Malaysian Super League season kicks off. Selangor defended their Charity Shield trophy with a 2-1 win over Negeri Sembilan away in Paroi. It was a great match. Players showed tremendous work rate. Fans showed up to fill the seats. Looks like the local football scene is making a come back.
Lets take a look at 12 interesting events that happened in the Soccer World in 2009. In 2009 we saw the rise of many teams. Among them, Tottenham Hotspurs and also, surprisingly Malaysia. What’s your best soccer moments in 2009?
Tottenham lead 2 – 0 with 30 minutes remaining. Everton came back with Louis Saha and Yakubu to catch Spurs players ball watching. Two quick soft goals and a missed penalty later, Everton ended up securing 1 point hosting Tottenham.
Tottenham Hotspurs presented fans with an outstanding performance over Wingan Athletics at White Hart Lane. A 9 goal blitz saw Jermaine Defoe clicking soundly with Aaron Lennon and putting the ball into the net 5 times. A truly incredible game it was, indeed.
Tottenham Hotspurs edge Sunderland 2 – 0 despite an under performance. Spurs was clearly the second best team in the match. However, they took their chances well and converted two. Sunderland had their chances but could not break through the solid wall of the in form Heurelho Gomes.
The Miami Dolphins stopped a late New York Jets surge to complete this season’s sweep over the Jets. The game ended with Mark Sanchez overthrowing his receivers in the end zone for a 30 – 25 Miami win in the Meadowlands. Tedd Gin Jr proved himself with two amazing special teams kick off returns. Plenty of excitement for the fans in this utterly thrilling match.