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Roberto Mancini makes it through a tongue twister

“Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow loll… damn it!”

Roberto Mancini

Speaking out before this evening’s Stoke replay:

“When I work I want to work very well and I want to work because I want to win.”

Very good, Roberto! Very good.

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News in brief

Cole separation confirmed, Portsmouth update…

Love split illustrated using Photoshop skills


It’s been another big day for the investigative journalists on the Cole case, with Cheryl’s spokesperson, Sundraj Sreenivasan, finally putting everyone out of their misery:

“Cheryl Cole is separating from her husband Ashley Cole. Cheryl asks the media to respect her privacy [...]

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Come back!

Compassion for Tevez runs out at Man City

“Don’t ever leave me”

Tevez and Mancini

After a week at home in Argentina waiting to see if his daughter – born prematurely – would make it out of intensive care, the “compassionate” part of Tevez’s compassionate leave has now run out.

He’s now considered to have gone [...]

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The Big Question

Would Patrick Vieira be a good first signing for Mancini?

Still good business?

Patrick Vieira 

How a manager plays his first hand in the transfer window can be all-important?

To put things in perspective, when Wenger joined Arsenal in 1996, his first demands were to nab Remi Garde from Strasbourg and Patrick Vieira from Milan. One of which moves [...]

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Transfer Talk

Mancini’s dream line up REVEALED… kind of

Might it look a little something like THIS?

Man City

Over the weekend, there was much speculation - mostly coming from the throbbing football brains at The Times - about which names might appear on the Mancini wish list for the January transfer window, the combined cost of which would be absolutely astronomical.

But, [...]

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Watch out planet, Craig Bellamy is absolutely livid!

“Craig is getting upset!”

Craig Bellamy

Something about his body language suggests that Craig Bellamy is not to be crossed. You can see it in his eyes. In his taut angry shoulders. In the way he yells furiously whenever anyone dares to look at him.

He’s the kind of man who would frighten [...]

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