Hello and welcome to my latest look at what has been passing through football filter this week.
The assorted media are rubbing their hands with glee now that Roy Keane is back in management as reported in THE GUARDIAN. The choice of Ipswich town is an unusual one though, given as Keane’s brash, passionate style doesn’t necessarily compliment the Tractor boy’s sleepy, family club image. But with a new owner who looks like he means business, exciting times could lie ahead for Town fans.
We saw a mini-classic at Anfield on Wednesday as Liverpool, who can’t stop scoring at the moment, shared eight goals with Arsenal. Missed the action? Well you can see all the goals over at MIGHTY FOOTBALL.
Jose Mourinho has been speaking out again, this time claiming life as a manager is tougher in Italy due to the impatience and unfair expectations of Serie A clubs boardroom hierarchy. He claims England is ‘a paradise’ for managers, as reported in THE SUN, as they have time to plan for the future rather than achieve instant success. Is Jose pining for a move back to the Premier League? Well there is a vacancy at Stamford Bridge this summer……
Real Madrid’s Pepe had what can only be described as a moment of madness this week, giving away a penalty before proceeding to kick and stamp on his opponent, as reported in THE TELEGRAPH. He has since come out and apologised for his actions, though that is unlikely to stop him from escaping a lengthy ban.Nostalgia time as DAILY MOTION count down the top ten..........
Read the rest of my guest blog over at Football Filter.