The next four months are going to be very important for Liverpool, and the gambles carry high stakes. Do they change managers now, at high cost, and risk disruption, or do they keep Benitez on board and hope for the best. It’s stick or twist, and the stakes are very high.
Category: The Ball
The Goalinator is back at Heart of Clackmannannshire, and this means problems for Mungo McCrackas in this week’s “Shit Shot Mungo”. Mungo is relegated to commentating for the local hospital radio station – although it seems as if his career in broadcasting may be cut short.
Chester City continue to lurch from crisis to crisis, and the only realistic action left for the club’s supporters is to boycott the club and form a new one. How much help can they expect from anyone else, though, and can Chester City be evicted from The Deva Stadium.
Coventry City vs Portsmouth in an FA Cup Third Round Replay tonight, live and exclusive on ITV4 – the full lethargy of the cup brought into sharp focus on a bitter night in the Midlands.
This week’s Video Of The Week goes back, as we are wont to do, to the late 1970s, but this isn’t any old match. It’s the match Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion from the 30th of December 1979.
An icon of American football made his Premier League debut at The Emirates Stadium, and Landon Donovan’s performance gave every indication that he will be a significant acquisition for Everton in the second half of what has, for them, so far been a disappointing season.
Sacha Gaydamak has been giving his side of the story as Portsmouth sink deeper and deeper into the mire, but how reliable are his recollections? Mark Murphy has a look at what he has been saying.
The tragedy of the Togo team at the African Cup of Nations has inspired a mountain of nonsense in the European press. There are, however, serious questions that need to be asked about why matches were scheduled to be played in the Angolan region of Cibanda.
The cold air that is whistling through football isn’t solely as a result of the recent wintry weather. HMRC are on the move, and their aim is to recoup taxpayers’ money from football clubs that haven’t been paying their bills.
Owen Coyle has been receiving plaudits all season. He has refused to break the bank at Burnley and kept his faith in many of the journeymen that got the club into the Premier League. Then, though, he went and blew it, and another little piece of the romance of football died on the inside.
There’s high excitement at Twohundredpercent Towers tonight as this week’s “Shit Shot Mungo” features the triumphant return of that Japanese goal-scoring machine (literally), The Goalinator. And this time, as manager Gary Burns finds out about the full power of The Goalinator to his cost.
During the summer, Southampton came quite close to tkaing a sponsor’s name. As Neil Cotton reports, the relationship between company patronage and football isn’t as simple as saying “companies bad, tradition good”, but where should we draw the line in the sand?