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Ibrahimovic On Red Card: ‘I Felt Like I Had 11 Babies Around Me’

Chelsea crashed out of the Champions League last night to PSG in Stamford Bridge amid a controversial sending off of the French side’s top marksman.  Here Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives his views on the sending off as well as the reaction of the Chelsea players in the immediate aftermath of his tackle on Oscar, describing their actions after the tackle as …

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Sorry, But Don’t Expect Much from Costa Or Ibrahimovic

We hope we’re wrong, we really do. But the writing on the wall is ominous for Diego Costa & Zlatan Ibrahimovic tonight.  On paper, it should be a real battle of skill, patience and talent. Two teams with talismanic front men. Both controversial figures. Both ruthlessly efficient and capable of magic. But in all likelihood, the two big names we …

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Video: The Story Behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s New Tattoos

Another wonderful goal by Zlatan Ibrahimovic this weekend. But this time, there was some wonderful meaning to the Swede’s understated but poignant celebration.    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored again this weekend. Hardly surprising. And what a goal it was too, literally kung-fu kicking the ball in to the net. But it was his celebration that was more special than the goal. …

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GOALS! GOALS! GOALS! Puskas Award Winners 2009-13

Tonight the FIFA Ballon d’Or award will be announced, but for some, it is the prestige of the Puskas Goal of the Year Award that will capture the imagination. With that in mind, we have compiled a list of the last five Puskas award winners since the competition began. Just sit back and enjoy some of the greatest goals the world …

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Thursday’s Top 10: Zlatan Ibrahimovic Goals

In the first of our weekly ‘Thursday’s Top 10’ feature we look back at some of the best goals ever scored by the one and only Zlatan Ibrahimovic.  10. Ajax vs NAC Breda We begin with this brilliant piece of trickery when Zlatan was at Ajax. _____ 9. PSG vs Anderlecht This absolute thunderbolt is worthy of making it into our …

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Peamount’s Stephanie Roche Nominated For FIFA Puskás Award

Peamount United striker Stephanie Roche’s stunning strike from the edge of the area against Wexford Youths has been selected as a candidate for FIFA’s Puskás Award for the best goal of the year. This spectacular goal is one of just ten other strikes nominated for the prize of the world’s best goal. Roche is in some high quality company with world-famous footballers such as Robin …

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Video: Barcelona Look Ahead To PSG Clash

Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu and manager Luis Enrique give their views ahead of one of the biggest Champions League clashes so far this season as PSG take on Barcelona in Parc des Princes.  Barca are currently top of La Liga but just scraped a win in their first Champions League game against Apoel Nicosia who they would be expected to …

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Champions League Underdogs: Everything You Need To Know

Sarah Fitzpatrick gives us the lowdown on the supposed underdogs in this year’s Champions League. The Champions League returns tonight and the main focus will be on the current holders, Real Madrid and other European giants such as Bayern Munich, Barcelona and of course the return of five-time winners Liverpool. The Champions League is often unpredictable and there are a few clubs …

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Teams That Were Great While They Lasted – Ajax 04/05

Andrew Dolan writes his weekly feature, which previews teams that were great while they lasted. This week it’s to Amsterdam and the Ajax side of 2004/05. ______ Ajax have always been known for creating their own talents and stars and having to then sell them on at a huge profit, just to stay competitive. Often these stars come in twos or …

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Philipp Lahm & 20 Shock International Retirements

With the news that Philipp Lahm has called time on his international career still ringing in the ears of German fans, Craig Farrell looks at twenty other international retirements that shocked their respective nations. Leave them wanting more: that is exactly what Philipp Lahm plans to do to Die Mannschaft faithfully. Lahm announced that he will no longer be available for …

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The Legend of Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Top 10 Zlatinisms

Last week while watching the England and Uruguay game, football fans would have noticed a very familiar face in the crowd.  Zlatan Ibrahimovic had travelled to Brazil to watch the World Cup, a competition which he must be devastated to not be a part of. Football fans all around the world would only have loved to have seen Zlatan in …

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Football On TV: The Bumper Sepp Blatter Edition

The build up to the World Cup is dominating our screens – preview show here, predictions there – but the real entertainment is happening away from the excited clamour ahead of the tournament. The head honcho of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, is coming in for some well-timed criticism following The Sunday Times’ revelations about the alleged bribery of FIFA officials in …

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Southampton: Talent Academy Or Feeder Club?

Southampton just had their best season in history in the Premier League. However, a mass exodus is expected to happen this summer as manager Mauricio Pochettino and fan favourite Rickie Lambert have already left the club. Southampton are famed for their youth academy and have become known as a selling club over the years, as the likes of Gareth Bale …

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The Best XI Absent From The World Cup

With the FIFA World Cup just one day away from kicking off in Brazil, many of the sport’s best and most exciting players have been ruled out of entertaining the world through injury. However, as we come closer to the opening fixture between Brazil and Croatia in Rio de Janeiro, it is fitting to pay tribute to those great players whose …

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Top Ten Players We Won’t See At The World Cup

There will be a lot of talented players watching the World Cup from the ‘comfort’ of their couches this summer as their countries failed to qualify for football’s premier tournament or else they simply weren’t chosen for their national squad. In rare cases, some decided to make themselves unavailable for selection. Tut tut Carlos! Here are the ten most exciting players …

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