Wordsmith

Some choice extracts from a Steve Bruce novel

Bruce – not just a pretty face

Steve Bruce

Those who like to peruse The Sunday Times with their warm morning croissant might have noticed an intriguing interview with Steve Bruce, in which the Sunderland boss jogged the memory about his brief period as one of the nation’s finest [...]

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News in brief

Wenger looks to Santa, Beattie’s in a huff…

Oi Claus, any room for Drogba in that bag?

Father Christmas 

Even with the insane striker shortage leaving his attack almost as hamstrung as a boxer with cotton wool fists, Arsene Wenger – as reported in today’s Telegraph – shall not be tempted to loan the services of Ruud van Nistelrooy in [...]

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Striker Crisis

Which striker should Wenger go for in the transfer window?

Hey Arsene, what about this guy?

Bojan Krkic

There has been much speculation over the last week or so about who Arsene Wenger should buy in the January window to plug the almighty gap in the Arsenal attack. A gap which began as a humble everyday manhole when Adebayor [...]

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Transfer News

More strikers for Arsenal, less wingers for Man United

Or it MIGHT be you…

Andre-Pierre Gignac

Further fuel was spat on the flaming striker crisis at Arsenal last night, as they continued to craft chances without anyone able to just smash it into the net. The problem will, of course, go somewhere towards being solved during the January [...]

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Daily Democracy

Vote: Should Jermain Defoe start instead of Emile Heskey against Croatia?

Has the little guy earned a place in the starting XI?

Jermain Defoe

With nothing of particular interest arising from England’s friendly victory over Slovenia at the weekend, the papers are awash with the debate surrounding the England frontline.

In-form Jermain Defoe has bagged eight goals in ten [...]

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Missing Ingredient

Fernando Torres says Liverpool need a Wayne Rooney – is he right?

Striker thinks Reds would benefit from a second striker

Wayne Rooney

After fluffing away their chance to win the league last season by drawing countless matches that they really should have put to bed, Liverpool will once again look to claim the Premiership silverware that has so far eluded [...]

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Transfer Talk

Are Man Utd about to make an offer for Samuel Eto’o?

Spanish press think Cameroonian could be Manchester bound

Samuel Eto’o

Manchester Utd have already aided Real Madrid’s 2009/10 title challenge this week, and they could be about to give it an even bigger boost, by weakening Barcelona’s strike force.

According to Spanish paper Sport, Manchester Utd are [...]

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