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Friday Football Stories: Recommended Reading

melchester-rovers-shirt-designHere are some fun football stories for a Friday. Have a wonderful weekend.

  • Championship Manager is Coming to the iPhone (Just Another iPhone Blog). Just one day after I write about the top 5 essential iPhone apps for soccer fans, The Times reveals that the makers of Championship Manager are bringing the game to the iPhone. How long will it before Football Manager, FIFA 2010 and Pro Evolution Soccer are also available on the iPhone?
  • Melchester Rovers Kit Designs, 1956-1973 (True Colours Football Kits). The one and only John Devlin has done it again. This time, he’s painstakingly re-created the shirt designs for one of the favorite clubs in the world, Melchester Rovers, the club of Roy Race better known as Roy Of The Rovers. Devlin discusses the shirt designs and remarks how unique the color scheme is, which it definitely is (pictured above).
  • Tottenham Hotspur In Talks With Gulf Investors (Arabian Business). Tottenham officials are in the Gulf talking to a dozen companies about stadium naming rights and shirt sponsorship opportunities.
  • Raphael Honigstein Talks about Sex At The Bernabeau (Soccerlens). In the latest edition of the Soccerlens Podcast, Guardian columnist Honigstein talks about the Bundesliga title race, German clubs in Europe, Rafa’s book and sex at the Bernabeau, yes really.
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4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. RaiderRich2001

    April 25, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    Yeah, objective facts. Just like anything Bill O’Reilly says about Keith Olbermann is an “objective fact.”

  2. The Gaffer

    April 25, 2009 at 12:41 pm

    RaiderRich,

    On Wednesday, I publicly stated my opposition to the despicable phone calls and e-mails that Cohen has received:

    http://epltalk.com/steven-cohen-offers-liverpool-fans-no-hillsborough-apology/6074#comment-42837

    I have incited no terrorist threats against World Soccer Daily. And have not used the case for my own personal gain. I was simply stating the facts in an objective manner.

    In the meantime, I’m still waiting to hear from Cohen an admission that he was wrong, that he has retracted his statements and to hear an apology to his listeners and Liverpool fans.

    Cheers,
    The Gaffer

  3. RaiderRich2001

    April 25, 2009 at 11:07 am

    A headline that has gone unmentioned:

    “The Gaffer continues to duck the allegations that he has incited terroristic threats against World Soccer Daily for his own personal gain.”

  4. Panda

    April 25, 2009 at 7:16 am

    To answer your question about the iPhone games, EA has announced that they will be focusing heavily on the iPhone and the next round of their popular sports console games will be available on the iPhone and that does include FIFA 10 and Madden to name a few.

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