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Fernando Torres

Torres and 'Tonghen Tangle, Mata Makes His Case as Chelsea Fight Back for Draw at Tottenham

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Let's put any thoughts of a Tottenham title challenge on hold for the time being, shall we?

HIGHLIGHTS: Spain Tops Nigeria In Confederations Cup

Posted 06.24.2013 | Sports

By Mohammed Ali, Goal.com A brilliant solo double from Jordi Alba and a header from substitute Fernando Torres sealed the victory over a disappoint...

Chelsea Defeats Arsenal

Posted 09.29.2012 | Sports

By James Goldman, Goal.com Chelsea extended its lead at the top of the Premier League following a hugely impressive victory over previously unbeate...

WATCH: Torres' Goals Lead Spain Over Ireland

Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports

By Martin Macdonald, Goal.com Republic of Ireland are heading home from Poland and Ukraine after a 4-0 defeat  at the hands of Spain in a Euro 201...

Torres Leads Spain Over Ireland In Euro 2012

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 06.14.2012 | Sports

GDANSK, Poland -- Fernando Torres scored a goal in each half Thursday to give Spain a 4-0 win over Ireland and eliminate the Irish from the European C...

WATCH: Torres Scores Hat Trick

Posted 04.29.2012 | Sports

By James McManus, Goal.com A first hat trick by Fernando Torres in a Chelsea shirt was more than enough to help see off a ragged QPR side that was ...

WATCH: Announcer Moans In Delight At Goal

Posted 04.24.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Chelsea completed one of the remarkable results in the history of European football (European soccer just doesn't s...

Chelsea Pulls Off Memorable Upset Over Barca

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 06.24.2012 | Sports

BARCELONA, Spain -- Lionel Messi walked off the Camp Nou pitch in tears, as one of the most dominant eras in European club soccer came to a crashing h...

Star Striker Ends Epic Goal Drought

Posted 03.19.2012 | Sports

By Wayne Veysey at Stamford Bridge, Goal.com Roberto Di Matteo described the end of Fernando Torres’ goal drought as a reward for the long-suffer...

High-Priced Striker Misses Wide Open Net

Posted 11.19.2011 | Sports

It wasn't that long ago that Fernando Torres was hailed as one of the world's best strikers. He seemed to possess a bewitching mix of the physical maj...

Goal Drought - Striker's Nightmare

Alan Black | Posted 01.23.2012 | UK
Alan Black

You are a striker. You are in a goal drought. Without explanation the boots have run dry. In another season, the goals flowed like Niagara Falls. The manager looks to tap the bench. You're dropped.

World Cup: Quarterfinals Preview

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

The World Cup is moving right along, and it's hard to believe that we are already in the quarterfinals. With some time off before matches resume, here is a primer on each of the games.

World Cup Curses: Whose Is Worst?

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

Amidst the brilliant goals of Brazil and Germany's dominance, there is also the dark side of the World Cup: the World Cup Curse. A few unlucky nations are good, but never good enough.

World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic -- Group H: Spain, Chile, Honduras, Switzerland

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

Spain is in theory the #1 team in the world. They are the odds-on favorite to win the World Cup. They have an absolutely gorgeous goalscoring machin...

America Doesn't Suck After All: Confederation Cup 2009, South Africa

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Henry Sterry

America didn't win their first international soccer tournament. But sometimes winning isn't the only thing. Sometimes getting to the finals is the next step toward winning the finals.