Monthly Archives: January 2009

Breaking News: Fulham Sign Stud Giles Barnes – Danger for American Blog Buddy Dempsey

We’re bringing you all the latest and greatest breaking fantasy news. We follow up our early breaking story yesterday (Defoe injury) with news today that Fulham have acquired stud midfielder Giles Barnes from Derby. As we mentioned in our preview … Continue reading

Posted in Clint Dempsey, danny murphy, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league double gameweek, Fulham, Fulham double game week, giles barnes, Jimmy Bullard, simon davies, usa midfielder dempsey | 5 Comments

Breaking News or Bullshit/Bollocks? Defoe Breaks Bone before Bolton

Defoe breaks foot ahead of Bolton match? The report is “unconfirmed,” but it’s FourFourTwo magazine – a somewhat reliable beacon of footballing journalism akin to Never Captain Nicky Butt. Well, if it’s broken – you heard it here first. If it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Defoe injury, Defoe OUT FOR SEASON, EPL injuries, fantasy premier league strikers, Jermain Defoe, Jermain Defoe broken foot, Jermain Defoe Tottenham, Never Captain Nicky Butt, Tottenham Hotspur | 4 Comments

EPL Gameweek 24 Fantasy Preview: I have Not (Séamus) Given Up Just Yet on Ending Up with a Bird Like That

This weekend provides footie fans with not only a full slate of Premier League matches, but also the suspense that comes with the last few hours of the January transfer window. Will Shay Given join Manchester City to complete the … Continue reading

Posted in 2009 fantasy footie predictions, Chelsea, Cristiano Ronaldo, EPL, Fantasy Premier League, Given transfer to Manchester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Robinho, Shay Given | 10 Comments

Breaking News: Robinho Arrested for Sexual Assault

I’m selfish and lost for words. Instead of thinking of humanity or political correctness, I think of the EPL. I brought Robinho into my fantasy footie side last night for the first time this season, and today he is arrested … Continue reading

Posted in EPL blog, Fantasy Premier League, Manchester City, manchester city vs newcastle, Robinho, Robinho arrest, robinho sex, robinho sex assault, worst transfer in fantasy footie history | 13 Comments

EPL Gameweek 23 Fantasy Preview: Back from Brazil and Ready to Roll is Robinho. Will GK Given Join Him at Eastlands?

Let’s shift our attention from the one that got away (Kaka) to the Brazilian that stuck around (sort of). Robinho left Manchester City’s training camp last week without permission and returned to Brazil to deal with “personal issues” (pictured above) … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil soccer fans, Carvalho hamstring injury, Cristiano Ronaldo, Dimitar Berbatov, EPL blog, Fantasy Premier League, Kaka, Manchester City, Pascal Chimbonda to Tottenham, Robinho, Shay Given | 10 Comments

Zlatan Couldn’t Make It to LA, But A Few (Hot) Swedish Football Fans Took His Place

A few weekend thoughts across the world football landscape before we turn our attention to the Premier League this week… I made the 25 minute trek to the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles to watch the US National Team … Continue reading

Posted in Chelsea, David Beckham, Everton, Fantasy Premier League, Kaka, Liverpool, Michael Ballack, Mikel Arteta, Sacha Kljestan, Sweden's best player, Swedish football fans, Swedish women, Zlatan Ibrahimovic | 1 Comment

It’s Official: Blog Buddy Bullard to Hull

And there goes Fulham’s Top 10 finish. Poof. Gone. The rumor has turned into reality.  Fulham stud Jimmy Bullard has officially joined Hull. I have a big soft spot for the England international not because he saved Fulham from relegation last … Continue reading

Posted in Clint Dempsey, Daniel Cousin, Fantasy Premier League, Fulham, Fulhamerica, Hull City, January Transfer Window, Jimmy Bullard, Marlon King | 3 Comments

A Weekend of FA Cup Football & Footbo Surfing

The Premier League’s 23rd gameweek gets underway on Tuesday the 27th, so this weekend will be focused on scouting future stars in the FA Cup and my trip to the Home Depot Center to check out Zlatan and Sweden take … Continue reading

Posted in EPL, FA Cup, Fantasy Premier League, football widgets, footballing social network, Footbo.com, Premier League table, Premier League top scorers, Robinho | Leave a comment

De Jong, De Jong, So Wrong: A Haiku for You

A bit of Japanese poetry for a massively overpaid Dutchman: De Jong Not Worth It, No Goals, Assists, Or Bonus, Just like Nicky Butt

Posted in Defensive midfielder De Jong, Hamburg, Holland National Team, Kaka, Manchester City, Manchester City owners, Nigel De Jong, Robinho, the Makelele role, Vincent Kompany, Wayne Bridge | 6 Comments

AIG Sponsored My Visit to see Some Sick Kids at a Hospital in Manchester, and a Carling Cup Match Broke Out

Some Manchester United news for those of you who are a) United fans b) fantasy footie managers with United ownership or c) former Wall Street employees without jobs due to the economic meltdown.  The American insurance firm AIG has decided … Continue reading

Posted in AIG, bargain choices for fantasy EPL, Carling Cup, Carling Cup Final Manchester United, Carlos Tevez, EPL blog, Fantasy Premier League, Geico, Manchester United, Manchester United injuries | Leave a comment