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Stoke City winger Jermaine Pennant says he’d gladly to sign a permanent contract within the club in January.

The 27-year-old joined the Potters for the six-month loan deal from Spanish club Real Zaragoza in August and contains since made nine appearances.

“If the 2 main teams can agree something I will be greater than content with put pen to paper,” Pennant said.

Boss Tony Pulis has expressed his desire for keeping the first sort Liverpool man along at the club.

Speaking yesterday evening, Pulis told BBC Radio Stoke: “He’s the best lad, he’s been pretty decent for all of us… Continue reading

Old Arsenal football shirts are among the most well-liked assortment when fans search to obtain a brand new team soccer jersey. Much more and much more supporters are adding to their retro football tank top list the Toolbox FA Pot football shirts, even though these shirts remain trendy in today’s planet these are deemed collectible football shirts by several fans who appreciate to celebrate the accomplishment of Arsenal FC. In this content we bring a search at 4 antique arsenal shirt that would bring pride of location in any retro selection.

The initial tank top we appear at could be… Continue reading

When I heard that Paul the Octopus was recording an album titled Paul the Octopus Sings Elvis, I cried a little for the state of the world. But I also took comfort in the fact that this whole octopus thing had reached a firm upper limit of bizarreness. Because things don’t get any weirder or stupider than a cephalopod mollusc who a) lives underwater and b) has no vocal cords, somehow recording an album. Of Elvis songs. I was of course wrong.

Because Paul the Octopus has been made an ambassador for England’s 2018 World Cup bid. Yep,… Continue reading

So the World Cup fever is starting to subside and the inevitable fallout is in full swing. England’s swift exit was a huge let down for fans but that disapointment could have given way to seething anger had the game have swung on England’s second goal which was disallowed by the referee.

After the game, fans meekly tried to insist that the result would have been different had the second goal been called in, the truth is that the three lions were outclassed by a much more cohesive, effective German side. Some even saw this as a good thing, because,… Continue reading

Smithy and “Wayne” get down.

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  • Breaking down England’s golden oldies. (SoccerLens)
  • Tom Cruise talks English football. (The DA)
  • Anything involving ‘gi-normous douchesack’ and Landon Donovan is worth reading, frankly. (Futfanatico)
  • A real illness epidemic about to sweep England. (BBC)
  • Breaking down Holland’s fab four. (Zonal Marking)
  • What’s in a name? (Studs Up)
  • Franco Baldini punk’d Jermaine Defoe. (England WCB)

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