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Kickette Catch Up: Your Weekend Gossip Cheat Sheet

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Victoria Beckham, sole provider of Harper Seven’s ridiculous wardrobe, covers the March 2012 edition of Numero Tokyo in a to-die-for turquoise leather trench.

To put things into perspective, this was the “highlight” of our weekends.

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Yaya Touré: Conned Out Of Three Cases Of Wine

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As 50 Cent once said, “get rich or die trying”.

Get rich (and drunk) is exactly what one man did after he successfully posed as Yaya Touré’s football agent.

Last November, an unidentified man described as “hip” and having “a number of footballer friends” approached a fine wine shop in Luxembourg on behalf of his Manchester City star client. The story he told was a good one – he was in charge of organising a “players’ party” for two famous footballers in London. With minimal coaxing and a Barclays bank account to cover the cost of 30 vintage bottles of wine (retail value: £22,000), the store shipped three cases of France’s finest to an address in Hither Green, South London as instructed.

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Liverpool FC: And The Heat Goes On…

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Liverpool claims racism assault

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In a story heading straight for our ‘hell no’ files, 27-year-old Liverpool winger and England international, Stewart Downing, was arrested on suspicion of assault early Sunday morning following an altercation with a supposed ex-girlfriend (rumoured to be Donna the doorstep dramatist Moloney) at the Cross Keys pub near Middlesbrough. According to several reports one conspicuous report, Downing is said to have punched a 32-year-old female – a big no-no in most sensible people’s books.

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Luis Suarez & John Terry: Say What?

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Luis Suarez has been fined £40,000 and banned for eight matches after being found guilty of misconduct by an FA appointed commission. The charge relates to insulting words of a racist nature made by Suarez to Patrice Evra during Liverpool’s game vs. Manchester United this past October.

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WPS: Another League Bites The Dust?

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The future of the Women’s Professional Soccer league (WPS) has been thrown into doubt yet again after the termination of the majicJacks franchise. The WPS, which comprised six teams prior to the ‘Jacks expulsion, was already operating under a one year waiver of the US Soccer rule that a league must have a minimum of eight teams to be recognised. It is now in the process of applying for a further waiver in time to reap the benefits of a USWNT showing at London 2012.

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