Barcelona midfielder Song full of praise for Celtic atmosphere | Spanish Football News | Tribal Football

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is looking forward to facing Champions League opponents Celtic. Barcelona midfielder Alex Song is looking forward to facing Champions League opponents Celtic.The Cameroon international played for Arsenal away to Celtic in 2009 and he was quick to recall that Celtic Park “has a fantastic atmosphere.”“We’re very lucky that we get to play here, a place that has such a good atmosphere. That’s why we have to play a good game and make sure that the fans enjoy our football.”

Real Madrid skipper Casillas angry over Borussia Dortmund goals | Spanish Football News | Tribal Football

Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas admits they’re struggling in the Champions League this season. Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas admits they’re struggling in the Champions League this season.Real needed an injury-time equaliser from Mesut Ozil to rescue a 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund.Casillas said: “We do not deserve to suffer so much in this competition, where many more goals have been conceded than in the league. We must focus on the next tie and reach the second round.”I was concerned until the 90th minute. A more adverse outcome would have greatly complicated our game in England. Now, if we win at Manchester City, we will be okay. “

Malmo striker Daniel Larsson: I'm joining Real Valladoild | Transfers | Tribal Football

Malmo striker Daniel Larsson says he’s moving to Real Valladolid.Larsson has confirmed to FotbollDirekt he is to join Valladolid. Malmo striker Daniel Larsson says he’s moving to Real Valladolid.Larsson has confirmed to FotbollDirekt he is to join Valladolid.”Some time ago I was ready, I knew I was going to leave. It is still unclear when I will travel, but that will be solved in the next few days.”When I do, I will start to train with the team right away, but cannot play until January. They are newly promoted this season and doing better than expected.”

Braga coach Peseiro hopes to wreck Fergie celebrations | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Braga coach Jose Peseiro hopes to wreck the anniversary celebrations of Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson. Braga coach Jose Peseiro hopes to wreck the anniversary celebrations of Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.Peseiro has congratulated Ferguson on the 26th anniversary of his appointment as Manchester United manager – but is confident there will be little for the Scot to celebrate when the two teams meet on Wednesday night.Peseiro said: “I would like to stay with one team for that amount of time, although it is impossible – I am 52 years old and I don’t think a team will take me for that many more years!”But my team do not want to give anything to Sir Alex Ferguson.”He is a fantastic coach, and an example to any coach with his quality. I have spoken with him a few times and you can learn so much in just 10 or 15 minutes speaking with him.”Congratulations to him, but tomorrow I think he will go back to Manchester no happier.”

Real Madrid coach Mourinho: No need for Champions League panic | Spanish Football News | Tribal Football

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho insists there’s no panic after their 2-2 draw with Champions League opponents Borussia Dortmund. Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho insists there’s no panic after their 2-2 draw with Champions League opponents Borussia Dortmund.Real needed an injury-time equaliser from Mesut Ozil to rescue a 2-2 draw.”If the group is the most difficult and Madrid has always been in the qualifying places, I do not know what is the drama. We are close to qualifying.”I see no reason to be disappointed. We now have to play Manchester City.”I prefer it like this. I look at other ties or other groups that seem to me like the Europa League.”

Braga coach Peseiro jumps to defence of underfire Man Utd winger Nani | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Braga coach Jose Peseiro has defended underfire Manchester United winger Nani. Braga coach Jose Peseiro has defended underfire Manchester United winger Nani.The 25-year-old has been in and out of the team and Peseiro – who worked with the wide man at Sporting Lisbon – wants to see Nani get back to his best form.”I don’t know why Nani is not playing now,” Peseiro said of a player he suggested needs considerable “emotional contact” with his managers.”I know the team is good and that United have not just 11 but 20 players at the same level. It is difficult to play there.”But I don’t know if the problem is to do with his contract or if the manager has less confidence in him. He is not well at this moment.”I would like it if he played tomorrow and played well – without scoring against us!”I hope he finishes this season very well. It is important for Nani and for our national team.”

Chelsea ban fan after arrest | Premiership News | Tribal Football

Chelsea have banned the fan arrested over a claim that a racist gesture was made to a footballer during the match against Manchester United. Chelsea have banned the fan arrested over a claim that a racist gesture was made to a footballer during the match against Manchester United.The man has been banned from Chelsea’s ground pending the outcome of the police investigation, the club said on Tuesday night.A spokesman said: “Chelsea Football Club has banned a 28-year-old man from Stamford Bridge pending the conclusion of a police investigation into a possible racially aggravated public order offence.”The man is not a current Chelsea FC season ticket-holder or member.”Chelsea is co-operating fully with the police as they carry out their investigation.”The man was arrested on Monday after attending a west London police station by appointment.Scotland Yard said he was held on suspicion of a racially aggravated Section 4a Public Order Act offence. He was later released on bail until November 29.Detectives have been investigating a complaint regarding alleged racist behaviour at Stamford Bridge on October 31 during Chelsea’s Capital One Cup win over United.