Archive | September 1, 2012

Berbatov – The Enigma

Berbatov – a lazy misunderstood genius or a flat track bully? TKTG offers two views on the former Man United striker. Richard Jolly: How Berbatov failed to win over Fergie. “In 2008, it was Manchester City and Manchester United competing for Dimitar Berbatov. In 2012, it was Juventus and Fiorentina before the Bulgarian opted for […]

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Barca – Real: thinking of each other

” Both sides were playing without their most expensive signing of the summer – Luka Modric for Real, Alex Song for Barcelona. The precise role of each player is uncertain, but both are more naturally suited to the other side – Modric is a short passer that Barca would probably buy if they didn’t already […]

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Chelsea and City – still spending….

Chelsea wanted to break even but they are breaking the bank first. Manchester City approached transfer deadline day as if trembling about Uefa’s accountants. Then they splashed out. Notable information from the article: “Chelsea have always said they want to break even and comply with Uefa’s rule that clubs can lose only €45m (£35.6m) in […]

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10 things to look out for this weekend

After the closing of the transfer window – The Guardian takes a look at the top 10 things to look out this weekend. 1. Fulham without Dembele and Dempsey. 2. No Rooney for United – will it help RVP and Kagawa flourish? 3. Two clean sheets for Arsenal so far. 4. Stephan Ireland – will […]

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