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Union Berlin hosts 27,500 fans singing Christmas carols in their stadium [Video]

Every year German football club Union Berlin had a special Christmas carol service, and this year was no different. In an amazing scene, a reported 27,500 fans turned up at the Sadion An de Alten Forsterei on Tuesday night to enjoy the festive season in song. Many of the fans turned up in Santa hats, while a series of […]

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola appointed manager of Serie A side Cagliari

Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola is back in football. After stints at West Ham and Watford, 48-year-old Zola got the job at Serie A side Cagliari on Christmas Eve. The Sardinian side announced the appointment of the former Chelsea striker, who finished his playing career at Cagliari in 2005, in a statement on their official website. Zola is […]

Catania have three men sent off in three minutes in a 3-2 defeat to Cittadella [Video]

In fact Catania had four players sent off in the match. A bizarre game played out on Christmas Eve in Italy as Cittadella beat Catania 3-2, while the visitors had four players sent off in the game. After Fabian Rinaudo picked up two bookings by the 52nd minute, Catania finished the match on a furious frenzy as three […]

Grading Luis Enrique's First Few Months as Barcelona Manager

When Luis Enrique came home to Barcelona the reaction to his appointment was mixed to say the least. For those supporters tired of Tata Martino's long-ball game, having an ex-captain back as manager was manna from heaven. A player steeped...Show More Summary

B/R Experts Predict Top Matches in World Football for Weekend Dec. 26-28

With the other major European leagues taking their winter breaks at Christmas, the Premier League is the focus for our Bleacher Report experts this week. Arsenal will be looking to kick-start the second half of their campaign on Boxing...Show More Summary

Liverpool Transfer News: Top Rumours Circling Reds on Christmas Day 2014

The Christmas celebrations have not stopped Liverpool being linked with a host of top talent in the January window, with Brendan Rodgers looking to steer his team back on course in 2015. Ahead of his team’s Boxing Day clash with Burnley,...Show More Summary

Real Madrid Transfer News: Top Rumours Circling Blancos on Christmas Day 2014

Despite possessing two of Europe’s finest goalkeepers in Iker Casillas and Keylor Navas, Real Madrid have been in negotiations with Chelsea about a potential transfer for Petr Cech. That’s according to the player’s agent, Victor Kolar,...Show More Summary

Chelsea Transfer News: Top Rumours Surrounding Blues on Christmas Day 2014

Atletico Madrid could be set to end Fernando Torres’ Chelsea nightmare by bringing him back to his boyhood club. That’s after the Rojiblancos president Enrique Cerezo dropped a major hint about the Spaniard’s future. “ He is not here but that does not mean that he won't be," said the president, per BBC Sport. Show More Summary

Manchester United Transfer News: Top Rumours on Christmas Day 2014

Radamel Falcao is considering potential options away from Manchester United, with rumours emerging that there are concerns from those at Old Trafford about the player’s long-term fitness, per (h/t Jack Watson of SquawkaShow More Summary

Queretaro’s AWOL Ronaldinho turns up on Instagram celebrating a family Christmas [Picture]

Natal em família. Feliz Natal para todos... Christmas with family. Merry Christmas to all.. Navidad de la familia. Feliz Navidad a todos.. A photo posted by Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (@ronaldinhooficial) on Dec 12, 2014 at 7:18pm PST Ronaldinho as been found! Mexican club Queretaro recently issued a public warning […]

Arsenal Transfer News: Top Rumours Circling Gunners on Christmas Day 2014

Throughout the early years of his Arsenal tenure, Arsene Wenger made something of a reputation for himself by plucking talent from the French top flight, and there have been reports linking the Gunners with similar moves in the upcoming...Show More Summary

Top 5 Premier League Bets, 26 December

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For football fans Christmas really starts on Boxing Day with a full Premier League betting coupon to get stuck into! editor Simon Hopper has already tipped some huge shocks this season including Swansea to beat Man Utd at 10/1, … Continue reading ?

Manchester United vs. Newcastle: Tactical Preview of Premier League Game

Manchester United host Newcastle United on Boxing Day in a repeat of the classic 4-3 encounter from 2012. The Red Devils' win streak came to an end at Villa Park on Saturday, and Louis van Gaal will be keen to right the wrongs of the...Show More Summary

Chelsea vs. West Ham United: Tactical Preview of Premier League Game

Chelsea meet West Ham United in a London Boxing Day fixture on Friday. Jose Mourinho will be looking to extend or retain his side's lead at the top of the Premier League table, while Sam Allardyce is looking to further gate-crash the...Show More Summary

Freddy Adu: Retracing Early Steps of United States' False Hero

The news-cycle narrative of Freddy Adu is true to form for the false hero of United States soccer: absent, disappointing and unfulfilled. Adu-mania shaped his career on the path to much Adu about nothing. "A blind man on a galloping horse can see [Adu's] talent," then DC United manager Ray Hudson said, per The Washington Times. Show More Summary

Possible Chelsea starting line-up vs West Ham United

Possible Chelsea starting line-up vs West Ham United - originally posted on League leaders Chelsea kick-off the round of Boxing Day fixtures by taking on high-flying West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on Friday. The Blues have a perfect home record thus far, but that is sure to be put to test … Read More ? From - Football News

Roberto Martinez Uncompromising Over Everton Style

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Everton manager Roberto Martinez is prepared to make changes as he seeks a winning formula – but in personnel and not style. The Toffees have lacked consistency and are 13 points down on the figure they had in the Barclays … Continue reading ?

What MLS Fans Can Expect From New Houston Dynamo Coach Owen Coyle

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Former Burnley, Bolton and Wigan manager Owen Coyle was named Head Coach of the Houston Dynamo earlier this month. Coyle replaces Dom Kinnear who is the only manager the Major League Soccer outfit has had since relocating from San Jose … Continue reading ?

Scottish Football Association Blocks Mike Ashley Move to Increase Shares in Rangers

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The Scottish Football Association has turned down a request from Rangers to allow Mike Ashley to increase his shareholding at Ibrox. Newcastle owner Ashley is understood to have signed up to an agreement with the SFA that limits his stake … Continue reading ?

Sam Allardyce Reflects on The Game That Helped Him Keep His West Ham Job

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Sam Allardyce believes a strong showing from his West Ham side in a goalless draw at Chelsea last season played a part in keeping him in a job. The Hammers boss, who also learnt on Wednesday that Alex Song will … Continue reading ?

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