BETS OF THE DAY

Big call for armchair fans: Milan, Barcelona or Middlesbrough?

Domestic cup delicacies from three nations available to taste tonight

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There hasn’t been a bet of the day for a while, so to repay fans of inexpert tipping worldwide, tonight’s feast of football seems like an appropriate time to offer three for the price of one, that price incidentally being nothing.

All prices listed are from bwin, and if you bung all three choices into [...]

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DEAL OR NO DEAL

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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Good First Impressions

5 great goal scoring debuts for English clubs

Cracking start by Rose

Danny Rose

What a night for Danny Rose – presumably not named after Woody Allen’s lounge singer from the film Broadway Danny Rose. It was the stuff of boyhood dreams, tonking one past the local rivals.

And it may yet rank as one of the [...]

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Spoiler XI

The Spoiler’s “Two stints at one club” XI

Including a certain Chuckle Brother…

Ian Rush

With Sol Campbell back at Arsenal, it got The Spoiler to thinking about all of the players who have returned to their old clubs for another stab at the big time. Below is a compiled team of those who couldn’t quite put the past [...]

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