Thursday, April 12, 2007

The Late Grab: 04.12

It looks like Svennis could make a comeback to England, this time at the club level, where he had the success that er, won him the England job. Originally linked to Olympique Marseille during a failed takeover bid, Newcastle is a far cry from France's much more attractive secretarial pool. Of course, the Magpies have dismissed this as pure rumor. [Times Online, icNewcastle]

Los Merengues make a renewed bid through the media for potential player of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo. Could they be ready to break Zizou's record transfer fee that has stood for nearly five years? [ITV,]

UEFA make a suggestion that will definitely go unheeded as Manchester United fans gear up for their Champions League clash with AC Milan next month. [Who Ate All The Pies?]

Why do fans boo Djibril Cisse? I don't know, mom, maybe because I'm an asshole. Hang on, my missus is talking to me - just gotta give her a a quick kick. [The Offside, BBC News]

The excellent Gaffer over at EPL Talk echoes our sentiments here at SMiA about Roman Abramovich and his odd treatment of Jose Mourinho. Are we watching a Russian master of the mind game? [EPL Talk]

And, more YouTube goodies from the Guardian Sport Blog. [Guardian Sport Blog]


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