Monthly Archives: November 2009

Twitter… Join Us in the Footie Conversation

I’m not as funny as Shaq, but I’m not as stupid either Just a heads-up to some of our readers about our Twitter account. We’ve been in and out of activity for the better part of a year now, but … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Monday

He may only play every other game because of his lingering knee problem but Butt Buddy Jimmy Bullard is one superb set piece taker, and quite a character. Watch this whole clip to see him pulling off his best Phil … Continue reading

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Arsenal Fail to Win Trophy Again: RVP Out 5 Months

Arsenal’s Dutch forward Robin van Persie has been ruled out of action for 5 months following a scan on his injured ankle which has revealed the need for reconstructive surgery. RVP was in the form of his career – and … Continue reading

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Funny Feeling Friday: Guille Franco

Sweet shadow He’s owned by less than 1% of Fantasy Premier League managers, and may be an unknown to most – but not me. My Sunday League team here in the US is comprised of approximately 18 Mexican Americans (out … Continue reading

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Premier League Gameweek 14 Fantasy Preview

Mission impossible at Portsmouth? Avram Grant takes over It’s a holiday here in the US, so this weekend preview will be short but sweet. But here are the key players and matchups to look out for this weekend in the … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Wednesday

I guess I’ll actually have to start paying attention to this competition too Looks like the swine flu will be in Europe longer than Liverpool will be. Fiorentina beat Lyon last night, knocking Liverpool out of the Champions League before … Continue reading

Posted in Armand Traore, arsene wenger loves kids, champions league, david dunn, gary megson sack bolton, kieran gibbs, liverpool europa league draw, paul hart sack portsmouth, Roy Hodgson | 2 Comments

Breaking News: Paul Hart Out at Pompey, Avram Grant In?

Update: Portsmouth have distanced themselves from speculation that Avram Grant will take over for Hart. Portsmouth manager Paul Hart has left the club with immediate effect. He seemed like a nice enough guy, but he just wasn’t a results guy. … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Tuesday

May you suffer a career ending injury, Amr Zaki So here’s a bit of what’s been going on in Butt’s Brain these past few days: In case you missed it, Roy Keane’s mobile phone rant is classic [Unprofessional Foul] They … Continue reading

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How Not to Strike a Penalty

Bradford’s Gareth Evans strikes a fan on Saturday, not the back of the netI’m always amazed at the number of penalty misses we see on the professional level, week in and week out. Last night for example, US star Landon … Continue reading

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Darren Bent Needs a Horse Placenta Massage

Bent’s hamstring needs some horse placenta treatment Jermain Defoe was able to overshadow his in-form England colleague Darren Bent this weekend with a slick 5 goals against Wigan – surely further denting the Sunderland striker’s chances of landing a World … Continue reading

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