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Vinnie Jones

Tough man of soccer proves that he's a sweetheart underneath

Juventus players aren't the only Italian footballers in town this week. Fiorentina star Christian Vieri was here on Tuesday to promote his own casual wear label at Causeway Bay's Fashion Walk.

Thursday, 22 May, 2008, 12:00am

VINNIE GIVES SNEAK PREVIEW

Footballer turned Hollywood actor Vinnie Jones proved clothes make the man when he forgot to draw the curtains while dressing for the Hong Kong launch of his new clothing line.

4 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Hard man Jones to provide trick or two for quiz masters

Sports fans, with a few killjoy exceptions, love quizzes.

They are a chance to put into use all that knowledge, useful and otherwise, you have gathered over the years while watching and reading about sport.

Quizzes, be they organised or off the cuff over a beer or five, give people the opportunity to put one over their mates or the know-it-alls on the other team.

15 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

ME AND VINNIE JONES

OFF the pitch, it's never looked so promising for Vinnie Jones, English soccer's most infamous hardman.

Acclaimed for his role in a cult film about London gangsters, Jones has also released an autobiography packed with tales of bone-scraping tackles, drink-fuelled rampages and his blind loyalty to those who stand by him.

27 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Vinnie shocker

WIMBLEDON hardman Vinnie Jones has threatened to quit the club he loves after their most successful season.

Jones is set to walk away from Selhurst Park if club owner Sam Hammam cannot come up with a satisfactory cash offer to make him stay.

21 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Wimbledon deserve credit for success against all the odds

DEAR PREMIER SOCCER, Further to your article on Wimbledon FC in last Friday's Premier Soccer, I would like to add my support for the Dons, who always seem to get a bad press.

As an Everton fan, I saw Wimbledon win 4-2 at Goodison Park last season and thought they played some good football, certainly not the long-ball game.

18 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Bad boy to fight big fine

CONTROVERSIAL English player Vinnie Jones will contest his record ?20,000 Football Association fine at a January 13 hearing in London.

The midfielder with Premier League strugglers Wimbledon was found guilty of bringing the game into disrepute for his role in a best-selling video ''Soccer's Hard Men''.

5 Jan 1993 - 12:00am