Monthly Archives: June 2011

Americas Roundup: Martin “El Loco” Palermo Bows Out, as Titles Claimed in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

Fifa, June 13, 2011 – It was party time in the Americas this week, with Velez Sarsfield clinching the Argentinian Clausura, and Nacional of Montevideo and Universidad de Chile sealing title triumphs in Uruguay and Chile respectively. In Brazil the…

Chelsea and Real Madrid target Aguero also wanted by Barcelona

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is reportedly keen on seeing Chelsea target Sergio Aguero play alongside Lionel Messi next season. Real Madrid have been linked with the 23-year-old in recent days, although coach Jose Mourinho last week dismissed reports that he…

Penarol to meet Brazil’s Santos in the Copa Libertadores Final

Uruguayan giants Penarol reached the Copa Libertadores final after overcoming Argentinian domestic league leaders Velez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires in a dramatic, high quality match played at blistering pace that even the heartbroken Velez supporters stood to applaud.

Barcelona turn Manchester United into a mere irrelevance

From The Guardian, UK Barcelona slice teams to pieces, but at least they are generous with the anaesthetic. Sir Alex Ferguson felt no pain as the match ended. He did not flinch when a runners-up medal was placed round his…