1. UK Back Pages: Wayne Rooney Vows to Fight for His England Place

    Wayne Rooney is back in the spotlight as England take on Lithuania on Friday night, and he's completely OK with it...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 5 hours ago 5,442 reads 11 comments

  2. John Terry Used to Warm Up Toilet Seats for Senior Players by Sitting on Them

    We'll file this under the "severe" category of odd things young footballers are made to do for senior players...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 7 hours ago 9,792 reads 10 comments

  3. France vs. Brazil: Goals, Highlights from International Friendly

    Raphael Varane showed off some impressive leaping ability to give France an early lead over Brazil in Paris...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 8 hours ago 20,164 reads 38 comments

  4. Falcao Scores 2 Goals and Assists Another for Colombia vs. Bahrain

    Falcao can still score after all. The Colombian's form has middled in the Premier League, as opportunities have been few and far between under Louis van Gaal at Manchester ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 10 hours ago 52,316 reads 166 comments

  5. Cristiano Ronaldo Covers Ricardo Quaresma's Car in Aluminum Foil

    Cristiano Ronaldo will go to great lengths for a good prank...or a good opportunity to promote his lucrative boot sponsor. Such was the case Thursday when Ronaldo had a bit of fun at Portugal training at team-mate Ricardo Quaresma 's expense.

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 10 hours ago 9,864 reads 12 comments

  6. Diminutive Lionel Messi Meets Giant Gheorghe Muresan at NBA Game

    Lionel Messi is one of the biggest names on the planet for his exploits on the pitch. Big in stature, he is not...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 37,749 reads 40 comments

  7. UK Back Pages: Roy Hodgson's England Future Uncertain, Paul Pogba Free to Leave?

    Internationals are taking centre stage during the break from club football, and Roy Hodgson's England seat appears to be heating up...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 2,242 reads 21 comments

  8. Aaron Ramsey, Samir Nasri, More Star in New Balance's Debut Boots Advert

    New Balance was always going to be up against it when taking on boot behemoths the likes of Nike and Adidas...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 4,698 reads 10 comments

  9. Nicklas Bendtner Scores a Hat-Trick, Memes Flood the Internet

    Nicklas Bendtner , of all people, hit a hat-trick as Denmark came back twice to stun the United States 3-2 on Wednesday...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 28,763 reads 44 comments

  10. Germany vs. Australia: Goals, Highlights from International Friendly

    Marco Reus put world champions Germany ahead early in their friendly against Australia, hitting home from a Sami Khedira pass. Khedira found the streaking Borussia Dortmund man who made no mistake in front of goal...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 9,641 reads 20 comments

  11. Denmark vs. United States: Goals, Highlights from International Friendly

    Fans of the Premier League may find this hard to believe, but Jozy Altidore 's current goalscoring form is quite good. Altidore gave the United States a 1-0 lead in Denmark, muscling through two Danish defenders and powering home to the near post...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 18,935 reads 25 comments

  12. Martin Skrtel 'Responds' to FA Violent-Conduct Charge with Picture of Clowns

    We see you, Martin Skrtel . The Liverpool defender was hit with a three-game ban on Wednesday for his involvement in a stamp on Manchester United goalkeeper David D e Gea during their heated clash at Anfield on Sunday...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 4,301 reads 18 comments

  13. Referees Try to Deny Zlatan Ibrahimovic of His Hat-Trick Ball

    When Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants his hat-trick ball, Zlatan gets his hat-trick ball. Even if it takes a bit of referee resistance...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 25,099 reads 8 comments

  14. UK Back Pages: Tottenham Star Harry Kane Headed Toward England Start?

    England is back on centre stage as the international schedule heats up over the next two weeks. Naturally, it's the newest member of the Three Lions and red-hot Spurs striker Harry Kane making most of the headlines...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 13,570 reads 31 comments

  15. Manchester United's Ashley Young Offers to Pay for Smashed Phone of City Fan

    Who says everyone can't be friends in Manchester, after all? Manchester United man Ashley Young put on his good-guy boots—and for a fan of the team he's supposed to despise...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 13,009 reads 16 comments

  16. Falcao Takes a Selfie with Pitch Invader, Signs His Manchester United Shirt

    Radamel Falcao 's form may be off in the Premier League, but his popularity seems to have barely wavered. Especially among Colombian fans...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 4,628 reads 6 comments

  17. Manchester Police Troll Steven Gerrard's Chelsea Slip on Twitter

    All it takes is for the "S-word" to be dropped, and any non- Liverpool fans will pounce. The latest example: a Twitter account that represents the Greater Manchester police...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 16,229 reads 8 comments

  18. Thierry Henry Presents Sky Award to Classroom Full of Students in a Wig

    Thierry Henry appears to be rather enjoying himself in his life as a football pundit rather than a football player...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 9,765 reads 4 comments

  19. UK Back Pages: Liverpool Linked to Falcao, Carragher Warns Raheem Sterling

    Whether it's Raheem Sterling's contract, Martin Skrtel's stamp on David De Gea or an odd rumour involving Radamel Falcao, Liverpool remain in Tuesday's back pages well after their disappointing defeat to Manchester United...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 9,028 reads 26 comments

  20. Reds Supporter Who Held Back Mario Balotelli Was Worried He'd Get Sent Off'

    The arms and face of Liverpool fan Shaun Leatherbarrow became instantly famous as he helped restrain Mario Balotelli from going after Chris Smalling on Sunday...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 35,993 reads 21 comments

  21. Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara Puts a Twist on the 'Crossbar Challenge'

    Bayern Munich fans who have been anxiously awaiting the return of Spaniard Thiago Alcantara will be pleased that not only is he back in training, he's back and doing outlandish things...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 7,113 reads 7 comments

  22. Steven Gerrard's Stamp on Ander Herrera Is Recreated in Lego Form

    Steven Gerrard 's not-so-illustrious 38-second stint for Liverpool against Manchester United on Sunday has been talked about and revisited to no end...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 8,101 reads 11 comments

  23. UK Back Pages: Raheem Sterling's Liverpool Future Gets Even More Unsettled

    Raheem Sterling's unsettled future at Liverpool based on his ongoing contract stalling is seemingly becoming more unsettled by the day...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 6 days ago 12,246 reads 59 comments

  24. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Performs Filthy Pass, Hits a Hat-Trick for PSG

    Please never retire and never change, Zlatan Ibrahimovic . The Swede hasn't been in his top form for Paris Saint-Germain this season, but he showed on Friday night against ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 6 days ago 87,281 reads 27 comments

  25. Falcao's Grim Manchester United Situation Has Reportedly Brought Him to Tears

    How bad have things gotten for Colombian star Falcao at Manchester United ? Tear-inducing, reportedly. Falcao has battled injury and the bench since his lucrative loan move ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 6 days ago 16,702 reads 68 comments