At age 30, Wayne Rooney is no longer good enough to play for Manchester United in the Premier League. Frankly, Rooney is a captain without a position on United because he is simply not good enough to play anywhere on the park at this point in his career. With Rooney left out of the starting lineup, Juan Mata got to play in his natural No. 10 role for the first time this season.
It’s amazing how results go hand-in-hand with off the field mood for the top teams in the world. There is no club where that seems to be more true than Real Madrid. The team has drawn two in a row, first a 1-1 finish against Villareal at the Bernabeu that saw Los Blancos pump out 23 shots, but put only six on target. Then, they drew 2-2 Saturday with this year’s darlings Las Palmas out on the Canary Islands, crumbling at the back by blowing a pair of leads. All this still leaves them atop the La Liga table, a point above Barcelona, and yet the wheels appear to be coming loose. Things always start with Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid, and that was the case on Saturday, when the superstar was
Sept 25 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Serbian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, September 25 Borac Cacak 1 Javor 1 Red Star Belgrade 4 Vojvodina Novi Sad 1 FK Mladost Lucani 1 Backa 0 FK Radnicki