Portsmouth Nightmare

Stand back everyone, Avram Grant is NOT HAPPY!

Grant – not laughing now


Had he not been cruelly snaffled by the cold hand of death a couple of years ago, The Spoiler would half expect Jeremy Beadle to appear from underneath a big fluffy mascot head at Fratton Park, head slowly over to Avram Grant smiling like a Cheshire [...]

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Confused Man

“Why play the Nations Cup in January?” asks Avram Grant

Grant – baffled


With quite a number of his players off to Africa next month to play in the Africa Cup of Nations, Avram Grant appears confused as to why it is that the competition takes place in January. He said this, as reported by the BBC:

“I’ll say it [...]

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Link Dump

Ramos as Aladdin, sacked managers, goals galore…

Also appearing on a computer near you

Sod this year’s X Factor vrs Rage Against The Machine codswallop, and relive the greatest Crimbo Number One of them all instead. You’ve got Collins [...]

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The Force

Avram Grant is like Yoda, says David James

No way, Avram is much better looking!


As a football manager, there are certain iconic figures whom it would be wonderful to be compared to. Perhaps Winston Churchill, or for the younger crop, Sir Alex Ferguson. Presumably, very few of them would look to the backwards talking gnome in Star [...]

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Avram Grant should be Pompey boss by Saturday

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Avram Grant

It’s a rather rudderless ship over at Portsmouth, with no one seemingly aware of what’s going on, or who actually makes decisions for the club. Without wanting to get too hoity toity about it, the similarities in name to the fallen city of Pompeii suddenly seem wonderfully [...]

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Wishful thinking

Redknapp: “Portsmouth will not get relegated this season”

Manager says thing that probably isn’t true

Harry Redknapp and Avram Grant

In the weekly column written for him by a Sun journalist, Harry Redknapp never fails to say something contestable, and this week is no exception. While congratulating his former technical director Avram Grant for [...]

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WAG of the Day

WAG No. 337: Najah Wakil

Chelsea forward bags himself an arty American model

Avram Grant has never struck The Spoiler as the gambling type, but the Israeli was snapped at a Mayfair casino last week. The former Chelsea boss was joined at the roulette wheel by his former subject Salomon Kalou, who was romancing [...]

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