Macheda comes to Manchester United’s rescue at Sunderland, Liverpool batter sorry Blackburn, Chelsea survive a scare from Bolton, and more

The weekend’s gone already? Hopefully most of you remember most of what what happened during yours, and though I can’t remind you of what happened when you were bar-hopping Saturday night, I can remind you of what you missed in the football world over the weekend.

Macheda the Match Winner Again to Keep Manchester United Top

Two games, two sub appearances, two match-winning goals for Federico Macheda. Moments after coming on at Sunderland, the 17-year-old found the net to hand United a 2-1 win and keep them a point ahead of Liverpool at the top of the English Premier League.

Liverpool Thrash Blackburn to Stay on United’s Tail

Liverpool took their Champions League disappointment out on Blackburn on Saturday, rolling to a 4-0 win that keeps them ever so close to the top of the Premier League table.

Chelsea Survive Late Bolton Onslaught to Keep in Hunt

The ghost of Luiz Felipe Scolari nearly haunted Chelsea, as they nearly let a 4-0 lead slip away at home to Bolton, but the Blues held on for a 4-3 win and continue to stay in the thick of the Premier League title race.

Four-Star Arsenal Increase Hold on Fourth

Four goals in the final half-hour brought Arsenal back from an early 1-0 deficit for a 4-1 win at Wigan, and thanks to Aston Villa and Everton’s Sunday stalemate, fourth is now all but a formality for the Gunners.

Is David Moyes Ready to Manage One of the Big Four?

Everton have become a perennial top-six side under David Moyes, but is the Scot a fit for one of the Premier League’s Big Four?

The Offside’s Weekend Quiz: Bad Eggs

Football has plenty of them – can you pick out the game’s bad boys by their faces in this weekend’s quiz over at The Offside?

WAG of the Day: Jennifer Ellison

Steven Gerrard’s a fan of the curvy blondes, isn’t he? Before he went down the aisle with Alex Curran, he went steady with Jennifer Ellison.

No Gerrard? No sweat for Liverpool
Liverpool punish disappointing Blackburn


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