This post, written by Josh Burt, is republished with permission from The Spoiler. Go there often if you like soccer stuff.

People have been looking into the Man City microscope cooing over the training ground infighting as if team mates wanting to punch one another in the face in a brand new phenomenon. Not so. After the jump you'll find five thrillingly violent videos which may unwittingly inspire you to stomp around the office thumping people to show how passionate about your job you are.

Please don't.

Bruce Grobbelaar vs Steve McManaman

Kieron Dyer vs Lee Bowyer

John Hartson vs Eyal Berkovic

Freddie Ljungberg vs Olof Mellberg

Graeme Le Saux vs David Batty