August 2011 Blog Posts (5)

The Curse of the Keeper

Let's get topical. If you're to compare the world of football to your everyday secondary school - and why not - most players have an analog. The cocky, arrogant kid is the star striker. There's the hardworking, unassuming types who don't get a great deal of attention are the tireless midfielders. The kid who's always a bit out of it is, well, not legally allowed to be revealed. Sign a new goalkeeper, however, and you're just the new kid.…


Added by Dan Lowth on August 25, 2011 at 22:37 — 3 Comments

Champions League participation assured, Wenger's problems rumble on...

On such results a season can hinge. Whilst the ensuing outpour of support and praise for Arsene Wenger is somewhat galling given the questions raised recently, yesterday’s victory over Udinese was more significant than simply ensuring entry into the group stages of the Champions League.

Whilst qualification for the Champions League proper is now…


Added by CookeShaw on August 25, 2011 at 17:38 — 2 Comments

Sitting eating sushi in the city? Joey Barton is a psychopath

Judging by his output during a tumultuous 85 days on twitter, Joey Barton believes he has a brain that could bring down governments. From his vaunted position as unwanted midfielder at relegation fodder Newcastle United, he holds forth on the topics of the day like the tragically familiar pub drunk. As he continually  engages in inane confrontations that he is provoked into by spotlight hungry hacks, the dynamic has come to…


Added by CookeShaw on August 19, 2011 at 14:49 — 17 Comments

5 Things We Can Expect from this Season

5 Things We Can Expect from this Season

1: People to have trouble saying “Etihad Stadium”

Man city have signed a record breaking deal with Etihad by selling the naming rights of their stadium, to help them compete with what had to be their…


Added by Alex_IS_God on August 13, 2011 at 8:22 — 3 Comments

Jim Jefferies

I received bad news tonight, Jim Jefferies has been sacked by Hearts and that nutcase Vladimir Romanov. In the last 7 years Hearts have gone through 7 managers John Robertson,, George Burley,, Graham Rix,, Valdas Ivanauskas, Anatoly Korobochka,Stephen Frail and Csaba Laszlo and now Jim Jefferies joins the list.

It's a sad day, Jim Jefferies managed the team that won the Scottish Cup in 1998 and should have won more but that nutcase Romanov released all the good players. When is…


Added by Scott Holland on August 1, 2011 at 22:05 — No Comments

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