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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

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