Monthly Archives: October 2010

Is Shola Ameobi the new Andy Carroll? No.

Let’s not forget what happened on opening day of the Premier League season this year. Marlon Harewood, the same Marlon Harewood who is 31 years old and has only scored 1 goal since August, bagged a brace. Today, Shola Ameobi … Continue reading

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Funny Feeling Friday: Adebayor

He’s owned by only 1% of fantasy managers, he’s certainly not in form, and he’s barely getting any time on the pitch – so why is Emmanuel Adebayor our Funny Feeling Friday selection this weekend? Why, it’s easy: Carlos Tevez … Continue reading

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Premier League Gameweek 10 Fantasy Preview

The league’s leading goalscorer Carlos Tevez is injured. But will he be back for the West Brom game next weekend? I think so. But don’t cry for me, Argentina, we’ve got a preview to write… We’ll look at I) the … Continue reading

Posted in Arsenal, Chelsea, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Manchester United | Tagged carlos tevez injury, cesc fabregas, fantasy premier league preview | 3 Comments

Gareth Bale vs. Gary Neville: Mismatch of the Century

This could be epic. One of the most lopsided attempts at man marking in history. Just had to write it up briefly in the less than 1% chance that Sir Alex Ferguson actually starts Gary Neville at right back this … Continue reading

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Is Carlos Tevez Really Injured? Probably Not

The Premier League’s leading goalscorer, Carlos Tevez, is set to miss Manchester City’s away game with Wolves this weekend. Tevez limped out of the Arsenal game with a minor thigh / leg injury and will fly home to Argentina to … Continue reading

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Carling Cup: Fantasy Premier League Midweek Studs

Let’s take a look at some of the Fantasy Premier League studs who caught the eye in the Carling Cup over the past 24-48 hours… Blog favorite and former Funny Feeling Friday Victor Obinna helped West Ham to a 3 … Continue reading

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Jose Bosingwa, Revisited

Is he better than Ashley Cole? I wouldn’t go that far, but there are many similarities between the current situation at Arsenal (Samir Nasri vs Cesc Fabregas) and the one brewing at Chelsea: Ashley Cole vs Jose Bosingwa, from a … Continue reading

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Ballon d’Or List: Premier League Doesn’t Have World’s Best

FIFA on Tuesday released a shortlist of 23 players who will contest the inaugural 2010 FIFA Ballon d’Or. The revamped award is a combination of the FIFA World Player of the Year award and the France Football Ballon d’Or trophy which … Continue reading

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NCNB Tips: Lewis McGugan with a Spectacular Goal

Thanks to reader Nacho for sending in this goal. An amazing free kick by Lewis McGugan in Nottingham Forest’s 2 – 0 win over Ipswich on Saturday. Send us more tips like these to nevercaptainnickybutt [at] gmail [dot] com.

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Butt’s Brain: Monday

A bit of what’s going on in Butt’s Brain this morning… I watched the West Ham – Newcastle game live and am still dumbfounded as to why Andy Carroll wasn’t awarded an assist (and 3 fantasy points) for Kevin Nolan’s … Continue reading

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