1. Ryan Giggs and Top 10 Cases of Mistaken Identity in Football

    Ryan Giggs has made no secret of his desire to eventually move into management, so the 40-year-old Welshman was showered with congratulations when he was promoted to Interim Manchester United manager on Tuesday...

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  2. Ryan Giggs and 10 Club Legends Who Took over as Manager

    It may not have escaped your attention that David Moyes has been relieved of his duties at Manchester United, via Jamie Jackson of The Guardian , after a disastrous 10 months in charge...

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  3. The 20 Shortest Managerial Stints in World Football History

    In any normal profession, boasting several recent sackings on your CV would make you extraordinarily unemployable. Not so in the world of professional football management, where terminations and exits by "mutual consent" are par for the course...

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  4. The Onion Bag: Suarez's Redemption and Burger King's Ligue 1 Controversy

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your one-stop shop for the latest weird and wonderful football news. First today, we bring some attention to PFA Player of the Year favourite Luis Suarez , who has received support from a very unlikely source ...

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  5. How Luis Suarez Has Shed His Bad Reputation One Year from the Ivanovic Bite

    He may not be aware of it, but Luis Suarez holds many similarities to Cheryl Cole. In 2003, when reality TV pop group Girls Aloud were fully embedded in the national consciousness, ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 7,029 reads 28 comments

  6. Ramsey's Rampant Return and the Top 5 Players from Around the World This Weekend

    When Aaron Ramsey made his last Premier League start, Arsenal were top of the league and looking like realistic title contenders...

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  7. Liverpool's Latest Win and the Greatest World Football Moments of the Weekend

    " We go again! " said Steven Gerrard in the huddle last week, referring to Liverpool's crucial visit to Norwich...

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  8. Jonathan Woodgate and the Worst Acting Footballers

    In a video promoting Middlesbrough FC season tickets, Jonathan Woodgate has made his acting debut. The veteran defender explains how Smoggies fans can save £65 on their season ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 2,311 reads 4 comments

  9. The Onion Bag: Gareth Bale's Ball Chat and Fishy Antics in Greece

    Welcome to The Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful football news! First up, PAOK and Olympiakos faced off in a Greek Cup semi-final this week, but the match ...

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  10. Gareth Bale vs. Neymar: Who Has Had the Better Season so Far?

    La Liga welcomed two major signings at the beginning of the 2013-14 season. The most highly anticipated was Brazilian wunderkind Neymar, who had run rings around his opponents in ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 26,567 reads 207 comments

  11. Bleacher Report's Most Hated Footballers XI

    Whether they like it or not, certain footballers have been painted as villains in their careers. In this line-up, I look at the players who have offended the general public via their behaviour on and off the field...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 57,570 reads 30 comments

  12. Matt Jarvis and the 5 Most Honest Football Moments

    In the 16th minute of West Ham's trip to the Emirates on Tuesday evening, Matt Jarvis was challenged by Bacary Sagna in the box...

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  13. World Football's 20 Best 2-Footed Players Right Now

    There have been plenty of legendary players over the years, but only a small selection of them could claim to be truly brilliant with both feet...

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  14. After Andrea Pirlo, 5 Footballers Who Must Write an Autobiography

    Today is a joyous day, as one of the world's greatest footballers—and human beings—has released his autobiography in English...

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  15. Steven Gerrard and the 5 Greatest Crying Footballer Moments

    In the aftermath of Liverpool's epic 3-2 win over title rivals Manchester City on Sunday, the momentousness of the occasion was a little too much for Steven Gerrard ...

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  16. The Onion Bag: An Argentinean Love Triangle and a Paranoid Leeds United Owner

    Welcome to The Onion Bag, your primary source for weird and wonderful football news. First up today, there's a bizarre Argentinean love triangle raging in Serie A that rivals John Terry and Wayne Bridge's antics of a few years ago...

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  17. Liverpool's Title Charge and the Greatest World Football Moments of the Weekend

    Despite Liverpool having 18 league titles beneath their belts, a top-spot finish has thus far eluded them in the Premier League era. Over the weekend, however, they showed their mettle with a crucial victory over fellow challengers Manchester City...

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  18. 10 Biggest FA Cup Semi-Final Upsets

    This weekend sees the semi-finals of the 133rd season of the FA Cup and the stage is set for some potential upsets...

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  19. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and 5 Other Players Who Love Jose Mourinho

    Today is one of those days that Jose Mourinho likes best—because everybody is talking about him. The Special One masterminded Chelsea's comeback against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday, with much praise being heaped on him for his tactics...

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  20. Ranking the 20 Best Nicknames in World Football

    Most of the time, nicknames in sport are pretty unimaginative and formulaic—Lampsie, Scholesy and Giggsy didn't take an awful lot of thought. For this reason, we must celebrate the instances when nicknames are creative, funny or downright bizarre...

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  21. Chelsea Say Au Revoir to PSG Thanks to Substitute Strikes

    Never before has Jose Mourinho lost a Champions League quarter-final, and thanks to the outstretched foot of Demba Ba in the dying minutes on Tuesday evening, The Special One can maintain his record...

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  22. Bleacher Report's Old Timers XI

    Football may a young man's game, but there are a healthy number of experienced veterans still playing today...

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  23. Premier League Must Use NFL-Style Replays to Avoid Referee Howlers

    Liverpool's title challenge continued on Sunday with a 2-1 victory over West Ham at Upton Park, but the result was almost brought into disrepute by a highly controversial goal...

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  24. Star Players vs. Star Coach: Which Is More Important for Success?

    In this life, there after only three certainties: death, taxes and managerial sackings. After 20 months in charge at Norwich City, Chris Hughton was handed his P45 at the weekend ...

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  25. The Onion Bag: Bale's World Cup Bailout and Gareth McAuley's Clearance

    Welcome to the Onion Bag, your source for weird and wonderful football news! Today, we check in with Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale , who will earn £2.5 million this summer by not going to the World Cup ...

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