Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Gunner

Official World Football Thread

547 posts in this topic

Would love Bilbao on the 4th spot

And is that Mclaren going for titles?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Wanted Hyypia to win the Bundesliga looks like he is 6pts behind Munchen. Leverkusen bottled it..

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Swear Di Natale is top scorer in Italy? smh @ Udinese.

Valencia secured third ages ago and are 21 points behind second. Thats a bit ridiculous.

French league race is mad.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Every league is tight. Its sick.

/

f*ck Atletico & Bordeaux. Killed off all my bets yesterday.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

BUMP / UPDATE

spain

Pos Team P Pts

1 Barcelona 34 87

2 Real Madrid 34 86

3 Valencia 34 62

4 Real Mallorca 34 56

5 Sevilla 34 54

6 Villarreal 34 52

7 Getafe 34 50

8 Athletic Bilbao 34 50

9 Deportivo La Coruna 34 44

10 Atletico Madrid 34 43

11 Espanyol 34 41

12 Osasuna 34 39

13 Almeria 34 38

14 Sporting Gijon 34 37

15 Racing Santander 34 36

16 Real Zaragoza 34 34

17 Malaga 34 34

18 Tenerife 34 32

19 Real Valladolid 34 32

20 Xerez 34 27

france

Pos Team P Pts

1 Marseille 34 71

2 Auxerre 34 66

3 Lille 34 61

4 Montpellier 34 60

5 Lyon 33 59

6 Bordeaux 34 57

7 Lorient 34 53

8 Rennes 34 52

9 Monaco 34 50

10 Valenciennes 34 48

11 Paris St Germain 35 46

12 Nancy 34 44

13 Toulouse 34 43

14 RC Lens 34 40

15 Nice 34 40

16 Sochaux 34 38

17 St Etienne 34 36

18 Le Mans 35 29

19 Boulogne 34 27

20 Grenoble 35 19

italy

Pos Team P Pts

1 Inter Milan 35 73

2 Roma 35 71

3 AC Milan 35 64

4 Sampdoria 35 60

5 Palermo 35 58

6 Juventus 35 54

7 Napoli 35 53

8 Genoa 35 48

9 Parma 35 46

10 Fiorentina 35 46

11 Chievo 35 44

12 Bari 35 43

13 Cagliari 35 42

14 Udinese 35 42

15 Catania 35 40

16 Lazio 35 40

17 Bologna 35 39

18 Atalanta 35 34

19 Siena 35 30

20 Livorno 35 29

holland

1 FC Twente 33 83

2 Ajax 33 82

3 PSV Eindhoven 33 77

4 AZ Alkmaar 33 61

5 Feyenoord 33 60

6 Heracles Almelo 33 53

7 FC Utrecht 33 52

8 Groningen 33 46

9 NAC Breda 33 46

10 Roda JC Kerk 33 44

11 Heerenveen 33 37

12 NEC Nijmegen 33 33

13 VVV 33 32

14 Vitesse Arnhem 33 31

15 ADO Den Haag 33 30

16 Sparta Rotterdam 33 26

17 Willem II 33 23

18 RKC 33 15

germany

1 Bayern Munich 32 64

2 Schalke 32 64

3 Werder Bremen 32 57

4 Bayer Leverkusen 32 57

5 Borussia Dortmund 32 56

6 Stuttgart 32 53

7 Hamburg 32 48

8 Wolfsburg 32 46

9 Eintracht Frankfurt 32 46

10 FSV Mainz 05 32 45

11 Hoffenheim 32 38

12 Borussia Monchengladbach 32 38

13 Cologne 32 37

14 SC Freiburg 32 31

15 FC Nurnberg 32 28

16 Bochum 32 28

17 Hannover 96 32 27

18 Hertha Berlin 32 23

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bundesliga mid season review

1/3 into 2011/12

Best player

It's hard to imagine that a sizable number of Bayern Munich supporters would have been all too happy to trade in €35 million ($48M) buy Mario Gomez for Edin Dzeko 18 months ago. The Germany striker was very nearly sent on loan to Liverpool before the 2010/11 season but regained his form and composure to win over Louis van Gaal, his harshest critic. Under new manager Jupp Heynckes, the 26-year-old Gomez has improved even further. Gomez has not only scored 19 goals in 17 games for Bayern in all competitions but worked hard on his technique to become Europe's best orthodox center forward. His strike rate is even more remarkable if you consider the fact that he's playing without the support of a second striker and spends most of his time battling against two opposition center backs.

