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Author Archives: tyduffy

Jose Mourinho Heading to Inter?

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Former Chelsea boss and current “I’m on Setanta Sports” presenter Jose Mourinho has had discussions with Inter Milan about becoming their new manager. Current Milan boss Roberto Mancini previously mentioned he would resign at the end of the season, before … Continue reading

Premier League Odds and Sods 23 March 2008

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Manchester United 3 – Liverpool 0: The scoreline was unfair, United should have won by more.  Rooney and Ronaldo combined for five fluffed chances.  Captain Stevie disappeared twice for the Reds.  First, when he decided to stop running and not … Continue reading

Premier League Odds and Sods 21 March 2008

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Manchester United 2 – Bolton 0 Cristiano Ronaldo may be masking United’s problems,  but he’s doing a damn good job.  His record-breaking brace bumped the Red Devils into sole possession of first – one they are not likely relinquish.  He … Continue reading

John Terry In a Nutshell

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Park in the lot across the street?  Not John Terry. Capt. John parked his Bentley in a handicapped parking space while having lunch with his family at Pizza Express. Surely, he will stand up and be counted by paying his … Continue reading

Inter Accused of Tapping Up Hleb

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Want to enrage Arsene Wenger?  Try buying one of his young lads an ice cream. According to the Guardian, the Arsenal manager will report Inter Milan to UEFA, after the club tapped up Alexander Hleb during the team’s trip to … Continue reading

Premier League Odds and Sods 17 March 2008

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Derby 0 – Manchester United 1 This match epitomizes the season for both clubs.  Derby worked but weren’t quite good enough.  United’s only enemy was their own cuteness.  Ronaldo should have scored at least three, or more according to his … Continue reading

Prediction: Fulham Will Not Be Relegated

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Fulham FC sprang back to life on Sunday, with a startling 1-0 victory over European-bound Everton. The win, Fulham’s fourth of the season, places gives them 23 pts – an effective four points away from safety. However, Odds and Sods … Continue reading

Are Arsenal's Title Ambitions Dead in the Water?

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Arsenal have just one defeat in the league this season – shoddy solace for a third-place finish. The Gunners have played four Premier League matches since Feb 11.  Though maintaining their ever crucial unbeaten streak, they have dropped eight points … Continue reading

Champions League Quarterfinal Draw Fixed?

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A message posted in the Liverpool FC forum on the Liverpool Echo’s website has sparked speculation about a fixing of Friday’s Champions League draw in Nyon. The post, received at 10:28 AM (90 min prior to the draw) read as … Continue reading

Totally Frank About His Contract

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Chelsea Midfielder Frank Lampard has, unsurprisingly, begun clamoring for a new contract with the club. Lampard, 29, has 15 months remaining on his current deal, expiring at the end of next season. After talks slowed last Summer, Lampard halted negotiations … Continue reading

Liverpool Through to Quarterfinals, Neutrals Cringe

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Everyone was crying after this match.  Merseyside denizens shed tears of joy.  The Nerrazzuri cried into their cappuccinos.  Neutrals bellowed in agony at having been forced to watch the full ninety minutes.  But, for better or for worse, Liverpool is … Continue reading

Premier League Odds and Sods 3 March 2008

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Birmingham 4 – Tottenham 1 Spurs tried on the big boy pants, only to end up wearing them around their ankles. They had a sick party last weekend. This weekend they were simply sick. The rear guard is rubbish. Robinson … Continue reading

Premier League Odds and Sods 25 Feb 2008

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Arsenal 2- Birmingham 2 Eduardo’s injury – a horrific broken leg – stole the headlines.   But, it did not decisively affect the outcome.  Luck controlled much of it.  Birmingham capitalized upon one free kick – a questionable call – and … Continue reading

Effective Magic is Transcendent Nature

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They were surprise shocks felt around the world, or so much of the media would have you believe.  Vultures scrupulously circled a cavernous Anfield as the Scouse nation struggled to surmount the sickly hangover of a late Liverpool crumble.  Ferguson’s … Continue reading

You Cannot Make a Revolution with Silk Gloves

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ESPNsoccernet is reporting that Red and White Holdings Ltd. has increased it’s share of Arsenal F.C. to 24%, making the group the second largest shareholder behind Daniel Fiszman who has 24.11%.  The lock-down agreement preventing a takeover bid expires in … Continue reading

Premier League Odds and Sods 12 Feb 2008

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It was night of black armbands and barren kits in Manchester, which only served to emphasize the sponsorship everywhere else as Man City shocked Man United 2-1 at Old Trafford.  It is no coincidence that most of Man U’s losses … Continue reading

Premier League Haiku 4 Feb 2008

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  Sweeping from the left A goal only he could score Zinedine Kilbane

Premier League Odds and Sods 4 Feb 2008

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After this weekend a Google search for “Sven” and “Up the Arse” won’t lead you astray as Arsenal defeated Manchester City 3-1 away from home to move to the top of the table. Adebayor dropped a deuce, scoring in his … Continue reading