Thursday, July 15, 2010

Emmanuel Adebayor for Manchester City (v Birmingham City), 11 April 2010

From The Daily Telegraph:

"Manchester City have given a trial to the son of one of the former stars of The A-Team, the hit 1980's television show.

Roland Benedict, whose father, Dirk, played Templeton 'Faceman' Peck in the programme, has been training with City's development squad over the past week. Benedict Jr has played for Gillingham's reserve team , and had trials at Southend United, although the prospects of the 20-year-old striker working his way into City's 'A-Team' are remote."

Monday, July 12, 2010

Andres Iniesta for Spain (v Netherlands), 11 July 2010

From Bill Chilton in today's Fiver.

"I was on a date last night and my companion asked me if I wanted to 'go Dutch' on a restaurant bill. So I raked my studs down her chest, harangued the maƮtre d' and then left in tears...."