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Didier Drogba: mercenary for hire

mer-ce-nar-y [mur-suh-ner-ee]: working or acting merely for money or other reward; venal. Didier Drogba is out of contract at Chelsea at the end of the season, and hasn’t agreed a new contract with the club yet. Rumour has it they only want to offer him a one-year deal, but Drogba – who’ll be 34 in […]

Rooney’s Champions League Football Preview

by Thomas Rooney If only to avoid talking about Norwich’s last two results, I have decided to focus my football betting on the Champions League this week. It is a competition that is really getting going and as ever, the British based teams will be in action over Tuesday and Wednesday night. I’ll be previewing […]

Champions League football preview

by Thomas Rooney There isn’t much rest for the Premier League’s top players. The majority of Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea’s players were involved in international fixtures last week and after returning to Premier League action at the weekend – it is now time for some Champions League football. In terms of football betting, […]

And Chelsea get richer…

From BBC Sport: Fifa has ordered former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu to pay the club £13.68m in damages for breach of contract after he tested positive for cocaine. Chelsea signed the Romanian from Parma for £15m in 2003 but the following year he tested positive and was given a seven-month worldwide football ban. Earlier in […]

10 things we can look forward to between now and the start of the season

I haven’t done a Top 10 for quite a while, so here’s a quick list of ten things that’ll probably happen between now and when the season starts in August… – City to continue missing out on players who look for all the world to be our targets, only to be told “we didn’t want […]

Week in Review: 19th-25th May 2008, featuring Manchester United, Chelsea, Ronaldinho, QPR, Bristol City, Hull City, Leeds United, Doncaster Rovers and more…

It was another busy week on City ‘Til I Die. Here’s everything that happened… Monday 19th May 2008. The week was kicked-off with a Champions League final poll, and we wondered if Ronaldinho was on Glenn’s list of potential targets. Tuesday 20th May 2008. On Tuesday we warned QPR off all of our transfer targets […]

Shock of shocks, Chelsea sack Grant

As predicted by the entire football world, Chelsea sacked Avram Grant tonight. To me Grant was always on a hiding to nothing at Stamford Bridge. If he’d have won the Premier League or Champions League people would have said it was Mourinho’s team and if he didn’t, he’d face the sack. Still, now might be […]

Gutted for Chelsea, but fair play to Manchester United…

I tried to stay neutral, but as much as I do genuinely believe that United have been the best team in Europe this season I still wanted Chelsea to win the Champions League last night. I can’t help but think I jinxed them. Oh well, there’s always next year John – but if I were […]

Champions League Final Preview: Manchester United v Chelsea

It has been dubbed as the biggest game in English football’s 130-year history, Manchester United versus Chelsea in the Champions League Final. It is Chelsea’s first Champions League final, and United are looking for their second Champions League title – second Premier and Champions League double in fact – in nine years. The Blues are […]

Champions League Final Poll Results: Is it Manchester United or Chelsea for you?

The results are in, and they’re more one-sided than I thought they were going to be… Who will win the Champions League? Manchester United – 64% Chelsea – 35% Who cares? – 1%. …most polls seem to be more one-sided than I thought they were going to be don’t they? I really must sort out […]

Champions League Final Poll: Is it Manchester United or Chelsea for you?

United reign supreme in the Premier League, but can Avram Grant’s Chelsea get revenge in Moscow? Have your say in the poll… Poll: Who will win the Champions League?

Premier League Championship Poll Results: Manchester United or Chelsea?

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Manchester United came out on top in the Premier League Championship poll, but it was closer than I thought it was going to be… Who is going to win the Premier League? Manchester United – 60% Chelsea – 40% By this time tomorrow, we’ll all know for sure! I’ll leave the relegation poll […]

Premier League Championship Poll: Manchester United or Chelsea?

Apparently there’s some sort of big weekend going on in the Premier League (the one that gets all the money and is on the telly all the time), but there are a couple of pretty important issues still to be resolved. One of them is the title. Manchester United are red-hot favourites going into Sunday’s […]

Champions League Semi-Final (Second Leg) Predictions

The second leg of the Champions League Semi-Finals take place tonight and tomorrow. Both games are delicately poised after the first leg games, and an all-English final in Moscow next month is still on the cards. Man Utd v Barcelona (ITV1 from 19:30 tonight). Both sides cancelled each other out at the Nou Camp last week, and Ronaldo’s […]

What we have learned this weekend: 26th/27th April 2008

City are safe! Yesterday’s resounding 3-0 win over Queens Park Rangers at Carrow Road finally put to bed any nagging fears regarding relegation. Nothing else really matters, but there’s also: The Premier League race is not over after all. Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat of Manchester United blew the title race open again with two games to […]