You’ll probably have to wait for FSC’s feed of Sky’s highlights show to catch this one tonight, but Boro’s 2-1 win at Fulham rests squarely on the shoulders of Cottagers keeper Tony Warner, who failed to handle a weaker-than-weak tap from Ahmed Mido in the 55th minute.
Steed Malbranque and Jermaine Jenas put on a little give & go clinic in Spurs’ 4-0 embarrassment of Derby County earlier today, a result that should ease the Talk Sport / 606 pressure on Martin Jol for at least two days.
While Peter Vescey’s brother is easily dazzled by the prospect of David Beckham facing the former MetroStars in the swamp tonight, CSTB’s top soccer story of the day is the hospitalization of former Queens Park Rangers manager/quote machine Ian Holloway (shown in one of his classic post-match chats, above). Ollie was spared the sight of his Argyle squad nearly losing to Ipswich at home, and will hopefully have more crazed metaphors to offer in the near future.
Holloway’s former charges, QPR, remained winless after allowing a pair of Phil Parry goals in Cardiff’s 2-0 victory. Whether or not this match represented Trevor Sinclair’s first appearance at Loftus Road since his transfer to West Ham 9 years ago, I can’t say for sure, but presumably the Elias Koteas Sports Bureau will be in touch later today.