2010 World Cup Football [see also: soccer] Power Rankings: The ‘Committee For Who Wins’ decides

Hey Venuers, how you doing? Still balling? Thought so… And btw, caught your breath yet? Holy mackerel, ten beers and nigh 36 hours ago, US Soccer made The Venuist entirely forget that the NBA Finals ever happened. Too bad the that Peanuts’ gang of Charlie Brown look-a-likes (see also: Slovenia) couldn’t come along for the … Continue reading

Saturday/Saturday: Premiership Predictions

Oh to be nineteen and making your Premiership debut in a highly anticipated and crucial match for your club; cue nineteen year old, Spurs winger Danny Rose (a product of the Leeds United Academy, I may add!). Ten minutes into the tie, Almunia punched away a corner straight into the path of oncoming Danny Rose, … Continue reading

Saturday/Saturday: English Premiership Football Review

More European trials and tribulations this week: who would have thunk that going into this weeks plethora of Euro-matches that out of the four English teams remaining in various competitions that it would be Liverpool and Fulham that would emerge victorious?? It was always going to be tough for Arsenal; Barca away at the Nou … Continue reading

Saturday/Saturday English Premier League Predictions

What a week in the life and times of the Champions League! Barcelona gave Arsenal a master class in the art of football and retaining possession only to be scuppered in the final minutes and held to a draw as the Gunners fought back to 2 – 2; its still going to be devilishly tough … Continue reading

Saturday/Saturday Premiership Football Predictions!

Aston Villa V Wolves A tough east midlands derby, grudge match. Agbonlahor (love saying that name) picked up an injury midweek, so Emile Hesky may start up front instead. Martin O’Neill’s boys are still the only Premiership club to remain unbeaten in 2010 (ask the kids say: twenty-ten). Granted there have been a bucket load … Continue reading

Saturday English Premiership Predictions!!!

[[Here’s the latest installment of top-flight English Football (see also: soccer) Match predictions; brought to you from our own Mags of MagsBarmyArmy!]] Chelsea V Sunderland The bright start that Sunderland had at the beginning of the season has tailed off and Chelsea at home is an ominous prospect. Both sides had a week off last … Continue reading

Football (see also: Soccer) Roundup: Thoughts on Donovan, Giggs, & Saturday Match Predictions

    Aahhhh!! Take a breath at this festive time and a sip of the local ale, sit back and rejoice in a sport that has nothing whatsoever to do with a Mr. Woods and his wood. Not to say that footballers are saints; lager, girls, WAGS, hags, fights and speeding tickets are all but the staple … Continue reading

Saturday/Saturday! Edition: 1

[[Editor’s note: Our newest correspondent, MagsBarmyArmy brings to you his first column.  Mags’ primary contribution around the Venuist offices is to be our voice for European/International Football (that’s Soccer to you), that is, when he’s not being the voice of reason.  The below represents his first weekly Football offering.  As you can see it was … Continue reading