Revealed: Glen Johnson’s nickname at Liverpool

Defender favourably compared to scary drug dealing lady

Glen Johnson and Snoop

When Phil Neville was given the nickname “T-Bag“, it became clear that Premier League footballers don’t simply divide their free time between harassing models in Movida and harassing ten-year-olds on Xbox Live – they also make time for DVD boxsets of American TV shows.

Glen Johnson is the latest victim of this leisure activity, having earned himself the nickname “Snoop” from his Liverpool teammates. The name comes not from his likeness to popular rapper and pornographer Snoop Dogg, but rather Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, the indecipherable gangster from The Wire who is rather handy with a nail gun…

5 responses so far
  • oller // September 1, 2009 at 11:58 am

    so glen johnson and michael essien are filling those vacants…

  • jimbo // September 1, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    being led by Shawn Wright Phillips aka Marlo Stansfield

  • Jock's a Red // September 1, 2009 at 2:55 pm

    Exactly both in a DIY store stealing things … very apt .

    never underestimate the sharp wit of the scouser rest of ye merrie england!

  • Johan // September 11, 2009 at 8:10 am

    marlo stanfield=ashley young

  • stoixima // September 24, 2009 at 8:42 am

    Nice :)

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