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Man United consider swapping Berbatov for Buffon

Buffon (left), Berbatov (right)

Buffon and Berbatov

More fountains of Diet Coke came spuring from mouths and nostrils this morning with word in The Sun that I’m A Celebrity maniac Gillian McKeith dumbfounded ITV producers by bellowing “I’m pregnant” in a bid to escape her makeshift jail sentence.

The mental [...]

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Is he? Isn’t he? – The Emmanuel Adebayor story

One man. Two clubs. Crossed wires


Anyone who has ever spent a chunk of time working the dole queues will know all about the necessary components that make up a decent afternoon TV movie.

You start with a man/woman having a very normal time of things, then you mess with their [...]

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Barcelona want Micah Richards… yes, seriously

Micah – dream move?

Micah Richards

There’s been total uproar in showbusiness world, with news that Wagner – the South American Mickey Rourke who sings like a man on a treadmill reading from an autocue – isn’t only surviving the X Factor, but he’s looking like a genuine threat to win [...]

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Turks eye up Berbs, and der Kaiser says something weird

The obligatory unrelated royal photograph


Of course, like everyone else, The Spoiler has spent the last couple of days weeping happy tears because Prince William isn’t going to be a lonely king. On the contrary, he’ll have the beautiful seductress Queen Kate by his side holding a serpeant, sensually whispering [...]

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Alberto Aquilani says he’s not going back to Liverpool

We barely knew ye


Liverpool forgotten man Alberto Aquilani returned to his native Italy in a loan deal with Juventus last week, after the type of woefully uneventful stint typically reserved for obscure pub quiz questions.

The terms of the deal were a season-long loan during which Aquilani [...]

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New Juventus signing pays €10,000 to make it to his first training session on time

Milos Krasic’s determination impresses his new employers


Being as it’s Friday, footballers all over the planet are currently, or soon to be, preparing to spend the thousands of pounds/euros/dollars they’ve earned this week on getting up to no good.

Not Juventus’ new signing Milos Krasic, however. He’ll be doing [...]

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Robinho to Barca, Ozil to Real, and everyone fancies Jenas

Who’s this bit of hot property?


News filtering in this morning suggests that Craig Bellamy has done the unthinkable and returned to his Cardiff roots. On a totally genuine note, this is a massive loss to the Premier League, and it could also come back and bite Mr Mancini on [...]

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