Friday, January 05, 2007

Why so scary, Woodgate?

As the recent Stevens inquiry so vividly proved (Lord Stevens? They’d have got more out of footballers and agents if they’d sent Rachel Stevens), we still know little or nothing about football’s inner workings. The more we ask, it seems, the less we find out.

Now, one of my new year’s resolutions is to stop banging my noggin against brick walls, so I no longer wish to know who is purchasing a plainly hapless Andorran centre back because the lady wife fancies new curtains in the extension paid for by last year’s arrival of the equally hopeless striker from Tierra Del Fuego. But there are, though, a score of questions — some serious, others more friv — to which I simply demand to know the answers before 2007 is out . . .,,23530-2526554,00.html

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