There was always a romantic element to president Uli Hoeness' unwavering support for Bayern's most expensive player: Hoeness has a soft spot for powerful center forwards in the mold of Dieter, his younger brother. Football's tactical evolution toward smaller, more versatile attackers threatened to pass someone like Gomez by but his brilliance might yet convince a few teams of the merits of an old-fashioned poacher -- and herald a new/old trend for the big, strong target man.

LOL@the two clowns on here who think Gomez isn't becoming that guy in world football.

Shooting Star

Marco Reus was hardly a nobody before the start of the season, when a host of top clubs were already weighing up offers for the 22-year-old. His seven goals for Borussia Mönchengladbach this season have taken his profile to a whole new level, however. "Rolls Reus," as the tabloids call him, is the hottest young German property after Dortmund's Mario Götze and surely only a few months away from big move. A release clause of €18 million ($24M) no longer looks prohibitive; there aren't too many young players who are intelligent, fast and able to play in any position in attacking midfield.

Pos to Bane/Philos

Worst performer off the pitch

Former Chelsea sporting director Frank Arnesen was supposed to wake up Hamburger SV, the sleeping giant of German football, and overhaul the top-heavy, expensive squad with some clever signings. The 55-year-old instead fudged the decision about Oenning's removal during the summer and bought five players from the Chelsea reserves to plunge the club into a veritable relegation battle. "I don't underestimate [the Bundesliga]," Arnesen insisted this week. "That only happens to people who have no clue and no experience. I have a clue and experience, too." New manager Thorsten Fink will probably steady the ship in weeks to come but so far, Arnesen has done nothing to justify his reputation as a shrewd international operator, nor his high salary.

Must-do-better

1. Sotiros Kyrgiakos, Wolfsburg. The Greek defender has continued where we left off in Liverpool. His record reads 1-1-5 in seven games but the numbers can't convey the extent of his ineptitude.

2. Ilkay Gündogan, Dortmund. Not a bad player by any stretch of the imagination but the midfielder has been lacking the brain and know-how to replace captain Nuri Sahin.

3. Michael Mancienne, HSV. What was Arnesen thinking?

Ones to watch

3. Moritz Leitner, Dortmund. The 18-year-old has gone from playing in the second division with 1860 to starting in central midfield for the champions in the Champions League.

2. Mohammed Abdellaoue, Hannover. The 26-year-old Norwegian of Moroccan descent no longer lingers in the shadow of team mate Didier Ya Konan. A fast, clever, hardworking striker.

1. Lars Stindl, Hannover. The 23-year-old midfielder has played every game this season and scored a wonderful goal against Kopenhagen in the Europa League. He looks certain to upgrade his career from also-ran to secret star. At least.

/


http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/raphael_honigstein/11/05/bundesliga.quarterly.review/index.html?eref=twitter_feed

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Pos'd

We need more non prem topics/discussions on here

:!:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGDTrHwuTIw

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bye Mihaljovic

In to replace him that door mat

Delio Rossi

Hopefully Fiorentina dont take the piss out of his life the way Zampirni did at Palermo

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Van Basten to coach Heerenveen next season

Sporting have sacked Paciencia (The guy who ended Liverpool last season and took Braga to the Europa League Final) and replaced him with Sa Pinto (former Sporting and Portuguese International)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Javier Clemente named the new manager of Sporting Gijon

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Latest Rich List:

Top 10:

1. Real Madrid: 479.5m euros

2. Barcelona: 450.7m euros

3. Man Utd: 367m euros

4. Bayern Munich: 321.4m euros

5. Arsenal: 251.1m euros

6. Chelsea: 249.8m euros

7. AC Milan: 235.1.m euros

8. Internationale: 211.4m euros

9. Liverpool: 203.3m euros

10. Schalke: 202.4m euros

11. Tottenham €181m

12. Man City €169.6m

13. Juventus €153.9m

14. Marseille €150.4m

15. Roma €143.5m

16. Dortmund €138.5m

17. Lyon €132.8m

18. Hamburg €128.8m

19. Valencia €116.8m

20. Napoli €114.9m

/

TELEVISION REVENUE | The Top 10

Barcelona

€183.7m

Real Madrid

€183.5m

Manchester United

€132.2m

Inter

€124.4m

Chelsea

€112.3m

Milan

€107.7m

Arsenal

€96.7m

Tottenham

€92m

Roma

€91.1m

Juventus

€88.7m

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

17 goals in 15 games wanted by Bayern on loan from City

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Latest Rich List:

