Tag: 2011-2012 season

  • Lionel Messi Ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo in Media Coverage As Well

    Despite the fact that Real Madrid won the La Liga title, it hasn’t helped Cristiano Ronaldo’s bid to be considered as the world’s best player. For now, it seems, no matter what happens on the pitch, Lionel Messi will have the edge in matters of public opinion.

  • Robin Van Persie – PFA Fans’ Player of the Year as Well

    If winning the PFA Players’ and Writers’ awards for the 2011-2012 season weren’t enough, Arsenal striker Robin van Persie completed the PFA trio by also winning the Fans’ vote as well, to further cement the stauts of his incredible season for the gunners.

  • Player of the Year for Each Premier League Club in the 2011-2012 Season

    Only 4 English players were good enough and likable enough to wins the Fans’ Player of the Year award for their clubs, with Wayne Rooney not either, apparently, to win it for Manchester United. Sergio Aguero, responsible for one of the most memorable moments in the league’s history, deservedly won it for Manchester City.

  • Messi vs Ronaldo – The Infographic

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s 2011-2012 club season with Real Madrid may be over, but summer isn’t going to be much of a rest for him, with Portugal playing in the Euro. Lionel Messi, for the first time in quite a while, has time to let his talented legs take a rest from his historic season with Barcelona.

  • Mario Balotelli – Misunderstood Genius, Racism Hunter

    All the talk recently about racism in the Ukraine and Poland, with some even calling for many fans to avoid the trip to Euro 2012 has put Mario Balotelli in a position to speak his mind about racism and carry on about being a misunderstood genius.

  • Lionel Messi’s 73 Goals vs Cristiano Ronaldo’s 60

    We spent a big chunk of the season praising Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for what they’ve done individually and in the context of their rivalry, needless to say their teams. It’s only fitting that as it ended, we’ll celebrate their individual abilities and performances – Ronaldo with his 60 goals, Lionel Messi with his even more incredible 73 goals.

  • Best Goals of the 2011-2012 Season

    Nothing, no one and there wasn’t a goal in Europe this season that wasn’t something we haven’t seen before. All except for one – Papiss Demba Cisse scoring an incredible volley in Newcastle’s 2-0 win over Chelsea, making his goal the best of the 2011-2012 season.

  • Lionel Messi, Greatest Season Ever, Best Player in History

    There was no way Lionel Messi wasn’t going to score on Pep Guardiola’s sending off match. Barcelona was not going to lose in Guardiola’s final match on the touchline. In a season that is individually grande and team-wise disappointing, no one was about to let the final chance of a trophy slip away.

  • A Premier League Poem to Sum Up the 2011-2012 Season

    An ode to the Premier League? Something alone those lines. The English Premiership isn’t as strong as it was two-three years ago, there’s no denying. Despite Chelsea winning the champions league, it had nothing to do as an indicator to the strength of a league. But it’d be hard to deny 2011-2012 was especially amazing in England, above the rest of the big leagues.

  • All the Champions of the Top 40 Soccer Leagues in Europe for 2011-2012

    With Montpellier hanging on to win their first ever title in France, beating PSG and their gulf million to the top spot, it’s safe to say that the European football league season is over. To get a clear cut from club season and the approaching Euro, here are all the champions from the top 40 leagues around the continent.