Monthly Archives: September 2012

Manchester United v Newcastle Capital One Cup 3rd Round

A young Manchester United side defeated Newcastle in The Capital One Cup clash last night, with debuts for four U21 players. Three of those U21 players started in an inexperienced back four which featured Michael Keane, Scott Wootton and Marnick Vermijl.

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Moyes only has himself to blame (Leeds Utd 2-1 Everton) – Kieran

David Moyes

David Moyes looking on at his sides 2-1 defeat to Leeds.

There were 5000 Evertonians that made the trip to Elland Road on a cold, wet night in Yorkshire and once again we have been let down big time. This is or should I say was a cup we had a great chance of winning if we took it seriously. Unfortunately we didn’t.

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QPR So Far: ‘We’ll Be OK’

5 (league) games in and “We’ll Be OK” is one of many three worded statements mixed with confidence and hope that I have heard from fans, players & the manager about our start of the season and what is to come.

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The FA Independent Regulatory Commission’s statement on John Terry

An Independent Regulatory Commission has today [Thursday 27 September 2012] found a charge of misconduct against John Terry proven and has issued a suspension for a period of four matches and a fine of £220,000, pending appeal.
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The Terry Saga – Week 1

John Terry leaving Wembley Stadium yesterday

John Terry leaving Wembley Stadium yesterday

John Terry has had an up and down week to say the least. It all begun on a Sunday; last Sunday, and it was the spark of what shall now be known as ‘The John Terry Files’. Continue reading

City crash out of the cup

A sodden Roberto Mancini

A sodden Roberton Mancini looking on yesterday.

Roberto Mancini’s Champions last night dropped out of the newly named Capital One Cup, that makes it 4 games without a win for the boys from the Etihad.

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Day Two – Terry Saga

John Terry

John Terry arriving at Wembley Stadium today.

By Ethan

Chelsea and ex England Captain John Terry has again arrived at Wembley Stadium for the second day of his FA disciplinary hearing.

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Types of Fans (PART ONE)

“I fell in love with football as I was later to fall in love with women: suddenly, inexplicably, uncritically, giving no thought to the pain or disruption it would bring with it.” Fever Pitch (1992)

Tim Lovejoy has just asked me (on twitter) if it matters what types of fan there are. Is one better than the other? I say yes. This is based on my own experience of being a fan through the 80’s and 90’s, right up to today, going through the hard times before basking in my teams current glory (without naming my team now, it’ll be easy for you to gather who I support as I find it hard to disguise).Like the North / South divide or the class structure we have in this country, I believe there is a fan divide. Similarly to the 2 Ronnie’s’ & John Cleese Class sketch, I feel that ever presents look down on pic ‘n’ mixers who in turn look down on glory hunters.

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John Terry retires….

John Terry

John Terry waves goodbye to his England Career

JOHN TERRY last night sensationally quit England less than 24 hours before the Football Association hearing into the Anton Ferdinand saga was expected to begin.

Chelsea captain Terry announced his immediate retirement from international football, accusing the FA of making his position “untenable”.

The 31-year-old said in a statement: “I am today announcing my retirement from international football.