8:41 a.m. - 2008-06-24
The next Euro tournament will be hosted by Poland and Ukraine. The UEFA Euro 2012, commonly referred to as Euro 2012 , will be the 14th European Championship for national football teams sanctioned by UEFA.
Teams that participated in Euro 2008 are:
Italian national football team
Italian national football team ( Nazionale italiana di calcio ) represents Italy in international football competition. They are the current World Champions, having won the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Therefore national team members are nicknamed Azzurri. Italy is among the top teams in international football and the second most successful national team having won four World Cups (1934, 1938, 1984, 2006). They can add one European championship (1968), two Central European International Cup and one Olympic Gold Medal (1936).
Italy played in the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship qualifying Group B, along with France. Italy won the group, with France being the runner-up. After the tournament with France, Italy saved chances to play in quarterfinal.
Austria national football team
The Austria national football team is controlled by the Austrian Football Association (German: Österreichischer Fußball Bund). Austria has qualified for seven World Cups. The country has not yet qualified for a European Championship itself. It will play in the tournament for the first time in 2008 as co-hosts the event with Switzerland. In 2008 they played their first match against long time rivals Germany in Vienna. Austria played very well, but still lost 0-3. The next match of the year was against the Netherlands in Austria, Austria started off brilliantly going 3-0 up, however the Netherlands ended up coming back and winning 4-3. Austria's next match was against Nigeria (27.5.2008), which ended in a 1-1 draw.
Czech Republic national football team
The career of Czech Republic football team began in 1903. They played seven matches between 1903 and 1908, six of them against Hungary and one against England. That Czech Republic was a part of Austria-Hungary.
Despite finishing top of Euro 2008 qualifying group D, the Czech Republic looked a pale shadow of their 1996 counterparts. We can excluded Germany, but the Czechs still made heavy weather at times of disposing of San Marino and Cyprus and struggled to a 1-1 draw against an Ireland side in disarray in Dublin. The age old problem for the Czechs is that of consistency. The 2006 World Cup started with an impressive victory against the USA, but was followed by successive 2-0 defeats against Ghana and Italy.
French national football team
The French national football team is fielded by the French Football Federation. France was one of the four European teams that participated at the inaugural World Cup in 1930. In the 1980s, led by midfielder and captain Michel Platini, the team reached semi-finals at both the 1982 and 1986 World Cups. They won the 1984 European Championship. France is one of the most successful football nations in the world. France and Argentina are the only national teams in the world which have won the four most important titles organized by FIFA: World Cup, Gold medal in football in the Olympic Games, Confederations Cup, and the Continental Cup.
Swedish national football team
The Swedish national football team is the national football team of Sweden and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association.Sweden has traditionally been a strong team in international football, with eleven World Cup appearances and three medals in the Olympics. The Swedish team finished second in the 1958 World Cup , when it was the host team, being beaten by Brazil 5-2 in the final. Sweden has also finished third twice, in 1950 and 1994. In 1938, they finished fourth.
Sweden competed in Group B at the 2006 World Cup. Their squad for the tournament features players who play club football in eleven different nations. Sweden started the World Cup slowly. Sweden finished group play with five points - enough to finish second in its' group and advance to 2008 European Championship Qualifying.
Sweden finished second in Group F behind Spain, thus qualifying for the finals. The campaign included an abandoned match away to Denmark, for which Sweden were awarded a 3-0 win by UEFA.
German national football team
The German national football team is the football team representing the country of Germany in international competition since 1908. At Germany's last two appearances in a Final of a major tournament - Euro 96 and World Cup 2002. Germany won their first major international title after the reunification at Euro 96, becoming European champions for the third time. They defeated England, who were the hosts, again on penalty kicks (6-5, after a 1-1 draw) in the semi-finals, and the Czech Republic 2-1 in the final, a match decided by a golden goal scored by Oliver Bierhoff. The 1998 World Cup Germany were again eliminated by a less heralded opponent in the quarter-finals.
