Saturday, May 23, 2009

"Survival Sunday"

Tomorrow has been deemed "Survival Sunday" as it is the last game for all the Premiership clubs. Four of these teams face the "drop" into the Championship. My beloved club, Newcastle United, has battled incompetent ownership, intermittent management and injury all season, is one of these clubs. They currently sit one point out of the "safe" zone and their survival is dependent not only on themselves but on the results of three other games tomorrow.

Survival Sunday:

Newcastle United v. Aston Villa - 11:00 AM

West Ham United v. Middlesbrough - 11:00 AM

Hull City v. Manchester United - 11:00 AM

Chelsea v. Sunderland - 11:00 AM

In order for Newcastle to stay up we need Hull City to lose, and us draw, or they draw and we win. Hull City plays Manchester United (which normally I'd say their failure was in the bag, but Manchester United has already won the Premiership, and has a Champions League final v. Barca three days later so Furgy has vowed to play a weakened team). We play the current 6th place team Aston Villa.

The table currently looks like:

16th: Sunderland - 36 Pts

17th: Hull City - 35 Pts

18th: Newcastle - 34 Pts

19th: Middlesbrough - 32 Pts

20th: West Brom - 31 pts

Tomorrow will be either joyous or heartbreaking. I have listened to hours and hours of talkSPORT, read countless articles, watched clips of Villa and there is nothing I can do now but pray. 12 hours from now the eight clubs kickoff, I will have multiple laptops and televisions in order to watch all the games simutanously. Fingers crossed!



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This is a polar bear I drew with my Wacom © Bamboo Fun Tablet a month or two ago for a good friends band. They used it on a t-shirt and it looks sweet! Feel free to use this in your work for personal or commercial use. Enjoy!


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Hello my name is Craig Silva

Hello and welcome to my blog. I will do my best to keep it very current with free vector graphics, social commentary, blurbs about football and my impending dadism. I will be a dad in August and I can not wait for my beautiful daughter to be born. I decided to start a blog to give my two-cents about the world. I will posts lots of free stuff to download from vector graphics to music. I will lament about my favorite clubs, because they never win.

A bit about myself: I was born in 1986 and am a graphic designer in Boston, MA, USA. I work downtown Boston at FreeCause ( where I design web and print graphics. I love football and my favorite clubs are Newcastle United, The New England Revolution and Benfica. I am of Portuguese descent and am very proud of that. I love my life and I hope you do too.