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Table for Two?

April 22, 2011 by


Slavia Praha number 3 Bassirou Dembele has taken a second job handing out leaflets for restaurants in Wenceslas Square, such is the need for money to send back home to his family in Mali. News broke this week about 21 year-old Dembele’s troubles. I’m sure most people have thought about taking a second job to […]

Rovers Fans Kean to see the back of Steve

April 17, 2011 by


Blackburn Rovers slumped to another defeat yesterday, an uninspiring 2-0 defeat at a depleted Everton. Whilst the result itself was not a surprise, Rovers boss Steve Kean post match press conference was. After just mustering 2 shots on target over 90 minutes, and forcing one corner, Kean said “I don’t think it was a worrying […]

Chelsea didn’t want it anyway..

April 13, 2011 by


Chelsea suffered their annual Champions League heart-ache last night, although by Chelsea standards it wasn’t their usual dramatic exit. No “ghost-goal” from Luis Garcia this time, or a John Terry slip which sent Chelsea packing. We didn’t even have the pleasure of Didier Drogba screaming at the camera after refusing to accept defeat. Last night […]

LeBron James and Liverpool?

April 9, 2011 by


This week saw an unlikely partnership emerge with NBA icon LeBron James acquiring a stake in Liverpool FC. On the surface of the deal it looks like LFC owners (Fenway Sports Group) have given LeBron a piece of Liverpool in return for representing the NBA star, which has angered many Liverpool fans. Why should LeBron […]

Prague Half-Marathon

April 4, 2011 by


I am on my way to recovery after the Prague half-marathon on Saturday. It took me 2hr 38m to run just over 21km, around the city of Prague. The pain I felt during the last 6km was excruciating, I didn’t know whether to walk, run, collapse or cry. I was hoping to clock a time around […]

Houllier or Villian

April 1, 2011 by


Gerard Houllier may be public enemy number one with the Villa fans, but the club must stick with the Frenchman.  Understandably the fans will be frustrated with Villa’s season, especially with the recent 1-0 home defeat to neighbours Wolves. But Houllier couldn’t have picked a tougher time to take over the manager’s job at Villa. He […]