Netherlands national football team
The Netherlands national football team ( Nicknames: Oranje, Clockwork Orange, Orange Crush, The Orangemen ) is the national football team of the Netherlands. The Netherlands National Football Team was founded in 1889. Clockwork Orange made their first appearance at the World Cup final tournament in 1934 losing 3-2 against Switzerland, and after coming back in 1938, the Dutch national team entered the wilderness of world football. The head coach of the team is Marco van Basten . The team captain is Edwin van der Sar. He is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. The Orangemen is controlled by the Royal Netherlands Football Association.
Poland national football team
The Poland national football team is the national football team of Poland. Polish Football Association - founded in 1919 the Polish Football Association received FIFA affiliation in 1923 and UEFA affiliation in 1955.
Portugal national football team
The Portugal national football team is controlled by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). At the last World Cup they were 4th. Portugal have qualified four times for the FIFA World Cup; 1966, 1986, 2002 and 2006. The first appearance saw them reach the semi final, losing 2-1 at Wembley to the eventual world champions England. For the World Cup Portugal qualified in 1986 and 2002. In the 1986 tournament, players went on strike over prize-money and refused to train between their first and the second games.
Euro 2004 was held in Portugal. Portugal, as the host nation, lost the first game against Greece, Greece winning 2-1. They got their first win against Russia 2-0 and also beat Spain 1-0. They went through and went on to play against England. It was an entertaining game to watch, it went on to penalties and Portugal went through with Ricardo scoring the wining penalty. Portugal beat Holland 2-1 in the semi-final with a lovely goal from Maniche. They were eventually beaten by rank outsiders Greece by a goal to Nil, credits to Greek striker, Angelos Charisteas . Previously, on the opening match, Greece beat Portugal 2-1. This is the first time in the history of the competition that the final featured the same two teams as the opening match.
Romania national football team
The Romania national football team is the national football team of Romania and is controlled by the Romanian Football Federation. Romania is one of only four national teams, the other three being Brazil, France, and Belgium, that took part in the first three World Cups.
They only qualified for 1970, 1990, 1994 and 1998 editions since that Cups. Their finest hour came at the 1994 World Cup where Romania, led by Gheorghe Hagi, reached the quarterfinals, defeating Argentina in their way before losing to Sweden on penalty shootouts. At the Euros, Romania's best performance was in 2000 when they advanced to quarterfinals from a group with Germany, Portugal and England before falling to eventual runners-up Italy .
Romania also played at Euro 1984, Euro 1996 and Euro 2008.
Greece national football team
The Greece national football team is the national football team of Greece. Greece had previously participated in a European Championship only in Euro 1980, but their first win did not come until the first match of Euro 2004, a 2-1 win over the hosts Portugal. Greece started the qualification process for the Euro 2004 in poor fashion losing at home to Spain and away to Ukraine both times with a 2-0 scoreline. As Euro 2004 winners, Greece qualified for the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup in Germany. Greece were drawn into Group A along with 2002 World Cup champions Brazil, 2004 Asian champions Japan, and 2003 North America champions Mexico. Greece lost 3-0 to Brazil and 1-0 to Japan and drew 0-0 with Mexico in a tournament.
After winning the Euro 2004 , Greece were considered favorites to top their group, in the 2006 World Cup qualifyings . The team was drawn into Group 2 along with Ukraine, Turkey, Denmark, Albania, Georgia and Kazakhstan in what was considered the toughest qualifying group.
Russia national football team
The Russia national football team is the national football team of Russia and is controlled by the Football Union of Russia. Russia qualified for two World Cups (1994, 2002) and three European Championships (1996, 2004, 2008), but failed to get beyond the first round on first two occasions. FIFA considers the Russia national team the direct descendant of the CIS and USSR national teams.
Having failed to qualify Russia for the 2006 World Cup , Yuri Semin stepped down several weeks later and Russia began looking for a new manager. It was clear that a foreign manager would be needed as most of the high profile Russian coaches were not successful with the national team. On April 10, 2006, it was announced that then Australia manager Guus Hiddink would lead Russia in the Euro 2008 qualification campaign.
For the Euro 2008 qualifying campaign. Russia were drawn into group E with England, Croatia, Israel, FYR Macedonia, Estonia, and Andorra. Russia were able to qualify in second place with 24 points above England who had 23 points.
