August 30th, 2006

trend spotting: baby repair kits

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Footballer’s wives have always known babies make great designer accessories – not as good as a Chloe Paddington handbag, mind you – but fairly decent nonetheless.

Now the boys are getting in on it. The latest use for their offspring? As “repair kits” for the players.

The Sunday Times has reported that several Premier League football players have stored stem cells from their newborn babies as future protection against a career threatening injury.

It’s thought that in the future the cells can be used to cure ligament and cartilage injuries.

One footballer, playing in the Northwest of England is quoted as saying: “We decided to store our new baby’s stem cells for possible future therapeutic reasons… As a footballer, if you?re prone to injury it can mean the end of your career, so having your stem cells – a repair kit if you like – on hand makes sense.“

Link: Footballers Use Babies As Repair Kits

August 28th, 2006

Elen Rives Busted Over Secret Husband

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Ah, memories… there’s nothing like those wild, forgotten days of the past…

You know, the jet-setting around the world, working as a model/air hostess, getting married secretly to a broke-ass Jordanian chappie – stuff like that.

Elen Rives, fianc

August 28th, 2006

reyes: buh-bye london

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Jose Reyes is like, so over England, dudes.

The Arsenal frontman and half-hottie has made it publicly clear he would happily defect to any team in Spain – Real Madrid, Atletico, Seville – because he “wants to leave London”.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is sure to love that statement – previously he vowed to make Reyes stay if Arsenal’s free-Reyes demands of

August 27th, 2006

Beck Talk: milk does a body good

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August 25th, 2006

The Friday Fit: Thierry Henry

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