Posts Tagged "Sunderland"

Steve Bruce “Wins” The Premier League’s Managerial Sack Race

By on Dec 1, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

As one wag put it on Twitter last night, “Steve Kean is so incompetent that he can’t even win the sack race”. It was, however, another Steve who did manage to stumble over this unwanted finishing line ahead of the perpetually embattled Blackburn Rovers manager. Steve Bruce became the first Premier League manager to lose his job for this season...

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Match Of The Week: Norwich City 2-1 Sunderland

By on Sep 26, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

What a difference a couple of weeks can make. Fifteen days ago, there was a tangible feeling of gloom around Carrow Road as Norwich City lost by a single goal to a West Bromwich Albion team which had hitherto hardly been setting the Premier League itself. This, we might have rationalise, was exactly the sort of match that Paul Lambert’s team needed to be...

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Friday Picture: I Got Stripes

Friday Picture: I Got Stripes

By on May 13, 2011 in Art, English League Football, History | 0 comments

Tomorrow, as you probably know, is the FA Cup Final between Manchester City and Stoke City. Editorial discretion prevents Dotmund from saying who he will be supporting. However, historical facts are indiscreet things indeed and as your correspondent has discovered, the shirt on your back may prove to be the very thing keeping you from your ambitions. Click for...

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Generous George And Other Acts Of Random Football Kindness

By on Feb 27, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

It sounds like a plotline one of those football films – the non-league minnows, who are playing for free, have their coach trip for a huge away trip to the other side of the country paid for by a generous stranger. But that is just what happened to Redditch United this week. Generous stranger, and massive Blyth Spartans fan, George Robson was the one behind the...

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