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Top Ten Clips Of Fans Getting Hit Right In The Kisser

Following Manchester City star Yaya Touré’s wayward shot at the weekend, which unfortunately caught an unsuspecting little girl in the head, we have selected some of the most unfortunate instances of fans and reporters getting hit with an assortment of stray balls.  10. The Tamworth thunderbolt This tackle caused an absolute thunderbolt of a shot to fly into the crowd. Beware …

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Arsenal Boss: Chelsea Look Unstoppable

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes no-one is capable of challenging Chelsea for the Barclays Premier League title at the moment. Wenger saw his side suffer their second league loss of the season with a 2-1 defeat at Swansea on Sunday to leave the Gunners 12 points adrift of Jose Mourinho’s men. And Wenger says he cannot see anyone challenging a …

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Robbie Keane With Delicious ‘FIFA Assist’ For Donovan

Robbie Keane continues to wow fans throughout the United States and Sunday night was no different. The LA Galaxy marquee player scored a goal and added three assists during his side’s 5-0 win over Real Salt Lake. The highlight of the game came when Keane played Landon Donovan through with a delicious lob assist that the commentator referred to as an “L1 …

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Serie A – Returning To Its Former Glory?

Ciaran Murphy investigates whether the Serie A can pull itself out of its current slump and return to past glories. Like many football fans this writer has a deep love for Italian football. Having grown up in an age where it was all about Serie A, the beautiful game was played like a high stakes game of chess by a group …

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Newcastle Boss Thanks Ashley For Support

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has thanked club owner Mike Ashley for his show of faith after the Magpies recorded their fifth straight win. Ayoze Perez’s sublime opener and Fabricio Coloccini’s header gave the visitors a comfortable 2-0 victory at West Brom on Sunday. Pardew looked to be on the brink of losing his job two months ago with fans calling …

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Tottenham Slump Continues At White Hart Lane

Tottenham’s woes at White Hart Lane took another turn for the worse as Mauricio Pochettino’s side slumped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Stoke in the Barclays Premier League. Bojan Krkic’s driving shot gave Stoke an early lead and Spurs fell two behind shortly after the half-hour mark when Jonathan Walters tapped home from close range. Tottenham scored twice …

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Arsenal Put To The Sword By Quickfire Swansea Double

Swansea stunned Arsenal with two late goals to run out 2-1 winners and inflict the Gunners’ second Barclays Premier League defeat of the season at the Liberty Stadium. Alexis Sanchez’s 12th goal of the season seemed to have rewarded Arsenal’s second-half improvement and put them on track for a top-four spot. But Arsene Wenger’s men were shocked again just five …

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Van Gaal Satisfied With Manchester United Win

Louis van Gaal went from feeling lousy to happy after watching his Manchester United team return to winning ways against Crystal Palace. Substitute Juan Mata scored his third goal of the season just four minutes after his introduction to hand United a 1-0 win at Old Trafford on Saturday. Going into the match on the back of a three-match winless …

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Koeman Enjoys Southampton Plaudits

The compliment Champions League winner Esteban Cambiasso paid Southampton pleased manager Ronald Koeman almost as much as Shane Long’s match-winning brace against Leicester. Saints continue to confound the pre-season doom-mongers and enter the international break second in the standings thanks to their best-ever start to a top-flight campaign. Out-of-form Leicester were the latest to fall to Koeman’s side, with Long …

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Redknapp Issues Rallying Cry To QPR Fans

Harry Redknapp is urging QPR fans to create a cauldron atmosphere at Loftus Road on Saturday as his side look to pile more misery on out-of-form Manchester City. City have won just once in their last five matches and defeat at home to CSKA Moscow on Wednesday night leaves them staring down the barrel of another group-stage exit from the …

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Pellegrini: Manchester City Star Not For Sale

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed any suggestions that Yaya Toure could be sold. Toure, a midfield talisman at the Etihad Stadium since his signing from Barcelona in 2010, has performed below his usual high standards for much of the current season. He was sent off for an act of petulance in the midweek Champions League loss to CSKA …

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QPR Boss: Austin Is Good Enough For England Squad

Six years ago Charlie Austin was a part-time bricklayer and playing for Poole Town but QPR boss Harry Redknapp believes the now-Premier League striker can cap his incredible rise by cementing his place in the England squad. Austin helped Poole win the 2009 Wessex Premier Division – the ninth tier of English football – with 46 goals in all competitions …

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Costa Strike Condemns Liverpool To Another Defeat

Diego Costa’s 10th goal of the season maintained Premier League leaders Chelsea’s unbeaten record and inflicted yet more pain on Liverpool at Anfield. Back in April their win on Merseyside signalled the beginning of the end of the Reds’ title dream and while this 2-1 victory was not as heartbreaking or damaging for the home side it was just as …

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Defoe To QPR Deal Is Far From Deffo.

Harry Redknapp is hopeful that his QPR side will be able to attract an unsettled Jermain Defoe away from FC Toronto in January. The R’s manager is hopeful that the London club will secure the services of the 32-year-old, but insists that a deal hasn’t been reached. The London Evening Standard yesterday reported that Defoe had joined his former manager at Rangers, …

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Premier League Preview – Liverpool Vs Chelsea

Liverpool play host to Chelsea at Anfield in the lunch time kick-off tomorrow. Gavin Bergin previews the game.  It’s just over six months since that game, when Jose Mourinho’s men frustrated Liverpool and snatched a win at Anfield which pretty much ended the title hopes of Liverpool. Tomorrow sees Chelsea return to Anfield, this time as league leaders themselves, to face a …

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Brian Lenihan Completes Loan Move To Blackpool

Today it has been announced that Brian Lenihan will spend a month on loan with Blackpool. The young right-back moved from Cork City to Hull City in August, in which time he has earned enough recognition to be called into Martin O’Neill’s most recent Republic of Ireland squads. Blackpool manager Lee Clark had this to say, on Blackpool F.C.’s official website, about the loan deal. …

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Chelsea Striker Costa omitted from Spain squad

Chelsea’s Diego Costa has been left out of Spain’s squad for their forthcoming fixtures with Belarus and Germany. The striker’s fitness has been one of the talking points of the season – the problematic hamstrings he had at Atletico Madrid still hampering him – and last month club boss Jose Mourinho said he thought his troubles were coming because of …

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Manchester United Boss Van Gaal Says: “I Feel Lousy”

Louis van Gaal says he feels “lousy” after Manchester United’s poor start to the season. Van Gaal’s appointment was greeted with great fanfare at Old Trafford, but after 10 matches United are 10th in the Barclays Premier League. “It’s not good enough,” the United boss said when asked to evaluate his team’s start to the season. “I feel lousy.” Van …

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