Kenny Dalglish is still on course to make history at Liverpool

Alas in a similar way to how Derby broke records under Paul Jewell


Rafael Benitez’s reply to being linked with the Chelsea job was to preach of his greatness, however a far subtler approach could see him back at Liverpool within months, where his work looks more miraculous with each passing day.

Things have turned so sour under second successor Kenny Dalglish that the Reds are now priced [...]

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Dalglish paid as much as Sir Alex, Hughes outearns Allegri & Klopp

List of the world’s 30 best-paid managers is a huge eyebrow-raiser


Everyone assumes that the reluctance of UK managers to go abroad relates to the silly belief that British is always best, but a recently published list (yes, we’re a bit late) of the planet’s 30 highest earners reveals the real reason.

Premier League clubs, no matter how mediocre, are willing to spend barmy amounts to [...]

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Transfer stuff

Defoe to Arsenal, Meireles out of Liverpool and more…

Make love…


Whenever there is ice hockey on the television, there are two things The Spoiler always wonders about. Firstly, how come the players always seem to be fighting and, secondly, how come they always take their helmets off to punch each other? Leave them on! You’ll get hurt!


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No surprises...

The Spoiler Awards – Hero of the Year

Not even in the shortlist…


What is heroism? The Oxford English dictionary describes it thusly…

1. The qualities or attributes of a hero or heroine: He showed great heroism in battle. 2. Heroic conduct; courageous action: Pat’s returning into the burning building was true heroism.

Now, with The Spoiler’s [...]

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award news

The PFA Fans’ Player of the Year is… Raul Meireles. Really? REALLY.



There’s a bit in our favourite film – Men in Black – when Tommy Lee Jones’ grizzly old agent is talking to Will Smith’s rogue, rule-breaking, but-goddamit-he-gets-results guy and says this:

“A person is smart; people are dumb panicky dangerous animals and you know it.”

Ignoring the ‘panicky [...]

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Sir Alex Ferguson feels a wee bit sorry for himself

It’s been a pretty hard week for Sir Alex Ferguson, what with all that non-talking and sulking and stuff. So no wonder he said this when asked if he has any sympathy for former/soon-to-be-again nemesis Arsene Wenger:

“I have sympathy for myself. I didn’t have an easy week myself.”

Aww… Do [...]

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