Last on MOTD: Early kick-offs

August 28, 2011

IMPLAUSIBLE as it may sound now, Manchester City once agreed to move a Premier League match to 11.15am on a Sunday because they needed the £253,000 of TV money it would bring. Read the rest of this entry »

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The size of a cow

August 27, 2011

HE did it again today. And only three of us were there to see it.

Six months ago, Doncaster manager Sean O’Driscoll garnered more media attention than he probably wanted after taking the unusual step of answering a question at a press conference with his hands. Read the rest of this entry »


Last on MOTD: Game 38-and-a-half

August 22, 2011

PREMIER League football – it’s exciting, it’s sexy, it’s got more money that Bob Diamond and almost as much charm. And yet it secretly yearns to be rugby league. Read the rest of this entry »


Last on MOTD: Points of view

August 15, 2011

“You must go on, I can’t go on, I’ll go on.” Samuel Beckett
“Ahhhhh, go on.” Mrs Doyle

Oh, go on.

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According to Wikipedia, and thus the whole of the internet, Victoria Wood once had this to say about our great nation:

“When the Russians feel strongly about an issue, they form a bloody revolution. The British write a strongly-worded letter to Points Of View.” Read the rest of this entry »