When things like this happen, I realise why life really is an anadulterated joy. Here's some pics from the Liverpool Xmas party.
First up, Sami Hyppia as Zorro:
Second, Dirk Kuyt as Superman:
My personal favourite, Luis Garcia as Huggy Bear:
Finally, joy, joy and more joy. Further confirming that he is quite possibly the best value human being on the planet, Peter Crouch turned up as a giant parrot:
Monday, December 18, 2006
Internacional. Obviously. Second went to Barcelona, thrid to Al-Ahly. Obviously. What a load of doggy doo. link
I hereby declare never again to talk/think/write about the FIFA World Club Cup, won by Sao Paolo last year and the equally un-important Internacional yesterday. I mean really. Why do they bother. It should be a formality. Best team in Europe= best team in world. nuff said.
Ronaldinho, I'm very angry at you. How could you not beat those bunch of losers. Grr. Humbug.
Friday, December 15, 2006
For a while now it has been fairly obious...yet I feel it need's the Benji's Balls seal of approval:
THE PREMIERSHIP SHITS ON SIRIA A AND THE PRIMERA LIGA (AND THE BUNDASLIGA CAN PISS OFF TOO)!!
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man Utd....all won their Chumps League groups. Spurs, Blackburn, and eve bloody Newcastle all won their UEFA cup groups. Pretty good. I reckon we're gonna win the World Cup. There, I've said it.
p.s. This may or may not be interesting, but I found the Champions League draw a bit spooky. This may be tenuous:
Liverpool Vs Barca: The last two winners play eachother
Man Utd. Vs Lille: United play the team who virtually knocked them out last year
Chelsea Vs Porto: Mourinho returns to former club
Real Madrid Vs Bayern: Played eachother in knockout stages in four out of last seven tournaments
Inter Vs Valencia: Involved in player and manager transfers a few years back; Hector Cuper, Kily Gonzalez and Farinos all went from Valencia to Inter
Arsenal Vs PSV: Van Persie returns to former club (ok this one is a bit shit)
Anyone who can make a Lyon-Roma or Celtic-AC Milan link wins a prize...
Wednesday, December 13, 2006
So Alan Curbishley is confirmed as the new West Ham manager. I guess following an Alan with an Alan saves on paperwork.
In the press conference one of the questions fired at him was the status of Nigel Reo Coker, rebuffed with a 'let's wait and see' type comment. Since me and Stubbsy's little chat last week on 606 the 'what's going on with NRC' debate has gathered pace.
Firstly was Stubbsy's comment on Match of the Day on Saturday night, "West Ham fans tell me that Reo-Coker's not playing well"... in a way this was me being on MOTD. Well that's what I told my mum anyway.
Yesterday Matt Scott wrote an excellent piece in the Grauniad in which he directly mentioned NRC's loss of form, the first national to pin-pointed the issue, and linked it to Arsenal's bid before the window closed, as I did on 606. It's all linked to me you see.
Today, NRC is atributed to a statement in which he fears for his future, stating "everyone keeps saying I should be sacked and it's all my fault we've been doing so badly." Read the mini-statement here. Doth I hear the unmistakeably dim sounds of 'I was pushed, I didn't jump..honest' rhetoric? Idiot.
Indirectly, I am probably responsible for everything that has happened at West Ham this week. And New Labour's re-election. Polonium 210 nothing to do with me though, I prefer cyanide.
And I am also the woman who Pardew had an affair with...the sub-plot to everything that has been going on at Upton Park recently. I'm actually serious on this one. Not being the woman, but the affair...this has been silenced in the press because of an ongoing court case and 'death' threats. Trust me. Will be in the papers soon. V murky indeed.
Benji 'Svengali' Magnusson.