Deadline Day

Go BONKERS, it’s Transfer Window Deadline Day!

Adam Johnson – City bound?

Adam Johnson

Right, to kick things off there are a few congratulations to get out of the way. Congratulations to Egypt for winning the Africa Cup of Nations. Congratulations to John Terry for managing to paint an even more abhorrent picture of himself than [...]

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Transfer Talk

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

“Hmmm, City or United?”

Buffon

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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Transfer Talk

Transfer news: Early birthday prezzie for Darren Ferguson…

“Thanks Dad!”

Darren Ferguson

Sweet baby Moses, Mondays can hit a man in the underpants, as the heady weekend hours of boozing in some glitzy high street wine bar, then snogging a stranger’s mouth for twenty minutes in a doorway before puking and stumbling home become just a beautiful distant [...]

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Transfer Update

Transfer news: Zaki’s back, and Robinho’s off!

“Hello Hull!”

Amr Zaki

It wasn’t so long ago that Spartacus-lookalike Amr Zaki looked tailor-made for the Premier League. Dave Whelan, Wigan’s chairman, thought he was a bit like Alan Shearer, and his then-manager Steve Bruce used big words like “awesome” to describe the Egyptian.

Then it all went [...]

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The Big Question

Where should Emile Heskey go this January?

Heskey – decisions, decisions

Heskey 

Whilst the rest of the nation laments the loss of Crimbo for another year, and returns to their old 2009 jobs, Emile Heskey’s frantic mind will have been whirring like an old screen projector in an art house cinema. The man has big decisions to [...]

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Eat That!

Goal of the Season, perhaps?

Figueroa against Stoke

It was a truly brilliant football weekend for the Premier League, with Man United stumbling, Chelsea only drawing, and Arsenal urinating all over Rafa’s patatas bravas, [...]

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