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BBC Sport Erases Everton's Victory Against Man United

What’s wrong with this picture above? Read the caption to see how BBC Sport accidentally erased Everton’s impressive 3-1 victory against Manchester United on Saturday. Since the BBC is based in The Old Smoke, maybe it’s a London bias against teams from Merseyside? Thanks to reader Griff for the news […]

Chelsea Suffer Arsenal Disease In 1-2 Killer Blow

For the first 60 minutes at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, the game looked remarkably familiar. Chelsea were passing the ball beautifully around the pitch. Wonderful movement off the ball. Using incredible amounts of imagination and creativity. Yet they couldn’t seem to score that crucial second goal. Sound familiar? Chelsea were […]

BBC Sport Pays Homage To Mozart With Euro '08 Trailer

If BBC Sport could be as creative and slick with their live football coverage as they are with their promotional trailers, the Beeb would rule the TV roost once again and kick Sky Sports to the gutter. Such is the artistry and fine detail that’s included in BBC Sport’s trailer […]

BBC Launches Euro 2008 Blog

There are only 11 days (or 264 hours) between now and the beginning of Euro 2008, and it all seems a lot like World Cup 2006 all over again.To me, World Cup 2006 was the zenith of soccer coverage on the Internet. I watched all of the matches on a […]

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Inside the Promotion machine

Several articles back I covered relegation targets so perhaps it’s time to talk on promotion, how it works in Italy and who in Serie B is positioned to make it happen. Basically this is how it will play out, the top two teams from Serie B are automatically promoted. If […]

John Barnes To Return To Merseyside?

I was so tempted to ape the feel of the misleading headline that first brought this story to my attention: “John Barnes set for Rovers Role”. He’s taking over Blackburn? I thought. Ah… (after clicking on the link) …Tranmere Rovers. So when it came time for my own sensationalist slant […]

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