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John de Wolf - Wolves
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until just after Arsenal lost the FA Cup Final, really.
although they couldn't cope with Birmingham City @ Wembley.
but 'doing an Arsenal' is a phrase that exists.
David Cameron - Cameroon
god, people want you to be so accurate with facts these days. you can't just make anything up.
someone on a Cov City forum going on about David Villa's gorgeous wife Sheetonda, & several of us googling "sheetonda villa" before realising we'd been well & truly "merked".
Crying with laughter at my desk
Champions League! Memphis Depay! So likeable! Wow!
(*all but mathematically)
In 1997, Lombardo was on the move again, joining Premiership new-boys Crystal Palace. He instantly became the star-player, and scored on his debut at Everton. In early 1998, Mark Goldberg assumed control of the club, and manager Steve Coppell moved to the Director of Football post. Lombardo, along with Swedish international Tomas Brolin as an interpreter, was appointed as caretaker player-manager, for the rest of the season.
Lombardo's season was curtailed by injury whilst with the Italian national squad in November (a recall came his way due to sparkling form with the Londoners). At the time of the injury Palace were 10th in the table, but by the time he came back to the first team, in April, they were bottom of the league. Palace were subsequently relegated to the First Division (now The Championship), even though Lombardo's return lead them to their only two home league wins of the season.
Lombardo decided to stay following relegation as Palace started poorly under new manager Terry Venables. A severe financial crisis and a need to cut Palace's wage bill resulted in Lombardo leaving in January 1999 to join a S S Lazio team managed by Sven-Goran Eriksson. In 2005, Lombardo was voted into Palace's Centenary XI, despite having only made 49 appearances for the Eagles (far fewer than any of the other ten players, showing how highly Palace fans held The Bald Eagle).
It's Atillio Lombardo
I'm in the right place….right?
That play off match though - looked like a humdinger if ever there was one