3 UP FRONT: Tevez, Ballon D’Or, Bargain Buys and Ref Inventions

Tune in to the latest episode of the 3 Up Front Podcast!

Messrs Clarke, Spragg and Macintosh return to the airwaves with more top football chat in a quality show that includes;

A special announcement about the 2010 Soccerlens Awards, and commiserations about Paul the Octopus.

A look at why traditional ‘number 9’ strikers are failing to make an impression in world football in recent months – does this signal a shift in global football tactics or are we just seeing the after-effects of grueling playing schedules taking their toll on star strikers?

Fact or Fiction: Are Rooney and Fergie going to live happily ever after now? The posed photograph was a nice (fake) touch but will Manchester United ever be the same as long as Rooney is in the building? Or will Fergie find a way to make all of this work to his advantage and galvanise United to greater things?

Should Carlos Tevez be spending this week in Argentina? The Manchester City captain was injured in the league game against Arsenal last weekend and was subsequently given time off from his club to spend his rehabilitation time back home in Argentina. The pod discusses the impact this move may cause on City and Tevez’s relationship with his club.

The X-aggerated Factor: New rules of the game aimed at helping refs.

Bargain value for money signings of the last decade. Hint: Veron isn’t on the list.

The Shoot Out –  Danish royalty, Villains and Mickey Owen.

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