He may never have been a big name in football, and, he will never get that chance to really prove the value of having a guy who plays football the right way. For Christian Rogelio Benítez Betancourt otherwise known as ‘Chucho’ died of a heart attack at the age of 27! He was a man all […]
Bert Trautmann Dies
If you are going to be remembered for anything it might as well be something approaching super human. Bert Trautmann will be forever remembered for playing football while sustaining a broken neck! Bert Trautmann day with destiny came about during the 1956 Cup Final between Manchester City and Birmingham City. Manchester City with the recalled Don Revie was […]
Is Chris Hughton The Next Brian Clough?
Is Chris Hughton the next Brian Clough in the sense that he can do wonders with a very unfashionable team? It is clear as day that they are not similar in the sense of physical looks and build, communication techniques and general psychological make up. Somehow you could not see Chris Hughton going on a […]
More Betting Madness
The tale of a film being made in which a card player voluntary throws away 3 three’s in a game of brag because he wanted to make a big play rumbles on. It is not that artistic licence is being stretched to incredulity levels, it is that the film maker actually believes that a gambler […]
Spring Time For McLeish In Cuba
When you get to mention Alex McLeish, Pope Benedict XVI, Cuba and Green Bay Packers all in the same sentence, it is clear that something big is under foot. After the 2011 amazing tale of football manager Alex McLeish defection from Birmingham City to Aston Villa after winning the Carling Cup, then getting Birmingham City […]
Stress and Online Poker
Do you sometimes have one of those weeks when you wonder if you are living in some parallel universe where everything is not exactly in the right place? Well my friends I have had one of those and my head feels like a punch bag in Mike Tyson’s gym. It didn’t start well, I got […]
Bad Weekend for Poker and other betting escapades.
Could not win a bet last weekend first Barney McGrew lost spectacularly, then Mourayan the big tip from Ireland became a big flop when the jockey decided it had a acceleration of a Ferrari, Birmingham City to win 1 – 0 became Aston Villa winning 1 – o, a saver on Everon to win at […]