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Torres: Waning? Waned? Or Not Waning?

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FERNANDO TORRES hit the net last night, but his Liverpool side slumped to another defeat – this time against Blackpool.

But Torres has found goals hard to come by this season; last night’s was just his seventh in the Premier League.

Those goals have come at a rate of one every 232 minutes, whereas in his first three seasons in England his 56 goals arrived every 107 minutes.

When does a lack of form become an irreversible decline for a top-quality sportsman? Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

January 13, 2011 at 8:39 pm

Mourinho attempting to tick ego-boxes

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REAL MADRID will finally unveil José Mourinho as their new manager on Monday after agreeing compensation with Inter Milan.

Despite Inter being owed £13.5million under the terms of Mourinho’s contract, club president Massimo Moratti settled for a deal worth between £6 and 7million.

Even though Mourinho is probably the best manager of his generation, this deal means Real Madrid have spent considerably less on him than they did on Jonathan Woodgate. Read the rest of this entry »

Ref shows Ronaldinho the wrong card

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GRAHAM POLL has finally lost his title of the world’s most inept referee.

Although Poll showed three yellow cards to the same player at the 2006 World Cup, the referee of AC Milan’s pre-season friendly against Inter Milan did not even realise what card he was flashing. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Andrew Brook

July 27, 2009 at 8:18 pm

Start planning for next summer now

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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 »

Sporting beard-off won by a whisker

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I WENT to the cinema on Saturday to watch the new comedy film The Hangover and took great pleasure in witnessing one of the greatest beards ever seen on the big screen.

It got me thinking though – what is the greatest sporting beard? Read the rest of this entry »