Soldado

  • Tottenham beat Cardiff 1-0 to keep top-four hopes alive March 3, 2014

    London: Tottenham Hotspur kept alive their hopes of a top-four Premier League finish when Roberto Soldado scored the only goal at White Hart Lane to give them a 1-0 win over relegation-threatened Cardiff City on Sunday. Soldado, who has struggled to justify the 30 million euros Spurs paid Valencia for his...
  • PSV exit Europa League as Spurs, Salzburg win again December 13, 2013

    London: PSV Eindhoven's disappointing season took a turn for the worse as they went out of the Europa League after losing 1-0 at home to Ukrainians Chernomorets Odessa, who pipped them to second place in Group B on Thursday. Former European Cup winners PSV, languishing 10th in the Dutch league, needed...
  • A late penalty provides Tottenham 1-0 win over Hull October 28, 2013

    London: Roberto Soldado converted a late penalty to give Tottenham a 1-0 win over Hull in the Premier League on Sunday after Spurs had been frustrated by the visitors for much of the afternoon. Hull defended well at White Hart Lane and limited Spurs' opportunities before Soldado coolly slotted home his...
  • Townsend, Soldado give Tottenham 2-0 win over Villa October 20, 2013

    Birmingham: Man of the moment Andros Townsend and Roberto Soldado both scored as Tottenham restated their Champions League credentials with a 2-0 win at Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday. Following a shock 3-0 home defeat to rival West Ham, the London club claimed their fifth league win of...
  • Tottenham Hotspur make case for defence as they face Chelsea September 27, 2013

    London: With the abundance of flair and attacking talent Tottenham Hotspur acquired knowing Gareth Bale was leaving, it has perhaps been surprising that their impressive start to the season owes a lot to a watertight defence. Spurs anticipated the arrival of 100 million euros in Bale booty by bringing in the...
  • Paulinho gives Tottenham 1-0 victory over Cardiff September 23, 2013

    Cardiff: Paulinho scored his first Premier League goal in stoppage time Sunday as Tottenham broke through Cardiff's resistance to win 1-0. Tottenham dominated large sections of the game in south Wales but goalkeeper David Marshal made crucial saves from Roberto Soldado, Christian Eriksen, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Paulinho. Paulinho finally ensured Tottenham...
  • Cardiff stun Manchester City 3-2, Tottenham beat Swansea 1-0 August 26, 2013

    Cardiff: Frazier Campbell scored from two second-half corners on Sunday as newly promoted Cardiff stunned Manchester City 3-2 for their first top-flight victory in more than 50 years. Campbell put Cardiff up 2-1 against the run of play when he nodded home from two yards out in the 79th minute and...
  • EPL: Jose Mourinho's winning return; debut goal for Roberto Soldado August 19, 2013

    London: Jose Mourinho enjoyed a trouble-free Chelsea return on Sunday, and Tottenham successfully negotiated their Premier League opener amid the transfer uncertainty surrounding Gareth Bale. Chelsea ripped apart Hull inside 25 minutes at Stamford Bridge, with goals from Oscar and Frank Lampard securing a 2-0 victory. While Lampard had earlier missed a...
  • Roberto Soldado penalty helps Tottenham edge Crystal Palace August 19, 2013

    London: Spain striker Roberto Soldado scored a second-half penalty on his Tottenham debut to secure a 1-0 victory over fellow London side Crystal Palace on Sunday. Tottenham was awarded the penalty in the 50th minute after Palace defender Dean Moxey handballed a cross from Aaron Lennon as he slid in to...
  • Prolific Soldado targets more than 20 goals for Spurs August 15, 2013

    London: Tottenham Hotspur's record signing Roberto Soldado hopes to get at least 20 goals in his first season in English soccer by adapting quickly to the physical nature of the Premier League. The Spanish striker, who joined the London club from Valencia this month for 30 million euros, netted 30 goals...
  • Roberto Soldado completes big-money move from Valencia to Spurs August 5, 2013

