Monthly Archives: May 2011

Weekly Rewind: Lionel Messi

  Forget the “six degrees” of FIFA politics. Get your mind back on the pitch. Sure, we are going through Premier League withdrawal. Yup, we miss the Champions League. The season is over (just barely) but we still have plenty … Continue reading

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Barcelona and Swansea: A Weekend of Winners

Corruption and bribery at FIFA – that’s nothing new – and it has threatened to ruin a weekend of football that was truly anything but corrupt. First, Barcelona downed Manchester United 3-1 at Wembley as Messi and company were just … Continue reading

Posted in Fantasy Premier League, Manchester United | Tagged barcelona manchester united champions league final, FIFA email corruption scandal, norwich promoted, qpr promoted, scott sinclair hat trick, swansea promotion | 1 Comment

Champions League Final Live

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Fantasy Premier League 2010-2011 Team of the Season

Here we go. The “end of the season” summary post. The controversial “Why didn’t you include Joe Hart?” post. Below are my picks for the Fantasy Premier League 2010-2011 Team of the Season. I took a few factors into account, … Continue reading

Posted in Cristiano Ronaldo, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Frank Lampard, Manchester United | Tagged cron, fantasy premier league best eleven, fantasy premier league blog, fantasy premier league captain, fantasy soccer blog, lampard, rvp, SEAMUS coleman, tevez | 7 Comments

2011 Champions League Final: The Importance of Space

  Barcelona are the punters’ favorites but I have a feeling that Manchester United will come into the game well organized, reducing the space between their players defensively, defending well as a team as Rio mentions above “cutting down the … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Thursday

Butt’s Brain is BACK. We are here to give you some interesting and random news and links and keep you up to date for all of your footie-related surfing… Seb Larsson is leaving relegated Birmingham. He’ll surely find a Premier … Continue reading

Posted in Cristiano Ronaldo, fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Manchester United | Tagged 2011 champions league final, champions league final, fulham europa league spot, seb larsson newcastle, seb larsson sunderland, sergio aguero real madrid | Leave a comment

Barcelona vs Manchester United: 2011 Champions League Final

With a combination of current and former players, Manchester United lost to Juventus yesterday 2-1 at Old Trafford in the Gary Neville testimonial. David Beckham flew all the way in from Los Angeles for the event, but it wasn’t enough. … Continue reading

Posted in fantasy epl blog, Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog, Manchester United | Tagged barcelona, champions league final, giggs, guardiola, manchester united, messi, neville testimonial, rooney | 2 Comments

Manchester United Close to Signing new GK David De Gea

From Van der Sar to De Gea. Manchester United sure do love signing goalkeepers with more than one surname. Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that the Premier League Champions are close to signing the Atletico Madrid goalkeeper this summer. De … Continue reading

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Premier League Season Ends: What a Day

A chaotic final day in the Premier League saw Blackpool and Birmingham – Carling Cup winners – relegated. Manchester United beat Blackpool 4-2 and have finished first or second in the last six seasons. Dynasty. Superb. Respect. Chelsea sacked Carlo … Continue reading

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Funny Feeling Friday: Theo Walcott

Arsenal are still fighting for 3rd and have a massive game at Fulham this weekend but don’t count the Gunners out – even without the injured Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri. Arsenal have the best away form in the league, … Continue reading

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