Perhaps this was continuing a theme of attracting as little attention as possible. Or maybe the idea was simply to hand a thrill to a young amateur golfer.
The Spurs centre-half was full of praise for the club’s back-up defensive options in keeping a clean sheet at Turf Moor.
They say a change of scenery is as good as a rest and Alastair Cook looks to have benefited from both if the performance of England’s Test captain on day one of this opening tour match is anything to go by.
Tiger Woods declared himself ready to end a near seven-year wait for a 15th major victory, and what would surely rank amongst the most sensational of all, after taking to the course for 11 holes at Augusta National on Monday.
Garth Crooks suggests that Joey Barton is key to Queens Park Rangers’ Premier League survival hopes.
Rangers manager Stuart McCall speaks highly of Newcastle United-owned attacking midfielder Haris Vuckic.
Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn was delighted with the performance of Kalvin Phillips.
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has praised the work rate and training ethic of the current side.
Stan Collymore has suggested four players he feels haven't worked out at Tottenham Hotspur.
Inter director Piero Ausilio is in England watching transfer targets and his next stop will be at Old Trafford where he has two objectives.
Inter rejected the chance to bring Chelsea striker Fernando Torres to San Siro on loan, according to transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio.
Reports in Italy state that Juventus had a scout at Chelsea's Champions League clash with Galatasaray to watch three potential targets.