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The youth hungry Labour Party really is a cult to an old white man

Ever wondered how a society gets to the stage where they erect statues to the esteemed leader in every town and every city? Persecuting Jews is good. Starving people, also … (read more)

Posted: 29th, September 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Manchester United balls: United ready to part with Pogba or Mourinho

Former Real Madrid manager and French legend Zinedine Zidane is learning to speak English so he can get the Manchester United job when job Jose Mourinho gets the chop, says the Sun. … (read more)

Posted: 29th, September 2018 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment


Boris Johnson in Kuenssberg and Rigby fake news shocker

 

Boris Johnson is back on the telly. Both the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg and Sky’s Beth Rigby have the first televised interview since Johnson resigned as Foreign Secretary. Is it a … (read more)

Posted: 28th, September 2018 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment


Hate crime: Julia Hartley-Brewer defiled sacred safe space at Labour conference

You don’t have to like Julia Hartley-Brewer to be on her side in a story about safe spaces. Disability News Service (DNS) says Labour Party members want the LBC presenter disciplined by … (read more)

Posted: 28th, September 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Arsenal balls: Aaron Ramsey takes his one goal a season and heads to Italy

Yesterday Arsenal fans learned something that had escaped them. The Mirror’s John Cross told them and readers of his Daily Mirror “exclusive” that Aaron Ramsey is “one of Europe’s top goal-scoring … (read more)

Posted: 28th, September 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


The newspapers: unpack your prejudices for Christine Blasey Ford v Brett Kavanaugh

Who do you led with – Christine Blasey Ford, the blonde, white women who stood before the massed ranks of the US Senate Judiciary Committee and the TV cameras as … (read more)

Posted: 28th, September 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Cold War Steve: Steve McFadden stars in an exhibition by Twitter’s greatest artist

 

The art of Cold War Steve is to feature in an exhibition at The Social, London. Called A Brief History of the World (1953 – 2018), the show’s running thread … (read more)

Posted: 27th, September 2018 | In: Celebrities, News, The Consumer, TV & Radio | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal prepare to sell overrated Aaron Ramsey

Transfer Balls spots this gem of an “exclusive” on the Daily Mirror’s back page: “Aaron Ramsey to leave Arsenal next summer.” The midfielder’s current deal runs until the end of … (read more)

Posted: 27th, September 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Manchester United balls: Pogba laughs at Mourinho as players prepare mass exodus

It’s the Daily Paul Pogba, a look at news on the likeable, over-hyped French midfielder, who told the United board before the World Cup that he wanted to leave Old … (read more)

Posted: 27th, September 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


They might be Her-oes: the trans debate is valid

Being a woman is easy. All that suffrage stuff was bunkum. The penis and the womb make no impact on our life experiences. You just need a dress, some heels, … (read more)

Posted: 27th, September 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Doors to manual: Meghan Markle shuts that door

Today the Duchess of Sussex closed a car door. Arriving at the Royal Academy of Arts in a chauffeur driven luxury motor, Meghan Markle (Tabloid Rule 11: all Royals keep … (read more)

Posted: 26th, September 2018 | In: Key Posts, Royal Family | Comment


Arsenal banned Low from speaking to Ozil

“NO PRONUNCIATION IN LONDON,” declares the headline on Bild, the German tabloid. The headline is viewed through the Google Translate mangle. But the next part is clear: “Löw locked out … (read more)

Posted: 26th, September 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Transfer Balls: Abramovich wants $3billion for Chelsea and Manchester United offload Pogba

“We’re the biggest sports team in the world,” declared Ed Woodward, the Manchester United chief executive. A few hours after that boast, Derby County arrived at Old Trafford and booted … (read more)

Posted: 26th, September 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Manchester United: Pogba shunts Mourinho closer to the exit

Anyone in any doubt that Paul Pogba’s words were all about Jose Mourinho is obviously not Jose Mourinho, a man for whom everything is always and essentially about him. Responding … (read more)

Posted: 25th, September 2018 | In: Key Posts, manchester united, Sports | Comment


There’s a huge mural to Mark E Smith outside a chip shop in Prestwich

 

Dave Haslam tweets this huge mural of The Fall’s former frontman Mark E Smith (5 March 1957 – 24 January 2018) being painted outside a chip shop in Prestwich by graffiti … (read more)

Posted: 25th, September 2018 | In: Celebrities | Comment


British Jew who Jeremy Corbyn accused of not getting English irony sues Labour leader

Richard Millett is suing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for defamation, reports the Mail. Millett is the British blogger Corbyn was addressing when he accused British Zionists of not understanding “English … (read more)

Posted: 25th, September 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Manchester United balls: Pogba ruins Mourinho’s swashbuckling ‘Red-Volution’

 

The Sun’s Neil Curtis blames Paul Pogba for Manchester United’s 1-1 home draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers. United were leading until the 53rd minute – Fred scored following a super touch … (read more)

Posted: 25th, September 2018 | In: Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Liverpool’s Salah wins and Ronaldo goes missing at FIFA Best awards

Compare and contrast the Daily Mirror’s stories today on Cristiano Ronaldo and the FIFA Best awards. Ronaldo was up again for the top gong he won last year and the year … (read more)

Posted: 24th, September 2018 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Madeleine McCann: Amaral maybes plus Grange possibles equal a fresh appal

More on what the Sun calls the “MADDIE FUND CRISIS” as missing Madeleine McCann’s mum, Kate McCann, calls time on a store set up to raise money to fund the … (read more)

Posted: 24th, September 2018 | In: Madeleine McCann | Comment


Anti-Semitism at the Labour Party conference and Corbyn’s other Jewish jokes

The tabloids are tucking into the Labour Party conference in Liverpool. Let’s take a look at see how they’re treating the issue of rampant Jew hatred in self-styled anti-racist party. … (read more)

Posted: 24th, September 2018 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment


Media balls: Aubameyang was onside and Everton were lucky

Media Balls: a look at biased reporting in the weekend’s Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton, won 2-0 by the Gunners. The Mirror calls Arsenal’s second goal, scored by … (read more)

Posted: 24th, September 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


There is no transgender row: women can have a penis

This week we learned that you can be booted out of a job for saying: “Women don’t have penises.” Angelos Sofocleous, a postgraduate philosophy and psychology student student at Durham University, retweeted … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, September 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Liverpool: Arsenal didn’t miss Virgil van Dijk, they just lack Southampton’s coaching skills

News that Arsenal rejected Virgil van Dijk, 27, before Southampton bought him comes as no great shock. The final years of Arsene Wenger’s leadership at Arsenal are punctuated with a … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, September 2018 | In: Arsenal, Key Posts, Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Aston Villa adopt John McGinn’s weird FIFA avatar as his official twitter photo

 

The official twitter account for Aston Villa FC noticed that their team’s John McGinn looks not a lot like his Fifa 19 avatar. That’s McGinn on the right in the above … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, September 2018 | In: Sports | Comment


Gertcha! The trite and lazy journalism of ‘battling cancer’ with Chas and Dave

Farewell Chas Hodges, aka Charles Nicholas Hodges (28 December 1943 – 22 September 2018), the piano-playing half of the brilliant Chas and Dave. Even Arsenal fans enjoyed his hymn to … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, September 2018 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment