Transfer Talk

Man City’s latest gun-for-hire, Fabregas update…

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Man City 7

As is usual at this stage of proceedings, the transfer curtains are quivering, but not much seems to be happening.

If the rumours are true, Mario Balotelli should be gracelessly tumbling through the window at any minute, before dusting himself [...]

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Decent Side

The Spoiler’s World Cup Team of the Tournament

And not an Englishman in sight…

Team of the Tournament

No doubt, a few of these choices will be considered to be rather contentious, especially with no place for Sneijder, Ozil or Robben. So it’s with a rather trembling typing hand that The Spoiler asks… ahem…


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The Big Question

Vote for YOUR World Cup 2010 Golden Ball winner

One of these men, perhaps?

Sneijder and Robben 

And so they’ve announced the shortlist for the Golden Ball, which looks exactly like this:

Diego Forlan (Uruguay), Asamoah Gyan (Ghana), Andres Iniesta (Spain), Lionel Messi (Argentina), Mesut Oezil (Germany), Arjen Robben (Netherlands), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Germany), Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands), David Villa [...]

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World Cup Fever

World Cup Profile: Spain

Not all of these men will play


Of course, Spain look like the most likely winners of the World Cup this year, but who ARE these strange and intriguing people? Read on to find out…

Form Guide

The favourites to win the tournament, and unsurprisingly. They won [...]

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World Cup Fever

VOTE: Will Fabregas spend the World Cup bench-warming?

Practicing sitting down?

Cesc Fabregas

Some wonderful players occasionally come along at exactly the wrong time, finding their stratospheric rise somewhat eclipsed by other major talents. So, while Cesc Fabregas will forever be Wenger’s number one and would probably stroll into any other country’s starting XI, might this [...]

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Nice Team!

Five Premier League players make the FIFA World XI

Messi – officially good at footer


In the least shocking turn of events since Eddie Izzard turned up in a dress and declared “I’m actually a man!”, to a rousing response of “yes, we can tell!”, Lionel Messi ran away with the FIFA World Player of the Year award.

It was never [...]

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