Focus on 'Le Sulk'

Anelka hopes for home again

July 5, 2013
By Andy Brassell
When Nicolas Anelka posed at West Bromwich Albion's Great Barr training ground for the obligatory holding-the-shirt shot on Thursday afternoon, the expression was one of familiar discomfort. One notable tweeter, BeardedGenius, memorably described the forward's demeanour as "holding the WBA shirt like it's a dead pigeon covered in sick." Plus ├ža change.

Among all his diverse achievements in an extraordinary career that's seen title wins with four different clubs and a Champions League title, ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations