If the Godfather Part II was the greatest sequel of all-time, then tomorrow's second part of the Arsenal-Liverpool trilogy should be a cracker.
However be aware that would mean next Tuesday's concluding part is likely to be a stinker especially if Rafa Ford Benitez Coppola opts to give his untalented offspring a leading role in the encounter.
All three tabloids have felt the need this morning to big-up part deux with the "news" on the back page that Dutch official Pieter Vink, who denied the Gunners a penalty when Dirk Kuyt felled Alex Hleb, comes from the same neighbourhood as the Liverpool man and they have known each other for years.
Vink (seen in the picture, asking Kuyt to pull his finger), told the Current Bun: "It's ridiculous to say I made the decision because I'm Dutch."
In terms of conspiracy theories it does seem right up there with "Stephen King killed John Lennon", "Kentucky Fried Chicken makes black men impotent" and is even more left-field than anything Mohammed Al-Fayed could come up with.
But ED loves a bandwagon so unless something happens by Noon today we're running our top story as:
Liverpool have had a "psychological boost" ahead of Saturday's match with the revelation that referee Phil Dowd is from Stoke-on-Trent.
With the Potteries a mere hour's drive from Liverpool any dubious decisions will surely go with the visitors.
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ED has a conspiracy theory - that Emmanuel Eboué has had an inner ear infection for the entire season.
This infection seemingly is not only affecting his balance but also his passing, tackling, marking and shooting.
How else can it be explained that a player who came into the Arsenal team as a dynamic, energetic full-back has now been transformed into a complete passenger seemingly incapable of the most simple tasks.
We are unclear what the local slang is for "sack of spuds" in the Cote d'Ivoire but we'd love to know.
Eboue is going through what the Americans call the "sophomore slump" or the tricky third album phase.
ED finds it surprising as usually an unexplained, dramatic loss of form is reserved for people called Lee - Sharpe, Bowyer, Chapman, van Cleef (come on, he was in Cannonball Run 3)
Are there any players at your club who have gone from world beaters to panel beaters in the space of a few months - feedback at the bottom.
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Do you like those stats Sky stick across the bottom of the screen during games like "Liverpool have only been beaten twice when over 20% of the crowd are practising Greek Orthodoxs."
Well a mildly interesting stat came to an end 21 years ago tomorrow which is the anniversary of the 1987 Littlewoods Cup final between Arsenal and Liverpool.
Ian Rush had been on the scoresheet in almost 150 games for Liverpool and they hadn't lost before a Charlie Nicholas brace at Wembley ended that run.
Champagne Charlie had been having an Eboue of a first season in London before substitute Perry Groves - signed for 50 grand earlier that season from Colchester (this was the 80s people) - outpaced Gary Gillespie and found Nicholas whose shot took a wicked deflection off Ronnie Whelan for the winner seven minutes from time.
Little did the Scot know that sort of fortunate, scuffed goal a mere two decades later would be known as a Lampard.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Don't ask too much of him in these relegation scraps, as he is not a relegation type of player. He's a quality type of player," so why did Woy Hodgson sign Jari Litmanen?
FOREIGN VIEW: David Beckham scores one goal and sets up another in a 2-0 Los Angeles Galaxy win over the San Jose Earthquakes - there is a full match report on the site and remember there's no easy games in international football.
TALKING POINT: Remember we want the biggest disappointments at your club - and tomorrow also sees those 12 words you only hear once a year - "as they cross the Melling Road it is over to John Hamner". Yes, we're also looking for the winner of the Grand National and by noon, we will decide on the official ED National selection that you should stick your worthless Northern Rock mortgage on. So give us your pick - the more spurious reason for your choice the better.
COMING UP: All the weekend team news plus the Grand National pinstickers guide!