Liverpool & Kevin Prince Boateng. No…

I sometimes wonder whether TalkSport employees just publish stories to see what they can get away with. And on that note, here’s their latest… Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool could…


Preferred England team for Poland

Are we more excited that England are playing, or that today is the last day of this international entertainment vacuum? You can guess. Anyway, here’s our preferred starting line-up for…


Chelsea linked with another flair-heavy Brazilian

Careful with this one, it comes from Caught Offside, and their reputation for truth-telling isn’t exactly 100%. Supposedly, Chelsea are ready to fill the gaps that exist in the nether…


Missing Rafael Van der Vaart at Tottenham

Players like Rafael Van der Vaart are rare, in two different senses. As a footballer, obviously he has an abundance of technique and was a natural asset at White Hart…


Manchester United linked with Ghanaian forward

Speculative rumour time, courtesy today of TalkSport. Beware, the original article uses the phrase ‘keeping tabs on’, which is essentially a bullshit klaxon - but everyone’s least favourite shoutey little…


Ruck brewing between Liverpool & Arsenal

Did this really need to be said? Arsenal’s French defender Laurent Koscielny has had his say on Luis Suarez’s on-pitch behaviour - as if anybody else actually needed to give…


Correcting Brendan Rodgers’ assessment of Liverpool

Some quotes from Brendan Rodgers: “There are still areas we want to reinforce - and we have to reinforce as soon as we can. Our best team are comparable to…


The Sun get worked up about England and Roy Hodgson

A contrived headline during an international week - who would have thought it? The Sun go hot and heavy this morning with Charlie Wyett’s ‘Roy hits ’em for six’ story,…


Mario Balotelli, Umbro, and Why Always Me?

Some throwaway content from the weekend. Apparently Mario Balotelli asked Umbro for commission from the sales of t-shirts adorned with the ‘Why Always Me?’ slogan - and The Mirror did…


Fulham rumoured to be circling cash sponge

The Daily Express have taken a break from the wall-to-wall Diana conspiracy theories to float a bit of a rumour about Fulham and Andrey Arshavin. Fascinating. The paper that nobody…


Gareth Bale speaking out on diving claims

Even though Shaun Maloney is now on record as saying that he did make contact with Gareth Bale in the Scottish box on Friday night, the media seem intent on…


Why Aston Villa should sell Darren Bent

There’s something about Darren Bent which has always been unconvincing. Yes, he scores goals, but he wastes a lot of chances and contributes very little outside the opposition’s penalty box….