Danger for Manchester United after home draw with Porto, Liverpool takeover imminent, Southampton face uncertain future, and more

Today’s my birthday (I won’t tell you how old I am), but that doesn’t mean that I’m skipping out on keeping you updated with the headlines from yesterday and today.

Advantage for Porto After Draw at Old Trafford

So much for that easy passage for Manchester United? It looked like Carlos Tevez had won it for United in the 85th minute, but a last-minute goal earned Porto a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal, which puts the reigning European champions in quite the precarious position.

Is the Quintuple Dream Over for United?

After being dominant through the start of the new year, Manchester United have looked anything but recently. Are they running out of steam?

Takeover Looming for Liverpool?

This could very well cue celebrations all over Merseyside, but the rumors George Gillett and Tom Hicks soon selling the majority of their stake in Liverpool to a Kuwaiti billionaire are really picking up steam.

Southampton In Serious Trouble

Just a few years ago, Southampton were in the Premier League. However, the future isn’t looking too bright for the Saints, and not just because they’re on the verge of relegation to League One.

Summer Spending Spree Ahead for Real Madrid?

It’s shaping up to be a disappointing season for Real Madrid, but rumors are already rampant as to who they’ll sign this summer in an effort to reclaim their place atop La Liga and Europe.

Newcastle Still Poor, Tottenham Didn’t Deserve to Win

Premier League action resumed this weekend, and as there is every week, there were controversial decisions that could’ve gone one way but went the other. How does the latest RightResult table shake out?

Has Derbyshire Set the Right Trend for English Talent?

Instead of going on loan to a fellow Premier League club or taking the step down to the Championship, Blackburn striker Matt Derbyshire went on loan to Greek side Olympiakos in January, and with the England U21 man flourishing in Greece, could we soon see a lot more young English talents follow his example?

Defensive frailties mean Manchester United have it all to do
Manchester United 2-2 Porto - UEFA Champions League - 7 April 2009 - Live Blog

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  1. CrouchyTime 8 April, 2009