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Imagine, the very spin doctors who have sought to assure Scotland that Wallace is minding the shop are frightened he might smash something.
I wanted the world's coolest defender minding the shop when Charles (23 in one season as centre-half for Juventus) went up for goals.
Maynard's day minding the shop has strengthened the Taffia's infiltration of English cricket, where Lord's godfather David Morgan, director of cricket Hugh Morris and Fletcher all came to power from Glamorgan.
RICKY Sbragia admitted Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn had changed his world after he went from minding the shop to being charged with saving Sunderland from relegation in the space of a weekend.
The crossed wires forced Freddie Flintoff, who had been appointed skipper for the whole Ashes series, to issue a reminder that he was minding the shop now.
before Liverpool's opening game of next term after recovering from a tear to the wall of his heart, with caretaker manager Phil Thompson 4-1 to still be minding the shop.