In It For The Money

The Spoiler’s Mercenary XI

For some players, it’s all about the Benjamins

Cashley Cole

After being knocked back by Kaka and his ilk, it’s becoming clear that Manchester City will have to build their team of superstars from those who hold a big day in greater regard than loyalty and dignity.

Perhaps Robinho, [...]

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WAG of the Day

WAG No. 250: Ulrika Jonsson

Meet Celeb BB’s biggest football fan

Shooting Stars presenter Bob Mortimer once gave the nation a musical summary of Celebrity Big Brother housemate Ulrika Jonsson, assessing her relationship with the beautiful game:

“She’s football crazy/ She’s football mad/I can’t think of a single footballer/Ulrika hasn’t had”

In the context of the [...]

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VOTE: Is Mark Hughes capable of taking Manchester City to the next level?

The richest club in the world are closer to breaking the bottom three than the Big Four

At the start of the season everyone was discussing the impact Sir Alex Ferguson’s protégés were going to make in the Premier League but less than halfway into the season, almost all of them have struggled.

Steve Bruce is [...]

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The Spoiler’s “Robbed by Rob Styles” XI

Premier League referee prone to the occasional error

Robbed By Rob Styles XI

After Newcastle became the latest team to be denied important points as a result of a mistake by referee Rob Styles, The Spoiler decided to look at who else have fallen victim to [...]

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International Blagging

Sven-Goran Eriksson impersonator fools Mexicans

South American club tricked by handsome imposter

Derek Williams the Sven-Goran Eriksson impersonator

Before Mexico manager Sven-Goran Eriksson came to prominence in the UK, British men with bad eyesight, grey locks and a vastly receding hairlines had nothing in their lives except drab offices, [...]

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Make money from Mark Hughes’ new job!

Sven-less Eastlands all set for Sparky’s arrival

Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes would do well to listen to the parable of Big Sam. Sam Allardyce was one of the most promising managers in English football and one of the leading contenders for the national team job at one point until [...]

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