The Spoiler’s ratings out of 10 for England’s Euro 2012 ensemble

Contrary to expectation, the Liverpool bunch weren’t responsible


A wise man once said that it is impossible to quantify a player’s worth with an arbitrary and slightly suffocating mark out of ten. The Spoiler wasn’t listening during that sermon though sadly, so here are our ratings for England’s Euro 2012 target-meeters…

Joe Hart 6 No career-curtailing mistake but nothing memorable either. Proved that [...]

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Miming Manchester City boss provokes outrage at Wigan

Would never have happened in the days of Chapman, Paisley, etc...


You can usually rely on any Spoiler opinion piece to be greeted with accusations of bias. What is rarer is to read an admission of guilt right off the bat, so let’s mix things up by admitting right here, right now that Roberto Mancini is probably my favourite Premier League boss.

Wow, so this is [...]

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Behind the football

Literally a list of footballers who fancy themselves as a muso

Something about Barton and a stray elbow…


Music and football should go together like peas and carrots in a lovely Sunday dinner, but whenever the two combine the results tend to be like peas and carrots in a great big pile of sick.

In fact, the best decision the [...]

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Footballers at Glastonbury

Rooney’s mob destroys Glastonbury peace and Barton meets his hero

Where’s the straw trilby, Wayne?


Glastonbury happened at the weekend and loads of surprising things happened.

God finally had enough of Bono and decided to unleash a biblical downpour on the false idol and all his followers, while the Chemical Brothers either had an amazing laser-man run over their [...]

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The Spoiler Awards – Kn*bhead of the Season



The final Spoiler Award is one that is very close to our heart and perhaps the most difficult one to win.

With football full to the brim with people who can, for many different reasons, be branded with the red-hot iron of kn*bheadery, this award has provoked [...]

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Here’s a photo of Wayne Rooney’s luscious locks!


waynehair.jpg The Spoiler can’t help but admire Wayne Rooney’s gumption about getting a hair transplant – he wants hair and he don’t care who knows, sister.

Above is a photo he Tweeted only seconds ago. He had this to say about the whole thing:

“Hi all there’s my [...]

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Past times

The Spoiler Awards – Goal of the Season



We were tempted to leave this one right until the end, but we’re so bloody excited about it we’ve dived straight in.

Before we delve as deeply as we can with our 300ish word allowance, we thought we’d share with you the complex equation we’ve used to get [...]

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