Posts made in May, 2010

Was The Bernabéu’s DJ On Loan From Carrow Road?

Was The Bernabéu’s DJ On Loan From Carrow Road?

By on May 23, 2010 in English League Football, European Club Football, Latest | 4 comments

The Champions League on a Saturday night may have been a great leap forward in securing football’s place in the light entertainment schedule, but, writes William Abbs, watching viewers from Norwich may have been wondering why Bayern Munich were using one of their songs when they scored their goals. Norwich City, one of the country’s best-supported provincial...

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The Manchester United War Of Words

The Manchester United War Of Words

By on May 22, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 3 comments

Never has a football club’s “official wine partner” seemed so important. And while you’re pondering the concept of a football club having a wine partner at all (what next, “prawn sandwich partner”?), I shall explain. Like Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United goals, before he had to score most of them himself, articles about the latest Manchester United takeover battle...

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How Ben Foster Highlights The Farce Of The Loan System

How Ben Foster Highlights The Farce Of The Loan System

By on May 22, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 11 comments

Ben Foster has made news today by becoming the first player to openly criticise the Manchester United fans’ Green and Gold campaign to oust the Glazer family. However, something more surprising struck me in the Daily Telegraph’s report. Ben Foster is 27 years old. Who else realised that? Seemingly seen as one of the young pretenders to the England goalkeeper role,...

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Watford Football Club: Safe, For 364 Days

Watford Football Club: Safe, For 364 Days

By on May 21, 2010 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 4 comments

While much focus has been on the foot of the Premier League, with the continuing financial travails of relegated Hull and Portsmouth and damn-near relegated West Ham, the foot of the Championship has seen its own three-horse mini-race to financial oblivion. Damn-near relegated Crystal Palace remain favourites, despite a late run from relegated Sheffield Wednesday...

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World Cup Preview: Group F

World Cup Preview: Group F

By on May 21, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

The 2010 World Cup kicks off in just three weeks time, so by this point the majority of football fans everywhere are only using products made by official tournament sponsors and eating impala for breakfast.  Our intrepid Wikipedia monkey Dotmund has once again put his vuvuzela aside for just long enough to take a look at another of this summer’s groups.  Today...

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