The Football Awards

Snorefest of the year:

The FA cup final between Man Utd and Chelsea . About the most boring match ever.

Advice of the year:
Watch out for Mark Clattenburg !!

Comeback of the year:

West Ham staying up despite all odds stacked up against them .

Commentry of the year:

Clive Tyldesley: “This won’t be Manchester United’s biggest win in Europe – they actually won a game 10-1.”

David Pleat: “I remember that as a young man – against Anderlecht wasn’t it?”

Tyldesley: “It was in 1903, David.”

Financial loss of the year:

England’s non qualification for Euro ’08 will cost the British economy about a billion pounds.

Grim Reaper of the year:

Avram Grant. Three Premiership managers in little over a month were sacked immediately after defeats to Grant’s Chelsea side.

WTF headline of the year:

‘Glen Johnson Arrested For Stealing Toilet Seat From Dartford’s B&Q’

Family man of the year:

Anton Ferdinand, who told West Ham he would be spending his week off tending to his sick grandmother on the Isle of Wight, only to fly to South Carolina in the United States for ‘ahem’ at the splendidly-named Knock Knock nightclub.

Job Satisfaction of the year:

Reading manager Steve Coppell for revealing: “I never enjoy my job. Never. I can’t enjoy management. I work all week to win a game. If we win I have an unbelievable high for 20 minutes. But then it’s thinking about the next game. If we are beaten it’s a bottomless pit.”

Most predictable headline of the year:

‘Harry Redknapp arrested’

Most comman spelling mistake of the year:

‘Christiano’ Ronaldo.

Money maker of the year:

David Beckham , who signed a 128m pound contract with LA Galaxy. Not bad for a Sunday League pub team.

Fight of the year:

The brawl that followed Valencia v/s Inter.

Team mates of the year:

Craig Bellamy and John Arnie Riise. Remember the golf club incident?

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