Top 10:

1. Real Madrid: 479.5m euros

2. Barcelona: 450.7m euros

3. Man Utd: 367m euros

4. Bayern Munich: 321.4m euros

5. Arsenal: 251.1m euros

6. Chelsea: 249.8m euros

7. AC Milan: 235.1.m euros

8. Internationale: 211.4m euros

9. Liverpool: 203.3m euros

10. Schalke: 202.4m euros

11. Tottenham €181m

12. Man City €169.6m

13. Juventus €153.9m

14. Marseille €150.4m

15. Roma €143.5m

16. Dortmund €138.5m

17. Lyon €132.8m

18. Hamburg €128.8m

19. Valencia €116.8m

20. Napoli €114.9m

/

TELEVISION REVENUE | The Top 10

Barcelona

€183.7m

Real Madrid

€183.5m

Manchester United

€132.2m

Inter

€124.4m

Chelsea

€112.3m

Milan

€107.7m

Arsenal

€96.7m

Tottenham

€92m

Roma

€91.1m

Juventus

€88.7m

Where have you these numbers from out of interest?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Bundesliga

Gomez- Bayern Munich- 18

Huntelaar- Schalke- 16

Pizzaro- Bremen- 15

Poldoski- Koln- 15

Lewandowski- Dortmund - 14

Reus - Monchengladbach - 13

Serie A

Di Natale -Udinese- 17

Ibrahimovich - Milan - 15

Cavani - Napoli - 13

Milito - Inter - 12

Denis - Atalanta - 12

Palacio - Genoa - 12

Jovetic - Fiorentina - 12

Premier League

Van Persie - Arsenal - 22

Rooney - Man Utd - 17

Demba Ba - Newcastle - 16

Aguero - Man City - 15

Yakubu - Blackburn - 13

Dzeko - Man City - 12

La Liga

Cristiano - Real - 27

Messi - Barcelona - 23

Falcao - Atletico - 15

Higuain - Real - 14

Llorente - Athletic - 12

Soldado - Valencia - 12

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Latest Rich List:

Top 10:

1. Real Madrid: 479.5m euros

2. Barcelona: 450.7m euros

3. Man Utd: 367m euros

4. Bayern Munich: 321.4m euros

5. Arsenal: 251.1m euros

6. Chelsea: 249.8m euros

7. AC Milan: 235.1.m euros

8. Internationale: 211.4m euros

9. Liverpool: 203.3m euros

10. Schalke: 202.4m euros

11. Tottenham €181m

12. Man City €169.6m

13. Juventus €153.9m

14. Marseille €150.4m

15. Roma €143.5m

16. Dortmund €138.5m

17. Lyon €132.8m

18. Hamburg €128.8m

19. Valencia €116.8m

20. Napoli €114.9m

/

TELEVISION REVENUE | The Top 10

Barcelona

€183.7m

Real Madrid

€183.5m

Manchester United

€132.2m

Inter

€124.4m

Chelsea

€112.3m

Milan

€107.7m

Arsenal

€96.7m

Tottenham

€92m

Roma

€91.1m

Juventus

€88.7m

Where have you these numbers from out of interest?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16951878

http://www.goal.com/en/news/755/europe/2012/02/09/2893803/real-madrid-barcelona-lead-football-rich-list-as-schalke

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Pos'd

We need more non prem topics/discussions on here

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Van Basten to coach Heerenveen next season

Sporting have sacked Paciencia (The guy who ended Liverpool last season and took Braga to the Europa League Final) and replaced him with Sa Pinto (former Sporting and Portuguese International)

It starting to become clearer this saga

Paciencia was a striker for Porto many moons ago. Was coach of Braga done well so Sporting hired him last summer.

Recently he has been holding talks with PDC(Porto's president) about quitting Sporting for Porto

Sporting directors found out he was gonna snake them at the end of this season so they sacked him

:lol:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0