Category Archives: The beautiful game

Posts on football .

Fanboys , Haters #sameguys

I support Manchester United and I want them to win every match, but that certainly does not mean that I will defend Chicarito’s offside goal against Chelsea. Having watched a my share (and several other people’s share) of football , … Continue reading

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The Rooney episode

The Wayne Rooney episode is one that has elicited analyses and theories and gossip from football fans (and dumasses who just like to talk about football to sound cool) from all over the world. And why not? After all going … Continue reading

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Champions League Final 2010

I went into this match hoping Inter would win because they actually deserved to be in the final (unlike Bayern who got there with 2 away goals victories in the knock out stages, both thanks to Arjen Robben wonder goals). … Continue reading

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Liverpool jokes

The Telegraph has an article about the shambles Liverpool are in . Some of the better jokes: 1. Alberto Aquilani is like having a ‘Z’ in Scrabble. You wait forever for your chance to cash in, by which point everyone … Continue reading

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Where have all the stars gone?

Every era is known by it’s stars . For example , the 50’s are known as the decade of  Matthews ,  Fontaine , Greaves ,  Finney , Seeler , Ghiggia , Rahn , Kopa , Hidekguti , Pushkas , Kocsis … Continue reading

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Summer Madness

It’s a mad mad summer so far. And no, I am not referring to the ridiculous heat in Jamshedpur. Compared to last years insipid transfer scene somewhat salvaged by the dramatic Robinho to City move , this year has been … Continue reading

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Feverpitch

I read a book called ‘Feverpitch’ by Nick Hornby a few weeks ago. It describes his love bordering on obsession for football and the impact it has on his life. The book is very well written and tries to examine why … Continue reading

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The centenary community shield

Manchester United have beaten Portsmouth on penalties to win the Centenary Community shield. The match was decent. Man Utd played a rather curious line up with Carrick on the bench and O’ Shea in midfield. Fletcher screwed up numerous chances … Continue reading

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A gem from Football 365

Football 365 reports : “Inevitably, after Alex Ferguson said on Friday that he wanted to sign a striker before the start of the new season, the paps have gone into overdrive in speculating on who that forward might be. And … Continue reading

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oops!

All I’ve read for the last two months in the sports sections of various newspapers tabloids are stories about Cristiano Ronaldo’s imminent departure from the club all supposedly validated by his ‘close friends’ ,’ sources close to Man United’ , … Continue reading

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