1. Twitter Reacts as Chris Smalling Leads Manchester Utd to Victory over Burnley

    Burnley arrived at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening knowing that their last goal there came in December 1975 and their last win at the Theatre of Dreams was in September 1962...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 7,699 reads 17 comments

  2. Twitter Reacts as Mario Balotelli Scores Winner in Liverpool vs. Spurs Thriller

    Tottenham went into Tuesday evening's clash with Liverpool on the back of a comprehensive victory over their fierce north London rivals, knowing that three points at Anfield would catapult them into the top four...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 35,133 reads 31 comments

  3. How Twitter Reacted to Leicester Manager Nigel Pearson's Non-Sacking

    Suffice it to say, Nigel Pearson is not afraid of a physical confrontation. Take, for example, when the Leicester manager successfully fended off a pack of feral dogs on a hiking ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 7,269 reads 3 comments

  4. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    It's time to give the fixture computers a token of our collective thanks. Over the weekend we were treated to a plethora of mouth-watering matchups, including big derby games in Madrid, north London, Melbourne and on Merseyside...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 months ago 25,778 reads 17 comments

  5. How Ghana's Controversial AFCON Win over Equatorial Guinea Played out on Twitter

    Not so long ago, Equatorial Guinea were expelled from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations for fielding an ineligible player in a qualifier...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 18,781 reads 12 comments

  6. How Liverpool's Dramatic FA Cup Victory over Bolton Unfolded on Twitter

    The last time Bolton played Liverpool in an FA Cup replay was Wednesday, 13 January 1993. On that day, the Trotters came away from Anfield with a shock 2-0 victory...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 9,463 reads 7 comments

  7. Twitter Reacts to Manchester United's FA Cup Victory over Cambridge

    There has been no shortage of shocking results in this season’s FA Cup Fourth Round, including Manchester United ’s puzzling failure to register a goal against League Two side Cambridge United...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 11,016 reads 7 comments

  8. Jim White, Juan Cuadrado and Dogs in Cars: How Deadline Day Unfolded on Twitter

    In the fifth season of the classic sitcom Happy Days , an improbable scene unfolded where Henry Winkler’s Fonzie character jumped over a shark.....

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 10,842 reads 8 comments

  9. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    It has been an exceptionally fruitful weekend for beautiful goals, making it tougher than usual to compile this ranking...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 7,645 reads 15 comments

  10. An Analysis of the Twitter Reaction to Diego Costa's Three-Match Ban

    After receiving a violent conduct charge on Wednesday, Diego Costa has now been handed a three-match ban by the Football Association, as per the Guardian ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 11,297 reads 30 comments

  11. How the #CampaignAgainstChelsea Has Evolved on Twitter

    Jose Mourinho initially introduced himself to Chelsea fans as "The Special One." Upon his return to the club in 2013, he was " The Happy One ," but now, the Portuguese manager appears to be "The Campaigned Against One...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 13,879 reads 66 comments

  12. Twitter Reacts to Luis Figo's Decision to Run for FIFA Presidency

    In an effort to prevent Sepp Blatter from serving his fifth term as FIFA Presdient , a number of prominent figures have thrown their proverbial hats into the ring...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 3,441 reads 5 comments

  13. Twitter Laments Sky Sports' Reported Decision to Ban Fans from Deadline Day

    Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 shall be remembered as a dark day in the history of the beautiful game. Sky Sports—whom we must thank for inventing football in 1992—have helped make January deadline day an unmissable spectacle over the years...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 4,715 reads 4 comments

  14. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    On some weekends, a dearth in quality strikes in the professional game makes it difficult to produce a golazo ranking. This was not one of those weekends...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 35,848 reads 18 comments

  15. Twitter Rejoices as ITV Replace Adrian Chiles with Mark Pougatch

    The Internet broke into raptures on Friday morning, when it was revealed that Adrian Chiles is leaving his post as ITV's lead football presenter...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 9,055 reads 15 comments

  16. Twitter Reacts to Real Madrid Signing Norwegian Prodigy Martin Odegaard

    Real Madrid have captured the signature of precocious Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard , fending off interest from the likes of Arsenal , Liverpool , Manchester United and Bayern Munich, per The Guardian ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 15,850 reads 62 comments

  17. Twitter Reacts to Juan Cuadrado Chelsea Rumours, Compares Colombian to Willian

    Jose Mourinho may be quite content with his current Chelsea squad, but rumours are circulating that Juan Cuadrado is on the cusp of arriving at Stamford Bridge...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 14,899 reads 47 comments

  18. Twitter Reacts to Liverpool's Thrilling Draw with Chelsea

    Brendan Rodgers has never beaten Chelsea in his managerial career (three draws and four defeats, as per @steve_han ), but his Liverpool side came close during their 1-1 draw ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 13,624 reads 5 comments

  19. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Lionel Messi may have ceded the Ballon d'Or to Cristiano Ronaldo for the second consecutive year, but the diminutive Argentinean responded in the best way possible with a hat-trick at Deportivo La Coruna...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 32,749 reads 15 comments

  20. Fernando Torres and Football's Greatest Returning Heroes

    Fernando Torres first joined Atletico Madrid as an 11-year-old and was nothing short of a phenomenon when he eventually hit his stride with the first team...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 27,092 reads 15 comments

  21. David Moyes and the 10 Best 'Manager Sent to the Stands' Moments

    David Moyes' popularity took a nosedive while in charge of Manchester United, but the Scottish manager is slowly working his way back into football fans' good books in Spain...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 6,808 reads 4 comments

  22. A Brief History of Michael Owen's Most Terrible Adverts

    In the 18 years since Michael Owen landed in the spotlight at Liverpool, his career has gone through several notable stages...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 4,156 reads 2 comments

  23. Players and Things That Deserve a FIFPro World XI Spot More Than David Luiz

    With his puppy dog grin, relaxed disposition and unerring devotion to pranking his team-mates, it is very difficult to dislike David Luiz. The Brazilian, however, nearly broke the Internet on Monday when his name was included in the FIFPro World XI..

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 12,878 reads 28 comments

  24. 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    There was plenty of spectacle on offer in the beautiful game over the weekend, with Roberto Mancini getting slammed in the face by one of his own players, Francesco Totti taking ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 16,215 reads 14 comments

  25. De Gea, Bale and the World-Class Players Who Were Once Derided

    David de Gea is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in the world, with his brilliant form hiding a multitude of sins in Manchester United's back line...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 4 months ago 71,229 reads 41 comments