Goal Singapore's Weekend Recap

Missed out on football over the weekend? We give you a quick glimpse of the top moments that took the headlines in the world of football

10. England legend Sir Tom Finney passes away

"The footballing world paid tribute to the Preston North End legend, who passed away at 91. He made over 400 appearances for Preston and earned 76 caps for England, scoring 30 goals and sitting joint-sixth on the all-time leading goalscorer's list. The winger represented England at two World Cups, in 1954 and 1958."
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9. Malaysian fan gets memory of a lifetime from Everton

"Ric Wee thought his 11,000 mile-long journey to catch his boyhood club in action live for the first time would end in disappointment after the game against Crystal Palace at Goodison Park was postponed due to bad weather. How wrong he was, as the Toffees got wind of his plight through Twitter and pulled out the stops to ensure he went home happy."
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8. Felix Magath appointed as Fulham manager

"The Cottagers confirmed the German's appointment as their third man at the helm this season, replacing Rene Meulensteen after only 75 days. The former Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg coach has won Bundesliga titles, but will have his work cut out at bottom side Fulham as they seek to avoid the drop with only 12 games left to go."
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7. Balotelli hits late stunner in Milan victory

"The Italian blasted in a 35-yard wonder-strike from out of nowhere four minutes from time to help his team to a 1-0 win against Bologna, lifting them to ninth in the table with his 10th goal of the season."
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6. Mourinho and Wenger embroiled in war of words

"The Arsenal manager started it all off by claiming his Chelsea counterpart was playing down their title chances due to his fear of failure. Mourinho, of course, did not take that lying down and described Wenger as a 'specialist' in the area. The Portuguese continued his verbal attack a day later with the Frenchman responding again this morning, adding to a long history between the two."
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5. Messi moves to joint-third in all-time La Liga goal-scoring charts

"The Argentine genius drew level with Real Madrid legend Raul after netting twice in Barcelona's 6-0 rout of Rayo Vallecano to take his haul to 228 goals in 268 appearances. Mexican Hugo Sanchez on 234 and Athletic Bilbao icon Telmo Zarra on 251 are ahead of him, but one would expect Messi to overtake them in due time."
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4. COE revamped to enhance youth development

"The Football Association of Singapore introduced a host of changes to one of the key platforms for youth football here. The number of leagues will increase from three to six, while specialist coaches and other key personnel are set to provide more in-depth training and knowledge."
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3. Manchester City dump Chelsea out of FA Cup

"Manuel Pellegrini's men exacted revenge for their league defeat to the Blues as they comfortably saw off Jose Mourinho's men
, with goals from Stevan Jovetic and Samir Nasri sealed progression to the quarter-finals."
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2. Arsenal exact FA Cup revenge on Liverpool

"The Gunners exorcised the demons of their 5-1 hammering by the Reds last weekend by dumping them out of the competition, although they could count themselves lucky not to have conceded a second penalty. Still, Wenger will be pleased with their response at the Emirates."
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1. LionsXII come from behind to snatch last-gasp win at ATM FA

"It was, as Fandi Ahmad put it, 'third-time lucky' for the defending Malaysia Super League champions as they ended their Selayang jinx. Khairul Amri cancelled out Amiridzwan Taj's early opener, before Afiq Yunos popped up with a winner in the 91st minute to end a three-match winless run."
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