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“Ken Barlow” first in with the Stewart Downing comedy

Jokers hard at work on Liverpool star's nightclub arrest


Followers of the news will know that the forces of law and order have “nicked brawling England footie star Stewart Downing and his ex-girlfriend” after a spot of bother at a Middlesbrough nightclub.

(Apropos very little, a former neighbour of The Spoiler’s who hailed from the north-east  and liked to dress in the punk style [...]

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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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Transfer stuff

Downing and Adam FINALLY to Liverpool, Thiago to Man Utd and more…



We can normally take or leave tennis but for some reason we’ve properly got into this year’s Wimbledon.

Maybe it’s the lack of World Cup action that’s helping our love of the game or maybe it’s because Kate Middleton is in the crowd for Andy Murray’s [...]

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Transfer stuff

Sneijder not to Man Utd, Downing to Liverpool and more…

Cheryl – coming home


It’s not been a good couple of days for the people of Newcastle. First Geordie Shore goes on television and tars everyone with the moron brush and then Cheryl Cole gets kicked off American X Factor because apparently no-one can understand her.

At least the [...]

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Transfer Talk

Man United eye up Ashley Young, and other transfers…

Big night tonight. All over the country, shirts will be ironed, hair gelled and fashioned into a hot collection of clumps pointing in various different directions, and half of the planet will fall foul of drinking shots far too early. The rest of us will, of course, be sipping port and half-enjoying whichever former Comic [...]

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Stewart Downing demands to know why he didn’t go to the World Cup this summer

*strikes signature pose*


Anyone perusing the papers this morning may have noticed Aston Villa winger Stewart Downing, a player who would give his right arm to be justifiably described as even one-trick pony, launching an indignant ‘attack’ on England gaffer Fabio Capello after failing to make the 30 man [...]

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Money Well Spent

The Spoiler’s best summer 2009 signings XI

A team of fresh faces who represent excellent value for money

Summer Signings

Although the transfer window isn’t locked shut until the end of the month, the brand new Premier League season is but a few hours away. With this in mind, Spoiler correspondent Ben Baker has considered the [...]

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