1. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    There was no shortage of goals over the weekend, with an average of four per game in the Premier League's nine fixtures (a tally buoyed by Southampton's 8-0 demolition of Sunderland)...

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  2. 10 Matches with a Shocking Amount of Red Cards

    A cursory glance at YouTube reveals dozens of South American football games that have descended into violent chaos, but a match in Argentina this week was particularly busy for the referee...

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  3. Robbie Rogers and 10 Footballers Who Need Their Own Sitcom

    In May 2013, Robbie Rogers became the first openly gay player in a major U.S. sports league when he signed for LA Galaxy...

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  4. Cristiano Ronaldo and the Most Popular Footballers on Social Media

    On the same day that he scored a last-gasp winner for Portugal in their Euro 2016 qualifier with Denmark, Cristiano Ronaldo added yet another record to his astonishing career...

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  5. Ireland's John O'Shea Scores Late Equaliser Against Germany in Euro Qualifier

    World Champions Germany were stunned by the Republic of Ireland in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Tuesday when the visitors scored a last-minute equaliser...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 6 days ago 12,253 reads 7 comments

  6. Daniel Agger Knocks His Own Denmark Teammate out with Attempted Clearance

    With around half-an-hour left to go in Denmark's Euro 2016 qualifier with Portugal, Daniel Agger attempted to clear his lines with a powerful left-footed hoof to the sidelines...

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  7. Paul Pogba Refuses to Give Young Boy His France Shirt, Offers Shorts Instead

    In the moments after France's 3-0 friendly win over Armenia on Tuesday, a young boy on the field asked if he could have Paul Pogba 's shirt. The Juventus star, however, appeared to gesture that he had already offered it to someone else...

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  8. Indian Super League Fan Shows Love for Nicklas Bendtner in Banner Form

    In their inaugural Indian Super League match, Alessandro Del Piero's Delhi Dynamos played out a 0-0 draw with David Trezeguet's Pune City...

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  9. German Fans Unveil 'Thank You' Tifo at Euro Qualifier

    Prior to Germany's Euro 2016 qualifier with the Republic of Ireland in Gelsenkirchen on Tuesday, the home fans showed their appreciation with a special "Danke" ("Thank you") tifo ...

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  10. Leandro Damiao and the Most Blatant Attempts at Cheating in Football

    Leandro Damiao made headlines this week thanks to his rather outrageous attempt to deceive the referee in a Brazilian league match. On Sunday, the Santos star tugged on his own shirt during a free kick in an attempt to win a penalty...

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  11. Gareth Bale Sets Up Wales Euro Qualifier Goal with Amazing Backheel Assist

    Wales climbed to the top of Euro 2016 qualification Group B on Monday evening following a hard-fought 2-1 win over Cyprus in Cardiff...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 7 days ago 10,401 reads 6 comments

  12. Norway's Martin Odegaard Becomes Youngest European to Play International Game

    While many 15-year-olds were completing their homework on Monday night, Martin Odegaard made an appearance in Norway's Euro 2016 qualifier with Bulgaria...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 7 days ago 17,233 reads 11 comments

  13. Non-League Match Halted by Hedgehog on the Pitch

    Over the years, plenty of games have been halted due to animal pitch invaders . However, this might just be the first instance of a hedgehog forcing a break in play...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 7 days ago 5,755 reads 2 comments

  14. Estonia Defender Resumes Military Service Immediately After Playing England

    Much has been made of Raheem Sterling's request not to start England's Euro qualifier in Estonia due to tiredness . Whichever way you look at it, the Liverpool star's plight has been put into unfavourable context by the efforts of Arthur Pikk ..

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 7 days ago 5,342 reads 0 comments

  15. Thiago Alcantara Returns to Bayern Munich Training, Shows off His Skills

    It's been a torrid 12 months for Thiago Alcantara . This time last year, the Bayern Munich midfielder was put out of action with an ankle tear, and he hasn't played a game since March on account of a medial ligament issue...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 7 days ago 2,519 reads 5 comments

  16. Iceland Shock Netherlands with 2-0 Win in Euro 2016 Qualifier

    After coming agonisingly close to World Cup qualification, Iceland are in the kind of form that should ensure progress to the finals of Euro 2016...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 7 days ago 15,359 reads 22 comments

  17. Graziano Pelle Scores on His Italy Debut Against Malta in Euro Qualifier

    Italy took a 1-0 lead over Malta in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Monday thanks to a goal from debutant Graziano Pelle ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 7 days ago 2,162 reads 1 comments

  18. Mesut Ozil Responds to Bayern Munich Transfer Rumours on Twitter

    Mesut Ozil 's future at Arsenal has been called into question as rumours circulate that he may return to his homeland in January...

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  19. The 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    In the absence of Europe's major domestic leagues, this weekend's golazo rankings have been sourced from some unexpected sources...

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  20. Roy Keane Shaves off His Epic Beard Before Ireland Euro Qualifier

    On the eve of their Euro 2016 qualifier clash with Gibraltar, a tragedy has befallen the Republic of Ireland. Roy Keane has shaved off his awe-inspiring beard...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 10 days ago 8,077 reads 9 comments

  21. Netherlands vs. Kazakhstan: Goals, Highlights from the Euro 2016 Qualifier

    In the opening movement of their Euro 2016 qualifier with Holland, Kazakhstan barely ventured into the Dutch half and enjoyed only a slither of the possession, but somehow they took ...

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  22. Dutch Students Told to Avoid Louis Van Gaal's 'Stereotypical' Accent

    It may not be immediately apparent to native English speakers, but Louis Van Gaal 's accent is viewed with dismay by linguists in the Netherlands...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 10 days ago 18,874 reads 21 comments

  23. 10 Great Argentina vs. Brazil Clashes Ahead of 2014 Superclasico De Las Americas

    On Saturday, Brazil will face Argentina in the Superclasico de las Americas, the third iteration of an annual single-game tournament between the fierce South American rivals...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 10 days ago 7,025 reads 6 comments

  24. Manchester United-Loving School Girl Refuses to Wear Uniform Because It's Blue

    Meet Lilly Rae Doyle, a three-year-old Manchester United fan who is incredibly unhappy about the prospect of starting at a new school in the coming weeks...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 11 days ago 11,175 reads 21 comments

  25. Slovakia Shock Spain with 2-1 Victory in European Qualifier

    Spain looked to have rescued a point in their Euro 2016 qualifier with Slovakia when Paco Alcacer bagged an equaliser in the 82nd minute...

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