Liverpool FC team ‘bigger than The Beatles’ – Daily Gossip

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Today’s top gossip:

Liverpool FC defender Alvaro Arbeloa says he believes he and his teammates will eclipse The Beatles as Liverpool‘s most famous sons – if they win this year’s Premier League title.

“This team is on the way to becoming more famous that The Beatles,” he said, adding that the team’s season will be “historic” if they do manage to bag some silverware. They are currently in second place in the league, one point behind Manchester United (The Sun).

From the papers:

Liam Gallagher has allegedly been picked up by (Google Street View) cameras – having a drink at Camden pub The Queens. The Oasis man is seen sitting outside the pub, and is even pointing at the (Google) camera. Although all faces on (Google Street View) are blurred, an Oasis spokesperson said that the image in question is “very possibly” Gallagher. You can see the image by typing in “49 Regents Park Road London” into “Google Maps” (Google Street View).

The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr apparently dumped Agyness Deyn because he was tired of her partying lifestyle (The Sun).

Pete Doherty turned up to his gig in Leeds looking teary (Daily Star).

Amy Winehouse was helped over a fence in her Barnet, north London home by a mystery male friend (Various).

Goldie Lookin Chain have been asking promoters on their current tour if they can go onstage as early as possible so they’re not too drunk to perform (The Sun).

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are giving Paul McCartney a golden retriever they helped to breed – providing he calls it Colin, after the pup in the duo’s cult comedy ‘Spaced’ (Daily Star).

Chris Martin says he still feels like Coldplay have to justify their existence (The Sun).

Michael Jackson made his children wear blue plastic bags over their heads to protect their identity while leaving a medical centre in Beverly Hills (Daily Star).

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