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Transfer balls: Manchester City to move to Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez

Transfer balls: ‘Is Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez heading to Manchester City,’ asks the Guardian. No. He plays for Arsenal.

But the paper says the “word on the street” is that Sanchez is … (read more)

Posted: 20th, September 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Ahmad Khan Rahami: Islamist Chelsea bomb suspect is ‘mad’

Ahmad Khan Rahami has been charged in New Jersey with the attempted murder of two policeman. Ahmad Khan Rahami also allegedly tried to murder scores of people in New York in … (read more)

Posted: 20th, September 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Manchester United: Mourinho publicly slams injured Luke Shaw as fear factor returns to Old Trafford

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho continues to win hearts and minds. The Times says United defender Luke Shaw, 21,  was suffering from a groin injury during his side’s defeat at Watford. … (read more)

Posted: 19th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Manchester United endorse Michael Oliver’s magic foam party

Enjoy the game, then? We watched mediocre Watford take on gilded Manchester United in hope that the hubris that pricked so many Premier League egos last season would continue. We were not … (read more)

Posted: 19th, September 2016 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment


Media Balls: Arsenal reject Jack Wilshere was 100% awful

Max Miller has news for Arsenal fans looking to see how Jack Wilshere is getting on during his loan spell at AFC Bournemouth. Well, Bournemouth were thrashed 4-0 by a vibrant … (read more)

Posted: 19th, September 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Iguanas on a plane: flights delayed by lizards that might not be there

‘Which way to the Illuminati meeting?’

The WestJet flight from Toronto to Vancouver was evacuated when someone said there were lizards loose on board.

Four iguanas were found in … (read more)

Posted: 19th, September 2016 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


How Chelsea’s Conte and Manchester United’s Mourinho manage failure

Following Chelsea’s home defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League, the BBC says Blues’ manager Antonio Conte “subjected his players to an angry dressing-down”. Conte “accused his players of failing … (read more)

Posted: 19th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Transfer balls: Dele Alli signs new Spurs deal as Real Madrid go cold

Daily Express readers will be shocked to learn that Spurs and England player Dele Alli has signed a new deal at the London club. Alli’s new contract keeps him at … (read more)

Posted: 19th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs, Tabloids | Comment


Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin is the fastest man on Earth?

“Who is faster – Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin or Usain Bolt?’

Goal.com. readers are told, “Arsene Wenger has the answer.”

So do we. It’s the Olympic Champion.

Although if the distance over which speed … (read more)

Posted: 18th, September 2016 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Transfer balls: Liverpool chase the Manchester United supporting Borussia Dortmund ‘wonderkid’

Transfer balls: the BBC says Liverpool are on course to sign 17-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic. They’re not.

The Bleacher Report says Liverpool tried and failed to bring Pulisic – the “wonderkid” –  to … (read more)

Posted: 16th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Ethiopian shepherd transports two sheep on his bicycle (video)

In this video, an Ethiopian shepherd transports two sheep. Notes below the video tell us the “shepherd moves a couple of his animals across Bahir Dar in Amahara State”.

 

So much for … (read more)

Posted: 16th, September 2016 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment


Manchester City balls: Sergio Aguero’s Champions’ League ‘vow’

Big news: Sergio Aguero, 28, has signed a one-year contract extension at Manchester City, says the BBC.

The Daily Mirror ups that with more amazing news: “Aguero has vowed to remain at City … (read more)

Posted: 16th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Manchester City, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Ben Needham is dead? no body, no evidence and a dead man talks

Is Ben Needham dead? We don’t know but the question if riding high on the new cycle. The man helping police with their enquiries is called Konstantinos Barkas. He’s dead.

The BBC: “Toddler … (read more)

Posted: 16th, September 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal want Sanchez, Wilshere stays and Ozil confuses the experts

Transfer Balls: The BBC says Arsenal’s  Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 27, will sign a new deal at the club – if he gets a wage increase.

The Daily Mirror adds that he also wants a … (read more)

Posted: 15th, September 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Mirror and Mail agree: driving on the mobile is a deadly campaign

Do you use your mobile phone when driving. don’t. It’s stupid and dangerous. The Daily Mail and Daily Mirror agree.

 

 

 

Over in China, you can disguise your phone as a cigarette … (read more)

Posted: 15th, September 2016 | In: Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Brexit balls: Sweden, Austria, Cyprus, Finland, Ireland and Malta declare war on Britain

Big news in the Express. And it’s hard luck on those Scots who wanted independence. “The EU has declared WAR on Britain”.

 

 

Express readers are conflicted? Do they read about the coming … (read more)

Posted: 15th, September 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Theresa May: sexist TUC demand ‘sensible shoes’ for all working women

Where do we stand on women’s shoes? Sky News reports that Unions want Theresa May to dress down – literally:
May has been urged to kick off her kitten heels and wear … (read more)

Posted: 14th, September 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment (1)


Arsenal balls: rubbish Mustafi is the Gunners’ top passer

Arsenal balls: A quick look at reporting on Arsenal’s Champions’ League match again PSG. The focus is on Arsenal’s new boy Shkodran Mustafi. How did he do?

Rubbish!
“…gave the ball away cheaply and … (read more)

Posted: 14th, September 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment (1)


Democracy manifest: Corbyn’s women fight over his seat in boundary changes plot

New constituency boundaries will result in 600 MPs sitting at Westminster – we have 650 now. What this will do to London markets in second-homes, vanity mirrors and prostitutes can only be guessed at. … (read more)

Posted: 14th, September 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Transfer balls: Eric Dier’s new contract at Spurs and Bayern Munich’s dossier

Transfer Balls: In June, the Express told readers that Spurs and England player Eric Dier was being watch. “Carlo Ancelotti eyes Tottenham swoop,” thundered the headline. News was that the … (read more)

Posted: 13th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Media balls: Injured Spurs player named man of the match

 

Football journalism finds its nadir in the Metro, which when not writing hundreds of clickbait articles every week, is making up its Team of the Week. This week’s team features Tottenham’s Danny Rose.

Spurs tonked … (read more)

Posted: 13th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment (1)


Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry says knowledge is sexist

Did you see Emily Thornberry on Sky News? No? The Press Gazette explains what you missed:
Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry tells Sky News it is ‘sexist’ to ask her to … (read more)

Posted: 13th, September 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


The Human virus: making IPAT divided by technology

Writing in the Gaurdian, Travis N Rieder wants to talk about what leading Left-wing British politicians call ‘the human virus’:
Yes, humans are producers, and many wonderful things have come from human … (read more)

Posted: 13th, September 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Reviews | Comment


Is failed manager Gary Neville waiting for the Manchester United job?

Former England and Manchester United defender Gary Neville is moaning. Sacked by the La Liga club Valencia in March after less than four months in charge, Neville also lost his … (read more)

Posted: 13th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports | Comment


‘The Ginger Twat Called Angus’ and other people on a South London pub’s banned list

The Half Moon pub in London’s Herne Hill has banned the following people. Santero tweeted the list, says“… it’s like a Guy Ritchie casting call.” I have to agree.

… (read more)

Posted: 13th, September 2016 | In: Key Posts, Reviews, Strange But True | Comment