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.
Posts Tagged ‘Joe Hart’
Peter Butler reviews the current England goalkeeping conundrum and looks towards the future.
As Joe Hart returns to Manchester City to battle for the club’s number one shirt, Ben Trasler looks at the plight of the often forgotten sub keeper.
As the song went; “What a difference a year makes”. That can be said for a number of players who have gone from World Cup no-hopers to having a realistic chance of a spot in the 30-man preliminary squad which is announced today. Before this season, Bobby Zamora had spent nearly six years on the […]
There is a massive selection headache for Ruining Football with the double gameweek for four teams heavily influencing the starting eleven. Another week, another gamble. The subject of this week’s shot in the dark is the returning Aaron Lennon with Tottenham having two massive games that will define their season. The pacy winger has been […]
The annual PFA award nominations were announced this week, and were again showing a distinct lack of originality and imagination, further questioning the integrity of both the Player of The Year gong and its little brother, the Young Player of The Year. After Ryan Giggs was honoured as the player of the 2008/09 campaign, despite […]
Big scores are pretty much guaranteed this fantasy football gameweek with ten teams playing twice,and Chelsea striker Didier Drogba leads the line for Ruining Football as skipper. Chelsea’s exit from the Champions’ League was a massive boost for Fantasy Football managers everywhere. The Blues no longer have one eye on European competition as they enter […]
After struggling to field a team for the last number of weeks, Ruining Football now boasts a full compliment of players for this gameweek. It feels weird not having to scrape a team together, and if anything it has been difficult to pick a team because there are too many players that could do a […]
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 […]
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 […]