Adrian Mutu Fails Drugs Test, Stephen Ireland’s WAG Is Touchy, Rio Ferdinand Hit With Four-Match Ban, Nani Is Well-Muscled

Ollie Irish

28th, January 2010


By Ollie Irish


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Adrian Mutu has tested positive for banned substance sibutramine (it’s an appetite suppressant), according to reports in the Italian media. Adrian Mutu had better look for a new career… [FourFourTwo]

Stephen Ireland’s blonde WAG doesn’t like being called a WAG [The Sun]

Rio Ferdinand hit with four-match ban after “frivolous” appeal [BBC]

Umbro’s world-beating team of musical footballers, starring Les Paul Parker and Kevin Kilbanjo [Umbro]

The BBC spent £250,000 building a TV studio in Vienna for its Euro 2008 coverage. The reason? It didn’t like the view [Guardian]

Nani has a less scrawny body than you might think. No, really – he’s STACKED [Kickette]

An Arsenal blogger claims that, actually, Aston Villa DO play the long-ball game. Good points made though, fair play [Gingers For Limpar]

Nice profile of Turkish/German starlet Mesut Osil, Werder Bremen’s “new Diego” [NY Times]

Dion Dublin is The Dube [TwoFootedTackle]

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