Monthly Archives: September 2009

Butt’s Brain: Wednesday

Steven Gerrard: The Powerhouse Liverpool put club up for sale on Craigslist [Dirty Tackle] Arsenal / Tottenham in for Villa’s bad boy Reo-Coker. But why? [Football Corner] SAF urges Jonny Evans to get married at United press conference [Off the … Continue reading

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Gerrard and Torres Still Hold the Key

We should see a bit more of this in the near future: Gerrard scoring Steven Gerrard has been used as a traditional, rather than attacking central midfielder so far this season – curbing a bit of his attacking enthusiasm in … Continue reading

Posted in benayoun in-form, benitez formation, dirk kuyt, fantasy footie, Fernando Torres, gerrard second striker role, liverpool attackers, liverpool tactics, Steven Gerrard | 6 Comments

Breaking News: Bendtner Smashes Aston Martin into Tree, Embarrassed About Hitting Woodwork Again

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner will miss the team’s Champions League game against Olympiakos after he crashed his Aston Martin into a tree on Sunday. We’ve poked quite a bit of fun at the cocky, pink boots donning Dane in the … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Injury Monday

A few weekend injuries to be aware of as we begin an action packed mid-week of European fixtures… Arsenal’s injury woes continue as Denilson is out for two months with a back injury. This means more playing time in defensive … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Saturday

Some very quick meandering thoughts off the top of my head from today’s matches. I was fortunate enough to watch three full games today (Portsmouth – Everton, Liverpool – Hull, and Fulham – Arsenal) and thought I’d share some of … Continue reading

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Are You Paul Robinson in Disguise?

Paul Robinson in disguise

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Funny Feeling Friday: Roger Johnson

12 goals from defense the past two seasons, beat that Vermaelen Our Funny Feeling Friday selection this week – an unpopular (by fantasy terms), underrated, or out of form player who we think will start producing in the coming weeks … Continue reading

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Premier League Gameweek 7 Fantasy Preview

Hat-trick hero Crouch loves nachos Let’s get right to the weekend preview. Last weekend’s primer was chock-full of top fantasy performers – yup, we included Fletcher, Agbonlahor, and Fabregas in the weekend Best Eleven picks which scored a solid 74 … Continue reading

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Fantasy Premier League: Cesc vs RvP

Let’s talk Arsenal. They’re playing well this season despite a few bumps in the road, and a host of injuries – and more importantly, they have an upcoming fixture list that is just superb: Fulham, Blackburn, Birmingham, and West Ham … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Wednesday

Adidas and Puma, founded by two feuding brothers, buried a 61-year-old grudge by playing a soccer match this week [NY Times] Some relevant Carling Cup injury news from Tuesday’s matches. Stoke’s Ricardo Fuller injured his groin, while Burnley’s heroic goalkeeper … Continue reading

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