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The Celts’ keeper conundrum

October 11, 2010


By Tim Harris WALES and Ireland both sit in the difficult position of having goalkeepers who don’t play first team football for their Premier League clubs. Wayne Hennessey and Shay Given of Wales and Ireland respectively, have both yet to feature in a Premiership game this season. And having been confined to only the odd […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cardiff’s best chance yet

September 13, 2010


By Tim Harris UNDEFEATED Cardiff City have enjoyed a flamboyant start to a season poised to be their best promotion opportunity to date. One of only three teams yet to lose in the Championship, Cardiff have dared the world of football to believe this might be the year that they make the triumphant leap into the Premier […]

The Bale tale – proof of a magic youth academy?

September 9, 2010


By Tim Harris THE OUTSTANDING form shown by Gareth Bale in recent months provides strong evidence that Southampton’s youth system is enchanted. Tottenham and Wales fans alike have discovered a brand new hero in the form of Cardiff born winger Gareth Bale. Bale exhibited some impressive displays on the back end of last season, and finished with […]