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Philip Green and my part in his downfall

Judging by the reaction to Peter Hain’s outing of Philip Green as an alleged sex pest, law matters not a jot – it’s a matter of like or dislike. People … (read more)

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


Manchester United: De Gea talks contracts amid Juventus rumours

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, that “flower amongst the rubble”,is all about  “winning games, rather than contracts”. Well, so he says. But de Gea has been widely linked with … (read more)

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


Pipe Bombs, Donald Trump and the surge in Demophobia

The rush to blame President Trump for the nut job posting pipe bombs to leading Democrats has been notable for its haste. Do you really believe that a vote for … (read more)

Posted: 26th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Transfer balls: Manchester United to lose de Gea and Real want Pochettino from Spurs

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is on his way to Real Madrid after all, then. The Sun says Pochettino will replace Julen Lopetegui, should Real sack him, which they will in 10…9… … (read more)

Posted: 26th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Southampton student leader regrets vow to destroy art painted by Jewish ‘white man’ Sir William Rothenstein

Do we believe in redemption? And is redemption only possible after punishment, preferably one meted out by the court of public opinion, or something more brutal, like ‘Frothing at the … (read more)

Posted: 25th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


US Marine Corps draws huge Sky Penis

 

Did a pilot with the U.S. Marine Corps trade the outline of massive penis in the sky? It’s hard to tell because you can’t see the huge bellend. But give … (read more)

Posted: 25th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment


Transfer balls: Martial wants to stay at Manchester United

Do Manchester United buy players to fit the team or advance the global brand? Rumours abound that Manchester United want to sell Paul Pogba but any exit would blow a big … (read more)

Posted: 25th, October 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman vows to find Jamal Khashoggi killers

 

Good news for police investigating what on earth happened to Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist killed on a visit to the country’s consulate in Turkey. His King’s son, Crown Prince … (read more)

Posted: 24th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Manchester United balls: De Gea flowers amongst the rubble of Mourinho’s collapsing house

Manchester United were comprehensively outplayed in their home Champions league tie with Juventus. Stodgy, defensive and possessed by nary a muon of the swashbuckling style that made the club great. … (read more)

Posted: 24th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


The British #MeToo and other #iBelieve witch-hunts

 

The Daily Telegraph has been legally gagged from publishing allegations of sexual harassment and racial abuse made against a top businessman. Is that fair? We usually get to know the … (read more)

Posted: 24th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Bob Marley features on League of Ireland side Bohemians’ new kit

 

The new away kit of the League of Ireland side Bohemians features a big photo of Bob Marley along with Rasta-styled trim. It looks a bit naff, a T-shirt version … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, Music, Sports | Comment


Julian Cole Truth Campaign: Family want to know who broke his neck?

No criminal charges have been brought in the case of Julian Cole. His family launched the ‘Cole Family Truth Campaign’ to achieve seven things. All we do know is that Julian … (read more)

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


Saudi Arabia ‘dressed Jamal Khashoggi look-alike in dead man’s Western clothes’

Did Saudi Arabia use a body double to pose as Jamal Khashoggi, the US-based Saudi journalist last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey around three weeks ago and now dead, … (read more)

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


Reasons to love Emery: Arsenal got rid of Wilshere

Reasons for Arsenal fans to love Unai Emery mass by the day. After last night’s Wenger-esque victory over Leicester City, a performance illuminated by three synchronised team goals of rare … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, October 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Key Posts, Sports | Comment


Julian Cole: after five years of waiting police sacked for lying over paralysed man

 

Julian Cole was on night out at Elements nightclub in Bedford on May 5 2013. He was 19. Things went badly wrong. Having been asked to leave the club, which … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Chelsea’s Ross Barkley gets rid of his tattoos

Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley says he got his tattoos removed because he “got them at a young age and sometimes when you are young you do stupid things and not … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, October 2018 | In: Chelsea, Key Posts, Sports | Comment


Women fight over the wonderful Ant McPartlin

Update time on the lives and loves of Ant McPartlin (dontchajustlovehim!) and his now ex-wife Lisa Armstrong (boo! hiss! move on, luv!).

 

Good ol’ Ant letting the … (read more)

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


Transfer balls: Manchester United chase Koulibaly, Arsenal take Malcolm on loan from Arsenal and Chelsea underpay Hazard

Cancel the trip to Jose Mourinho’s hotel room in Manchester and the one-way ticket to Real Madrid, Eden Hazard will stay at Chelsea. The BBC says Chelsea will offer their best … (read more)

Posted: 21st, October 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, Manchester City, manchester united, Sports, Spurs, Tabloids | Comment


Talking balls: Manchester United sale to Saudi Arabia is on-ish

The sale of Manchester United is on! Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a man riding high on the news cycle for exercising an attitude to journalists that even … (read more)

Posted: 21st, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Manchester United feared losing Luke Shaw on a free

Now Luke Shaw is a committed Manchester United player for the next five seasons, what the experts said and now make of it is news. Shaw signed a deal that … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2018 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment


Police escape and race riots averted as Huddersfield rapists jailed

At Leeds Crown Court 20 men have been found guilty of raping and abusing 15 girls as young as 11 in and around Huddersfield between 2004 and 2011. One of … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Transfer balls: Hazard to Manchester United because he loves Chelsea

Is Eden Hazard leaving Chelsea for Manchester United? Surely not. But the Manchester Evening News implies that United is on the brilliant Belgian’s radar. The Twitter feed for the Manchester … (read more)

Posted: 19th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Brexit 1 Nick Clegg 0: Facebook seduces Mr EU to Leave for California

See ya, Nick Clegg. The man who wants a second EU referendum in the hope the great unwashed will vote for the status quo has opted to leave for the … (read more)

Posted: 19th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Technology | Comment


I Was Big Bird: Caroll Spinney retires from Sesame Street

 

Oscar the Grouch and big Bird are looking for a new inside man following news that Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney has retired from the roles he’s performed since the show’s 1969 premiere.
“Big … (read more)

Posted: 19th, October 2018 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment


Arsenal fans lament the loss of their shares to a heartless Kroenke

When Arsenal fans watching their side thrash Fulham 5-1 began to sing “We’ve got our Arsenal back”, billionaire Stan Kroenke must have smirked. It’s not the fans who have Arsenal, … (read more)

Posted: 19th, October 2018 | In: Arsenal, Key Posts, Sports | Comment