Category Archives: Transfer Talk

Daily Mirror Football Spy Darren Lewis in a bunny costume

Mirror hack rabbiting on

It seems Robinho’s move to Manchester City surprised even the most insider of football insiders. The Mirror’s so-called Football Spy Darren Lewis vowed on transfer deadline day that if the pint-sized Brazilian didn’t join Chelsea he would prevent the following day’s video in a bunny outfit. Oops!

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Check out my Top 10 Transfer Deadline Talking Points


Click here to check out my Top 10 Transfer Deadline Talking Points over at the ever-excellent Soccerlens site.

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Top Five Shrewd Deadline Day Moves

The best of the deadline day business

1. Tom Soares to Stoke (£1.5 million)

When this guy last played in the top-flight, the big clubs couldn’t wait to throw their money at him. He might have gone off the boil slightly, but he is only 22 and his talent is undoubted. A good piece of business for Stoke.

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Roman Abramovich experiences life in the real world


It just goes to show, it can happen to the best of us. Roman Abramovich is not a man who is likely to be best pleased at not getting his own way. The Russian is likely to be a little embarrassed at failing to land Robinho, not only because his oil money was outbid but also because Chelsea were so convinced that they had got their man.

The Chelsea owner must now be worrying exactly how deep he is going to have to dig into those pockets to continue to attract the greediest players to Stamford Bridge. As for the clubs without a billionaire tycoon pulling the strings, get one ASAP. They are this season’s must have accessory.

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Dimitar Berbatov’s Manchester City contract

The Spoiler has got a hilarious spoof of Dimitar Berbatov’s Manchester City contract. Click here to see it in full.

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Dimitar Berbatov to Manchester City

That’ll teach the miserable Bulgar!

Surely not? As if calling themselves United wasn’t going to wind-up Red Devils fans enough, Manchester City’s new owners are now set to pip their city rivals to the signing of Dimitar Berbatov. City have had a £30 million bid for the long-term United target accepted, although the Bulgarian is believed to still be in talks with both Manchester clubs.

City manager Mark Hughes said: “”I’m stunned and excited. Both myself and the fans are very excited by what’s going on. There have been a lot of disruptions and negative publicity but that’s been put to the side in one fell swoop.”
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