Archive for August, 2009

Pompey, Fulham confirm new additions 0

Pompey, Fulham confirm new additions

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Portsmouth and Fulham have strengthened their squads with moves for Tommy Smith of Watford and South African international Kagisho Dikgacoi respectively. Striker Smith has moved to Fratton Park for a deal thought to be in the region of £1.8 million, joins Steve Finnan, Anthony Van Den Borre, Antti Niemi, Aaron Mokoena, and Frederic Piquionne as […]

Sneijder accepts Inter Milan switch 0

Sneijder accepts Inter Milan switch

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Wesley Sneijder has decided to accept a move from Real Madrid to Inter Milan, according to reports in Italy. Corriere Dello Sport reported the news earlier this evening, and it now looks like the Dutch midfielder will make the switch to the Italian giants. Sneijder had pledged his future to the Spanish side earlier in […]

Arsenal outclass Celtic in Emirates encounter 0

Arsenal outclass Celtic in Emirates encounter

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Celtic will have to look forward to playing in the Europa League this year as Arsenal knocked them out with a comprehensive 3-1 victory at the Emirates stadium, to give the Londoners a 5-1 aggregate victory. Nearly 60,000 fans turned out to see what was always going to be an uphill struggle for Celtic after […]

Al Fahim completes Portsmouth takeover 0

Al Fahim completes Portsmouth takeover

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Sulaiman Al Fahim has issued a statement announcing his investment group have completed their takeover of Portsmouth Football Club. It had looked like a consortium led by the club’s chief executive Peter Storrie was set to complete a deal for the troubled side. However, Al Fahim – appointed chairman at Fratton Park after passing the […]

FA: Hooligans should get life bans 0

FA: Hooligans should get life bans

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The Football Association will push for life bans to be imposed on the fans whose behaviour marred Tuesday night’s Carling Cup tie between West Ham and Millwall. The FA are looking into the events that saw a man stabbed outside Upton Park and pitch invasions occur following West Ham’s first two goals and again at […]

Pessimism Reigns Supreme 1

Pessimism Reigns Supreme

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Being an Everton fan over the past decade has seen it’s mountainous high points, but there’s always a sense of pessism lurking around, as Glenn Fitzpatrick explains. As a lifelong Evertonian I am well used to the ups and the downs that love for Everton Football Club brings. Although I was too young to remember […]

Moments of Magic #5 - Thierry Henry 0

Moments of Magic #5 – Thierry Henry

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Rivals Manchester United and Arsenal lock horns again this weekend, and Moments of Magic looks back at the winning goal from their clash back in 2000. #5 – Thierry Henry v Manchester United, 2000 Manchester United won the treble back in 1999, and retained their title in 2000, but on this particular Sunday in October […]

Lescott completes City transfer 0

Lescott completes City transfer

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Manchester City tonight finalised Joleon Lescott’s move to the club from Everton, and will train with his new team-mates for the first time tomorrow morning. The central defender, 27, has signed a five-year contract at Eastlands and manager Mark Hughes is overjoyed with his signing, “I am absolutely delighted to welcome Joleon to Manchester City. […]

Sol signs for Notts County 0

Sol signs for Notts County

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Notts County have confirmed the signing of Sol Campbell on a free transfer for a five-year deal. The League Two club unveiled the 34-year-old former Tottenham, Arsenal and Portsmouth defender at a press conference at Meadow Lane on Tuesday afternoon. Notts County manager Ian McParland said: “Sol’s record speaks for itself and he’s achieved just […]