Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
European Weekend Scores
December 29th, 2008 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Play over the holiday weekend was limited to England, the Netherlands and Scotland. At the halfway mark, AZ is first in the Netherlands after its 1-0 win over NEC. In Scotland, Celtic moved seven points ahead of archrival Rangers with a 1-0 win at Ibrox. (Neither of Rangers' Americans, DaMarcus Beasley and Maurice Edu, dressed for the Old Firm derby.)

ENGLAND
Premier League
Dec. 26
Stoke City 0 Manchester Utd. 1 (Tevez 83).
Portsmouth 1 (Belhadj 8) West Ham 4 (Collison 20, Cole 67, Bellamy 83).
Chelsea 2 (Drogba 3, Lampard 45) West Brom 0.
Tottenham 0 Fulham 0.
Wigan 2 (Taylor 29, Zaki pen. 73) Newcastle 1 (Guthrie pen. 88).
Sunderland 0 Blackburn 0.
Middlesbrough 0 Everton 1 (Cahill 50).
Manchester C. 5 (Caicedo 15, 27, Robinho 28, 36, Ireland 82) Hull City 1 (Fagan 80).
Liverpool 3 (Riera 26, Keane 53, 58) Bolton 0.
Aston Villa 2 (Barry pen. 65, Knight 90) Arsenal 2 (Denilson 40, Diaby 49).
Dec. 28
Newcastle 1 (Edgar 45) Liverpool 5 (Gerrard 31, 66 Hyypia 36, Babel 50, Alonso pen. 76).
West Brom 2 (Bednar 83, Beattie 90) Tottenham 0.
Everton 3 (Arteta 10, 27, Gosling 83) Sunderland 0.
Bolton 0 Wigan 1 (Zaki pen. 44).
Arsenal 1 (Gallas 81) Portsmouth 0.
West Ham 2 (Cole 51, Tristan 88) Stoke City 1 (Faye 1).
Fulham 2 (Dempsey 10, 89) Chelsea 2 (Lampard 50, 73).
Blackburn 2 (McCarthy 45, Roberts 84) Manchester C. 2 (Sturridge 88, Robinho 90).
Standings
TEAM W T L GF GA P
Liverpool 13 6 1 35 13 45
Chelsea 12 6 2 40 9 42
Man. Utd. 10 5 2 28 10 35
Arsenal 10 5 5 33 23 35
Aston Villa 10 5 4 32 22 35
Everton 9 5 6 27 25 32
Wigan 8 4 7 24 21 28
Hull City 7 6 6 28 36 27
Fulham 6 8 5 18 14 26
West Ham 7 4 9 24 28 25
Bolton 7 2 11 22 28 23
Portsmouth 6 5 9 21 33 23
Man. City 6 4 10 38 30 22
Newcastle 5 7 8 26 32 22
Sunderland 6 4 10 21 29 22
Tottenham 5 5 10 20 25 20
Middlesbrough 5 5 9 17 28 20
Stoke City 5 5 10 18 33 20
Blackburn 4 6 10 22 36 18
West Brom 5 3 12 16 35 18
Leading Scorers: 1. Anelka (Chelsea) 14 goals; 2. Robinho (Manchester C.) 11; 3. Zaki (Wigan) 10; 4. Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) 9.

