Tag Archives: Stewart Downing

Premier League Footballer of the Week, Gameweek 27

Posted on by Jesse Chula

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 … Continue reading

Man City Got The Right Man With Adam Johnson Signing

Posted on by John Nicholson

If you hadn’t been paying attention to Middlesbrough last season or the first half of the current campaign in the Championship – and let’s face it – most people don’t pay much attention to Middlesbrough – you won’t have seen … Continue reading

Richard Dunne Shows Manchester City What They Need

Posted on by Paul Bestall

During the takeover of Manchester City last summer, City’s Chief Executive, Gary Cook made several rather tasteless comments but one stood out above all the others for me. During an interview with the Daily Telegraph, Cook was outlining City’s plan … Continue reading

Nerves Will Destroy Stewart Downings England Career

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why can’t Stewart Downing show us the form that makes him such a sought after player when he pulls on the England shirt? There is no doubting that at Premier League level, Downing is one of the most dangerous and … Continue reading

Middlesbrough Are In Freefall

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why can everyone else see Middlesbrough’s problems but Steve Gibson? Whilst his support for Southgate is edifying, it worries me that the Chairman seems so detached from the situation Boro are in by continuing to back Southgate over the evidence … Continue reading

Stewart Downing: The Enigma

Posted on by Michael Timbury

I’ve wondered for a long time what it is that managers see in Stewart Downing, particularly England managers. Since his first call up in February 2005, Downing has been pretty much been a regular in the England squad, but why? … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Pride Park Night, The Busy Day in Newcastle and Other Various Musings

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

Congrats to Derby County. On a day where Cricket was the headline in England throughout (thanks ECB), Derby County came up with another dozy…technically being 180 minutes away from European competition. However that’s where the hyperbole stops for me. Sir … Continue reading

Carlos Tevez Uncertainty and is Stewart Downing This Winter’s Berbatov?

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

Well the rumblings of yesterday have come to fruition today, on two counts. The first happening in South America, the other happening at the Riverside. I can understand Carlos Tevez wanting his future sorted. But the situation with Manchester United … Continue reading

The Saga of Mark Hughes While Defoe Receives Death Threats

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

The biggest story to come out of the FA Cup Third Round this weekend was the way Manchester City was torn apart by Nottingham Forest. Given the media’s need for a story, the immediate response from the press was to … Continue reading

Middlesbrough Musings: Week Three – Own Goals and Oversize Shirts

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

It’s taken me a little while to catch up on the goings on this week as I was away over the weekend. My wife and I took a camping trip and got away from the hustle and bustle of the … Continue reading

Middlesbrough Dazzles With Opening Day Premier League Performance

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The most impressive side I watched, by far, on Saturday was Middlesbrough. The link-up play between Tuncay, Alves, Downing, Aliadiere and, later, Mido was sensational. Wheater was also impressive. At times, it was like watching Brazil with all of the … Continue reading

Friday Transfer Rumor Mill (6/27/08)

Posted on by tyduffy

Mee-lan look set to make Emmanuel Adebayor their newest signing, sending Arsene Wenger scouring for replacements. The Boss may like the cut of Peter Crouch’s under-rated jib, but not for £15m. Expect Tottenham to outbid themselves by £3m on him, … Continue reading