The week that was ….

On Monday night Jose Mourinho took his Real Madrid side to Barcelona, sitting top of the table he hoped he would get one over his dealy rivals. Instead he saw his side get thumped 5-0, the worst defeat of his managerial career.

Thursday was decision day, the result of the World Cup bids was announced – England had been hopeful hosting football’s biggest competition but in the end they only received one other vote than their own. The chosen nation was Russia, whilst the 2022 announcment shocked everyone when Qatar was announced as host nation – with a population of just over 1.5 million people.

The policeman who shot Lazio fan Gabriele Sandri was given a nine year prison sentance, he was initially found guilty of manslaughter but this was changed to murder. The innocent fan was shot on the November 11th 2007 when he was on his way to see his team play Juventus.

Carlos Tevez and Roberto Mancini fall out as the Argeninean is subbed, as he left the pitch he had a go at his manager.

Lord Ashcroft announced Watford FC could be sold, that followed Charlton and Sheffield Wednesday both being taken over and Hull also likely to follow the same path.

Serie A’s players have announced that they will go on strike on 11 and 12 December.

Jose Mourinho has been fined by Uefa and banned for one Champions League match and if he causing any trouble over the next three years he will have to miss another – This follows Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos both allegedly getting sent off on purpose to avoid bans during the knockout stage of the competition.

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