In Manchester, there are 2 clubs currently play in England Barclay Premiere League. Manchester United and Manchester City. Both of the clubs are very strong club. Now, we talk about Manchester United Stadium. Manchester United stadium is the Old Trafford, the nick name of the stadium is Theatre of Dreams which given by their legends Sir Matt Busby.
This Stadium located in Stretford, Trafford, Manchester. This stadium was built in 1909, and this stadium is very big. The capacity of this stadium almost 90000 seater. Old Trafford is 100 years old. People of Manchester and Manchester United fans are celebrating a hundred years or one century of the stadium, they correctly proud for the stadium.
The stadium was designed by Scottish architect Archibald Leitch. Old Trafford become one the of the biggest stadium in world. Old Trafford also become the stadium which held some international event. Like Home matches for England, and even Old Trafford have held the FA Cup Final.
The record attendance for the fans are over 76000 people. That a huge stadium that ever made. The stadium has completely renovated over recent years by Taylor report and since 1989 the capacity of stadium steadily increase from 44000 to 76000. That cost a lot of money.
During World War II, Old Trafford was broken. The German Air Force Army bombed Old Trafford. But, today Old Trafford growing up into the modern stadium has been ever made.
In front of the stadium we could see the Sir Matt Busby stadium. It means that Sir Matt Busby is an important person in Manchester United History and even in Theatre of Dreams itself. Because when Sir Matt Busby took control the team, he have won so many trophies for Manchester United and he was the leader for Manchester United when Manchester United got a bad effect from World War II.
Sabtu, 31 Oktober 2009
Selasa, 27 Oktober 2009
On 1941, German Army bombed Theatre of Dreams, Old Trafford in Manchester. During the World War II, so many clubs in Europe have to start new era for the future. Manchester United is one of the clubs. It was a bad history for big club like Manchester United. But, there was one man who has a spirit to make red devils on fire. The man with name Matt Busby came to Manchester United and brought the glory for Manchester United for 25 years. Matt Busby joined Manchester United in 1945 and 25 years later he gave so many trophies for Manchester United.
After became manager in Manchester United for 25 years, Matt Busby given name “sir” from the queen because he dedicated himself for football. In 1970`s, Manchester United left behind by Sir Matt Busby. But, it does not make a big club like Manchester United became lower. After Sir Matt Busby retired for football, he gave an advice for Manchester United management to appoint former player Wilf McGuinnes became the head coach. But, for next 20 years Manchester United was not success as Sir Matt Busby era.
November 1989, maybe it was the very important thing for Manchester United history. A Scottish joined Manchester United, Alexander Chapman Ferguson, formers Aberdeen manager. He had claim for all trophies in Scotland League. And his prove it for Manchester United at first year on Manchester United he brought a European Cup Winners Cup to Old Trafford. He was very talented manager. He has made a new player who became the best player in England Premiere League and even in world.
Name : Alexander Chapman Ferguson
Born : Glasgow, Scotland December, 31st 1941
Position : Striker
Carrier when player : Queens Park, St. Johnstone, Dunfermline Athletic, Rangers, Falkirk, Ayr United
Manager Carrier : East Strlingshire
Today, Alexander Chapman Ferguson well known as Sir Alex Ferguson and still became manager in Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson era is the second era for Manchester United which brought so many trophies. English Premiere League, UEFA Champions League, FA Cup, Community Shield, Carling Cup, Sir Alex Ferguson has been feel that. His era was the second longest day for Manchester United after Sir Matt Busby.
His era started from 1989 to 2009 and until now. Sir Alex Ferguson became the legends in Manchester United. His coach method has become an inspiration for another manager in Barclay Premiere League. Like, Steve Bruce, Roy Keane, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and many more. Steve Bruce and Roy Keane are Sir Alex Ferguson child when they play for Manchester United.
Kamis, 22 Oktober 2009
During 1990`s to 2000, the one of the biggest clubs in Barclays Premiere League called Manchester United has a lot of very smart player, including the Goal Keeper. During one decade Manchester United has one single big player for Goalkeeper. Peter Smeichel, over 190 cm height, this player helped Manchester United to win their matches. The phenomenal action that he ever made was when Manchester United won The UEFA Champions League.
But today, the position of Peter Smeichel is replaced by Edwin Van Der Sar. This Dutch Goalkeeper has been play football for 20 years. With 190 cm height, Edwin Van der Sar is completely the best Goalkeeper with that body. This Goalkeeper also has feel Serie A Italy, Eredivisie, and the last Barclays Premiere League, England. It makes Edwin Van der Sar is the Goalkeeper with huge experience for Football.
