Featured Matches
Previous
Arsenal
Besiktas
1
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 0
Game Details
Athletic Bilbao
Napoli
3
1
ESPNDeportes FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 4 - 2
Game Details
Bayer Leverkusen
FC Copenhagen
4
0
ESPN3 FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 7 - 2
Game Details
Aston Villa
Leyton Orient
0
1
FT
Game Details
Birmingham City
Sunderland
0
3
FT
Game Details
Stoke City
Portsmouth
3
0
FT
Game Details
Burton Albion
Queens Park Rangers
1
0
FT
Game Details
Arsenal
Besiktas
1
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 0
Game Details
Athletic Bilbao
Napoli
3
1
ESPNDeportes FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 4 - 2
Game Details
Bayer Leverkusen
FC Copenhagen
4
0
ESPN3 FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 7 - 2
Game Details
Ludogorets Razgrad
Steaua Bucuresti
1
0
ESPN3 FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 1
Game Details
Malmo FF
SV Salzburg
3
0
ESPN3 FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 4 - 2
Game Details
Aston Villa
Leyton Orient
0
1
FT
Game Details
Birmingham City
Sunderland
0
3
FT
Game Details
Bradford City
Leeds United
2
1
FT
Game Details
Burton Albion
Queens Park Rangers
1
0
FT
Game Details
Stoke City
Portsmouth
3
0
FT
Game Details
Los Angeles Galaxy
DC United
4
1
FT
Game Details
León
Herediano
1
1
FT
Game Details
Municipal
Pachuca
3
7
FT
Game Details
Cobresal
General Díaz
2
2
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 4
Game Details
Independiente Terán
Trujillanos
1
1
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 1
Game Details
Libertad
Nacional Potosí
3
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 1
Game Details
River Plate
Universidad Católica
3
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 4 - 0
Game Details
Internacional
Bahia
0
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Alianza Lima
Barcelona
0
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 3
Game Details
Atlético Nacional
Deportivo La Guaira
1
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 1
Game Details
Atletico Rafaela
Newell's Old Boys
2
3
FT
Game Details
Rosario Central
Godoy Cruz de Mendoza
0
1
FT
Game Details
River Plate
Defensa y Justicia
3
0
FT
Game Details
Estudiantes La Plata
Boca Juniors
3
1
FT
Game Details
Irapuato
U.A.N.L
2
1
FT
Game Details
Morelia
Celaya
3
0
ESPNDeportes FT
Game Details
Oaxaca
Chiapas
2
0
FT
Game Details
Atlas
Mineros de Zacatecas
1
0
FT
Game Details
Correcaminos
Santos
2
3
FT
Game Details
UNAM
Mérida
1
2
FT
Game Details
Zacatepec
Guadalajara
0
2
ESPNDeportes FT
Game Details
América RN
Atletico Paranaense
3
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Cruzeiro
Santa Rita
5
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Botafogo
Ceará
1
2
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Bragantino
Corinthians
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Coritiba FBC
Flamengo
3
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Palmeiras
Atlético MG
0
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
LDU Quito
Deportivo Quito
3
0
FT
Game Details
FC Seoul
Pohang Steelers
0
0
FT-Pens
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 0FC Seoul win 3-0 on penalties
Game Details
Guangzhou Evergrande
Western Sydney Wanderers
2
1
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 2
Game Details
Amazulu
Bloem Celtic
0
2
FT
Game Details
Mamelodi Sundowns
Orlando Pirates
0
3
FT
Game Details
Pretoria Univ
Free State Stars
0
1
FT
Game Details
Silver Stars
Kaizer Chiefs
0
2
FT
Game Details
SuperSport United
Mpumalanga Black Aces
1
2
FT
Game Details
Saprissa
Santos
Postp
Game Details
Carmelita
Club Sport Uruguay
2
0
FT
Game Details
Cartagines
Perez Zeledon
Postp
Postponed - now being played Sun, Aug 31
Game Details
Antigua
Marquense
0
1
FT
Game Details
Petapa
Coatepeque
Postp
Game Details
Vida
Marathon
3
1
FT
Game Details
Next
May 30, 2011

Rodgers: Conceding helped us refocus

Brendan Rodgers has said conceding two goals at the start of the second half enabled his Swansea team to get their minds back on the game and beat Reading to claim a place in the Premier League.

• Sinclair fires Swans to glory
• Jolly at Wembley

A brace from Scott Sinclair and a Scott Dobbie strike had put the Welsh outfit 3-0 ahead at half-time, but a headed goal from Noel Hunt and another from Matthew Mills brought Brian McDermott's Royals back into the match.

Sinclair converted a penalty to complete his hat-trick and send Swansea into the top flight for the first time since 1983.

"It was a fantastic game," said former Reading boss Rodgers. "I don't think we played as well as we did for most of the season but on the moments when we did show our quality we were very, very good.

"Conceding two goals helped us refocus and get a bit of control - it's fantastic. The supporters today were incredible and it's nice to repay their faith and get promotion.

"It was a proper, proper game and these players deserve to be in the Premier League. Ourselves (runners-up) Norwich and (champions) QPR will be a credit to the Championship and will try to do well.

"We show courage and try to pass the ball - but the important thing today was to try to win the game. I said to the players it wasn't about winning, it was about defending our principles and how we played. We got a bit nervy but regained our composure and started to pass the ball.''

Sinclair arrived at the Liberty Stadium from Chelsea at the start of the season and the Swans top goalscorer was quick to praise his team-mates and Rodgers.

"I'm buzzing. Credit to the boys - it's fantastic. Brendan deserves massive credit - he's been exceptional and puts all the hard work in every day in training.''

The Swansea players sported T-shirts dedicated to former team-mate Besian Idrizaj as they collected the trophy,the Austrian who died of a heart attack last year.

"He's always in our memories,'' said winger Nathan Dyer, while defender Garry Monk remarked: "It's for Besian.''

Club chairman Huw Jenkins said he was still coming to terms with what the team had achieved.

"Travelling back I think we will have to pinch ourselves to get back to reality," he told Sky Sports. "It's been a remarkable 10 years for this club and to have an opportunity to continue growing and building next year - and playing the very best teams in the country - is fantastic.

"We had our luck today and sometimes in sport you need that but I think it's a great achievement - not too many teams play this way in Britain. We've stuck with it through different managers and we want to continue that path next year. Hopefully that philosophy will continue for a long time.

"Go back two years and we thought we had a massive task when we got into the Championship - so we've got no worries going in and testing ourselves against the best. We'll give it everything we've got.''

McDermott congratulated Swansea on their achievement and said his Reading team could still be proud of their season despite the defeat.

"In February we were 12th or 13th but we've got into the play-offs and beaten Cardiff to come to Wembley. In the first half nothing dropped for us but Swansea played very well. 3-0 down is a mountain to climb but we were inches from getting a third goal.

"Jem Karacan hit the post and if it had gone in I think we'd have gone on to win the game...I honestly believe it would have been a different scoreline. I'm just really disappointed for our fans. I wish we could have got the right result for them."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.