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Last night, Birmingham and Southampton were involved in a 4-3 thriller which had great goals, funny goals and more. Highlight of the match was Kenwyne Jones’ celebration, caught on video last night by a giddy Saints’ fan

http://im.edirectory.co.uk/products/1092/i/cufcmousemat.jpg It would seem that Celtic want to be a proper club and start playing with the big boys now that they’re in the nosebleed territory of the Champion’s League. It seems that they’re for getting out of Scotland’s crappy league (contrary to what Gordon Strachan thinks mind you) Celtic’s chief executive Peter Lawwell insists that they are well positioned for any new developments in European football. “There are maybe five or six clubs with global recognition and we are one of them,” he said. “We are a…

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I don’t remember this advert for Umbro being on British TV. It might have just received so many complaints that it was taken off air before I saw it! [Rob Parker]

It’s time to look at another Uefa Cup shirt. This time it’s Eintracht Frankfurt, who will host Newcastle this evening. The overall theme of the shirt is downmarket AC Milan. The thick red and black stripes are courtesy of Jako (kit supplier to Portsmouth). The sponsor, Fraport, is the owner of Frankfurt Airport. Click here […]

This is hilarious! I’m sure everyone is familiar with the ‘yes’ or ‘no’ game (well, everyone except Phil Neville). The very basic concept around which the game revolves is that you are asked questions and cannot use the words ‘yes’ or ‘no’ in your answer. So, contrary to the footage you are about to watch, […]

Liverpool face Portsmouth at Anfield tonight, but we are going back to the corresponding fixture in 2004 to drool over this belter of a volley from Didi Hamann. [Rob Parker]

Why not celebrate Fabio Cannavaro winning the Ballon d’Or (I could have sworn it used to be called European Footballer of the Year!) with this Fanatico football figurine? This range is new to me, but as you can see they are similar to Corinthian figures but bigger and with their heads in proportion. You also […]

When Charlton’s Andy Reid scored against Everton at the weekend he must have been thrilled. By the same token, David Moyes must have been furious when he saw the ball whistle past Yobo’s arse as he lazily tied up his boots whilst an attack was on. Time for a spot of pointing and laughing I […]

Manchester United defenders Wes Brown and Mikael Silvestre are considering their futures at Old Trafford, according to The Sun. The form of January signings Nemanja Vidic (who has been, let’s be honest here, immense) and Patrice Evra plus Gabriel Heinze’s return after injury, have left Brown and Silvestre on the fringes of Sir Alex Ferguson’s […]

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Quotes of the Week

November 29th, 2006

http://www.cto-ict.org/images/queen.jpg There have been some cracking quotes floating around this week, including one from HRH Queen Elizabeth II (presumably a Reading fan?) when she quipped “Football’s a difficult business… and aren’t they prima donnas?” when speaking to…

Jokers in the West Ham squad have forced Argentinian striker Carlos Tevez to train in a Brazil shirt after he stormed out of Upton Park after being substituted against Sheffield United. Tevez was reportedly also ordered to pay a £1,000 fine to Great Ormond Street Hospital by the dressing room jury. Manager Alan Pardew announced […]

Chelsea gaffer, Jose Mourinho is hoping the sacrifice of staying in the north this week will result in another campaign-defining victory at Bolton. Mourinho’s side have virtually won the title twice at the Reebok and this time, the The Oilers will go into the game knowing three points on Wednesday evening could haul them level […]

Why would you want to watch the Vancouver Whitecaps playing a game in 1983 against a team called the Sounders? Well, apart from the fact that the Sounders is a funny team name and that listening to foreign commentary is always a giggle, you can see Peter Beardsley scoring a couple of cheeky goals for […]

http://www.valechumbar.com/media/uploads/abramovich.jpg Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge claims Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich’s spending power is stifling competition in European football. The former West German striker told Kicker magazine: “Given what Abramovich does every summer in the transfer market, how can German clubs stay competitive?” Rummenigge also accused…

Freddy Adu has been warned not to move to Manchester United by his coaching staff at DC United. The Guardian reports that both manager Peter Nowak and technical director Dave Kasper have been pointing the 17-year-old in the direction of Ajax instead. Kasper said: "Does Freddy want to have to go to Watford on a […]

Watford and Sheffield United face each other in the Premiership tonight, but they have already met this year. Back in February it was a promotion tussle, this evening it is the stereotypical relegation battle six-pointer. Either side can put themselves on the verge of escaping the relegation zone with a win. Watford were comfortable winners […]

The FA are to contact Preston North End after their stadium announcer had a cheeky half-time dig at referee Uriah Rennie during Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace. Announcer Adam Catterall (pictured) said as the teams emerged after the break: "Welcome to the second half of the Uriah Rennie show." Somebody give that man a […]

The beauty of Who Ate All The Pies compared to straight football news websites is that we can post a picture like the one below with no sign of an accompanying story purely because it’s funny! So while we will always keep you updated with our slant on all the latest football news, you can […]

West Ham’s Carlos Tevez has said he is sorry for his huge hissy fit that saw him stropping out of Upton Park after he was substituted at the weekend. The Argentine striker was keen to make amends for reacting angrily during the 1-0 win against Sheffield United. He said: "I know I did very wrong […]

Miscellaneous

The Ronaldinho XI

November 27th, 2006

Imagine this. Eleven Ronaldinhos. Well, that’s exactly what some Japanese ad execs thought, and with a bit of wizardry, they made it happen. Watch and imagine just how frightening a team of Ronnies would be (and no, I’m not including the teeth in that). You can see how it was made by clicking here. [Mof […]

http://www.dw-world.de/image/0,,1610642_4,00.jpg FIFA president Sepp Blatter (pictured left showing off his footballing skills) has all but ruled out the introduction of video replays saying he would never allow matches to be halted as long as he remained the most powerful figure in world football. Whether he actually said that he was the most powerful figure in world football is debatable. Anyway…

Continuing on an alternative World Cup theme, the World Championships of Soccer for the Blind has kicked off in Argentina. The tournament got under way on Friday and will conclude this Thursday. Brazil, Paraguay, England, Spain, France, Japan, South Korea and the hosts are all competing. Although the games are generally played in good spirit, […]

You may not be surprised to know that the unofficial World Cup/tourism-boosting PR exercise taking place in Northern Cyprus we told you about has been won by… Northern Cyprus! The pre-tournament favourites narrowly defeated the mighty Zanzibar 5-0 in the semi-final before scraping past Crimea 3-1 to lift the trophy. Perhaps less predictable and more […]

Nicolas Anelka scored a spectacular goal against Arsenal on Saturday to open his account for Bolton, but here he is back in the days when he was happy and skinny scoring his first goal for the Gunners. An 18-year-old Anelka scored this goal against Manchester United in 1997 as he helped his side towards the […]

Good weekendGlenn Roeder Was unable to hide his delight as Newcastle recorded their first league win in nine against Portsmouth.Eggert Magnusson The new West Ham owner took the applause of the crowd before watching a 1-0 victory over Sheffield United.Nicolas Anelka What away to get off the mark for Bolton! A brace (including this cracker) […]