    London: Valencia striker Roberto Soldado has completed his move to Tottenham Hotspur after passing a medical, the Premier League club announced on Monday. The clubs agreed last week to the transfer of the Spain international for 30 million euros, a record for the north London team, subject to a medical. He...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Sunday July 29, 2013

    Real Madrid prepare 95m-pound package offer for Bale Real Madrid have prepared a package offer of £51 million plus Angel Di Maria and Fabio Coentrao for Tottenham Hotspur to let go hot property Gareth Bale, according to to clubcall.com. Read more here David Moyes unsure over new Cesc Fabregas bid Manchester United manager...
  • Tottenham Hotspur sign Valencia striker Roberto Soldado: reports July 28, 2013

    Valencia striker Roberto Soldado has signed on the dotted line for Tottenham Hotspur for a club record fee of £26 million, Spanish radio station Cadena SER has reported. Soldado returned from holiday on Saturday morning, after which the move was confirmed following Spurs' decision to pay the £26m release clause. According to...
  • Spanish club Valencia eyeing Man United striker Chicharito July 26, 2013

    According to a report in The Express, Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is target for the La Liga side Valencia, who want him to fill the gap left by Roberto Soldado. Soldado is expected to join the English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur this season, and Valencia are looking up to...
  • Tottenham ready to spend 17 million pounds on Soldado July 2, 2013

    Tottenham Hotspur have gathered pace in the transfer season, with the EPL club now looking to rope in Spain striker Roberto Soldado from Valencia with a 17-million-pound bid, according to Daily Star. The 28-year-old Soldado has a release clause of £26m wiith Valencia for his contract that runs until 2017, but...
  • Being here is a dream, says Roberto Soldado June 17, 2013

    Recife: Spain has everything else, and now it seems to have a genuine striker - the one thing the World Cup champions have had trouble finding. New No. 9 Roberto Soldado scored with a perfect finish in Spain's 2-1 victory over Uruguay in the Confederations Cup opener. The Valencia striker scored...
  • Spain cruise to 2-1 win over Uruguay in Confederations Cup June 17, 2013

    Recife, Brazil: The scoreline may suggest otherwise, but Spain cruised to an easy 2-1 victory over Uruguay in their Confederations Cup opener on Sunday, winning with first-half goals by Pedro and Roberto Soldado. Spain had a little luck with the first goal, which may have been heading wide when it took...
  • Soldado out of Valencia's King's Cup clash with Real January 21, 2013

    Madrid: Valencia striker Roberto Soldado will miss Wednesday's King's Cup quarter-final second leg at home to Real Madrid after he damaged a thigh muscle in Sunday's La Liga defeat at home to the Spanish champions. Tests carried out on Monday had shown Soldado had a "significant strain" in the thigh...
  • Valencia, Malaga reach Copa del Rey quarter-finals January 9, 2013

    Madrid: Valencia reached the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey after goals by Tino Costa and Roberto Soldado gave them a 2-1 win against Osasuna on Tuesday, putting the club through 4-1 on aggregate. Valencia led 2-0 from the first leg of the round-of-16 matchup, and midfielder Tino Costa put...
  • Soldado scores hat trick as Valencia win 3-0 at BATE October 24, 2012

    Minsk: Roberto Soldado's hat trick led Valencia to a 3-0 win at BATE Borisov on Tuesday, keeping alive the Spanish club's hopes of reaching the Champions League knockout stage. BATE looked nothing like the team that beat last season's finalist Bayern Munich 3-1 at the same venue of Dinamo Stadium in...
  • Negredo in Spain's Euro squad, Soldado ignored May 28, 2012

    Schruns (Austria): Striker Roberto Soldado was left out of Spain's squad for Euro 2012 on Sunday, despite his scoring exploits this year, as coach Vicente del Bosque lamented the absence of "irreplaceable" David Villa. There were no major surprises as Del Bosque discarded the younger players who have been part of...