Saturday, 31 May 2008

Friday, 30 May 2008

Bolloxs!!!!!!

I write on another site that aint working at the moment and hasn't done for the last FIVE hours at least.... I use a site to promote this site and that ain't worked for at least FIVE hours as well and I am trying to promote another site using the same.

BOLLOXS
BOLLOXS
BOLLOXS

21st Century technology - WHAT A LOAD OF BOLLOXS!!!

Chelsea's New Manager from a 'Respected Unofficial' Source


Its Mark Hughes

Thursday, 29 May 2008

Battle to Become Chelsea Manager


Reports from Italy say that Chelsea have made an offer to AC Milan's manager Carlo Ancelotti and the Portuguese FA say that 'BIG Phil Scolari is also in the frame to take over at Stamford Bridge.



Meanwhile back at Stamford Bridge, Henk Tenk Cate was sacked by Chelsea this morning.


Wednesday, 28 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to Euro 2008: Austria and Switzerland




Euro 2008 is being jointly hosted by Austria and Switzerland and the tournament kicks-off on Saturday 7th June when Switzerland play Czech Republic in Basel.
Austria kick off their tournament on Sunday 8th June when they take on Croatia in Vienna.
Switzerland's remaining group fixtures are against Turkey in Basel, 11th June and Portugal in Basel, 15th June.
Austria's remaining group fixtures are against Poland in Vienna, 12th June and Germany in Vienna, 16th June.
This blog will endeavour to bring you all the latest news, scores, scorers, results round-up everyday once the tournament kicks-off in just over a week's time.

SO.........

Mancini has left Inter. Jose is 'still out' of a job. Chelsea still do not have a manager and Mark Hughes and 'Big' Phil Scolari are added to the list of possibles!!!!!

Tuesday, 27 May 2008

England v USA Friendly



Chelsea captain John Terry has been given the chance by new England coach Fabio Capello, to captain England in Wednesday night's friendly against the U.S.A at Wembley.



The game kicks-off 8pm (BST).

Monday, 26 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to Euro 2008

Now that the weekend of Football Leaque play-offs is over - Congratulations to Hull City, Doncaster Rovers and finally Stockport County for winning promotion, attention can now turn to the European Championships which kick-off in Austria and Switzerland on Saturday 7th June 2008.

Bookmark now for your complete guide to Euro 2008.

Every game will be covered and there will be LIVE coverage in the comments section.

SO BOOKMARK NOW!!

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Rochdale v Stockport County



It is a right wet dreary day in London (AGAIN) and the weather is really pissing me off, but we have the final play-off game for promotion to look forward to in North London this afternoon.
Rochdale and Stockport County go head to head for the right to play League One football next season.
Stockport start favourites this afternoon as they have beaten the men from Spotland twice already this season in League Two.
But you know what happened to Goliath?
As usual, score updates will appear in the comments section at regular five minute intervals, unless something happens in between!

Sunday, 25 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Doncaster Rovers v Leeds United



It is the turn of League One to take centre-stage at Wembley this afternoon as Doncaster Rovers take on Leeds United in the Yorkshire Derby, the first of two 'derbies' this holiday weekend.
For the both these teams to reach this afternoon's play-off is quite remarkable. Leeds started the season with -15 points and a few years ago, Doncaster were playing their football outside of the Football League pyramid.
The game kicks-off at 3pm and expect Wembley to be packed to the rafters.
As usual there will be updates in the comments section at regular five minute intervals, unless of course something happens in between.



The Worst Kept Secret in Football


Avram Grant SACKED!!

Saturday, 24 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Bristol City v Hull City


Its play-off weekend and the first game to be played is THE £60M Championship decider play-off between Bristol City and Hull City at Wembley this afternoon. The game kicks-off at 3pm.
Just imagine £60m at stake. £60m smackeroos for a season of Football in the Premiership, with WBA and Stoke City already there, City and City will be looking to join them.
I reckon this game is to close to call and I think we are looking at extra-time and penalties.
Come back at 3pm (BST) for all the scores and scorers on what will be exciting afternoon.
As usual, updates will be in five minute intervals, unless something happens in between!!


Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Scum of the Earth: Joey Barton


Jailed for SIX Months for Assault and Affray after smashing a 16 yr old's face to pulp, just after Christmas 2007.

