Hicks and Gillet's Excellent Adventure to Continue
Hicks and Gillet's Excellent Adventure to Continue

Liverpool owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett have announced the approval of their 350m GBP debt refinancing, allowing them to maintain ownership of the club and to begin construction on a new 70,000 seat stadium. Only 105m GBP of the debt will be saddled upon Liverpool F.C., with the remainder […]

Premier League Odds and Sods 21 Jan 2008
Premier League Odds and Sods 21 Jan 2008

Newcastle buzzed with electricity.  The entire town pitched in, stealing Burger King hats and spray painting them black and white.  The Geordie Messiah took the pitch to a rockstar’s welcome.  Mike Ashley ordered a whopper, but he didn’t have it his way as Newcastle drew Bolton 0-0 at St. James […]

Premier League Odds and Sods 16 Jan 2008
Premier League Odds and Sods 16 Jan 2008

Manchester United dismantled Newcastle 6-0.  It really should have been 10 or 11 goals for United.  There were numerous squandered chances from Rooney and others, combined with a valiant effort by Newcastle in the first half to merely keep the scoreline reasonable.  Ronaldo poured it on with another hat-trick, and […]

Arabian Nights at Anfield?
Arabian Nights at Anfield?

Tom and George’s excellent adventure may come to an end, according to The Observer, as Liverpool owners Hicks and Gillett have not been able to transfer their 350m GBP of debt onto the club.  Should they not meet a Feburary deadline, the duo would likely accept a 500m GBP bid […]

FA Cup Ratings for Premier League Clubs
FA Cup Ratings for Premier League Clubs

The FA Cup Third Round relieved us from the dreariness of our normal robust Premier League schedule to enthrall us with live riveting matches like Pompey-Ipswich and grant us the opportunity to pay top dollar to watch Villa-Utd.  All 20 Premier League clubs participated at the weekend and here are […]

Odds and Sods 3 Jan 2008
Odds and Sods 3 Jan 2008

“There’s only one Titus Bramble” chanted the Wigan faithful, and he made the difference, earning a point in their 1-1 draw with Liverpool.  Torres scored the initial goal, which salvaged Liverpool a point, but they have to be extremely disappointed with yet another poor result at “fortress” Anfield, winning only […]

Premier League 2007 Awards (Non-Traditional)
Premier League 2007 Awards (Non-Traditional)

Manager Fashion Statement of the Year: Sam Allardyce’s Pink Scarf Big Sam has been coming up short in the league this season, but not in this category. He had some tough competition from Avram Grant (Entirely Black Wardrobe), Paul Jewell (Sweatshirt/Popped Collar Dress Shirt) and Alan Curbishley (Track Suit). But, […]

Premier League 2007 Awards (Traditional)
Premier League 2007 Awards (Traditional)

Best Player: Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United It’s difficult to argue with this one.  Even if he does score a number of goals on penalties, he still produces a striker’s tally from midfield and, unlike Frank Lampard, he manages to look skillful while doing it.  The scariest thing is that he […]

New Years Eve Odds and Sods
New Years Eve Odds and Sods

Berbatov pads stats Against weaker opponents Bad news for Reading West Ham shocked Manchester United 2-1 at Upton Park.  It was West Ham’s third consecutive victory over United in the League.  The result was a bit unfair to Man U, who controlled much of the match.  They had a chance […]

Boxing Day Odds and Sods
Boxing Day Odds and Sods

Destiny entwined Two hundred thousand a week Major malfunction Liverpool beat Derby 2-1 on a late winner by Steven Gerrard. It was another unfortunate result for Derby who should have earned at least a draw for dominating Liverpool in the second half. The Reds were once again plagued by their […]

Christmas Eve Odds and Sods
Christmas Eve Odds and Sods

Robbie Keane bitches He whines he wanks he whinges Bottles when it counts Arsenal squeaked out a 2-1 win over Tottenham in the North London Derby. They were not very convincing, but, unlike last season, it was an unconvincing win. The match began rather creepily with a friendly handshake between […]