Category Archives: Football

Football Rascal Kicks Off Christmas Early with a Giveaway!

Want to win something? Sure you do. We have a copy of the very excellent Life’s A Pitch book donated to us by one of the authors. We’d tell you who, but then we’d have to kill you. And just … Read more…

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Alex Ferguson Now as Important to Football Statuary as Michael Jackson

Not many of us will stay in one job longer than a quater of a century, well unless you class being on the dole for 25 years a job? If I did manage to love a job so much so … Read more…

Posted in England, Ex-players, Football, Football Events, Football History, Managers, News, Premier League, scotland | 1 Comment

Chelsea FC and Rafa Benitez: No Likey, No Lighty

Rafa Benitez’s appointment as Chelsea’s latest short-term manager was a surprising one. Not only because he has been out of the game so long and never quite secured another job he had been in the running for, but because Chelsea … Read more…

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All by yourself Luis Suarez…but you do inspire column inches!

Over the years, we have seen some crazy celebrations, some weird ones, some were unforgettable, some were utterly bizarre and some were just simply awful. We’ve witnessed all sort of crazy dances, rocking babies and dentist’s chairs, t-shirts with all sorts … Read more…

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Twitter has brought fans closer to football! Really?

Not to sound like your drunken uncle at a family reunion, but I remember back when Twitter started to rouse a bit of interest in the UK. But just like Facebook, sports entertainment and super-sized portions, the UK trailed the … Read more…

Posted in Abuse, Controversy in Football, England, Football, Football and Social Media, Player focus, Premier League, the FA, Twitter | 6 Comments

10 things we have learnt from the Premier League weekend

1) Blue is the colour (part 1). If any of you doubted Chelsea’s credentials this season, Saturday’s result should have cleared the air once and for all. The Blues are here to stay and are as genuine a title contender … Read more…

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