PIMPs

Footballers we'd like to put in our pockets.

A Look Back At Last Year's PIMPs

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A look back at players we loved last season, and where they are now (unfortunately, not many at Aston Villa).

PIMP Encounter: Twenty Feet From Riccardo Montolivio At adiPower Predator Launch

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Riccardo Montolivo joins Kaka, Nani, Robin van Persie, Jack Rodwell and Jonjo Shelvey at the Adidas adiPower Predator Launch in London.

PIMP Encounter: Chilling With Salomon Kalou At Stamford Bridge

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Getting to meet Salomon Kalou after Chelsea vs. Newcastle, thanks to Adidas.

PIMPing A Dane: Ajax Midfielder Christian Eriksen

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Christian Eriksen, Ajax and Denmark midfielder extraordinaire, gets his PIMP on this week on 7500 to Holte. He's the featured "Player In My Pocket" by Layla Carlsson.

In Pursuit Of PIMPs: Liz Owen Reminds Us All Why We Play Favourites With Her Tale Of Thomas Hitzlsperger

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In the midst of relegation struggles, managerial dramas, and transfer talk, sometimes fans forget what it's like to be, well, a fan. Read this piece by Liz Owen about meeting her favorite former...

Jack Wilshere Is A PIMP Who Plays Football In His Stocking Feet

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Player In My Pocket is a series on 7500 to Holte, an Aston Villa blog, dedicated to upcoming / overlooked football players throughout the world. This week Jack Wilshere easily makes the cut.

Luka Modric Is A PIMP: Spurs Creative Midfielder Gets Put Inside Our Pocket

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Luka Modric is the creative force in Spurs' midfield. Even Tuesday's loss to Real Madrid cannot temper the love of Tottenham fans of their little Croatian.

Barry Bannan Joins Twitter -- Will He Be As Accomodating As Milan Lalkovic?

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Bazza joins Twitter only to be met with a difficult challenge: be a better PIMP - responder than Milan Lalkovic. Can he do it?

PIMP: Guy Roland Ndy Assembe, Goalkeeper of FC Nantes

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Another debut in the Player In My Pocket series, as commenter RipCityVillan gives us the DL on Guy Roland Ndy Assembe, goalkeeper for FC Nantes.

Player In My Pocket: Ryo Miyaichi, Arsenal Youngster On Loan At Feyenoord (Or Possible Pokemon Character)

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Player In My Pocket: The best way to show off any football player that deserves adoration. This week Ted Harwood puts Ryo Miyaichi, the youngster from Japan that Arsenal loaned to Feyenoord, in his...

PIMP: Milan Lalkovic, Chelsea Youth Player, Slovakia U-21, Speed Demon And Twitter Puzzler

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Player In My Pocket: The best way to show off any football player that deserves adoration. This week it's Milan Lalkovič, a Chelsea Youth and Reserves player who shows off both his speed and his abs.

Alexis Sanchez, Udinese Boy Wonder And Chelsea Transfer Target: Player In My Pocket

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Alexis Sanchez, El Niño Maravilla and Chilean international, has been lighting up the pitch for Udinese. And it's not hard to see why.

Player In My Pocket: Fiorentina Captain and Italian International Riccardo Montolivo

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Player In My Pocket: Fiorentina Captain and Italian International Riccardo Montolivo

Player in My Pocket: Borussia Mönchengladbach/USMNT Midfielder Michael Bradley

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Player in My Pocket: Borussia Mönchengladbach/USMNT Midfielder Michael Bradley

Player In My Pocket: Former Aston Villa Midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger

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"Player In My Pocket" is a weekly column in which writers discuss the wonder of certain players, going beyond just the football pitch. This week Liz Owen tells us why West Ham midfielder Thomas...

Player In My Pocket: Stéphane Sessegnon, Proving We All Have A Thing For Attacking Midfielders

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This week's Player in My Pocket, written by Andrew Cieslak, focuses on PSG midfielder Stéphane Sessegnon. The Ligue 1 playmaker deserves much more attention than he gets.

Players in my Pocket: Aston Villa Winger Stewart Downing

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While Kirsten is busy learning justice, Robert takes the chance to add a player to his pocket.

Player In My Pocket: Luke Varney, Blackpool Requests To Be "In A Relationship"

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Forward Luke Varney has proved to be a revelation for the Seasiders this season, scoring four goals in ten matches. But will Blackpool be able to hang on to him come January?

Player In My Pocket: After Uruguay Loss To Chile, Fernando Muslera Probably Needs A Hug

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Every week, Kirsten Schlewitz chooses a new player to carry around in her pocket. This week, it's Lazio and Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera, whose blunders against Chile on Wednesday mean he...

Player In My Pocket: Barry Bannan--Hands Off The Young Aston Villa Midfielder

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A weekly feature on 7500 to Holte covering football players who have a reason to be inside a pocket, whether it is their skill, their size, their speed, or something else.Barry Bannan may be young,...

Player In My Pocket: Wesley Sneijder, In The Running For Ballon d'Or

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A weekly feature on 7500 to Holte covering football players who have a reason to be inside a pocket, whether it is their skill, their size, their speed, or something else.

Player In My Pocket: Miroslav Stoch, Slovakia Game Changer And Fenerbahçe New Face

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A weekly feature on 7500 to Holte covering football players who have a reason to be inside a pocket, whether it is their skill, their size, their speed, or something else. This week, it's...

Player In My Pocket: Fredy Montero Moves Dangerously

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A weekly feature on 7500 to Holte covering football players who have a reason to be inside a pocket, whether it is their skill, their size, their speed, or something else. This week the focus is on...

Player In My Pocket: Ryan Harley, Exeter's Midfield Wizard

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Player In My Pocket: Ryan Harley, Exeter's Midfield Wizard

Salomon Kalou: Player In My Pocket

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Salomon Kalou: Player In My Pocket

Andrey Arshavin: Player In My Pocket

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Andrey Arshavin: Player In My Pocket--the weekly musings of Kirsten Schlewitz on random football players

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