Football shorts: Joey Barton cut by Nike, David Bentley almost a Spurs player, Gareth Barry and the taxman, hot soccer babes


30th, July 2008

Today’s news, rumours & morsels
2nr1zma.jpgTop five hottest women in the USA national team [Save the intern]
Ex-con Joey Barton loses lucrative Nike boot deal [The Sun]
David Bentley set for White Hart Lane medical after Spurs increase bid to £15m. [Telegraph]
Aston Villa’s attempts to compete with the salary Gareth Barry would receive if he moved to Liverpool will be undermined by the pesky taxman. [Guardian]
Chelsea survived the biggest test of their pre-season tour so far as Nicolas Anelka and Ashley Cole scored to secure a 2-0 victory over a Malaysian League Select team. [F365]
Spurs also closing in on Andrei Arshavin [Telegraph]