Monthly Archive: August 2006

The Shock Of The New 3

The Shock Of The New

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...

Newsround! 1

Newsround!

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:...

Swimming With The Minnows 0

Swimming With The Minnows

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...

That Was The Weekend That Was 1

That Was The Weekend That Was

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...

That Was The Week That Was 0

That Was The Week That Was

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...

A Little Bit Too Keane? 1

A Little Bit Too Keane?

Well, I don’t know about you lot, but I haven’t really stopped chortling yet. Middlesbrough 2-1 Chelsea. There are many issues that I could try to discuss at this point. Are Chelsea just too...

The Italian Job 1

The Italian Job

European Cup, League Cup, Premiership, blah blah blah… There’s only one story that really deserves your attention this evening, and it’s not Niall Quinn’s remarkably candid confession that maybe now was not the right...

The Ex Files 4

The Ex Files

Well done Accrington Stanley, for dumping Nottingham Forest out of the League Cup last night. A little bit of digging and delving has established that the first round of this year’s competition is one-legged,...