Young Van der Sar started his football in Ajax Academy Football in Ajax Amsterdam club. In 1990-1991 he started his professional carrier as Goalkeeper for Ajax Amsterdam. He was 20 years old, a young boy in Ajax. He defend net goal Ajax for 9 years. And after that he tried to play football in Italy. Juventus transferring Van der Sar, and he only play in serie A Italy for 2 years. After that he moved to Barclays Premiere League to joined Fulham Athletic. For 4 years he played very good and it makes Sir Alex Ferguson interested to sign him. Like dreams come true, Edwin Van der Sar transferred by Manchester United in 2005. Until now, Edwin Van der Sar is the one of important player in Manchester United. He also helped Manchester United to win against Chelsea in UEFA Champions League 2008 and Manchester United won from Penalty.
Name : Edwin Van der Sar
Date of Birth : October, 29th 1970
Nationality : Holland/ Dutch
Favorite Club : Ajax Amsterdam and Manchester United
History : Ajax Amsterdam
In 1982, Italy won the FIFA World Cup. There is one single player who help Italy to win that. This player has position as Forward player for Italy. As forward player, football player have to became a very dangerous player and that`s duty he do very well and he can get the FIFA World Cup 1982.
Paolo Rossi, a live Legendary player from Italy. He was born In Santa Lucia, Prato Province in Toscana italy on september 23rd 53 years old. Young Rossi started his professional carrier as Football player play for small club called Como. After for a few years he play for Como, he started to face the new challenge. So, he played for Vicenza and Perugia. In this 2 clubs he started to show his talent for Football. After that Juventus FC, one of the biggest club in Italy and even in World make deal with Rossi club`s Vicenza. And for a few years he moved to Juventus
Name : Paolo Rossi
Date of Birth : September 23rd 1956
Place of Birth : Prato, Italy
Natioanlity : Italian
Caps/ Goals : 48 Caps/ 20 Goals
Carrier : Como, Vicenza, Perugia, Juventus, A.C. Milan, Hellas Verona
In Juventus, he had the new experience for Football. He learn of Football from Juventus. After Played for Juventus and he showed a very nice played. Italy Manager, Enzo Bearzot interested to brought him for National team 1982 and Italy won that. Today, he is the one of live legendary player in world.
Messi is the famous player in Barcelona. In Barcelona Messi play as a striker on the right side. He was born in Argentina and today his 22 years old. Some people say that Messi is the new Maradona. The Argentina legend`s in 1970-1980. Today, Messi is the strong candidate for Ballon D`or and he also become the new Argentina player who has a chance to win World Footballer of the Year.
With 1,69 meters height it does not make Messi become shy, he prove that he can play with Barcelona and also he help Barcelona to win three different kind of Trophies. First, they win LIGA BBVA, Spanish Cup and also the Winner of UEFA Champions League in 2009 in Rome versus Manchester United in Final Match.
Messi help Barcelona to win against Manchester United and he scored one goal for Barcelona with 2-0. Messi also help Argentina qualified to South Africa World Cup in 2010. As we know Messi has 169 meters height, but why player with short height become the strong candidate to win the World Footballer of the Year? Maybe it will inspire for all of us
Name : Lionel Andres Messi
Date of Birth : June, 24th 1987
Nick Name : Leo
Nationality : Argentinian
Height : 169 meters
Position : Striker and Attacking Mildfielder
History : Grandoli
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Minggu, 18 Oktober 2009
In October 1886, there was a small group of man gathering together in some place in London. This small group of man called Scots plant some seed which in hundred years later this small group become one of the biggest English Premiere club and today the reputation of this small group is worldwide. This small group founded in Arsenal munitions factory in Woolwich. Firstly, David Danskin was the man whose work in the factory. He founded a team with three friends, Elijah Watkins, John Humble and Richard Pearce. After the team have at least 15 members. They started to think what kind of name for the team. They made a decision how if the name of the club is combined of the pub and the name of their place for work. The first name is Royal Arsenal. But, in 1891 the club changed the name and became Woolwich Arsenal.
In 1925, Herbert Chapman arriving to Woolwich Arsenal launched the kit which the shirt with red and we know that until now Arsenal still use the kit. Today, Arsenal is one of the biggest clubs in world. In Barclays Premiere League Arsenal is the member of the top four on the league. The club is has a same level with Manchester United, Liverpool, and Chelsea Football Club. We know Arsenal also has some world class player. Like Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry, Marc Overmars, Tony Adams, Ian Wright, Patrick Vieira, Arsene Wenger and David Seaman. The club also has a nickname, its same like another clubs in world. The club affectionately known as the Gunner`s, it also same like with their history. The Gunner`s mean a weapon and the club founded in Arsenal munitions factory in Woolwich. The symbol of Arsenal Football Club is related with the nickname, we know the symbol of Arsenal is one single big cannon.
