Is Liverpool target Stewart Downing a £20 million player?

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

Stewart Downing

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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Transfer stuff

Young finally to Man Utd, Sanchez not to Man City and more…

She’s through to the third round…


Ana Ivanovich played at Wimbledon today and won in straight sets against Greece’s Eleni Daniilidou.

Yea, that’ll do.

Anyway, here’s what we know about transfer news from bloody journalists writing in papers and talking on the telly…

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wedding news

Man Utd’s Ashley Young cancels his wedding – fiancé thrilled

How not to deal with getting jilted…


Well, that’s the final nail in Ashley Young’s claret and blue coffin, innit? The England winger/striker/forward has cancelled his wedding to childhood sweetheart, Nicky Pike, just two days before the party was going to kick-off.

The £200,000 ceremony at somewhere near Watford [...]

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transfer stuff

Martinez to Villa, Young to Man Utd and other stuff…

She just wants to have fun…


The transfer stuff has properly been kicking off during the past few days with silly money being spent on fairly promising young English players and the rumour mill spinning faster with each waking second.

In fact, it’s been so busy that we didn’t [...]

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England are playing! Channel your excitement with a prediction contest!

Five teasing questions, only one winner (unless there’s a tie…)

Scott Parker

The Spoiler can’t decide what’s worse: the thought of two practically football-free months, or the fact that the exception to such a barren period is an uninspiring England game at Wembley?

It should be the first, but [...]

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Is this man responsible for the mess at Fulham?

This “super agent” may have been offering not-so-super advice

Kia Joorabchian at Craven Cottage

Early June is supposed to be silly season, when The Spoiler is forced to pounce on the slightest scrap of speculation and dress it up as big news. Events at Fulham over [...]

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