Was this the most inane interview in the history of football? While it would certainly seem pretty difficult to beat, here is a selection of the tweets so you can make your own mind up…
Matthew Syed, writer and former table tennis champion has received much praise for his book Bounce, The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice but nothing to match the latest accolade from Joey Barton
Saturday will be an exciting day. This weekend our country will erupt into a frenzy of colour and song; sometimes profound, often crass. Football will once again reign supreme.
As the Olympic flame fades, and the thrill of a new football season begins to engross us, the concern is that we may slip once more into an acceptance that footballers can do pretty much as they wish.
We’ve all been there at some point in our lives. You wake up on the morning after with a big black hole in your memory. As you come slowly and painfully to life you desperately search your memory banks for a spark of recollection, in a way that resembles an antiquated appliance wheezing through its byzantine start-up procedure.
Gay footballers. Why don’t they come out? This is a topic that I visited in November 2010, and I don’t wish to sound like a broken record by going over all of that ground now. More importantly, last night’s BBC 3 screening of Britain’s Gay Footballers presents a good opportunity for an update.
For a club who seem to court controversy and create sagas like no other, the last few months have passed by with little drama at Newcastle United, but with a lot of points.
Football Chat: Super Sergio Aguero, David De Gea needs time and Joey Barton gets up to his old tricks
Aguero, Diego Maradona’s son-in-law, is going to continue to make a huge impact and his second goal had everyone off their seats in both the stadium and at homes where it was being watched on TV. The Argentine made a sensational debut!
Giles Lucas hands out awards to those who caught the eye from the opening weekend of the Premier League.
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