Monthly Archives: May 2012

Robin van Persie – Protracted summer looks likely again

I’m not going to link you to any sports site discussing about this topic as it is already quite widely known that contract talks with the Arsenal about extending RvP’s contract had not reached a favourable conclusion. Plus, the media … Continue reading

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Mark van Bommel signs for PSV Eindhoven

It is now official. After months of deliberating his return to Philips Stadion, former team captain van Bommel has finally rejoined the club he left in 2005 to sign for FC Barcelona then under the management of Frank Rijkaard. In … Continue reading

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Teachers’ Day

Today marks the celebration of Teachers’ Day in Malaysia, where the teaching staff of primary and secondary schools are fêted and bestowed honors from their respective schools. For the students, this day should bear no significant meaning in their school … Continue reading

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Ruud van Nistelrooy retires (14 May 2012)

Finally, the much-travelled van Nistelrooy has decided to retire from football. Yea, I know – he has played before for Man Ure but I’m more interested in his international career as he was once Holland’s main striker and with the … Continue reading

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Italieri Autoblinda 43 (1/48 scale) – Polizia di Stato

I’ve completed the kit which I’ve bought from Hobbyeasy over the weekend. I had completed the basic work on the upper body and turret sometime ago but found enough inspiration (and time) to finally finish the other details that are … Continue reading

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Arsenal clinched third in EPL and Champions League spot

What a nerve-wrecking game. Surely the pressure and expectation of guaranteed qualification to the Champions League group stage has also gotten to Arsène Wenger. Plus, there are the negotiations for the extension of contract for Robin van Persie still to … Continue reading

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Arsenal’s New Home Kit 2012/2013 season and WBA game

(picture credit: )   The official website has unveiled Arsenal’s new kit for the upcoming 2012/2013 Premier League season. More picture on the official page are available here. It may look like a black strip running across the collar … Continue reading

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Oranje – European Championships 2000 to the present – ‘Euro 2000’

The Netherlands Elftal was only successful in a major tournament – the European Championships of 1988. My memory of them winning that tournament that year was fuzzy at best but I won’t lie to you – I was only 7 … Continue reading

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