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Celebrity Headline Of The Day, On Danielle Lloyd

naked.jpgJERMAIN Defoe is the “grovelling football star” telling mo-del Danielle Lloyd he has never cheated on her.

Things have been said about Jermain’s romantic life. And again.

And the headline: “My J would never do naked handstands.”

Says …

Posted: 29th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Celebrities | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cheryl Cole Gives Ashley Her Rules Of The Game

ashley-cole-cheryl-tweedy.jpgLET’S have a heated debate about Cheryl Cole, wife to Ashley Cole.

The Star says Cheryl wants to speak with Aimee Walton, the hairdresser who claims to have slept with the vomitous footballer.

Chances are any meeting will be …

Posted: 29th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Two Clubs: Gerry Sutcliffe Is Twice The Sports Minister

gerry-sutcliffe.gifHAVE you met Gerry Sutcliffe, the sports minister?

He replaces Richard Caborn in the job, that sports nut who in a 2001 radio spot failed to answer a single one of five quiz sports questions put to him.

Mr Sutcliffe …

Posted: 28th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Totty Hot Spur: Jermain Defoe Can Stand It

jermain_defoe.jpg“SPURS ace Jermain Defoe rolls off the busty mistress he has kept secret for an astonishing SEVEN YEARS… and plants the cups of her giant 36GG bra on his head.”

The News of the World goes on:

“For all these …

Posted: 27th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cole To Newcastle’s Cheryl: Ashley Is Kicked Into Touch

cole-cheryl-tattoo.jpg“SOBBING Cheryl Cole was ‘inconsolable’ yesterday after discovering love rat hubby Ashley had humiliated her by sleeping with a hairdresser”

Yesterday the Sun led with “ASHLEY CHEATS ON CHERYL”, words that any football fan can chant whenever Cole turns out …

Posted: 26th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Aimee Helps Poor Cheryl Cole Understand Sick, Cheating Ashley

coles.jpgNEWS that footballer Ashley Cole has cheated on his singer wife Cheryl with one Aimee Walton occupies all our minds.

This is “Cole’s sex with blonde hairdresser,” says the Sun. It is Cole’s “booze-fuelled night of lust”.

Over two pages …

Posted: 25th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (49) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Posh Wag’s Extra Half Inches

nicola-mclean.jpg“CONFESSIONS OF A WAG – Nicola McLean reveals all.”

So begins the Star’s front-page. And there is Ms McLean, a woman whom the Anorak met some year’s back and found to be less pneumatic than she is now.

Ms McLean’s …

Posted: 24th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wayne Rooney Shows Ugly Face Of The Once Beautiful Game

rooney1.jpgHOW Wayne Rooney must wish he’d been playing in the 1970s, when footballers had chest hair, sat in oversized muddy baths and performed squat thrusts on Superstars.

Now you have to be less hirsute than a dolphin, bring to market …

Posted: 22nd, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cristiano Ronaldo And the Brass From Brass-il

ronaldo1.jpgCRISTIANO Ronaldo “hails Tevez as his perfect partner,” says the Sun.

But Manchester United winger Ronaldo has another partner, available at far less than the £30million Carlos Tevez demands for services rendered.

For a knock down bargain bucket £400 an …

Posted: 19th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


This Time It’s The Kevin Keegan Brand

keegan.jpgKEVIN Keegan is returned to Newcastle United football club.

Keegan’s name harks back to another era in which footballers would appear in Shoot! magazine to tell us what their favourite colour was and how their wife Ann works as a …

Posted: 17th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (32) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Headline Is The News: Cristiano Ronaldo On Tarts

The Headline Is the News – Anorak looks at headlines written before the story.

Headline: “Ron: I love tarts.”

Story: Cristiano Ronaldo says in the Sun, “I like the English cake shop”…

Posted: 16th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London Olympics Good For Bad Sports

olympics-2012.pngTHE London Olympics 2012. You’ve seen the logo (Lisa Simpson’s oral relief) and now brace yourself for the bill. The Times reports:

Britain faces a £1 billion black hole after the 2012 Olympics because of “ludicrous” property price

Posted: 15th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Danielle Lloyd’s A Liver Bird

liver.jpg“DANI – I’ll show you my arts,” says Danielle Lloyd on the Star’s cover page.

