A big old list

A load of things and people that defined 2010

Happy New Year!


Happy New Year, one and all. May 2011 be met with a bunch of pointless resolutions that’ll go flying out of the window within a week!

To celebrate, after the jump, you’ll find a rather higgledy-piggledy summation of the year just gone, consisting [...]

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The Big Question

Who’s more important to Barca, Xavi or Iniesta?

Head to head

Xavi and Iniesta 

An almighty barney has erupted in the Spoiler offices – put down to a combination of too much morning sherry, and a lack of Christmas shopping done. One half of the office has been shouting the name “Iniesta” over and over again until [...]

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Decent Side

The Spoiler’s World Cup Team of the Tournament

And not an Englishman in sight…

Team of the Tournament

No doubt, a few of these choices will be considered to be rather contentious, especially with no place for Sneijder, Ozil or Robben. So it’s with a rather trembling typing hand that The Spoiler asks… ahem…


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World Cup Fever

World Cup Profile: Spain

Not all of these men will play


Of course, Spain look like the most likely winners of the World Cup this year, but who ARE these strange and intriguing people? Read on to find out…

Form Guide

The favourites to win the tournament, and unsurprisingly. They won [...]

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World Cup Fever

VOTE: Will Fabregas spend the World Cup bench-warming?

Practicing sitting down?

Cesc Fabregas

Some wonderful players occasionally come along at exactly the wrong time, finding their stratospheric rise somewhat eclipsed by other major talents. So, while Cesc Fabregas will forever be Wenger’s number one and would probably stroll into any other country’s starting XI, might this [...]

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Nice Team!

Five Premier League players make the FIFA World XI

Messi – officially good at footer


In the least shocking turn of events since Eddie Izzard turned up in a dress and declared “I’m actually a man!”, to a rousing response of “yes, we can tell!”, Lionel Messi ran away with the FIFA World Player of the Year award.

It was never [...]

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The Big Question

Who should be crowned Fifa World Player of the Year?

Any chance of a repeat?

Cristiano Ronaldo 

Now down to a shortlist of five – Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kaka, Andres Iniesta, and Xavi – the Fifa World Player of the Year is going to be unveiled to a cooing public on December 21st. Just in time for Crimbo.


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