Miscellaneous

  • Riise’s wonder goal against Chelsea in the Community Shield August 14th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Let’s have a look at Riise’s ridiculous goal again. If you want to know how good it is, imagine this. If it was you or me, we’d be throwing up and having an asthma attack before we’d reached the halfway line. Mof Gimmers You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the […]

  • Would you have dropped David Beckham from the England team? August 11th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Steve McClaren has dropped David Beckham from his first England squad. OK, Stevie Mac, we get the picture – you’re your own man. But is this decision a message to the national press (the message being, ‘I’ve stepped out of Sven’s shadow at last…’) or a genuine decision based on McClaren’s belief that Beckham can […]

  • The Burning Question: Who should be the next England captain? August 10th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    A recent poll of members of the official England Supporters’ Club shows that England fans are split as to who they want to captain the national team: 51% want John Terry and 46% want Steven Gerrard (Gary Neville and Frank Lampard make up the numbers, with 2% and 1% respectively). I would choose John Terry, […]

  • The Burning Question: Which new signing will be the biggest flop this season? August 9th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    A lot of clubs have shelled out a lot of cash on new players for the coming Premiership season. Because, as all managers say these days, if you stay still you get left behind. I agree with that to a certain extent, but I’m also a great believer in continuity – to this day I […]

  • Liverpool avoid playing in war-torn Israel August 8th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Uefa has confirmed that Liverpool will play their Champions League qualifier against Maccabi Haifa at a neutral ground. The match was wisely switched because of the ongoing conflict in the Israel. The UEFA statement read that "Uefa has decided no European competition matches can be staged in Israel until further notice." The tie may now […]

  • Franck Ribery – On his way to the Premiership? August 8th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Rumours are rife of Franck Ribery’s move to the Premiership. Both Man Urinal and The Gooners have been sniffing around, despite statements to the contrary. He’s certainly an exciting prospect and would fit in at any of the top clubs. Here’s why. Mof Gimmers Technorati Tags Ribery Man United Arsenal You have already read 4 […]

  • Hearts 2 : 1 Celtic, highlights August 8th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Watch out for little Gordon Strachan, giving lie to the stereotype that all short, ginger men are feisty… You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • HolloWatch August 7th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    We all know that the greatest character in British football today is Ian ‘Ollie’ Holloway. He also happens to be manager of my beloved Plymouth Argyle, which means he’ll be appearing in Who Ate All the Pies with alarming regularity. I’d rather listen to a 90-minute post-match press conference involving Holloway than watch Chelsea play, […]

  • Good weekend, Bad weekend August 7th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Good WeekendHearts Proved their SPL title credentials with a 2-1 win over Celtic.Barry Conlon The Darlington striker, returning to the club for a second spell, scored the only hat-trick in England, as Darlo thrashed Macclesfield 4-0.Hernan Crespo The want-away Chelsea star returned to his beloved Italy, to Inter Milan on a free transfer. Happy now […]

  • Robinho showreel of skills August 3rd, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Watch. Watch Robinho. No wonder Thomas Gravesen ended up punching him in the face. How else can you stop him? Mof Gimmers You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • Footballing Fisticuffs August 2nd, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Handbags at ten paces is a phrase often coined during football matches these days. I wonder what phrase you’d apply to this brutal fist-a-thon? Mof Gimmers You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • Vieira switches to Inter August 2nd, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Well, it’s come as a bit of a shock to me that Patrick Vieira has chosen to move to Milan giants, Inter, as opposed to a move back to the Premiership with Man United. The Frenchman has been sold for a paltry £6.5million. The announcement was made by Juventus this morning through the Italian stock […]

  • World Cup Diving Video August 1st, 2006 Miscellaneous

    The football season is getting really close now… and I can barely contain my excitement! The new season will probably be coloured with some of what was seen in the World Cup. Fly away balls, sweaty Puma shirts, Wayne Rooney standing on people’s spuds… and of course… diving. Mof Gimmers technorati tags Football World Cup […]

  • Ridiculously skillful players video August 1st, 2006 Miscellaneous

    I would try to do some of these tricks, but for the fact that I’d end up flat on my face… You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • Sven-Goran Eriksson v Paolo Di Canio August 1st, 2006 Miscellaneous

    I don’t understand too much of this (my Italian is a bit sketchy), but it made me laugh all the same… You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • Player celebrates, loses finger, gets booked. July 31st, 2006 Miscellaneous

    So, you celebrate your side scoring a goal… you run to your adoring fans to share the joy. You jump up onto the fence, and the fans go bananas! You then realise that your wedding ring got caught on the fence and ripped your finger off. Then you get booked whilst your mangled hand loses […]

  • ‘Coup de Boule’: The ‘Headbutt’ song that’s taking France by storm July 31st, 2006 Miscellaneous

    This catchy little song is called simply ‘Coup de Boule’ (‘Headbutt’) and was written in 30 minutes by three despondent French fans, the day after the World Cup final. It’s been the most downloaded track in France in the past two weeks, by a mile. You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess […]

  • Which football club is the best in the world? July 31st, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Ruud Van Nistelrooy has called new employers Real Madrid ‘the best club in the world’ – a parting shot at Man Utd, if you ask me. In this context, ‘best’ might as well mean ‘biggest’; all of which begs the question, which is the best/biggest club in the world? In other words, if you asked […]

  • Hooligan fight video. Scary July 28th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    When two tribes go to war… (Can’t imagine this will ever turn up on You’ve Been Framed): You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • Jockey Paul O’Neill does a Zidane and headbutts his horse July 28th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    2006 will obviously go down as the year of the headbutt. [Clip: BBC] You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • Goalkeeper takes penalty, then comes undone July 27th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    In football, sometimes justice is done. A smug goalie taking a penalty, and scoring… then lapping it up with his team-mates and fans… then… well, just watch it. Mof Gimmers You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • An American idiot’s guide to the Premiership July 27th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Imagine how an American might see the Premiership, or EPL, as they prefer to call it. Imagine no more… Portsmouth FC: ‘Pompey may best be known for it’s 6:57 club, a notoriously violent hooligan group. They are named after the 6:57pm train that leaves from Portsmouth to London on Saturdays (which Pompeys fan take to […]

  • Top 10 Premiership summer signings July 27th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Most Premiership managers have used the distraction of the World Cup to quietly get busy in the transfer market and strengthen their squads for the new season. Here are our Top 10 summer signings: You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium content with MultipassOr come back tomorrow

  • Fingerskillz show off their footballing …er… finger skills July 26th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    This aint real. Surely it aint. If it is, hats off… but… it isn’t. This is an ace little video showing how creative you can be with an scrunched up bit of paper and a drawn on Wayne Rooney lookalike. Mof Gimmers You have already read 4 premium articles for free todayAccess immediately the premium […]

  • The latest scandal in Italian football July 26th, 2006 Miscellaneous

    Okay. How do you teach Italian football giants a lesson? Seemingly, you offer up a just punishment, and then go all soft and resort to a wrist slap. The extraordinary tale that has slackjawed football fans all over the world has included wire tapped phones, illicit meetings and locking refs in dressing rooms. Lazio and […]