Monthly Archives: March 2009

Reality, Not Fantasy: Shearer Steps in to Rescue Newcastle

Amazing. Despite having no previous managerial experience, Alan Shearer is taking over at Newcastle. My old Gianfranco Zola – Barack Obama theory should probably now be re-worked to include Shearer in some way. The theory is essentially this: Despite the … Continue reading

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Shrek Voted Player of the Year; Conceives Ogre

Wayne Rooney has just been voted the England Player of the Year for 2008. The Manchester United striker notched 5 goals in 8 matches for England in 2008 to win an award that no one really cares about. England did … Continue reading

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Blog Favorite Bellamy Bitches and Moans

Spotted this great video of blog favorite Craig Bellamy at The Offside this morning.  The Manchester City (and fantasy footie stud) expressing his opinions after Wales lost to Finland in World Cup Qualifying. Really good stuff.

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Reality, Not Fantasy: 22 Killed at World Cup Qualifying Game in Ivory Coast

The two week break from club football for World Cup Qualifying often feels a bit like tubing down a lazy river at an amusement park – lulling football fans worldwide to sleep with meandering (and sometimes meaningless) World Cup Qualifiers. … Continue reading

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Bosingwa (and Unibrow) Injured

No news is good news when it comes to Jose Bosingwa and our blog. Our last Bosingwa post featured not only his karate kick to Benayoun’s back but also highlighted his poor form in the second half of the season … Continue reading

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He’s (Probably) Fine, But Posts Tagged "Cristiano Ronaldo Injured" Are Always Popular

According to The Daily Mail, who are making something out of nothing (sort of like us), Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson’s “blood is boiling” after seeing these pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo with a heavily strapped left calf. I’m sure … Continue reading

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Master of Pop Culture, Alvaro Arbeloa

Liverpool FC are on the way to becoming “more famous than The Beatles,” according to defender Alvaro Arbeloa.  While Lennon (John not the Tottenham winger Aaron) and McCartney (Sir Paul not the Sunderland fullback George) may have been on LSD … Continue reading

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The real Ibracadabra

Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives us a moment of class to appreciate as we take a break from club football and focus on World Cup qualifiers for the week. In this clip, the highest paid football player in the world toys with … Continue reading

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International Break Injury Round Up

Anelka is out with a toe injury and could miss 30 days. More time to spend with his wife, I guess – who has perhaps the skinniest right arm in the history of emaciated footballer’s wives’ right arms. Perhaps Drogba … Continue reading

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England National Team Talk

Brilliant. The fun begins around the 1:45 mark. It’s well worth the wait.

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