transfer stuff

No-one to Chelsea, Vela to Bolton, and more…

Some women

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Thanks to Giles Coren in the Daily Mail, The Spoiler has learnt this today…

“In a way, British men are like white people were in Nineties South Africa or young Germans after the Second World War.

“We are expected to go through a period of atonement [...]

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FUTURE OF THE GAME

Don Balon’s list of the 100 best young players in the world

You’ll be hearing a lot about this man in the next 20 or so years

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Don Balon is a Spanish football magazine with a good line in fate-tempting articles predicting the next generation of world superstars.

Of course, speculating on the potential of young players is a risky [...]

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Nice Pair

Villa and Torres voted world’s best strike partnership

Chest bump goes wrong…

Torres and Villa 

The England team has been treated to some lovely partnerships up front in the last few years – you’ve got Beardsley and Lineker, Sheringham and Shearer, for a time there was Owen and Heskey. And now what? Rooney and “someone”. No [...]

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Precautionary Measures

Arsenal star banned from training after swine flu scare

Carlos Vela was feared to be carrying deadly Mexican piggy virus

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The swine flu epidemic is a big deal: hundreds of people have lost their lives, the government are advising against travel to Mexico and the USA, and the tabloid press have (temporarily) stopped putting pictures of [...]

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