Chelsea stop Barcelona’s beautiful game with some ugly football
Chelsea stop Barcelona’s beautiful game with some ugly football

For all those neutrals out there who may not have seen Barcelona play before this season I would encourage you not to write off the Catalan side based on just one performance. I have seen Barca break down some stubborn resistance at the Nou Camp this season both in La […]

Keane back to being a big fish in a small pond
Keane back to being a big fish in a small pond

Roy Keane’s return to football management was almost a certainty after his departure from Sunderland, however his return to football management at Ipswich Town has come as a move which hardly anyone would have predicted. The Tractor Boys achieved European glory under then manager Bobby Robson when they lifted the […]

Football League award winners have familiar theme
Football League award winners have familiar theme

First and foremost congratulations must go to Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, Matty Fryatt and Grant Holt for winning their player of the year awards in their respective leagues. But those of you who know anything about life outside the Premier League will know all three winners share a familiar trait. They are […]

Credit crunch to bite into the Football League
Credit crunch to bite into the Football League

You know things are going to get bad when the head of the Football League says even he fears for the future of a number of clubs currently playing their football outside of the Premier League. Lord Mawhinney has come out and said that the full impact of the credit […]

Uefa to conspire against the English sides in the Champions League draw
Uefa to conspire against the English sides in the Champions League draw

As everyone is well aware, Friday sees the quarter-final and semi-final draws for this season’s Champions League. As you will also know, four of the eight teams involved in this stage of the competition are Premier League sides, much to the despair of Uefa President, Michele Platini. Anyone who has […]

Swansea City to repeat Hull’s feat
Swansea City to repeat Hull’s feat

Another weekend gone and if you are a Swansea fan another great result which sees you to continue to inch up the Championship towards a play-offs spot. The win for the side from Wales moves them to within two points of a play-0ff spot as we get into the business […]

Will the Carling Cup have a winner from outside the top flight?
Will the Carling Cup have a winner from outside the top flight?

It has been 40 years since a side from outside the top flight of English football has won the League Cup, when Swindon beat Arsenal 3-1 way back in 1969. However the lose of Liverpool and Chelsea last night has opened the way for the clubs from the Championship to […]

Boothroyd gets the shaft after Watford’s mismanagement of funds
Boothroyd gets the shaft after Watford’s mismanagement of funds

So the 12th longest serving manager in the football league is finally given the push after a poor start to the season. However despite the Hornets currently languishing in 20th position is Aidy Boothroyd being made a scapegoat for the Watford board’s imcompetance? After finishing rock bottom of the Premier […]

Strachan right to back United
Strachan right to back United

After seeing his team well and truly played off the park Celtic manager Gordon Strachan honoured United as being the best side his Scottish champions had ever faced in Europe. That is some accolade when you consider that the Bhoys have played AC Milan and Barcelona in recent years. However […]

The Championship Starting To Shape Up
The Championship Starting To Shape Up

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