Tag Archives: UEFA

A Trophy, A Training & More

24 Aug

Another trophy! I love how this season has started. Los Blancos beat Fiorentina 2-1 to grab the Santiago Bernabeu trophy. Continue reading

Off To Warsaw For Champions League

1 Nov

_he18097thumbThe team headed off to Warsaw for tomorrow’s Champions League match. Continue reading

Gianni Infantino Named FIFA President

26 Feb

4224Meet the new boss, hopefully not the same as the old boss. UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino is FIFA’s new president after two rounds of voting.

– Lozil

Ready For Deportivo

8 Jan

Satellite (8)Zizou had the entire first team available for training today in preparation for tomorrow’s match vs. Deportivo. Continue reading

Time For Malaga

28 Nov

Satellite (3)The team had their final training before tomorrow’s match vs. Malaga. Continue reading

UEFA on Concussions

18 Sep

The-UEFA-Executive-Committee-meeting-at-the-House-of-European-Football-in-Nyon-©UEFA.com_-610x369UEFA announced today the immediate implementation of a three minute concussion break protocol for all of their competitions. The rule was proposed last week by FIFA medical committee chairman Michel D’Hooge, and approved today by the UEFA Executive Committee. Continue reading

UEFA Don’t Like Being Called Out

1 Sep

uefalogoMuch like FIFA, UEFA aren’t too happy when they get called out. Continue reading

The Xabi Rule

17 Aug

Or as UEFA refers to it, the yellow card accumulation rule (or something boring like that). When Xabi missed out playing in this year’s Champions League final because he had accrued too many yellow cards, there was a lot of proverbial ink (and cursing) generated around the need for this particular rule to change. Xabi and others publicly challenged UEFA to make a change and UEFA responded favorably to that challenge back in July. Continue reading

Sergio Defeated & More

10 Aug

Satellite (13)Sergio’s back to unrolled shorts while Cris has his hiked up in victory. I told you that Cristiano would win the Hot Pants War. In the training video, you can see that Sese kinda half heartedly pushes one leg up, but the man knows when he’s been beat. Cris is a competitor through and through. Stick to showing your abs, Sergio – that’s your thing.

I also enjoy how the video starts with Xabi looking like he’s giving beard advice to the youngsters. Learn well, young grasshoppers. He has much fashionable wisdom to impart. Continue reading

FIFPro 2013 World XI Voting Day: Everyone Doesn’t Hate Cris

21 Nov

817-596-_1AM0077Thumb,8It’s that time of year! The team voted for the FIFPro 2013 World XI while Iker, the Mister & Isco gave their thoughts on Cristiano for the Ballon D’Or in interviews. Continue reading