After a bit of an absence from BackPageFootball, Ed Diggins returns with his popular Off The Cuff column to look at some of the game’s current talking points including the FAI and Manchester United’s financial situation.
17 – In number seventeen of Hold The Back Page, Ciarán and Chris talk about Ireland versus Norway, Steven Gerrard’s injury against France, Robert Pires, Michael Jackson look-a-likes, as well as how many people had a bet on Sunderland’s 3-0 win over Chelsea. Cathal Dervan of the Sunday Star is on the line to discuss Trapattoni’s future and the state of the Irish national team, while goalkeeping blogger Aidan Elder talks about Shay Given, Joe Hart and England’s ‘keeper situation. In ‘Tip/Off’ this week, we’ve selected Fulham v Manchester City.
Premier League fans are often described as being the best in the world while paying through the roof to watch their team in action, but how do they match up with their German counterparts? Vampy Archer takes an in depth look at both nations’ supporters.
Football in Australia has really taken off on the back of two successful World Cup campaigns for the national side, and the Central Coast Mariners look to have unearthed a gem in the form of Mustafa Amini.