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FIFA Award 2026 World Cup To Fox Without Taking Any Bids

The most corrupt organisation in sport have done it again. FIFA have awarded the rights to the 2026 World Cup 11 years in advance without even consulting ESPN or NBC. Fox have previously outbid ESPN and NBC for World Cups in 2018 and 2022 so the fact that they will air the 2026 World Cup is not a surprise. However, …

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Wesley Sneijder Scores Golazo Brace For Galatasaray

Last night Wesley Sneijder scored two absolute stunners for Turkish side Galatasaray. Going up against Konyaspor in the Turkish Cup, Sneijder led his side to a 4-1 victory with two goals of immeasurable quality.   His first was a trademark screamer And his second was equally sublime Still just 30 years of age, one has to wonder how that highly …

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Sports Photo Of The Year Announced

The World Press Sports Photo of the Year has just been announced. As is often the case, this photo is primarily about the story that comes with it. Lionel Messi, regarded by many as the greatest footballer of all time, has pretty much won it all. However, there is one trophy which has eluded him. Many Argentinians in particular believe that …

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Andy Tate Goes On Another “Don’t Care” Rant

The biggest super fan around at present, Andy Tate was interviewed after Manchester United’s win over Burnley last night. Asked about the new billion pound Premier League television deal, Tate got the neck up and had just a bit of a rant. “Greed, greed, greed”… this one is certainly worth a watch.   

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Should Manchester United Sack Louis van Gaal?

It may be somewhat premature to talk about another change of management at Old Trafford, however considering the global stature of the club and its ambitions, a summer departure for Louis Van Gaal is by no means inconceivable. John Murphy looks at The Iron Tulip’s performance thus far and some of the major reasons why he could be shown the …

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CONFIRMED: David De Gea Negotiating a New Contract

Great news for Manchester United fans after a poor performance at Upton Park.   This season has been rather bizarre for Manchester United. Performances have varied hugely from one week to the next and with Louis Van Gaal at the helm, there have been an uncomfortable number of similarities with the tenure of one David Moyes. One thing however has …

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Five Talking Points From West Ham vs Manchester United

It was a strange game at Upton Park. The first half had one wondering how The Hammers were not in front, by the end of the second half one had to ask how United hadn’t snatched the three points. John Murphy gives us the talking points.    1. Is Rooney Being Wasted In Midfield?  At present United have a plethora …

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VIDEO: Mayweather Leaks Meeting With Manny Pacquiao

This is the big one. Potentially the most anticipated fight since Ali vs Foreman, boxing fans around the world have been musing over the mouth watering prospect of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather going head to head for many years.   In recent months the murmurs have grown into roars with most convinced that the titanic clash will eventually take …

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Highlights: Dortmund Cruise Past Freiburg

It has been a season to forget for Borussia Dortmund. Starting the campaign with ambitions of once again challenging Bayern Munich for the Bundesliga, Dortmund are now not even thinking about a Champions League spot. They are simply hoping to avoid relegation.  After a 1-0 loss at home to Augsburg mid-week, the Yellow Wall finally began to turn on Jurgen …

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Highlights: Atletico Hose Real

Well who saw that one coming? Atletico four, Real Madrid, zero.  Real Madrid left this one with 1 shot on target but one has to wonder how they would have done had Cristiano Ronaldo been playing…oh no wait, he was. There will surely be an inquest behind the scenes at the Bernabeu after that performance. Four goals without reply. Atletico …

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Five Talking Points From Spurs vs Arsenal

Both teams arrived into the North London Derby in rare form. With Arsenal having won five of their last six and Spurs moving to within three points of fourth in the same period, everything was set up for a cracking encounter at White Hart Lane this afternoon. And it certainly didn’t disappoint.  1. A Game of Two Halves In the …

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Mourinho Goes Marshawn Lynch

Jose Mourinho was not very happy at his press conference on Friday. Still perhaps convinced of a media and Premier League “campaign” against his team, the  self declared Special One decided to be quite limited with the press yesterday. Essentially avoiding commenting on any thing with any substance, Mourinho’s impression of Marshawn Lynch here wasn’t far off point.    Not …

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Spurs vs Arsenal: The 5 Greatest North London Derbies

This weekend sees some thumper derbies take place across Europe but this one is arguably the biggest. It’s safe to say that Arsenal and Spurs fans aren’t very fond of each other and given the fact that the contests between the two often end up as goalfests, we simply can’t wait for Saturday afternoon. After a frantic discussion in the …

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Is The End Near For Jurgen Klopp?

The past four years at Borussia Dortmund has seen Jurgen Klopp claim two Bundesliga titles while also guiding his side to a Champions League final. However, after a dismal season thus far, the 1-0 loss to Augsburg on Wednesday night finally saw the Dortmund faithful losing patience with both their team and manager.  Widely regarded across Europe as the best …

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Man United Signing Andy Kellet Scores A Golazo

Yesterday evening Manchester United fans reacted to the news that they had signed a Bolton reserve with head scratching confusion. “Andy…who? Kettle? What is going on? Where are we?” Don’t worry boys, we don’t quite get it either. However, based on the clip below there might be more to this signing than meets the eye. Tight control, pace and a …

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The Top Ten Superbowl Commercials 2015

You know the deal, for the once a year NFL fan the commercials are often more enthralling than the game itself. This year didn’t disappoint. In no particular order here’s our top ten adverts from the cracking game last night.    1. Mophie: All-Powerless 2. The Data-Vulture: T-Mobile 3. Snickers – The Brady Bunch 4. BMW i3 – Newfangled Idea …

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