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Up The Duff

by | 14th, August 2003

‘LAST night Chelsea played their first competitive game of football of the season. And they won, beating Slovakian outfit MSK Zilinia 2-0.

Even Henry wanted Campbell sent off

”Red Rom Romp,” say the Sun’s headline. ”Damien Dazzler,” applauds the Mail, a reference to an impressive showing from the Blues’ Damien Duff.

But fielding £59m of new talent is still not enough and the Sun says that Chelsea are ready to swoop into the transfer market once more.

Claude Makelele has, the paper reports, gone on strike at Real Madrid. He has delivered the Spanish giant an ultimatum: double my wages of let me move to Chelsea who will.

Makelele’s agent, Marc Roger, is supportive of his player’s despicable actions.

”Claude is pissed off that he’s been saying these things for two years about being underpaid and the club have ignored him.”

And since £40,000 a week is not enough for his prosaic talents, the Frenchman is in a strop.

Meanwhile, it is our duty to divert attention away from Chelsea to Tottenham, the team that Roman Abramovich curiously overlooked in his quest for an English club.

The Express says that the Londoners are ready to make a

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