The art of the commentator isn’t dead; it’s their sidekicks that need silencing

The art of the commentator isn’t dead; it’s their sidekicks that need silencing

In a recent Guardian article Jonathan Liew that the commentator should be replaced by silence, but it’s their sidekicks who need to disappear.   ‘Commentators have taken over but it’s time to let game do the talking,’ wrote Jonathan Liew in The Guardian this week, and the gist of his piece was fairly straightforward. Commentators, … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo to be offered Miami move, Chelsea eye Neymar

Cristiano Ronaldo to be offered Miami move, Chelsea eye Neymar

Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to be cut loose by Manchester United, with David Beckham’s Inter Miami emerging as a possible destination for the 37-year-old…   MANCHESTER TO MIAMI FOR RONALDO?Friday’s morning papers suggest Cristiano Ronaldo is paying the price for acting the d*ck on Wednesday night, with Manchester United fining the 37-year-old around £1million – … Read more

Casillas, Puyol and a big old gay ‘joke’ that will leave LGBTQ footballers despairing again

Casillas, Puyol and a big old gay ‘joke’ that will leave LGBTQ footballers despairing again

A badly judged joke from two former Spanish international players is a reminder of the work that football still has to do over LGBTQ matters.   No-one really wants to be here again, do they? It seems unlikely that Iker Casillas or Carles Puyol will have welcomed the attention brought by their attempt at a … Read more

The ridiculous stats after his half-decent start to Premier League life

The ridiculous stats after his half-decent start to Premier League life

Erling Haaland scored another goal in another Manchester City win this weekend, taking his total in his first seven Premier League games to 11 goals, which is a silly number of goals. He’s got three more in a couple of Champions League outings for the giggles as well, and has done all this despite famously … Read more

It’s Ronaldo v Rashford in a raging battle of the Manchester United clicks as football pauses

It’s Ronaldo v Rashford in a raging battle of the Manchester United clicks as football pauses

There’s no football so Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford dominate the football media because Manchester United.   Do one, Ron Ron RonYou think nothing is happening in football? Fools. The Sun have an exclusive. ‘Man Utd stars believe Cristiano Ronaldo will push for January transfer after losing place to Marcus Rashford’ And there we were thinking … Read more

Manchester United and Chelsea set to gate-crash six biggest ever summer transfer spends list

Manchester United and Chelsea set to gate-crash six biggest ever summer transfer spends list

Manchester United and Chelsea are both expected to fly through the £200m summer spending mark over the last two days of the transfer window, with Antony and Wesley Fofana set to arrive and perhaps several more. There’s even talk of Frenkie de bloody Jong. But where will that put them on a list of biggest … Read more

Man Utd set to offer contract extension to player after career looked ‘dead and buried’

Man Utd set to offer contract extension to player after career looked ‘dead and buried’

Premier League side Man Utd will reportedly offer a contract extention to Anthony Martial in a huge turnaround in fortunes for the striker. The Red Devils allowed the France international to leave on loan in the January transfer window with Sevilla getting him on a temporary deal until the end of last season. He had … Read more

Casemiro and his squirrel cheeks could be the signing to transform Manchester United

Casemiro and his squirrel cheeks could be the signing to transform Manchester United

Man Utd have needed a Casemiro for years. He could be the one to break the hex but if not, his career has already been too good to ruin.   Who’s this then?Carlos Henrique Casimiro is a 30-year-old, 6ft 1in Brazilian defensive midfielder born in São José dos Campos. He has just left Real Madrid … Read more

Manchester United given another reason to worry about Martinez as rival boss warns them of plan

Manchester United given another reason to worry about Martinez as rival boss warns them of plan

Lisandro Martinez remains an area of weakness which rival managers will target, but Manchester United should also worry about his cramping.   Tall orderIt turns out that an excellent individual performance in beating Liverpool is not nearly enough to end the Lisandro Martinez culture war. Bloke is still too small for Our League and that’s … Read more