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Panini launch new superinjunction range of cards and stickers

players rated on their scoring recordThe Panini Superinjunction Collection features the silhouettes of anonymous Premier League footballers that kids can buy, collect and swap in the playground, although for legal reasons they are not allowed to mention any names.

‘Nobody knows who any of the cards are for certain,’ said Timothy Ferris, aged 10. ‘It’s all based on guesswork, supposition and what we can find out on Twitter.’

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Posted: Jun 3rd, 2011
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Footballer to sue ‘water-cooler’ company

Lawyers for a premiership footballer have been instructed to sue the owners of ‘Aqua-Chill’, a leading office water supplier for the Luton area, as the placement of water-coolers encourages malicious gossip and ill-informed innuendo.

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Posted: May 23rd, 2011
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Shaun Wright-Phillips ‘lost’ after failing to find way out of Eastlands

Concerns were growing last night for out-of-favour Man City star Shaun Wright-Phillips after the player became lost trying to find an exit route from the club’s ground at Eastlands.

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Posted: Jan 15th, 2011
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Tories promise to review controversial ‘League Table’ system for football teams

people just want the best for their season ticket moneyShadow sports minister Hugh Robertson has promised sports fans that the Conservatives, if elected, would review the controversial ‘league table’ system for football teams. The system, introduced by the Blair government in 1997, was meant to offer football fans the chance to objectively compare teams’ performances using numerical criteria. But since its inception the scheme has been mired in controversy, with critics saying it unfairly compares the performance of wealthy teams such as Chelsea with poorer inner city sides such as Manchester City.

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Posted: Sep 19th, 2009
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Football managers: ‘1939-45 was too long for international duty’

Many picked up dead legs‘We’ve been here before,’ wrote Portsmouth manager Jack Tinn. ‘Back in 1914 we allowed our players to go off to face the Germans and didn’t see them again for five years.’

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Posted: Sep 9th, 2009
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