1. Martin O'Neill Says Only Attractive Wives Are Welcome at Euro 2016

    Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has been full of jokes and witty quips in recent press conferences, but one joke he made on Thursday may have been a little misguided...

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  2. Barcelona Fans Ask Club to Rename Camp Nou in Johan Cruyff's Honour

    The flags of Catalonia and FC Barcelona were flying at half-mast outside the Camp Nou on Thursday in tribute to one of the most important men in the club's history: Johan Cruyff...

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  3. Vicente del Bosque Knocked Over by Linesman During Italy vs. Spain Friendly

    The first half of Italy's friendly with Spain was largely uneventful, save for the moment when the linesman bulldozed Vicente del Bosque to the ground...

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  4. James Rodriguez Scores Excellent Goal in Colombian World Cup Qualifier

    Colombia's 2018 World Cup qualification campaign has not been plain sailing thus far, but Los Cafeteros got off to the best possible start against Bolivia on Thursday thanks to James Rodriguez ...

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  5. Johan Cruyff's 10 Greatest Moments

    The beautiful game collectively mourned on Thursday as news of Johan Cruyff's passing emerged. The Dutch genius' official website revealed that he died after being diagnosed with ...

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  6. Rugby Game Between British and French Navy Teams Erupts into Violent Brawl

    A rugby match between the Royal Navy and the French Marine Nationale descended into a mass brawl on Wednesday evening...

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  7. Harry Redknapp Gives Awkward Interview After 1st Victory as Jordan Manager

    Harry Redknapp 's knees have healed sufficiently for him to make his return to management, which he did on Thursday when he oversaw Jordan's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh...

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  8. Irish Football Club Organise Friendly Against Rock Band Muse

    Irish side Cabinteely —who made headlines for their offer to reward Football Manager players —have organised a rather unusual friendly...

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  9. Paul Pogba Gets His Mum to 'Dab' on Twitter

    Inspired by NFL stars like Cam Newton and hip-hop culture, Paul Pogba has been celebrating his goals by "Dabbing" in recent months...

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  10. Twitter Reacts as Leicester Go 8 Points Clear at Top of Premier League

    In yet another example of the bizarre nature of this Premier League campaign, we are in the midst of a weekend where Crystal Palace 's match with Leicester is significantly more relevant to the title race than the Manchester derby...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 12,881 reads 35 comments

  11. Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann Scores Free-Kick Golazo at Sporting Gijon

    Atletico Madrid took steps toward their fifth consecutive league win when Antoine Griezmann converted a golazo at Sporting Gijon on Saturday afternoon...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 10,150 reads 21 comments

  12. How Twitter Reacted to Arsenal's 2-0 Win at Everton

    Suffice to say it's not been an enjoyable week for Arsenal fans. After being knocked out of the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League by Watford and Barcelona, respectively, ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 10,900 reads 45 comments

  13. Kolo Toure Put a 2-Footed Tackle on Arsene Wenger During His Arsenal Trial

    Kolo Toure turns 35 years old on Saturday, which has prompted Times journalist Oliver Kay to recall his favourite anecdote about the Ivorian defender...

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  14. UK Back Pages: Kompany's Injury Setback and Conte's £75m Chelsea Shopping List

    Manchester City progressed to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals for the first time with a 3-1 aggregate win over Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday, but the celebrations were marred by yet another injury to Vincent Kompany...

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  15. Atletico Madrid vs. PSV Eindhoven: Goals, Highlights from Champions League Tie

    The first leg of Atletico Madrid 's UEFA Champions League round-of-16 tie with PSV Eindhoven ended in a goalless stalemate that was, in all honesty, rather bereft of highlights...

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  16. Dele Alli Wants Tottenham Team-Mate Harry Kane to Fight Conor McGregor

    Harry Kane is joint-top scorer in the Premier League and will be one of England's leading lights at Euro 2016 this summer, but if team-mate Dele Alli has his way, an impromptu career change could be on the cards...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 1 month ago 5,397 reads 3 comments

  17. Manchester City vs. Dynamo Kiev: Goals, Highlights from Champions League Tie

    Up until this season, the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League have eluded Manchester City in their brief history in the competition...

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  18. Barcelona Goalkeeper Says Mesut Ozil Is 'Just Like Lionel Messi'

    Mesut Ozil is enjoying his annus m irabilis with Arsenal , with seven goals and 19 assists to his name across all competitions in this campaign...

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  19. Bayern Munich Troll Juventus Birthday Boy Paul Pogba on Twitter

    Paul Pogba celebrated his 23rd birthday on Tuesday, the eve of Juventus ' huge Champions League clash with Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena...

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  20. UK Back Pages: Neuer to Replace Hart at City, Rashford on Roy's Euro 2016 Radar

    As one of the biggest north London derbies of all time looms, several of Friday morning's back pages point to comments made by Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez...

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  21. A (Not So) Serious Look at How Tottenham vs. Arsenal Will Play Out

    Tottenham are hosting their neighbours, Arsenal , in the 183rd North London derby on Saturday—and the stakes have never been higher...

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  22. Rayo Vallecano vs. Barcelona: Goals, Highlights from La Liga Match

    Barcelona travelled to Madrid on Wednesday knowing they were on the cusp of history: By avoiding defeat to Rayo Vallecano , they could go 35 games undefeated in all competitions, breaking the record set by Real Madrid in 1988-89...

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  23. Luis Suarez Appears to React to Verbal Abuse from Rayo Vallecano Fans

    As Barcelona arrived in Madrid to face Rayo Vallecano on Thursday, the team were given an unfriendly welcome by local fans...

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  24. Bayern Munich Preview Borussia Dortmund Clash with Batman vs. Superman Tweet

    Borussia Dortmund host Bayern Munich on Saturday in a clash that could see the gap at the top of the Bundesliga closed to two points...

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  25. UK Back Pages: Chelsea's Spending Spree, Sturridge's Demand for Respect

    Daniel Sturridge has made a splash on Thursday morning's back pages without kicking a ball—more on him shortly—but the focus for many is Manchester City's UEFA Champions League triumph in Kiev...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 2 months ago 6,616 reads 21 comments