liverpool
<!--Fixture ID: 2888722-->Marseille 2-0 Besiktas
<!--Fixture ID: 2888721-->Olympiacos 1-1 Lazio
<!--Fixture ID: 2888726-->Real Madrid 2-1 Werder Bremen
<!--Fixture ID: 2888725-->Schalke 04 0-1 Valencia
<!--Fixture ID: 2888724-->Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 Celtic
<!--Fixture ID: 2888728-->

good start by Milan :)

Puck
September 19, 2007, 08:54 AM
shaktar donestsk has done well..

NightF!re
September 19, 2007, 12:38 PM
Red devils.....:D

Nocturnal
September 19, 2007, 07:09 PM
All score:

Matchday 1 - 19 September 2007
Group Home Away

E Rangers 2-1 Stuttgart
E Barcelona 3-0 Lyon
F Roma 2-0 Dynamo Kyiv
F Sporting 0-1 Man. United
G PSV 2-1 CSKA Moskva
G Fenerbahçe 1-0 Internazionale
H Arsenal 3-0 Sevilla
H Slavia 2-1 Steaua

Matchday 1 - 18 September 2007
Group Home Away

A Marseille 2-0 Beşiktaş
A Porto 1-1 Liverpool
B Chelsea 1-1 Rosenborg
B Schalke 0-1 Valencia
C Real Madrid 2-1 Bremen
C Olympiacos 1-1 Lazio
D Milan 2-1 Benfica
D Shakhtar 2-0 Celtic

Xavier
September 20, 2007, 08:51 AM
Roma! :)

Nocturnal
October 2, 2007, 04:52 PM
Matchday 2 - 02 October 2007

Group Home Away
E Lyon 0-3 Rangers
E Stuttgart 0-2 Barcelona
F Man. United 1-0 Roma
F Dynamo Kyiv 1-2 Sporting
G CSKA Moskva 2-2 Fenerbahçe
G Internazionale 2-0 PSV
H Steaua 0-1 Arsenal
H Sevilla 4-2 Slavia

Nocturnal
October 3, 2007, 05:09 PM
Matchday 2 - 03 October 2007

Group Home Away
A Liverpool 0-1 Marseille
A Beşiktaş 0-1 Porto
B Valencia 1-2 Chelsea
B Rosenborg 0-2 Schalke
C Lazio 2-2 Real Madrid
C Bremen 1-3 Olympiacos
D Celtic 2-1 Milan :(
D Benfica 0-1 Shakhtar

Hatebreed
October 3, 2007, 06:23 PM
Excellent. Cheslea defeat would have been better though.

Beamer
October 4, 2007, 12:10 PM
Where are the Liverpool fans ? hiding under the crumbling bleachers at Anfield? Marseille will lose this Karim Ziani very soon. He just runs, runs, runs..

Nocturnal
October 23, 2007, 07:46 PM
Matchday 3 - 23 October 2007
Group Home Away
E Stuttgart 0-2 Lyon
E Rangers 0-0 Barcelona
F Dynamo Kyiv 2-4 Man. United :)
F Roma 2-1 Sporting
G CSKA Moskva 1-2 Internazionale
G PSV 0-0 Fenerbahçe
H Sevilla 2-1 Steaua
H Arsenal 7-0 Slavia

Hatebreed
October 24, 2007, 03:55 PM
Besiktas 2-1 Liverpool (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/europe/7054218.stm) :wave:

UEFA Champions League : Group A Table
24 October 2007 01:00
<table class="shorttable" border="1" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="header"> <td class="c1">
</td> <td class="c2">
</td> <td class="c3">P</td> <td class="c4">W</td> <td class="c5">D</td> <td class="c6">L</td> <td class="c7">F</td> <td class="c8">A</td> <td class="c9">GD</td> <td class="c10">PTS</td> </tr> <tr class="r2"> <td class="c1">1</td> <td class="c2">Marseille</td> <td class="c3">3</td> <td class="c4">2</td> <td class="c5">1</td> <td class="c6">0</td> <td class="c7">4</td> <td class="c8">1</td> <td class="c9">3</td> <td class="c10">7</td> </tr> <tr class="r1"> <td class="c1">2</td> <td class="c2">FC Porto</td> <td class="c3">3</td> <td class="c4">1</td> <td class="c5">2</td> <td class="c6">0</td> <td class="c7">3</td> <td class="c8">2</td> <td class="c9">1</td> <td class="c10">5</td> </tr> <tr class="r2"> <td class="c1">3</td> <td class="c2">Besiktas</td> <td class="c3">3</td> <td class="c4">1</td> <td class="c5">0</td> <td class="c6">2</td> <td class="c7">2</td> <td class="c8">4</td> <td class="c9">-2</td> <td class="c10">3</td> </tr> <tr class="r1"> <td class="c1">4</td> <td class="c2">Liverpool (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/l/liverpool/default.stm)</td> <td class="c3">3</td> <td class="c4">0</td> <td class="c5">1</td> <td class="c6">2</td> <td class="c7">2</td> <td class="c8">4</td> <td class="c9">-2</td> <td class="c10">1</td></tr></tbody></table>

Nocturnal
October 24, 2007, 03:57 PM
Matchday 3 - 24 October 2007
Group Home Away
A Beşiktaş 2-1 Liverpool :lol:
A Marseille 1-1 Porto
B Rosenborg 2-0 Valencia
B Chelsea 2-0 Schalke
C Bremen 2-1 Lazio
C Real Madrid 4-2 Olympiacos
D Benfica 1-0 Celtic
D Milan :) 4-1 Shakhtar

Tigers_eye
October 24, 2007, 04:27 PM
bah!! manush to bhishon khushi dheka jai!!

