Archive for October 2009
BACK in September Sir Alex Ferguson, like an embarassing dad, urged Jonny Evans to settle down and get married.
He argued that starting a family was the key to the stability that footballers need to perform at their best.
And this week two top Premier League stars took his advice and reaped the benefits. Read the rest of this entry »
INTER MILAN notched up one of the results of the season with their 5-0 trouncing of Genoa this weekend.
This was more impressive as they did it without their two stars, Samuel Eto’o and Diego Milito, and Genoa had a previously unbeaten home record.
But all that paled into insignificance, as did the goals from Esteban Cambiasso, Mario Balotelli, Patrick Vieira and Maicon, alongside this effort from Serbian Dejan Stankovic. Read the rest of this entry »
ARGENTINA scraped past South America’s worst team, Peru, on Saturday to give them a fighting chance of securing a World Cup place.
This was a very exciting game of football – Peru, trailing for much of the game, equalised on 90 minutes, before 35-year-old Martin Palermo scored a late winner for the Argies.
This is the same Palermo who once celebrated a goal by standing on a small wall, only for it to collapse under the weight of supporters, breaking his leg.
But this time Palermo was a nation’s saviour prompting the greatest goal celebration ever seen by a manager. Read the rest of this entry »
ENGLAND lost their unbeaten record in competitive matches under Fabio Capello with a defeat in the Ukraine.
And hardly anyone saw it.
Or at least that is what we thought was going to happen. Read the rest of this entry »
OCTOBER is well under way now, which can only mean one thing – time for Portsmouth to get a new owner.
People have spent that long on Mount Sinai with God. Read the rest of this entry »