Monthly Archives: December 2009

[Happy] New Year, But Not for Frimpong

Happy New Year to all the blog readers. Without getting preachy, let’s remember how lucky we are as we enter this New Year. Eric Frimpong isn’t as lucky. If you have a few free minutes, everyone should read this story. … Continue reading

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Wellington Silva to Arsenal: One for 2014

2010 is just about here, but this news is so forward looking, we should probably just leave it in the archives and bring it back up in 2013 or 2014. Arsene Wenger has stuck to his youth policy by signing … Continue reading

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Cross Your Fingers for FSC

As some of you living in the United States are already well aware, Time Warner customers are in danger of losing FOX- at least temporarily. The two companies are in bitter negotiations, and normally – I could care less – … Continue reading

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Toby Out at Bolton, Holly Flax to Replace Him?

Since Gary Megson works in HR, did he break the news to himself? Only a few months ago, Bolton were putting together a nice run of form under Toby Flenderson look-alike Gary Megson, but after a miserable 2-2 home draw … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Bonus Points

What’s in Butt’s Brain today… The Aston Villa – Liverpool game was fun to watch with the heavy snowfall at Villa Park… Big flurries coming down on the likes of Benayoun (Israel) and Lucas (Brazil) – players who probably have … Continue reading

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Transfer Window Tuesday: It’s Almost January…

In form Bellamy will stay at Manchester City As we mentioned a few weeks ago, last January in the Premier League we were treated to a handful of major transfers. I mean, some massive, massive moves: Arshavin, Heskey, Given, Beattie, … Continue reading

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NCNB Lands on the iPhone

Merry Christmas. Happy New Year. I’m very proud to announce that Never Captain Nicky Butt has landed on the iPhone. The hit iPhone app Fantasy Football Manager has just been updated and is live for download on the App Store … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Tuesday

A bit of Butt’s Brain… Congratulations to Kevin and Cory – the two winners of our Boxing Day Premier League Contest. These two guys will be receiving some Soccer Pro packs by Zuku (pictured above) for their brilliant predictions [Zuku] … Continue reading

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Oliver Kahn FAIL: From the Holiday Archives

Blogger One-One-Eight is a huge Germany supporter, so it makes me happy when we can dig through the archives to find some embarrassing Oliver Kahn related clips.All in good holiday spirit of course, this one comes from former Bolton Wanderers … Continue reading

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Premier League Gameweek 20 Fantasy Preview

The Fantasy Stuff Legends Are Made Of For brevity’s sake, I’m going to skip the game previews and discuss Studs and Duds as well as a predicted Gameweek 20 Best Eleven… It’s that “in between” period in the holiday season, … Continue reading

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