Tuesday 21 November 2017

Seedy reports killing passion for the game

Stories of the offside antics of over-paid, over-grown man-boys are simply tedious, writes Louis Jacob

IF I have to wake up to one more tabloid 'exclusive' about some foolish English footballer's seedy love life, it just might send me back to bed for a month.

Oscar Wilde wrote that it is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.

If you take the ball away from Wayne Rooney, you are left with nothing that could be described as anything other than scaldingly tedious.

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