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I Ate All The Pies t-shirt from Football365

Pies_tshirt Who ate all the pies? It could be you with this 'I ate all the pies' slogan t-shirt from Football365. The shirt is available up to size XXXXXL (that's five Xs, folks!) just in case you literally did eat all the pies. It cost £14.99 and you can buy it by clicking here.


August 31, 2006 in Gear & games | Permalink | Comments (0)

UPDATED Tevez and Mascherano sign for West Ham. Bloody hell!

060111tevez_especialUPDATE Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano have indeed signed for West Ham, and not just on a poxy one-year loan deal - these are permanent signings, folks. Who'd have thunk it?

Of course, there's still much suspicion that Roman Massivelyrichovich – who owns a controlling stake in Corinthians, the Argentine pair's previous club – is behind this coup. Chat forums are abuzz with rumours that Chelski will end up signing the pair in January or at the end of the season, provided they impress at Upton Park. Watch this space.

August 31, 2006 in News balls, West Ham United | Permalink | Comments (2)

Top 10 Horror Tackles (with video)

10 Dan Smith on Abou Diaby
Smith broke Diaby's ankle with this awful two-footed lunge.

Top 10 Horror Tackles (with video) continued…

9 Carlo Nash on Dave Kitson

Preston's keeper does his best Harald Schumacher impression.

8 Michael Brown on Sean Davis
Brown likes his two-footed challenges, doesn't he?

7 Marco Materazzi on everyone
The boy's a wild animal!

6 Michael Essien on Didi Hamann
Essien goes over the top. Ouch.

5 Boris Johnson on Maurizio Gaudino
A timeless classic.

4 Michael Brown on Ryan Giggs
Could have ended Giggs' career. Shocking.

3 Roy Keane on Alfie Haaland
'Take that, you c**t!' Lovely chap, Roy. This wasn't too clever either.

2 Harald Schumacher on Patrick Battiston
The daddy of horror tackles.

1 Ben Thatcher on Pedro Mendes
As that loon Highlander might have said, there can be only one No.1. This is it…

August 31, 2006 in Lists, Video clips | Permalink | Comments (36)

Colin Kazim Richards - not always Coca Cola

Colin_kazim_richardsSheffield United have a had an offer for wantaway Brighton striker Colin Kazim Richards accepted. The Blades have looked short of proven Premier League quality in the opening stages of the season, so Neil Warnock has chosen to swoop for the untried 20-year-old... Hmmm.

Kazim Richards has only been at the Withdean Stadium for a year since being signed from Bury with money won by a fan in Coca Cola's Win A Player competition. He scored six goals for the Seagulls last season as they were relegated to League One and has been angling for a transfer, well, pretty much since he signed for them.


August 31, 2006 in News balls, Sheffield United, The Championship | Permalink | Comments (0)

Little Hooliganz face Premier League legal action

Little_hooliganzThe Premier League is to take legal action against the makers of Little Hooliganz toys. Blighty Collectibles produces 'firms' of the small figures for every Premier League club, including the Watford Willy Warmers and the Portsmouth Piglet Pelters.

A Premier League spokesman said: "Anything that celebrates or trivalises hooliganism in any form is deplorable." However, the Little Hooliganz website claims: "Instead of fighting on the terraces these days the Little Hooliganz can be found supporting their teams and congratulating the opposition fans win, lose or draw... For now the world of the little Hooliganz is a peaceful place." The products have been taken off-sale while the legal action takes place. [Via Four Four Two]


August 31, 2006 in Funny old game, News balls | Permalink | Comments (1)

News balls: Transfer deadline day special!

For football managers, transfer deadline day must be like Christmas Eve – a mad, sweaty dash to find a half-decent bargain before the shops shut. And more often than not, you end up having to settle for second-best, 'cause they'd run out of what you really wanted.

Here's who wants what, according to the ever-reliable red-tops:

Sp5_1 Real Madrid's Julio Baptista (pictured) must decide today if he wants to move to Arsenal. If he does, then perhaps Juan-Antonio Reyes can move in the other direction [The Sun]
Patriotic Sunderland boss Roy Keane in for Irish trio of Liam Miller, Andy O'Brien and Jonathan Douglas [Mirror]
Liverpool still keen on Lucas Neill, Blackburn's unsettled Aussie [Mirror]
'Desperate' Martin Jol waded back in to rescue Stewart Downing from 'Boro… [Mirror]
…But Boro laughed in his face, forcing Spurs to turn their attention to Harry Kewell (see what I mean about settling for second-best) [The Sun]

August 31, 2006 in Rumours & gossip | Permalink | Comments (0)

Newcastle snap up Giuseppe Rossi on loan

Rossi_1 Newcastle have agreed a surprise loan deal for highly-rated Manchester United youngster Giuseppe Rossi. The 19-year-old will join the Magpies until January, but will not be available to play against Man Yoo.

Earlier in the summer, Sir Alex Ferguson had ruled out a loan move for his starlet but has backed down at Rossi's request. Ferguson said: "It was a big decision for us especially as we don't have the choice of strikers. But this is something that Giuseppe wanted as he needs regular first-team football." Click below to see Rossi in action. [Via BBC]

Here is what Rossi is all about:


August 31, 2006 in Newcastle United, News balls | Permalink | Comments (0)

Neil f***ing Warnock

Neil Warnock may have started wearing a suit now that the Blades are back in the top flight, but he's not fooling anyone…

August 31, 2006 in Funny old game, Sheffield United, Video clips | Permalink | Comments (0)

They don't make 'em like Thomas Gravesen anymore

Tommy Gravesen is madder than a handlebar moustache made out of marmalade, as this video demonstrates. No wonder Celtic boss Gordon Strachan (also quite bonkers) signed him.

August 31, 2006 in Scotland, Video clips | Permalink | Comments (0)

Separated at transfer window: Steven Gerrard and Neil Mellor

Gerrard_and_mellorJust like Siamese twins, Liverpool lookalikes Steven Gerrard and Neil Mellor have been separated. The operation to separate the pair was performed ahead of the end of the transfer window by Preston North End boss Paul Simpson who has snapped up 23-year-old Mellor for an undisclosed fee on a three-year contract.


August 30, 2006 in Liverpool, Lookalikes | Permalink | Comments (0)