This is Blackburn Rovers’ 17th season in the Premier League, which means they have already played some sides as many as 32 times each, and yet they have yet to reach a cumulative total of 50 points against any of them. That could be about to change.
Sir Ian Botham has stoked the rivalry between England and Australia by claiming the English will “stuff” their rivals in the forthcoming Ashes series, and says victory for the tourists will be all the sweeter when England “beat the convicts in their own back yard”.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are spending their third season in the Premier League in two different spells and there are just four of their opponents over the years from whom they’ve failed to gain a single point.
Stoke manager Tony Pulis has been upset at some of the referee’s decisions in his team’s matches. He has a point.
Some plays are simple and safe to advance only a few yards but Driscoll Middle School used an ingenious method of scoring a touchdown.
I had missed out on tickets for Newcastle’s match with Arsenal the first time round and, having never been to the Emirates, I was a mite disappointed. So, when a bloke at work offered me his mate’s ticket a day or two before the game, I nearly snapped his arm off.
Vivid memories of two exquisite strikes from Fernando Torres will have seeped into the dreams of Liverpool supporters on Sunday evening, after their side’s 2-0 triumph over Chelsea escalated the club into ninth position in the league.
Last night after many, many of these reef in reef out businesses in the day I made a critical error at around midnight that has absolutely killed my speed for the past nine hours.
It doesn’t take much to get the Tehran sports media excited. When it comes to football, the newspapers have the freedom to say pretty much what they want and are not too concerned as to what is true and what isn’t.
While one of this Sunday’s ‘major’ Premier League games features table-toppers Chelsea away at lower-half opposition, the truly big game between a pair of genuine top-four aspirant clubs is surely West Bromwich Albion at home to Manchester City.
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