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Richard Barrett is a Co-Founder and Head of Content at Pundit Arena. You can follow him on Twitter via @TheBoyBarrett .

Ex-Sunderland Striker Denies Using Rapper As Human Sacrifice

And the award for the most bizarre story of the year goes to…. Ex-Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan will hold a press conference today (Wednesday) to deny claims that he used a friend of his, rapper Castro, as a human sacrifice. Castro and Janet Bandu went on a July holiday with Gyan and his family. However, they went missing during the trip and …

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US Soccer Fans Don’t Realise They’re Speaking To Clint Dempsey

Clint Demspey would struggle to walk around London without people recognising him. As the captain of the US national team (USMNT), one would think he would have the same difficulty in New York. Wrong. These so-called ‘fans’ of the beautiful game in NYC didn’t even realise they were being interviewed by their national team captain. Check out the video.  

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WATCH: All Four Of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Goals

Cristiano Ronaldo was in scintillating form yet again for Real Madrid last night, getting on the score-sheet four times in their clash with Elche. The goals brought his tally to seven in two games, following his hattrick over the weekend. Here’s the goal machine in action: Goal No. 1 Goal No. 2 Goal No. 3 Goal No. 4 Ronaldo now has 25 hattricks …

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Liverpool: Images Of Impressive Anfield Redevelopment Released

Images of Liverpool’s planned redevelopment of Anfield have been released and the upgraded stadium should please fans. The £260 million redevelopment plans have been given the greenlight by the planning committee in Liverpool and will increase the overall capacity of the famous ground to nearly 59,000. Here are some images of the proposed outcome of the development:

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Ten Reasons Chris Forrester Is The Irish Zidane

The closest thing we’ve had to Zinedine Zidane in Ireland may have been Zinedine Kilbane, but Chris Forrester is ready to take the crown. Here are ten reasons why Chris Forrester is the Irish Zidane. 1. He shoots when he wants. 2.  He nonchalantly celebrates good goals. 3. He oozes composure. 4. He can do it against the big teams. …

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Republic of Ireland Squad Includes Eight Strikers

Martin O’Neill has named his Republic of Ireland squad for the upcoming fixtures with Gibraltar and Germany. The Ireland manager has decided to name eight strikers, with Conor Sammon, who scored for Ipswich last night, getting a call up. Ireland face Gibraltar on Saturday, October 11th at the Aviva where three points is a must. They travel to Germany on the …

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NFL Players Try To Guess What Rugby Terms Mean

To celebrate the NFL International Series 2014, some of the NFL’s stars were in Wembley last week. With Wembley hosting two Rugby World Cup fixtures next year, the IRB decided to test the knowledge of the NFL players and the results were hilarious. The players began by referring to rugby as “gladiator like” and expressing their respect for the world’s rugby …

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Mike Tyson Goes Crazy On Live TV

Mike Tyson is no stranger to controversy, and he lived up to his volatile reputation when he lost it on live TV in Canada. Tyson was in Toronto promoting his show Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, when Toronto News anchor Nathan Downer asked the boxing legend a question that dug up past crimes. We won’t ruin it for you. Here’s the video:

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Floyd Mayweather Announces Retirement Date

Floyd Mayweather has announced his plans for retirement in a press conference ahead of his bout with Marcos Maidana this weekend. Mayweather and Maidana clash for the second time in a matter of months, with the pound-for-pound champ looking to stretch his record to 47-0. Speaking ahead of the eagerly anticipated rematch from Mayweather’s victory in May, Pretty Boy Floyd announced that …

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NFL Star Leaves Ridiculously Low Tip In Restaurant, Owner Takes To Social Media

An outraged Philadelphia restaurant posted a receipt to their Facebook page after Philadelphia Eagles star LeSean McCoy apparently tipped them just twenty cents on a $62 meal. PYT restaurant in Philadelphia decided to post the picture after the manager claimed McCoy was given impeccable service, but still tipped a measly 0.03% of the bill. The bill total was $61.56 and McCoy …

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German Fans Continue Digs At England Following World Cup Success

German supporters continue to revel in their World Cup success, while taking pops at England at the same time. As we all know, there’s no love lost between Germany and England. The two nations have had some titanic battles on the pitch, and games between the sides have always been feisty affairs. Germany’s supporters teased England fans throughout the World …

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Kosovo Win First Ever Home Game

Kosovo recorded a historic 1-0 victory over Oman to secure a win in their first ever home game. The game took place at Pristina’s City Stadium and a raucous crowd spurred their side onto a wonderful victory. Oman, a side that Ireland beat 2-0 earlier in the week, were the opponents. A late penalty was the difference between the sides, as …

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Lampard: I Would Have Accepted A New Chelsea Contract

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has revealed he would have remained at Stamford Bridge for another year had he been offered a new contract. The Manchester City midfielder spent thirteen years with Chelsea before leaving as a free agent in June. Lampard was central to Chelsea’s success over the past decade and made history by becoming the club’s all-time leading goalscorer, …

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Chelsea Goalkeeper To Sign New Contract

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is set to sign a new contract with the club, when he returns from international duty with Belgium. The stopper looks to have beaten former incumbent Petr Cech to the number one goalkeeping spot and has now been rewarded for his performances. Courtois was pivotal to Atletico Madrid’s triumphant league campaign last season and also led …

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Chelsea Boss: Fabregas Was Moulded By Arsenal

Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, says he is not at all surprised by the way Cesc Fabregas has adapted on his return to the Premier League, pointing to his earlier years with Arsenal as key to his development. Fabregas has been central to Chelsea’s ascent to the top of the Premier League, recording some eye-catching assists. They currently sit at the top …

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Ex-Manchester United Striker Hits Out At Last Season

Javier Hernandez may no longer be a Manchester United player, but the wounds of last season remain fresh. Following the completion of his deadline day loan move to the Spanish capital, Hernandez was asked about the 2013/14 season at Old Trafford, a campaign that saw the Premier League champions finish in seventh position. “Last season was pretty bad for all …

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Fans React To Welbeck Having Medical At Arsenal

Manchester United striker Daniel Welbeck is having a medical at Arsenal, according to Sky Sports, and the reaction on Twitter has been hilarious. Arsene Wenger looks to have finally moved to bring in a striker, with Arsenal fans getting nervous as the clock ticked down on Deadline Day. With less than five hours until the deadline closes, Welbeck should become an Arsenal …

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