ANYONE WHO thinks that Port Vale do not have a prayer in tomorrow's third-round tie at Leeds United has reckoned without Tony Rougier. The Trinidadian striker, a proud and passionate Christian, has been on his knees to seek divine assistance in forcing the Premiership leaders to theirs.
Somebody getting the old hot foot usually gives rise to fits of laughter. Well, Edmonton Drillers forward Rick Titus got the hot foot at Skyreach Centre last night.
SHAKA Hislop has turned his back on the England side - so that he can play alongside best pal Dwight Yorke for Trinidad.
LOCAL striker Irasto Knights lost a chance of going on trial with Italian Serie A club Lecce because he missed his flight to Italy last Thursday.
The hottest striker in the world this year has been Manchester United's Dwight Yorke. During United's glorious run to the English Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League titles—the Treble, as they're known in Britain—last month, he was the leading scorer in Premier (18 goals) and Champions (eight) play. SI caught up with Yorke last week.
Published reports out of Trinidad indicate that national striker Gary Glasgow is currently being pursued by Premiership strugglers Newcastle. The talented Richmond Kickers (A-League) striker was added to United's wanted list after being scouted by one of the team's management staff during his one week trial with Premiership rival club Sheffield Wednesday which ended earlier this week.
SHAKA HISLOP always knew Dwight Yorke would set Manchester United alight.
WEST HAM boss Harry Redknapp excused Shaka Hislop for letting in a soft goal - as his keeper had been forced to play with a thigh injury.