Can Manchester United Claw Their Way Back Into The Top Four?

Manchester United have recorded the fewest points (41) this season than in any other Premier League campaign after match day 26. United are currently in fifth, 12 points off the top of the table and six points behind rivals City in fourth. With 12 games left, United have a lot of ground to make up to catch City above them to have a chance at a Champions League berth through a...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Man United striker Berbatov interviews himself on Facebook

Former Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov has interviewed himself on Facebook.The 34-year-old PAOK striker wanted to respond to reports in the media which said he did not want to play for the Greek Superleague team any more.But rather than give an interview to journalists the striker interviewed himself.Berbatov, playing the part of journalist, asked the question...
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January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

The Top 10 Premier League players of 2015

As the year 2015 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at a great year of soccer. Today, 32 Flags is focusing on the best ten players in the Premier League for 2015, from January all the way through December. That time period covers two different seasons. We’re not looking for the best players of the first half of this year, we’re looking at the 10 best players who not...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Iraklis draws 3-3 with PAOK in Greek league

ATHENS, Greece (AP) Iraklis took the lead twice but needed a stoppage-time equalizer from defender Sebastian Bartolini to snatch a 3-3 draw with PAOK in the Thessaloniki derby in the Greek league on Sunday. Just a minute earlier, PAOK striker Dimitar Berbatov had a chance to secure victory with a penalty, but Iraklis goalkeeper Dusan Pernis easily parried his spot-kick. Giorgos...
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October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Manuel Pellegrini: I'm not worried about injuries to Sergio Aguero

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Sergio Aguero's five goals against Newcastle United show that the 27-year-old can make the difference at any time. The Argentinean joins Andy Cole, Alan Shearer, Dimitar Berbatov and Jermain Defoe as he became the fifth player to score five goals in one Premier League match. And the Chilean says […]
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Manchester United forward Berbatov joins PAOK

Dimitar Berbatov has signed for PAOK on a one-year deal, the Greek side have confirmed. The former Tottenham and Manchester United striker - who was a free agent after his release from Monaco - scored nine goals in 37 appearances for the Ligue 1 side last term. He had been linked with a return to the Premier League with Aston Villa, but PAOK have swooped to bring the ex-Bulgaria...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Martial's potential, ability justifies United's astronomical transfer fee

With the transfer window now gone, an astronomical fee, a relative unknown on English shores -- small wonder Manchester United's signing of Anthony Martial raised more than a few eyebrows. Yes, the fee was set at $56 million - at least -- and yes, the Parisian forward has played fewer than 50 top-flight matches in France and has only 10 senior league goals to his credit. But Martial...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tottenham target Martial signs new contract with Monaco

MONACO -- Up-and-coming striker Anthony Martial has extended his contract with Monaco until 2019. The 19-year-old Martial scored nine goals in 35 league matches this season as Monaco secured Champions League football for the second straight year. Gifted with huge physical qualities and technical skills, Martial is often compared to Thierry Henry and is regarded as one of the brightest...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Goal Dimitar BERBATOV (35′) / Evian TG FC – AS Monaco (1-3) – (ETG – MON) / 2014-15

Goal Dimitar BERBATOV (35′) / Evian TG FC – AS Monaco (1-3) – (ETG – MON) / 2014-15 Evian TG FC vs AS Monaco (1 – 3) : Kassim ABDALLAH (35′ csc) goal. All Evian TG FC vs AS Monaco goals in video. The post Goal Dimitar BERBATOV (35′) / Evian TG FC – AS Monaco (1-3) – (ETG – MON) / 2014-15 appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wenger’s post match comments following Monaco defeat

Originally posted on Top-soccer.com www.uefa.com   Arsenal fell to French side Monaco 3-1 in today’s Champions League round of 16 tie with goals from Geoffrey Kondogbia, Dimitar Berbatov and Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco securing all three points. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger acknowledges his team perform below standard and this is what he had to say: Wenger: “We had a lot of possession...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dimitar Berbatov: Monaco wanted to win more than Arsenal

Dimitar Berbatov believes Arsenal was made to pay for a lack of desire as Monaco shocked Arsene Wenger's men in the Champions League on Wednesday. The Bulgarian scored his side's second as the Ligue 1 side ran out a 3-1 winner in the first leg of a last-16 tie in north London to take advantage of a dismal Gunners display. The former Manchester United and Tottenham striker feels...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Arsenal 1-3 Monaco match highlights

Former Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov returned to haunt Arsenal as Monaco secured a 3-1 win in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie at the Emirates Stadium. The French side, whom Gunners boss Arsene Wenger guided to the Ligue 1 title in 1988, had been viewed as one of the weaker seeds for the knockout stages, but proved anything but as Arsenal failed to get out...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Champions League Round of 16 Recap: Upsets rule the day

It was a slow start to Champions League action today but things really spiced up. In what was described as two of the easier games to predict, there were upsets aplenty today as the underdogs handedly defeated their opponents. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to quietly delete my preview article because today did not happen the way I expected it, not even close. Arsenal 1-3...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco Crashes Arsenal’s Pre-Party, Wins 3-1 In UEFA Champions League (GIFs)

