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.
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 […]