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KEEPING YOUR ENEMIES CLOSE.

WOLVES' programme editor John Hendley is not known for his love of the Albion.

Rather infamously he was once involved in a spot of verbals with a former girlfriend about the time he was devoting to his beloved gold and black.

"You love the Wolves more than me," the lady in question said after a tiff.

"I love the Albion more than you," was Hendley's curt response.

So how then, on Black Country derby weekend of all weekends, do you account for his fraternisation with the opposition? He not only shared a 300-mile round trip to Saturday's AFC Wimbledon v Crewe match with two Baggies die-hards (official supporters' club chairman John Homer and vice-chairman Dave Holloway) as they continue their quest to visit every ground - old and new - in the country, but he also drove.

One can only guess the conversation did not involve football.

Stear clear of trouble, Richard RICHARD Stearman went silent as he took a call from a reporter this week.

All the reporter could hear was distant traffic noises and a shrill car horn.

Then the ever-so-helpful defender's voice became audible again.

"Sorry about that," he said. "Got a policeman behind pipping me!" Let's hope he was on handsfree.

He didn't learn that at Albion ISHMAEL Miller can expect a letter from the FA after reacting angrily to criticism following Nottingham Forest's defeat at Coventry.

The ex-Albion striker posted on Twitter: "Listen I don't wanna here (sic) anything bout I didn't look interested! Everyone can **** off if don't like it don't follow me!!!!!!!!!!!" Only a certain word wasn't asterisked out...

Miller did apologise but the damage was done.

Nicky sees Fearne-y side ''THERE is a bit of disquiet among rugby fans that Fearne Cotton will lead the inquest into the failed World Cup campaign," joked Radio Five Live's Scottish broadcaster Nicky Campbell. Actually, it's Fran Cotton, the former British Lion and England prop, who will chair an independent review of the RFU's structure.
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Publication:Birmingham Mail (England)
Date:Oct 17, 2011
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