Rumz_01
October 24, 2007, 05:22 PM
Liverpool played pathetic today..
some sparks..bu overall dissapointment

rubel_18
October 24, 2007, 06:13 PM
Liverpool played pathetic today..
some sparks..bu overall dissapointment

Unlucky Liverpool oh well at least Real Madrid and Man Utd won lol

Nocturnal
November 6, 2007, 02:36 PM
Today's Fixture: All games will start within 10 mins from now

Matchday 4
06 November 2007
Group Home Away
A Liverpool 20:45 Beşiktaş
A Porto 20:45 Marseille
B Valencia 20:45 Rosenborg
B Schalke 20:45 Chelsea
C Lazio 20:45 Bremen
C Olympiacos 20:45 Real Madrid
D Celtic 20:45 Benfica
D Shakhtar 20:45 Milan

Nocturnal
November 6, 2007, 04:52 PM
RESULTS- Matchday 4
06 November 2007
Group Home Away
A Liverpool 8-0 Beşiktaş <---- good job!
A Porto 2-1 Marseille
B Valencia 0-2 Rosenborg
B Schalke 0-0 Chelsea
C Lazio 2-1 Bremen
C Olympiacos 0-0 Real Madrid
D Celtic 1-0 Benfica
D Shakhtar 0-3 Milan :)

Shehwar
November 6, 2007, 07:23 PM
Liverpool was absolutely stunning today! I wish Babel had gotten his hattrick though..

abdulw11
November 7, 2007, 05:53 PM
Wednesday, 07 November 2007
UEFA Champions League
Barcelona 2-0 Rangers (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/r/rangers/default.stm)
<!--Fixture ID: 2888796--> Fenerbahce 2-0 PSV
<!--Fixture ID: 2888804--> Inter Milan 4-2 CSKA Moscow
<!--Fixture ID: 2888802--> Lyon 4-2 VfB Stuttgart
<!--Fixture ID: 2888794--> Man Utd (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/m/man_utd/default.stm) 4-0 Dynamo Kiev
<!--Fixture ID: 2888798--> Slavia Prague 0-0 Arsenal (http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/teams/a/arsenal/default.stm)
<!--Fixture ID: 2888807--> Sporting 2-2 Roma
<!--Fixture ID: 2888800--> Steaua Bucharest 0-2 Sevilla

Nocturnal
April 1, 2008, 02:36 PM
<table bgcolor="#666666" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="331"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#333333"><td class="title" colspan="4" height="18">European Cups - Champions League</td></tr><tr bgcolor="#333333"><td class="match-light" height="18" width="45"> 21:35</td><td class="match-light" colspan="3" align="right" width="286">April 1 </td></tr><tr><td colspan="4" height="1">
</td></tr><tr bgcolor="#cfcfcf"><td height="18" width="45"> http://www1.livescore.com/img/flash.gif HT</td><td align="right" width="118">AS Roma</td><td align="center" width="50">0 - 1 (http://livescore.com/default.dll/Game?comp=champions_fs&game=245103)</td><td width="118">Manchester U.</td></tr><tr><td colspan="4" height="1">
</td></tr><tr bgcolor="#dfdfdf"><td height="18" width="45"> http://www1.livescore.com/img/flash.gif HT</td><td align="right" width="118">Schalke</td><td align="center" width="50">0 - 1 (http://livescore.com/default.dll/Game?comp=champions_fs&game=245104)</td><td width="118">Barcelona</td></tr></tbody></table>

Nocturnal
April 1, 2008, 03:10 PM
Rooney just scored - 66' :notworthy:
ManUtd 2- 0 Roma

Beamer
April 1, 2008, 03:39 PM
What a thunder header by Ronaldo! ManUnited half way through now. Roma can't beat us at Old Trafford...

Nocturnal
April 1, 2008, 03:53 PM
<table bgcolor="#666666" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="331"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#333333"><td class="title" colspan="4" height="18">European Cups - Champions League</td></tr><tr bgcolor="#333333"><td class="match-light" height="18" width="45"> 22:52</td><td class="match-light" colspan="3" align="right" width="286">April 1 </td></tr><tr><td colspan="4" height="1">
</td></tr><tr bgcolor="#cfcfcf"><td height="18" width="45"> FT</td><td align="right" width="118">AS Roma</td><td align="center" width="50">0 - 2 (http://livescore.com/default.dll/Game?comp=champions_fs&game=245103)</td><td width="118">Manchester U. :)
</td></tr><tr><td colspan="4" height="1">
</td></tr><tr bgcolor="#dfdfdf"><td height="18" width="45"> FT</td><td align="right" width="118">Schalke</td><td align="center" width="50">0 - 1 (http://livescore.com/default.dll/Game?comp=champions_fs&game=245104)</td><td width="118">Barcelona</td></tr></tbody></table>

Nocturnal
April 1, 2008, 04:16 PM
What a thunder header by Ronaldo! ManUnited half way through now. Roma can't beat us at Old Trafford...

that was simply a BLAST!! :notworthy:
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abdulw11
April 1, 2008, 04:42 PM
Oh yeah! Semi final place all but guaranteed!

Ain't no way Roma will beat us at the Theatre of Dreams.

Hatebreed
April 2, 2008, 03:52 PM
Today's results:

Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool

Fenerbahce 2-1 Chelsea :lol:

cricman
April 2, 2008, 04:05 PM
Liverpool/Arsenal vs Barca/ManU Final

Yameen
April 2, 2008, 05:23 PM
Fehnerbache beat Chelsea?? Wow, no disrespect to them but I never would have thought that was possible, Im not complaining bout the result tho hehe..But I have feeling Chelsea will come back in the 2nd leg at home

Xavier
April 5, 2008, 08:20 AM
As a Roma fan I was obviously disappointed with home defeat to Manchester, but we were missing key-players like Totti, Perrotta and brasilian defender Juan... so we were at half of our strength... and still we made same mistake as ever at missing some very good goal chances, while Utd went 2-0 up on the first 2 goal chances they had... that's what makes the difference.

Anyway I'm still confident for the 2nd leg, especially if Totti will be back... as he is such an important player for us, but unfortunately often injured in last times... :-|

...but we are a good team and we must try... we won in Lyon and we won in Madrid... let's do it again at Old Trafford! :)

ialbd
April 5, 2008, 09:37 AM
As a Roma fan I was obviously disappointed with home defeat to Manchester, but we were missing key-players like Totti, Perrotta and brasilian defender Juan... so we were at half of our strength... and still we made same mistake as ever at missing some very good goal chances, while Utd went 2-0 up on the first 2 goal chances they had... that's what makes the difference.

Anyway I'm still confident for the 2nd leg, especially if Totti will be back... as he is such an important player for us, but unfortunately often injured in last times... :-|

...but we are a good team and we must try... we won in Lyon and we won in Madrid... let's do it again at Old Trafford! :)

best of luck Xavier and Roma.... hope u kill ManU...:-p

ialbd
April 5, 2008, 09:39 AM
Liverpool/Arsenal vs Barca/ManU Final

Barca vs ManU Semi will be awesome..... although I am supporting Roma to pull off the 2nd leg in old trafford.....

But yea whatever..... Barcelona all tha way....... :)

Special 1
April 5, 2008, 02:17 PM
barca will not have messi and ronaldinho. It will be a cake walk for man united.

Yameen
April 5, 2008, 06:14 PM
Even if messi n ronaldhino were there for barca or totti for roma, it would still be a cake walk, man utd are the on form team this season with the luxoury of having ronaldo being the best player in the world at the moment..

