Archive for June 2009
THE football season eventually finished last night with the capitulation of the England Under-21s at the hands of Germany.
This means fans can get down to the real nitty-gritty of the summer – transfers. Read the rest of this entry »
MONDAY marks the first day of the second week of Wimbledon.
The second Monday is always the best day of the tournament, with all the men’s and women’s last 16 matches taking place.
But it is all downhill from here. Read the rest of this entry »
SIXTH-SEED Jelena Jankovic was today shockingly knocked out of Wimbledon by American teenager Melanie Oudin.
And Jankovic came up with an unusual excuse for the defeat in her post-match press conference. Read the rest of this entry »
TODAY I supported the British and Irish Lions and Andy Murray in their respective matches against South Africa and Viktor Troicki.
Nothing unusual about that as I am British and they are both British competitors. Read the rest of this entry »
ITALY lost 3-0 to Brazil in the Confederations Cup earlier this week, resulting in their elimination from the tournament, despite only having to get out of a group containing the USA and Egypt.
For many fans there is only one way to deal with such disappointment, cover your face in ice-cream. Read the rest of this entry »
THE Lions have rung the changes for the second test bringing in five new faces.
Rob Kearney and Luke Fitzgerald come into the backs with Simon Shaw slotting into the second row.
English duo Phil Vickery and Lee Mears have been dropped in favour of Welshmen Adam Jones and Matthew Rees, but it is not Vickery’s or Mears’ fault for they were never going to stand a chance against two men named Bismarck and The Beast. Read the rest of this entry »
IT IS TIME to get your head around this song now, so you know the words by the time the first Ashes test begins in two weeks.
I have never heard of the Wooden Urns either, but I think it is safe to assume neither them nor Phil “The Cat” Tufnell are going to secure million-pund record deals on the back of this. Read the rest of this entry »