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Chelsea Balls: Sarri sacked by clickbait

Remember when the Daily Mirror told us Maurizio Sarri was to be sacked should Chelsea lose the Carabao Cup final to Manchester City. They lost. He’s sill in the job. … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2019 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Key Posts, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


The Wimbledon Prowler: a man, a refugee and £10m in booty

How to describe, Asdrit Kapaj, the man accused of being the so-called Wimbledon Prowler? The 41-year-old is accused of stealing £90,000 of jewellery in six burglaries from properties around London’s … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2019 | In: News | Comment


What Anti-Semitism? Corbyn wants second EU referendum; Labour betrays working class voters; Thornberry removes Labour Brexit from ballot

‘Press TV – First for Jews’

“The last Party leader to do exactly the opposite to his manifesto promise was Nick Clegg. Remind me, where is he now?” wonders John Mann, … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Sleeping Gemma Collins has ‘more rolls than Greggs’ in world’s first sponsored row

Rolls

What’s it like to sleep with jobbing celebrity Gemma Collins? Jobbing celebrity James Argent knows – and he apparently wants us to know. So he posted a video of Collins … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment


Meghan Markle to dress ‘genderless’ baby in a suit

Meghan Markle will “break with tradition” and raise the young Prince “genderless”. So says the Daily Star. Meghan will do away with traditional macho frilly lace, broaches and knickerbockers, preferring … (read more)

Posted: 25th, February 2019 | In: Fashion, News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Shamima Begum: meet Britain’s new celebrity role model

No longer on the front pages, nonetheless, Shamima Begum remains newsworthy. The Star catches up with the jihadi on page 7. “JIHADI BRIDE’S DAD: DON’T LET HER HOME,” comes the … (read more)

Posted: 25th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Chelsea: newspapers react to ‘anarchy’ at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea insist everything went to plan in the Carabao Cup final. Not scoring a goal. Losing on penalties. Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refusing to be substituted, causing his manager Maurizio Sarri … (read more)

Posted: 25th, February 2019 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Sports | Comment


Chelsea say losing Carabao Cup final was a success; it all went to plan says Sarri; Manchester City praise Caballero

Taxi!

Watching Chelsea implode is giving genuine pleasure to millions of football fans. The club a Russian oligarch bought and then used to buy all the cups is facing a transfer … (read more)

Posted: 24th, February 2019 | In: Chelsea, Manchester City, Sports | Comment


Arsenal Balls: Overmars, Monchi and Aaron Wan-Bissaka in

Journalism, eh. Get a load of this news on the BBC: “Arsenal will offer defender Rob Holding, 23, a new deal after he suffered a long-term injury in December.”

Can the … (read more)

Posted: 24th, February 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Danny Dyer rescues Shamima Begum: TV hardman brings home ISIS hardwoman

EastEnders actor Danny Dyer has yet to head to Syria to bring home Shamima Begum in a televised docudrama. But he was invited on to Good Morning Britain to tell … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, February 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment


Brexit stole my disabled child: a mother’s story that went viral gets corrected

The story went big. The Guardian comment piece about a mother and her disabled son remaining in the UK post Brexit gained more than 16,000 shares. “People didn’t vote leave … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Aaron Campbell: the face of ‘evil’

He’s called Aaron Campbell – the teenager convicted of abducting, raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute last July. The tabloids called him evil. This … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Chelsea Balls: Sarri sacked by Monday; Steve Holland and Rakitic in

Farewell, then, Maruizio Sarri. Or not. The Telegraph joins the chorus of newspapers claiming Sarri is to be sacked by Chelsea very soon. The paper says Chelsea are considering appointing England assistant … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, February 2019 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Sports | Comment


‘Jihadi’ Jack Letts misses his mum and wants to come home to the UK

Jack The Bad / Jack the Sad / Jack the Dad

White Briton, dad of one and Islam convert ‘Jihadi’ Jack Letts wants to leave the Kurdish prison he’s called home … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, February 2019 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment


Manchester United balls: Anthony Martial and the moving goalposts

Anthony Martial is making news on the front and back pages. The Sun tells us that Martial is due a call up to his national side: “Anthony Martial’s return to … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, February 2019 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Chelsea Balls: Sarri’s sacking and club banned from signing new players for next two transfer windows

Bit of an odd backpage from the Mirror, leading, as it does, with Europa League action from Chelsea and Arsenal’s respective 3-0 victories over the might of Malmo and Bate … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, February 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, News, Sports | Comment


Alesha MacPhail: They know why the ‘boy’ killed and remembering Venables and Thompson

In July 2017 Alesha MacPhail was abducted, raped and murdered. Her killer’s name will not be known. The Mail calls him a “boy”. The Scotsman calls him a “teenager”. … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Jussie Smollett: and the Oscar for the biggest liar goes to…

Jussie Smollett has been arrested in Chicago. His alleged crime: filing a false police report in which he claimed to be the victim of a homophobic and racist physical attack … (read more)

Posted: 21st, February 2019 | In: News | Comment


Breaking News for Labour, Corbyn and Guardian-reading anti-Semites: not all Jews agree about Israel, films or Chinese food

“Jews for Jez” – with a yellow star, to boot. Some people, eh.

Over 200 Jewish members and supporters of the Labour party must be pleased to see their letter … (read more)

Posted: 21st, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Chelsea balls: Sarri sacked for £5m; Lampard tops wish list; Manchester City told keys

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will be sacked if they lose Sunday’s Carabao Cup final to Manchester City, says the BBC. Sarri will be Chelsea boss for the length of an internship … (read more)

Posted: 20th, February 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Key Posts, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Shamima Begone! ISIS member is up ‘Brit Creek’ as Home Office removes citizenship

Shamima Begum, the Londoner who joined the Islamic State group in Syria aged 15, will not be coming ‘home’ to the UK. The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has revoked her … (read more)

Posted: 20th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Matt Kuchar should have paid his caddie the correct rate

Matt Kuchar has earned well over $45m in prize money playing golf. Last November he did something the judgemental among us can enjoy. Kuchar, 40, won the Mayakoba Golf Classic … (read more)

Posted: 19th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, Money, Sports | Comment


Chelsea: Sarri sack imminent

How long can Maurizio Sarri last at Chelsea? His tenure never was going to be for long. Chelsea see mangers as mere front-men for the project, expendable so long as … (read more)

Posted: 19th, February 2019 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Sports | Comment


Shamima Begum: Jeremy Corbyn understands you

Do we really care what Shamima Begum thinks of us? If you sign up to the view that Begum is a victim of grooming, a victim of sexual exploitation as … (read more)

Posted: 19th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Manchester United Balls: Solskjaer gets the job full-time; Pochettino earns Spurs £34m transfer fee

On February 12 2019, the announced that Manchester United had chosen their next full-time manager. “IT’S OLE YOURS,” stated the Sun. “Solskjaer to be appointed Man Utd manager permanently as … (read more)

Posted: 18th, February 2019 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment