Archive for March, 2008

Beckham to win 100th cap- Capello

Here is some good news for all fans of David Robert Joseph Beckham. Tonight, Beckham will become the fifth Englishman to win 100 caps for the Three Lions. Coach Fabio Capello has reportedly refused to comment on whether or not Beckham would start, but the LA Galaxy midfielder will definitely play in the game. When he steps onto the pitch, Beckham will become the fifth English player to be capped 100 times after Peter Shilton, Bobby Moore, Bobby Charlton and Luke Wright.

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Tottenham vs Portsmouth match review

An early kickoff on Easter weekend saw Portsmouth travel to White Hart Lane to play Spurs.  With Jermain Defoe forced to watch the match from the stands due to a ruling that prevents on loan players from appearing against their former club until the transfer is officially registered, Redknapp chose to start with Utaka and Kanu, with Milan Baros on the bench.

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Flamini will stay at Ashburton Grove- Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that he is confident that French midfielder Mathieu Flamini will sign an extension to his contract and will stay with the Gunners.

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Gautam Gambhir not in the squad for playing South Africa

You have a talented left handed batsman, who specialises in the one position that you have struggled to fill over the years. He can bat at No.3 as well. He helps you win the T20 World Cup,  a tournament where you had been written off even before the first ball was bowled. He is the highest run getter in an ODI tri series which also includes the  current World Champions and two time World Cup runners up. He plays a pivotal part in you winning the series, and then the time comes to select a squad for the next home test series. What you do ? Drop him. Inexplicable as it  seems, that is precisely what India have done with Gautam Gambhir.

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Problems with injuries in CM’ 03-04 ?

Do you have a player who has excellent stats on paper but seems to have tons of injury problems ? Many a time, I have bought excellent players to the club only for them to suddenly face tons of injury problems. The length of the injury would vary- anything between 2 and 8 eight months, and once the player recovered, it would happen again.

It serves as a waste of money, for the player continues to earn his wages.

Do one thing- once the player gets an injury, click on his profile and ” Get a Physio Report “.

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First batsman to be ” Mankaded ” no more

Bill Brown, the first batsman in the history of test cricket to be out ” Mankaded ” has passed away at the age of 95 in Brisbane.

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Champions League quarterfinal draw announced in Nyon

Champions League 2008-09 quarterfinal draw can be found <a href=”http://www.soccer-blogger.com/2009/03/20/uefa-champions-league-2008-09-quarterfinal-draw/”>here</a&gt;.

Arsenal vs Liverpool.

That is the tie that everyone will keep their eyes focussed on. Wenger vs Rafa, Gerrard against Fabregas and Torres vs Adebayor. It is also the first time that two teams from the same country are meeting each other in a Champions League quarterfinal since Milan played Inter in the last eight during the 2004-2005 Champions League.  Curiously enough, the last meeting between two English sides at this stage also featured Arsenal- when the Gunners played Chelsea in the 03-04 quarters.

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