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Listed: Top 10 Premier League stars who have lost their mojo

A whole list’s worth of schadenfreude for you to savour: ten footballers who have lost their magic boots…

10. Mikel Arteta (Everton)
Ran the show for Everton in the last couple of seasons, but now has the look of a …

Posted: 26th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Merde! William Gallas Victim Of Anti-French Bias, Says Frenchman

FORMER Arsenal star Emmanuel Petit claims that the British tabloid media has victimised William Gallas because he is black… er, French. French, that’s what we mean.…

Posted: 25th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Russia Police Stop Player Goal Celebration

GOAAAAALLLL!

Wheel away in ecstasy.

Take off your shirt.

Throw it to the crowd.

Or if you’re in Russia the police rough you up and stop you having fun.

Fans go potty and rip up seats to throw at anyone.…

Posted: 24th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Greatest Football Throw In Skill Ever

THROW ins. Never easy. But this is a football masterclass. How long before the pros are doing it..? In yer face, Coley…

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Short Circuit: Slavica And Bernie Eccelsetone Split The (Action) Figure

WITH Madonna and Guy Ritchie agreeing not to give the tabloids what they want, let’s hope Bernie Ecclestone can do better with his split from the lovely Slavica.…

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rio Blande: Ferdinand And Ashley Cole To Make Hollywood Film

SOME football news in the Sun that Rio Ferdinand and Ashley Cole are teaming up to produce a film.…

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Catania Players Perfect Bare Arsed Cheeky Free Kick

CATANIA, of Italy’s Serie A football league, have perfected a free-kick routine that features their players dropping their shorts in order to block the goalkeeper’s vision.

The brainchild of Italian national goalkeeper Walter Zenga, the move worked well against Torino …

Posted: 18th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Footballers Attack: Streaker Kneed In Throat

GO on. Go on, run onto the football pitch. Go on. It’ll be great. When you get there, what then..? Don’t worry about that. Just do it. Go on. Go on… It’ll be greeeeeeaat…

Posted: 17th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Obama Balls: Football Hooligans Train For Barack

FOOTBALL fans respond to Barack Obama’s election triumph:

“Police are urging fans travelling by rail to football matches this Saturday to emulate the Americans and turn a page in history. ‘The election of Barack Obama to the White House has

Posted: 13th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Black Man Or A White Woman: Adlington And Lewis Compete For Votes

CAN a white woman beat the half-black man? It’s the question everyone at the BBC is asking.

It was Dr. King of THG Labs Inc, who said:

“I have a dream that one day my children will live in a

Posted: 13th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nig-Nogs At The Stadium Of Light

A PENSIONER football supporter who yelled out “Don’t pass it to that dirty nig-nog” has been banned from all English and Welsh football matches and all England away games for three years.

The 69-year-old from Wearside in North East England …

Posted: 10th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


All The Drama From Wayne Rooney’s Brithday Party

HOT sporting insight in the Sun is that nothing happened at Wayne Rooney’s 23rd birthday party.

That sensation in full:

NO arrests
NO
violence
NO gobbing on photgraphers
NO arrests
NO arrests…

Posted: 4th, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Black-Faced Spaniards Cheer On Lewis Hamilton

LEWIS Hamilton is a champion driver and an inspiration to millions of youngsters.

It just goes to show that with a multi-million pound corporation behind you, the best car and dedication you any young Britisher can make it to very …

Posted: 3rd, November 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rooney Wears Bobby Charlton’s Old Wig

ANOTHER day and with another chance for the Sun to turn Wayne Rooney into a laughing stock.

Thee La Roon sat in a chair while behind him stands Rio Ferdinand, in whose hands idle a pair of clippers.…

Posted: 3rd, November 2008 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Up For The Colander: GAA To Drill Holes In Trophies

PET irritants: No 34251 – Allowing a child related to a member of the cup winning team to claim the cup and then handle the cup on the field of play.

Cup should be thrown about the park between players …

Posted: 31st, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Spanish Hamster Waiters Out To Crucify Lewis Hamilton

TO Spain, where the locals are seeking revenge on the damage inflicted to Spanish hamster waiters by attacking stand-up British racing driver Lewis Hamilton.

“SPANISH VOODOO RACISTS TARGET F1 LEWIS,” says the Star.

The Star has been trawling internet …

Posted: 31st, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kiwi Rugby Player Slurs Bad Teeth Britain

IAN Henderson, a former player with the Bradford Bulls rugby league team says Castleford was “the worst place” he had lived in.

Mr Henderson said “moving there just kills you” and added people “drank themselves silly”.

Local MP Yvette Cooper

Posted: 25th, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Beckham To Take Football And Nylons To Italy

DAVID Beckham is in talks with Italy’s AC Milan.

With the US gone soccerball cray-zeee, Day-vid now needs to bring the game to the rest of the world.

Day-vid will be brining nylons, tinned food, democracy and bananas……

Posted: 22nd, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (14) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wayne Rooney Polishes Head For England

ANOTHER day, and yet another attempt to squeeze a cheap laugh out of the mighty Wayne Rooney.

Today Wayne is wearing a curly wig, an Amy Winehouse beehive and a Bobby Charlton comb over, the hairstyle Sir Bobby famously wore …

Posted: 22nd, October 2008 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


12 Gay Premier League Footballers Named

THERE are “12 GAY PREMIER FOOTBALL STARS”.

So says the Daily Star. The front-page outing is illustrated by a mugshot of strapping hetero Sol Campbell and a picture of Abby Clancy, who as a jobbing Wag must be considering …

Posted: 18th, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Robbie Savage Cuts Your Legs Off

SPORTING insight of the day: footballer Robbie Savage explains his love for Brighton FC.

“There are kids out there who’d chop their legs off to play football for Brighton”

Robbie Savage on equal opportunities football. Look out for Abu Hamza

Posted: 17th, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


La Marseillaise: Booing The French And Gordon Brown Off

HOW do you stop a football match before it has begun?

Any football match in France before which the country’s national anthem is booed will now be “immediately stopped”, French Sports Minister Roselyne Bachelot said Wednesday after meeting with President

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Name A German Other Than Dirk Nowitzki And David Hasselhoff

THE Washington Post hears the following exchange between a German hack for the Bild tabloid and Caron Butler, a player with the Washington Wizards basketball team:

Q. Which Germans do you know besides [Dallas Maverick] Dirk Nowitzki?

A

Posted: 16th, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fabio Capello Spots England’s Strange Girlfriends

FABIO Capello spots the Wags:

“It was possible to meet the women, the wives or the official girlfriends. Not strange girlfriends”England manager Fabio Capello on training camps in his club days

Who are these strange girlfriends, a tribe …

Posted: 15th, October 2008 | In: Sports | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wayne Rooney Predicts: Cheryl Cole To Win

WAYNE Rooney is the Sun’s Mr Ben, getting dresses up whenever wife Coleen wants to tell us a secret about his once private life.

Today Wayne is wearing a turban, rings on his fingers and a look of wonder.…

Posted: 15th, October 2008 | In: Sports, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0