Offense is not the right word. After the historical 3: 0 at the Santiago Bernabéu, after two victories over the current European club champion, after seven points scored in the group, not even receiving a consolation prize in the form of the Europa League is something.
CSKA certainly deserved more. The most interesting, the most playing Russian team at the moment, and in particular in the current European Cup campaign, has raised the bar of its own claims too high after two starting rounds of the group stage of the Champions League. We all, despite the club preferences, paid tribute to youth and the enthusiasm of the army team. Continue reading
Despite the considerable success, few of the fans with warmth recalls the “Celtic” from the time of Gordon Strachan. They prefer the five-year plan led by Martin O’Neill, who returned the Celts to the top of Scottish football and put an end to the Rangers hegemony. Even in Europe, the specialist is respected – the giants Juventus, Lyon and Porto have all fallen victim to the coach’s wards. In 2003, the Scots reached the UEFA Cup final.
Strakan signed a contract with the legendary club in 2005 – a year after the departure of Henrik Larsson. All the best players were getting old, and after the loss of the main talisman, the future seemed foggy. Continue reading
In August 2007, the 23-year-old striker scored a goal during his debut in the Wales national team, thanks to which Bulgaria was replayed. The blow impressed: Eastwood demonstrated desire, technique and precision, which was not expected from a beginner.
“It was a special goal. Finally, we have a football player who knows how to play on the edge. We heard about his exploits, and immediately tried to call him into the national team of Wales, ”recalls coach John Toshack. Continue reading