Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Manchester United to play Rolf Harris Testimonial

Over The Bar understands that the news that Qantas has withheld payment of the settlement due to Harris’s widow touched a chord with Sir Alex Ferguson, who has long been a campaigner against injustice. The benevolent match, to be played in pre-season, will be against an all-star World XI.

More from Over The Bar

Monday, 8 June 2009

Ronaldo set for Real Madrid

Marks and Spencer were last night facing a monster $100 million legal claim by Manchester United for 'grossly negligent socks'. The 'exemplary action', said United lawyers, stemmed from an incident at approximately 9a.m. yesterday morning as winger Cristiano Ronaldo slid his right foot into a brown cotton/silk mix garment from the store's Bon Pied range.

More from Over The Bar

Tuesday, 2 June 2009 end of season awards

It doesn't really feel like a time for celebration but, despite Middlesbrough's relegation from the Premiership, it's business as usual at towers and this means it's time for our end of season awards.

As usual, our panel of writers, pundits and experts sat down to discuss the best and worst – but mainly the worst – the season had to offer.

What with this season being the most dispiriting one for over a decade, we've decided to add a few bonus categories this year too.

Read more here