Posts Tagged ‘Portsmouth’

This weekend's betting tips 0

This weekend’s betting tips


What a week of football. We could have done without Messi’s fourth goal which scuppered a very promising punt on a 3-1 win for Barcelona. But if a bet is to be ruined, an outstanding performance by the greatest player of our generation is just about the best consolation. This weekend we have six Premier […]

Fully Loaded 1

Fully Loaded


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 […]

Premier League Preview 0

Premier League Preview


On a weekend where the first silverware of the season is set to be handed out, all eyes would be expected to be focused on Wembley on Sunday afternoon when Manchester United and Aston Villa square up in the Carling Cup decider. Instead early on Saturday, the eyes of the footballing world will be gazing […]

Crisis at Fratton Park 2

Crisis at Fratton Park


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 […]

This weekend's Premier League preview 0

This weekend’s Premier League preview


Jamie Carragher celebrates his 600th game for Liverpool down south at chilly Portsmouth, Arsenal host Hull at the Emirates and Chelsea clash with West Ham in the London derby in the final gameweek before Christmas. Defender Jamie Carragher is set for his 600th appearance for Liverpool against Portsmouth on Saturday, becoming only the ninth player […]

Hart heads for Loftus Road 0

Hart heads for Loftus Road


Paul Hart has taken over as manager of Queens Park Rangers, replacing Jim Magilton who left the club by mutual consent. Former Portsmouth boss Hart takes over until the end of the season having left Fratton Park last month. The 56 year old has set his sights on a top six finish, telling the club’s […]

Perrin axed by St. Etienne 0

Perrin axed by St. Etienne


Former Portsmouth manager Alain Perrin has been relieved of his duties at French side St. Etienne after a poor start to the season which sees them in 17th place in Ligue 1. A weekend 3-0 defeat at the hands of Paris St. Germain was the final nail in the 53 year old’s coffin and he […]

This weekend's Premier League Preview 0

This weekend’s Premier League Preview


As the lead at the top narrows, Everton will look to do Manchester Utd a favour as they travel to Stamford Bridge, and Utd host Aston Villa at Old Trafford. Arsenal could drop out of the top four by the end of the weekend if they fail in their trip to Merseyside against a bolstered […]

Primus calls it a day 0

Primus calls it a day


Portsmouth defender Linvoy Primus has been forced to retire from the game following a presistent knee injury. The 36 year old defender enjoyed a good career at lower level before joining the club on a free transfer in 2000. He initially suffered the injury in 2007 but made a brief comeback in the final game […]

Premier League Round Up - Week 15 0

Premier League Round Up – Week 15


Manchester City came from a goal down to beat league leaders Chelsea at Eastlands, allowing Manchester United to close the gap at the top of the Premier League. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had taken an early lead at the City of Manchester Stadium after an unfortunate own goal by Emmanuel Adebayor, but were undone by a […]