Archive | October, 2012

Henning Berg – “No manager with any credibility would take Blackburn job”

It has been announced today that Henning Berg has been appointed manager of Blackburn Rovers following the sacking of unpopular former manager, Steve Kean. Whilst Berg is a former player at Ewood Park, the appointment is a strange one when you look at his managerial past. He was sacked from his last post over a […]

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Plan B failed for Sunderland against Middlesbrough

There were other things to do on Tuesday night. As storms lashed the Jersey shore, one of us – celebrating a wedding anniversary – walked like a man to see The Jersey Boys. Reading v Arsenal’s 12-goal thriller was on the telly and West Auckland beat Birtley Town 5-4 in a penalty shootout after sharing […]

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Liverpool captain changes his tune on Everton criticism – but was he right?

Luis Suarez should have had a hattrick on Sunday in the Merseyside derby but his third goal was ruled out by a late and incorrect offside call from the linesman. Before realising the flag had been raised, Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard ran the length of the pitch to celebrate. After the game, he was very […]

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VIDEO: Highlights of Arsenal’s incredible cup win over Reading

R5-7A by fasthighlights-2013 After going 4-0 down, Arsenal managed to pull off an incredible 7-5 victory over Reading to secure their place in the next round of the Capital One Cup.

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If Mata and Mikel didn’t hear Clattenburg insult, which Chelsea player did?

You would have been forgiven for thinking the biggest controversies from Sunday’s game at Stamford Bridge involved the timing of Fernando Torres’ red card and Javier Hernandez’s offside goal, but hours after the final whistle, Chelsea confirmed they had lodged a formal complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg for “inappropriate language” directed at two of their […]

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Super Sandro Superb for Spurs

At Spurs this year was a summer of change, which while not a revolution of Russia in 1917 proportions (though perhaps Villas-Boas is Trotsky to Mourinho’s Lenin) still saw fairly seismic changes at Spurs. There was a change of manager, change of playing style and a big change of personnel. Luka Modric left to sit […]

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VIDEO: Chelsea players do battle on FIFA 13 – Oscar, Piazon, Moses and Blackman

Oscar, Lucas Piazón, Victor Moses and Jamal Blackman battle it out to be FIFA 13 champion.

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What did we learn from Chelsea vs Manchester United?

Torres was shown the wrong card twice Replays showed that there Evans did catch Torres just above the ankle, but it probably didn’t help Torres’s cause that he fell to the floor clutching his knee. If that’s not simulation, wonder what is. However, what Chelsea fans seem to have conveniently missed out is that Torres […]

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When will Sunderland start playing football again?

Martin O’Neill and plenty of Sunderland fans came away from the Britannia Stadium happy with another point in the bag. After all Stoke can be a difficult team to play and apart from last season’s snowy encounter, the Potteries hasn’t been a happy hunting ground for the Black Cats in recent times. Pete Sixsmith’s growing […]

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Chelsea’s complaints about Clattenburg – what does his past tell us?

Chelsea FC have lodged a complaint against referee Mark Clattenburg for using “inappropriate language” against two of their players. Reports claim that Clattenburg called Juan Mata a “Spanish twat” and more shockingly, called John Obi Mikel a “monkey”. With these comments set to be investigated, it’s interesting to see that Clattenburg doesn’t have a blemish […]

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VIDEO: Arsenal players do battle on FIFA

Lukas Podolski, Jack Wilshere, Emmanuel Frimpong and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain do battle on FIFA 13.

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VIDEO: Did Chelsea deserve to go down to nine men?

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STATS: Mata’s hard work and skills for Chelsea vs Van Persie’s impressive goal rate for Manchester United

Chelsea v Man Utd, Sunday 16:00 Chelsea and Manchester United occupy the top two slots in the Premier League this season, and Sunday game already looks like a potential turning point in the title race Despite a disappointing Champions League outing in the week, Chelsea’s Premier League form has been dominant. Last weekend they dispatched […]

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STATS: Lallana’s goal contribution for Southampton vs Sigurdsson’s hard work for Tottenham Hotspur

Southampton v Tottenham, Sunday 15:00 Southampton were swept aside 4-1 by an impressive second half performance from West Ham in their last Premier League game A consolation goal from Adam Lallana wasn’t enough to prevent defeat, and Southampton’s goals conceded column now reads 21 from 8 games Lallana’s first goal of the season came after […]

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STATS: Chelsea vs Manchester United – Form for scoring and winning

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STATS: Liverpool’s Gerrard is best English passer vs impressive Jagielka’s clearances for Everton

Everton v Liverpool, Sunday 13:30 Everton needed a stroke of luck against QPR in their last game to leave with a point, with their equalizing goal coming from a Sylvain Distin header which rebounded off the base of the post and in off QPR keeper Julio Cesar This Merseyside derby will see the top two […]

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Barcelona Homegrown XI

Victor Valdes Born: Barcelona Joined the club: 10-years-old First team appearances: 470 Martin Montoya Born: Barcelona Joined the club: 9-years-old First team appearances: 16 Carlos Puyol Born: Lleida, Catalonia Joined the club: 17-years-old First team appearances: 563 Gerard Pique Born: Barcelona Joined the club: 10-years-old First team appearances: 190 Jordi Alba Born: Barcelona Joined the […]

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STATS: Everton vs Liverpool – Form for scoring and winning

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