Category Archives: Newcastle United

Ginola to challenge Blatter – Is it for L’Oreal?  

Ginola raises a glass and his profile in front of Paddy Power's backdrop

Ginola raises a glass and his profile in front of Paddy Power’s backdrop

As well as being a former Newcastle United, Tottenham and Aston Villa midfielder, David Ginola, was also known for advertising a certain brand of shampoo on TV. I’m not sure how much he was paid for his services on that particular enterprise, but I’m sure he was worth it. Ouch, sorry about that, just too big a temptation to resist though. The flamboyant footballer now however appears to have thrown his hat into the ring for the populist post of being the man who ousted Sepp Blatter from Fifa. Or has he? Continue reading →

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The weekend when the pendulum swung in the title race. But which way?

A long while ago, a former British prime minister once declared that “a week is a long time in politics.” Harold Wilson’s phrase was meant to encompass how the agenda and public opinion of a government can be influenced not only by the actions it takes, but also the way in which unforeseen events can sometimes change both the state of affairs, and the affairs of state. If Wilson’s description of politics is true, very much the same can probably be said for a weekend in Premier League football.

Who'll be lifting the Premier Leaue trophy in May. Did last weekend could have decide the issue?

Who’ll be lifting the Premier Leaue trophy in May. Did last weekend could have decide the issue?

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