Those Arsenal fans who celebrated the prospect of a meeting with Monaco in the UEFA Champions League must be regretting their premature parties. Monaco defeated Arsenal 3-1 Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 series with Arsenal. Monaco’s shock win puts it in pole position to reach the last eight ahead of the Gunners, who are wondering “how” they...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco beats Arsenal 3-1 in Champions League last-16 1st leg

LONDON (AP) Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov demonstrated his enduring quality by inspiring Monaco to a 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Wednesday, priming the principality team for a place in the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in 11 years. The 34-year-old former Tottenham and Fulham player finished off a rapid counterattack in the 53rd minute by a cool finish on an...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Silva scores winner to lift 10-man Monaco over rival Nice

NICE, France --  Substitute Bernardo Silva scored a late winner to give ten-man Monaco a 1-0 win at local rival Nice in the French league. The Portuguese midfielder replaced Dimitar Berbatov in the 57th minute and scored his third league goal this season with a low shot from the edge of the box five minutes from time after defender Kevin Gomis clumsily gave the ball away. Leonardo...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bastia end Monaco's unbeaten streak, set up date vs. PSG

MONACO -- Bastia ended Monaco's 13 matches unbeaten run and set up a League Cup final with title holders Paris Saint-Germain with a 7-6 win on penalties on Wednesday. The teams were locked at 0-0 after extra time and veteran Sebastien Squillaci, a former Monaco player, ensured his team will travel to the Stade de France for a remake of the 1995 final against PSG by scoring the final...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ligue 1: Berbatov scores as Monaco beat Lille to pressure top 3

PARIS -- Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov scored in the 1-0 win over Lille for fifth-place Monaco to extend its unbeaten run to 12 games on Saturday and keep the pressure on the top three in the French league. Monaco has 11 clean sheets during its unbeaten run, conceded only one goal, and has 39 points - one less than fourth-place Saint-Etienne and two behind third-place Paris Saint...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Berbatov scores as Monaco beats Lille 1-0 to pressure top 3

PARIS (AP) Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov scored in the 1-0 win over Lille as fifth-place Monaco extended its unbeaten run to 12 games to keep the pressure on French league leaders Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday. Monaco has 11 clean sheets during its unbeaten run, conceded only one goal, and has 39 points, one less than fourth-place Saint-Etienne and two behind...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Berbatov fires Monaco to Coupe de la Ligue semifinals over Guingamp

PARIS -- Veteran forward Dimitar Berbatov and substitute Anthony Martial scored in each half as Monaco beat 10-man Guingamp 2-0 to reach the League Cup semifinals on Wednesday. Monaco won the League Cup in 2003 and - aside from the second division title two seasons ago - has not won a trophy since. In the semifinals, coach Leonardo Jardim's Monaco faces Paris Saint-Germain, Bastia...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco beats 10-man Guingamp to reach League Cup semifinals

PARIS (AP) Veteran forward Dimitar Berbatov and substitute Anthony Martial both scored as Monaco beat 10-man Guingamp 2-0 to reach the League Cup semifinals on Wednesday. Belgian winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco burst down the left, beat defender Lars Jacobsen and crossed to the back post, where Berbatov was left unmarked to head home in the eighth minute for his sixth goal of the...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Monaco betting on Berbatov's form against Zenit

MONACO (AP) For Monaco, life without Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez has proved less difficult than expected. At least in the Champions League. Leonardo Jardim's team has been struggling with consistency in the French league but lost only once on Europe's biggest stage so far this season. Despite a poor offensive record, it only needs a draw at home against Zenit on Tuesday to...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Berbatov's double help Monaco continues revival after win vs. Toulouse

Two goals from Dimitar Berbatov earned Monaco a 2-0 Ligue 1 victory over Toulouse on Friday night to ensure the principality club's recent revival continued. Former Manchester United, Tottenham and Bayer Leverkusen striker Berbatov scored in both halves to seal back-to-back wins for his side, who move up to seventh in the league standings, nine points behind leaders Marseille but...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Berbatov scores twice as Monaco beats Toulouse 2-0

TOULOUSE, France (AP) Dimitar Berbatov scored twice as Monaco warmed up for next week's crucial Champions League match against Zenit St. Petersburg with a 2-0 win at Toulouse in the French League on Friday. The 33-year-old striker put Monaco in front in the 45th minute with a clinical finish from a tight angle then extended his team's lead from the penalty spot in the 77th with...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Leverkusen can advance by beating Monaco

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP) Dimitar Berbatov will be heading back to one of his former homes on Wednesday when Monaco visits Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League. The Bulgaria striker spent 5 1/2 years at Leverkusen, scoring 69 Bundesliga goals in 154 appearances from 2001-06. Leverkusen, which leads Group C with nine points, will look to avenge its loss in Monaco when they meet...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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