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Archive for November 2009

…on the sack race

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Bryan Gunn

Bryan Gunn - Good bloke, club legend, hopelessly out of his depth as a manager

Eleven Football League managers have been sacked so far this season, six in October alone, with three more leaving their clubs to fill these vacancies. The first of the season was Bryan Gunn’s sacking after a 7-1 home loss at home to Colchester. When the BBC’s “Videprinter” resorts to writing the number as a word after, in this case “1-7 (SEVEN)”, you know you’re on borrowed time. Read the rest of this entry »


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November 3, 2009 at 11:45 am

…on Aaron Hunt and Darren Bent

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Aaron Hunt - Is not English. Remains not English.

The English papers have all picked up on the story that Fabio Capello has made overtures towards Werder Bremen forward Aaron Hunt to play for England. Hunt, German-born with an English mother, is a versatile attacker with five goals in eleven games in Bundesliga this season. To his credit, he has ruled out any switch, eager to nail down a place in the German squad. However, my question would be, why do they want him? Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Michael Farrow

November 3, 2009 at 10:21 am

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