Monthly Archives: June 2011

Samir Nasri: Future in Limbo as Arsenal Wait…

We spoke about Cesc Fabregas just last week and the value (or lack thereof?) he has in an Arsenal shirt to Arsene Wenger’s title challenge, but what about Samir Nasri? Nasri was absolutely magical in the first half of last … Continue reading

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Goal of the Summer: Giovani dos Santos Golazo

    Sure we are three days late but this goal is worth the posting nonetheless. Is it the goal of the summer? Have you seen a better play? It’s Tottenham’s youngster Gio dos Santos – the Mexican of Brazilian … Continue reading

Posted in Fantasy Premier League, fantasy premier league blog | Tagged gio dos santos golazo, gio dos santos gold cup, giovani dos santos wonder goal, gold cup, gold cup final, mexico 4-2, usa mexico | 2 Comments

Cesc Fabregas: Leaving Arsenal? No Worries for Wenger

Arsenal’s Captain Cesc Fabregas looks like he could be out the door this summer, and depending on the price-tag Barcelona or AC Milan can offer, the 24-year-old could see his time in London come to an end within the next … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Friday

  Canada’s U-17 ‘keeper scores to equalize in the 90th minute against England Ashley Young- Slippery snip or expensive bench warmer? [A Football Report] Fantasy Premier League bargain stud Jamie O’Hara signs for Wolves [FPL Blog] And another mid-priced set … Continue reading

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USA to face Mexico in Premier League Inspired Gold Cup Finale

Premier League stars Chicharito and Clint Dempsey both scored again yesterday in the semi-finals to set up a USA vs Mexico final this Saturday evening at the Rose Bowl. Amazingly Freddy Adu featured for the US Men, and 8 years … Continue reading

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Mini-Mourinho Andre Villas-Boas to Chelsea (Not Hiddink)

According to reports, Porto’s manager Andre Villas-Boas has resigned, and will ultimately take over the job at Stamford Bridge in the next few days. Villas-Boas led Porto to the domestic double and Europa League success last season. And he also … Continue reading

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Dempsey and Chicharito On Course for Gold Cup Final

Premier League stars Clint Dempsey (Fulham) and Javier Hernandez (Manchester United) both scored close-range goals this weekend in the Gold Cup as the United States and Mexico both advanced to the Gold Cup semi-finals. Mexico will take on Honduras while … Continue reading

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Modric on the Move

The biggest transfer of the summer is unfolding right before our eyes as Chelsea (amongst other Premier League teams) swoop in like vultures around Tottenham’s creative central midfield dynamo Luka Modric. Will the Blues land their man or will Modric … Continue reading

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Abramovich Does What He Wants: Officiates Drogba Wedding

Amazing story coming out of Moncao yesterday if it’s true – Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich actually officiated Didier Drogba’s wedding. The Russian billionaire married Drogba and his long time partner Lalla Diakite while Sol Kalou and Florent Malouda served as … Continue reading

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Butt’s Brain: Friday

Footie news from around the web for you to consume and enjoy… By now you know that West Ham mean business as they signed Newcastle’s Captain Kevin Nolan and brought him to the Championship [BBC] Arsenal are closing in on … Continue reading

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