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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Kevin Keegan leaves Newcastle United

Magpies and Keegan part company

It is a sad state of affairs. What a sham Newcastle United is at the moment. Did I say at the moment? I meant since they last parted company with King Kev. Mike Ashley should get his fat head out of his pint and take a reality check. Keegan parted company with one of his brightest assets last week when James Milner left for Aston Villa, and come transfer deadline day the board – the same board who were angry when he said the Magpies would struggle to break into the top four – backed him with less than £6 million on what is effectively a punt on a relatively unknown Spanish striker.
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Dennis Wise gets Wikipedia vandalised


As spotted on The Spoiler, some one with a dislike of Dennis Wise (that narrows it down then) has vandalised his Wikipedia page with a very naughty word. Of course, an overlooked aspect of the Joey Barton saga is how could Newcastle have sacked their errant midfielder with the renowned cabbie-biter upstairs? That’s right, they couldn’t.

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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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Jose Mourinho and Sven Goran Eriksson on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Champions raise money for the Berbatov appeal

The latest instalment of the hilarious You’re On Setanta Sports show with the Jose Mourinho puppet.

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Top Five Uses For Your Robinho Chelsea shirt

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Commiserations to out-of-cash Blues fans

1. Name your child Robinho and plead ignorance.

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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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