Pedants to protest over City Ground renaming

LTLF Exclusive by Protest Correspondent, Mel O’Dramer
Monday, July 28, 2014

With Nottingham Forest reported to be on the verge of announcing a major sponsorship deal with the Kuwaiti government, a small group is planning a protest over the renaming of the club’s historic City Ground home.

“We don’t mind the club selling the naming rights,” says Arty Culation of pressure group Pedants Preferring Perfection. “In the modern age, stadium-sponsorship is nothing new and all clubs must move with the times.

“What really bothers us about re-branding the City Ground as ‘Kuwait City Ground Stadium’ is the appalling tautology [...]

Billy Davies to sue Uruguay manager for copyright infringement

LTLF Exclusive by Our Legal Correspondent, Hope Lescase
Monday, June 30, 2014

The Luis Suarez biting affair has taken a strange new twist as former Nottingham Forest manager Billy Davies has threatened to get his lawyers involved.

Davies has stayed out of the spotlight since he was sacked by Forest in March, but broke his silence today by accusing Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez of stealing his managerial style [...]

FIFA hail World Cup a success as moaning records are broken

LTLF Exclusive by World Cup Correspondent, Mona Littlemore
Friday, June 13, 2014

FIFA have declared the 2014 World Cup in Brazil a huge success after just one day of action that sent internet moaning levels through the roof.

The tournament kicked-off last night in Sao Paulo as hosts Brazil came from behind to beat Croatia 3-1, prompting a flurry of online complaints about the manner of the victory.

“This is exactly the start to the tournament we wanted,” said FIFA spokesperson Ken Niving-Bastard. “A drab opening ceremony, a match decided by dodgy refereeing decisions, followed by riots on the street. This is precisely what we wanted to deliver to football fans around the world – plenty of things to moan about [...]