Football: The Sweeper - Gregory's Departure a Mere Inconvenience
Harris, Nick, The Independent (London, England)
LIFE CONTINUES to imitate art (or at least football), as a headline in Wolverhampton's Express & Star proved this week. "Tipton Terror" it screamed, probably on the basis that fans of legendary Molineux striker Steve Bull, who used to be known as such, would buy it in droves.
Talking of nicknames and the Afghan conflict, this paper reported recently that Aston Villa's Croatian misfit, Bosko Balaban, had been dubbed "Taliban" by supporters because of his disappearance from the team.
Now that the man who paid pounds 6m for him has left Villa Park, The Sweeper can reveal that John Gregory's refusal to allow even a speck of grey to intrude on his barnet led to his …
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