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Liverpool Light — now that’s entertainment

April 7, 2008

Crouch celebratesWas it just me, or did anyone else secretly prefer Liverpool Light to the Real Thing?

Is Pizarro right about ‘Big Head’ Ronaldo?

April 4, 2008

Ronaldo jumps a challenge

AS Roma’s Chilean midfielder David Pizarro has taken Cristiano Ronaldo’s stepovers, fancy flicks and double dummies personally.

Vlog on the pitch — What on earth was Bendtner up to?

April 4, 2008


Tune into the latest Vlog on the Pitch, as our dynamic duo Owen Wyatt and Jon Bramley discuss Manchester United’s effortless brilliance, Barcelona’s flawed beauty and Nicklas Bendtner’s inexplicable fondness for Irish dancing.

Arsenal and Liverpool serve up real English flavour

April 3, 2008

Fabregas and Lucas

Just how English was the all-English Champions League quarter-final between Arsenal and Liverpool on Wednesday?

Should Rijkaard have his parachute ready?

April 2, 2008

Rijkaard hugs BojanIt was just like old times for me covering Frank Rijkaard’s press conferences either side of Barcelona’s Champions League win over Schalke, as another Dutch coach got the Louis van Gaal treatment from the media.

Vlog on the pitch – are Manchester United the new Brazil?

March 31, 2008

Arsenal’s comeback to win 3-2 at Bolton was special, but Manchester United’s 4-0 demolition of Aston Villa on Saturday was simply sublime. Cristiano Ronaldo’s amazing flick for the first goal summed it all up.

Friday afternoon question: Will Ronaldinho leave Barcelona?

March 29, 2008

Ronaldo de Assís Moreira AKA RonaldinhoIs Ronaldinho about to become the latest player to leave the Nou Camp by the back door?

Champions League draw — your views

March 14, 2008

Cech prepares for last season’s penalty shoot-out

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Champions League looks great, but there will have been a collective groan from anyone looking ahead to the semi-finals.