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10-man Man United wins in Champions League

Wayne Rooney made two penalty kicks Tuesday to lead 10-man Manchester Uniteda 2-0 road victory over the Romanian club Otelul Galati in the Champions League. Rooney opened the scoring in the 64th minute, but captain Nemanja Vidic wassent off two minutes later. Rooney’s other penalty kick came during injury time,giving United its first victory in Group C. Real Madrid routed ...

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Manchester United’s Sir Alex Ferguson will not be appealing Nemanja Vidic’s ‘very harsh’ red card against Otelul Galati

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson won’t appeal against Nemanja Vidic’s sending off, but claimed the Serbian’s dismissal during the 2-0 Champions League victory over Otelul Galati was “very harsh”. After a sluggish first half, the Old Trafford side claimed all three points in Group C with two penalties from Wayne Rooney, helping put his side onto five points and ...

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FIFA VP Julio Grondona re-elected AFA leader

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — FIFA senior vice president Julio Grondona hasbeen unanimously re-elected president of the Argentine Football Associationdespite fraud and money-laundering allegations lodged. The 80-year-old Grondona was the only candidate ahead of the 46-0 vote byArgentine clubs, which extends his rule to 36 years. “In 32 years here, we have met our responsibilities. I hope that in thefuture ...

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Former FIFA VP Temarii ends 1-year football exile

ZURICH (AP) — Former FIFA vice president Reynald Temarii of Tahiti ends his12-month suspension from football Wednesday still protesting he was the victimof injustice. At noon Tahiti time (2200 GMT), Temarii can enter the football federationheadquarters on his native south Pacific island, having served a ban imposed forbreaking FIFA confidentiality rules. Temarii was cleared of corruption, but ended his six-year ...

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Former FIFA VP Temarii ends 1-year football exile

ZURICH (AP) — Former FIFA vice president Reynald Temarii of Tahiti ends his12-month suspension from football Wednesday still protesting he was the victimof injustice. At noon Tahiti time (2200 GMT), Temarii can enter the football federationheadquarters on his native south Pacific island, having served a ban imposed forbreaking FIFA confidentiality rules. Temarii was cleared of corruption, but ended his six-year ...

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Jupp Heynckes: Bayern Munich deserved to beat Napoli in the Champions League

Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes said his side was in control against Napoli until a Holger Badstuber own goal saw it veer off the winning path in a 1-1 Champions League draw on Tuesday night. The German side hit the ground running in Italy and was 1-0 up after just two minutes courtesy of a Toni Kroos strike. However, Bayern ...

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Barca and Milan eye Champions League knockout stage

By Mike Collett LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Barcelona and AC Milan caneffectively seal their expected places in the Champions Leagueknockout stage with three games remaining when they play rankoutsiders Viktoria Plzen and BATE Borisov respectively in theirGroup H matches on Wednesday. European champions Barca, who crushed Borisov 5-0 in Belarusin their last Champions League outing on Sept. 28 are ...

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Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany: Dramatic Villarreal win can be catalyst for Champions League progression

Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany has hailed the team’s dramatic victory over Villarreal in the Champions League and claimed it was fully deserved because of the chances it managed to create.City had to wait until the last minute of injury time for the winner – scored by Sergio Aguero – to come despite having large amounts of possession and camping ...

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Rooney penalties rescue United in Champions League

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring against Otelul Galati during a Group C Champions League match, in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo)

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