Xavier
April 6, 2008, 10:21 AM
best of luck Xavier and Roma.... hope u kill ManU...:-p

Thank you my friend... bad news for us anyway as Totti will also miss 2nd leg... :doh:
...winning 3-1 at old trafford is "mission impossible" for us... like Bangladesh beating Australia... oh wait... did it ever happen? :D

Beamer
April 7, 2008, 02:38 PM
Ferdinand is out as well along with Vidic.

Xavier
April 8, 2008, 07:03 AM
Ferdinand is out as well along with Vidic.

Well... that's ok for us... but the problem is Cristiano Ronaldo and Rooney are in...! :D

Nocturnal
April 8, 2008, 02:35 PM
QF 2nd round-
HT Chelsea 1 - 0 Fenerbahce
HT Liverpool 1 - 1 Arsenal

Nocturnal
April 8, 2008, 03:39 PM
QF 2nd round-
Final Score
Chelsea 2 - 0 Fenerbahce
Liverpool 4 - 2 Arsenal

abdulw11
April 8, 2008, 04:42 PM
What a game! I knew the Arsenal-Liverpool match would be good, so glad that I decided to watch. Well done Liverpool, an excellent victory.

Rumz_01
April 8, 2008, 05:33 PM
aaaah was a wicked match..one thing i gtta say..was Walcotts run was awesome...
Liverpool played well..great match to watch!!!

Nocturnal
April 8, 2008, 08:02 PM
great game to watch.... and yes that Walcotts run was awesome :)
did anyone watch chelsea game? how did they play?

Special 1
April 8, 2008, 09:23 PM
Chelsea played brilliantly in the fist 15 minutes. Then they played like themselves for the next 30. Second half was disgusting. thats y the scoreline was 2-0 and not more. But through out the 2nd half fenerabce had hopes of going thru.

Beamer
April 9, 2008, 11:12 AM
The penalty awarded to Liverpool soon after Arsenal tied the game was an awful decision.

Nocturnal
April 9, 2008, 03:18 PM
yeah! Tevez just scored for ManU- 70 min
D.Rossie missed a penalty (an awful decision) in first half - 30 min
so far- 75 min
Barca 1- 0 Schalke
Manutd 1- 0 Roma

Tigers_eye
April 9, 2008, 03:25 PM
So who is in the finals? Is Liverpool in or not?

Nocturnal
April 9, 2008, 03:27 PM
So who is in the finals? Is Liverpool in or not?

SF lineup -
Liv vs Chelsea
Manutd vs Barca

ialbd
April 9, 2008, 04:53 PM
Barca vs ManU semi-final it is..... should be great.....

go Barca....

cricman
April 10, 2008, 01:35 AM
SF lineup -
Liv vs Chelsea
Manutd vs Barca

Lets just get straight to the final, Liverpool ala New York (American)football Giants going to do their revenge tour.

Arsenal: Check
Chelsea: Soon to be check
Man U: Soon to be 6 time European Champions

No Messi, No Dinho, I don't think Barca have a chance in hell. Chelsea beating liverpool in Europe Cup competition? Ha wouldn't be surprised if it was another 0-0 for both legs to PK's tho.

Rafa wins the CL, Quits blames it on the American Owner. American Owner gets death millions if Death threats decides to sell the team.

Hatebreed
April 10, 2008, 03:39 AM
Liverpool can only win the CL, because that's all they ever compete for, cup competitions. They don't have the endurance or ambition to win the league. Instead they rest their players to have them fresh for the CL and settle for 4th place in the league. At least in this case Rafa can justify his rotation policy. What bothers me though is, how does one participate in the "Champions" league without actually being "champions" in their country for 18 years?! Isn't being champions of Europe supposed to be determined by the "best" teams of Europe from their respective countries, and not simply the best teams in the competition?

Tigers_eye
April 10, 2008, 09:42 AM
Why play the game? Just hand the trophy to Manure. It is their birth right I presume.

Beamer
April 10, 2008, 11:26 AM
Liverpool can only win the CL, because that's all they ever compete for, cup competitions. They don't have the endurance or ambition to win the league. Instead they rest their players to have them fresh for the CL and settle for 4th place in the league. At least in this case Rafa can justify his rotation policy. What bothers me though is, how does one participate in the "Champions" league without actually being "champions" in their country for 18 years?! Isn't being champions of Europe supposed to be determined by the "best" teams of Europe from their respective countries, and not simply the best teams in the competition?

I hear you. They haven't even won the EPL since it came around. Joke..

Hatebreed
April 10, 2008, 07:12 PM
Why play the game? Just hand the trophy to Manure. It is their birth right I presume.

Truth hurts doesn't it? It is not a birth right, it is a right that should be earned by first becoming champions or at least runners-up in your own league. If a 4th placed team in the league wins the CL, it will have no meaning or glory, because it doesn't prove they are the best, because even the best team can lose to a better prepared team in a knockout competition. But a team that wins their league after an arduous season and then beats other champions of Europe who have done the same, that would have the true and fair meaning of a Champion, which can't be said about Liverpoop.

cricman
April 10, 2008, 07:57 PM
Champions League is determined the Best Teams in Europe, so the best 4 English Clubs get in and rightfully so, the Best 4 Best Italian Sides get in as well and the respective counties get X number of teams in as well. Who says finishing 4th is a tough task and 27 other teams try to play for the coveted CL spot.

So is the EPL #4 beat the Serie A #1 twice to in a 2 leg aggregate to win, what does that about the strength of the EPL and that it deserves it's 4 bids. United Fans are getting a little nervous that might play Liverpool in Moscow

Why play the game? Just hand the trophy to Manure. It is their birth right I presume.

5-2 Liverpool in CL, United fans don't wanna hear from Liverpool fans for another year on how they dominated Europe. I have a little cousin he's a diehard liverpool supporter, the rest of his bro and sisters are united supporters. He takes alot of from them, they press the little red button on the TV to get score updates and watch MOTD on BBC alot. I'm rooting for Liverpool to win for him, he hasn't been able to say much since 05, it'll Change in 08.

They have the pedigree the experience, they get the Job done in Europe, haters can't seem to see that.

Hatebreed
April 10, 2008, 08:25 PM
Champions League is determined the Best Teams in Europe, so the best 4 English Clubs get in and rightfully so, the Best 4 Best Italian Sides get in as well and the respective counties get X number of teams in as well. Who says finishing 4th is a tough task and 27 other teams try to play for the coveted CL spot.

