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Spit And Turkish

by | 16th, October 2003

‘GIVEN that we know what David Beckham does each minute of his life, the Independent’s news that we missed a few incidents is in itself a sensation.

A horrible little scrote

Helping us to plug these painful gaps in our Beckham vision is Turkish player Alpay, who appears to have been the only human alive to have seen David Beckham headbutt him and then spit on his shirt.

“If the spit had hit me on the head I wouldn’t have been annoyed,” says the Aston Villa defender, “but it hit the crescent and the star on my Turkey shirt.”

But let’s not feel too sorry for the patriotic lad, because if the story is true – and forensics can check it – that shirt is now worth a small fortune.

And on the subject of things small and unpleasant, the Times has a picture of Dennis Wise, the unlovely Millwall footballer who is in line to become the club’s unlovely new coach.

By way of an apprenticeship the club’s owner, Theo Paphitis, has made Wise the caretaker manager of team affairs following the departure of Mark McGhee.

No word is heard of the pint-sized friend to the London cabbie, but a cartoon in the paper seems to say so very much.

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