Top 10 football links of the day: 20 October, 2009

Ollie Irish

20th, October 2009

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1. France coach Raymond Domenech brands Republic of Ireland “a sort of England B side”, the cheeky Gallic scamp. G-Trap will love that – it’s brilliant motivation for his players. And I won’t lower myself to grading Domenech’s coaching skills, but I will say he’d rank lower than a B. [World Cup Blog]

2. Top 10 Goals That Weren’t. [Transfer Tavern]

3. Martin Petrov and the 10 football sinners who got forgiven. [Mirror]

4. C-Ron’s boyfriend Kaka wins some Spanish tabloid’s Athlete of the Year award. [Kickette]

5. Wayne Rooney’s face in a tree. Yes, you read that correctly. [The Run of Play]

6. Italian banner of the season goes to a bunch of drunks. [The Spoiler]

7. The Guardian banned from Elland Road by Ken Bates, reports, er, The Guardian [The Guardian]

8. Leeds United mock Liverpool with set of giant inflatable balls. [The Sun]

9. Ten of the most memorable ‘soccer’ games at  NY’s Giants Stadium. [NY Times]

10. Was Arry Redknapp right to give Jermain Defoe a dressing down in front of his Spurs team-mates after being sent off against Pompey on Saturday? [White Hart Pain]