Archive for January, 2010

Serie A – Week 21 Preview 0

Serie A – Week 21 Preview


The Milan derby is the highlight of another busy weekend of Italian football, and Chris Mann is here to preview all the action. I know I always say this, but (and this time I really, really mean it) this weekend’s programme of Serie A action is set to be an absolute cracker. The Milan derby […]

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Man Utd’s Top 10 Wishes


BPF’s resident United fan, and regular match-goer Ed Diggins lists his top ten wishes for his beloved club in 2010. 1 – LUHG. Love United Hate Glazer. Last week’s financial statements has caused mayhem amongst united fans everywhere. While I never for once will believe that United will ever enter total Financial trouble, as the […]

United to ink airline deal 0

United to ink airline deal


Manchester United may be £716 million in debt but they are still proving to be an attractive prospect for suppliers with news that a deal has been agreed with Turkish Airlines. The three year contract will see Air Asia replaced as the club’s official airline, and a similar deal between the Turkish company and Spanish […]

Serie A – Week 20 Review 0

Serie A – Week 20 Review


As the Serie A season develops, so it becomes an increasingly intriguing prospect. Week 20 produced several fascinating results, games which see the title race well and truly back on and Ciro Ferrara closer than ever to losing his job as manager of Juventus. So, without further ado, here’s what happened…. Inter’s seemingly irrepressible march […]

Manchester City 2 - 1 Manchester United 0

Manchester City 2 – 1 Manchester United


Manchester City have drawn first blood in their League Cup semi final tie with rivals United after Carlos Tevez inspired them to a 2-1 win at Eastlands tonight. Roberto Mancini’s men came from a goal down in what was a pulsating first tie between the country’s most successful club for the past two decades and […]

Photo Special - Ivory Coast 3 - 1 Ghana 0

Photo Special – Ivory Coast 3 – 1 Ghana


Ivory Coast became the first side to reach the quarter finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Ghana last night. The Ivorians took the lead through Gervinho after 23 minutes and extended their advantage just after the hour mark thanks to a free kick from Siaka Tiene. Skipper Didier Drogba […]

Serie A – Week 20 Preview 0

Serie A – Week 20 Preview


After Milan’s convincing win over an abject Juventus last Sunday, the hunt for the Scudetto has clearly become a two-horse race, writes Chris Mann. With Inter scraping past Siena with a last minute winner from Walter Samuel, José Mourinho’s team retained their eight point lead at the top of Serie A, but their vulnerabilities were […]

Ireland set for Brazil clash 0

Ireland set for Brazil clash


The Republic of Ireland are to face Brazil in a friendly in March, but the game will be played at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium in London. International sports event promoter Kentaro has announced the fixture, which was given to the FAI as part of a compensation packag for the Thierry Henry handball incident in the World […]

Straight swap up top 0

Straight swap up top


With six teams playing twice this gameweek there are plenty of fantasy football points up for grabs, though Fernando Torres won’t be responsible for any of them. An injury to Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has meant that there was no choice but to use this week’s transfer to get in a replacement. The Spaniard needs […]

Campbell set for Arsenal return 0

Campbell set for Arsenal return


Sol Campbell looks set to return to former club Arsenal after he appeared for their reserve team game against West Ham at Upton Park last night. The 35 year old has been a free agent since he left Notts County earlier this seasonand will return to the Gunners on what is believed to be a […]