Kay Murray

By IAN YEE IF you’ve been watching Euro 2012 on Astro lately, chances are you’d have noticed a beautiful brunette with a thick Teesside accent hosting some of the shows. That would be Kay Murray from Middlesbrough, England, and she’s Real Madrid TV’s senior presenter – which means she gets to rub shoulders with […]

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Living soccer

 By NASA MARIA ENTABAN YOUNG Malaysian football fans are preparing for three weeks of sleepless nights and disrupted daily routines as the 2012 EUFA European Football Championship (Euro 2012) kicks off today. The championship, which is in its 14th year and is being held in Poland and the Ukraine, will be watched by millions […]

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Rise of the Belgians

Ah, the Belgians. What do we make of them? According to Nigel Powers, father of Austin Powers, they were the people who were so evil (you know, because they share a border with the Dutch), that they created Dr Evil. Of course, many would find that a little harsh since the Belgians have also given […]

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The year that was

Many of you young ‘uns reading this column will probably not remember the simpler times in football. When I first started watching football, “diving” was the apocalyptic force threatening to destroy the beautiful game, and David Beckham wearing a sarong was the most sordid story of the decade. But now, we live in a rather […]

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Bloody Friday night (high)lights

No, I have not suddenly developed an urge for something that’s seriously macabre.   I’m talking about my game group’s latest obsession, Fantasy Flight Games’ (FFG’s) Blood Bowl Team Manager Card Game.   If a non-collectible card game that depicts no-holds barred, violent football strikes your fancy, then this game is it.   Players assume […]

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Expensive Englishmen

IT’S one of those things you hear so often that you just sort of accept it as truth – in this day and age, English football players cost more. That, my friends, is how ghost stories, mysterious UFO sightings, Bigfoot and the perception of Taylor Swift as a singer came about. As illogical and ridiculously […]

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A Malaysian in Cardiff

IT HAS only been less than a year since Malaysian businessman Datuk Chan Tien Ghee took charge of Cardiff City, but he’s already experienced the heartache of narrowly missing out on Premier League promotion, seen the departure of long-serving manager Dave Jones, helped the club out of its financial crisis, and survived Craig Bellamy.

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Misbehavin’ boys

IT’S easy to see why Manchester United are the most hated football club in England after the events of the last couple of weeks.

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It’s gonna be Bad…

… in both ways. When the Michael Jackson statue is unveiled at Fulham’s Craven Cottage this Sunday, Fulham fans will seriously think it’s bad, but I think it’s gonna be like, BAD.

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That’s gonna Cost-a Man U…

Manchester United appear to have called dibs on Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazillian playmaker Douglas Costa after the player was spotted at Old Trafford, but he’s not gonna come cheap.

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