...to Stoke that sorts the men from the boys? It certainly did a job on Spurs during the first half while referee Chris Foy did it in the second.
...slice of toast and some ice cubes. 15 times champion jump jockey Tony McCoy sacrifices a lot to keep at the top of his sport, his diet is a prime example.
...is that the signing or the player? What to think of Gallas wearing a Spurs shirt after being captain of the scum and and that Ruski nouveau riche mob. 'Arry says it's a no brainer for him.
...World Cup. It epitomised pretty much what had happened in most of the previous 63 games throughout this last 31 days of the 19th FIFA World Cup. As the Dutch played a scummy game and got what they deserved.
...about them booting out Captain Pugwash, the fat Spanish waiter, Rafael Beneathus Benitez, single handed creator of the worst Liverpool side in living memory doesn't have the chance to really finish them off.
...gold. A gold medal for a British female individual athlete at the Winter Olympics, of course not the one the BBC have been relentlessly promoting.
...football rants. A QPR fan has reached his limit with the so called beautiful game and it's better to let it all out rather than bottle it up after all.
...It's the hope I can't stand. One team entered yesterday's season opener at White Hart Lane with great expectations, one with modest ones but after Spurs thoroughly beat the red scousers will the hope be too much?
...only in a role reversal kind of way. England doing what Australia did four years back and now losing a star player Kevin Pietersen. But he isn't the same loss Glenn McGrath was back then.