Former Everton manager Howard Kendall made an interesting point in his column in the Liverpool Echo yesterday.
The 67-year-old suggested that the current Arsenal side lack “real leaders” they once had in the likes of Tony Adams and Patrick Vieira.
The rubber on the bats are crucial, the glue used to stick them on the paddle is policed to ensure fair play.
The table tennis bats are checked before international contests.
The white ball used in table tennis has never come into focus, though, until now.