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Nemanja Matic said “every player was sad” after Chelsea were beaten by Sunderland [Chelsea TV]

Bet on Chelsea and claim a £50 free bet. Nemanja Matic was wheeled out to speak to Chelsea TV on Saturday night following Sunderland jaw-dropped win at Stamford Bridge, and the winter Blues signing tried to explain what the feeling was like as a Chelsea player after the loss. Matic believed that Chelsea’s players “gave our [...]

Paul Merson’s comedy commentary for Cardiff’s second ‘goal’ v Stoke that turned out to be a dud [Sky Sports]

Paul Merson delivered some wonderful screwed-up commentary during Cardiff’s 1-1 draw with Stoke on Saturday. Merson was picked to watch the Bluebirds vital match at home to Stoke in the Premier League for the Gillette Soccer Saturday show on Sky Sports, and the former Arsenal man gave the funniest commentary of the day when he [...]

Fan cam video Paul Pogba’s superb winner for Juventus v Bologna

Juventus are within touching distance of being crowned Serie A champions after the Bianconeri beat Bologna 1-0 in Turin on Saturday night. The hero for Juventus was French superstar midfielder Paul Pogba, who won the match with his seventh goal of the season. After the game Pogba seemed to suggest that his long term future [...]

Betting tips for Everton v Manchester United: Predicted line-ups & essential facts and stats

Bet online on Everton v Manchester United with and bag yourself a free bet worth up to £200. Predicted line-ups Everton: Tim Howard, Seamus Coleman, John Stones, Sylvain Distin, Leighton Baines, James McCarthy, Gareth Barry, Gerard Deulofeu, Ross Barkley, Kevin Mirallas & Romelu Lukaku. Phil Jagielka is expected to miss out again for Everton. [...]

Christian Eriksen’s reaction when asked about playing for Spurs manager Tim Sherwood was funny [Video]

Bet on Tottenham and claim a £50 free bet. It’s an open secret that Tottenham will replace Tim Sherwood at the end of the campaign, however for now Tactics Tim remains to head honcho at White Hart Lane. On Saturday Sherwood watched from the sidelines as Spurs claimed a 3-1 win over Fulham, in a match that again [...]

Norwich City vs. Liverpool: Premier League Live Score, Highlights, Report

Premier League— Carrow Road, East Anglia. Norwich City 0-0 Liverpool (KO: 12 p.m. BST /7 a.m. ET) With Chelsea dropping vital points in a home loss to Sunderland on Saturday, the stage is set for Liverpool to assume full command of the...Show More Summary

Slovakian footballer Viliam Macko scored a sublime rabona chip golazo after initially missing the ball completely

An outrageous goal was scored in Thailand on Saturday by little known Slovakian journeyman Viliam Macko. Macko, 32, joined Ang Thong FC in 2013, and on Saturday his side claimed a 2-0 away win at BBCU to maintain their spot on top of the domestic first division. Macko bagged an amazing goal in the match, however he [...]

Betting tips for Hull v Arsenal: Predicted line-ups & essential facts and stats

Bet online on Hull v Arsenal with and bag yourself a free bet worth up to £200. Predicted line-ups Hull: Steve Harper, Alex Bruce, Curtis Davies, James Chester, Ahmed El Mohamady, Tom Huddlestone, Maynor Figueroa, Jake Livermore, David Meyler, Nikica Jelavic & Shane Long. Steve Bruce will make wholesale changes from the side that [...]

Tottenham Should Never Have Sold Real Madrid's New Superstar Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale is serious headline news after his brilliant, match-winning goal for Real Madrid—and it showed exactly what Tottenham are missing. I am convinced he should still be a Spurs player, because I believe the club should neverShow More Summary

Betting tips for Norwich v Liverpool: Predicted line-ups & essential facts and stats

Bet online on Norwich v Liverpool with and bag yourself a free bet worth up to £200. Predicted line-ups Norwich: John Ruddy, Steven Whittaker, Russell Martin, Michael Turner, Martin Olsson, Robert Snodgrass, Bradley Johnson, Leroy Fer, Jonny Howson, Bradley Johnson, Nathan Redmond and Ricky van Wolfswinkel. Canaries captain Sebastien Bassong could come back into [...]

Manchester United want £50m Edinson Cavani as Robin van Persie’s replacement [Mail on Sunday]

Bet on Manchester United and claim a £50 bet. Are you joking?! The Mail on Sunday’s Rob Shepherd has once again used his weekend column to promulgate a transfer rumour that seems extremely difficult to believe. According to the pseudo-tabloid, Manchester United are ready to shell out a significant amount of cash in order to [...]

Tottenham eyeing £20m move for Danny Welbeck, who has 2 years left on Man United deal [Mirror]

The Sunday Mirror today claim Tottenham are interested in Manchester United forward Danny Welbeck. Spurs look set to splash the cash on at least one big name striker but Dave Kidd rules out a move for Romelu Lukaku (due to lack of Champions League football) and Christian Benteke (due to injury). The Sunday Sun also [...]

Everton vs. Manchester United: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

Everton lost valuable ground in the race for a Champions League spot in midweek, as Crystal Palace recorded a shock 3-2 win over the Toffees at Goodison Park. Roberto Martinez’s side were two points behind fourth-place Arsenal with a...Show More Summary

Norwich vs. Liverpool: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

Mission one of four on Liverpool’s title quest sees the Reds take to Carrow Road, knowing that a win over Norwich will see them edge closer to Premier League glory as the season approaches its climax. With Chelsea and Manchester City...Show More Summary

Jose Mourinho also blamed Mike Dean & Mike Riley in post Sunderland interview on Chelsea TV

In fairness to Jose Mourinho, at least the Chelsea boss is consistent. The Special One told Sky Sports four points after losing to Sunderland. And, it was the same in the press conference after his first Stamford Bridge defeat in 78 games. So, when Mourinho spoke to Chelsea TV, he stuck to his four points. [...]

Man United, Liverpool & Arsenal are all after £20m Sociedad star Antoine Griezmann [Sunday Mirror]

A fluffy article appears in the Sunday Mirror this weekend as readers are told that Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal are all after chasing Real Sociedad star Antoine Griezmann. Griezmann, who has long been linked with a move to the Premier League, is under contract at Sociedad until June 2016. The 23 year-old, who may well be [...]

D.C. United 1, Columbus Crew 1

After reading my match report with a few quotes from D.C. United’s 1-1 draw at Columbus, let’s chat about that obvious goal-scoring opportunity that should have resulted in a red card. I have cued up this highlight package to the 71st minute when Columbus defender Giancarlo Gonzalez fouled Eddie Johnson from behind as the United forward cruised toward […]

MLS Reporter Takes a Ball to the Back of the Head, Keeps Reporting

Kelli Tennant was covering the Los Angeles Galaxy's game against the Vancouver Whitecaps when an errant ball nailed the back of her head. Like a true professional, Tennant keeps going after the startling shot to her head. [Vine, h/t USA Today's FTW] Read more World Football news on

Paris Saint-Germain vs. Lyon: 6 Things We Learned in the Coupe De La Ligue Final

Paris Saint-Germain lifted their first domestic cup of the QSI -era on Saturday night with a challenging 2-1 victory over Olympique Lyonnais at the Stade de France. Edinson Cavani gave PSG the dream start after just three minutes, bursting...Show More Summary

Juventus vs. Bologna: 6 Things We Learned

With the early evening kick-off this weekend, Juventus hosted Bologna knowing that they were just eight points away from clinching their third consecutive Serie A title. That would be a historic achievement, something that neither Marcello...Show More Summary

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