Category Archives: Personal

A couple of links to articles elsewhere

Just a couple of recent articles that have appeared elsewhere in recent days as (unfortunately) I haven’t posted on here in a while. Backpage Football The changing face of Frank Lampard Swansea and Laudrup hoping for the best of de Guzman Total … Continue reading

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French Revolution set to entice Beckham – But will he fit at PSG or be mere window dressing?

Former England skipper David Beckham is looking increasingly likely to leave LA Galaxy when his contract with the MLS club expires at the end of December, with the megabucks on offer at the Qatari-owned, French capital club, Paris Saint-Germain, his … Continue reading

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Wolverhampton Wanderers and its Supporters

A simple memo to all those having their say on the current negativity and goings-on at Molineux. Mick McCarthy and his Wolverhampton Wanderers side have come in for dogs abuse recently, some of it maybe justified, the majority perhaps not. … Continue reading

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David Silva – Manchester’s Most Majestic

“For David Silva it is easy to play football. Everything is easy for him” – Roberto Mancini. “The best signing we’ve made” – Carlos Tevez. On reflection, in the 86th minute when Sky Sports commentator Alan Smith awarded the Man … Continue reading

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Arsenal must resolve Robin van Persie contract situation

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that he is not worried that club captain Robin van Persie is in no rush to sign a new contract at the Emirates Stadium. However, quite simply, anyone connected to Arsenal should be. Following … Continue reading

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Andrea Pirlo – Back from the dead

As a footballer, when you’re told that you are too old to play for AC Milan, then it really is time to hang up your boots. After all, the great Milan laboratory is the place that kept Alessandro Costacurta playing … Continue reading

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Why Fabio Capello should give Phil Jones his England head, not centrally, but at right-back

England manager Fabio Capello has revealed that he is willing to give Manchester United’s youngster Phil Jones his senior England bow in tomorrow evening’s match against Montenegro. Nevertheless, my feelings – for what they’re worth – are ones of joy … Continue reading

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What We Learned This Weekend – Week 4

Raul Meireles can be crucial to Chelsea’s trophy ambitions Raul Meireles may have left Liverpool under somewhat of a cloud – handing in a transfer request at the last minute to forego a loyalty bonus so as to force through … Continue reading

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Nasri and Mata deals completed – But how do they fit in at Manchester City and Chelsea?

Manchester City and Chelsea today completed two of the biggest transfer deals in Europe this summer – the Citizens completing the protracted transfer of Arsenal and France midfielder Samir Nasri for £25m, whilst Chelsea have signed the Spanish World Cup … Continue reading

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5 Things we learned from the opening weekend of the Premier League

1. Ashley Young is a Footballer of the Year candidate Ashley Young is a quite outstanding English footballer. Technically very adept, extremely skillful and something which many of his English contemporaries can’t similarly have said about them, mentally adaptable. Whilst … Continue reading

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