Browsing All Posts published on »January, 2011«

One Step Forward, Three Steps Back?

January 28, 2011 by

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The marquee signing of Luis Suarez should be making me smile, yet being a fan of Liverpool FC is never straight forward. News had surfaced early this morning, that Liverpool had rebuffed Chelsea’s offer of £35m for Fernando Torres. On hearing that, I just shrugged it off.. “Ah, Torres isn’t leaving, we have new owners, […]

A Big Week for Brady

January 23, 2011 by

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The last seven days have been rather eventful for televisions Karen Brady. First off, allegations were made that West Ham vice-chairman Brady had text senior players at West Ham, suggesting they should revolt against manager Avram Grant. The club quickly issued a statement denying these claims, nonetheless its still bad press for the Hammers and Brady. […]

Money, Money, Money

January 19, 2011 by

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Premier League teams are now starting to throw money around like confetti at a wedding. As teams look to push on in the quest for glory, or, in West Ham’s case – save themselves from self destruction. But make no mistake, the transfer window is now well and truly open. Edin Dzeko was the first […]

The Merseyside Derby

January 15, 2011 by

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Tomorrow sees Liverpool host Everton, in what should be an explosive Merseyside Derby, which is of course the biggest Derby in the world! I once heard a scouser say “There are only 3 important Derbies in the world.. The Merseyside Derby, The Epsom Derby and Terence Trent D’Arby”. Much has been made of  Kenny Dalglish’s […]

Arsenal to end 5 year wait?

January 12, 2011 by

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Arsenal are looking to end their 5 year trophy drought, with victory in the League Cup. Heavy favourites in their semi-final against Ipswich – who are fresh from a 7-0 hiding at Stamford Bridge. Arsenal should meet either West Ham or Birmingham in the Final. Arsene Wenger has taken this competition seriously this year, and after the […]

King Kenny Back in the Dugout

January 9, 2011 by

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The inevitable finally happened, and Roy Hodgson was dismissed of his duties at Anfield. The 3-1 hammering at Blackburn proved too much, the final straw for NESV. Kenny Dalglish has been appointed interim boss until the end of the season, a steering job until the summer. In the short term, it should improve results as […]

Blackburn Jokers

January 4, 2011 by

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Blackburn Rovers sunk to an embarrassing new low today, they announced their attempted signing of Brazilian playboy Ronaldinho. The Venky’s group, the company who recently bought Blackburn Rovers are jumping from one disaster to another. First, was their bewildering sacking of Sam Allardyce, which you can understand to a point – the new owners might want their own man […]