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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Favourites Friday #5: He’s all brains

Written on March 18, 2011 at 5:31 pm, by

Bit of a video themed Favourites Friday today. Today, which is Friday. The day before the big game tomorrow. No, I’m not talking about Sheffield United v Leeds refereed by that blithering idiot, Mike Jones #1 Balotelli flexes his brain powers and confuses bib. #2 Game played on flooded pitch (water + sewage). Really. No,Continue Reading

Our Favourites – 17/3/11

Written on March 17, 2011 at 5:01 am, by

When Does a Rivalry Go Too Far? Does it ever go too far?, is there limits? or is all fair in love and war?. Schweinsteiger understands why Zidane headbutted Materazzi now Marco Materazzi, up to he’s old tricks?, he seems to be good at pushing buttons. Wolves’ Premier League Gamble Are Wolves more than justContinue Reading

Our Favourites – 16/3/11

Written on March 16, 2011 at 2:04 am, by

Johan Cruyff: ‘The world will admire Ajax again’ Cruyff is a man on a mission, that mission is to restore Ajax to former glory. Gazzetta pulls prank on Milan fans, makes warmups fun Pure brilliance, is the only way this can be described. Eric Abidal To Undergo Surgery On Liver Tumour Sorry to end onContinue Reading

Ready for your predictions tonight

Written on March 15, 2011 at 2:53 pm, by

A very quick reminder that the Champions League prediction league is once again up and running for tonight’s games. It’s the second batch of last 16 2nd leg fixtures. So, get guessing HERE! Ed.

How do you solve a problem like the England captain?

Written on March 14, 2011 at 4:29 pm, by

It was this post from @footballcharlie that got me thinking. How exactly do we solve a problem like the England captain? I’m sure everyone will have a different opinion on this so please obviously leave your thoughts below. I, like Charlie, do not consider it progress in the slightest to have even kept Terry inContinue Reading

Our Favourites – 14/3/11

Written on March 14, 2011 at 4:50 am, by

Rome derby: Totti gets head stomped The Derby della Capitale get’s ugly….again.   M is for Motivation And what better man to motivate Madrid than Mourinho?. Roma 2-0 Lazio: Totti the hero but Pizarro the architect Find out just how Roma took apart rivals Lazio in the Rome Derby.  

Our Favourites – 12/3/11

Written on March 12, 2011 at 6:09 am, by

Sneaky death grip on opponent’s crotch in Copa Libertadores I can’t help thinking that if Match of the Day used sound effects like this, we’d all look on this sort of behaviour in a game a little less seriously. President of French village team suspended for trying to sign Lionel Messi The FFF (French FootballContinue Reading

Favourites Friday #4 – Diving, it’s making a splash

Written on March 11, 2011 at 5:07 pm, by

Over the last few days a relative war of words broke out between @jamiecutteridge and @saadaabjanab. Not a literal war of course and not even a hint of hatred. Purely good bants. It was basically a debate about Tom Daly. In the red corner, you had Jamie arguing that we should “cherish and embrace divingContinue Reading

How do you solve a problem like male linesmen?

Written on March 10, 2011 at 3:15 pm, by

I don’t know if you saw the Spurs v Milan game last night, but one of those assistant referees made three absolutely shocking offside calls. One, you can get away with, but calling three offside that were well onside (one by about 2 or 3 yards) and you’re in ‘match fixing allegation’ zone. So, howContinue Reading

Our Favourites – 10/3/11

Written on March 10, 2011 at 2:31 am, by

Vital Statistics: Spurs Vs AC Milan Spurs are through….see how they did it. 13-year-old Reading fan sues club over replica shirt, wins Chose your heroes wisely….or you could end up in a small claims court. The Strange Case of Bojan Krikic A closer look at Barcelona’s forgotten man.