So is the EPL #4 beat the Serie A #1 twice to in a 2 leg aggregate to win, what does that about the strength of the EPL and that it deserves it's 4 bids. United Fans are getting a little nervous that might play Liverpool in Moscow


If you read what I've said correctly, the champions league should be played by teams who actually fight for their own respective leagues, and not settle for 4th spot, which IS easy for a club with Liverpool's resources. The same applies to other European teams. The champions league should be an even and fair playing ground for teams who all suffer fatigue and injuries from chasing their own leagues to deserve their places, not teams like Liverpool who keep their squad fresh at the comfort zone of 4th place. They would not beat the Serie A #1 so easily if they actually had to struggle for their place in the CL, and using your logic of the EPL's strength, the top teams in it should have to fight harder for their place in the CL, because the gulf of difference between the top 4 in EPL and the rest is huge.

cricman
April 10, 2008, 08:44 PM
I just thought they were just plain bad for the a good 2 months, Klinsman was going to take Rafa Job, than I think Liverpool were smart they knew they couldn't win League and they took advantage of a soft part in their schedule (I know most teams in EPL should be a cakewalk for a team Liverpool) and set some Goals for the rest of the season

In terms of importance

1) Beat Everton and Villa for the #4 spot
2) Champions League
3) Get to Wembley

Rafa is a smart dude, I think no team plays for #4. There goal is to win the league. It just so happens that they play a style of Soccer that is suited for Cups and they fell 15 pts back and than just changed there goals for the season. Look at Tottenham there manager plays a style thats suited for Cups or they just put more importance in Cups. Shame they lost to PSV. They got the free trip to UEFA Cup to next tho.

Hatebreed
April 10, 2008, 09:13 PM
Well it seems to be the case for the past 18 years, not just Rafa's reign. I mean how many managers have Liverpool had in this time? 5? No wonder they call it 5/18. CL is supposed to be the proving ground for the best teams who can adapt their style of football and work hard to be in it, not teams who can play only one style of football.

That's why I think the rules should be changed to ensure this happens for the fairness and competitiveness of the tournament. In fact, change would do Liverpool a lot of good.

Sohel
April 13, 2008, 02:27 AM
Well it seems to be the case for the past 18 years, not just Rafa's reign. I mean how many managers have Liverpool had in this time? 5? No wonder they call it 5/18. CL is supposed to be the proving ground for the best teams who can adapt their style of football and work hard to be in it, not teams who can play only one style of football.

That's why I think the rules should be changed to ensure this happens for the fairness and competitiveness of the tournament. In fact, change would do Liverpool a lot of good.

Spot on HB, especially when it comes to your assessment of Rafa's "Eurocentrism".

We'll never win the league with mediocre players like Kuyt, Carragher and (barf !) Crouch. These guys are better off playing for sides like West Ham.

Banglatiger84
April 14, 2008, 01:04 AM
Sohel_NR, Carragher is not mediocre, he is one of 4 players who may form the spine of a title challenging Liverpool, others being Gerrard, Mascherano and Torres

On ither hand, Liverpool have been incredibly lucky in Europe this season, and dont deserve to be in the semis. I am also tired hearing how next season will be "Liverpool's year", and mostly by Christmas we know they are not going to win the title. A huge reason why they do well the CL is because they concentrate on that competition alone, and aim only for 4th or 3rd position every season....

Banglatiger84
April 14, 2008, 01:10 AM
They have the pedigree the experience, they get the Job done in Europe, haters can't seem to see that.

It sure helps when referees wear a Liverpool shirt, 2 penalty decisions , both in their favor against Arsenal, also contentious red cards

It may be exagerration, but sometimes all Liverpool seem to do in the CL is score a flukey goal, sometimes through a Gerrard dive, and then park ten players ahead of the goal, that has changed abit since Torres came.

And they call that "Benitez's master tactics"
:lol:

Beamer
April 14, 2008, 10:24 PM
Without Torres this season they would have played in UEFA cup. Has there ever been a team more overrated than Liverpool?

Sohel
April 15, 2008, 01:46 AM
Without Torres this season they would have played in UEFA cup. Has there ever been a team more overrated than Liverpool?

Ajaira kaustoda dili bhai ... :(

AF, Giggs, CR, Rooney, Tevez, Saha ar bakigulare chhrarha tora kothay thakti ? !

Abe amago pichhe na laigga sudhu Chesea ar Pachharlal-er picche lagle kon mohabharot ausuddho hoya jay bhai ?

Beamer
April 15, 2008, 10:28 AM
Ajaira kaustoda dili bhai ... :(

AF, Giggs, CR, Rooney, Tevez, Saha ar bakigulare chhrarha tora kothay thakti ? !

Abe amago pichhe na laigga sudhu Chesea ar Pachharlal-er picche lagle kon mohabharot ausuddho hoya jay bhai ?

maf chai. ar lagbo na Liverpool er piche. One day when they come up to our level, maybe only then should I revive the old hatredE-)

Sohel
April 15, 2008, 11:38 AM
maf chai. ar lagbo na Liverpool er piche. One day when they come up to our level, maybe only then should I revive the old hatredE-)

Thanku bhaya, bheri dichent ob iu.

As far as the "level" is concerned, I don't think there's anything to worry about as long as Rafa's there ... outside the CL that is.

Carragher, Kuyt, and Crouch will always keep yawl a class above.

Beamer
April 15, 2008, 12:23 PM
Kuyt is a very had worker. Carragher is solid. Crouch rarely plays bro.

Sohel
April 15, 2008, 12:51 PM
Kuyt is a very had worker. Carragher is solid. Crouch rarely plays bro.

PLEASE Beamo ! These guys should be playing for Everton, not a team after the EPL title !

Dork IS a hard worker who runs around like a possessed little albino after balls he loses himself. Carragher gets caught out of position in EVERY match and contributes to the other team. Crouch is .5 skilled/2.75 slow, meaning totally useless !

Will YOU have them ? Didn't think so ... :smug:

Beamer
April 15, 2008, 12:54 PM
ha ha..Liverpool oder rakhle amader jonno bhalo. jitar chance beshi..Kuyt works hard though. I like the Spurs, my second fav team. You guys must hate Everton, fellow Merseysiders...

Sohel
April 15, 2008, 12:55 PM
ha ha..Liverpool oder rakhle amader jonno bhalo. jitar chance beshi..Kuyt works hard though. I like the Spurs, my second fav team. You guys must hate Everton, fellow Merseysiders...

Eibar asol jaygay tip marchho !

Ebharton-er kautha Rooney-re jigao guiya, tauhon bujhba halara koun dokaner chaul khaya futani mare ... ;)

cricman
April 15, 2008, 02:20 PM
http://www.football.co.uk/shared/images/news/400x400_LionelMessiNew.jpg

Hatebreed
April 15, 2008, 06:03 PM
An extract from Torres' autobiography...

