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 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

Landon Donovan: Who He Is and Why You Should Give a Damn

This year Landon Donovan was named the 50th greatest player in the world of soccer (ever) in the year 2010. [[Editors note: that’s pronounced “twenty-ten”, capice?]] After dominating America’s MLS (or the Bush Leagues), Donovan failed to make any real impact during his brief visits to the topflight German leagues. But in his latest stint … Continue reading

Saturday/Saturday English Premier League & FA Cup Match Predictions: MagsBarmyArmy Reports!

Arsenal V Burnley Arsene Wenger has dedicated the rest of the season and the quest for the title to young Aaron Ramsey, who suffered the stomach churning leg break injury last weekend against Stoke. He is apparently doing much better, but will be out for up to six months. Not that the Gunners need an … Continue reading

'Saturday/Saturday' English Premiership Football Predictions: MagsBarmyArmy Reports!

Big shout out and tasty props to Sachin Tendulkar this week and his achievement within the cultured confines of the gentrified game of Cricket. Yeah, cricket: once described by dear Kobe Bryant as the game where you ”run between the poles?” Our Kobe isn’t the smartest lad: they are wickets mate, wickets; not poles! Being … Continue reading

Saturday/ Saturday: FA Cup Fever

Roll-up, Roll-up!! The magnificent fervor and glory that is the FA Cup is back in town!!! Sadly without my beloved Leeds; but that’s because we are concentrating on the League, honest! That’s what the press release will read anyway. Enough of this half baked mumbling, lets get down to business; predictions. Chelsea V Cardiff The dynamic … Continue reading

Saturday/Saturday: Weekly Premiership League Predictions!

Birmingham V Tottenham Tottenham will aim to be the first side to win at St Andrews since September and the shrewd new Redknapp signing, Eidur Gudjohnson, could help them do just that (if he plays that is). Birmingham have be strong at home throughout the season so far, but I think Spurs are finding their … 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

Premiership Football [Soccer] Saturday Notes

    Shall we start with overwhelming and joyous news about last Sundays deserved FA Cup win by the mighty Leeds United against a certain team from across the Pennines, Man U? Yes, lets. And begin – Leeds beat Man U…… and it was bliss. Jermaine Beckford, who if recent reports are correct is on his way … Continue reading