Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Tuesday Backpasses: There is nothing quite as bad as being in charge

. . . and out of the loop at the same time.

Joe Kinnear goes to run his first practice as manager, only to find the players had the day off [Soccernet]
Tim Cahill's red card appeal denied. Ha ha [BBC]
In other Everton news, Steven Pienaar arrested for assault on woman [Daily Mail]

Sven-Goran Erikkson thought the English talent pool was so poor that he wanted to naturalize some players [Soccernet]
Lalas gets a pie in the face. Wrong one, though [The Offside Rules]

And, finally:
The ten (eleven) most hated people in football. English-centric, but worth a look [Caught Offside]

1 comment:

Eladio said...

Calling a ref "Coco the Clown" gets you a 2-match touchline ban? It reminds me of the great Gazza quote:

"What is the world coming to when you get a red card and get fined two weeks' wages for calling a grown man a wanker?"