>Football is a game of two halves so the old cliche goes. That includes a club’s shirt. It has a front and a back this is the tale of two halves from the world of football yesterday.

Well Gianfranco Zola may have been smiling yesterday when he was appointed the new West Ham United manager. However, turn the shirt over.

And there will be concerns still with the club board following last night’s news that the club’s shirt sponsors XL Travel have entered administration, which has left tens of thousands of tourists stranded overseas will all flights grounded.

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