Archive for the ‘McD: Soccer Dilettante’ Category

Biggest Game Ever

Monday, May 11th, 2009

  At 3pm ET, Newcastle United is taking on Middlesborough in a game that could all but seal the Mags' relegation to the Championship or nearly save them from it all the while making Hull fans very, very nervous. Even though the teams suck, you're in for some very entertaining soccer. I'm ...

Shut Up, Numpties

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Okay, maybe not everyone, but the title is still apropos (of doors) given the Blues' reaction to losing to Barcelona on a 93rd minute away goal. It's been two days since the match and Chelsea's players are still all in the press talking about how the official didn't give them enough decisions ...

My God! It’s Alan Shearer!

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

In a move the WWE could appreciate, Newcastle United have brought the most beloved player in their history in as manager to help save their season and avoid relegation. They're in the ring, getting beaten down by a gaggle of middling wrestlers, and only Alan Shearer's Kane-like entrance music can ...

Fake Controversy! Fake Controversy!

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Well, it's not so much fake as contrived by the media, but whatever. On the heels of their otherwise nondescript 0-0 draw between Manchester United and Internazionale, some enterprising soccer writers decided to make a big deal out of ManU manager Sir Alex Ferguson and Inter manager/Special One Jose (joe-say) Mourinho not ...