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When Hillary Clinton spread ‘negative’ news about Obama being a Muslim

Hillary Clinton has to do nothing to win the US Presidential race to the bottom. The media are obsessed with reality TV creation Donald Trump and accusations that he molested … (read more)

Posted: 15th, October 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Spurs Balls: all hail the newest new Messi

Have you seen the ‘New Messi”, a player the Sun dubs “Mini Messi” after the brilliant Barcelona player? He’s called Marcus Edwards. He’s 17. And he plays for Spurs. Well, Spurs reservers because … (read more)

Posted: 15th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Ched Evans: The witch-hunt continues

Former Sheffield untied footballer Ched Evans is innocent. You might not like him. You might think him a scumbag, a low-life or hard done by. But one thing he is … (read more)

Posted: 15th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Transfer balls: The Sun creates a Gareth Bale to Manchester United out of nothing

Is Gareth Bale moving to Manchester United? No. We told you he was staying at Real Madrid. Every story you ever read about Bale wanting to join Man United is wrong. Stories … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Manchester United prepare to sell Wayne Rooney – the symbol of ineffectual English football

Much chatter over Wayne Rooney’s future. The BBC says, Manchester United “could look to offload captain Wayne Rooney, 30, in the summer”. They could. Or they could not.

The BBC adds … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Quick thinking hotel manger saves dog with lead caught in a moving lift

Here of the day is Ben Duke, who saved a dog’s life when its leads got trapped in an elevator. “I happened to walk out at the right time and … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2016 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


For Sale at Clinton fundraiser: the Donald Trump paddle ball gag

 

Presidential Tat Watch spots this “Donald Trump Paddle Ball” on sale at the Gagosian’s Benefit for Clinton, Art For Hillary.

Designed by New York sculptor Elliott Arkin, the wooden paddle features a … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews, The Consumer | Comment


Liverpool: The Sun fails to Watch Henderson

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is subjected to the Sun’s “Hendo Watch”. The paper kept a constant eye on the likeable and hard-working Henderson as he captained England in Slovenia.

Facts:
The Liverpool midfielder … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Liverpool’s James Milner is the English footballer who plays like a German

Becauae Germans are good at taking penalties, when one of them says an Englishman is the ‘best penalty taker ‘ he’s ever seen, we take notice. The penalty king is … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Liverpool balls: The Reds made a huge mistake buying Jordan Henderson

We love peculiar job titles in football. Chelsea have “loan player coaches”. QPR have “kit monitorers”. Liverpool used to have “director of football strategy”. What that means is unclear. But … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Manchester United balls: Agent Pogba fails to land Griezmann and Memphis Depay rejected croissants

Manchester United fans looking for news have been treated to a welter of clickbait balls today. We’ll round-up a few gems – and save our favourite for the end.

Metro: “Agent Pogba: … (read more)

Posted: 11th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Transfer balls: Manchester United should have no regrets over Burnley’s Mike Keane heading to Chelsea

The BBC says Manchester United are “kicking themselves”. No, not because one of their myriad sponsors has slapped own a big wad of cash and told them to. They are … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal fight to keep Bellerin, Ozil and Sanchez and Man City go shopping

Is the Premier League a video catalogue for Manchester City’s shoppers? Manchester City invested £175m on new players in the summer – and they have another £150 to buy some more.

As … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Arsenal balls: Wenger ‘leaves’ on the strength of a ‘hint’

The BBC says Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has “hinted” manager Arsene Wenger’s contract “may not be renewed at the end of the season”.

Turn that around and it means he … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Madeleine McCann: Majorca mums, Goncalo Amaral’s next blockbuster and ‘the worst thing imaginable’

Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child.

The Sun: “FRESH MADDIE SCANDAL.”

What old or, to use the Sun’s terminology, stale Maddie scandal? The only thing we know is that a … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews | Comment


Transfer balls: Gareth Bale gets £91m to ‘snub’ Manchester United

Gareth Bale is not heading to Manchester United. The BBC says Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo have agreed new contracts to remain at Real Madrid. Bale has been offered £91m to keep playing … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Transfer balls: Chelsea double their offer for Juventus and Manchester City’s Leonardo Bonucci

Transfer balls:  The BBC says Chelsea’s owners Roman Abramovich has sanctioned a move for  Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 29.  The Blues will offer the Italians £60m.

The Telegraph says this would be … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Manchester City, Reviews, Sports | Comment


West Ham United had no ‘culture’ before they moved into the soulless Olympic Park

Having to deal with life in the rented atmosphere-phobic Olympic Stadium, West Ham United fans can now consider the tactful words of their celebrity vice-chairwoman and Arsenal fan Karren Brady.

Addressing the Leaders 16 awards (an … (read more)

Posted: 5th, October 2016 | In: Celebrities, Sports | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal, Leicester City and Andre Silva get the clickbait treatment

Transfer balls: The Week says Porto’s Andre Silva, 20, “could displace Sanchez'” at Arsenal.

The Week’s story is based entirely on a report in Portugal’s Ojogo . It makes no mention of Alexis … (read more)

Posted: 5th, October 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Leonardo DiCaprio thinks freedom of speech is overrated

Leonardo DiCaprio thinks democracy and free though – and thereby free speech – are overrated. Speaking at the White House ahead of a screening of his new grandiose documentary, Before the … (read more)

Posted: 5th, October 2016 | In: Celebrities, Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Pentagon paid UK firm £500m for cheap looking Al-Qaeda propaganda films

Al Qaeda have been a bit quiet of late. We used to see lots of their gurning loons on the TV news. Now nothing. Might this be down to the … (read more)

Posted: 4th, October 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Ben Needham: demolishing a home with care

The hunt for Ben Needham continues. A round up of media reporting on the missing child. The renewed search is in its ninth day.

BBC: “Farmhouse extension demolished”

Police has demolished part … (read more)

Posted: 4th, October 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Manchester United career not enough for Ryan Giggs to land Swansea job

When Swansea sacked head coach Francesco Guidolin on his 61st birthday too, the British Press all tipped former Manchester United player Ryan Giggs to replace him. Daily Mail columnist Jamie … (read more)

Posted: 4th, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports | Comment


Arsenal beat Burnley: Koscielny scores handy winner (video)

ARSENAL SCORE LAST MIN WINNER

SHIT GOAL BUT WE WILL TAKE IT COYG pic.twitter.com/Vw7ui4TzoY
— Gordon (@AFCSupremo) October 2, 2016

Arsenal beat Burnley at Turf Moor 1-0 with pretty much the last kick … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, October 2016 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment