Archive for February, 2010

Arsenal 1 - 0 Liverpool 0

Arsenal 1 – 0 Liverpool

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Arsenal ended a tough run of fixtures on a high tonight with a hard fought 1-0 victory over Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium. Abou Diaby’s 71st minute goal was enough for the Gunners to secure all three points and extend their lead over Liverpool in the league to eight points, consolidating their third place in […]

Serie A – Week 23 Review 0

Serie A – Week 23 Review

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BPF’s resident Serie A expert Chris Mann is back with a round up of the latest goings on in Italy as Inter continue to lead the way. We’re only a little over half-way through the season, but it already looks as though Internazionale have got a fifth consecutive Serie A title all but wrapped up. […]

Photo Special: China 3 - 0 South Korea 1

Photo Special: China 3 – 0 South Korea

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China has ended a 32 year winless streak against South Korea by beating the 2002 World Cup semi finalists 3-0 today in East Asian Men’s Soccer Championship. The Championship features four teams – China, South Korea, Hong Kong and hosts Japan, and each team plays each other once in a league format. The South Koreans, […]

Crisis at Fratton Park 2

Crisis at Fratton Park

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Portsmouth Football Club have been granted a minor stay of execution by the English High Court today as the winners of the 2008 FA Cup were given one more week to come up with the funds required to pay off an outstanding tax bill of £11.5m. The club entered the courts in a bid to […]

Back with a bang 0

Back with a bang

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Didier Drogba’s spectacular return to the Premiership has left Neil Sherwin no option but to take a four point hit to get the Chelsea man back in his Fantasy Football team. It was simply a sensational comeback. Didier Drogba gunned down Arsenal with a stunning first half display having been absent from the league for […]

Chelsea 2 - 0 Arsenal 3

Chelsea 2 – 0 Arsenal

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Chelsea regained position at the summit of the Premier League this evening after beating fellow Londoners Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. For the second time in the space of a week, Arsenal looked far outclassed by other big four opposition and never looked like coming out on top in the fixture. A lot has been made […]

Euro 2012 Qualification Draw 0

Euro 2012 Qualification Draw

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The draw to decide the qualifying groups for Euro 2012, set to be joint hosted by Poland and Ukraine, was made in Warsaw this morning. The seeding system in place made it quite likely that some of the British Nations and the Republic of Ireland could meet each other in competition for a spot in […]

Serie A - Week 23 Preview 1

Serie A – Week 23 Preview

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After a somewhat tedious round of action last weekend, week 23 should prove more exciting with the chasing pack trying to keep pace with Internazionale at the top of the table in a number of intriguing fixtures. The stand-out game of the weekend sees an in-form Roma side travel to Florence on Saturday night where […]

Terry axed as England skipper, replaced by Rio 0

Terry axed as England skipper, replaced by Rio

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John Terry has been stripped of the England captaincy following a meeting with manager Fabio Capello at FA headquarters this morning. In a statement released just after midday on the FA website, Capello explained his decision. “After much thought, I have made the decision that it will be best for me to take the captaincy […]

United front 1

United front

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A disatrous gameweek has seen Ruining Football slide down the Fantasy Football standings. This week we’ve invested heavily in Manchester United going to town on Portsmouth at Old Trafford. After a quite horrific gameweek that culminated in just 36 points, desperate measures have been taken to get things back on track. Into the side comes […]