Twenty-first Century gender balance may have reached a new dimension as the Guardian Sport segment reported that: "Arsenal's Armand Traore' was carried off the field on a stretcher with a "serious case of cramps". Replacement Gael Clichy empathized: "When you've got your friend, nobody knows the troubles we gulls, have seen!".
Trainers across sport have been whispering about the recent occurrence of menstrual cramps in male athletes."We don't know the cause for sure", declared Chelsea athletic trainer, Chelsea Clinton, "but I'm probably not the best chap to ask since Mum always said: 'Suck it up and run for President someday. Actually Daddy was always more sympathetic but since he was always off interviewing young interns his influence was slight".
Arsenal hopes Traore' will be back in time for the big date with Chelsea. "Armand is usually pretty regular and he should be full on in ovulation by the time of the match", Speculated Arsenal gynocologist-massage therapist,William Jefferson Clinton, Oxford-trained womanizer.