Category Archives: Football

When Ronaldinho moved onto another level – La Liga in 2005/06

An impeccable season for Barcelona saw the Catalans retain their Liga championship, blowing abroad the competition to terminate 12 points articulate of 2nd-placed Real Madrid. The team built by Frank Rijkaard besides lifted the Champions League at the expense of Arsenal, putting in place a formidable unit that in years to come and nether the tutelage of Pep… Read More »

Young Stuttgart shock German elite – Bundesliga in 2006/07

Stuttgart started the season as the youngest squad in the league, but ended as champions under the guidance of Armin Veh, who had replaced Giovanni Trapattoni during the previous campaign. Having won dorsum-to-back doubles at Bayern Munich, Felix Magath found his third flavor more than challenging, and was sacked at the stop of January to be succeeded by… Read More »

Inter retain title in season marked by tragedy – Serie A in 2007-08

Juventus returned to Serie A afterward a one-twelvemonth absence post-obit their Calciopoli-related relegation only despite boasting the bright striking partnership of Alessandro Del Piero and David Trezeguet, they were unable to forbid Inter from successfully defending their Scudetto. Roma did take the title race right to the wire, though, with Mirko Vucinic and Mancini proving near worthy foils… Read More »