Sunderland keeper Craig Gordon has been ruled out of action for the next six months after undergoing knee surgery in Sweden.
Gordon, signed by Sunderland from Heart of Midlothian in 2007, had the surgery done by Professor Hakan Alfredson and is likely to miss the start of next season as he begins his recovery.
Gordon is therefore almost certain to miss Scotland’s upcoming Nations Cup games as well as further key European fixtures against Czech Republic and Liechtenstein.
In addition, he is also likely to miss Scotland’s international friendly against Denmark.
April 11-2011- Liverpool FC vs Manchester City FC- Premier League
Andy Carroll’s brace, including one superb long range effort, allowed Liverpool to easily see off Manchester City 3-0 in the Premiership. The other goal from Carroll was a header.
All three Liverpool goals, with Dirk Kuyt’s goal sandwiched between the two Carroll goals, were scored in the first forty five minutes of the game. Continue reading
Real Madrid v Tottenham Hotspur 4-0- 5th April 2011- Champions League
Plenty of goals in this game, as Real Madrid ensure that Tottenham Hotspur’s European hopes are as good as non existent ahead of the two sides’ second leg in London a week from now. Two goals from Emmanuel Adebayor and a goal each for Angel Di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo as Real swept aside Spurs 4-0. Continue reading
The Iranian Football Association have appointed Carlos Queiroz as their new manager. Former Portugal gaffer Queiroz takes over from Afshin Qotbi, whose contract was not extended following Iran’s exit in the last eight of the Asian Cup. Continue reading