Accessories, Style, Style Safari

Style Safari – Fred Perry Barrel Bag

Still agonising over whether you need a bag to lug all your gear around? Well I’d get over it. How else are you going to transport your iPad, Kindle, various chargers – and maybe even the odd book or mag if you are old school? One option that more and more blokes seem to be […]...More


Arsenal update – Mohamed Diame ‘set to be Arsenal’s first signing?’ and why it is a great move

There’s a lot of buzz this morning about the possible transfer of West Ham’s central midfielder, Mohamed Diame, to Arsenal. And much of it has been fuelled by Arsene Wenger who told reporters earlier “He has a great presence in the games, I have seen him have a big impact,” reports that Wenger will […]...More


Arsenal ‘never in’ for Wilfried Zaha. Man United hold further talks with the Palace winger

Man United’s chase of Wilfried Zaha seems finally to be reaching a conclusion with the BBC reporting that the two clubs are going to hold further talks today. The main issue appears to be whether Zaha will be loaned back to Palace for the rest of the season to help the side’s promotion campaign. Ben […]...More


Arsenal update: Wenger considers Celtic’s Victor Wanyama. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa in the balance

In the last couple of days an old rumour has re-surfaced – the one that sees Celtic’s Victor Wanyama joining the club as a holding midfielder. Wanyama has been impressive for Celtic in both the Scottish Premiership and The Champions League and would be a straight replacement for Alex Song who left for Barcelona in […]...More

Cycling, News

Library prank puts Lance Armstrong’s fitness guide in “Fiction” section

Forget the shame of his Oprah Winfrey Show tell-all last week, Lance Armstrong’s biggest blow must surely be this snipe from one of the kings of geekdom, the humble librarian. At Manly Library in Sidney, a cheeky librarian posted the following notice: “ALL NON-FICTION LANCE ARMSTRONG BOOKS, INCLUDING ‘Lance Armstrong: Images of a ...More


Arsenal update – David Villa wants to leave Barca now says Spanish paper

The David Villa to Arsenal saga was thought to be over last week after Barcelona president Sandro Rosell said “I completely rule out the transfer of Villa during the winter market.” However, in what could be great news for Arsenal fans, the 31 year old striker apparently doesn’t see things that way. The Independent has […]...More

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Top Stories – worst ever corners, Luis Suarez on diving and Tombraider 2013 preview

Top stories from Brandish and our pals. Britain’s harshest winter in great photos and an epic video 12 obscure Bowie gems that today’s artists would kill for What they said about Luis Suarez before he admitted to diving The worst ever corner kicks video Magnificent assorted vintage football stickers Wesley Sneijder Gets Standard Turkish Wel...More

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What are the best features of the new iPhone?

All in all it’s easy to think that once you’ve seen one mobile phone you’ve seen them all. In some cases this is sort of true. When it comes to innovation we haven’t seen anything truly ground breaking or world changing in a long time. What we are seeing now are lots of pointers and […]...More


Apple’s iPhone to get even bigger screen. Is the iPhablet (big screen phone) set to follow?

I remember when I first heard that  Samsung was about to produce a phone with a five inch screen  – the Samsung Galaxy Note. From the moment I saw it I knew that my iPhone’s days were numbered and that I wanted a phone with a screen that size. A year on and I have […]...More


Man United boss Fergie meets Wilfried Zaha – £15 million deal imminent

It seems as if Sir Alex Ferguson might have shunned the odd glass of Merlot – or maybe something warmer – with AVB last night as he had other business to attend to. The Mirror is reporting that the United boss made a beeline for a London hotel to meet Crystal Palace’s highly rated tricky […]...More

Style, Style Safari

Style Safari – InterCity British Rail T shirts

Train travel was much more fun in the 80s. Then you had the wrong sort of leaves on the track, pissed footy fans on Inter City Specials, Jimmy Saville doing the TV adverts and timetables that were quite possibly penned but The Brothers Grimm. Yes those days sure were fun. Actually the best bit about […]...More


Arsenal update: last minute bids for Yanga-Mbiwa and Sunzu and Gourcuff on loan?

Arsene Wenger said the other day that he liked to wait until the end of the window before he bid for the players he most wants. But what if other clubs move first? Well Arsene is going to have act quickly if he wants to secure the signing of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Stoppila Sunzu both […]...More


Opinion: Wake up Roman! Chelsea are becoming a Pantomime club

Simon Poulter edits What Would David Bowie Do and is more than a little unhappy with event at The Bridge I can’t verify this, but it is possible that the under-communicative oligarch Roman Abramovich is currently still enjoying the good life on St. Barts. For it is there that the Chelsea Football Club owner has […]...More


Arsenal update: BBC says Walcott to sign today, Zaha favours move to Man United

Ok, so he still hasn’t actually ‘signed da ting’, but the BBC at least is confident that Theo Walcott is about to splash the ink on a new deal at Arsenal. It even suggests it could be done today. They say “Agreements have now been reached between Arsenal and their top scorer, who could put […]...More


Man City tactics – Milner Better Option Than Nasri on Form

It’s strange to think that Samir Nasri, artistic playmaker, and James Milner, determined workhorse, cost Manchester City roughly the same amount of money, depending on one’s valuation of Stephen Ireland in the Milner swap deal. But although Nasri is the more talented footballer, Milner was excellent against Arsenal last weekend, and des...More

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