Trust the ‘lies’ not the truth!

4 08 2009

Honesty is not the best policy. Not in the secretive world of the football transfer market. In that world something more like poker is the best policy, with everyone keeping their cards close to their chest in case the opposition figures out what you’ve got and what you want. Read the rest of this entry »


The beginning of an end??????

4 08 2009

Diving is the scourge of soccer. The ugly pimple on the otherwise beautiful face of football. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Jose Mourinho is the only man capable of replacing Sir Alex…

29 07 2009

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Its all going so right for Man City!!

29 07 2009

The final piece in the city jigsaw

So after failing to get John Terry from Chelsea, it seems City have succeeded in signing a different top four defender in the shape of Kolo Touré from Arsenal. So despite the odd disapointment, and in Terry’s case, people using their spending power to their own ends, Man City are looking genuinely quite strong this year. In fact Martin O’Neill is talking up the concept of a “Genuine Big Five“, and that City could even contend for the title this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Barcelona returns -Them kids ain’t half bad

25 07 2009

Yes, like the cat that swallowed the canary, goeth the face of The Yaya, who said “My, my, but these kids aren’t quite with my grownup program. Let me showeth the way.”

And off he went, from deep midfield, on a run that would be Messi-like, were our little Argentine the size of Jupiter. Instead, it was just Yaya-like, shambling, fleet-footed, Tottenham players saying “I ain’t getting in front of that” until in the box he was, falling prey to a last-ditch foot stab that shook the ball loose for one Bojan Krkic, who turned the trick. Read the rest of this entry »

Transfer Talk: Zlatan to Barça, Eto’o to Inter? (or: Is One Zlatan Worth Two Eto’os?)

19 07 2009

Nothing official yet, but it looks like there’s a massive massive transfer deal about to happen, sending Zlatan Ibrahimović to Barcelona, and Samuel Eto’o to Inter. Hence the photo of Zlatan in his car. Read the rest of this entry »

Five reasons why Manchester United will be Okay!

19 07 2009


This summer has been full of football ’s most dramatic elements: transfers, rumors, and money. With silly season in full flight, one of the most debated topics in the world of football has been the future of Manchester United. Yes, the same Manchester United that is coming off three straight Premiership crowns.

For some reason, many members of the media have been writing Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United off already. Read the rest of this entry »