Spain National Football Team
The Spain National Football Team, commonly referred to as La Furia, is the national football team of Spain.
Spain has a reputation for underachievement in the FIFA World Cup , with their best finish being fourth place in 1950 despite often being among the pre-tournament favorites. They often start well, but struggle considerably in the later stages, which is frustrating given the team's supposedly enormous talent and diligence. Their only senior level tournament victory is the 1964 European Championship , which they hosted. They also won the gold medal when they hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, and in the 1999 World Youth Championship in Nigeria. Their current FIFA ranking is 4th.
Spain struggled throughout the 2006 World Cup qualifying stage. Spain were in group 7 with Serbia & Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Belgium, Lithuania, and San Marino. Spain qualified for the final tournament after defeating Slovakia 6-2 on aggregate. Spain were drawn into Group H with Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, and Tunisia. Spain fell 3-1 in the second round by the more experienced France team. Spain and Brazil shared the 2006 FIFA Fair Play Award.
Turkey national football team
The Turkey national football team is the national football team of Turkey and is controlled by the Turkish Football Federation . They are affiliated with UEFA . Turkey had many ups and downs, for example they made a nice rise to the international scene in the 1950s but lost it in the 1970s. Reaching 3rd place at the 2002 FIFA World Cup was the team's highest achievement. Turkey also reached the quarter-finals at Euro 2000 and was the 3rd at the 2003 Confederations Cup. After these successes Turkey returned the reputation as a strong force in world football again.
The Turkish team failed to qualify for Euro 2004 on play-offs due to a loss to Latvia after finishing second in their group. The Turkish team once again missed out on the finals after failing to win a play-off. Switzerland appeared stronger than Turkey and Turkish team was only the second.Croatian national football team
The Croatian national football team represents Croatia in international matches. The current team has been in existence since 1990 and was recognized by FIFA and UEFA in the summer of 1992, one year after Croatia's independence from Yugoslavia. The team was FIFA 's "Best Mover of the Year" in 1994 and 1998. They were rated as high as third, and as low as 125th (though this low rating was only because Croatia were not ranked prior to their independence, and it therefore took some time to build up points when they started playing independently). They are still undefeated in all competitive matches they played on home soil since 1994. They also qualified for both 2002 and 2006 World Cups without losing a qualifying match.
Swiss national football team
The Swiss national football team also known as the Schweizer Nati is the national football team of Switzerland and is controlled by the Swiss Football Association .Switzerland have qualified for 7 FIFA World Cup finals. In their debut appearance in 1934 they lost a close quarter-final 3-2 to Czechoslovakia, 1938 and when the country hosted the event in 1954. The team reached the quarter-final by defeating Germany by 4-2 four years later. Switzerland also won silver at the 1924 Olympics.
11:06 a.m. - 2008-04-21
Formula One, abbreviated to F1, is the highest class of open wheeled auto racing.
The cars race at high speeds, greater than 320 km/h (200 mph), and are capable of pulling up to 5g in some corners. The F1 world championship season consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix, held usually on purpose-built circuits, and in a few cases on closed city streets. The results of each race are combined to determine two annual World Championships, one for drivers and one for constructors.
Formula 1 Championship
The Australian Grand Prix is a Formula One race that is part of the annual Formula One championship season. It is held at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit at Albert Park in Melbourne. The Australian Grand Prix is the first round of the Championship. The event was held annually since 1928 at various venues in Australia, before it became part of the Formula One championship in 1985. The race was held at the Adelaide Street Circuit in Adelaide from 1985 to 1995. Ex-racer-turned-entrepreneur Bob Jane wanted a race in Melbourne. He created a huge "thunderdome" and invented the AUSCAR series, bringing NASCAR action to Australia. Iin 1992 Jeff Kennett was elected the new premier of the State of Victoria. He immediately set about improving Melbourne's profile. First on his list was the Australian Grand Prix. An agreement was reached with Formula One in 1993, but the contract with Adelaide did not expire until 1995. So in 1996 the race moved to Melbourne to beautiful Albert Park, the layout smooth and flowing, with no 90 degree street corners to break the speed. It runs clockwise around a lake, and the scenery is breathtaking, the circuit well liked by the drivers. It has 16 corners (left:6 and right:10) : Jones, Brabham, Lauda, Marina, Clark, Waite, Hill, Ascari, Stewart, Prost.
