Posts made in June, 2009

Shit Shot Mungo: Holiday Special Part 4!

Shit Shot Mungo: Holiday Special Part 4!

By on Jun 25, 2009 in Art, Latest, Mungo | 0 comments

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for a little light relief and this week’s Shit Shot Mungo Holiday Special. This week, we’re going behind the scenes with the Heart of Clackmannannshire’s defender Ted Grundies and his unfortunate wife. It’s best not to dwell for too long over what is going on with her right leg, by the way. As ever,...

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The Confederations Cup: Spain 0-2 USA

By on Jun 24, 2009 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Yes, yes, yes. Spain had an off night. It has been a long season and their players may have been tired. And so on. Let’s drop the excuses, here. Spain, the European champions and, if you read the print media in much of Europe, already the World Cup winners a year before the tournament, were beaten by a better team on this extraordinary evening in Bloemfontein....

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Be Prepared For The Worst Football Kit Designs Ever

By on Jun 24, 2009 in Latest, Opinion | 7 comments

Criticism of Newcastle United has long since passed from being some form of sport into being a sadistic ritual, but their new change kit for next season is surely worthy of some comment. The two-tone yellow striped number from Adidas has already been described as “custard and cream with yellow shorts” (When Saturday Comes), “the worst football...

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ESPN Gets The Premier League – Confusion Reigns

By on Jun 23, 2009 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 1 comment

After a weekend of bidding, and to absolutely no-one’s surprise, the television packages for Premier League football which had been by Setanta have been purchased by the American-owned sports company ESPN. The Premier League had been in something of a hurry to get Setanta out of the way, to the extent that it is rumoured to have recently been lobbying the EU...

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