"Flying into Manchester airport for the signing was one of the most exciting days of my career. The limo transferring me took a while longer to reach the ground than I expected but once there I was greeted by a sea of red. The chanting and atmosphere were brilliant and it all passed by in a blur.

Once inside the ground I was greeted by the manager, the first time we had met face to face. He was a lot heavier than I expected but spoke to me in good Spanish which made me feel most welcome. We went straight into a conference room for the official signing.

After I had put pen to paper the manager turned to me and said "Welcome to the biggest club in the World".

I said thank you and asked "When will I meet Wayne and Cristiano"?

There followed about ten minutes of confusion from which it transpired that there are two clubs in the North West of England known as the "Reds" and my idiot agent had got them mixed up.

However I had signed so had to get on with it. Benitez was known as the "Gaffer". I asked Stevie G (the only other player at the club who could control the ball) why this was.

He explained that in English "gaffe" is an embarassing mistake. Apparently even the owners called Rafa "gaffer".

All I can do now is play really well and hope that Real, Barca or possibly Barnsley come and save me from my nightmare.

Some days after training I drive from Liverpool to Manchester and sit outside Old Trafford and dream of what might have been. I can sit there for hours.

Then Stevie will nudge me and say "Come on Nando, we have to go back".

We drive silently back to the gaffer.


Taken from "How did I get here?" by Fernando Torres.

Sohel
April 16, 2008, 02:59 AM
An extract from Torres' autobiography...

"Flying into Manchester airport for the signing was one of the most exciting days of my career. The limo transferring me took a while longer to reach the ground than I expected but once there I was greeted by a sea of red. The chanting and atmosphere were brilliant and it all passed by in a blur.

Once inside the ground I was greeted by the manager, the first time we had met face to face. He was a lot heavier than I expected but spoke to me in good Spanish which made me feel most welcome. We went straight into a conference room for the official signing.

After I had put pen to paper the manager turned to me and said "Welcome to the biggest club in the World".

I said thank you and asked "When will I meet Wayne and Cristiano"?

There followed about ten minutes of confusion from which it transpired that there are two clubs in the North West of England known as the "Reds" and my idiot agent had got them mixed up.

However I had signed so had to get on with it. Benitez was known as the "Gaffer". I asked Stevie G (the only other player at the club who could control the ball) why this was.

He explained that in English "gaffe" is an embarassing mistake. Apparently even the owners called Rafa "gaffer".

All I can do now is play really well and hope that Real, Barca or possibly Barnsley come and save me from my nightmare.

Some days after training I drive from Liverpool to Manchester and sit outside Old Trafford and dream of what might have been. I can sit there for hours.

Then Stevie will nudge me and say "Come on Nando, we have to go back".

We drive silently back to the gaffer.


Taken from "How did I get here?" by Fernando Torres.

:floor: :floor: :floor: ... EXCEPTIONAL stuff, thanks HB ! Good fiction extrpolates the painful truth better than just ordinary facts in all of their sterile glory.

Loved the ending. I can just see their faces in the car.

Like a couple of kids who realized just how wrong a blind date can possibly go, Fernando and Stevie contemplate the extreme awkwardness of the silence between them, and try to breathe through the heavy lesbian air of Gaffa waiting to be serenaded at the end of the drive.

Gaffa, being an Iberian chauvinist, hates Brazilians and Africans and would never dream of finding exciting and ball-skilled young prospects there.

Then there's his beef with the French ! Samir Nasri, Karim Benzema, even Govu can be pursued, but never will be as long as the G-man manages to avoid the inevitable boot with "his" CL achievements.

He digs the Dutch. Fine.

If the holy trinity of wooden shoes, windmills and being perpetually stoned is what does it for you, you can always try and get a guy like Huntelaar. But noo, Dorks on crack and pony tailed Ukrainians not good enough to start for Dynamo Kiev are good enough ! Then we have a middle-aged Finnish defenseman who thinks of himself as "good with the head" !

Anyway, the only other thing that really trips me out about the man, aside from the fact that he has now clue as to how swiftly his American bosses can fire his @$$ is he fails to win the CL and he will fail, is how he looks like an older, and less handsome version of his chandiwala keeper.

Grrrr !

Hatebreed
April 16, 2008, 04:53 AM
Speaking of signings, I'd very much like to see United pursue the likes of Benzema, David Villa and Huntelaar, who I wanted to be signed last year. Sir Alex said there wouldn't as many signings this year, but we might get a striker and fullback. Saha might be shipped off since he's injured most of the time. We have a few young and home grown striker prospects, but could use an out-n-out striker, and a quality right-back along likes of Lahm or Bosingwa.

Sohel
April 16, 2008, 07:37 PM
HB, have you seen Samir Nasri play ?

What do you think of him ?

Lahm is excellent.

Hatebreed
April 16, 2008, 08:30 PM
I've seen youtube clips of him. I think he's promising for his age, but I don't think he's the kind of out-and-out striker we want. He's an AMF isn't he?

mijanur
April 17, 2008, 08:59 AM
chelsea vs liverpool
barcelona vs man u
semi finals

Beamer
April 17, 2008, 12:33 PM
HB, have you seen Samir Nasri play ?

What do you think of him ?

Lahm is excellent.

He is good young player about to make an impact on the French National team. Benzema is a future superstar. He can pass, shoot, score..everything. Hatem ben Arfa is another budding French youngster. All three are of Maghreb descent..

Sohel
April 18, 2008, 12:18 AM
I watched about 3 matches where Samir just blew me away with his ball skills, close-control at pace and vision.

I think he is a class apart when it comes to all the top ATMs playing today. Anybody who can make Joe Cole look like a good but nevertheless made-for-TV version of a Hollywood production, is a genius.

Nocturnal
April 22, 2008, 01:03 PM
Today SF Round one -
Chelsea @ Liverpool

rubel_18
April 22, 2008, 01:45 PM
I think Liverpool will win this one as usual they play brilliant in CL

Nocturnal
April 22, 2008, 02:33 PM
Half Time.
Liv 1 - 0 Chel
very entertaining so far, chelsea didn't convince the referee for a 60-40 penalty shout, torres should have score one and finally 43 min D.Kuyt scored again!! his 5th goal in this CL and he scored one in every round!!

Nocturnal
April 22, 2008, 03:39 PM
Final Score.
Liv 1 - 1 Che
what a finish!! Riise (liv) scored an own goal at 95th min!!

Beamer
April 22, 2008, 03:40 PM
1-1
own goal by Risse in the last second possible gives Chelsea an improbable draw. Now, they must be the favorite to advance going to the Bridge. Hope that happens!

Beamer
April 22, 2008, 03:44 PM
Peter Cech was phenomenal by the way. It could have easily been 2 or 3-0 if it wasn't for him. Best goalie in the world.

