Posts made in January, 2010

Match Of The Midweek: Manchester City 2-1 Manchester United

Match Of The Midweek: Manchester City 2-1 Manchester United

By on Jan 19, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

Manchester City against Manchester United in the semi-finals of the League Cup. A small bead of drool must have formed in the corner of Brian Mawhinney’s mouth when the draw was made. There are so many threads to tie together with this match that it is almost impossible to keep track of them all. Matches between the two clubs carry a narrative of its own that...

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Woz It The Sun Wot Won West Ham For Sullivan & Gold?

Woz It The Sun Wot Won West Ham For Sullivan & Gold?

By on Jan 19, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

You’ve heard the phrase: “Another day, another Sun article telling us that David Gold and David Sullivan have emerged as firm favourites to take over West Ham”. But… what’s that? The Telegraph assures us that Tony Fernandes, “a committed, driven owner who has exciting plans for the club’s future, has emerged as clear favourite to take over West Ham”? And...

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The Last Time That Manchester City Made A Cup Semi-Final…

The Last Time That Manchester City Made A Cup Semi-Final…

By on Jan 19, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

History, it has been said many times, is written by the victors. It’s a thought that may pass through the heads of some older Manchester City supporters during their League Cup semi-final against Manchester United at The City of Manchester Stadium this evening. It is a scarcely believable twenty-nine years since the blue half of Manchester made so much as the...

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Newry City vs Larne: Match Abandoned – Player’s Head Kicked Off

Newry City vs Larne: Match Abandoned – Player’s Head Kicked Off

By on Jan 18, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

Cup matches are often prone to getting a little over-heated, but last weekend in Northern Ireland an Irish Cup Fifth Round match between Newry City and Larne was abandoned with eight minutes to play when a fight broke out between the two teams. Newry were leading at the time, but both teams face the likelihood of being thrown out of the competition. The incident...

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Match Of The Week: Colchester United 0-5 Norwich City

Match Of The Week: Colchester United 0-5 Norwich City

By on Jan 17, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

The opening day of the season must feel like a long time ago now for supporters of Colchester United Football Club. Back in August, they started their League One season in style with a 7-1 win at Carrow Road against a Norwich City team that was playing its first match outside of the top two divisions in almost fifty years. It was a result that sent tremors through...

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