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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


Brexit: Islington man demands Brexit as May is insulted

The Salzburg dinner was a “humiliation” for Theres May. But it wasn’t, was it? Not really. It was just another non-event in a series of non-events. Until the country leaves … (read more)

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


Manchester United balls: Ronaldo banned, unbanned and never banned for Champions League match

When Ronaldo was sent off on his debut for Juventus in the Champions League, not only did he weep like a child being told off by his mum in front … (read more)

Posted: 21st, September 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Brexit: tabloids react to EU bombing May’s Brexit plan

 

‘Chequers’, the half-backed ‘Remain by another name’ plan for the UK’s departure from the EU, is dead. The result, says the Mirror, is a Government “in crisis”. The message is … (read more)

Posted: 21st, September 2018 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment


Spurs balls: Pochettinho sack and Lloris’ imagines an injury

 

It’s remarkable how little pressure Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is under. He wants to win trophies, of course, having won nothing at Spurs since his arrival from Southampton in May … (read more)

Posted: 21st, September 2018 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Gooners delight: Jeremy Corbyn vows to boycott Arsenal matches

More on Jeremy Corbyn’s obsession with the world’s one Jewish state. The story goes that the Labour leader mired in accusations of antisemitism was so upset by Arsenal FC’s 2006 deal … (read more)

Posted: 20th, September 2018 | In: Arsenal, Politicians, Sports | Comment


Will honest Corbyn be brought down by Jews and MI5?

Jeremy Corbyn and his supported are far from convinced the Skrpials were poisoned by the Russians. The Labour leader thought it a good idea for Russia to be sent samples of … (read more)

Posted: 20th, September 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Coca Cola cannabis and the volatile world of marijuana investing

Invest in cannabis? BNN Bloomberg says Coca Cola is looking at working with Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis to create drinks laced with marijuana. “Along with many others in the … (read more)

Posted: 20th, September 2018 | In: Money, News, The Consumer | Comment


Miniature horse-eating gator banned from flights and shot dead

 

Americans love miniature horses. Southwest Airlines allows them onboard commercial flights as emotional support animals. Pigs, ferrets, spiders, peacocks and hedgehogs are on the no-fly list. But L’il Sebastian made the … (read more)

Posted: 20th, September 2018 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment