EPL is back, but are there better, safer options?

Yes the EPL has joined the AFL and NRL and is back. Now, Australia has done brilliantly in containing COVID-19, and this is why the NRL and AFL is back (albeit without spectators). But the problem in the UK is that there are still hundreds of people dying every day! All it takes is just … [Read the full story]

On this day…28th April

In 1996 – The Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania, where 35 people were murdered. In 1973 – Bobby Charlton played in his 606th and last League match for Manchester United. In 1945 – Benito Mussolini is executed. In 1923 – The first match at Wembley when Bolton beat West Ham United 2-0 in the FA … [Read the full story]

It’s wonderful Wimbledon again

In my youth my old mum used to tell me about the greats of Wimbledon tennis tournament winners. Rod Laver was her special favourite. The seasons were based around England’s outside events. Here in the heaven of sports, we gladly followed our Australian heroes winning in the motherland. Always it started with the FA Cup, … [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]

Nathan Healey is recovering after heart surgery

Australian tennis coach and player Nathan Healey is recovering after undergoing emergency heart surgery, according to accounts on Twitter from around the tennis community. Billie Jean King, whose Philadelphia Freedoms of World TeamTennis included Healey in the line-up last season, posted a Twitter message from Healey on Thursday after saying she was thrilled that he … [Read the full story]

Fabrice Muamba collapses in FA Cup match

One of the worst scenes experienced at White Hart Lane…and yet, we experienced the best of responses. Medics and physios from both clubs sprinted to his aid. Players and staff  stood together…stunned, shaken, shocked. Prayers were uttered. And then it began. The Bolton fans started it, the Spurs  fans quickly joined in. Muamba’s name was … [Read the full story]

Buford comes home

To my many millions of fans,I’m home.Your award winning sports writer has moved back to Australia. I’ve been living in Alabama for the last few years & thought where in Oz is the place with the most in-bred,teeth missing,2 headed people(apart from Tassie) & rednecks.The only place could be Collie WA.I’m going to hunt the … [Read the full story]

Big Mal, the Legend dies at 83

Crystal Palace have mourned the loss of former manager Malcolm Allison who has died at the age of 83. Allison was one of the most flamboyant personalities in the game, he dated glamour models and was loved for his outspoken views, trademark fedora and sheepskin coat, while drinking champagne and smoking cigars. Big Mal was … [Read the full story]