Malaysian Grand Prix
Malaysian Grand Prix is held at the hyper-modern Sepang International Circuit (SIC)at Sepang, Malaysia. It is situated close to the new Kuala Lumpur International Airport and was widely hailed at the time as the most up to date - if bland - racing complexes in the world.
The Bahrain Grand Prix is a Formula One Championship race which first took place at the Bahrain International Circuit. The 2004 Grand Prix of Bahrain marked the first ever round of the FIA Formula One World Championship to be held in the Middle East and the official culmination of a multi-million dollar project started back in September 2002 when the Kingdom of Bahrain signed a long-term deal to host the event. For the first time in 2006, there was a V8 Supercar race, named the Desert 400, and also a 24 Hour Race. The construction of the Bahrain circuit was a national objective for Bahrain, initiated by the Crown Prince, Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. The Crown Prince is the Honorary President of the Bahrain Motor Federation. Over 12,000 tonnes of stone were used in the build, a third of it Welsh granite, chosen for the track surface due to its excellent adhesive qualities.
The Spanish Grand Prix ( Gran Premio de España ) is a Formula One race currently held at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain, as part of the annual Formula One championship season. This circuit was built in 1991, after the Spanish Motor federation decided to stop sharing the Spanish Grand Prix between four other tracks. The 4.627KM circuit is situated just north of Barcelona and is used for testing by the F1 teams throughout the year.
Turkish Grand Prix
The Turkish Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race. The debut was on August 21, 2005 at Istanbul Park Circuit. The spectacular 5.378 kilometre track is designed by famed German architect Hermann Tilke, the man behind Sepang, Bahrain and Shanghai, and features 14 turns - eight lefts and six rights - with the cars reaching speeds of up to 330 km/h.
Monaco Grand Prix
The Monaco Grand Prix ( Grand Prix de Monaco ) is a Formula One race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. The Monaco Grand Prix brings the wealthiest people from all over the world together for what really is a special weekend for Formula One. It is set in the luxurious streets of Monte Carlo, and is one of the most traditional races on the calendar.
Canadian Grand Prix
The Canadian Grand Prix (known in French as the Grand Prix du Canada ) is an auto race held in Canada since 1961. It has been part of the Formula One World Championship since 1967. The Canadian GP was moved to Montreal in 1978, as Mosport Park was thought to be outdated and too dangerous. It was built around the site of Expo 67, and it is a mixture of street circuit and permanent road course. Downtown Montreal is only a stone's throw away. The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is the venue for the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix, NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, and, as of 2007, a NASCAR Nationwide Series race. The circuit, at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Île Notre-Dame, a man-made island in the St. Lawrence River that is part of the city of Montreal, was named after the late Canadian driver Gilles Villeneuve, father of Jacques Villeneuve.
The French Grand Prix
The French Grand Prix ( Grand Prix de France ) is a race held as part of Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile 's annual Formula One automobile racing championships. The venue for the Formula One French Grand Prix is Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours.The first Grand Prix held here was in 1991, when Nigel Mansell won for Williams, after a long battle with the Ferrari of Alain Prost. He won again in 1992, in a wet/dry race, and in 1993, Prost made it three in a row for the Williams team. Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours hosted rounds of the European F3 championship but it was not until former President Francois Mitterand decided to invest in the flagging economy of the area, that Magny Cours was seriously considered for Formula One. A new motorway was built to link the track to the existing autoroutes and a huge industrial park was built to attract France's best racing teams.
The British Grand Prix is a race in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship. It is currently held at the Silverstone Circuit near the village of Silverstone in Northamptonshire. The British and Italian Grands Prix are the oldest continuously staged Formula One world championship Grands Prix.
