Posts made in August, 2006

The Shock Of The New

By on Aug 31, 2006 in Latest | 3 comments

I knew this would happen. I bloody knew it. Less than twenty-four hours after I commented that nothing interesting was going to happen as a result of the closing of the transfer window, and two of the strangest transfers of recent years take place. Of course, it will be a delight to see Carlos Tevez and Juan Mascherano in the Premiership, but the rumour mill has...

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By on Aug 30, 2006 in Latest | 1 comment

No midweek matches this week, so I thought I’d take the time to catch up on the last few days’ worth of news. Do try to stay awake at the back. First up, Juventus: The Club That Have No Shame. In the latest episode of their attempt to forever tar the name of one of Europe’s great football clubs, they have offered to not take the FIGC (the Italian...

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Swimming With The Minnows

By on Aug 29, 2006 in Latest | 0 comments

Now, I know that to all of you lot, with your Tottenham Hotspurs and your Birmingham Citys and what have you will probably sneer at this, but I am rather looking forward to Oxford United away in the Nationwide Conference this weekend. The only downer on it is that, due to the England match on Saturday afternoon, it’s been switched to Friday night. This makes...

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That Was The Weekend That Was

By on Aug 28, 2006 in Latest | 1 comment

A mixed weekend, altogether, I guess. Manchester United have scored ten in four matches, but one would hope that they will have stiffer challenges to come than those that they’ve faced so far, whilst Chelsea were poor on Sunday, but were fortunate to be playing a Blackburn team on the crest of a slump. There are also bad signs ahead for Spurs, whose...

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That Was The Week That Was

By on Aug 25, 2006 in Latest | 0 comments

It has been an eventful week. League Cup, Premiership and European football has come and gone, and I’m somewhat mystified at the 2006/2007 football season so far. First up, The Premiership. Manchester United lead it, with maximum points and an ominous eight goals scored. There’s no reason to be too despondent, though – Fulham were wretched against...

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