With the new season just weeks away, we here
at MEHSTG are going to give you a chance to run your own sweepstake with
your mates to estimate when certain footballing events might occur.
Just get together with all your friends and
put down money on their predictions of the exact dates that the
following incidents will happen ...
Sven Goran Eriksson caught with young
woman story hits the newspapers
Nicolas Anelka says, "I need to leave
Arsene Wenger complains that football in
England involves too many games and it is so unfair.
All the new players at Birmingham City
are introduced to each other at a specially arranged "Meet the Players"
Jose Mourinho claims to be the special
Roman Abramovich claims that Jose
Mourinho is just one of many who could manage Chelsea.
Sir Alex Ferguson complains that
Manchester United do not get enough penalties.
Ken Bates tries to buy back Leeds United
for an increased bid of £5.
Everton finally break the one goal
barrier, but can only draw 2-2 with Derby County.
Roy Keane squares up to Alex Ferguson in
the match between Sunderland and Manchester United because the Red
Devils are awarded a controversial throw-in.
Manchester City fail to put out eleven
players because nobody wants to play for them.
Reading FC escape an FA charge of failing
to control their players, with Steve Coppell saying, "We believe in
doing things by the book."
Teddy Sheringham scores the goal for
Colchester United which knocks West Ham United out of the FA Cup.
Roy Keane faces an FA charge of
ungentlemanly conduct after putting his boots on to face Manchester City
for Sunderland ... despite not being named on the team-sheet.
Liverpool have nine points deducted for
paying too much for Fernando Torres.
West Ham United's wage bill reaches the
size of the Gross National Product of Canada.
Aston Villa draw every game of the
Disillusioned after Newcastle United are
bottom of the Premier League within two months, the club are put up for
sale ... at a discount price by owner Mike Ashley, with it going on sale
through all the branches of Lilywhites/Sports Soccer throughout the
Fulham accept the role of part-time
Northern Ireland team after manager Lawrie Sanchez signs up 20 Northern
Sven Goran Eriksson is caught in a sting
set up by the News of the World involving a fake sheik who tries to get
him to buy a string of players nobody has ever heard of for Manchester
When Sunderland draw MK Dons in the
League Cup, the football is secondary to the touchline fight between Roy
Keane and Paul Ince.
After falling out with manager Frank
Rijkaard over the filming of a new Renault advert for the Spanish
market, Thierry Henry comes off the bench to make only his second
appearance of the season to net the winner against Arsenal in the group
stage of the Champions League, thus condemning the Gooners to no further
European football this season.
Blackburn Rovers record the worst
disciplinary record in the Premier League ... in their first game.
Bolton Wanderers terminate the contract
of manager Sammy Lee after he was no longer able to enter the stadium.
Wigan Athletic face an FA inquiry as to
why they are unable to fill their JJB Sports Shop outside their ground.
Manchester City's new kit causes a stir
as players arses can be seen through the shorts, when someone misheard
that that the new owner, Thaksin Shinawatra was providing a bottomless
pit at the club.
The summer transfer dealings of Harry
Redknapp provided Portsmouth with so many players, they appeal to the FA
Premier League to be able to choose from 39 substitutes each game.
Roy Keane is involved in an unsightly
bust-up with Craig Bellamy when Sunderland meet West Ham United over who
is the most volatile.
Mido has a bust-up with Harrods and
Fulham owner Mohammed Al-Fayed over his salary at the club following his
transfer from Tottenham. Mido feels that being paid in donkey milk
was an insult to his ability.
West Ham United are relegated when Carlos
Tevez scored the winner at Old Trafford for Manchester United.
Nothing happens to Middlesbrough.