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.
Archive for November, 2010
Major League Soccer will crown a first time champion this weekend as FC Dallas play Colorado Rapids in the MLS Cup Final in Toronto, and Michael Orr previews the game for us.
Since taking over at Aston Villa, Gerard Houllier has adopted a youth policy that looks like setting up the club for an exciting future, and Jonathan O’Shea looks at the new kids on the block.
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.
Defeat to Stoke last weekend means Roy Hodgson is continuing to walk a tightrope at Liverpool, and Ashley Escobar believes that the manager’s time is up.
With the country seemingly going down the pan, and one politician worse than the other maybe there are other answers out there.
Eamonn Power looks to the footballing world for inspiration as to how we could freshen up some of our top political posts and bring back the good times.
It was another action packed weekend in the Bundesliga and Vampy Archer returns with an update from one of Europe’s most exciting leagues.
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.
Celtic were less than impressive in their 1-0 win over St. Mirren at the weekend, but a defeat for leaders Rangers sees the gap between first and second in the SPL reduced to just one point.