Transfer Update

Transfer news: Zaki’s back, and Robinho’s off!

“Hello Hull!”

Amr Zaki

It wasn’t so long ago that Spartacus-lookalike Amr Zaki looked tailor-made for the Premier League. Dave Whelan, Wigan’s chairman, thought he was a bit like Alan Shearer, and his then-manager Steve Bruce used big words like “awesome” to describe the Egyptian.

Then it all went [...]

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Transfer Talk

Transfer news: Kenwyne Jones, Bentley, Patrick Vieira…

Jones – set to do a “reverse David Bentley”?

Kenwyne Jones

Whether or not the phrase “hit the ground running” was coined with regard to sports journalists, no one knows. But, by gum, these people work around the clock. Sleep is for losers, they tell themselves. He who dares [...]

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sarcasm update

Arsene Wenger gets sarcastic, which is just brilliant

Arsene Wenger… not! (but, seriously, it is him)

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There’s certainly been a behavioural shift in Arsene Wenger since he turned 60 earlier in the year – he’s added swearing to his daily vernacular, he sometimes arrives at the dugout dressed like a child who spray paints trains, and now [...]

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Chatter Box

It’s alright everyone, David Moyes is NOT QUITTING!

Man answers question with a question

David Moyes

Even with the help of Kamil Zayatte, Everton failed to find a way past Hull last night, and are now dangling in that horrible no-mans-land just above the dreaded relegation zone. Things aren’t looking good.

Even so, when faced with an [...]

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POT, KETTLE ETC.

Phil Brown ‘orders Hull players to see a shrink’

Gaffer is ‘concerned about the mental state’ of Irish trio…

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Hull‘s Irish trio Paul McShane, Kevin Kilbane and Stephen Hunt would’ve cut depressing figures today, having returned to the club’s training ground. With so many players involved in Handball-gate, The Spoiler would have thought Tigers boss Phil Brown would [...]

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DEDICATION, THAT'S WHAT YOU NEED

Leeds fan has record for most managerial rejection letters

Possibly the worst world record, on record

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In a story which will be cited for years to come as proof human endeavor knows no bounds, Leeds fan Andy Ballantyne has been crowned as the official Guinness World Record holder for (deep breath) the most rejection letters ever received in [...]

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COMMON SENSE FAIL

Broke Hull give injury-hit Ian Ashbee new £20k contract

Despite the Tigers skipper being on the brink of retirement…

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Recently departed Hull chairman Paul Duffen clearly hasn’t been keeping up with Dean Ashton’s troubles at West Ham. According to The Mirror, one of his last acts before leaving was to give club captain Ian Ashbee a brand [...]

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