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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Transfer Talk

Super-injunction defined, plus more news about footballers

More big football news…

Big football 

On a totally unrelated note, a super-injunction is defined thusly:

An injunction obtained in a secret convening of the court where in the result, the court file, the names of the parties and even the terms of the injunction order are secret except [...]

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Crystal Ball

The Spoiler’s “Predicted Team of the Season”

How will this look come next year?

Team of the Season? 

Most would agree that only a genius or an idiot would attempt to predict the “Team of the Season” before the first match has even kicked off, so you can draw your own conclusions about that.

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Transfer Talk

Rodwell to United, J.Cole and Ireland to Liverpool…

One day all of these men could be “ex-Liverpool”

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For those of you who just don’t have the hours in the day for celebrity gossip, minds have been blown on showbiz desks all around London with news that Louise Redknapp – one half [...]

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Transfer Talk

Liverpool to sell Aquilani, United to sell Berbs…

Well, that went well

Aquilani

Wow, it’s weird to think that it was less than a year ago that the people of Liverpool were busily attempting to correctly pronounce the word “Aquilani” without hacking up too much phlegm, thanks to their strange local dialect – known in the trade as “Carragher”. Well, [...]

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Interesting Team

The Spoiler’s Uncapped England XI

Food for thought, Fabio

Uncapped England XI

Long time fans of tournament football will already know that surprise inclusions/exclusions are not out of the question. Eric Cantona was left out of France’s Euro 96 squad in favour of some guy called Zidane, Gazza famously didn’t make it the the [...]

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Kids Team

The Spoiler’s Premier League Youngsters XI

Did this young man make the cut? (yes he did)

Aaron Ramsey

It’s already been quite a season for youngsters, so coming up with a team of the things was a trickier-than-expected process. The rule was – keeper aside – to only use players who are 20-years-old or younger. [...]

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