Arsenal currently playing in English Premier League or today we know the league as Barclays Premier League. Today the club retains fierce rivalry with Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspurs and Chelsea Football Club. The club plays their homes match in Emirates Stadium in London, after 93 years their plays their homes match in Highbury Stadium. Emirates Stadium is the new Stadium for Arsenal. Played 49, Won 36, Drawn 13, Lost None. The Arsenal squad which set a new unbeaten league record between May 2003 and October 2004 will live long in the memory and forever in the history books. Arsenal started the 2003/04 campaign in style with four straight wins but almost came unstuck at Old Trafford in game No 8 of their run. Ruud van Nistelrooy's late penalty cannoned off the crossbar and Arsenal escaped with a 0-0 draw. It was the closest shave of the entire 49-game sequence.
• Staff, First Team and Legendary, Icons, Favorite Player
Chairman : Peter Hill-Wood
General Manager : Ken Friar
Manager : Arsene Wenger
Assistant manager : Pat Rice
First Team Coach : Boro Primorac
Goalkeeping coach : Garry Peyton
Fitness coach : -------------
Physiotherapists : David Wales
2. First Team Player
First Line (Seat) : Andrey Arshavin, Eduardo da Silva, Bacary Sagna, Tomas Rosicky, Nicklas Bendtner, Robin Van Persie, Arsene Wenger, Cesc Fabregas, William Gallas, Thomas Vermaelen, Denilson, Gael Clichy, Theo Walcott.
Second Line (Middle) : ---,---,---,---,---,---,---,Aboud Diaby,---,---,---,---,---,---,---,---,---.
Third Line (Up) : Jack Wilshere, Samir Nasri, Emmanuel Eboue, Armand Traore, Philippe Senderos, Johan Djorou, Wojciech Szczeny, Lukasz Fabianski, Manuel Almunia, Vito Mannone, Alexandre Song, Mikael Silvestre, Aaron Ramsey, Kieran Gibbs, Carlos Vela, Fran Merida.
3. Legendary Player
Tony Adams, Patrick Vieira, Thierry Henry, Pat Rice, Arsene Wenger, Cliff Bastin, Bob Wilson, Herbert Chapman, Dennis Bergkamp, Ian Wright.
David Rocastle, Steve Bould, Martin Keown, Lee Dixon, Robert Pires, David Seaman, Nigel Winterburn, Ray Parlour, Sol Campbell, George Graham, Frank McLintock, Charlie Nicholas, Fredrik Ljungberg, David Jack, Liam Brady, Alex James, Ted Drake, Frank Stapleton, Michael Thomas, John Radford, David O’leary, Charlie George, Marc Overmars, Paul Merson, Pat Jennings.
5. Favorite Player
Kolo Toure, Francesc Fabregas, Nicolas Anelka.
Arsenal has three different kind of Stadium. The first Stadium was Highbury Stadium and today they plays homes league at Emirates Stadium. The others for the reserves team
1. Emirates Stadium
Emirates Stadium is located in Ashburton Grove. The first time the stadium was built it has Ashburton names. But, Arsenal changed that to Emirates Stadium as their main Sponsor. This stadium built in 2006. So it has been 3 years the age of the stadium. The stadium is located in Ashburton Grove London. And the capacity is so huge, with over than 60000 and all seater. The stadium condition is very nice and very good. With under soil heating it will make the grass is very good. The Stadium does not have a roof. The stadium also one of the biggest stadium in England.
2. Underhill, London
This stadium is for the reserves team of Arsenal Football Club.
Kamis, 15 Oktober 2009
A hundred years ago, exactly in 1878 founded a small club which in the future became one of the famous and even the biggest European Football Club over the world. Today, the reputation of the club is worldwide. Every people in earth know this club. But, who knows when the club founded, the name of the club it`s very different. And even who knows that the first time the club founded on railway station in
In 1878 founded An European Football club under name called Newton Heath LYR (
In 1888, the football league was formed but Newton Heath LYR did not play for the league in that year. They prepare themselves from anything before they joined the league. After waited for 4 years, Newton Heath LYR played for the league in 1892 when John Henry Davies invested his money for Newton Heath LYR.
After decided to investing his money for Newton Heath LYR, John Henry Davies made some changes for the club. The name of the club was change. There are several options to change the name including Manchester Central or Manchester Celtic. The name of
In 1940`s to 1949 after the world war II, Manchester United became broken, their stadium being attacked on the war. The German air bombed the stadium and the attack destroyed the main stand, dressing rooms and the office.