Nocturnal
April 23, 2008, 01:31 PM
SF Leg 1-
Manutd @ Barca today - 15 mins to start

Hatebreed
April 23, 2008, 01:42 PM
C'mon United!

Nocturnal
April 23, 2008, 02:32 PM
Half time:
Manutd 0 - 0 Barca
C. Ronaldo missed a penalty in 3rd min, Barca had lot more ball posession but no clear chance for both team so far.

Hatebreed
April 23, 2008, 02:35 PM
Wish Ronnie had scored that penalty. Should have had a another one for a clear foul. Let's hope we get a goal in the second half. I'll take a draw as long as we get an away goal.

patriot
April 23, 2008, 03:20 PM
Rooney = OUT

Nani = IN

Ball possesion

Barca 65 - 35 MANU :lol:


Where are all the THOSE predicting 2-0, 3-0 and even 4-0 to united.How epl fans underestimate the pressure on the away team when playing in the Camp Nou.This ain't a Wigan athletic or a Bolton Wanderers .

Wake up smell the coffee .

Nocturnal
April 23, 2008, 03:37 PM
Final Score
Manutd 0 - 0 Barca
non-entertaining match.........second leg in old trafford on Tuesday.
Good luck ManUtd :)

Hatebreed
April 23, 2008, 03:38 PM
Rooney = OUT

Nani = IN

Ball possesion

Barca 65 - 35 MANU :lol:


Where are all the THOSE predicting 2-0, 3-0 and even 4-0 to united.How epl fans underestimate the pressure on the away team when playing in the Camp Nou.This ain't a Wigan athletic or a Bolton Wanderers .

Wake up smell the coffee .


I see you managed to crawl out from under the rock.

For all that possession Barca could do nothing because United were very disciplined at the back. I think not conceding at Nou Camp is still a good result now that Barca have to come to OT. Now GTFO.

patriot
April 23, 2008, 03:41 PM
^^^^ the match was on Sky Sports 2 .

Hatebreed
April 23, 2008, 03:44 PM
^^^^ the match was on Sky Sports 2 .

And ESPN, idiot.

patriot
April 23, 2008, 03:51 PM
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Ok fella. Next tyme just think before you type stuff like "GTFO".

Doesnt really bode well for your age you see. Makes you look like a 6 year old or worse an autistic chap.Atleast give some effort into it. Do not rush, take deep breaths rather than sendin ur icky fingers flyin over the keyboard!!

and wat is ur job?? Do u assist fergusson in the dressin room , designing t-shirts for him? Stop makin statements which are too big for our own good.

Hatebreed
April 23, 2008, 03:59 PM
Ok fella. Next tyme just think before you type stuff like "GTFO".

Doesnt really bode well for your age you see. Makes you look like a 6 year old or worse an autistic chap.

and wat is ur job?? Do u assist fergusson in the dressin room , designing t-shirts for him? Stop makin statements which are too big for our own good.

If I look like a 6 year old for telling a WUM like you to GTFO, you have a brain as thick as the people supposedly predicting "4-0 win" and believing it, as if anyone remotely intelligent would underestimate Barca at their home ground.

Yes I design shirts for Fergie and make thousands. You must be the official knob polisher at Stamford Bridge?

patriot
April 23, 2008, 04:04 PM
^^^^^ nice improvement , You are now definitely taking deep breaths before typing sumthing. 20 mins + taken to think an answer to my post . lol..

Nocturnal
April 23, 2008, 04:06 PM
peace fellas.....

Hatebreed
April 23, 2008, 04:07 PM
^^^^^ nice improvement , You are now definitely taking deep breaths before typing sumthing. 20 mins + taken to think an answer to my post . lol..

Looks like you can't count. My reply was 8 minutes later. Now go back to school special child, or at least you never should have left.

patriot
April 23, 2008, 04:12 PM
^^^^^^ Back to your old self again ?

ok

YOU PASSED THE "MINUTES COUNTING TEST" ! HAPPY ? :-D


Newayz i can now feel satisified that you ATLEAST know how to count minutes.

Hatebreed
April 23, 2008, 04:13 PM
Btw, nice job editing your post trying to make it look badass. Shows how pathetic you are.

patriot
April 23, 2008, 04:18 PM
^^^^^ ha ha ha.....Go to sleep boy , otherwse you will be late for school tomorrow.

Stop posting lame replies. Will save the Banglacricket server some effort.

Hatebreed
April 23, 2008, 04:27 PM
^^^^^ ha ha ha.....Go to sleep boy , otherwse you will be late for school tomorrow.

Stop posting lame replies. Will save the Banglacricket server some effort.

Bravo for using the "go to sleep" comeback, very original. I think you've made your case for me right there. Everytime you start hitting those buttons you prove yourself more of an idiot.

rubel_18
April 23, 2008, 05:03 PM
Bravo for using the "go to sleep" comeback, very original. I think you've made your case for me right there. Everytime you start hitting those buttons you prove yourself more of an idiot.

Hey HB bhai just ignore dnt let him get 2 u.

Special 1
April 23, 2008, 05:37 PM
Very nice battle going on here.
I missed the man u barca game. But judging by the score it must have not been that entertaining. Next leg should be crazy with messi being fitter and vidic coming back.

ialbd
April 23, 2008, 06:16 PM
The game wasnt an entertaining one..... impressive ball possession by Barca...

so its old trafford then....
Go Barcelona.......

Nocturnal
April 29, 2008, 02:38 PM
SF Leg 2- Halftime
Manutd 1- 0 Barca
(P.Scoles 14 min)

Nocturnal
April 29, 2008, 03:39 PM
Final Score-
Manutd 1- 0 Barca --> well done United :notworthy:
All England final in CL for first time!!
second SF tomorrow- Chelsea vs Liv

Hatebreed
April 29, 2008, 03:43 PM
We'll Never Die, We'll Never Die,
We'll Never Die, We'll Never Die,
We'll Keep The Red Flag Flying High,
Coz Man United Will Never Die!!

Moscow Here We Come!!

ialbd
April 29, 2008, 03:46 PM
such a sad performance by Barca. whats the point of 60% posession if there is no shots on target. Good thing Bangladesh cricket team taught me how to live with disappointments.....

henry,etoo,bojan,deco all forgot how to shoot on target....

messi played so well today, better than ronaldo for sure....

congratulations to ManU......