Danielle hails from Liverpool, which just happens to be Europe’s Capital of Culture (one year only!).

“I’m so proud of my home city – it’s …

Posted: 15th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Technology Wins: Blade Runner Amputee Barred From Olympics

bladerunner.jpgOSCAR Pistorius has no legs. How does he run? Fast.

The International Association of Athletics Federations has ruled that Pistorius’s state-of-the-art carbon fiber prosthetics “should be considered as technical aids which give him an advantage over other athletes not using …

Posted: 14th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Charlotte Mears Gets Her Extension

jermaine-defoe-meares.jpgLAST week Anorak’s Media Centre (Brent X) tuned into Channel 4’s A MILLION POUND PLACE, in which “England international Jermain Defoe and his fiancée, model Charlotte Meares” go holiday home hunting.

In truth, Jermain stayed at home, leaving Charlotte and …

Posted: 14th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, TV & Radio | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Venus Williams Moves Into Fashion

SAYS Venus Williams, the tennis player in the FT: “Fashion designer. Extraordinairrrrrre! Hahaha. I’ll be able to get an entry position getting coffee for hopefully Anna Wintour.”

You can smell the testosterone……

Posted: 13th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ronaldo Is ‘Stuck Up’ With A Hooker In Rome

ronaldo.jpgSAYS the News of the World: “PROSTITUTE loving soccer ace Cristiano Ronaldo has been up to his old tricks again—jetting off for a sleazy orgy with TWO Rome vice girls.”

Ronaldo proud of hat-trick,” says Sky Sports. “…

Posted: 13th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Biggest Russian Ice Hockey Fight

VIOLENCE in sport. After the cricket sledging this fight during a Russian ice hockey match beween Ak Bars vs. Traktor seems more honest:

Posted: 11th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Indian Cricket Mutiny

THE Indian-Australian cricket row boils on:

i-am-mark-benson.jpg

Source

Posted: 11th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Steve McClaren’s Sinking Ship

newbeckham.jpgSAYS former England football manager Steve McClaren (“the wally with a brolly”) in the Times: “I could have worn a woolly hat, and England cap. I’d have got soaked to the skin and looked like a drowned rat walking way …

Posted: 11th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Let’s Lynch Tiger Woods

WATCHING the Golf Channel, men in Comfi Slax will have heard commentator Kelly Tilghman and Nick Faldo musing on how Tiger Woods could be beaten:

Faldo and Tilghman were discussing young players who could challenge the world’s No. 1 player

Posted: 10th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alex Curran’s The Bag Of Dorian Gray

celebrity-handbags.jpgWAG Alex Curran is holding a bag. It’s made from the perineums of a million organic-milk-reared snakes.

The Suns says the bag costs £1,500 and after it’s been born in Geppetto’s bag studio it is injected with botox.

This keeps …

Posted: 10th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Five Football New Year Resolutions

motty.jpgFIVE football new year resolutions that should have been made but either weren’t made, or have been broken far too soon

1. Fans who visit other clubs’ message boards and announce themselves ‘West Brom fan in peace’, as if …

Posted: 9th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alan Hansen’s Carbon Bootprint

alan-hansen.jpgTV football’s nodding head Alan Hansen is standing before a fireplace in his house.

But what looks like an advertorial for Grecian 2000 or a new debt free YOU is Hansen sharing his views on football with a TV crew.…

Posted: 9th, January 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Denton, Arsenal, Sex Pistols And What English Football Is All About

denton-johnny-rotten.jpgDENTON, Arsenal And What English Football Is All About.

I stood on the Clock End for years. I loved it. My sister used to stand with me. Gooners.

Now we sit at the Emirates.

The story is here. The …

Posted: 8th, January 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0