Calling Arsenal, Newcastle, anyone – don’t let Berbatov leave

Can you imagine a Berba-free Premier League? If so, shame on you!


While Sir Alex Ferguson always seems slightly sceptical no matter how many goals his record signing scores, most Manchester United fans appear to love them some Dimitar Berbatov. And what’s not to love?

Having been treated to the likes of Eric Cantona and Cristiano Ronaldo, they are perhaps the one set of British supporters trained [...]

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Is Jose Mourinho about to be foiled by his own excellence?

The Special One could turn up at Old Trafford before his seat is free


Jose Mourinho doesn’t do continuity. Instead, he has an almost fail-proof formula for progressing his managerial career: arrive at a club, make them absolutely brilliant and then sod off before it all goes wrong.

The only time he disobeyed it was at Chelsea, their constant near misses in Europe becoming an obsession as he hoped [...]

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Anyone know who subtle Paul Scholes was talking about?

Reserved former star wades into debate about England failure

Paul Scholes

The Spoiler has previously challenged the widely-held view that Paul Scholes’ career-long shyness in the media was an indication that he was the ultimate professional, instead arguing that it could be because he has a tendency to talk [...]

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Is Liverpool target Stewart Downing a £20 million player?

The reasons why Aston Villa feel entitled to demand a big sum

Stewart Downing

Both the BBC and Sky Sports agree that Liverpool had a £15 million bid for Stewart Downing rejected because Aston Villa are hoping to recoup £20 million for the winger. It sounds extortionate, but Villa [...]

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Some Manchester MPs reckon Sir Alex Ferguson should become a Lord

Sir and Lady…


Did anyone see The Apprentice last night? Hip Replacement? Really?

The Spoiler is pretty convinced it could stick a pin in a dictionary and come up with a better name for a pensioner’s magazine than that… Hang on…

FONDLE! There we are. Our magazine would [...]

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Transfer Stuff

Sagna hawks Fabregas and Nasri around, Sanchez to United and more…



Once again, a quiet but consistent whirring and buzzing can be heard around Spoiler Towers – and it’s not just the traffic from our helipad.

The rumours circulating about football’s human recourses are getting so bloody exciting that it’s all anybody wants to talk or even think about. [...]

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wedding news

Man Utd’s Ashley Young cancels his wedding – fiancé thrilled

How not to deal with getting jilted…


Well, that’s the final nail in Ashley Young’s claret and blue coffin, innit? The England winger/striker/forward has cancelled his wedding to childhood sweetheart, Nicky Pike, just two days before the party was going to kick-off.

The £200,000 ceremony at somewhere near Watford [...]

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