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Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 31

Stand Up ye Brave Scots! The definition of the word epic is as follows: heroic; majestic; impressively great. Such were moments from a few brave Scots this weekend that saw their respective clubs gain a valuable three points to either continue their pursuit of the title, or stave off a […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 30

Affairs remained all hot and heavy at the top of the Barclays Premier League table this weekend as the three title chasers won either emphatically or dramatically. Arsenal refuse to loose, while Chelsea and Manchester United refuse to stop scoring goals as both sides saw three goal margin victories. Strange […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 29

Champions find a comfortable spot while potential Champions book Wembley Goodbye Landon (maybe) There were four Premier League matches this weekend with one Monday night and another two set for Tuesday. Damn FA Cup always causing problems! I’ll apologize in advance for any supporters of Portsmouth, Birmingham City or Sunderland, those matches […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 27

Everton for the World Cup, Adam Johnson for England and Mud. How can you not love this game, this league, the drama, the terrible state of the DW in Wigan? Forget that last one. Gameweek 27 saw Everton continue their fantastic league form as they beat Manchester United emphatically at home […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 26

Quality Programming v the Direct Influence of Reality TV on Stupidity Hovering, the mother-ship runs low on Petrol Some Boys in Blue The exhausting marathon that was analyzing a full 90 minutes of six matches followed by bits and pieces of the remaining four that took place on Tuesday and Wednesday this […]

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 25

Feeling the need to award some warm goal scorers this week. Feeling the need to award some ice cold shot stoppers this week. Feeling the need for some warmth from this ice cold week. There were derbies galore this weekend including a dramatic West Midlands derby featuring Wolves and Birmingham […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Before Manchester United

Over the years, football has produced some truly great players. In the last 5 years or so, one that has risen to worldwide prominence is Portuguese winger, Cristiano Ronaldo, who has attracted plaudits from some of the greatest-ever names in football. Former Dutch maestro and “European Player of the Century”, […]

Summer Soccer Smorgasbord

So much soccer news, so little time. Here are some of the top stories that you may be interested in: If you want to receive a beta invite to Pownce, one of the hottest new social networking web sites out there, email me at thegaffer[at]epltalk[dot]com with “Pownce” as the subject […]

FIFA Votes For Quotas On Foreign Players

I’ve been meaning to do an in-depth piece on FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s proposal to introduce quotas on the number of foreign players that teams can field. Yesterday, FIFA held a vote and Blatter’s proposal cleared its first major hurdle. The FIFA Congress delegates voted 155-5 in favour of the […]

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