The Manchester United flotation continues to struggle on the U.S.A stock exchange. The majority of people are blaming the high share price and the lack of voting rights. However, using Archimedes’ law of flotation, we can see that anything is going to struggle to float, with Anderson on board.
Chelsea issued a statement this week, condemning racial abuse dished out on twitter towards their midfielder Mikel, following his mistake against Juventus. ‘Save it for the pitch lads, save it for the pitch’
This week saw a return of (proper) European football. It was a bit of a slow start for English clubs. Manchester United and Arsenal scraped wins, Chelsea drew and 400,000 Manchester City fans went to Madrid, to see them beaten.
There have been increased calls for a salary cap in English football, with Jobi McAnuff claiming it could lead to cheaper tickets for the fans. Rio Ferdinand is thought to be ready to get involved, as long as its a #5 Cap.
Emile Heskey has completed his move to Newcastle Jets. It is hoped that he will form a deadly partnership with Michael Bridges. Sydney FC fans are thought to be livid. Emile Heskey available on a free transfer and they end up with Alessandro Del Piero.
Jack Wilshere returned to first team training this week, news that should provide a major boost to Arsenal. However, it is thought that he is still 4 weeks away from being ruled out for the rest of the season.
Joey Barton made his debut for Marseille this week. He turned out to be a bit of a match turner, as he was substituted with 19 minutes to go, and Marseille losing 2-0 against Fenerbahce. Without Barton on the pitch, Marseille managed to grab a draw.
And finally. Roy Hodgson has seemingly left the door open, for Michael Owen to return to the international scene. It is thought that he is being lined up for racing tips, at the Dubai World Cup.
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