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Premier League predictions, week one … the reckoning

August 17, 2009

How did you get on? I expect it was better than most of us… As a look back to Friday lunchtime’s post will attest, our efforts at predicting the score on the opening weekend of the Premier League covered few of us in any glory.

Vlog on the Pitch: the great Spurs buyback programme

January 27, 2009

Could Robbie Keane be the next former Spur to return to White Hart Lane? And what’s behind the signing of Carlo Cudicini?

The Carling Cup is different, that’s why we love it

November 13, 2008

In September, Mitch Phillips argued here that the League Cup should be shuffled off into retirement. Who could argue for prolonging the life of this tired, unwanted “third competition”? Well, actually, after this week’s action, I would.

Old Trafford is just the place for a maverick like Berbatov

September 2, 2008

Berbatov looks back

Manchester United has proved the natural home for maverick showmen in the past and Dimitar Berbatov can become a worthy successor to those who have graced Old Trafford before him.

Bentley takes another step towards filling Beckham’s boots

July 31, 2008

Bentley (left) is eyeing up Beckham’s spot

He has the same initials and plays in the same position so David Bentley will hope that his 15million pounds transfer to Tottenham will help him dislodge David Beckham once and for all from the England team.

Vlog on the pitch – Why is Benitez looking closer to home?

July 29, 2008

Robbie Keane’s arrival at Liverpool and the long pursuit of Gareth Barry suggest Rafa Benitez is looking more at British Isles players than in the past.

Reality to bite for Spurs again?

July 25, 2008

Berbatov poses for an awardAs a new Premier League season comes into focus and the skies of expectation position themselves above White Hart Lane, it’s nearly time for another thrilling adventure for Spurs fans.

Which Euro 2008 players are on the move?

July 1, 2008

As the dust settles on Euro 2008 and attention turns to transfer market, it will be interesting to see how many of the top performers from the tournament will be on the move in the coming weeks.

Wheel comes full circle from Molineux to Moscow

May 21, 2008

Giant final ball

I was standing by the side of the M1 in front of my broken-down Morris 1100 on a hot afternoon in May 1972 with only one thought in my mind. And it wasn’t how to get my car fixed.

Vlog on the pitch – What will be the big close season transfers?

May 13, 2008

After Manchester United beat Chelsea to the Premier League title, the Londoners hit back by signing Porto’s Jose Bosingwa in the first big transfer of the close season (although he can’t play in next Wednesday’s Champions League final obviously).