John Barnes loss was Neil Ruddocks gain back in 1996, when Barnes and Cantona swapped jersey's following the Frenchman's late winner at Wembley gave United a famous FA Cup Final win against rivals Liverpool, Barnes frustrated at the loss tossed the shirt on the Wembley dressing room floor before Liverpool centre-half Neil Ruddock picked it up as a special momento from the game which Cantona won.
Kenny Dalglish splashes cash but Liverpool spirits rise | Paul Hayward
Liverpool manager has spent a lot of money on players but it is necessary to compete with
Chelsea and Manchester United The Kop lives in mortal fear of the mediocre buy, the non‑Liverpool
signing: a dread that dates back to Phil Babb, Neil Ruddock, Julian Dicks and Jimmy Carter.
Ex-footy stars enjoy a spot of horse racing With many bookies marking this Premier League season
down as a five-horse race, five former players from each of the top sides took to their horses to
battle it out for the pre-season bragging rights. Kerry Dixon of Chelsea, David May of Manchester
United, Steve Lomas of Manchester City, [.
In November 2008, Jamie Carragher made history by breaking a Liverpool FC record set by Ron Yeats
in 1969. Normally, this would be a reason to celebrate, but not in Carra's case - breaking the
record has now made him the club's unluckiest player ever.
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- A Doncaster Perspective of QPR's Win at Doncaster.
Horrible is the word to describe our last meeting against Blackburn Rovers. Steve Kean's side
only had two shots on goal and still managed to beat us 4-3. That was a dark day in our season but
nothing compared to the run of form we are in now. The draw at Bolton was the first league point we
picked up this season and we're now facing an uphill battle to find our way back into Champions
Patrick Vieira has confirmed that, at the grand old age of 35, he has decided to call time on
his playing days in order to take up a specially created position 'upstairs' at Manchester
City have announced that as of 2011/12, Vieira will be employed as their 'Football Development
Executive', meaning that he'll be charged with mentoring the club's youngsters and dispensing
'well-rounded lifestyle education' only stub cigars out in the ashtrays provided, that kind of
There is no greater rivalry in English football than Liverpool and Manchester United. The two most
successful club side in England will meet each other this Sunday at Anfield. And so with Liverpool
reeling from four successive defeats - their worst run since 1987, Man Utd cannot have hoped for a
better time to avenge last season's results.
Something to read while you enjoy a Fatih Terim teamtalk (I don't think it's really him though)...
Setanta loses next season's Premier League UK TV rights (EPL Talk) Man Utd are the 8th most
valuable sports brand on earth (Sports Pro Media) Remembering Razor (ThreeMatchBan) Vuvuzela
violence? (Studs Up) Anatoly Kuznetsov and Dynamo Kyiv's "almost incredible" story (The Global
Game) Rajko [.
1994 Having been hit with a 12 point deduction, F.A.Cup ban and a £600,000 fine for making
illegal loans to players, Spurs' chairman Alan Sugar met the appeal board, who halved the points
deduction to six, but also increased the fine to £1.
If Channel 4′s Come Dine With Me programme isn't one of your usual guilty pleasures, you might
not have spotted the Footballer-themed episode recently (and if you didn't, you should check it out
as it was funny as hell) featuring Neil Ruddock, John Fashanu, Frank Worthington and former Red
(lest we forget) Carlton Palmer.
Was the Capital One League Cup Final the biggest fairy-tale final of all time? With Swansea's remarkable resurgence since flirting with relegation to non-league football in 2003 and Bradford's relentless giant-slaying cup run, it was a game where any result could be cherished – and cherish it we do, with a full match analysis and examination of each club's heart-warming stories.
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The clue is in the title - the first all-action book on Spurs is imminent, and all lilywhite
fans are most warmly invited to pitch in.
A list of 20 fans' favourites is being compiled, and frankly, for a team as steeped in history
as ours, there just ain't enough room for everyone. Some names effortlessly pick themselves –
true Lane legends such as Blanchflower, Perryman, Mabbutt, Greaves and Bill Nick.