Real Madrid – Vs Millonarios
Real Madrid have a fully fit squad for Sunday’s Primera Division encounter with Deportivo La Coruna at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Left-back Fabio Coentrao is available after completing his four-match ban and may start, while out-of-favour midfielder Kaka could feature after netting a hat-trick against Millonarios in the Santiago Bernabeu trophy on Wednesday.
Tottenham and Liverpool are both under the control of new managers, and Brendan Rodgers and Andre Villas-Boas will be keen to use these friendly games to get themselves further acquainted with their respective squads.
The Reds boss has certainly shown a willingness to give the youngsters a game, as the late arrival of the Euro 2012 contingent saw a number of unfamiliar faces turn out for the friendlies…
It is has so far been a summer of contrasting emotions for fans of these two giants of world football.
While Chelsea have been quick to reinforce their status as European champions by acquiring the likes of Oscar, Marko Marin and Eden Hazard, Milan have seen two of their biggest stars swap northern Italy for the delights of the French capital.
Zlatan Ibrahimovich and Thiago…
Having started the group as favourites to finish bottom, the Denmark’s opening win against Netherlands has put them in a strong position to qualify from the Group of Death, and they will be looking to striker Nicklas Bendtner to fire them to victory against Portugal.
The Arsenal-owned marksman, who spent much of the season on loan at Sunderland, has…
The Socceroos arrived back in their homeland over the weekend fatigued after a long journey home from Oman where they played out a goalless draw in searing heat. The performance in Muscat wasn’t overly convincing and coach Holger Osieck may look to make changes, with plenty of talk about a possible start for Tim Cahill, who has…
Reigning champions Spain will begin the defence of their European crown with a potentially tricky tie against 2006 World Cup winners Italy.
Vicente Del Bosque’s men have not enjoyed the ideal preparation for the tournament as injuries to experienced campaigners Carles Puyol and David Villa have forced Spain to make do without them throughout Euro 2012.
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Al Ittihad boss Raul Caneda has a strong side to choose from for this clash and it is likely he’ll favour a 4-2-1-2-1 line-up with livewire Naif Hazazi at the top….
Despite my extensive coverage of Sundance, South by Southwest and Toronto International film festivals, I can’t quite afford to go to Cannes, France. I’ll have to watch the Cannes Film Festival from afar, but here are some things I know to expect from May 16 to May 27.
The international competition often leads to big Hollywood releases….
Celtic play host to bitter rivals Rangers on Sunday as Scotland’s Old Firm meet for the final time this season.
Neil Lennon’s side have already wrapped up the league title, and this match seems at first glance less significant than previous meetings between the clubs.
However, the fierce and passionate rivalry that exists between these two clubs will ensure…
Al Orouba, with five points, are in a must win tie to stand a chance to move out of the group phase of the AFC Cup and progress alongside either Arbil FC of Iraq or Kuwait’s Kazma FC who are both on eight points.
Mohammed Saleh Al Nifeai’s side are stepping into this match with a 0-2 defeat to Ahli Taaz in the local league last week, while a win…