Thursday, April 29, 2010

Carr trouble

Following hard on the heels of yesterday's bulletin comes news of yet another old boy in a spot of bother. This time it's Stephen Carr, now of Birmingham and in trouble for allegedly making an offensive gesture to Villa fans at the end of the Second City derby.

It surely couldn't have been any more offensive than the two fingers he's stuck up to Newcastle supporters: morphing from a decent player at Spurs into a useless and overpaid waste of space on Tyneside, before being released and retiring, only to pitch up at St Andrews, somehow help propel his new side to the Premier League and then perform admirably in his first season back in the top flight...

Another former Toon defender in conspicuous action recently was Jean-Alain Boumsong, who - believe it or not - featured in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final. Still, if his involvement in such a high-profile fixture was a surprise to anyone who had the misfortune to endure watching his spell in black and white, it certainly wasn't a surprise that the Lyon defence which he was at the heart of was repeatedly exposed by Bayern Munich...


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