Hatebreed
April 29, 2008, 03:53 PM
No Rooney, no Vidic, I'm very happy with the way we played. Barca tries to dizzy their opponents from too much passing, like Arsenal, but it doesn't produce any result. United defending excellently. Ronaldo did create several good chances, one for Park, one for Tevez, one for Nani and another for himself. He even defended well. So I have no complaints for him.

abdulw11
April 30, 2008, 11:39 AM
Park, Brown, Ferdinand and especially Evra and Tevez played like soldiers. Well done. And obviously Scholes with his wonder goal, reminds me of his old self from a few years back when he would regularly score pile drivers from outside the box.

Beamer
April 30, 2008, 01:22 PM
Great win. Park was my man of the match. He was everywhere. Congrats to all United fans on the board.

Special 1
April 30, 2008, 04:33 PM
3-2 chelsea. What a game.

abdulw11
April 30, 2008, 04:47 PM
It's gonna be an excellent finish to the season, with United grappling with Chelsea for two trophies, and coming out on top on both occasions :-p

All seriousness aside :-D it's good to see English teams finally asserting their dominance in Europe, something which has been long overdue, considering the quality of the EPL.

Hatebreed
April 30, 2008, 05:14 PM
Please to see L'pool not win or else they would be able to rest all their players while we actually try to win the league. That's what you get for contending for only one trophy every season.

Beamer
April 30, 2008, 09:46 PM
Please to see L'pool not win or else they would be able to rest all their players while we actually try to win the league. That's what you get for contending for only one trophy every season.

I am pleased as well. However, L'pool was easy target for us. Chelsea has been playing good against us. Their line up is really impressive no matter what you think about them. Their midfield is quality. It will be great to beat them out for two trophies. Gotta watch out for Drogba. Carragher and Hyppia no match for him. We will have Rio and Vidic to look after him.

Nocturnal
May 1, 2008, 01:47 AM
Final 21 May @Moscow
all english final- ManUtd vs Chelsea
Go United! :)

patriot
May 1, 2008, 07:41 AM
Thank Rafa , Your comments brought something very special from Drogba . :)
AND ,
Frank Lampard , We have seen in this CL how so called 'world class players' miss penalties.You certainly have balls of steel , it takes guts to take penalty in a UCL semi-final after such a huge loss.Take a bow.

Well done Chelsea , Moscow Here We come !

Nocturnal
May 6, 2008, 07:41 PM
No need for visa for CL final: UEFA
Agence France-Presse . Paris
NewAgeBD (http://www.newagebd.com/spt.html)

Fans travelling to Moscow for the Champions League final between Manchester United and Chelsea on May 21 will be able to use match tickets as entry visas, UEFA announced on Monday.
European football’s ruling body made the announcement on their website after holding discussions with the Russian authorities. In recent days it was reported that tickets could not be used as travel visas.
UEFA underlined that fans will have to show a valid match ticket, a valid passport and a completed immigration form upon entry to Russia.
‘Following high level discussions involving the UEFA president, Michel Platini, the Russian government and UEFA are pleased to confirm that all supporters will be able to use their match ticket as a visa entry to the Russian Federation for a period of 72 hours,’ said the statement.
‘The visa exemption applies to all ticket holders coming to Russia for the final in the period between 19 and 23 May 2008.
‘Supporters will need to present a valid match ticket, a valid passport and a completed immigration form upon entrance to the Russian Federation.’
UEFA added that supporters travelling to Russia without visas will be ‘asked to keep their ticket up to departure from Moscow’.
‘Anyone overstaying the 72-hour entry period will then have to pay the fee for a regular visa when leaving the country.’
Platini said, ‘This is great news for football fans travelling to watch this year’s UEFA Champions League final in Moscow. Our job is to make sure that they are able to get to and from Moscow as easily as possible.
‘I am, therefore, extremely pleased that at my request, all fans travelling with a valid match ticket can use this to enter Russian territory.
‘For this I must thank wholeheartedly the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, the Russian government, the city of Moscow and the Football Union of Russia for this exceptional and unprecedented gesture.’

Banglatiger84
May 21, 2008, 06:20 AM
After many years the final is being contested by the 2 best teams in Europe, United should play free flowing game otherwise Chelsea will cancel them out and win as they are physically in better shape...

Rabz
May 21, 2008, 10:20 AM
Looking forward to the game tonight...
..even though im not sure who to support...

not a keen follower of football....
both ManU and Chelsea are among my fav's list...

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 02:15 PM
We are up 1-0 ( 26th min ) by a great header from Ronaldo from a beautiful floated cross by Wes Brown. Essien had no chance. Why is Chelsea continuing to play Essein as a left full back? Ronaldo will eat him alive in that wing..

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 02:21 PM
Cech shows why he is the best goalie in the world. Two world class saves in a row vs Tevez and Carrick, who should have burried it. Once again, Ronaldo is creating havoc on that left side..

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 02:30 PM
Carlito misses an open net. Fails to get a leg on it. We should be up 3-0, at least 2-0. Counter attacking all the time..

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 02:33 PM
And Lampard equalises right before the half. 1-1 now. Clearing blunder leads to the goal. United should have scored with their chances. Game of missed opportunities? Half time.

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 02:57 PM
Chelsea coming strong in the early second half. I think united needs Giggs on the field. some leadership is needed. Get that Carrick off!

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 03:10 PM
Sir Alex needs some substitution. Game is getting away. Chelsea clearly dominating now.

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 03:19 PM
As good as Chech is as a keeper, he is a bit clueless on those corner balls coming inside the box. He gets stranded too often. Something to exploit?

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 03:23 PM
Saved by the post. vicious shot by Drogba. United flirting with disaster..

cricman
May 21, 2008, 03:27 PM
Rio needs to go off, He's hurt he's gonna get burned

Chelsea Dominating

United dominated the 1st 35 Minutes, Chelsea had dominated the rest of the game

Giggs coming on

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 03:28 PM
Ronaldo is absent. Rooney,Tevez all missing. Vidic is saving United so far..

cricman
May 21, 2008, 03:34 PM
How is that not a penalty?

cricman
May 21, 2008, 03:36 PM
On too Xtra Time, How fitting

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 03:37 PM
Full time. Extra time coming up. United very lucky to be tied at this stage. Maybe, we will produce one moment of magic to score a goal.

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 03:39 PM
How is that not a penalty?

He had advantage. Thats why. Cole had the ball still..Rangers fans still crying penalty.:floor:

cricman
May 21, 2008, 03:45 PM
Crossbar!

Feel Bad Chelsea they'll lose on PK's

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 03:45 PM
Now Lampard hits the post. Another scare..

cricman
May 21, 2008, 03:49 PM
Essien Makes a run misses goal

Anelka coming on.

cricman
May 21, 2008, 03:51 PM
John Terry Save of the Year!

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 03:53 PM
Giggs misses a golden chance. boy..that was close..

cricman
May 21, 2008, 04:12 PM
Drougba sees Red

WOW, that was a playful slap you can't give a red for that.