NETHERLANDS
Eredivisie
Dec. 26-28
Feyenoord 3 (Biseswar 33, Fer 44, 62) NAC 1 (Amoah 86).
PSV 0 Twente 0.
Heracles 0 De Graafschap 0.
Willem II 3 (Van Eljden 3, Demouge 22, Swinkels 58) Sparta 2 (Knol pen. 40, Godee 54).
Vitesse 3 (Buttner 7, Kolk 26, Junker 82) Volendam 1 (Platje 53).
Ajax 3 (Cvitanich 7, 18, 57) Den Haag 0.
AZ 1 (Pelle 75) NEC 0.
Utrecht 3 (Van der Gun 22, Cziommer pen. 39, Loval 45) Roda 1 (Meeuwis pen. 58).
Groningen 2 (Gonzalo 53, Granqvist 90) Heerenveen 3 (Pranjic pen. 12, Smarason 77, Henrique 90).
Standings
TEAM W T L GF GA P
AZ 13 2 2 37 11 41
Ajax 12 2 3 41 17 38
Twente 10 4 3 33 16 34
PSV 9 3 5 30 17 30
NAC 9 2 6 26 25 29
Heerenveen 8 5 4 36 37 29
Groningen 8 2 7 36 24 26
NEC 7 5 5 25 18 26
Utrecht 7 4 6 23 21 25
Willem II 7 3 7 24 26 24
Heracles 5 5 7 17 26 20
Feyenoord 5 4 8 30 26 19
Sparta 5 3 9 30 41 18
ADO 4 3 10 19 26 15
Vitesse 3 6 8 15 30 15
Roda JC 3 5 9 21 34 14
De Graafschap 3 4 10 12 34 13
Volendam 3 2 12 19 45 11
Leading Scorers: 1. El Hamdaoui (AZ) 15 goals; 2. Berg (Groningen), Demouge (Willem II) 13; 4. Pranjic (Heerenveen), Amoah (NAC) 11.

SCOTLAND
Premier League
Dec. 27
Rangers 0 Celtic 1 (McDonald 58).
St. Mirren 1 (Dargo 79) Hamilton 0.
Aberdeen 1 (Miller 36) Hearts 0.
Dundee Utd. 1 (Robertson 21) Falkirk 0.
Hibernian 2 (Shiels pen. 36, pen. 40) Kilmarnock 4 (Invincible 5, 47, Russell 12, Hay 76).
Motherwell 3 (Porter 8, 39, 78) Inverness 2 (Tokely 44, Rooney 90).
Standings
TEAM W T L GF GA P
Celtic 16 2 2 45 18 50
Rangers 13 4 3 45 17 43
Dundee Utd. 9 7 4 28 20 34
Hearts 9 4 6 20 21 31
Aberdeen 9 3 7 23 19 30
Hibernian 7 5 8 26 28 26
Kilmarnock 8 1 10 20 25 25
St. Mirren 7 3 10 16 22 24
Motherwell 6 2 11 20 31 17
Falkirk 4 5 11 21 30 17
Inverness 5 2 13 20 34 17
Hamilton 5 2 13 17 36 17
Leading Scorers: 1. Boyd (Rangers) 16 goals; 2. Samaras (Celtic) 9; 3. Miller (Rangers), Porter (Motherwell) 7; 5.

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS Week 4: Results & Standings    
FC Dallas became the first MLS team to reach 10 points but it wasn't easy as ...
USL Week 2: Results & Standings    
The new Roughnecks celebrated the return of pro soccer to Tulsa a sellout crowd of 8,335 ...
USA romps in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 5-2     
The U.S. team preparing for Olympic qualifying defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina's under-21 team, 5-2, in a friendly played ...
MLS Week 4: FC Dallas puts its perfect record on line    
FC Dallas, the only remaining unbeaten and untied team in MLS, hosts the 2014 Supporters' Shield ...
Berti's back: 'Der Terrier' moves to U.S. sidelines    
Berti Vogts, who is responsible for Jurgen Klinsmann getting his job as German national team coach ...
USL Week 2: Finley joins Independence movement    
All 24 USL teams are in action this week as 10 of the 13 new teams ...
What They're Saying: Jason Kreis    
"It's impossible for me to say, but I really had expected Mix to go. I think ...
Road to Russia: Barbados ends USVI dream    
Barbados made amends for a shock 1-0 loss at home during which it had two penalty ...
MLS Trade Central: Timbers sign Ghanaian winger    
The Portland Timbers have acquired winger Ishmael Yartey on loan from French Ligue 2 club Sochaux. ...
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan    
"It was the first time in my life that I had not made a team, that ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives