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Premier League Links Of The Day: December 2, 2010

Today’s video features Birmingham City’s win over Aston Villa being marred by violence. Here’s the links: Carling Cup violence [Mail] Keane against the snood [Dirty Tackle] Balotelli scores twice [Mail] A man against the EPL [Four Four Two] The own goal club [FIFA] Week 16 fantasy tips [FPLT] Rio with […]

Can Ipswich Town’s Carling Cup Run Save Roy Keane?

Last night Ipswich Town defeated Premiership side West Bromwich Albion by a solitary Grant Leadbitter goal, to secure a place in the last four of the Carling Cup.
The only team in the Championship remaining in the competition, this is a welcome boost for a team that is struggling for form and still reeling from a rout in the East Anglian derby last Sunday.

Scrap The Carling Cup For The Good Of The England Side

After this weeks “enthralling” Carling Cup fixtures we are one step closer to knowing which club will be winning the lesser of the English trophies this season. But does anybody really care about the trophy which is rapidly losing its appeal. I think the attendances of this weeks games tells […]

Carling Misses Opportunity With Wembley Signboards

Instead of providing a match report about the Carling Cup Final (great game, congratulations United on the win), I want to write about a different but related topic and that is the advertising boards sprinkled around Wembley which contained messages from supporters from both clubs Sunday. You may have seen […]

Poll: Who Will Win The Carling Cup? United or Villa?

[polldaddy poll=2769110] Don’t forget that Sunday morning will feature the Carling Cup Final between Aston Villa and Manchester United (10am ET, Setanta US, Setanta-i and ESPN360). But who do you think will win? Vote in the poll above and share your opinions below. Personally, I hope it’s a close contest […]

Why Aren’t More Premier League Clubs Using the iPod?

Apple’s iPod is a magical little device. It has disseminated knowledge, has alleviated boredom, has provided a personal soundtrack and, most crucially, has eliminated virtually the mutually dreaded “stop and chat” with awkward acquaintances. After last weekend’s rocking Carling Cup final, the iPod can help a goalkeeper save penalties. Manchester […]

Carling Cup Semi-Final Draw Announced

The draw for the semi-finals of the 2008/2009 Carling Cup have been announced. Current holders Tottenham Hotspur will take on Burnley, while Manchester United faces Derby County. The semi-finals will be a two leg affair. The first leg will be played on January 5th and the return leg on the […]

Two Remain In The Hunt

Two Championship sides remain in the hunt for the Carling Cup, Derby County thanks to an injury time penalty winner via Nathan Ellington over Stoke and Burnley 3-0 winners over Arsenal. Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are the other two clubs in the draw. The draw for the two legged […]

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The Transfer Window Needs To Be Shut Permanently

When the transfer window was brought in to the Premier League (being the last of the major European leagues to take up this format) it was met with a very mixed reception. Although it makes for some interesting television in the final few days, particularly in the January version, I […]

Dos Santos Confirms Tottenham Move

  The Mexican winger Giovani Dos Santos has completed his £5million move to White Hart Lane from Barcelona this afternoon. Dos Santos has signed a 5 year contract and joins up with his team mates for pre-season training on July 7th. It was a signing we discussed last weekend here on […]

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