An Update From The Second Tier

An Update From The Second Tier

With 9 games played apiece and with nearly 300 goals scored in just over 7 weeks of action, it seems a fitting time to have a look back at the opening few weeks of the Championship… and where else to start than the West Londoners running away with the league already? Whilst you might be […]

Dindane to lead Pompey exodus

Dindane to lead Pompey exodus

With one game to go in the Premier League for relegated Portsmouth, the short-term future is bleak and full of uncertainty. The club and the fans go into the summer not knowing if there will a Portsmouth Football Club come August, and the beginning of the Coca Cola Championship season. But where does that leave […]

This weekend's betting tips

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]