GAME CHANGER

Sub standard will be raised by Andy Carroll against Ukraine

Nine of the goals at Euro 2012 have been scored by substitutes

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Every report that The Spoiler, a committed reader and copier of proper journalists’ opinions, has examined about tonight’s England versus Ukraine game has stated that Danny Welbeck will start ahead of Andy Carroll.

So why is it that the AC is more fancied to breeze through the co-hosts’ leaky defence than the less muscular match-winner [...]

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GOING NOWHERE

So Newcastle are flogging Cheick Tiote to the highest bidder then…

Will it soon be this man's turn to slag off the owners on Twitter?

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Want to see Cheick Tiote in your club’s colours come January? Well unlucky folks, because Alan Pardew says that it will take something pretty special (are you listening Comolli?) to prise the Ivorian yellow-card magnet away from the Sports Direct Warehouse.

Don’t believe us? Check this out: “To us, he is very, very important and [...]

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DEAL OR NO DEAL

Is Liverpool target Stewart Downing a £20 million player?

The reasons why Aston Villa feel entitled to demand a big sum

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Both the BBC and Sky Sports agree that Liverpool had a £15 million bid for Stewart Downing rejected because Aston Villa are hoping to recoup £20 million for the winger. It sounds extortionate, but Villa [...]

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No, really!

Flippin’ hell! An England friendly that was actually good!

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ghanafan.jpg There are some words that – when we see them in the Radio Times – are guaranteed to make The Spoiler turn the television off in anticipation of an evening of hellish boredom or teeth-grating tedium.

Some of those words include… ‘Vernon’, ‘Gear’, [...]

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Transfer stuff

The Spoiler’s Great January transfer review – Amendment

It may not be January anymore, but what the hell, we’ve never let abstract concepts like ‘time’ get in the way of our boundary-pushing life…

Worst Buy – Andy Carroll Shefki Kuqi

Like a man who’s had the girl he’s been chatting up all night stolen off him at 1.55am by that [...]

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