I don’t know about you but yesterday I left the sports pages behind for the most part, sick to the teeth of reading articles about the managerial situation at
Yup, I suppose it’s the 29th major trophy, rather than a measly 28, that takes you into ‘greatness’.
Anyway, aside from Northcroft’s decent article there was very little else to get excited about over the weekend, in fact it was about as dull as cricket betting – though
As for me and Mark, we’re certainly in wind down mode and won’t be podding this week as frankly nothing is going to be happening and we’re saving up enthusiasm for the first of our Euro 2008 shows the following week. The blog too may be a lot more random over the next ten days or so but for those who didn’t listen to our mammoth post-Champions League final pod on Thursday, here’s a rundown of who won what in our end of season awards as voted for by you (plus some handy YouTube links to take up the day in between bouts of work). Oh, and good to see Paul McShane celebrate his awards as only he can do.
Worst player of the season: 1. Paul McShane 2. Eboue 3. Voronin
Best manager of the season: 1. Roy Hodgson 2. David Moyes 3. Martin O’Neill
Worst manager of the season: 1. Benitez 2. Curbs 3. Sanchez/Jewell (tie)
Best transfer of the season: 1.
Worst transfer of the season: 1. Darren Bent 2. Voronin 3. Ljungberg
Most hated player: 1. Ronaldo 2. Eboue 3. Ashley Cole/Gerrard (tie)
Most under-rated player: 1. Scharner 2. Carrick 3. Bullard
Worst pundit of the season: 1. Absolutely Jamie Redknapp 2. Shitetalk Shearer 3. Clueless Kenny Cunningham
Worst excuse in an awkward situation: 1. Chris Coleman 2. Arsene Wenger again and again and again and again and... 3. Alan ‘Curbs’ Curbishley again and again and again and again and...
Press conferences of the season: 1. Grant 2. Wenger 3. Keano
The 'Perry Groves' heading for oblivion after a promising start award: 1. McShane 2. Benjani 3. Arsenal
We shall talk to ye soon folks, JJ