Roz Kelly gets pranked, Anchorman style

An Ozzie news reader was left red-faced after falling for an Anchorman-style prank in which she was duped into reading out a line about cannabis cookies in Amsterdam during a football report. Today sports journalist and presenter Roz Kelly was reporting on a match between Chelsea and Benfica, which was played in the Dutch capital, … [Read the full story]

Morrissey is not dead

Morrissey has spoken out following his recent health troubles, which saw him hospitalised at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. The singer issued a statement to fan site True To You, which he opened up by saying: “The reports of my death have been greatly understated.” The former frontman of The Smiths went on … [Read the full story]

Fergie wants Frank Lampard

Chelsea star, Frank Lampard, is ready to move to Old Trafford. Lampard has been told he is no longer wanted at Stamford Bridge, with his contract set to run out in the summer. United manager Alex Ferguson is convinced the veteran midfielder, 34, can still do a job at the very highest level. He is … [Read the full story]

Will Lampard remain at Chelsea?

Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez has offered no guarantees that Frank Lampard will see out the season at Stamford Bridge. The experienced midfielder has already revealed that no discussions have been held regarding an extension to his current contract with Chelsea, which is due to expire in the summer. Benitez has also hinted that Lampard’s future … [Read the full story]

Abramovich sacks Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo was axed as Chelsea boss by Roman Abramovich last week…straight after his plane landed following the 3-0 defeat by Juventus in Turin on last week. The 42-year-old was sacked by the billionaire Russian owner’s henchmen at the club’s training ground just 187 days after leading the Blues to Champions League glory. The … [Read the full story]

Ronnie Wood publicly claims his girlfriend

Ronnie Wood publicly showed everyone that she is his. The Rolling Stones rocker was keen to show the world a public display of affection with girlfriend Sally Humphries, on Thursday night. The couple had enjoyed dinner at Italian restaurant Scalini, in Chelsea, London, and were seen kissing each other as they jumped in their cab … [Read the full story]

Champions League final tickets going for a mere $30,000

30,000 Chelsea fans began pouring into Munich yesterday for tonight’s Champions League final. Meanwhile, the team arrived at the city’s posh Mandarin Oriental hotel. The team, including striker Didier Drogba, later trained at the Allianz Arena…the home ground of Bayern Munich, Chelsea’s opponents. Despite police warnings that 150 English hooligans could be travelling, there were … [Read the full story]

1958…I remember it like it was yesterday

It was my first job and I had only started a year earlier. I worked in London for a national newspaper. Newspapers were the main form of information, and readers would buy two or three copies a day, just to keep up with the latest news and sports results. Television was in its early days … [Read the full story]

“John Terry is a total wanker”, says Buford

Barclays Premier League bosses have avoided another awkward pre-match handshake involving John Terry by abandoning the traditional pre-match routine when Chelsea played Queens Park Rangers last weekend. Chelsea skipper Terry is facing a July 9 court case over allegations he racially abused Anton Ferdinand during QPR’s victory over Chelsea in October. Terry, who lost the … [Read the full story]

The Champions League

I am often asked why soccer is not more popular in Australia. Also why are there not more Ozzie players in the Champion League finals. It is easy to answer these questions. To Australians, sport means sportsmanship. If we have to learn to cheat and dive to play a sport, it would be the end … [Read the full story]

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