LITESPORT London Lite Friday, 6 November 2009 37 LITE&biTTer Gotanaxetogrind?Doithere... lRE ARSENAL USA (LITESPORT 05/11) Yanks a lot for the match report, but I think youll find the net cage is actually referred to as the goal sack! James G lRE ARSENAL USA: presumably the library will become the silent zone once the Americans take over. Smiff, EN1 lRE ARSENAL USA: surely Fabregas is the quarter-back, Sagny and Clichy running backs and Senderos foolback! Don21 lRE ARSENAL USA: at what point did Peter Hill Wood decide he did want Stan Kroenkes sort after all? Typical Gooners. Crocker lRE ARSENAL USA: why would Arsenal go down the road that has led to Liverpools complete and utter disintegration? Macca To be considered for publication, texts must be submitted with name and address or postcode. Please restrict messages to 25 WORDS. Thanks. >>Text TELLUS to 65800 followed by a space and your messageEach text costs 50p plus standard network charges >>Text LL ranT to 65400 Terms apply. See As the twits feel jaded, Colly says hes raring to go PAUL COLLINGWOOD did his best to lift the England camp in Bloemfontein before tonights openingtourgame,insisting:My batteries are recharged. Spinner Graeme Swann twit- tered: Wish I was at home for the fireworks and bonfires, if only to see if I could accidently cause as much damage as last New Years Eve,andpacemanJimmyAnder- son lamented: Woke up with a sour taste in my mouth after los- ing to a stocky Yorkshireman in table tennis comp last night... And today, Swann told of the shortages making lives a misery in Africa: Its been a week now sincemylastPercyPig.Theshakes are still with me but the cravings are starting to subside. But the ever-optimistic Colling- wood said before tonights day- night 50-over warm-up clash against the Diamond Eagles: Mentally it has been a hard slog, butyouneverknowwhereyouare until youve had a break. It does refresh you a hell of a lot to be at home for three weeks with the family and just recharg- ing the batteries. The 33-year-old suffered a torn buttock muscle during the Cham- pions Trophy semi-final defeat against Australia which ruled himoutof playingforDelhiinthe ChampionsLeague,butheinsists: Its absolutely fine now. I feel great, raring to go and excited really. I never want to get injured but it was a godsend, I tell you. Tonight? I think when we tour Australia and here, you do come up opponents who are desperate to beat you and beat you well. So well make sure the experi- encedguyswillguidetheyounger guys and go out there 100 percent becauseanythingless,therecould be a hiccup there. We want to start off well, we want to win the games, but also get the right kind of practice out of it as well. lNEAL COLLINS will be touring South AfricawithEnglandforthefullTestseries --andcheckingoutthe2010WorldCup venues. Go to or follow nealcol on today:PresidentsXi,Bloemfontein sunday:PresidentsXi,KimBerley tuesday:sAfricAA,20/20Bloemfontein nov13:first20/20,JohAnnesBurg nov15:second20/20,JohAnnesBurg the week aheadBY NeaL COLLINS On the Paul: Collingwood batting in Bloem yesterday index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html