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1. Barcelona to make Â£12m bid for Jonny Evans? Nah, can’t see it. [@ Football Corner] 2. Who Ate All the Pies ranks second in the bloggers’ league! Does that mean we qualify for the bloggers’ Champions League? [@ Twofootedtackle] 3. Freddie Ljungberg’s migraine: “I couldn’t see my boots.” [@ Sounders FC blog] 4. Sir […]
Hollers is back, and about time too “What I wanna do now is relationships. You see, the way I look at it, I almost had an affair… I ran off with another bird, didn’t I? Which was Leicester and she didn’t like me, she didn’t want me, she threw me out. And I’d say sorry […]
Who’s more valuable: a great striker or a brilliant keeper? David Villa v Gigi Buffon (Group B) The second game in Group B is a David v Goliath match-up: little David Villa against the imposing massiveness of Gigi Buffon. Who you got? Vote below…
The opening fixture in Group B Kaka v Diego (Group B) (Group B: Kaka, Diego, David Villa, Gigi Buffon) Tough bracket, Group B, and we kick off with an all-Brazilian clash. Kaka’s form has dipped a bit since 2006/07, while Diego’s career is on the up -Â he has been superb for Werder Bremen in the […]
Leeds striker complimented opposition defender “He tries to chat with you during the game. There were times on Saturday when he was complimenting me on my game saying things like ‘good header’ and ‘nice tackle’. “I didn’t know whether he was winding me up or trying to put me off but it was very strange. […]
Pies 2.0 has its own Twitter profile, of course. It’s the craze that’s sweeping the webnet, so I’m told by @StephenFry.
Rumours of Who Ate All the Pies’ death were greatly exaggerated Return of the King…Â hmm, is that too cocky? Yeah, maybe that’s too cocky. But yes, Pies is about to make a comeback, and soon. Unlike Han Solo in that trash compactor, we have a good feeling about this. Hope you do too. Watch this […]
For those of you who still check Pies every now and again, hoping that it’s started up again, sadly it hasn’t. That’s not to say there’s zero chance Pies 2.0 will ever kick off, but probably not in the short-term. Boo, hiss etc. But I do now have my own football blog, so if you […]
Come in Pies, your 90 minutes is up To those of you wondering about the recent inactivity on Pies, it’s only fair to put you in the picture: In its current form, as published by Shiny Media, Pies is no more. I won’t go into the reasons why – I’m just the editor, and the […]
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They tried to make him go to rehab and Michael Chopra said yes, yes, yes [Mirror]
Oh Stevie Mac, when are you coming back?
This morning’s soccer-shaped snacks Football gastronomy English clubs ditch the sloppy pies and Bovril, and replace them with parsnip crisps and fresh pasta. [Guardian] Shit Lookalikes Franck Ribery as Al Pacino in The Godfather. Nope, we don’t see it. [The Spoiler] Kit Parade Top 5 worst football shirts for the new Premier League season. One […]
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With Euro 2008 reaching final fever pitch, why not take part in your own football game this Sunday? At 11.00am on Sunday 29th June dads and their kids all over the country will be grabbing a ball and kicking it around for a nationwide BIG KICK. Get involved wherever you are or come along to […]
It looks like Luis Aragones was once again using his own unique brand of motivation to propel Spain past Russia and into the final.
…And it’s much more enjoyable than the real Austria vs Germany game, funnily enough Did they swap paint after the game? [Spotted... all over the web, including at The Offside and The Spoiler]