Nice Pair

Villa and Torres voted world’s best strike partnership

Chest bump goes wrong…

Torres and Villa 

The England team has been treated to some lovely partnerships up front in the last few years – you’ve got Beardsley and Lineker, Sheringham and Shearer, for a time there was Owen and Heskey. And now what? Rooney and “someone”. No [...]

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Video Highlights

Oh for heaven’s sake, not another Messi hat-trick!

Zaragoza 2-4 Barcelona

Of course, everyone watching MOTD2 last night will have been very impressed by Wayne Rooney’s ability to continue scoring – albeit from a rather salvaged penalty that [...]

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Video Highlights

Messi’s Barcelona hat-trick!

Barcelona 3-0 Valencia

Everyone has been going Rooney bonkers in the last few weeks, and rightly so. Finally, England seem to have a player capable of winning big matches [...]

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World Cup Fever

Can you name your England World Cup squad yet?

Try your hand at being Capello…

Fabio Capello

Now that the season is entering its final stages, very soon a giant magnifying glass will turn onto the players who may or may not make the England squad for South Africa.

For some, it’s a race against time – [...]

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The Big Question

Name your starting front two for the World Cup

Crouch – did dance after all

Peter Crouch and Shaun Wright-Phillips

As friendlies with a point to them go, last night’s actually did a pretty good job. Baines played himself into the squad, Carrick is probably feeling a little bit more confident. Walcott can now [...]

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Transfer Talk

Transfer news: City and United both fancy Buffon, and more…

“Hmmm, City or United?”


Contrary to opinion, The Spoiler is not bulletproof. Feelings can be hurt, criticism can cut deep, and evenings can be spent weeping into a pillow – hungry, alone, and a bit thirsty. One such night happened last night, when this comment (from someone called “R”) [...]

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