Sunday, February 28, 2010

From Web Sites to Books, Arsenal's Andrei Arshavin Is a Comedy Genius.

Andrei Arshavin has many notches on his belt. World famous footballer, author, vice-champion of Russia, and promising Draughts player. But very few people actually know that he is also a comedic genius.

From being not being scared of Arsene Wenger and giving outspoken interviews, often criticizing his own team, Arshavin is not afraid to speak his own mind. He has even written a bizarrely named book, 555 Questions on Women, Money, Politics, Football...

Benzema Is Much Happier At Real Madrid Than Cristiano Ronaldo

For those of you who think Karim Benzema is unhappy warming his ass on the bench at Real Madrid, think again...

For reasons that now seem quite obvious, the French international is enjoying the kind of treatment that Cristiano Ronaldo can only dream about.

Diego Maradona's Jewelry Seized by Italian Police as Palermo Play the Diamond Formation

Diego Maradona's reluctance to pay tax while he played for Napoli in Italy has come back to haunt him. Owing the Italian Revenue some £35million, the Italian government seized all of his jewelry on a recent visit to the country...

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Horrific Injury To Aaron Ramsey Mars Arsenal's Vital EPL Win Over Stoke

Arsenal showed the tough side of their character Saturday as they battled to a 3-1 win over Stoke City in the face of adversity at Britannia Stadium.

Having gone behind, the Gunners also had to deal with the loss of Aaron Ramsey through an horrific leg break, before scoring three unanswered goals for a win that moved them to just three points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea.

Craig Bellamy Inspired Manchester City Run Riot In 4-2 Win Over Suicidal Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

A Craig Bellamy inspired Manchester City team ran riot against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge today as Roberto Mancini's men hammered the nine men Blues 4-1. Jose Mourinho's Inter Milan had shown that the Blues were beatable midweek, but City just ripped them apart...

The Pensioners contributed to their own downfall as much as City's good play, making school boy errors that were beyond belief, as well as two players getting sent off for the most ridiculous of challenges.

Blackburn's Big Sam Taunts Liverpool and Rafael Benitez -You're The New Bolton!

Never a pair to let sleeping dogs lie, Big Sam Allardyce has moved to provoke Rafael Benitez and Liverpool fans everywhere, by claiming that the Spaniard has destroyed the club and has turned them into a modern version of Bolton!

Burnley's Clarke Carlisle Almost Gets "Aroused" on Countdown

"That Rachel Riley, she's an attractive host," he says. "When I went on the programme I have to admit I got "aroused." Which I was quite pleased about as I'd not got a seven-letter word before."

This week Burnley's Clark Carlisle didn't manage to get aroused, but he did get smaller. And he got dossier and revels.

Storm In a T-Shirt. "Anyone But England" T-Shirts Sell Out After Racism Row...

It would seem that the infamous "Anyone But England" T-shirts have caused a bit of a storm up in Scotland. Police were forced to investigate the shop selling them after receiving a complaint because someone felt the t-shirts were racist...

Friday, February 26, 2010

Spurs' Plans for Everton Hit as Mystery Virus Sweeps Through Club...Again

Lightning—or diarrhoea, depending on your point of view—has struck for the second time at White Hart Lane. With Tottenham Hotspur entertaining Everton in a massive game this weekend, the whole first team squad has been hit by another mystery virus...

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Harry Redknapp and Spurs To Swoop For African Wondekid Emmanuel Mbola

Harry Redknapp and Tottenham Hotspur seem to have fought off the challenge from some of Europe's biggest clubs to sign 16-year-old Emmanuel Mbola for £1million from Armenian Premier League Champions, Pyunik Yerevan.
The youngster moved to Armenia from Zambia team Mining Rangers when he was only 15. He was instrumental in Pyunik, the second biggest team in Armenia, winning the league title last season, where he played over 30 games at left full for the champions, before representing the side in the preliminary rounds of the Champions League.

Monday, February 22, 2010

EPL Team of the Week: Everton Stuffs United and Roman Conquers the Latics

Week 27 of the English Premier League season was proof that the title race, or any other race for that matter, are anything but foregone conclusions. A Landon Donovan-inspired Everton took Manchester United apart, while Manchester City and Liverpool played out one of the worst games this season, and Chelsea won their first away match for what seemed like an age.
Another week over as we move closer to the zenith of this season, and there were more twists and turns than a Curly Wurly, which is a very nice choclate bar I might add...

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Landon Donovan-Inspired Everton Exposes Manchester United's Soft Underbelly

After David Beckham and AC Milan came close to beating the Red Devils on Tuesday, Everton picked up where the Italian outfit left off and cruelly exposed all that is bad about this current Manchester United team.

The 3-1 defeat at Goodison means that United are now four points adrift of Chelsea with 11 games remaining. It puts the Pensioners firmly in the driving seat with the Red Devils now requiring snookers to catch the Blues.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Jimmy Bullard Could Return for Hull City in Relegation Clash with the Hammers

The little magician that is Jimmy Bullard is set to make a sensational return for Hull City as they travel to Upton Park and West Ham for what is bound to be a real relegation six pointer.

With dodgy dealing Portsmouth all but relegated, they should be deducted nine points on Mar. 1 and placed into administration, the significance of this game cannot be underestimated.

Both Hull and West Ham sit only one point above the dreaded drop zone with only goal difference separating the two sides.

