Browsing All Posts published on »September, 2010«

Heskey finally finds his feet under Houllier

September 27, 2010


"Heskey's contribution is misunderstood and heavily underappreciated by fans."

Panic on the streets of London

September 26, 2010


By Tim Harris ARSENAL, Tottenham, and Chelsea completed a trio of big London clubs who fell foul in their Premier League clashes over the weekend. A freak set of results left a black cloud hanging over London, as two of its giants were slain on home soil, and their biggest titan returned from the City of Manchester […]

Everton pay the penalty

September 22, 2010


By Tim Harris CARELESS team selection sees David Moyes’ Everton dismissed from the Carling Cup by Brentford on penalties, proving once again that Premier League managers take the competition far too casually. In what should have been a comfortable away victory at Griffin Park, the Merseyside club crashed out of the Carling Cup last night in only the third […]

TOP OF THE CLASS: Footballers who aren’t just a pretty face

September 20, 2010


"Listening to post-match interviews, it's sometimes hard to disagree with the stereotype of the uneducated footballer."

Praying for a win – the Vatican City at World Cup 2014?

September 19, 2010


As the Pope ends his tour of England and Scotland Luke James asks whether we might see a Vatican international team in the future? It may be the smallest nation state on earth but the fact remains that theoretically the Vatican City have more of a right to play international football than Wales, England, Scotland […]

Pratley is Swans’ top scorer, but it mustn’t stay that way

September 18, 2010


By Tim Harris   DARREN Pratley is currently Swansea City’s top scorer, joint with youngster Scott Sinclair.  But the Swans desperately need a vast increase in goals from their strike force. Pratley has netted 3 goals already this season, proof that the Swansea midfielder has managed to continue the good form that he showcased at the […]

Spurs subdued by German efficiency – but fans should be satisfied

September 15, 2010


By Tim Harris GOALS either side of half-time for Werder Bremen to draw the game reminds Spurs of the tough test that the Champions League poses. Despite throwing away a lead against Werder Bremen in their Champions League opener last night, Tottenham recorded a vital point away to the Bundesliga side. Spurs were 2-1 ahead at […]