Juan Mata follows in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo, George Best and Eric Cantona
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Monday 15 February 2010
The Barclays Premier League remains Roy Hodgson's priority this season but the Fulham manager believes his side have a decent opportunity in the FA Cup.
Thursday 12 November 2009
The son of football legend George Best has told how his father punched him to the floor and roared “you are not mine” during a drunken rage.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
George Best's son Calum has spoken about the tragic downfall of his father.
Monday 02 November 2009
England coach Fabio Capello will unveil a sculpture of World Cup-winning boss Sir Alf Ramsey at Wembley on Friday.
Friday 25 September 2009
Pick at the threads of All the Colours of the Town and it is possible to reduce it to the familiar story of a hard-boiled unhappy hero - a newspaper Rebus – who risks his job and life in pursuit of corrupt authority. But Liam McIlvanney brings a freshness and energy to his story by weaving it into a tapestry of life in Loyalist Belfast and Glasgow, as stark and vivid as a gable-end mural.
Friday 18 September 2009
Friday 24 July 2009
Sunday 14 June 2009
Friday 12 June 2009
Saturday 06 June 2009
For Mark Cueto, it is just about as good as it gets – short of making a vital scoring mark in a World Cup final and not having it chalked off by the television match official, perhaps. As a lifelong Manchester United fan, and a regular at home matches for 17 years now, pulling on an England shirt to play at Old Trafford this afternoon will fulfil a dream of fairly theatrical proportions for the Sale Sharks wing.
Sunday 03 May 2009
Sunday 03 May 2009
Hard on the heels of 'The Damned United' comes another drama about a football genius inexorably destroyed by drink. You don't see a team bus for ages, then two come along at once, but the problem with George Best was that increasingly he didn't turn up to catch his.
Friday 01 May 2009
"Difficult to do well and they didn't do it well. Script and storyline were full of cliches, and some awful moments like the moonlight chat between George and Busby. And they even managed to not make his rise to fame convinicing. Poor." - Sammy McNally, sluggerotoole.com
Thursday 30 April 2009
Chat show legend Sir Michael Parkinson has spoken fondly of his friendship with George Best and told how he still misses the Northern Ireland footballing legend.
Monday 27 April 2009
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