Billy Beane revolutionised baseball by using stats-driven recruitment formulas to find the most effective ball players at the cheapest price. Since the remarkable success of the Brad Pitt film, Moneyball, there have been attempts to replicate the formula in the world of football, with varying degrees of success. That is, until now.
In a bid to grab hold of the best talent at the lowest price, Chelsea FC have lodged a bid for an unborn foetus currently gestating in the womb of a North London housewife. Continue reading “Chelsea Put in £14m Bid on Unborn Foetus”
Former United boss Jose Mourinho has finally had his say on recent events at Old Trafford.
Asked about how he feels towards his former players, Jose didn’t hold back, “Rashford is a traitor, Young is a traitor, Smalling is a traitor. I know they weren’t playing to their full potential. I forgive Phil Jones only. I thought, when I saw him playing for me, nobody can possibly be that shit at football if they are giving 100%. I see now that I was wrong.” Continue reading “Jose thoughts on what really happened at Manchester United”
Controversy abounds in sports broadcasting circles this week after it turned out that Lewis Hamilton was right to condemn his home town of Stevenage, a slum.
Legendary US golfer, Tiger Would, has passed away, aged 42.
The greatest golfer of his generation, he was found suffocated in a Las Vegas hotel suite, dressed as a cocktail waitress and with an orange stuffed in his mouth. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances. Continue reading “RIP Tiger Would, champion golfer sadly missed by cocktail waitresses everywhere”
They say it’s the toughest rivalry in world sport. Whenever they meet, trouble always follows. This week was no different after the two sides were drawn together in the biggest cup match of their respective histories. The game will be remembered for the off-pitch drama rather than the on-pitch spectacle.
One supporter told us what it was like, “Whenever you visit Alfreton Town you know what you’re going to get a hostile reception. When the Farsley Celtic lads were coming off the bus some bloke in a trackie told them to ‘f*ck off’. We were pretty shocked at the kind of language used I can tell you.” Continue reading “The toughest sporting rivalry is the local derby between Alfreton Town v Farsley Celtic”