Video Special

The 10 Most Magnificent Footballers/Pop Stars EVER!

Glenn and Chris – at their day jobs

Glenn Hoddle and Chris Waddle 

It’s sometimes easy to forget that footballers are also human beings. Frighteningly gifted human beings, who can turn their hand to pretty much anything. Some ooze seamlessly into management or punditry, others open [...]

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Slight Overreaction

The reason why Andy Cole hates Sheringham REVEALED!

“How dare you”

Andy Cole and Teddy Sheringham

In the same week that the singer/songtress Carly Simon decided to lift the lid on the mystery surrounding her song, You’re So Vain – it was about the record honcho, David Geffen – Andy Cole has chosen [...]

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The Year 2000!

FLASHBACK: First Man United team of the Millennium

Oh dear, Becksie was at it again

Man United Necaxa

With the next decade winking suggestively on the horizon, The Spoiler has made a mission of celebrating some of the great teams that lined up on football pitches all over the world at the dawn of the 21st [...]

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Disappointing List

The top six underwhelming England strikers

The hitmen who didn’t quite cut it at international level

Chris Sutton

In light of in-form Sunderland striker Darren Bent’s omission from Don Fabio’s latest England squad, Spoiler correspondent Alex Perry has compiled a list of English strikers who failed to sparkle on the international stage. Who knows, Darren, if [...]

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Fergie's Successor

Manchester Utd legend backs Mourinho as next Reds boss

We say ‘legend’, we mean Andy Cole

Andy Cole Jose Mourinho has vehemently denied saying that he wishes to replace Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford, despite being quoted to the contrary at the weekend. Such comments would be disrespectful, claim the Portuguese manager who failed to shake hands [...]

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Transfer Talk

Chelsea transfer news: Adebayor in, Shevchenko out

All the latest transfer rumours, gossip and damn lies Andriy Shevchenko

The mire of spurious summer transfers has thrown up an interesting player/ club combination today: according to the rumour vine, Andriy Shevchenko could be on his way to warming Barcelona’s bench in the near future. To compensate [...]

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