German Grand Prix
The German Grand Prix (Großer Preis von Deutschland) is an annual automobile race that takes place at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. It is an automobile racing track situated near the town of Hockenheim in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The Hockenheim circuit was built in 1939. This track was originally used as a test track for Mercedes, but became a venue for Formula One in 1970, while the Nurburgring was being modified. Sadly, this is another track that is remembered because of tragedy - this time it was the death of the great Jim Clark when he raced Formula 2000 in 1968. Patrick Depaillar also lost his life here, during testing in 1980. The original track was almost 8 kilometres long and was formed of two long curved straights with a long corner at either end. Situated in the Rhine valley, the circuit is completely flat, without any changes in elevation.
Hungarian Grand Prix
The first Hungarian Grand Prix was held on June 21, 1936 over a 3.1-mile (5.0 km) track laid out in Népliget, a park in Budapest. Now Hungarian Grand Prix is held at The Hungaroring. It is a Formula 1 racing circuit in Mogyoród, near Budapest, Hungary.
The European Grand Prix is a separate Formula One event that was reintroduced during the mid-1980s and has been held regularly since 1999. The first European Grand Prix race was the 1923 Italian Grand Prix, held at Monza and won by Carlo Salamano in a Fiat. In 2008 it will be held on a circuit around the Spanish port's streets in the Valencia Street Circuit. Valencia is fast becoming one of the most talked about Spanish destinations. Over recent years the old industrial port has been transformed into a real cultural must-see and in August 2008 the glamorous city hosts its first Grand Prix on a brand-new harbour-side street circuit. Valencia has signed a seven year deal to host the race around the streets of the America's cup port. The deal was signed on June 01, 2007 and is for seven years. The deal has been made between Ecclestone and the Valmor Sport group, which is led by former motorcycle rider Jorge Martinez Aspar and Villarreal football club's president Fernando Roig.
Belgian Grand Prix
The Belgian Grand Prix is an automobile race, part of the Formula One World Championship. The Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps is the famous venue of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix and the Spa 24 Hours endurance race. It is also home to the 25 Hours of Spa, run by the Uniroyal Fun Cup. It is considered to be one of the most challenging race tracks in the world, mainly due to its fast, hilly and twisty nature. Spa is a favourite circuit of many racing drivers and fans. Spa Francorchamps circuit is among the most historic on the Formula One calendar and was first used in 1924, its history long and entwining. Designed by Jules de Their and Henri Langlois Van Ophem, the original 15 km (9.3 mile) triangle-shaped course used public roads between the Belgian towns of Francorchamps, Malmedy and Stavelot.
Monza Grand Prix
The Italian Grand Prix ( Gran Premio d'Italia ) is one of the longest running events on the motor racing calendar. It is held at Autodromo Nazionale Monza. It is a motorsport race track near the town of Monza, Italy, north of Milan. Monza is one of the most historic motor racing circuits in the world. Work began on the track in 1922 and was completed in under half a year. After Brooklands and Indianapolis it was the third permanent race track in existence. With a banked oval track incorporated into the design of the road racing circuit, the total track length stood at a whopping 10 kilometres.
Singapore Grand Prix
The Singapore Grand Prix is a Formula One race set to stage its inaugural event on 28 September 2008. It is held at Singapore Street Circuit is a street-based circuit around the city state's Marina Bay. Singapore has the honour of hosting the first night-time event in Formula One history. The current deal with Formula One Management is for five years and its night status, starting at 8pm local time, is aimed at ensuring that European Formula One fans can watch the live action at what is believed to be a reasonable time slot.
Japanese Grand Prix
The Japanese Grand Prix is a race in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship.
Chinese Grand Prix
The Chinese Grand Prix is a round of the Formula One World Championship , held towards the end of the season in October. It is currently held at the Shanghai International Circuit , Shanghai. It was designed by Hermann Tilke as the race circuit for the new millennium. The new facility with its massive main grandstands, amazing media facilities and unparalleled team facilities set a new standard that other race circuits must now aspire to.
The Brazilian Grand Prix is a Formula One championship race which occurs at the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Interlagos, Brazil. The second name of the circuit is Interlagos . It is the venue of the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix, located in a suburb of the city of São Paulo, named after José Carlos Pace, a Brazilian Formula One driver, who had died prior to its naming.
