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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Our Favourites – 26/4/11

Written on April 26, 2011 at 2:18 am, by

Young man in a wheelchair invades pitch and gets away with it If only all pitch invasions were this interesting.   Spanish team Getafe To Be Renamed ‘Team Dubai’ – New Badge Leaked? If this is genuine, I really feel sorry for the fans.   20 Eredivisie summer movers A great read, mentioning some facesContinue Reading

New series: ‘New blog of the day’

Written on April 18, 2011 at 6:08 pm, by

To be sung in a Harry Hill style, “FootballUnited’s new blog of the daaaaaay” (If you did click that Harry Hill link, my goodness that is an “overambitious cucumber fold-over”) Importantly, this is the start of a new series that I’ll be running. It’s aim will be to draw attention to one new blog that I’veContinue Reading

Our Favourites – 18/4/11

Written on April 17, 2011 at 11:25 pm, by

Bolton fan quits job in Australia to attend FA Cup semifinal I bet he wishes he never…. According to ESPN, Retired Ronaldo having great season with Real ESPN, about as reliable as Sky Sports….. Gone But Not Forgotten – Ninian Park Another look back to grounds ‘Gone but Not Forgotten’, this time we’re in Cardiff,Continue Reading

Smallest man in the world

Written on April 14, 2011 at 5:39 pm, by

After last night’s blunder Heurelho Gomes must feel like the smallest man in the world …  

Our Favourites- 14/4/11

Written on April 14, 2011 at 12:52 am, by

The Ajax Experience. Part Two: Singing sweet songs at the Amsterdam ArenA We featured part one a few weeks ago, here’s the 2nd instalment of an Epic Ajax Adventure!   German Amateur Answers Phone During Game I would love to see this in the premiership, the FA would go mental.   PHOTO BLOG – WHYContinue Reading

Blogging tips: Publishing and Promotion

Written on April 13, 2011 at 6:22 pm, by

This post is the second and last in a two-part ‘Blogging tips’ series. The first part can be found here and covers the editorial aspect of writing and running a quality blog This post, on the other hand, will cover what smaller steps you can take to give yourself a better chance of people seeingContinue Reading

Our Favourites – 10/4/11

Written on April 9, 2011 at 10:04 pm, by

Bergkamp A glance back to the career of the legendary Dennis Bergkamp. Football and Cricket – is there room for both in India? The Real Madrid foundation opens their first Asian academy in the heartland of Indian Football, Calcutta. FA charge West Ham’s Carlton Cole for tweeting. The game really has gone crazy.

Favourites Friday #8: Penalty!

Written on April 8, 2011 at 11:49 am, by

So, I suppose by now we’ve all seen the quality penalty/acrobat that’s floated round the internet this week. It’s brilliant. But. But. But. It’s not that original, is it Joonas Jokinen? Backflip based controversy aside, here are a few more delightful penalties to savour: And this, which is entirely unrelated. But I have a rule, “ifContinue Reading

Our Favourites – 6/4/11

Written on April 5, 2011 at 11:40 pm, by

Dejan Stankovic’s goal against Schalke What an absolute Screamer from the Super Serb. Gone but not forgotten – Roker Park A look back into Sunderland’s past.   Tunisian striker gets lucky The definition of the word Fluke.

Our Favourites – 3/4/11

Written on April 3, 2011 at 1:42 am, by

Zidane faceplants whilst having a kick about with some kids. Even the King has an off day. Messi scores two goals with one shot Meanwhile the ‘Messi’ah continues to defy the laws of nature. Racism in European football Ending things on something a bit more serious, some interesting points raised.