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Some more words of wisdom from Stephen Ireland

Thanks to Spoiler reader, Phil…


It’s been a golden week at Spoiler HQ – there’s been so much going on! Shootings! Failed drugs tests! Calamitous goalkeeping! Fergie rants! A team member bringing in Krispy Kreme doughnuts!

Unfortunately, some of the stories have been so perfect in every way that [...]

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They've Changed!

The Spoiler’s Top Five Dramatic Football Makeovers

Not including Davey Becksie


If you haven’t seen it yet, there’s a great feature over on Sports Illustrated celebrating some of the sporting world’s most curious image changes – which got The Spoiler to thinking about modern footballers, with their tatts, their beards, and their enormous pretend [...]

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Transfer Talk

Mixed news for Everton, Liverpool eye up Ireland

Ahh, great times


These really are depressing times for the people of Merseyside. Once so used to their reds and blues battling for big honours, a glance at the Premier League will tell you that not only are the Manchester equivalents now trouncing Liverpool and Everton, but that Anfield’s [...]

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Transfer Talk

Man City’s Roque Santa Cruz experiment flops

Santa Cruz – signing a baby

Santa Cruz 

Fans of post-modern approaches to business will have had their minds well and truly blown last night by Jamie on The Apprentice. “The early word catches the bird,” he stammered during his boardroom nervous breakdown, inadvertedly saying something that was both [...]

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Transfer Talk

Man United linked with “the new Drogba”, and more…

Lukaku – sweet seventeen


As has been made more than apparent to David Beckham, a footballer’s shelf life can be both cruel and brief. Now unwittingly retired from international football, it might be time to take up those acting classes.

All of which leads completely seamlessly to Didier Drogba, [...]

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