Monthly Archives: April 2011

Footballers have to avoid being twits on Twitter


Like many of his Premier League peers, West Ham striker Carlton Cole uses Twitter.  However, his misuse of the social networking site landed him in hot water with the FA last month, after making comments deemed inappropriate while England hosted … Continue reading

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The war of allegiances


Sunderland’s 20-year-old loanee striker Danny Welbeck became the latest player to win a senior England cap when he replaced Ashley Young for the final 10 minutes against Ghana two weeks ago.  While he will have been proud to have made … Continue reading

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Painting over the cracks?


After losing in last year’s Football League Trophy final, Carlisle returned to Wembley last weekend to triumph over Brentford.  While both still hold an outside chance of making the League One play-offs, however, both sides will hope to render themselves … Continue reading

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You can’t write the script – but why would you want to?


The dynamic of football offers a unique capacity to entertain which is unmatched by other sports, and has the ability to rival the drama offered by the finest works in the arts.  Unlike cinema, however, it is the often corniest … Continue reading

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