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Zaha: players voted for me as dressing room DJ to stop old guitar music

Wilfried Zaha has told how he took over as Crystal Palace dressing room DJ after the other players decided that they preferred his mixes to the guitar...

Bolasie: I fell in love with English grime music in the school playground

Everton striker Yannick Bolasie remembers how he grew to love English grime music at school after coming to the UK as a baby. "I came here when I was...

Ox: no rappers on team bus to please Wenger

Arsenal dressing room DJ Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain knows when the music has to stop – when the players are on the team coach. Manager Arsène Wenger ...

Ox: Akon songs remind me of my first game at Arsenal – a 4-1 defeat

Listening to Akon reminds Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of the first time he played at Arsenal – a 4-1 drubbing for his Southampton Under-12 team. But he ...

Wilshere: my Arsenal initiation was to sing Happy Birthday to Gael Clichy

Jack Wilshere’s initiation at Arsenal was to sing Happy Birthday to Gael Clichy, the Manchester City defender who was then a Gooner. Midfielder Wil...

Zaha: It’s weird to me that Crystal Palace fans get star struck

Wilfried Zaha has admitted that he still finds it weird that young fans consider him as a hero. The Crystal Palace forward has been in brilliant form...

Young: here’s a first look at my new tiger tattoo

Ashley Young has finally revealed his new tattoo – a stunning tiger’s head that covers his left hand. The Manchester United wide man revealed tha...

Bolasie: I couldn’t afford vinyl as a kid so I taped music from the radio

He may be a wealthy Premier League star, but Yannick Bolasie remembers a time when he was a kid and couldn’t even afford vinyl records – so he tap...

Zaha: Palace shirt would look even better with some designer rips

Wilfried Zaha loves the Crystal Palace shirt – but thinks it would look even better with a few fashionable designer rips in it. "I think it's a dec...

Young: school dinners? I wanted to eat fast to go and play football

Ashley Young remembers his school dinners – as something to shovel down him as fast as possible so he could get outside and play football. "When it...