Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sir Alex Ferguson Got it Wrong: Weekend Review

A recap of an eventful weekend across the Premier League… Sir Alex Ferguson is wrong. Plain wrong. Wayne Rooney elbowed Wigan’s James McCarthy in the head but the United boss jumped to his striker’s defense. Deplorable. Illogical. Plain wrong. Rooney … Continue reading

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Funny Feeling Friday: Thomas Hitzlsperger

27 gameweeks gone. 0 goals. 0 assists. 0 minutes played. Yup, that’s the line for former German international and current West Ham midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger. But the German CM was the team’s best player in the pre-season – when the … Continue reading

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Premier League Gameweek 28 Fantasy Preview

Let’s get right to it. A difficult week for fantasy managers with injuries, suspensions, and more, but here is your Fantasy Premier League preview… I. Manchester United @ Chelsea: The tastiest tie of the gameweek comes at Stamford Bridge where … Continue reading

Posted in Arsenal, Chelsea, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Frank Lampard, Liverpool, Manchester United | Tagged begovic fantasy, berbatov, chelsea vs manchester united, daniel agger, darren bent, demba ba fantasy premier league, fantasy premier league blog, nani, rooney, stamford bridge, tevez is the man | 2 Comments

The Berbatov / Rooney Debate

So raise your glass if you are wrong. (Editor’s Note: Just raised my glass.) I transferred in Wayne Rooney to my Fantasy Premier League team with my wildcard in gameweek 24. Rooney proceeded to score 11 points in that double … Continue reading

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A Fantasy Premier League Manager’s Nightmare: This Weekend

A quick look ahead to this weekend – Gameweek 28 – for Fantasy Premier League managers. Some very important news and notes relating to some of the game’s most popular players as many Fantasy Premier League managers could be struggling … Continue reading

Posted in Chelsea, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Manchester United | Tagged arteta returns to glory pause not, cahill injury, fantasy epl transfers, fantasy premier league double gameweek, fantasy premier league managers, fantasy premier league wildcard | 9 Comments

Robin van Persie Hamstring Injury: Major blow for Fantasy Managers

The Premier League’s most in-form player, Robin van Persie, has suffered a hamstring injury. Surprise, surprise. It was only a matter of time before the fragile Dutchman missed time due to an injury. This one is just being describe as … Continue reading

Posted in Arsenal, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog | Tagged arsenal injuries, arsenal stoke, fantasy premier league captain, rvp hamstring, van persie injured | 13 Comments

Butt’s Brain: Tuesday

A bit of what’s going on in Butt’s Brain today: Is this the future of the England National team? [Football Manager Stories] West Ham’s best player in pre-season, Thomas Hitzlsperger finally made his debut last night after 6 months out, … Continue reading

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The FA Cup: Radio 5 Live, Mike Parry, and Robbie Savage

A quick recap of the FA Cup weekend as well as a commentary on British journalist Mike Parry, who teamed up with Robbie Savage to present this weekend’s BBC 606 Football Phone-In. On the pitch, Chelsea lost to Everton and … Continue reading

Posted in Chelsea, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Manchester United | Tagged 606 mike parry, bbc football phone in, FA Cup romance, mike parry 5 live, mike parry and robbie savage, mike parry FA Cup seedings, parry fa cup seedings, robbie savage meritocracy | 9 Comments

Leighton Baines and Ashley Cole Knock Chelsea out of FA Cup

Leighton Baines scored a 120th minute free kick today that shocked Chelsea into penalties (after Lampard had given the home team a 1-0 lead) and gave Everton an eventual victory in the 4th Round FA Cup replay. Ashley Cole is … Continue reading

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Shopping Trolley & A Scottish Legend w/o Front Teeth

Haradona enlightens us with ‘Jaws’ Joe – the name which made more headlines than the on-field players after the first round of UEFA CL R16 matches Continue reading

Posted in Arsenal, Chelsea, Fantasy Premier League, Manchester United | Tagged AC Milan, arsenal, barcelona, champions league, gattuso, jaws joe jordan, joe jordan, joe jordan front teeth, joe jordan scottish legend, messi | 2 Comments