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Not content with causing outrage with the FCUK ad campaign for his company French Connection, Stephen Marks has now put his money behind the film being tipped as the next Reservoir Dogs, starring one Vinnie Jones. Beverley D'Silva meets the millionaire who gets a kick from controversy. Photograph by Sam Piyasena

Vinnie Jones found guilty of assault

THE footballer Vinnie Jones was yesterday found guilty of assault causing actual bodily harm and criminal damage.

Vinnie Jones denies biting neighbour

THE WELSH international footballer Vinnie Jones bit, punched and kicked a neighbour in a late-night row over a stile, a court was told yesterday.

Television: Voice of the Cup

John Motson, the BBC football commentator, wishes to sort out once and for all one of the nation's most burning debates - what sort of coat he wears. "People can't work out whether it's an anorak or a sheepskin coat," he admits. "The authorised version is that I haven't got an anorak, and my sheepskin coat is worn out. Which reminds me - I must get a new one for next season."

Vinnie Jones accused of assaulting neighbour

The Wimbledon footballer Vinnie Jones appeared in court yesterday accused of assault and criminal damage after a late-night dispute with a neighbour.

Police call for laser-pen study

Police superintendents yesterday called for research into the effects of laser pens, amid growing concern about their use.

Vinnie Jones on assault charge after row with neighbour

The controversial Wimbledon and Wales footballer Vinnie Jones has been charged with assault and criminal damage following an incident with his neighbour on Tuesday night, police said yesterday.

Football: Owen adds spirit to the spice

Wimbledon 1 Gayle 55 Liverpool 1 Owen 71 pen Attendance: 26,106

Rugby League: Rowley threatens to `do a Bosman'

Paul Rowley, the Halifax hooker, plans to become the first player in the game to challenge his contract under the Bosman Ruling.

Football: Vinnie Jones should count himself lucky but, foolishly, he is now threatening the system that made his overblown status possible

In the unlikely event that Vinnie Jones could be persuaded to look back beyond his last childish prank and explore the history of industrial relations in English football he would come across Jimmy Guthrie.

Wimbledon's positive response

Wimbledon 2 Leeds United 0

I squeeze each violation out of him, until we reach, with a shudder, `She shoved her hand down my jeans'

It's Saturday afternoon and I'm catching a disco nap. That's correct, a "disco nap". Say it with me: disco nap. That stolen hour that every dancing queen grabs at the weekend because he knows he'll be - what is the happening phrase? - "shaking that groove thang" until some ungodly, and unsightly, time on Sunday morning. So, I'm asleep, having my absolutely favourite dream, the one where Vinnie Jones begs to carry my love child and I force him to repeat the word "terracotta" over and over, when, suddenly, I'm jolted awake, and am experiencing that terrible moment when my I realise my eyes are wide open but everything's dark, and I imagine I'm the star of a Hollywood melodrama, you know, the sort where there's been a terrible collision between the heroine's face and the script, and the audience is waiting for the bandages to come off to see if she's blind, but then I remember I've simply forgotten to remove my eye mask. Again.
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