Scum like Barton does not deserve to be in the privilege position that he is in. Wealth, status and loads of money!!!!

In jail he will have nothing and I hope he rots and I hope his club, Newcastle United do the right thing, and sack him!!

Now back to the Champions League.

Sunday, 18 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: The Finals Are Set

After an exciting week of semi-final play-off football, the teams and dates for the Finals at Wembley are set and confirmed.

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SATURDAY 24TH MAY 2008

Championship Play-off Final

BRISTOL CITY v HULL CITY

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SUNDAY 25TH MAY 2008

League One Play-off Final

DONCASTER ROVERS v LEEDS UNITED

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MONDAY 26TH MAY 2008

League Two Play-off Final

STOCKPORT COUNTY v ROCHDALE

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All games kick-off at 3pm.

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Stockport County v Wycombe Wanderers




The last of the semi-final play-offs was settled last night as Stockport beat Wycombe 1-0 (2-1 on agg) at Edgeley Park.
Stockport now meet Rochdale, who had won earlier in the day, at Wembley on Monday 26th May.
The only goal of the game came in the 7th minute when Liam Dickinson ran from the centre-circle before slipping the ball into the net from inside the area to score his 20th goal of the season.

Saturday, 17 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Rochdale v Darlington




Rochdale and Darlington played out an entertaining League Two semi-final 2nd Leg at Spotland this lunchtime with Rochdale winning the game 2-1, after going a goal down.
The 2-1 scoreline wasn't enough to send Rochdale through to Wembley. A further 30 minutes extra-time was played and the tie went to a penalty shoot-out.
Rochdale won the shoot-out 5-4 with the unfortunate Jason Kennedy having his penalty saved by Rochdale's Tommy Lee.
Rochdale will play the winners of Stockport County and Wycombe Wanderers in the Final at Wembley on Monday 26th May.

Friday, 16 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Doncaster Rovers v Southend United


I cannot believe its only a week ago that the first of the play-offs started and now we have come full circle with tonights match at the Keepmoat Stadium, the 2nd leg of the first game featured.
If you wanna a laugh, to continue my complete guide to the Football League Play-offs, I will miss my fav programme on TV tonight... Dancing with the Stars...... yeah yeah I know its Dancing but I have a history of Dance and I AM rather proud of it, although you wouldn't believe it.
To know more, you will have to get to know me better.
Anyway, the first leg at Roots Hall last Friday ended 0-0 and I have a feeling the 2nd leg tonight will be exciting as the rest of the games that I have witnessed and reported on this week.
The winners of tonight's League One semi-final 2nd Leg will play Leeds United next Sunday 25th May at Wembley.
Odds for a Yorkshire derby in London..... anybody?
The game kicks-off at 7.45pm (UK time) and as usual all updates will appear in the comments section at 5 minute intervals (unless anything happens in between).


Thursday, 15 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Carlisle Utd v Leeds Utd



If tonight's game is as half as good of any the matches this season throughout the play-off season, then we should be in for a cracker!!!
I am still scratching my head as to why Leeds and Carlisle have to meet twice in the space of three days, when Doncaster and Southend, Wycombe and Stockport and Rochdale and Darlington have ALL had nearly a week to prepare for their respective 2nd legs.
Anyway Carlisle go into tonight's encounter leading 2-1 from the first leg which was played at Elland Road on Monday night. Dougie Freedman's late late goal has given Leeds half a chance to reach Wembley for the League One play-off final.
The game at Brunton Park kicks-off at 7.45pm and as with all the other games covered so far, scores, scorers and any other news will appear in the comments section. (Updates will appear every five minutes, unless any thing happens in between).

Wednesday, 14 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Hull City v Watford




To coin Sky Sports' Soccer Am programme, City Hull take on Watford in the 2nd leg of the Championship play-offs tonight at the KCS, for the right to meet Bristol City at Wembley on Saturday 24th May.
Bristol City beat Palace last night at Ashton Gate, 2-1 on the night (4-2 on agg). Trundle and McIndoe scored for City, Watson scoring Palace's goal which gave them the lead on the night.
After the two teams met at the weekend Hull City go into tonight's match with a 2-0 lead courtesy of Nick Barmby and Dean Windass goals in the first-half.
The game kicks off at 7.45pm and full updates will appear in the comments section (at regular five minute intervals, unless anything happens in between!!)

