In The News: Mikel, Modric & Safe Hands

August 22, 2011

Some good news to start of this little round-up of the stories doing the rounds is that Mikel’s father has been found. Michael Obi was taken ten days ago and Mikel received a hefty ransom demand last week. Despite his anguish, Mikel played for Chelsea only a day after learning of the kidnapping. Upon hearing the news, the Nigerian’s management company issued the following statement; “John Obi Mikel would like…


In The News: Transfer Madness, Modric & Fan Favouritism

July 22, 2011

With pre-season now under way, footballers have returned from their summer sojourns, managers are again in gainful employment, and journos are pumping out their usual ill informed rubbish. Well, part from those who used to work for the News of the World at least. So we find ourselves raking over the news wires looking to see what changes may be afoot in the coming weeks as Villas Boas starts to imprint his…