Archive | October 2, 2012

Chelsea’s triple threat shows tremendous promise

Stamford Bridge hasn’t been a natural home for gifted playmakers in recent years. Chelsea have had Frank Lampard — a top-level attacking midfielder at his peak, but a powerful runner and an excellent goal scorer rather than a beautiful provider. There was Joe Cole, who briefly fulfilled his great promise, but critics said he was […]

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Gary Neville – TV Pundit

Presumably now those people who threatened to cancel their subscriptions when Gary Neville was appointed as Sky Sports’s main pundit have come to realise, whether they like to admit it or not, that if they can just detach themselves from the endless slog of club allegiances for a few moments and listen, without prejudice, there […]

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Is Rio past it?

As Gareth Bale brushed aside Rio Ferdinand to score Tottenham’s second goal during their famous win at Old Trafford, most football fans were beginning to understand why Roy Hodgson continues to ignore Rio for national team selection. The England boss is due to announce his squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers, and might have […]

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