2:09 p.m. - 2008-04-11
English Premier League Season 2007/2008
English Premier League Info
English Premier League is the most popular and the world's most watched league. It is attracting the top players from all over the globe. Live soccer fans from all over the world (not only Briatain) are always struggling to be able to watch all of their favorite team games.
There are currently over 337 foreign players registered and eligible to play in the Barclays Premier League. The total number of countries represented is 66.
Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Everton, Portsmouth,
Blackburn, Manchester City, West Ham Utd, Tottenham, Newcastle, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Wigan Athletic, Reading, Birmingham, Bolton, Fulham, Derby County.
English Premier League Participants Info
Manchester United Football Club Review
Manchester United is one of the most famous and successful English football clubs. The chairmen are Joel and Avram Glazer . They control First Allied Corporation and the Zapata Corporation, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. The present manager of Man U is Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson . He is a former football player who played for such clubs as: Queen's Park (1957-1960), St. Johnstone (1960-1964), Dunfermline Athletic (1964-1967), Rangers (1967-1969), Falkirk (1969-1973), Ayr United (1973-1974). Ferguson was a manager of such teams as: East Stirlingshire (1974), St. Mirren (1974-1978), Aberdeen (1978-1986), Scotland (1985-1986). He is prominent for winning more trophies than any other manager in the English football. Also he has been in charge of Man Utd for more than 1,000 matches.
Newcastle United FC
Newcastle United Football Club is an English professional football club that currently plays in the Premier League. Fans also call it "The Magpies" or "The Toon" . Newcastle Utd is situated in Newcastle upon Tyne and the home ground of the team is St James' Park . It is the club's stadium from the founding year.
West Ham United Football Club
West Ham United is an English football club that currently plays in Premier League . The club is also well-know as: The Hammers , The Irons , The Academy of Football , West ham Utd . It is situated in West Ham, London Borough of Newham, East London.The home ground of the team is Boleyn Ground (also well-know as Upton Park ). It is the club's stadium from 1904. The capacity of the stadium is 35,146 all seated. Upton Park consists of four main stands: The Centenary Stand, The Bobby Moore Stand, The East Stand and The Dr. Martens Stand.The current chairman is Australian Lucas Neill . He is an Icelandic businessman and former President of the Football Association of Iceland. The club's present manager is Alan Curbishley . He was appointed on 13 December 2006. Curbishley is a former professional footballer, who played for such teams as: West Ham United (1975–1979), Birmingham City (1979–1983), Aston Villa (1983–1984), Charlton Athletic (1984–1987), Brighton & Hove Albion (1987–1990), Charlton Athletic (1990–1993). He began his career of manager from Charlton Athletic (1991-2006).
Manchester City Football Club Review
Manchester City Football Club (also well-known as Man City , City , The Blues , The Citizens ) is an English professional football club situated in the city of Manchester. The home ground is the City of Manchester Stadium. It is a 48,000-seater stadium based in East Manchester. The first club's stadium was Maine Road . Manchester City had spent there 80 years before leaving. The chairman of the club is Thai businessman, politician and the former Prime Minister of Thailand - Thaksin Shinawatra . The present manager is Sven-Göran Eriksson. He is a Swedish football manager who played for such clubs as: Torsby IF (1966–71), SK Sifhälla (1971–73), KB Karlskoga (1973–75). Eriksson is famous for winning the league-and-cup double in three different countries ( Sweden , Portugal and Italy ). Previously he was a manager of such teams as: Degerfors IF (1977–78), IFK Göteborg (1979–82), SL Benfica (1982–84), AS Roma (1984–87), AC Fiorentina (1987–89), SL Benfica (1989–92), U.C. Sampdoria (1992–97), S.S. Lazio (1997–2001), England (2001–06).
