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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Finding our bloggers everywhere!

Written on February 27, 2011 at 8:48 pm, by

Just a little short one from me today and no, it’s not this fella: I couldn’t resist, sorry. Back onto the real news, our very own found his way into the Sunday Telegraph today with a short comment about Sunderland’s poor away loss to Everton. I’m always on the look out for traditional pressContinue Reading

St Pauli call up press officer & other stories

Written on February 24, 2011 at 6:02 pm, by

It sounds a bit like a dream, or a football cartoon story. It’s not though. St Pauli, football’s original punk club, have called up their press officer into the squad for Saturday’s game against Hannover. Hauke Brückner was given an hour’s notice before training due to a shortage of available defenders (four). Unusual, yes. OutContinue Reading

Blogging previews ahead of tonight’s games

Written on February 23, 2011 at 5:28 pm, by

We do, of course, have the final installation of Champions League last 16 first leg games tonight. There’s a repeat of last year’s final between Inter and Bayern Munich, whilst French powerhouse Marseille take on walk-away leaders of the Premier League, Manchester United. As per yesterday, here’s a roundup of the best the blogosphere hasContinue Reading

Superb Champions League Blogging

Written on February 22, 2011 at 7:22 pm, by

Spending today searching for content about tonight’s Champions League teams (Copenhagen/Chelsea & Lyon/Real Madrid) was just another nail in the coffin for traditional news sources. At least for me anyway. Here are some quality articles about tonight’s non-English teams. I’m sure you’re all familiar with the Terry, Ancelotti, Fergie and Giggs by now (Giggs hasn’tContinue Reading

Favourites Friday #3 – Top 10 Worst Football Injuries

Written on February 18, 2011 at 5:56 pm, by

This week’s ‘favourites Friday’ isn’t really a ‘favourites Friday’ at all. It’s more of a Top Ten Tuesday-but-on-a-Friday. Top 10 Worst Football Injuries (I first posted this here, many moons ago – it needed a spruce up) Eduardo: Birmingam v Arsenal Wilfred Bouma, Aston Villa Jacob Olesen – Now plays for Viborg FF Ewald LienenContinue Reading

Prediction League: Your Feedback

Written on February 17, 2011 at 2:10 pm, by

Ok so we’ve had the prediction league up for a week now – spanning 4 Champions League games and 8 teams. We’re a quarter of the way to knowing who the quarter finalists will be, but we’re a full way to knowing that ‘topdog’ is an unstoppable predicting machine! Sitting very pretty at the topContinue Reading

Favourites Friday #2

Written on February 11, 2011 at 8:20 pm, by

Midweek friendly leaves Slovakia embarrassed….by the powerhouse that is…..Luxembourg, yes, really. James Baxter offers he’s thoughts on the game @britskibelasi 5 games that changed the game. @offthepost highlights 5 games that changed the laws of the beautiful game Everyone’s a winner? keeping it topical, as virtually everything sports related in the news today has been aboutContinue Reading

Match fixing allegations raised – entirely false?

Written on February 7, 2011 at 4:44 pm, by

An interesting story has developed regarding the 4-4 draw between Newcastle and Arsenal. For those who somehow missed the game, Arsenal were leading 4-0 after 26mins and Newcastle managed to break record to come back and score 4 goals – with Arsenal down to ten-men for the second half. Stade 2 (A France 2 productionContinue Reading

A brief look at Italy

Written on February 7, 2011 at 1:17 pm, by

Thank you to our newest intern, sub-editor extraordinaire and Italian focused West Ham fan, Italia90, for this sourcing this roundup. Again we’re looking at the delivering you the best football blog content so if you have any of your own recommendations, please do let us know using the form to your right. ———— One particularlyContinue Reading

Favourites Friday #1

Written on February 4, 2011 at 3:27 pm, by

You’re here & this is a moment. Hopefully a big one. From this today and every Friday henceforth I’ll be featuring my favourite articles of the past week. They won’t always be news based and they won’t always be serious. They’ll be here to inject some bant into your Friday afternoons. Join in the ‘FavouriteContinue Reading