Tuesday, 13 May 2008

Bristol City v Crystal Palace: 1st Leg Goals

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Bristol City v Crystal Palace




The first of the 2nd Legs of the Football League play-offs kick off tonight with Bristol City taking on Crystal Palace at Ashton Gate for the right to play either Hull or Watford at Wembley in the Championship play-off final on Saturday 24th May.
The game kicks off at 7.45pm and the latest scores, news and scorers will appear in the comments section.

Monday, 12 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-Offs: Leeds Utd v Carlisle Utd



Its back to League One for the next round of play-offs as Leeds Utd take
on Carlisle Utd at Elland Road, kick off at 7.45pm.
If you didn't know already Leeds lost 15 points at the start of the season
and to get into the play-offs is a massive achievement. Whether they can
sustain their momemtum and get promotion back into the Championship
remains to be seen.


In the latter of part of the season they lost Dennis Wise to Newcastle

United and before that Gus Poyet went back to Tottenham, as Assistant

Coach.

The game kicks-off at 7.45pm and as usual scores and scorers will appear

in the comments section.


Sunday, 11 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Wycombe Wanderers v Stockport County



The 2nd of the League Two semi-final's 1st Leg is underway at Adams Park, Wycombe.
Wycombe are winning 1-0 with about 3 mins left of the first-half.
Furhter updates can be found in the comments section as usual.

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Watford v Hull City


It is the turn of Watford and Hull City to start their journey to the Premiership via the play-offs, this lunchtime at Vicarage Road.
The game kicks off at midday (BST) and there will be updates in the comments section.
The 2nd leg will take place next Wednesday at the Kingston Communication Stadium, kick off 7.45pm.


Saturday, 10 May 2008

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Sunday's Action

2nd Championship Play-off Semi-Final 1st Leg from Vicarage Road



Watford v Hull City kick off 12pm



2nd League Two Play-off Semi-Final 1st Leg from Adams Park



Wycombe Wanderers v Stockport County kick off 6pm

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-offs: Darlington v Rochdale



In the second of the League Two play-off semi-final's 1st leg (Southend Utd drew with Doncaster
afternoon at The Darlington Arena, kick off at 5.35pm (BST).
News of the action and goals will appear in the comments section.

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-Offs: Crystal Palace v Bristol City




This Saturday lunchtime at a sun-drenched Selhurst Park Crystal Palace entertained Bristol City in the 1st leg of the Football League Championship play-off sponsored by Coca-Cola.
Bristol City took the lead in the 52nd minute from a wonderful Louis Carey strike, his first goal in some 500 appearances for Bristol City.
Palace equalised three minutes from time from a Ben Watson penalty after City's goalscoring hero had conceded the spot-kick.
No sooner had the 4th official indicated that there would be five minutes of injury time, City's David Noble from out of the blue struck a wonderful goal to put Bristol City 2-1 up.
Final score from Selhurst Park:
CRYSTAL PALACE 1-2 BRISTOL CITY
The second leg is at Ashton Gate next Tuesday 13th May 2008 kick off 7.45pm

Your Complete Guide to the Football League Play-Offs: Southend Utd v Doncaster Rovers



The first Football League play-off match of the season kicked off last night at Southend Utd's Roots Hall ground.
The result was a 0-0 draw in front of a crowd of over 9,000.
The highlight of the night was the sending off of Doncaster's Paul Heffernan for a headbutt on Southend's Charlie Mulgrew.
The tie is all set for a dramatic conclusion next Friday (16th May) at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Friday, 9 May 2008

Chelsea's Player of the Year 2008


CONGRATULATIONS Joe Cole, voted by the fans, Chelsea's Player of the Year.
Ricardo Carvalho was voted Players Player of the Year.

Thursday, 8 May 2008

Frank on his Toes... Bye bye



After Barca's REAL tonking in Madrid last night, Barca's coach Frank Rijkaard will leave Barca at the end of this season.


His replacement will be Pep Guardiola.


See you at the Bridge... Frank?


Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Real Madrid (La Liga Champions) v Barcelona LIVE from 9m (BST)



I am going to try and get pictures from the telly of Barca performing the 'Guard of Honour.'
Updates as usual will appear in the comments section.

Tuesday, 6 May 2008

Bernabeau's Guard of Honour


It's bad enough having to qualify for next season's Champions League competition, but to have

to go to the Bernabeau the home of your fiercest rivals Real Madrid, and perform a Guard of

Honour to salute the 2007/08 La Liga champions (Real's 31st title) ... well..... and then you have

to play a game doesn't bear thinking about unless you are a Madridian.

Last season I had to laugh when Chelsea did it. ManURE played mostly reserves.

Insignificant really!

If there is any interest, the game kicks off at 9pm BST and there will be updates throughout

Wednesday evening.

Monday, 5 May 2008

Down to the Wire




After Chelsea's 2-0 win at Newcastle Utd this afternoon, the destination of the Premiership title will be decided next Sunday 11th May.
Fixtures
Chelsea v Bolton
Wigan v Man Utd

Sunday, 4 May 2008

Totty and Football on a Super Championship Sunday



All games kick off at 2pm (BST) and all the goals and scorers from EVERY game in this afternoon's Championship Finale will appear in the comments section.


BLACKPOOL v WATFORD


BRISTOL CITY v PRESTON


CARDIFF CITY v BARNSLEY


CHARLTON ATHLETIC v COVENTRY


C PALACE v BURNLEY


IPSWICH v HULL CITY


QPR v WEST BROM


SCUNTHORPE UTD v COLCHESTER


SHEFF WED v NORWICH


SOUTHAMPTON v SHEFF UTD


STOKE CITY v LEICESTER CITY


WOLVES v PLYMOUTH


Don't forget to Bookmark and come back at 2pm (BST).

Saturday, 3 May 2008

Hot Totty for a Super Championship Sunday



Now I know there will be a lot of Championship fans up and down the country experiencing 'squeaky bum' time tomorrow (Sunday). For example: Leicester City fans at Stoke, Sheff Wed at home to Norwich City, Southampton at home to Sheff Utd, Blackpool at home to Barnsley and Coventry at Charlton.



Anyone of the highlighted teams can still take the third relegation spot along with Colchester United and Scunthorpe Utd into League One next season.



As for the Championship title, its between WBA and Stoke City. WBA need to match or better Stoke's result to secure the title. For Stoke to win the Championship, Stoke have to win and rely on WBA drawing or less. If either of the above results happen, Hull City will have to settle for the play-offs win or lose.



But if Stoke lose and Hull win, Hull will gain an automatic promotion place.



As for the play-off positions: Wolves, Ipswich and Sheff Utd are all in with a chance. C Palace, Watford, Bristol City and already mentioned Hull City currently hold the play off places.



There is an exciting day in prospect and no doubt from 2pm to 4pm (BST), there will be lots of excitement unfolding.



Join me from 2pm (Sunday BST) for all the action as it unfolds.

The REAL LATICS Win at Crewe



The REAL LATICS wrapped up their League One season this afternoon at Crewe's Gresty Road winning 4-1.



Crewe had to win to make sure of avoiding relegation to League Two. Even though Crewe lost, they are safe because of other results going in their favour.


Last week I did a 'wrap' of the REAL LATICS home form so here is a round-up of their away record for 2007/08.

Played: 23

Won: 8

Drawn: 6

Lost: 9

Goals scored: 26

Goals conceded: 25



I know of three people at Gresty Road this afternoon. A business associate of mine and his kids who are Oldham through and through. We were talking yesterday and he reckoned that The REAL LATICS would take about 2,000 even though Oldham had nothing to play for.




The rest of his family are all Man Utd and his sister lives in Crewe. Unfortunately he was unable to see his sister today because she was at Old Trafford to watch Utd beat West Ham 4-1 in the early Premiership kick-off.




As for the game itself. The REAL LATICS stormed into an early 2-0 lead with goals by Smalley on 5 mins and Neil Eardley, 32mins and that was the half-time score. The REAL LATICS continued their scoring in the second-half with Eardley getting his 2nd on 59mins and Gary McDonald wrapping it all up on 69 mins.




Six minutes from time Steve Jones pulled a sorry consolation goal back for sorry Crewe.



The attendance was 6,786.