The difference, however, could be their walking wounded returning to action and no-one can underestimate the importance of Bullard for the Tigers.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Tiger Woods: Analysis of His Statement to the Media

Tiger Woods went public for the first time since his infamous car crash. It was one of the most anticipated press conferences in years.

Here is a brief analysis of the golf star's brief statement. The conference, however, was boycotted by parts of the media who refused to attend because they could not ask questions.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Tiger Woods: A Sneak Preview of the PGA Star's Statement/Press Conference

Tiger Woods will appear Friday in front of the press for the first time since his recently forced sabbatical.

Here is a sneak preview of what he will tell the world's media and of how the situation has affected him.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Arsenal Robbed Against Porto By The Same Referee Who Cheated Ireland In France

The most popular referee in Ireland was back to his old tricks tonight as he robbed Arsenal in their 2-1 defeat to Porto in the Dragao Stadium. First of all he took the ball from Fabianski to set up the quick free before obstructing Sol Campbell as he tried to get goal-side, he also waved away a definite penalty after Tomas Rosicky was taken down...

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Is Nemanja Vidic Engineering a Move Away from Manchester United?

Nemanja Vidic's future at Manchester United has been thrown into doubt yet again after an obviously unhappy Alex Ferguson spoke about the defenders "injury" and his refusal to return to action for the upcoming Champions League match with AC Milan.

Speculation linking the giant Serbian defender with a move to Spain has been doing the rounds since last May, when in the run up to the Champions League Final, Barcelona made it known that they coveted the player . Since then, Real Madrid have also made advances to the player, whose wife has been quoted as hating life in "dull and grey" Manchester.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Big Four Monopoly To End? English Premier League Clubs To Vote On Proposed Champions League Playoffs in April

The monopoly that Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United, and Chelsea have enjoyed for the last ten years looks set to end. The Premier League are considering the introduction of a playoff for the last Champions League place, meaning a team as low as 7th could play in Europe's foremost trophy...

Friday, February 12, 2010

The Question Nobody Asked: Is Harry Redknapp a Jinx? Every Club He Has Ever Managed Goes Into Administration

Harry Redknapp is one of the most likable managers in football, and like it or not, he is the top English manager in the game today. However, one stat links them all. At one stage or another they have all gone into administration. Bad news for Spurs?

As a manager, Redknapp is one of the few guys to have reached 1,000 games in the job. Over his vast management career, 27 years, he has managed five clubs...

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Who Will Win The EPL? Analysis of Every Remaining Fixture For Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United

Is the title race back on for Arsenal? Do Chelsea have the bottle to hold on to first? Is Manchester United's ominous form an indicator of where they'll eventually finish? Here we look at the three pretenders remaining fixtures.

Wednesday's midweek English Premier League matches produced the biggest set of shocks in a long time. From title chasing teams to relegation fodder to the battle for fourth, there was all kinds of results that left football experts scratching their heads and reaching for calculators...

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Spanish Radio Station Claims Arsenal Have Agreed A Deal To Sell Fabregas To Barcelona

The news that every Arsenal fan is dreading may have moved a step closer today. The largest radio station in Spain, Cadena SER, have claimed that the deal to bring Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona in June is a done deal but that a price has yet to be agreed.

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"There is a firm agreement between Barca and Cesc Fabregas even if it is only verbal," the Spanish station reported without citing its sources.

"Several meetings have taken place and, following those meetings, Cesc told Barca that he wanted to rejoin them from next season,"

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Euro 2012 Qualifiers Draw: Analyis and Predictions for Every Group

The draw for the qualifying section of Euro 2012 was made this morning and it threw up a few tough groups that the likes of England, Holland, Germany, and France should negotiate but will find the going difficult.
Fifty-one countries entered the draw, with duel host nations, Poland and Ukraine, waiting for them in the finals.
The groups will be contested across the usual league system on a home-and-away basis, with all matches scheduled between September 2010 and October 2011.

Super Bowl XLIV: Heart Says New Orleans Saints, Head Says Indianapolis Colts

Make no mistake about it, Super Bowl XLIV this Sunday has the potential to be an all-time classic. The two best teams in the NFL, led by the two best quarterbacks, in a real David vs. Goliath clash.

I think it's fair to say that no one—outside Indianapolis Colts fans—would begrudge the New Orleans Saints a victory in their first-ever Super Bowl appearance. With Drew Brees pulling the strings, the Saints have have a leader who lives and breathes everything La Nouvelle-OrlĂ©ans on and off the pitch.

Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal: Blues Humble Gunners to Leave EPL a Two Horse Race

Didier Drogba scored twice as Chelsea beat Arsenal 2-0 at Stamford Bridge. The brace takes his tally against the Gunners to 12 goals in 12 games as the Pensioners returned to the top of the league while consigning Arsenal's title challenge to the history books.

Friday, February 5, 2010

We Must Be United: Fabregas - We Can't Win the League: Arshavin

In the run up to this Sunday's crucial clash against Chelsea, Arsenal's captain, Cesc Fabregas, has called for the team to show unity as they strive to get back into the title race, only for Andrei Arshavin to say they can't win the league with him playing as striker.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Owen Hargreaves Finished? United Withdraw Him From Champions League Squad

Owen Hargreaves' hopes of a comeback this season have been dealt a major blow after Sir Alex Ferguson removed him from Manchester United's Champions League squad. It also means that the English international may not make the World Cup.