Wednesday, August 13, 2008


The festival of football begins on 16th..
The english premier league..
Once again the ball rolls down the turf of uncertain beauty..
With new additions of creative footballers, the teams are ready for the final go..
Arsenal as always injected some fresh blood into a squad with lot of creativity. Players to watch will be Fabregas, Vela and Adebayor...
Astonvilla have a manager who has a level head on his shoulders to make things bright in Martin Oneil. Players to watch- Agbonlahore, Young and Reo-coker..
Blackburn runs in with a loss of a long time manager. Might affect their game a bit. Players to watch- Santacruz, Derbyshere and Pederson..
Bolton shed some weight of them by selling El Hadji Diouf, a player who was lacked spirit. Boss Garry Megson would be still thrilled by the great comeback which ensured their spot in the top flight last season. Players to watch- Elmander. Kevin Davies and Martin Taylor..
Chelsea still don't seem to utilize the oil money usefully. A great manager in Scolari is a gain but i wonder whether Bosingwa is worth 16 million. They did justice to Makalele by selling him to PSG. Players to watch- Deco, Ballack and Kalou..
Everton is entering this season with lot of problems. Lack of good signings n injuries might give them a bad start and thus a bad finish. Players to watch- Anichebe, Arteta and Pienaar..
Fulham registered the most signings till now this season. But they don't seem to spend their money with some thought. Players to watch- Healy, Andy Johnson and Dempsey..
Hull city, one of the promoted teams, will have to try hard to be at the top flight after this season. Pemier league experience of players like Boateng and Anthony Gardner might help them. Players to watch- Geovanni, Bernard Mendy..
Liverpool insured with a strike power which is worth millions. A strike power to envy for other teams. But it all depends on the man who utilizes it, Rafa Benitez. Players to watch- Torres, Gerard and Ryan Babel..
Manchester city again have a new manager. The premier league experience of Mark Hughes is important to their progress. A UEFA spot is possible. Players to watch- Elano, Micheal Johnson and Jo..
Manchester united being the champions will have things to prove. Cristiano Ronaldo will be tested after his commitment was questioned. Injuries to Ronaldo and Rooney might give a shaky start to the campaign. Players to watch- Ronaldo, Anderson and Tevez..
Middlesbrough as always seems to have a team for an ordinary campaign. Southgate's managerial skills will be tested. Players to watch- Afonso Alves, Downing and Tuncay Sanli..
Newcastle united still don't seem to aquire players they need. Lacks the fire power again. Kevin Keegan is the vital thing. Players to watch- Obafemi Martins, Nzogbia and Beye..
Portsmouth might continue their last season run. Have some explicit talents in all sections. Players to watch- Defoe, Utaka and Kranjacr..
Stoke city might find the premier league an inappropriate stage. Don't seem to have the resources to cling to top flight. Players to watch Ricardo Fuller, Dave Kitson and Mamady Sidibe..
Sunderland is packing their ranks with some sense. There are players who can be the stars for a day, which might turn their fortune around. A test for Roy Keane as well. Players to watch- Kenwyn Jones, Miller and Craig Gordon..
Tottenham might be a serious contender for the champions league spot. With Juande Ramos in the manager seat, they might give a show to remember. Also look for some serious entertainers in Arshavin and Modrich. Players to watch- Arshavin, Luka Modrich and Darren Bent..
West Brom's come back season will make them play some tough football to retain the spot. The good management wing is their strength. Players to watch- Greening, Ismael Miller and Carson..
Westham united will be under serious pressure to make their owners happy. Maintains a good squad of experienced but unsuccessfull players. Players to watch- Ashton, Behrami and Bellamy..
Wigan Athletic might find it difficult to escape relegation this season. Players to watch- Jason Koumas, Valencia and Henry Camara..

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