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Possibly in a new jacket; views pls.

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On the Manchester City bench Mancini offers his assistant a sweet, it looks like a fruit pastille. They are playing Balotelli on the left wing (he is a striker) and now here he is again, gathering a pass on the … Continue reading

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In the second half, on the seventieth minute, the mood changed. A cold white panic swept through the crowd as the young Arsenal player Jack Wilshere went in on Pennant with his studs up. Our winger took exception to this … Continue reading

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Ennui

Slothful Lackadaisical Listless Lifeless Indolent Sluggish Lethargic Miserable Gloomy Jaded Melancholy Splenetic Depressed Fed up Unable to be arsed Cmon Stokies, snap out of it; I haven’t had one ‘amusing’ remark this week. Not one.

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Six or seven hours later; the old Telly Savalas

A picture that paints a thousand words, from elsewhere.

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Pictorial # 5

These girls were hanging over the bridge post-match waving their Barcelona scarves: ‘We are all anti-Man United supporters today,’ they were saying ahead of some other match and the Manchester City fans more than appreciated the gesture.

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Pictorial # 4

Afterwards I turned round and saw this man sobbing his heart out and wiping his tears away on his tattoos. I feel a bit of a paparazzi about the shot, but anyway the News of the World weren’t interested so … Continue reading

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