On to PK's Lets go Chelsea!

Tigers_eye
May 21, 2008, 04:18 PM
Drougba sees Red

WOW, that was a playful slap you can't give a red for that.

On to PK's Lets go Chelsea!
He should know better.

cricman
May 21, 2008, 04:21 PM
Odds of Ronaldo Choking from the spot?

Tigers_eye
May 21, 2008, 04:25 PM
bad idea to change player on the 120th minute to take the kick. Didn't touch the ball and now has to score on his first touch. That is tough!!

cricman
May 21, 2008, 04:25 PM
WILL EDIT THIS POST

Tevez

1-0

Ballack

1-1

2-2

RonALDO misses!

Tigers_eye
May 21, 2008, 04:26 PM
Yahoo update is patheric.

cricman
May 21, 2008, 04:28 PM
Lampard

3-2 chelsea!

Hargreves !

3-3

Tigers_eye
May 21, 2008, 04:28 PM
2-2 No miss so far. Ronaldo koi? :-p

cricman
May 21, 2008, 04:30 PM
No miss so far. Ronaldo koi? :-p

he missed

4-3 Chelsea Cole!

4-4 NANI !

Terry Chokees!

ManU alive

Tigers_eye
May 21, 2008, 04:32 PM
what is the score now? tensed up!!

cricman
May 21, 2008, 04:33 PM
Anderson than Kalou 5-5

Giggs 6-5 United!

Anelka up

Saved!

UNITED win, great match feel bad for Terry he slipped on wet grass

Now it rains, Terry crying

Tigers_eye
May 21, 2008, 04:34 PM
so now sudden death?

mahbubH
May 21, 2008, 05:14 PM
whoooooooooo.... we won!!

ialbd
May 21, 2008, 06:01 PM
just one thing to say abt this game....

ManU dol ekta.... somehow Allah/fate saves them from their bad times....

not a chelsea fan but was rooting against ManU for sure.... hitting the bar twice, getting a red card and slipping on wet ground on the championship decisive shot... yea no point whining, I guess thats how the Football destiny works...

it was a nice play & goal (Ronaldo, although he seriously needs to stop that step dance penalty kick) by ManU. Chelsea played a brilliant second half with the spectacular goal save by Terry (although fate favored chelsea in this case)...

hehe will enjoy the innumerable ManU fans (canadian colleagues; although some of them dont know any other club names) around me celebrating the double....

well done ManU...

Beamer
May 21, 2008, 08:42 PM
I don't know how we managed but we did. Chelsea outplayed us in the second half. They hit two bars. We were reeling all game. However, we could have been up 3-0 in the first half, if not for Cech. Terry also saved a sure goal from Giggs. I must say, luck was with United, but we will take it. Double achieved. Looking ahead to next year, I feel like Man U needs to beef up their striker reserves. They are a bit too depended on Ronaldo ( please..no more tricks on penalty ) . Enjoy United fans..

Sohel
May 22, 2008, 06:19 AM
Heartiest congratulations to ManU for beating Selchee.

A win is a win no matter how you do it ... :D

Yameen
May 22, 2008, 07:07 AM
Hard luck to chelski...Van de saar u LEGEND!!
we defo were the better team in the 1st half evened out by chelski in the 2nd half but we should have been 3 up in the 1st 45 for sure...

I doubt terry would have scored even if he didnt slip to be honest, I mean the same can be said when van de saar got his hands on two of penalties n were destined to be saves but were not due to wet ball?

Most importantly it was a great match n man utd truly deserved it with the way they have been playing all season..

To the people that were hating on Ronaldo saying he cant perform and score against the big teams and on big occasions..Judging by his performance last night, enough can be said to say he is a world class performer n done essien up like a kipper..

Hatebreed
May 22, 2008, 09:28 AM
I don't know how we managed but we did. Chelsea outplayed us in the second half. They hit two bars. We were reeling all game. However, we could have been up 3-0 in the first half, if not for Cech. Terry also saved a sure goal from Giggs. I must say, luck was with United, but we will take it. Double achieved. Looking ahead to next year, I feel like Man U needs to beef up their striker reserves. They are a bit too depended on Ronaldo ( please..no more tricks on penalty ) . Enjoy United fans..


United had 5 shots on goal to Chelsea's 1, which they scored. We should have put the game to bed in the first half but it wasn't to be. When Chelsea scored, also with a bit luck with two deflections and a slip from VDS, they got confident because they knew they should have been 3-0 down, and United vice-versa. Their two best chances were the ones that came off the post/bar, but ours were on target only to be denied some great goalkeeping and defending by Terry. If you look at the match stats, we were overall better and we deserved a bit of luck. It was fate that we won the UCL/EPL double for playing football the right way throughout the season and it's a fitting tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Munich disaster.

patriot
May 23, 2008, 10:34 AM
After coming back from frustrations and put-downs time and again, all season along , you get to the finals, only for the ref to bungle it up for u.Throw ins, corner calls, fouls(most critically when rio,the last defender, tripped lamps and got away with a yellow ) and literally everything goes against you and it seemed everytime the ref blew his whistle, it was to book or reprimand your player..

WHAT DO U EXPECT REF?? TO ACCEPT EVERYTHING AND LAUD YOU FOR YOUR 'BIASED' PERFORMANCE?? ..

Hatebreed
May 23, 2008, 11:49 AM
LMFAO.. WOW!

What can you do loser. The whole world wants United to be champions. The ref, the Russian army.. :rolleyes:

Even the pitch...

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http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2008/05/22/article-0-0157DA6A00000578-931_468x275.jpg

http://imagehustler.com/files/665/550yma.gif



What's Terry doing there btw?

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Guess he got what was coming to him...


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:floor::floor::floor::floor::floor::floor::floor:

Sohel
May 23, 2008, 05:22 PM
That was by far THE MOST creative fundraising I've ever seen. Hats off to to Captain John Terry and his beloved Learn to Brood in Russian for Free Kibbutzim (http://www.chapabaji.com). "Noble" is the word indeed ... :applause: :applause: :applause:

Both CR, a man who has finally learned to save most of the diving for his pool and has become the better player for it, and Anelka, Lord of Le Sulk par excellence wrote a couple of cheques with lots of zeroes I hear.

"This is why we play the game" said the emotional and tipsy trio during semi-private drinks later on. Drugbar was notably absent from the soiree on account of emergency Italian lessons, said souces close to the Ivorian actor after the convincing "Zidane" in front of millions watching live just before the penalties.

WTG guys ... :up:

Beamer
May 24, 2008, 10:36 AM
Hey HB..superb stuff...Really got a kick out of it !