Archive for December, 2009

BPF's European Team of the Decade 4

BPF’s European Team of the Decade


Goalkeeper: Iker Casillas (Spain) Having become the youngest goalkeeper to ever start a European Cup Final in 2000, Casillas became the undisputed number one for both club and country, a model of consistency and a central figure in the four league titles and two Champions League trophies Real Madrid have won during his time at […]

Megson relieved of Bolton duties 0

Megson relieved of Bolton duties


Struggling Bolton Wanderers have sacked manager Gary Megson after a poor first half of the season that sees them struggling in 18th place in the Premiership. Megson had been in charge at the Reebok Stadium since 2007 but never really endeared himself to fans and was booed during last night’s 2-2 draw with Hull City, […]

Match Report: Aston Villa 0-1 Liverpool 0

Match Report: Aston Villa 0-1 Liverpool


A last gasp Fernando Torres strike handed Liverpool a vital victory in the race for fourth tonight at Villa Park. The snow was relentless as both sides fought to keep in contention of the league’s fourth spot currently held by Tottenham. The home side got off to the better start, winning the first corner just […]

January's Top 10 Transfer Targets 1

January’s Top 10 Transfer Targets


Marouane Chamakh – Top of Arsene Wenger’s objectives this January has got to be improving his forward options, and his number one target must be Bordeaux and Morocco striker Marouane Chamakh. The two have been linked in the past, but with Arsenal’s shortage of striking options and height at the top of the field, Wenger […]

Van der Sar granted leave 0

Van der Sar granted leave


Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Van der Dar has been granted an indefinite leave of absence by the club so he can return to Holland to be with his ill wife. The 39 year old had returned home for treatment on a knee injury when Annemarie van Kesteren suffered a brain haemorrhage on December 23. “Annemarie […]

Concentrating on the league 0

Concentrating on the league


Dumped out of the Fantasy Cup at the second hurdle, Ruining Football now just have the league to focus on with a double gameweek meaning there are big points up for grabs. The Fantasy Cup is essentially a lottery. That might sound like the bitter musings of someone who just lost to a team 1.5 […]

Petrescu departs Unirea post 0

Petrescu departs Unirea post


Unirea Urziceni, who will face Liverpool in the Europa League in February, have surprisingly parted company with manager Dan Petrescu. The Romanian champions currently lie second in the domestic league, level on points with leaders CFR Cluj, and narrowly missed out on a place in the last 16 of the Champions League this season. “We’ll […]

Football League Fan of the Year 1

Football League Fan of the Year


The Football League, in association with EA Sports, has begun its search for the Fan of the Year, with the winner to be announced at a gala dinner at the league’s annual awards ceremony. Voting in the awards, run in conjunction with FourFourTwo magazine, closes on January 20, 2010, and the winners will be announced […]

Boxing Day bonanza 0

Boxing Day bonanza


The hectic festive season kicks off this weekend with a full compliment of Premiership fixtures, making it a busy time for fantasy football managers. The Fantasy Cup kicked off last weekend and Ruining Football progressed comfortably 47-34 against English side Buyher Lederhosen, and now take on totalloeb from Malaysia. A decent return of 1o points […]