Posts Tagged UEFA Cup

Bolton out, Rangers lose but go through

After seeing Tottenham and Everton being penalised on penalties, Bolton and Rangers were the only British clubs with any hope of making it to the last eight.

A late goal from Bruno Pereirinha saw the Trotters lose 1-0 away at Sporting Lisbon. The Portuguese side won the tie 2-1 on aggregate, after having drawn the first leg at the Reebok stadium.

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Spurs and Toffees shot out of the UEFA Cup

The penalty shootout is probably one of the cruelest ways to determine the winner of a football match, for it never guarantees that the best team wins in the end. And much to their agony, Carling Cup champions Tottenham Hotspur and David Moyes’ Everton were knocked out of the UEFA cup by PSV Eindhoven and Fiorentina respectively. The two losses leave Bolton and Rangers as the only British sides with a chance of progressing to the last eight.

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