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England-USA reaction – ITV and RTE in sideways worlds

In the aftermath of England-USA, it seemed RTE and ITV inhabited two entirely different universes. Eamon Dunphy: "An astonishingly inept performance by England." Gareth Southgate: "I thought we played well. You just can't legislate for that goal." Graeme Souness: "I can't believe...

Micky Adams: If the analogy fits …

It's handbags at dawn down in League 2. Following Port Vale's disappointing 3-1 away loss to Notts County, manager Micky Adams described his team as, "a woman who had a big fur coat on but underneath she's got no...

Arshavin goes back to the future to leave Liverpool in the dirt

But Eboue, as always, is the real star of the show. Spotter's badge to the Arseblogger

The best commentator ever

Tiziano Crudeli puts the passion back in Italian football. Seen on italymag.co.uk

ESPN report card

How did Ray Stubbs, Rebecca Lowe, Chris Waddle and co get on in their first season together? Live game selection EPL, SPL, Serie A, Bundesliga, Eredivisie, Russia & Portuguese leagues, MLS, Europa Lg Best show Serie A Weekly Roundup packs all you...

Wind-assisted own-goal

Strong wind and dodgy keeper conspire to create finest own-goal for many a year. Though the big centre forward seemed anxious to claim a generous slice of the credit.

Franck Ribery keeps busy while out injured

Munich star puts himself in the shop window.

Dangerhere is supporting Mexico in the World Cup

Time to forget Johnny Aldridge's problems with the man in the yellow hat and get behind Vela, Hernandez and co. It's all The Sun's fault, who have assigned 32 top (should that be "top, top") UK football blogs one each...

Bayern defeat of Manchester United recreated in Lego

Typical Germans! Michael Carrick's tumble is particularly poignant in its execution.

Panel Beaters: RTE v BBC v ITV

Who will win the battle of the chat in Brazil?

Penalty revenge on cartwheel keeper

Imitation is the best form of gloating.

The Last Chance Saloon for Chester City

A little more than 18 months ago, Chester City were riding high in League Two and dreaming of promotion to the 3rd tier of English football. Although their season subsequently nose-dived into oblivion, even the most pessimistic of Chester fans...

Welcome to hell, sorry Hull.

"We lived the dream" Is what former Leeds United chairman Peter Ridsdale now rather infamously stated as his Elland Road empire crumbled around him. We've all heard the stories of the expensive pet fish in the office and Seth Johnson's...



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