Posts Tagged ‘liverpool’

The latest hot topic in the footballing world right now is racism. We have Luis Suarez being found guilty of using insulting words with reference to race, and just this evening it is alleged that Oldham FC footballer Tom Adeyemi was racially abused by a member of the Liverpool crowd during tonight’s FA Cup game between Liverpool and Oldham. I should stress that this is only an allegation, coming mainly from Twitter, and mainly from a particularly odious (in my opinion) reporter in the name of Ollie Holt, who writes for the Mirror. (more…)


Mark Hughes was today released as manager of Manchester City by its Saudi owner, Sheikh Mansour, with the reason cited as “not achieving set goals and targets”. In the same statement that announced Hughes’ departure, Roberto Mancini and Brian Kidd were announced as his replacements. Mancini takes over a squad that is very expensively assembled (summer signings ran to £220m) and should be very talented.