Tuesday 6 December 2016

Paul Hayward: No place for flying studs

Published 13/01/2012 | 05:00

Smart weapons know where the target is and sell us the myth of no collateral damage. The same promise comes from footballers who tell us they can jump in with both feet without maiming the opponent.

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Vincent Kompany thought he could do it. So did Glen Johnson. In they both went, like Cato from the 'Pink Panther' films surprising Inspector Clouseau as he comes home from work.

Neither caused a scratch to Nani or Joleon Lescott, respectively. But would you trust an airborne missile?

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