Primera Division holders Real Madrid began the new campaign with a 1-1 draw against Valencia at the Bernabeu after Jonas cancelled out Gonzalo Higuain’s early strike.
Archive for August 19th, 2012
Manchester City began the new Premier League season the way they ended the last, coming back from 2-1 down at home to record a 3-2 victory, this time over Southampton.
Second-half goals from Andre-Pierre Gignac and Rod Fanni helped dominant Marseille defeat Sochaux 2-0 and make it two wins from two.
Harbhajan Singh took five wickets as Essex avenged their CB40 defeat against the Netherlands earlier in the season with a comfortable victory in their Group A tie at Colchester.
A stunning half-century by Brandan Nash helped Kent to a thrilling five-wicket win over Northamptonshire at Wantage Road to keep their semi-final hopes in the Clydesdale Bank 40 alive.
Nottinghamshire hit their highest-ever score in 40-over cricket to defeat Durham by 43 runs in the Clydesdale Bank 40 at Trent Bridge
Yorkshire had victory snatched from their grasp by Sussex off the last ball in a thrilling finish to the Clydesdale Bank 40 contest at Headingley
England discard Kevin Pietersen was out first ball playing for Surrey in their four-wicket Clydesdale Bank 40 defeat by his old club Hampshire at West End
Manchester United’s pursuit of Leighton Baines appears to be over after Vitesse Arnhem left-back Alexander Buttner confirmed he is on the verge of a shock move to Manchester United.
Manchester City are prepared to allow Adam Johnson to leave in a bid for first-team football.