United vs Madrid match preview

Man United vs Real Madrid Preview

So the epic second leg of the Man United vs Real Madrid is set to commence in just a few hours time. Manchester United did well 2 weeks ago and came away from the Bernabeu with a 1-1 draw thanks to a Danny Wellbeck header, cancelled out by former United man Ronaldo. The game could have gone even better for …

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Cantona football rebels

Cantona’s TV series on Football Rebels to air on Al Jazeera

Eric Cantona’s back on the screen this time as a host of a 5 part documentary series which focuses on telling the stories of five football legends whose own social conscience and beliefs has caused them to try and use their power to change unfair regimes, start up opposition movements and to cause a fight for democracy in a bid …

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Best goal of 2013

The goal of 2013

Take a bow son… (or the equivalent in Turkish)… is surely the words that sexpest Andy Gray would be bellowing having seen this superb volley struck in the Turkish third division. Someone better sign this guy up quick!

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Schlupp Man United transfer

Man United in talks over Jeffrey Schlupp

Man United are in advanced talks with Leicester City regarding striker Jeffrey Schlupp who is currently on a trial at Old Trafford. Schlupp, a striker by trade but whom can also play at left back has impressed during his short spell in the first team at the Walkers Stadium having risen up though the youth team ranks. The Ghana international …

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giggs signs new deal

Giggs signs 1 year contract extension

Ryan Giggs glittering Man United career looks set to continue with the announcement that the Welshman has been offered a 1 year contract extension to keep him at the club until he’s 40 years of age. This will enable Giggs to complete his 23rd season as a first team player, something which will probably never be emulated again. Ferguson believes …

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arsenal vs bayern munich

Jack Wilshere almost in tears

its doubtful Jack Wilshere is the only Gunner feeling this way at the moment with an emotional response to the interviewers questions following Arsenal‘s hugely disappointing 3-1 loss at home to Bayern Munich last night in the Champions League. The German side dominated the game throughout, and if they hadn’t gifted Podolski with a goal things could have been a …

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Oldham v Everton fa cup

The Magic of the FA Cup

Having enjoyed another weekend of brilliant football thanks to the FA Cup coverage over on ITV, I feel its safe to say the magic is still held within the competition despite previous claims that the cup had lost its importance. Of course, perhaps Sky TV revenue based on league performance means that teams would rather finish strongly in the league …

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Robbie Rogers comes out as being gay

Robbie Rogers comes out as being gay, retires from football

A very sad story coming out from Robbie Rogers, the American former Leeds footballer now playing for Stevenage, who wrote on his blog that he was admitting his sexuality and retiring from the game. His blog is now down, presumably from the traffic surge, so here are some quotes from the 25 year old. He becomes the first professional footballer …

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Wellbeck header against Real Madridd

Real Madrid vs Man United – What Happened

Manchester United and Real Madrid played out a classicc encounter in the Berneabau last night to an entranced audience with both sides scoring headed goals. Danny Wellbeck put United in front with a very well placed header, doing well when under considerable pressure from Sergio Ramos. The goal came from a corner, another set-piece goal for Man United, and was …

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Dzeko charity ebay

Edin Dzeko is a hero

Glad to hear about footballers doing good deeds for a change, and although hero may be a bit over the top its the only word I could think of. He’s taken to selling some of his shirts to help out a charity in his home town in Bosnia where children without parents are cared for. A very worthy cause in …

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