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‘Not Mario Balotelli!’ Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers refuses point blank to discuss his striker [Video]

No surprises for guessing the first question Brendan Rodgers was hit with at his pre-Newcastle press conference today: Mario Balotelli. A journo wanted to get to the bottom of Balo’s beef with Jonjo Shelvey in last night’s win over Swansea, during which the pair had a couple of heated exchanges. But Rodgers was in no […]

Why Didier Drogba Has Usurped Peter Osgood as Chelsea's Greatest Striker

Peter Osgood was a phenomenal player, one of the finest strikers of his generation. A statue in his honour stands proud outside Stamford Bridge, welcoming fans into the West Stand. It guards the stadium, sending a warning to whoeverShow More Summary

Top 5 Must-See Soccer Games On TV This Weekend

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

The influx of investment into Manchester City has seen the Manchester derby become one of the biggest games on the continent, and ahead of this weekend’s clash between the age old rivals, there is plenty to get excited about. Aside … Continue reading ? Top 5 Must-See Soccer Games On TV This Weekend is a post from World Soccer Talk.

St Albans’ John Frendo fined for playing hooky: Skipped FA Cup tie and went to Spain to watch El Clasico

St Albans City striker John Frendo played hooky last week, and went on his very own real-life Ferris Beuller’s Day Off. Frendo skipped his Conference South side’s FA Cup tie to fly to Madrid and watch El Clasico at the Bernabeu, if you don’t mind. The club’s top scorer with 43 goals from 53 game last […]

Brave Man! Leon Osman reveals he challenged Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini to a fight

The most surprising part of this story from Leon Osman’s new autobiography is that Leon Osman has an autobiography. The Everton midfielder reveals in the tome that he nearly came to blows with Marouane Fellaini after an Everton game, and that the only reason it didn’t kick off was because Tony Hibbert intervened to break […]

Cristiano Ronaldo found James Rodriguez backstage at Liga awards, told him to go to his seat like a Goodfella [Video]

The below clip has been released by Spanish television showing the behind the scenes footage from the La Liga Awards 2013/14 held last Monday. The behind the scenes footage below is reminiscent of the scene from Goodfellas when Henry walks Karen through the back of the music hall, with the camera tracking behind. Cristiano Ronaldo […]

Verona vs. Lazio: Winners and Losers from Serie A Game

Mistakes at either end produced goals for both sides on Thursday as Hellas Verona and Lazio played to an entertaining 1-1 draw at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi. Lazio took the lead in the 42nd minute when Verona defender Vangelis Moras...Show More Summary

Liverpool cult hero Djimi Traore raises awareness for Ebola along with Obafemi Martins for Seattle Sounders

Liverpool cult hero Djimi Traore has taken part in this video to raise awareness for the Ebola crisis, which is spreading through parts of Africa and requires all the aid and research it can get. MLS franchise Seattle Sounders had Djimi, Oba Martins and Darlington Nagbe speak on the Ebola virus as part of the ‘Tackle […]

Manchester Derby Is Ideal Test for Marouane Fellaini to Prove United Improvement

If you had told a Manchester United fan two weeks ago that Marouane Fellaini would be starting the derby, they would have either laughed or cried. But after impressive performances against West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea, it would be...Show More Summary

Verona vs. Lazio: Score, Grades and Reaction from Serie A Game

Lazio missed the chance to make it five wins in a row in Serie A as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Verona on Thursday evening. Lazio, who would have moved within four points of league leaders Juventus with a win at the Bentegodi,Show More Summary

Manchester United agree to £44m fee with Monaco for permanent deal to buy Radamel Falcao [Goal]

Manchester United have agreed a permanent deal with Radamel Falcao’s parent club Monaco and are set to buy the Colombian striker, Goal claim. Goal report that United and Monaco have thrashed out a £44m / $70m transfer fee for the Colombian, which will be made official in the next few months. Goal add that the duration […]

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge tells Talksport his injuries may be hereditary and down to the ‘Caribbean vibes’

Daniel Sturridge has spoken of his injury problems in a surprisingly candid interview with Talksport. The Liverpool striker has had a torrid time with injuries since the start of the season, suffering a fresh muscle injury two weeks ago, just as he was about to return. The recovery and convalescence period has clearly led to […]

Manchester United’s Defense Faces Its Biggest Test Against Manchester City

yesterdaySports / Football : EPL Talk

Prior to last weekend’s showdown at Old Trafford, it was roundly stated that Manchester United was going to face its biggest challenge of the new campaign when Louis van Gaal’s side matched up with league leading Chelsea. Following the...Show More Summary

Shocker! Peter Crouch’s (Stoke) reckless high challenge v Southampton – only booked! (2nd yellow) [GIF]

Peter Crouch hasn’t got the most conducive body type for tackling; all knees and elbows.S So he normally refrains from it, but last night he decided to roll his sleeves up and get stuck in, with Stoke’s Cup tie with Southampton looking to be headed for extra-time. But the striker only went and got himself […]

Newlyweds wait outside Real Madrid training ground for autographs, Pepe & Toni Kroos the only ones who stop [Video]

A Real Madrid-supporting newlywed couple went straight from the chapel to the club’s training ground today, in the hope of getting best wishes autographs from their idols. Still in their wedding attire, they waved as each player passed by to try and get them to stop and sign their book, but the rare and bizarre […]

Roy Keane Slams Former Team-Mate Paul Scholes for His Media Punditry

Roy Keane is not a shy man. Ever since the former Manchester United captain's autobiography came out, Keane has shown that he's completely fine taking anyone to task. Now an assistant coach at Aston Villa, Keane has now aimed his words...Show More Summary

Ballon D'Or Rant Featuring Luis Suarez, Amazing Ronaldo and English Troubles

Stan Collymore joins Ryan Bailey to discuss the Ballon d'Or. Stan talks of his concern about a lack of contenders for the award from England and predicts this year's winner. Read more World Football news on

Jose Enrique & Suso sing ‘Mario Magnifico’ for Liverpool teammate Balotelli [Video]

Spaniards Jose Enrique and Suso have sent their support and affection to Liverpool teammate Mario Balotelli by recording a video singing his chant. The pair of them sang the ‘Mario Magnifico’ chant by the pool, which the Kop has adopted for the Italian striker – though they haven’t been able to use it too much […]

The top five Manchester derby moments in Lego form | Guardian brick-by-brick video

Earlier this year, The Guardian codded on to the fact that presenting things in Lego form instantly makes everything better and created their brick-by-brick series. The latest video counts down the top five Manchester derby moments. These obviously include the 6-1 thrashing City handed out to United at Old Trafford (here you can see a […]

Barcelona players Messi, Neymar and Mascherano play keepy-uppie game to get ball in basketball hoop

Barcelona stars Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Neymar were showing off their skills in training recently with a special kind of keepie-uppie game. The trio volleyed the ball to each other in an exercise that barely tested their world-class techniques, the objective being to get the football through the basketball hoop. Needless to say, they […]

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