Today, Manchester United is 107 years old. That`s long time for a Football Club. Right now, Manchester United is a professional English club currently playing in the English Premier Division/ Barclay Premiere League. The Club playing their homes matches at Old Trafford. Several famous football players playing in Manchester United like Sir Mat Busby, Eric Cantona, Sir Bobby Charlton, Steve Bruce, Christiano Ronaldo, Rio Ferdinand, David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and Peter Schmeichel. The Club has fierce rivalry with Liverpool,
B. Staff, Player and Legends, Icons, Favourite Player
Chairman : David Gill
Manager Director : Malcolm Glazer
Manager : Sir Alex Ferguson
Assistant manager : Mike Phelan
Goalkeeping coach : Eric Steele/ Richard Hartis
Fitness coach : Tony Strudwick/ Richard Hawkins
Physiotherapists : Rob Swire/ Richard Merron/ Steve McNally
· First Team Player
1 line (on seat) : Park ji sung, Michael Owen, Fabio,---, Ryan Giggs, Sir Alex Ferguson, Gary Neville, Mike Phelan, Wayne Rooney, Patrice Evra, Paul Scholes.
2 line (middle) : ---,---, Antonio Valencia, Anderson, Nani,---, Ben Foster, Edwin Van der Sar, Kuszcak,
3 line (up) : ---,---, Wellbeck, Evans, John o`shea, Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic,---,---,---, Michael Carrick, Berbatov,---.
Roy Keane, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Sir Bobby Charlton, Eric Cantona, Sir Alex Ferguson
Bryan Robson, Ryan Giggs, Mark Hughes, Paul Scholes, Gary Neville, Brian Kidd, Steve Bruce, Dennis Irwin, Peter Schemeichel, Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Nicky Butt, Brian McClair, David Beckham, Phil Neville, Andrew Cole.
· Favourite Player
Teddy Sheringham, Sammy Mcllroy, Lou Maccari, Steve Coppel.
· Old Trafford Stadium
Old Trafford built in 1909, over 100 years old. The stadium has been renovated for a few times until now, the capacity of the stadium is 76212 people and all seat. The Old Trafford stadium also well known as Theatre of Dreams because every football player has a dream to play on there. The stadium condition is very good with under soil heating technology and there is no roof on there because it will makes the grass low of light. Pitch Condition is perfect because the standard of the stadium is International. The Stadium used for The first team of Manchester United, usually the stadium used for important matches, such as English Premier League, FA Cup, European Champions League, and even friendly matches for England national Team.
· Moss Lane Stadium, Altrincham
The stadium used for reserves team of Manchester United.
Minggu, 11 Oktober 2009
F.C. Barcelona is the professional Spanish Club in
F.C. Barcelona currently playing in Spanish Primera League or today people much more know the league as LIGA BBVA. In LIGA BBVA,
F.C. Barcelona plays their home games at Camp Nou Stadium and posse state of the art training and youth facilities. F.C. Barcelona football school academy is one of the best football schools in
Today this club leaded by some person who loves
· Staff, Player and Legendary, Icons, Favourite Player
Chairman : Joan Laporta
General Manager : Txiki Begiristain
Manager : Josep Pep Guardiola
Assistant manager : Tito Vilanova
Goalkeeping coach : Juan Carlos Unzué
Fitness coach : Lorenzo Buenaventura / Paco Seirullo / Aureli Altimira / Francesc Cos
Doctors : Ricard Pruna / Daniel Medina
Representative : Carles Naval
Podiatrist : Martín Rueda
Physiotherapists : David Álvarez / Jaume Munill / Emili Ricart / Juanjo Brau
2. First Team Player
First Line (Sit) : Scherrer Cabelino Maxwell Andrade, Jeffren Suárez Bermúdez,---, Dmytro Chygrynskiy, Lionel Andrés Messi, Carles Puyol Saforcada, Xavier Hernandez Creus, Andrés Iniesta Lujan, Daniel Alves da Silva, Bojan Krkic Pérez, Pedro Rodríguez Ledesma,---.
Second Line (Middle, Stand) : Éric Abidal,---,---,---,---, Josep Pep Guardiola,---,---,---, Eidur Gudjohnsen,---, Martin Caceres.
Third Line (Middle, Stand) : José Manuel Pinto Colorado, Seydou Keita, Rafael Márquez Álvarez, Thierry Henry, Victor Valdes Arribas, Touré Yaya, Sergio Busquets Burgos, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gerard Piqué Bernabeu,---, Albert Jorquera.
3. Legendary Player
Johan Cruyff and Josep Guardiola
4. Icons Player
Guillermo Armor, Luis Enrique, Ronald Koeman, Carles Puyol, Frank Rijkaard, Jose Maria Bakero, Hristo Stoichkov, Michael Laudrup, Johan Neeskens.
5. Favorite Player
Xavi, Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho, Julio Salinas, Belletti, Andoni Zubizaretta, Miguel Angel Nadal, Diego Maradona, Romario de Souza, Allan Simmonsen
F.C. Barcelona has 3 different kind of stadium and the function of the stadium also different.
2. Miniestadi Stadium
Miniestadi Stadium is located near by the
3. Reserves Stadium
This Stadium used for under 19`s Squad of F.C. Barcelona