Anorak News | Who’s The Chucker?

Who’s The Chucker?

by | 27th, October 2004

‘IT is just as well that no pizza was thrown at last night’s National TV Awards – we’d be arguing over who threw it for weeks afterwards.

Cole gives the Dutchman a pizza his mind

It’s now three days since the infamous food fight in the Old Trafford tunnel and the identity of the player who flung the Pepperoni Plus has not been established.

Using the latest technology to produce a computer-generated reconstruction of the crime, the Sun points the finger of blame at Arsenal left-back Ashley Cole.

It says the 23-year-old grabbed the slice from the dressing room and hurled it at Manchester United striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy.

But United manager Sir Alex Ferguson got in the way and his suit was covered in the tomato and cheese topping.

But the Star has been doing a bit of detective work of its own and claims that it was actually 17-year-old Cesc Fabregas who deep-panned the gum-chewing 62-year-old.

Its evidence is the weight of money on the Spanish midfielder, who was backed into 2-1 at bookies laying odds on the culprit before betting was suspended.

Whoever it was, the marketing men have been quick off the mark to try to turn the situation to their advantage.

The Star is offering readers a deal to win an Asda pizza every week for a year, while the Sun has teamed up with Pizza Hut to create two new pizzas – the Flaming Fergie and the Wenger Wobbler.

And Anorak (in conjunction with Mario’s Slice Of Heaven) is selling its very own commemorative dish – Fabregaspacho soup with Cole-slaw salad.’

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