Browsing Michael Essien

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo’s Worst Match of the Season

Posted on 7 Nov, 2012, by in Soccer

Somehow, Real Madrid didn’t come out too disappointed from a home draw in the Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo had a very off night, curiously trying to pass almost every ball that fell at his feet and never really finding a good shot at goal, feeling lost in the first half and out of sorts as a striker in the second. More

Real Madrid – Cristiano Ronaldo Enjoying the Hate

Posted on 29 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

One of the best moments that came from Cristiano Ronaldo in the 5-0 win by Real Madrid over Mallorca wasn’t his two goals but his interactions with the fans, imploring the fans to keep on booing and jeering him, as if it only made him stronger and better throughout the match. More

Real Madrid – A Disappearing act by Cristiano Ronaldo

Posted on 25 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

Blaming the left side of Real Madrid would be true, but putting some of it on Cristiano wouldn’t be far from the truth, who did absolutely nothing to help his team’s cause in their 1-2 loss to Dortmund except for breaking away once from his marker, to score the equalizer in the first half. More

Transfer Rumors 2012 – Arsenal Want Michael Essien

Posted on 31 Aug, 2012, by in Soccer

As the transfer deadline looms closer and closer, the deals get weirder and weirder, with more loans for desperate sides and players coming through. The next possible big one? Arsenal, looking for someone (they need more than just someone) to improve their defensive midfield, are looking into bringing in Michael Essien of Chelsea on loan. More

Arsenal and Chelsea Begin Pre-Season With Wins Too

Posted on 17 Jul, 2010, by in Soccer

Arsenal and Chelsea both stayed in London to begin their pre season matches, with the gunners beating Barnet 4-0 while the champions defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 with Michael Essien scoring on his return. Goals and Highlights here. More

Best Midfielders in the World

Posted on 7 Jan, 2010, by in Soccer

Part IV of our best soccer players in the world by position, this time the top 10 central midfielder currently in the game. More

Chelsea Hammer Wolves, Win 4-0 to Extend Reign at Top

Posted on 21 Nov, 2009, by in Soccer

Chelsea continue with their perfect home record, crushing Wolves 4-0 at Stamford Bridge and (temporarily) making their lead over Manchester United 8 points. More

Chelsea Crush Blackburn 5-0, Back on top of Premiership

Posted on 24 Oct, 2009, by in Soccer

Frank Lampard’s brace headlines Chelsea’s impressive 5-0 win over Blackburn, which puts them back (temporarily at least) on the top of the Premiership. More

Justice Done? Depends Who’s Looking. Barca Qualify With Away Goal

Posted on 6 May, 2009, by in Soccer

Two Amazing goals… One huge controversy… The Final Everyone, or almost everyone who’s not a Chelsea fan wanted… Are the heads of European Football happy with the outcome of this one? I’m not so sure… More

Final Thoughts Before Barca Play Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

Posted on 6 May, 2009, by in Soccer

Barcelona come to Stamford Bridge hoping to finally break the Chelsea defense, and help all anti-English soccer fans some joy in their life. Will Messi and Etoo prevail or will it be Frank Lampard and John Terry in the final again? More