Profile: Bordeaux football club

by on April 21, 2011
in Football Clubs

French football club: Bordeaux football club

Football Club des Girondins de Bordeaux simply known as Bordeaux football club is one of the most revered clubs in France. It is interesting to note that though football is what Bordeaux is known for worldwide nowadays, it actually started out as a multi sport club in 1881. The team plays its home games at the 34,000 plus stadium Stade Chaban-Delmas in traditional dark blue kits. The away colors are normally cream or purple.

Throughout history the club has been facing tough times and at the same time enjoyed reasonable success in Europe and some exceptional success back at home in France. Although it was always a well known club in France but it became prominent globally when millions were injected into its rebuilding and restructuring by Claude Bez.

Bordeaux football club’s history is full of players loved and respected around the globe. It has been home to the likes of Zinadine Zidane, Lizarazu, Lacombe, Dugarry, Chamakh and Gourcuff in the past. The club’s current captain and talisman is the talented defensive mid-fielder Alo Diarra who also captained the national team in its last match of the recent 2010 World Cup and is still producing some great talent through its youth system to serve the national team.

English Premier League (Season Summary)

by on May 20, 2010
in League Football

Chelsea FC

Season review of English premier league, 2009/10 is presented here. It is a summarized version of the exciting and thrilling season.

Blues are the champion:

The champion of the English Premier League 2009/10 season is Chelsea FC. Their last match was against Wigan Athletic. The match was very crucial for Chelsea. They were in a “must win” situation. They wrapped up the Premier League title with an awesome home win against Wigan by 8-0. Anelka scored the first goal for Chelsea within 6 minutes of the match. On the 32nd minute, Lampard scored again from a penalty. Drogba got a hat-trick in this match. Others who scored were Anelka again, Salomon Kalou, and Ashley Cole.

Final table standings:

After the end of 2009-10 seasons, Chelsea is in the first position with 86 points, while Man UTD is in the second with 85 points. They were the winners of their last match against Stoke City. Arsenal is the 3rd. With 70 points, Tottenham is in the 4th position and Man City is in the 5th.

Top scorers:

Didier Drogba from Chelsea is number one with 29 goals. Wayne Rooney is in second position with 26 goals. With 24 goals, Darren Bent from Sunderland made for the third.

Relegated teams:

Burnley, Hull City and Portsmouth will be relegated.

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