Posts Tagged ‘Premier League’

The Contenders Do Battle

November 5, 2009


This weekend see’s the second battle this season between the top two teams in the Premier League after a feisty encounter (pictured above) in the FA Community Shield back in August of this year.

Chelsea won on penalties (4-1) and the signs back then indicated that these two clubs looked the strongest going into the season and as it stands with a mere two points separating the sides going into this clash.

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Is Giggs The Greatest?

September 21, 2009

Ryan Giggs

As I watched the Manchester derby on Sunday afternoon, an admiration that I had already developed for one player grew as he turned back the years and set about making the expensive Manchester City defence look amateurish at best.

The frenetic pace of the first half had passed him by but once the pace slowed slightly the mercurial Ryan Giggs, now at the tender age of 35 dictated the play and proved yet again that he is a legend of the great game.

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My Premier League Preview

August 14, 2009

The season is here, the Premier League is about to open its doors and hopefully we are in for another fantastic season.

This is my club by club guide to the season and also how I think the season will end up.

It may not be right, so what do you think?

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The Season Is Upon Us!

July 31, 2009

Can you believe the English football season is almost upon us again?

We really should be use to the fact that it is an all year round sport which has conflicting calenders from all corners of the globe to adapt to climates, but the English season is one of the most gruelling. 

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It’s A Replica Rip-Off

July 25, 2009

This is another of those subjects that has got underneath my skin.

So I hope you are prepared to listen!!!

I can honestly say when I was growing up I loved (or my parents had to) buying football shirts and I still have several of them to fondly look back over.

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Premier League 2009/10 – The Vote

July 17, 2009

The Premier League season is almost upon us, who do you think will win the league?

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Guest Blog – Nigel Webster

June 17, 2009

Hello sports fans and welcome to another guest blog on Gaffers Sports Blog. It is the turn of Nigel Webster this time. Nigel is 36 and originally from Auckland in New Zealand, now residing in London.

He is a massive sports fan and is a West Ham United fan as well as been a keen follower of Cricket and both Rugby codes.

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Guest Blog – Chris Newton

May 15, 2009

Welcome to the first monthly guest blog, never thought I’d get this up and running and Chris will tell you I’ve bugged him to get it going.

I introduce to you, Mr Chris Newton, aged 25, avid Middlesbrough and Barcelona football fan, huge Cricket, Boxing and American Football fan amongst other sports.

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Cristiano Ronaldo is Over-Rated

April 8, 2009

I didn’t back the national winner before you ask! Maybe next year?

I’ve needed to get this off my chest for some time and after watching his recent performances, he’ll be pleased I’ve dedicated this blog to him, well almost.

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