Tag Archives: Premier League

Samir Nasri to Arsenal?

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If the papers were to believed, Arsene Wenger would have a Solomonesque Harem of young studs at his disposal.  However, the rumors of OM star Samir Nasri moving on up to the Emirates seem to have some juice. Nasri, 20, … Continue reading

Chelsea Fans Voted Worst Behaved By Premier League

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  The Premier League has released the results of the Behavior of the Public Fair Play League for the 2007/2008 season and Chelsea fans have been voted the worst.During each Premier League match, delegates from the Premier League score fans … Continue reading

Premier League Goals of the Season & Season In Review On TV Tonight

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Fox Soccer Channel viewers in the United States will be in for a treat tonight. At 8pm, EPL Goals of the Season will be aired, which is followed at 9pm with the EPL Season In Review. Thanks to reader Christopher … Continue reading

Hats Off to Manchester United

Posted on by tyduffy

Manchester United defeated Wigan 2-0 to win their second consecutive Premier League title.  The brace flowed fittingly for this season.  The young generation won it, with Cristiano Ronaldo deftly slotting in a penalty.  The older generation sealed it with Ryan … Continue reading

Gattuso Coming to England?

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AC Milan midfielder Gennaro “the snarling dog” Gattuso has admitted his desire to play in the English Premier League, potentially next season. Gattuso, 30, previously played in Britain for Scottish side Rangers and has an English speaking wife. He has … Continue reading

Flamini Signs With AC Milan

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According to The Independent, Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini is Milan bound as of July 1. Flamini will reportedly sign a five-year 20 million Euro contract with A.C. Milan. The Rossoneri see him as the eventual replacement to Gennaro “The Snarling … Continue reading

Are Hleb and Flamini Really Necessary?

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With Alexander Hleb’s agent orchestrating ice cream flirtations with Inter and Mathieu Flamini stalling over signing a new Arsenal contract, Arsene Wenger has urged his young stars not to leave the club for more money. Both players were key components … Continue reading

Scouser Supporters the Next Sub-prime Loan Victims?

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Fernando Torres has titillated the Anfield crowd with thirty goals this season, but–due to recent revelations about the club’s finances–banks may cut his Merseyside career short. Liverpool borrowed £31.5m last summer to purchase Torres and winger Ryan Babel, unusual since … Continue reading

Where's Rooney?

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The PFA Player of the Year nominees are a formality. Ronaldo will win it. No contest. But one has to ask. Where is Wayne Rooney? Rooney has 11 goals and 11 assists in just 23 league appearances. Despite Ronaldo’s grandiose … Continue reading

When Does Arsene Become Accountable?

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The Kids, they’re alright. But alright does not win you a title. Yes, Arsenal got hosed. Theo Walcott’s coming out party was spoiled by a pathetic penalty decision, a putrid product of the Kop End. Stevie G got to grin … Continue reading

Premier League Odds and Sods 7 April 2008

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Arsenal Reserves drew Liverpool Reserves 1-1 in a Saturday thriller. Rafa went with Jermaine Pennant and frisky Peter Crouch. Arsene started two English lads. Liverpool should have put the match away earlier. Crouch had a brilliant effort saved. Riise missed … 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

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

Do stats tell the story?

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One thing I’ve always lamented since starting to follow soccer seriously is the lack of statistics that are readily available to the average fan. Other sports (I think of American baseball and football for examples) tend to have large volumes … Continue reading

Roy Keane told to stop 'bull****ing'

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Former Republic of Ireland midfielder and current RTE pundit, Eamon Dunphy, launched one of his famous tirades in Roy Keane’s direction on RTE’s Pat Kenny Show on Radio 1 on Monday. “I know Roy well and the one thing he … Continue reading

Premier League Haiku 4 Feb 2008

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

Breaking News: Kevin Keegan is Newcastle manager – again !

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

A news flash on the Newcastle United homepage tipped me off to this. It is official, Kevin Keegan is returning to Newcastle United as manager. It will be Kevin’s third stint at St. James’ Park. He arrived as a player … Continue reading