The tall tale of Peter Crouch’s aerial abilities

October 15, 2010
The tall tale of Peter Crouch’s aerial abilities

Peter Crouch is a strange footballer in many ways. Read more »

Scotland 2-3 Spain: Scotland come back from two down, but plan B Llorente grabs winner

October 14, 2010
Scotland 2-3 Spain: Scotland come back from two down, but plan B Llorente grabs winner

Scotland scored two goals against the World Champions, but that still wasn’t enough to take any points from an exciting encounter. Read more »

England 0-0 Montenegro: England outnumbered in the centre and too predictable on the flanks

October 12, 2010
England 0-0 Montenegro: England outnumbered in the centre and too predictable on the flanks

Roughly a 50:50 split between a lack of English creativity and some good Montenegrin defending produced a goalless game at Wembley. Read more »

Ireland 2-3 Russia: Irish outpassed & outclassed

October 10, 2010
Ireland 2-3 Russia: Irish outpassed & outclassed

Ireland staged a comeback in the last twenty minutes, but were second best for the majority of this game. Read more »

Northern Ireland 0-0 Italy: Pirlo a class above, but poor finishing from both sides

October 9, 2010
Northern Ireland 0-0 Italy: Pirlo a class above, but poor finishing from both sides

Both sides had chances to win the game, but Northern Ireland emerge with a well-earned point. Read more »

Man City 2-1 Newcastle: tactical weaknesses exploited early on, before Johnson’s winner

October 5, 2010
Man City 2-1 Newcastle: tactical weaknesses exploited early on, before Johnson’s winner

A close game that Newcastle were slightly unfortunate to lose. Read more »

Inter 0-0 Juventus: defences come out in top in a disappointing Derby D’Italia

October 4, 2010
Inter 0-0 Juventus: defences come out in top in a disappointing Derby D’Italia

An entertaining first half, but a second period where both sides were happy to take a point. Read more »

Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal: Arsenal suffer from Cole-Drogba combination yet again

October 3, 2010
Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal: Arsenal suffer from Cole-Drogba combination yet again

You saw this one coming – Arsenal dominated possession, but Chelsea were more clinical. Read more »

Parma 0-1 Milan: Pirlo’s 40-yard strike wins it

October 3, 2010
Parma 0-1 Milan: Pirlo’s 40-yard strike wins it

Andrea Pirlo’s wonderul goal gave Milan all three points at the Tardini. Read more »