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22 October 2010
With the Rooney saga set to rumble on until most of us are dead, fall-out for six teams in Europe and yet another high-profile Manchester City league encounter, this weekend looks set to be a belter in the English Prem.
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21 October 2010
Outraged, abused and let down - three phrases to sum up the blog’s feelings right now.
SHARES
21 October 2010
The specialised press dedicated 21 pages to other matters before finally getting there.
SHARES
20 October 2010
It was the toughest of tests on Tuesday night at the Santiago Bernabeu, but it was a thorough examination that was ultimately passed with aplomb. The final verdict from La Liga Loca was that the evening was a 100% success in every possible aspect. “Effective, comfortable, solid, value for money as well as being wonderfully furry and ever so slightly pimpish” read the official report.
SHARES
20 October 2010
If Wayne Rooney is contemplating a future in Italian football, then of course there is only one club capable of matching not only his wage demands, but also his ambitions on the pitch.
SHARES
19 October 2010
Although Florentino Pérez couldn’t wait to sling Manuel Pellegrini’s hook as soon as he began his tenure at Castle Greyskull - mainly because he failed to either look or sound like Arsene Wenger or Rafa Benitez - the Real Madrid big cheese must have appreciated Pellegrini’s tender approach to dealing with the press, his own players and, most importantly of all, opposition managers.
SHARES
19 October 2010
For those with long memories and limited powers of forgiveness, news that this weekend’s round of fixtures in Argentina was overshadowed by three handballs will come as no surprise. All those and more in the Round 11 round up…
SHARES
19 October 2010
Saturday was a troubling day. I watched United throw away a two-goal lead to West Brom. I don’t like watching football in a pub at the best of times, but I was in Barcelona and Old Trafford isn’t.
SHARES
19 October 2010
Valery Karpin probably didn’t expect tonight’s game to be a table-top clash. Both sides on six points, the winner will almost certainly qualify for the next round. For the loser? Well, there are three more games, so never mind.That’s the problem with the group stages, there’s a lack of urgency and suspense. Can’t we just go back to a conventional knockout format? And make it just for, er, champions? Pretty please, UEFA?
SHARES
19 October 2010
You’d imagine someone has probably had a word with those toffee-nosed folk on the door at Harrods and informed them of Shakhtar Donetsk’s arrival at Luton Airport on Sunday evening.

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