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The Mother of all Nicknames

Posted by hakanrylander on November 18, 2008

Most of the time nicknames are extremely boring and predictable, like Giggsy, Scholsey and Curbs. But now and again they reach a completely different level. I learnt a couple from an entertaining story in The Times today, such as “Dissa” for former Manchester City and Everton defender Neil Pointon, and “Chris” for Kiki Musampa at Manchester City (it’s a worrying thought that City might actually be better than us at this particular game).

One Size

One Size


And the winner is: When he was at Oldham, Fitz Hall used to be called “One Size”.


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