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Someone turn the Tap off!

July 30, 2010 by

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The big summer transfer saga involves Arsenals captain Cesc Fabregas and former club Barcelona. Cesc has made no secret of his desire to rejoin his boyhood club at some stage in his career and Mr Wenger understands this, but the antics of Barcelona and their players trying to lure Cesc has boarded on ridicule! First […]

Europa League – Double Edged Sword

July 28, 2010 by

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The Europa League campaign kicks off for Liverpool tomorrow in Macedonia in what could be an 19 game adventure, an exhausting schedule spread across the next 10 months. Of course, Hodgson himself is familiar with the route after taking unfancied Fulham to the Final last season in somewhat heroic fashion, knocking out Juventus, Wolfsburg and […]

A Message From Albert Who?

July 27, 2010 by

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Last week saw Olympiakos sign Anfield misfit Albert Riera for a club record of around 4.2 million, the scenes that greeted Riera when arriving in Greece looked like something out of a Hollywood movie – there was a reported 5000 fans turn up to see their latest signing. Im guessing the greek fans haven’t seen Albert […]

You know things are bad when…

July 20, 2010 by

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Joey Barton has thrown his hat into the ring for another chance with England, the Newcastle midfielder has boasted “He is as good as anyone in this country”. It appears that our friend Joey is having a dig at England midfielders Lampard, Gerrard and Barry for their performances in South Africa. The Newcastle midfielder will […]

LFC and The Rumour Mill

July 19, 2010 by

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Loic Remy, the 23-year-old Frenchman looks set to join Liverpool – much to my delight! Loic has been plying his trade in France with Lyon, Lens and Nice. Loic helped himself to 14 goals in 34 appearances last year with a struggling team, only 4 goals off the top scorer in Ligue 1, Loic has blistering pace and a direct style […]

The Capello Index – are you sure?

July 17, 2010 by

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Fabio Capello caused uproar in South Africa when it emerged he wanted to publish his ratings of the England team after each game, thankfully the FA managed to persuade him to wait until after the tournament has finished. So, the time has come for Fabio to release his ratings on the England team South Africa, […]

Slavia and New Beginnings

July 17, 2010 by

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Yesterday I went to watch Slavia’s first game of the season against local rivals Bohemians Prague 1905. The match had started with some promise as Bohemians scored a well worked goal in the first minute and Slavia soon responded 15 minutes with a tidy goal themselves. We might as well have gone home there and then, the quality […]