OFF THE BALL

Coming home to roost

May 12, 2012
By Jon Carter
Off the Ball never rests in its mission to scratch around the underbelly of professional football to find the most bizarre, humorous and inexplicable stories.

This week, it's a chance to showcase all the chicken puns in history with Blackburn's relegation and Paul Hunt's self-implosion; Swansea turn to Elvis; Paolo Di Canio proves he did not give up a singing career to play football; Cardiff won't go blue; a moonwalking defender; and Manchester United's ghastly gingham gets a battering.
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