Shocking Arsenal news, Gareth Barry update, Rio for England
Tomorrow’s headlines today…
Wow, already the Olympics are creating household names – new heroes for us all to love. There’s that Welsh girl who did the bike thing, then the swimming one who was brilliant, and let’s not forget that the little diving guy still has another chance to miss out on the medals. They’re all great. But enough already, here’s some up-to-the-moment football talk to stick in your pipe and make bubbles with…
Barry may play in the UEFA Cup
Martin O’Neill has revealed that if Gareth Barry is still an Aston Villa player on Wednesday then he could feature in their UEFA Cup qualifier against Icelandic side FH. That would render him illegible for the Champions League. Hmm, could this be O’Neill’s subtle way of giving the clubs another deadline? Let’s ask Columbo…
He says “yes”.
England captain announced in seven days
Fabio Capello has confirmed that the new England captain will be revealed two days before next Wednesday’s friendly with the Czech Republic – ie. otherwise known as “next Monday”, Fabio. Rio Ferdinand, get your mock-shock face ready.
IMPORTANT MARC OVERMARS GOSSIP!
One of our most reliable sources says this:
“Overmars was thrown out of the Arsenal Christmas party one year for peering over the cubicles in the women’s to get a cheeky look.”
You heard it here first. Or, like, seventh.