Archive for February 25th, 2010

Cech out 1 month

Keeping Chelsea in Cech

Chelsea will have to gamble with Hilario in net for the next month. I am not a fan of Hilario, at all. He has trouble kicking the ball. A keeper, having trouble, KICKING THE BALL, is recipe for disaster. Just when Cech was finally showing us the form that led many to believe he was the best keeper in the world, he gets dealt this blow.

Cech was stretchered off in the second half of the 1st leg against Inter Milan and scans have revealed that he suffered a torn calf muscle.

Please come back soon Petr!


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why so serious?

why so serious?

Amidst the Terry-Bridge saga, Wayne Bridge has decided it is best for him and for the team if he does not participate in the England squad. Wayne has taken his name out of consideration for the squad and has wished his team the best of luck in South Africa. England boss Fabio Capello has quite the predicament on his hands now as the left side of his defense is now vacant. Ashley Cole is out for at least 3 months and now Wayne Bridge has decided not to play, who will occupy the left side of that England defense? My guess: Stephen Warnock. Mark it down. Here is the statement released by Wayne Bridge:

I have thought long and hard about my position in the England football team in the light of the reporting and events over the last few weeks, It has always been an honour to play for England. However, after careful thought I believe my position in the squad is now untenable and potentially divisive. Sadly therefore I feel for the sake of the team and in order to avoid what will be inevitable distractions, I have decided not to put myself forward for selection. I have today informed the management of this decision. I wish the team all the very best in South Africa.

Newly appointed captain, Rio Ferdinand will miss next week’s friendly with Egypt due to a back problem that has been a source of trouble for quite some time. What was once a bright future for this England squad has slowly crumbled into ashes that they wish to forever forget.

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