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


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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Macheda: Rooney is ‘working class’ and ‘vulgar’

A rare sight of Fed fraternising with the proles, to G. Nev’s disgust


While most of us can’t wait for this international break to be over, Man Utd‘s Federico Macheda will be hoping time goes reallly slowllly while he’s away with Italy’s U21 squad, after making an ‘ill-advised’ [...]

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Transfer Talk

Transfer news: Fabregas to Real Madrid shocker!

Real Madrid? Really? Hmmmmm….


Anyone who has sat patiently through The Godfather will attest to the fact that sometimes in life things can plod along to the point of self-harm, then suddenly burst into life and take you on a magnificent journey.

You just need to sit it out, and wait for [...]

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The Spoiler’s top twenty Premiership goals of 2008/09: #20-11

“Tek a bow, son(s)”

With the end of the 2008/09 campaign only 24hrs away, The Spoiler takes a look back at the season’s finest goals and reveals our picks for the twenty greatest efforts. Part one documents goals 20-11…

#20: Ryan Taylor – Wigan 2-1 Newcastle, 26/12/08

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Fact File

Who is Federico Macheda?

Italian ladies man steals the show at Old Trafford

Federico Macheda the ladies’ man

After seeing his side steal a last minute winner against Fulham on Saturday, Rafa Benitez was enjoying his Sunday evening a little more more than usual, thanks to Manchester Utd’s imminent slip-up [...]

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