Saturday, 31 January 2009

The Only Game This Weekend!




All eyes will be at Anfield Sunday, as Liverpool take on Chelsea in a game which will no doubt determine the REAL challengers to Man Utd's Premiership crown.

Winner takes it all - Loser bye bye

I know where my money is!!

Friday, 30 January 2009

What's His Name?



Have you seen the 'slip of the tongue' by Joe Kinnear after trying to pronounce 'N'Zogbia,' and it came out as 'Insomnia?'


Kinnear to his credit tried again to say N'Zogbia but gave up and settled for Charlie.


It seems that Mr N'Zogbia has taken offence and called Kinnear's mistake as an insult and has publicly announced that he will never play for Newcastle Utd again as long as Joe Kinnear is manager.


For more, click here

Thursday, 29 January 2009

Do You Know What I Mean?



With Liverpool's title challenge on the wane, do you have any idea what the Fat-Faced Paella eating man was saying after his team's draw at Wigan, Wednesday night.


Paella man's ramble: ‘We had control of the game in the first half and didn’t kill it off. In the second half it was a crazy game.


'When you don’t control crazy games you don’t win points. I don’t know what is happening.


'Actually I do know, but I can’t say anything about it. It is just crazy.


'You can’t control what you can’t change. It could be like this for years.


'Alex Ferguson has been here for 22 years and you can see what it means when you have been here for so long. The past three games have something in common I don’t like.’


Any suggestions?

Tuesday, 27 January 2009

The Real Latics Beaten Again



After being battered at Hereford United in their last League One away game, The Real Latics travelled to Scunthorpe United tonight and lost 2-0.


There isn't an awful lot more to say.

Monday, 26 January 2009

Beckham Opens His Account for Milan



David Beckham scored his first goal for AC Milan yesterday in their 4-1 win at Bologna.

Kaka scored twice and veteran Clarence Seedorf scored Milan's other goals.

Click here to see Beckham's first goal in Serie A

Sunday, 25 January 2009

FA Cup 5th Round Draw



Both 4th Round games ended in draws this afternoon. Arsenal drew 0-0 in Cardiff against City and the Merseyside derby ended 1-1. The second 1-1 inside a week.


The draw for the 5th Round is as follows:

Sheffield Utd v Hull City

Watford v Chelsea

West Ham v Middlesbrough

Sunderland or Blackburn v Coventry

Derby or Nottm Forest v Manchester United

Swansea v Fulham

Liverpool or Everton v Doncaster or Aston Villa

Cardiff City or Arsenal v West Bromwich or Burnley

Saturday, 24 January 2009

FA Cup 4th Round. How Did Your Team Do?



Man Utd beat Spurs, Chelsea beat Ipswich, West Ham beat Hartlepool. The shock of the day was Swansea beating Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

Fulham EVENTUALLY beat Kettering (a non-league side) at Rockingham Road and there are two more games tomorrow, Sunday.

Cardiff take on Arsenal and for the 2nd time in a week, Everton travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool.

The draw for the 5th Round of the Cup is Sunday evening, 6.15pm UK time.

In League One news, The Real Latics got back to winning ways, beating Stockport County at Boundary Park, 3-1. The win puts The Real Latics into third place in the League One table, three points off an automatic promotion place

Friday, 23 January 2009

The FA Cup Is Upon Us.... 4th Rd Time



Did you know that there is a FA regulation that could see FA Cup replays a thing of the past?

'It is within FA regulations of the FA Cup that extra-time can be played in the first tie if the clubs have mutually agreed to play the extra 30 minutes should it be necessary.

'Permission is not required from the FA, just confirmation of the clubs' agreement in writing. Then they just need to inform the ref.'

In the first of the weekend's Cup-ties, Derby drew 1-1 with near rivals Nottingham Forest this evening. The game will be replayed a week on Wednesday.

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Eduardo Returns



Almost eleven months to the day, Arsenal's Eduardo suffered that horrific leg injury against Birmingham City at St Andrews.

Last night at the Britannia Stadium, Eduardo played 90 minutes for Arsenal Reserves against Stoke Reserves. Eduardo didn't score but by all accounts he had a very good game.

The game ended in a 2-2 draw. If you click here and scroll down the page, you will find an exquisite goal scored by Arsenal's 17yr old 'wonderkid,' Jack Willshere.

