RISKY CAREER MOVE

Tottenham are doing Modric a favour by blanking Chelsea

Chelsea’s attempts to shop locally rarely produce good results

Luka Modric

Luka Modric is bossing the back pages right now. The Croatian misguidedly assumed gentlemanliness to be a common characteristic of football folk and is now angry that Spurs won’t stick to an apparent gentleman’s agreement to let him [...]

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GARETH BARRY FAN CLUB

Anyone know who subtle Paul Scholes was talking about?

Reserved former star wades into debate about England failure

Paul Scholes

The Spoiler has previously challenged the widely-held view that Paul Scholes’ career-long shyness in the media was an indication that he was the ultimate professional, instead arguing that it could be because he has a tendency to talk [...]

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WEEKEND IN REVIEW

Beckham scores from a corner, England lose rare shootout!

Three videos from an unexpectedly lively weekend of football

The lack of major European club football hasn’t halted the entertaining YouTube video output whatsoever, with the likes of David Beckham, Dani Alves and the England women’s football team nobly contributing to the cause.

Given that it was a Beckham-dominated weekend, in which he also [...]

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NEVER GO BACK

Zoltan Gera and West Brom to gamble on reproducing magic

West Brom admit plans for reunion with Hungarian playmaker

Zoltan Gera

After weeks of tabloid tittle-tattle, West Brom have confirmed that they are in talks with former star Zoltan Gera about a Hawthorns comeback following the conclusion of his four-year affair with Fulham, but remarriages in football don’t always [...]

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