Portsmouth Football Club
Portsmouth Football Club is an English football club that currently plays in Premier League. The fans also call it "Pompey" or "the Blues". It is situated in the south coast city of Portsmouth. The owner of the club is Alexandre Gaydamak. He is a French businessman and a patron of several Jewish charities. The current manager is Henry James "Harry" Redknapp. He is an an English former footballer. He played for such teams as: West Ham United (1965–1972), Bournemouth (1972–1976 ), Brentford (1976 ), Seattle Sounders (1976–1979), Bournemouth (1982)and was a manager of: Bournemouth (1983–1992), West Ham United (1994–2001), Southampton (2004–2005).
Chelsea Football Club is a professional English football club. Fans also call it "The Blues" or "The Pensioners" . It is located in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. The club's home is Stamford Bridge football stadium. The other name given by supporters to the stadium is "The Bridge" . The capacity of the stadium is 42,055. The owner of the club is well-known Roman Abramovich , who bought the Blues for £140 million .The present directors are: Eugene Tenenbaum and Peter Kenyon .
Bolton Wanderers (The Trotters) Football Club Review
Bolton Wanderers Football Club is also well-known as Bolton or the Trotters . It is an English professional football club that plays in the Premier League. The Trotters located on Horwich, in the Borough of Bolton, North West England. The present home ground is Reebok Stadium or the Reebok based in the Middlebrook retail park in Horwich, near Bolton. This modern stadium was built in 1997 and replaced the previous pitch, Burnden Park. The chairman of Bolton Wanderers is Phil Gartside . He is an Irish businessman and Chairman of Chambers of Commerce North West. He is also a perfect football administrator and currently is a Football Association Board Member. The manager of the club is Gary John Megson . He is an ex-footballer who played for ten different clubs: Plymouth Argyle, Everton, Sheffield Wednesday, Nottingham Forest, Newcastle United, Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester City, Norwich City, Lincoln City, Shrewsbury Town.
Middlesbrough Football Club Round-Up
Middlesbrough Football Club is an English football club that currently is a member of Premier League . The fans also call it "Boro ". It is situated in Middlesbrough. The home ground is Riverside Stadium that based in Middlesbrough, England. The current capacity of the stadium is 35,100 all seated. Riverside Stadium is the biggest new arena to be built in England since World War II. Steve Gibson is a chairman of the club. He is an entrepreneur and a founder of Bulkhaul Limited. Steve Gibson became the youngest ever director at the club's history, when he joined Middlesbrough at the age of 26. The current manager is Gareth Southgate . He is a former English footballer. Southgate played for such teams as: Crystal Palace (1989-1995), Aston Villa (1995-2001) and Middlesbrough (2001-2006). In 2006 he started his career of manager from Boro.
Reading Football Club Short Round-Up
Reading Football Club is a football club that currently plays in Premier League . They are also well-known as the Royals due to their location in the Royal County of Berkshire. The home ground of the club is the Madejski Stadium , named after Reading's chairman. It is situated in Reading, England. The stadium was built for more than £50million and opened on 22 August 1998. The capacity is 24,250. The present chairman of the Royals is John Robert Madejski . He is a British businessman in the field of publishing and the hotel industry. The current manager is Stephen James Coppell .
Sunderland Association Football Club (SAFC) Overview
Sunderland is an English professional football club that currently plays in Premier league . They are also well-know as: "Sunderland Association Football Club" or "The Black Cats" . The club is situated in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, in North-East England.
Aston Villa Football Club General Info
Aston Villa Football Club ( The Villa and The Villans, The Lions ) is an English professional football club that plays in the Premier League . This club is based in Aston, Birmingham.Since 1897 home of the Villans is Villa Park . The former name is Aston Lower Grounds.
Birmingham City Football Club Information
Birmingham City Football Club is also well-known as the Blues (or Bluenoses - due to the colour of their kit) is an English professional football club that currently play in the Premier League . The club is situated in the city of Birmingham. The first home ground of the team was Bordesley Green (Arthur Street).
Derby County Football Club. All Information for The Rams Fans
Derby County (also well-known as the Rams ) is an English football club based in Derby, England. The team is a current member of Premier League . The first home ground of the club was the Baseball Ground . In 1997 Pride Park Stadium became a new home. It is located in Pride Park business park on the outskirts of Derby. This football (soccer) stadium holds 33,597 spectators. Derby has plans to expand the capacity to 44,000 for the 2008–2009 season, subject to retaining their Premiership status. The chairman of the club is Adam Pearson and the manager is William McIntosh "Billy" Davies . Billy Davies is a former football player. He played in such clubs as: Rangers, IF Elsborg, St Mirren, Leicester City, Dunfermline Athletic and Motherwell.
