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  1. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Cortese departure puts Saints in a spin

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and multi-billionaire Katharina Liebherr. Over a roller-coaster 24 hours midweek, the 128-year-old club faced another uncertain future and supporters were plunged into a fit of despair and disbelief. Why would ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Soccer diplomacy is a win-win for EPL and China

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 09:45pm by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Premier League is a prized asset worth millions and helps maintain Britain's standing in Asia- and the world Ball of diplomacy a win-win for EPL and China When the state-run Global Times said in its scathing op-ed this week that Britain was just a small, inconsequential and old European nation fit only for overseas study, tourism and with a few good football ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Di Canio, the tyrant, unlikely to be seen again in the EPL

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... and location, and these tough historians will do their utmost to find the right armour and pikes to fit the occasion. Perhaps Sunderland fans in years to come will request a replay of their remarkable ... everything. We all knew this explosive drama queen with his ultra right-wing tendencies and histrionics was not fit for purpose in the EPL. We all knew he lacked the wit and intelligence to carry out ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Legions of soccer faithful ready to shake off holiday blues

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... to flick back to 1985 to find the last time United played this fixture without Ferguson in charge. It will be a fitting baptism for Moyes. Wigan will not roll over, determined to claim another ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Writing on the wall for Wayne Rooney

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... to requirements. Clearly, Rooney, 27, was not to be trusted with the task and thus is no longer central to United's master plan. Concerns over his fitness have grown and clearly United are preparing ... to Rooney's fitness. The manager's expectations have not been sated - despite Rooney's 14 goals from 24 starts and his better time-and-contribution ratio than Van Persie. In 1,500 minutes ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Reading manager Brian McDermott victim of his own success

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... last weekend. Di Canio led Swindon to their promotion from League Two last season as champions, but recently walked out of the club in a fit of anger after one of his star players was sold ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Two fascists: one fighting for his young career, the other capping his at Sunderland

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of England working class to the doctrines of Hitler and Mussolini to the European holocaust and Ethiopian genocide have featured in the hysterical dialectics about whether Di Canio is now fit ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Gareth Bale a victim of UK media hyperbole

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Spurs' young Welsh goal-scoring machine Gareth Bale still has a way to go to be seen in the same light as the giants of La Liga 'The Beast' Bale a victim of hyperbole Spare a thought for Arsenal right-back Bacary Sagna this weekend. If fit, the Frenchman faces the task of restraining Gareth Bale in the crucial north London derby against Tottenham ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Debate on mid-winter break for English Premier League soccer

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... the frenetic English season. Willpower rather than fitness propels players through a crazy 48-hour period between Boxing Day and today's encounters. Sports medical specialists claim two days' ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Hunt down the snakes who seek to corrupt the game we worship

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson It is naive for EPL fans to believe only emerging leagues are susceptible to corruption A fitting time to remember FA's founding fathers The oldest football governing body in the world, the English Football Association, turned 150 years old this week. Better known as the FA, the organisation is credited with writing down the first universally accepted rules ...




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