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The Real News for November 5

  • Chris Hutchings is out at Wigan. (The Guardian)
  • Nicky Hunt’s shoulder is out at Bolton. (TEAMtalk)
  • It will be a long series of sleepless, shuddering nights for Sir Alex, a long series of days where he can do nothing but hold his head in his hands and pray for relief from the fear. But the FA will eventually conclude their investigation, and perhaps, one day, his life will even begin to return to normal. (The Telegraph)

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The Real News for November 5

by Brian Phillips · November 5, 2007

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