Showing posts with label love. Show all posts
Showing posts with label love. Show all posts

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Bernabeu love-in gets Madrid in Valentine's mood

On a night which produced one of the most action-packed games of the Champions League this season, romance was in the air ahead of Valentine's Day as Manchester United escaped from the Bernabeu with a draw.

Sir Alex Ferguson would feel his side could have secured a first-leg victory after seeing a number of chances spurned but United are were also indebted to the heroic performance of David de Gea, whose saves, albeit sometimes unorthodox, prevented Real Madrid from adding to Cristiano Ronaldo's superb first-half header.

After the match, Ferguson and Ronaldo embraced, leaving Mourinho to insist United are not in the driving seat to progress to the Champions League quarter final, while De Gea rightly deserved the plaudits after coming under fire several times this term. 

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Fernando Torres' love story

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has admitted what everyone already knew - that he "cannot score" goals any longer. With only five strikes in nearly 50 games for the Blues since his £50 million transfer from Liverpool a year ago - and in the week of Valentine's Day - the once-prolific forward must be feeling like a spurned lover as he ponders how to rekindle his romance with the back of the net ...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

It must be love as Tevez returns

 Carlos Tevez is poised to return to Manchester City, at least for of the rest of the season, after his fallout with the Premier League club as a result of his refusal to warm up in September's Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich. After having one foot out of the club on two separate occasions since the end of the 2010-11 campaign, one has to wonder whether Tevez is involved in a love–hate relationship with City and his manager Roberto Mancini.