Geovanni is certain that Hull will beat Chelsea

Tigers star tells compatriot Scolari that he’s going down

Geovanni Hull City

Excluding the final two games of the 2005-06 season when Chelsea had already won the title, the Blues haven’t lost consecutive Premier League games since March 2003 but Hull’s attacking midfielder Geovanni is certain that Hull [...]

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The wisdom of Shearer

Classic Alan, from his analysis of Liverpool-Wigan on Match of the Day

“There were terrific players on both sides, and I include Wigan in that.”

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Sunday pundits

Grumpy old men invade set of MOTD 2

Hansen and Lawrenson “work rate” hits an all-time low


Match of the Day 2 received a couple of unwelcome visitors last night when a six-fixture Sunday meant BBC super-pundits Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson were forced to interrupt their golf schedule in preparation for spending the evening on the [...]

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Sensual Elderlies

Zoinks! Des Lynam’s wifey outsexys Danielle Bux!

Who saw this one coming?

Lineker vrs Des

Ever since Des Lynam slid into obscurity, only occasionally peeking above the bedsheets to host Countdown, the nation has been wondering whether Lineker will ever have the right quota of syrupy smoothness to truly replace him on MOTD. Yes, he [...]

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Bux goes wedding bonkers, Owen Hargreaves does well

While everyone’s been distracted by the Tevez stuff, things have happened…


If anyone is proof that being a footballer makes your life tremendous, it’s Owen Hargreaves. Such a straight-faced young midfielder, were he not brilliant at sport, he has the look of a man who would mumble profanities about his boring office job, [...]

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Pundit poetry

Can anyone remember if England are playing tomorrow?

Newcastle and Manchester City have tried to monopolise the news this week – but they forgot about Ian Wright’s love for his country.

Ian Wright

Back in April, Ian Wright decided his style of punditry was no longer suitable for Match of the Day. Their “jacket, shirt and tie” [...]

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