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The Socrates Blogger Survey

Written on November 24, 2011 at 5:03 pm, by

Terry and the guys over at Socrates have put together a survey for football bloggers. It focuses on how you feel about the football blogging scene, how you feel it is impacted by some.of the bigger media players and whether you think it’s ok for bloggers to provide content for free. If journalism and footballContinue 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 …  

I wish I lived in Greece

Written on March 28, 2011 at 3:32 pm, by

Whether or not you’re bothered by England friendlies, qualifiers for international tournaments are, for me, still something I want to tune in for. Perhaps it was foolish of me to assume that our qualifier against Wales was going to be on BBC, without ever actually checking. But I remember a time, not so long ago,Continue Reading

Being England captain is a big deal

Written on March 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm, by

So the Guardian today whittled down the responsibility of being England captain to leading the teams out and calling ‘heads’ or ‘tails’. Maybe, with someone like John Terry with the armband, that’s what it’s come down to. Due to a variety of reasons including, amongst others, complete lack of respect for him from the entireContinue Reading

Who will make up the top 4? [POLL]

Written on March 21, 2011 at 4:07 pm, by

The Premier League is a tight one this year…at both the top and the bottom.

But just who exactly will make up the top 4, and in what order?

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

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

How do you solve a problem like referees?

Written on March 9, 2011 at 6:29 pm, by

This is the first part in my ‘How do you solve a problem like’ series and I figured why not just get it right in the thick of things with a post about referees. I believe we have a problem. Frankly, it’s not going to get any better until something changes. To be clear IContinue Reading

Alex antagonises Ancelotti

Written on March 3, 2011 at 1:45 pm, by

The United, Chelsea, Slur Alex, Martin Atkinson row rages on. And on. And on. Now Slur Alex has stoked the flames yet again by making this video: szólj hozzá: Atkinson vs United Ancelotti correctly responds with a very measured attitude: “We can’t dispute the referee’s decision, he’s kept the game flowing and we’re happy withContinue Reading

Favourite football based videos

Written on March 2, 2011 at 3:53 pm, by

I’ve just been browsing around my ‘favourites’ in YouTube and was reunited with this absolute gem (and possibly my favourite football based video I’ve ever seen): It got me thinking, and I’ll share this on Twitter, perhaps I need to add some more to my favourites…so what are your favourite football based YouTube clips? Stick aContinue Reading