Category Archives: Football

Watch the goals from last night’s Milan derby

AC Milan and their neighbours Inter have been struggling by their own mighty standards these last couple of years. Both club’s league form has been pretty poor to say the least, culminating in no Milan representation in this year’s Champions League. … Continue reading

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Watch Messi break the Spanish La Liga goalscoring record

With Neymar to his left and Suarez to his right, Lionel Messi was still determined to get the goal himself, driving forth in one seriously selfish record-breaking mood. Team player and, ultimately, individual all at once. This sums up the … Continue reading

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Watch Chelsea goalie Petr Cech drum along to the music of Coldplay and Foo Fighters

Bloody ‘ell Petr Cech looks the part of a real rock drummer, doesn’t he? Good to see him without that goalkeepers’ helmet for a change, too. In fact, good to see him full stop, being somewhat underused this season and … Continue reading

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Lennon, Music and Bolton Wanderers

By John Hartley My hometown of Bolton might be famous for many things, but music is generally not one of them. Pete Shelley of Buzzcocks fame apparently went to college there in the 1970s, and Danny McFly is a proud … Continue reading

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Euro football roundup #4

By John Dobson A first for our follow-a-team-through-the-European-competitions experiment as both of our teams in the play-offs won through to the main draw of their respective competitions.

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Euro football round-up #4

By John Dobson The way the Champions League is unfolding, we’re switching allegiances as each round passes. In the third qualifying round, we were on Maccabi Tel Aviv who played Maribor. A goal coming five minutes into stoppages in the … Continue reading

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Napoli close to signing Fellaini’s hair and elbows

Italian Serie A side Napoli are hoping to confirm the signing of Man Utd’s Marouane Fellaini’s hair and elbows within the next 48 hours.

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Five things to look forward to in the coming football season

New coach, new set of initials The Premier League may have lost that gravel-voiced and overly tactical– but ultimately unsuccessful– AVB bloke, but it has gained another manager whose name gives players, managers, fans and media alike another excuse to refer to … Continue reading

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