Archive for February, 2010

Old Firm Preview 1

Old Firm Preview

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Robbie Keane has almost seen it all. Playing in hostile environments for the likes of Leeds, Spurs, Liverpool and indeed Ireland means he should be prepared for anything football can throw at him. Ibrox is not the most welcoming of places at the best of times. Come 12.30 today, Keane will experience his first old […]

Premier League Preview 0

Premier League Preview

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On a weekend where the first silverware of the season is set to be handed out, all eyes would be expected to be focused on Wembley on Sunday afternoon when Manchester United and Aston Villa square up in the Carling Cup decider. Instead early on Saturday, the eyes of the footballing world will be gazing […]

A prayer to St. Andrew 0

A prayer to St. Andrew

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Ruining Football continue to slip down the Fantasy Football standings after a number of horror weeks and things don’t look like getting better any time soon. Birmingham City are the new Manchester United….in Fantasy Football terms anyway. With the Champions in Carling Cup action this week, I have turned to Birmingham City and their solid […]

Born in the USA 0

Born in the USA

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BPF contributor Michael Donnelly is back and takes a look at one of England’s group opponents at the 2010 World Cup in South Afrcia. It doesn’t take an expert to work out that Everton’s recent rise in form has coincided with the arrival in January of American soccer star, Landon Donovan. The Californian native has […]

Off The Cuff - Best & Worse Transfers of the Season 4

Off The Cuff – Best & Worse Transfers of the Season

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In this week’s Off The Cuff, Ed compiles a top five list of the best and indeed the worse Premier League signings of the season. Keeping up appearances are one half of the Manchester City backline, a heroic defender making his mark in the Midlands, and a certain £20million Italian midfielder who so far hasn’t […]

Inter Milan 2 - 1 Chelsea 0

Inter Milan 2 – 1 Chelsea

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Inter Milan came out on top of a close game in the San Siro tonight to take a 2-1 aggregate lead to London with them in three weeks time. The Italians took the lead inside just three minutes when Diego Milito opened the scoring with a slick turn and finish inside the Chelsea box. Inter […]

Bundesliga Round 23 3

Bundesliga Round 23

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Greetings! My name is Martyn, and I’ll be backpagefootball.com’s once-weekly Bundesliga Mr Mister from herein. The league is one I follow closely and adore, alongside Eredivisie, Serie A, and the three-tiered Football League here in Blighty! I’ll get it out of the way by admitting my soft spot enjoys caressing from Borussia Dortmund. Although I swear […]

Champions League Preview 1

Champions League Preview

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Just one English club in action this time around due to Liverpool’s failure to progress from the group stages. Much like David Beckham’s appearance against Manchester United last week, as Inter Milan face Chelsea this week all eyes will be on former Chelsea manager, current Inter boss and all-time “special one” Jose Mourinho as he […]

Man City 0 - 0 Liverpool 0

Man City 0 – 0 Liverpool

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Manchester City and Liverpool played out a dull scoreless draw at Eastlands today with neither side troubling the other enough to merit  taking the three vital points on offer. Aston Villa and Tottenham were the day’s big winners as they further increased the pressure on their opponents in the race for fourth place with comprehensive […]

Premier League Preview 2

Premier League Preview

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European action in midweek has had a knock on effect in terms of this weekends fixture list with five games on Saturday and five more on Sunday. Below we take a look into some of the more interesting games this weekend as many fans’ attention turns back to the league following FA Cup and European […]