Archive for the ‘Manchester City’ Category

How Do You Say, ‘Get The F Out’ In Turkish?

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Former England national team striker Darius Vassell was sent packing this week. Not by his team, Turkish club Ankaragucu. Instead, Vassell was told to gather his belongings by the staff of the Ankara hotel he had been living in since joining the Turkish side this summer. Vassell didn't smash any mirrors, cause ...

Welcome To Manchester, Carlos!

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Man do I love soccer rivalries. Not only do they often make things like Cowboys/Redskins look like a Twitter-fight, sometimes they allow for wonderful, wonderful moments like the above billboard. This would be so much funnier if Manchester City weren't the richest club in the whole, entire world. And yet, ...

Kaka Might Have to Suit Himself

Monday, January 19th, 2009

A few days ago, we detailed Manchester City’s $161-million quest for AC Milan star Kaka. I said I didn’t think it would happen. I still don’t, though all the pundits think its all but a done deal. City, who is owned by the uber-wealthy Abu Dhabi Investment Group, is reportedly prepared ...

That’s One Expensive Pile of…

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

So you’re in a two-team town. The city’s fan base isn’t exactly split 50-50 either. One team wins trophies; the other, well, it used to. One team is an international brand, while the other is more like Stephen Baldwin's political opinion, you know, an afterthought. And no, I’m not talking about ...