Premiership results January 29-30

By | Jan 30, 2008

This round of games had some interesting fixtures on paper. Believe it or not, all the games on the 29th had the winning teams keeping clean sheets. Arsenal 3-0 Newcastle ( Emmanuel Adebayor, Mathieu Flamini, Cesc Fabregas) Newcastle didn’t pose a threat all to the Gunners, and slumped to their eight defeat in 12 games […]

Did Ivory Coast make the right decision ?

By | Jan 30, 2008

The Ivory Coast had a splendid opportunity to send rivals Nigeria out of the African Cup of Nations. Instead they did the Super Eagles a huge favour by beating Mali 3-0, and Nigeria qualified by virtue of their 2-0 over Reinhard Fabisch’s Benin. If Nigeria had failed to qualify , it would have been their […]

Chelsea and Tottenham to clash in Carling Cup final

By | Jan 27, 2008

This year’s Carling Cup final will feature one of the two teams that played at the Millennium Stadium last year for the title- Chelsea. The other finalist last year, Arsenal, lost to bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur, who will be making their first appearance in the final since 2002, when they lost to Blackburn Rovers. This […]

Wigan sign Marlon King

By | Jan 25, 2008

Wigan Athletic have signed striker Marlon King from Watford on a three and a half year contract. The move comes hours after Fulham, who were once favourites to sign King, let Collins John move to Vicarage Road. King joins Emile Heskey, Julius Agahowa, David Cotterill and on loan Marcus Bent in the list of strikers […]

African Cup of Nations results

By | Jan 23, 2008

Here are the results from the 26th African Cup of Nations being held at Ghana between January 10- February 20, 2008. Group A : Ghana 2-1 Guinea ( Gyan Asamoah, Sulley Muntari/ Oumar Kalabane) Namibia 1-5 Morocco ( Brian Brendell/ Soufiane Alloudi*3, Tarik Sektioui, Monsef Zerka) Guinea 3-2 Morocco ( Pascal Feinduono *2, Ismael Bangoura/ […]

Sports and TV

By | Jan 17, 2008

Apart from movies and news, people usually watch television for sports. Rupert Murdoch once reportedly said that he saw sport as the ” battering ram ” for pay television. Indeed, broadcasters fork out millions of dollars for winning rights to sporting events. A major reason why BSkyB is such a prominent player in the UK […]

Chelsea sign Ivanovic

By | Jan 17, 2008

Chelsea have signed Serbia and Montenegro defender Branislav Ivanovic from Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow for an undisclosed fee. Ivanovic has been given a work permit, and has also passed a medical and finalised personal terms. According to reports, he can play anywhere in defence, but used to play as rightback for Lokomotiv.

List of Premiership winter soccer transfers January 2008

By | Jan 13, 2008

Here is a list of all the transfer activity from in and around the Premiership. All the below mentioned transfers have had a Premiership club involved in some way or the other. All figures in pounds. If you find an error, please report it to us using the contact button on the top right hand […]

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