Monthly Archives: October 2009

Funny Feeling Friday: Joe Cole

Joe Cole – breathing out of mouth and wearing short shorts, as usual Joe Cole is fit again – which means that not only are his extra short shorts back on the playing field, but his brilliant creativity and Benayoun-like … Continue reading

Posted in Chelsea, Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, funny feeling friday, he's probably too expensive in the FPL game but he's great nonetheless, Joe Cole, joe cole short shorts, mouth breathers | 8 Comments

Butt’s Brain: Premier League Injury Friday

Happy Halloween Lots of injuries coming out of Premier League training grounds this week that fantasy managers should be aware of going into what looks like a pretty tasty weekend for the Big-4 sides that could produce loads of goals… … Continue reading

Posted in ashley cole injury, EPL injuries, Fantasy Premier League, glen johnson injury, louis saha can't catch a break, steven gerrard groin injury, Yakubu | Leave a comment

Premier League Gameweek 11 Fantasy Preview

Double the pleasure, double the fun Let’s preview this weekend’s matches but also bear in mind that we have a Fantasy Premier League double gameweek on our hands for two teams: Aston Villa and West Ham. But don’t get too … Continue reading

Posted in Aston Villa, fantasy premier league double gameweek, mary kate and ashley olsen, Robbie Keane, West Ham | 5 Comments

Best Fantasy Team Name Ever of the Week

Gallas pretending to be ashamed but laughing (a French laugh) on the inside This week’s winner is: Diaby Does Gallas I’ve known this was going to be the winner for about a week now (thanks TD Ocho), but I couldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in abou diaby, Arsenal, best fantasy team names, brick from anchor man, clever fantasy footie team names, gets handsy, i love carpet, i love desk, William Gallas | 1 Comment

Butt’s Brain: Wednesday

Not so tough anymore, actually, you choir boy What’s going around Butt’s Brain today… Sir Alex Ferguson is calling into question Rio Ferdinand’s form. Could this be a fantasy footie opening for last year’s favorite bargain Big-4 defender Jonny Evans? … Continue reading

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Toby from The Office (US) Leading In Form Bolton

Toby from The Office [US Edition] Bolton Manager Gary Megson Here in North America the most popular footie highlights review show is The Fox Soccer Report, an hour-long hodgepodge of highlights and analysis delivered with Canadian accents and covering football … Continue reading

Posted in bolton somehow scoring goals, carlos machado, derek taylor, footballer doppelgangers, fox soccer report, gary megson, jeremy st. louis, terri leigh has a nice physique, toby from the office, whimsy | 1 Comment

Colombian Football Tragedies: Los Maniceros

Happier times in Colombia, but certainly not today The bullet ridden bodies of 10 members of a Colombian football team who were kidnapped two weeks ago have been found on the Venezuelan border. The main suspect in the Los Maniceros … Continue reading

Posted in colombian soccer player murder, colombian soccer team kindapped and murdered, football tragedies, hugo rodallega, javier florez, los maniceros massacre, things that are sad | 2 Comments

Darren Bent’s Knee Problems Return?

Bent’s quizzical reaction to his “beach ball” goal highlight vs. Liverpool Sunderland striker Darren Bent will miss tomorrow’s Carling Cup tie against Aston Villa through injury. Bent is suffering from what is described only as a “slight knee injury” but … Continue reading

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Blackburn is Swine-Tastic!

Handsy’s REAL fantasy team All those David Dunn (5.6M) and Christopher Samba (4.9M) owners may not have been worried when their (clearly benched) players weren’t in the squad vs Chelsea this past weekend. But maybe there should be some worrying … Continue reading

Posted in Blackburn, chris samba swine flu, david dunn swine flu, do chris samba and david dunn share the same room on away trips?, Fantasy Premier League, gets handsy | 4 Comments

A 95 Yard Bouncer. It’s Soccer-Ball!

SMU Freshman hits 95-yard Soccer Goal @ Yahoo! Video I live in America where soccer is still a second-string sport, but even the most controversial but popular American sports blogs can’t ignore this fluke goal from a college soccer player … Continue reading

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