Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Edu and Rangers fall in late stunner
by Paul Kennedy, March 5th, 2009 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS IN BRITAIN] Maurice Edugot his second straight start for Rangers, which was stunned by Inverness, 1-0, at Ibrox on Wednesday and lost the lead at the top of the Scottish Premier League it had shared with archrival Celtic.

Edu, who had one league appearance before starting Saturday at Hamilton, came off midway through the second half. Ian Black's injury-time penalty gave tiny Inverness the victory, which prompted the Ibrox faithful to boo Rangers off the field.

In the English Premier League, Aston Villa's troubles continued when it fell at Manchester City, 2-0. Brad Friedel pulled off a sensational stop on Shaun Wright-Phillips in the first half and could not be faulted on either goal -- a penalty kick by Brazilian Elano and a goal by Wright-Phillips in the dying moments. The result left Aston Villa only three points ahead of Arsenal in the race for England's fourth UEFA Champions League berth.

-- Tim Howard had little to do in Everton's 0-0 tie at Blackburn.

-- Jonathan Spector came on late in West Ham's 1-0 victory at Wigan.

-- Clint Dempsey went the entire way for Fulham, which fell to Hull City, 1-0, on a goal in the last minute.

-- Eddie Johnson had perhaps his most impressive performance with second division Cardiff City, playing the entire 90 minutes in his club's 3-1 win over Barnsley.

ENGLAND RESULTS:
Wednesday ...
Blackburn 0 Everton 0
Fulham 0 Hull 1 (Manucho 90)
Manchester City 2 (Elano 24-pen, Wright-Phillips 89) Aston Villa 0
Newcastle 1 (Lovenkrands 9) Manchester United 2 (Rooney 20, Berbatov 56)
Stoke 2 (Beattie 14, Fuller 73) Bolton 0
Wigan 0 West Ham 1 (Cole 34)
Tottenham 4 (Keane 9, Pavlyuchenko 14, Lennon 40, 79) Middlesbrough 0
Tuesday ...
Liverpool 2 (Ngog 52, Benayoun 65) Sunderland 0
Portsmouth 0 Chelsea 1 (Drogba 79)
West Brom 1 (Brunt 7) Arsenal 3 (Bendtner 4, 44, Toure 38)

SCOTLAND RESULTS:
Wednesday ...
Hamilton 0 Hibernian 1 (Fletcher 80)
Hearts 2 (Driver 50, Palazuelos 90) Motherwell 1 (Hughes 76)
Kilmarnock 1 (Invincibile 36) Celtic 2 (McDonald 27, 81)
Rangers 0 Inverness 1 (Black pen. 90)
Tuesday ...
Falkirk 0 Dundee United 1 (Conway pen. 27)
St. Mirren 1 (Dargo 78) Aberdeen 1 (Wright 90)

 



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Roster: U.S. U-23 women head to Nordic Cup    
The U.S. U-23 women's national team, coached by Janet Rayfield, will face Sweden (June 2), Norway ...
Rampone's U.S. Olympic hopes fade    
Christie Rampone, whose 311 caps are second all-time behind Kristine Lilly's 354, pulled out of the ...
U.S. Abroad: MK Dons releases Cropper    
U.S. under-23 national team keeper Cody Cropper won't have his the option picked up by MK ...
Copa Centenario: Geiger among three American refs picked    
Three Americans -- Mark Geiger, Jair Marrufo and Armando Villareal -- are among 18 referees selected ...
Video Pick: The Rise and Reign of Leo Messi    
Coinciding with Grant Wahl's Sports Illustrated cover story on Lionel Messi, SI Films has a produced ...
MLS Countdown: Morris takes mature route    
One of the surprise omissions from the 23-man Copa America Centenario roster is Seattle rookie Jordan ...
What They're Saying: Jordan Morris    
"[Chris Wondolowski] just knows how to score goals and his way in and out of the ...
Copa Centenario Countdown: U.S. foes set up base    
Colombia and Paraguay, which will both play the USA in Group A at the Copa Centenario, ...
Copa Centenario: Warm-up schedule    
All 16 Copa Centenario teams will be in action this week in international friendlies. Besides the ...
What They're Saying: Detroit City FC co-owner David Dwaihy    
"I was just thinking about five years ago and we weren't sure if we were going ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives