Posts Tagged ‘Wayne Rooney’
MANCHESTER UNITED striker Michael Owen has given his side a massive boost by declaring himself fit for their festive fixtures.
Except he hasn’t.
No-one cares. Sorry Michael. Read the rest of this entry »
ON DAY five of the World Cup the tournament finally produced a game that managed to be both evenly matched and satisfactorily entertaining.
Three goals! Three actual goals! From different sides!
All three goals (assuming you believe Maicon, who has previous, meant it) were in fact just like watching Brazil.
A grown man cried at his national anthem, as though his life depended on it. Which it might have done.
Dunga wore a funny coat, which was possibly meant for a lady, but made him look like a camp tugboat driver.
What more could a football supporter want?
But the thirteen games prior to Brazil v North Korea were mainly drivel and emblematic of a worrying trend in world football. Read the rest of this entry »
AFTER all the hype the World Cup has finally begun, but France v Uruguay, the first match most people will have watched, was very, very dull.
Yet I, and presumably most other people, persisted with the game between two teams we do not really care about.
And this is the essence of the World Cup. Read the rest of this entry »
THIS weekend it was revealed that a footballer had an extramarital affair with a lingerie model.
This is as big a news story as Roger Federer finally ending Switzerland’s six-month long wait for a Grand Slam tennis title.
But the main outrage of John Terry’s tabloid chastising is not that he did the dirty on his wife, but that he did the dirty on his mate. 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 »