Everton (The Toffees) Fan Site. All Details of The Blues Football Life
Everton Football Club is an English football club that currently plays in the Premier League . Everton is based in the city of Liverpool. The fans also call it: The Toffees , The Toffeemen , The Blues , The People's Club . The nicknames: " The Toffees " and " The Toffeemen " came from the name of "Mother Noblett's Toffee Shop" shop, which sold sweets and the Everton Mint, on match days. In such a way appeared the Toffee Lady tradition: a girl walks around the perimeter of the stadium before the start of a match throwing free Everton Mints into the crowd. The home ground of the club is Goodison Park that was built in 1892.
Fulham Football Club. Go The Cottagers!
Fulham is an English football club that located in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Fans also call it "The Cottagers" or "The Whites" . It was founded in 1879 by worshippers at the C of E church on Star Road as Fulham St Andrew's Church Sunday School. It is the oldest professional football team in London. In 2004 they celebrated their 125th anniversary. They currently play in the top tier of English football. The chairman of the club is Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed .He is an Egyptian businessman and billionaire and the owner of Harrods department store in Knightsbridge. The current manager is Lawrence Philip Sanchez . He is a former player, who played for such clubs as: Reading (1978–1984), Wimbledon (1984–1993), Swindon Town (1993–1994), Sligo Rovers (1994–1995). Before Fulham he was a manager of Sligo Rovers (1994–1995), Wycombe Wanderers (1999–2003), Northern Ireland (2004–2007).
Blackburn Rovers (Blues and Whites) Football Club General Information
Blackburn Rovers Football Club is situated in the town of Blackburn, Lancashire. It is an English Premier League football club that was one of the founder members of both the Football League and the Premier League . The Latin motto "Arte et labore" that is depicted on the club's badge literally means "by art and by labour", but Rovers translate it like "by skill and hard work". The team proved these words, winning the English F.A. Cup 3 times in 3 consecutive seasons. For this record they were awarded permission to display its club crest on the corner flags.
Wigan Athletic (The Latics) Football Club
Wigan Athletic Football Club is an English football club. It is also well-known as "The Latics" (a corruption of the word 'Athletic'). It is based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. The current home ground is JJB Stadium (the second name is The JJB ). The stadium is named after its principal sponsor, the sporting goods retailer JJB Sports. It was opend on August 4, 1999 and it is also a home for Wigan Warriors rugby league club. The JJB located within the Robin Park Complex in Newtown, Wigan, Greater Manchester.
The Arsenal Football Club Overview
Arsenal Football Club is a professional English football club that exists 121 years. It is also well-known as Arsenal , The Arsenal or The Gunners . The present director of Arsenal FC is Peter Hill-Wood . He is the third generation of his family to serve as Chairman of Arsenal, following his father, Denis Hill-Wood (1962 - 1982), and his grandfather, Samuel Hill-Wood (1929 - 1936 & 1946 - 1949).
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Fan Web Resource
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English professional football club that currently plays in the Premier League . Fans also call it "Spurs" or "Lilywhites" . The slogan of Spurs is "Audere est Facere" (from Latin: "To Dare is To Do"). The present home of the club is White Hart Lane . It is a stadium in Tottenham, the London Borough of Haringey. Supporters name it "The Lane" or "WHL" .
Liverpool Football Club Overview
Liverpool Football Club (also well-known as the Reds ) is an English professional football club that currently plays in the Premier League . It is situated in Liverpool, Merseyside. The home ground of the team is Anfield . It is a UEFA 4-star rated stadium with capacity of 45,362 all seated. Anfiel d is famous for its wonderful atmosphere and noise. The club want to built a new Stanley Park Stadium . They plan to open it in 2011. The capacity of the new stadium will be about 60,000. The present co-chairmen of the club are Tom Hicks and George Gillett .
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