Category Archives: Results

Bradford City Vs. Arsenal: A Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words


In case you missed it, Arsenal were knocked out of the Capital One Cup last night by Bradford City. Despite an occasionally sparkly history, Bradford City currently compete in League 2, but beat Arsenal on penalties after defender Thomas Vermaelen missed from the spot.

Ain’t that a kick in the head?

The Weekend In Football: On The Flip Of A Coin


Thankfully, Attila is not nesting at the moment. That beard may have proved a problem if he had been. Image: DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images.

If you’re in a bad mood today, we suggest that instead of reading the Premier League section of this post, you should stare at the photo of Eintracht Frankfurt and their mascot above until you remember how much fun football can be when everyone behaves themselves.

You can then proceed directly to Lionel Messi’s happy place, unhindered by negative energy and a desire to start watching rugby.

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The Weekend In Football: The False False Number Nine & Other Stories


Even neutrals are embarassed by how much United need this man… and how much his former club miss him. Image: GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images.

Robin van Persie is a striker. So is Carlton Cole, on occasion. Fernando Torres used to be one, while Luis Suarez is a really good one when he’s not banned/rolling about on his back with his legs in the air.

Del Bosque has a hell of a lot to answer for, y’know.

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The Weekend In Football: Born Of Frustration

Having seen what happened to Cristiano a couple of weeks ago, Angel Di Maria is taking no chances. Denis Doyle/Getty Images Europe.

This week’s results post is less of a round-up and more of a sit-com.

Settle back, relax and have a six pack and a cloth handy.  This could get messy.

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International Friendlies: HE IS ZLATAN!

Image: Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe.

There are few superlatives you can shower upon Zlatan Ibrahimovic that he hasn’t already liberally bathed himself in.

Still, like everyone else with a vague interest in football and a deadline to meet this morning, we’ll give it a go.

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The Weekend In Football: Bow Chica Wow-Wow

This is called ‘making a case for the starting line-up’. Image: Michael Regan/Getty Images Europe.

Results. Sarcasm. Finger pointing. Embarrassing stories about betting.

Just the usual really.

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The Weekend In Football: Baby Steps

Edinson expects. Image: Marco Luzzani/Getty Images Europe.

We’re late, we didn’t have time to round up Serie A and we spilled coffee all over the carpet.

Honestly, we’d sack ourselves if there was anyone else to do this.

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Capital One Cup: Odds N’ Sods

Want to know how mad the Arsenal game was? Marouane Chamakh scored. TWICE. Image: Scott Heavey/Getty Images Europe.

Where to start?

Unlike Arsenal, we’ll begin at the beginning.

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The Weekend In Football: Cattle Prods & Coconut Oil

Mou prefers a 21st Century twist to the old ‘carrot & stick’ motivation technique… Photoshopping by SideEye.

Is it possible that Jose Mourinho has engineered Real Madrid’s eight point deficit to Barcelona, just so he can overhaul it and get one over on Pep Guardiola?

At this stage, we’re not putting anything past him. Including the repeated use of bovine torture devices.

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Champions League: A Little Something For Everyone

JT fiddles while Roman burns. Image: Michael Steele/Getty Images Europe.

Chances are, if your team’s hopes of qualification took a knock, one of your club’s fiercest rivals probably shipped points too.

It was that kind of Champions League week.

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