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The Premier League champions were unsuccessful in their pursuit of a number of summer transfer targets, with interest in Cesc Fabregas, Leighton Baines and, finally, Ander Herrera all coming to nothing, and Moyes is concerned that his squad may lack the quality to challenge for Europe's top club prize.
Apparently sensing that the session was coming to nothing, the diplomats left after 5 p.
That's how it stayed until the hour mark with chances to both teams coming to nothing, before a superb move from Coleman's ended up with a great strike from Joe Phillips to double their lead and put some light between them and their opposition.
The UN will need to come up with a very clever plan to prevent three years of talks coming to nothing, considering the Turkish side will not be unhappy with such an outcome.
Brown is not the first manager to be backed to go, with gambles on Rafael Benitez, Harry Redknapp and Paul Hart so far coming to nothing.
But what is so frustrating is the feeling that years of battles to cut teenage pregnancies are at risk of coming to nothing.
Lassana Diarra seems to be going from Portsmouth and with the efforts they made to buy big this summer coming to nothing, watch this space.
Put into the mix the constant talk of the Chinese 2012 Olympic team setting up camp in Birmingham coming to nothing, and - whatever gloss you wanted to put on it - it wasn't the best PR for the city.