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Three Minutes from Glory



Burnley were three minutes away from glory and Wembley against Tottenham tonight at Turf Moor.

Burnley were leading on the night 3-0, then in the space of a couple of minutes Tottenham scored twice to return to Wembley to play Man Utd on Sunday 1st March as holders of the Carling Cup.

Burnley won the game 3-2, but Tottenham won 6-4 on aggregate.

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

There is No Bigger Story.......



..... in football today that can supercede the inauguration of Barak Obama as the 44th President of the United States of America.


Perhaps except for Kaka's final declaration that he WON'T join Man City and Robinho's apparent walkout from Money Citeh's warm training camp in Tenerife last night.

Monday, 19 January 2009

More OUCH!!!



The Real Latics manager John Sheridan wasn't a happy man after his team's battering at Hereford United on Saturday.


The Real Latics lost 5-0 and Sheridan was so angry he demanded his battered troops in for training on Sunday morning.


No night out then I take it?

Sunday, 18 January 2009

TV on Spontaneous Combustion



I got told about the above segment when I got home from the Chelsea v Stoke City game yesterday.


Sit back, press play and turn the volume right up and re-live Chelsea's dramatic come-back which was live yesterday afternoon on Sky Sports Soccer Saturday.

Ouch, Ouch and More Ouch



OUCH - Chelsea's Joe Cole is out for the rest of the season after injuring his anterior cruciate ligament against Southend in the FA Cup Wednesday night.


OUCH - Real Madrid are charging top dollar for the pending meeting against Liverpool in the Champions League next month - £785 for ONE seat.


More OUCH - Beware. Julian Dicks, West Ham legend is back in football. He has taken up the manager's job at Wivenhoe Town who play in the Ridgeons Premier Division. Cross him at your peril.

Friday, 16 January 2009

Another Lampard Milestone



Frank Lampard or Fat Frank as rival fans like to call him, completes another personal milestone at Stamford Bridge, Saturday, when he lines up against Stoke City.

30 year old Frank will be making his 400th appearance in the Blue shirt.

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

You Flew All That Way and YOU LOST



With all their money, did Man City honestly expect to secure the services of Brazil and AC Milan's Kaka?


Figures bounded about today were that City were offering Milan in excess of £100m for Kaka and were prepared to pay him Kaka £500,000 per week!!!


Oh give me a break!!


Football and money gone completely mad and sparko.


Anyway Kaka has reportedly turn City down and has said that he wants to stay at AC Milan until he grows old.


More

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

The REAL Latics Up to Third



The REAL Latics are up to third in League One after beating Hartlepool United, Monday evening 2-1 at Boundary Park.

The game was re-arranged after being postponed at the weekend.

Dean Windass, signed on loan from Hull City, made his debut and hit the bar from a free-kick.

The REAL Latics scorers were Lee Hughes and Dean Smalley. Latics also scored Hartlepool's goal, Kelvin Lomax the culprit.

Monday, 12 January 2009

It Was Maradona's Fault!!



Blame Maradona for Chelsea's inept performance at Old Trafford on Sunday.

The 'Hand of God' one, set off the fire alarms at Chelsea's hotel at 7am yesterday.

What was he doing to set off the alarms? Making fiery love? Nope........ He was smoking cigars!

Hope the authorities throw the book at him - and not a book of matches LOL LOL!

Seriously though, Chelsea have major, major problems and if they are not careful they will freefall down the league in no time at all.

Friday, 2 January 2009

Holiday

I am off to Florida in the morning (UK time) so don't expect too much action over the coming week.


With laptop in me case...... you will never know when I will pop up if at all.


So have a great week, its FA Cup weekend when all the BIG clubs join in to The Road to Wembley.


Will your team make it?

Thursday, 1 January 2009

The Transfer Window is OPEN



First and foremost to everyone that has visited this blog in 2008, wishing you a Happy and Successful 2009.

To all new readers I wouild like to take this opportunity to wish you a Happy and Successful 2009.

Thank you all for your support.

The transfer window opened at midnight and who will be the first club to get the cheque-book out?

Will it be Man Citeh who have millions and millions to spend?

Will it be Chelsea who desperately need new players to revitalise their Premiership title challenge?

Who will be the first club to offload players to raise much needed funds - West Ham?

The next 32 days will be very interesting indeed.

The transfer window closes at 5pm on Monday 2nd February.