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Rob Parker

Rob is a journalist and blogger currently based in Madrid. He is the former deputy editor of Who Ate All The Pies and is now the editor of his own football blog, Off The Post.

Dimitar Berbatov gets lazier, plays football on lawnmower

Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has not left his days of shirking behind at Tottenham. The 27-year-old has taken to training on a lawnmower...

Belarus coach Bernd Stange is The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

If you thought Vinnie Jones' long spell with Wimbledon's Crazy Gang followed by several appearances as a rough nut Cockney gangster made for a...

Man in a corner shop nails Liverpool impressions

This guy is superb. Quite why he is making a name for himself as a guy in a hoodie standing in front of a...

Roman Pavlyuchenko becomes a councillor

Residents of the Russian town of Stavropol obviously do not mind if their local councillors do not take a hands on approach to their...

International five-a-side, here we come

Considering that to Joe Public it is the be all and end all of the beautiful game, international football does not have an easy...

UEFA have a dig at Sepp Blatter over racism

FIFA has taken another kicking over its policy on racism, and this time it was their pals at UEFA taking a swipe at Sepp...

Michael Johnson take up yoga to beat injuries

Serial sicknote Michael Johnson has turned to yoga in a bid to put his injury problems behind him. The Manchester City midfielder has never...

Real Madrid re-open the Cristiano Ronaldo saga

There are two main reasons why I know that the world of football is very quiet at the moment. One is that I write...

England refuse to play in Madrid because of racism fears

The FA has told the Spanish Federation that a forthcoming friendly match between England and Spain will not take place in Madrid because of...

Chris Iwelumo’s shocking miss for Scotland against Norway

You know it is a bad miss when the culprit looks on in shock as the ball misses the target. This is exactly what...

Is Fabio Capello right to hush the England boo boys?

England coach Fabio Capello has urged fans not to boo his side if they struggle to break Kazakhstan down today. The Italian has made...

England v Paquador highlights courtesy of Harry and Paul

Comedians Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse poke fun at the seemingly endless national anthems of some of the teams England come up against (and...