1. Mario Balotelli Still Hasn't Figured out How to Put on a Bib in Training

    Mario Balotelli vs. bib: It's the row that just won't go away and never ceases to amaze. As a reminder, Balotelli had a well-documented battle against his bib while he was a Manchester City player...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 hours ago 2,719 reads 4 comments

  2. Ryan Giggs in 2011: Manchester United Will Never Collapse Like Liverpool

    No way Ryan Giggs' words spoken in 2011 could come back to haunt him, right? It'd be hard to consider Manchester United 's current state as a "collapse." After all, they did just land Angel Di Maria for £59...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 hours ago 9,352 reads 30 comments

  3. UK Back Pages: Manchester United Land Di Maria, Are Embarrassed in League Cup

    It was a day of mixed emotions for Manchester United. First, the club announced that they had landed their long-rumoured target in Angel Di Maria. Then, they were embarrassingly knocked out of the League Cup 4-0 by the third-tier MK Dons...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 20 hours ago 23,060 reads 63 comments

  4. Hulk Scores Impressive Solo Goal for Zenit St. Petersburg vs. Standard Liege

    Zenit St. Petersburg clinched their spot in the group stage of the Champions League thanks to a 3-0 victory (4-0 aggregate) over Standard Liege on Tuesday. Hulk bagged a brace, and his second goal in the 59th minute was awfully impressive...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 21 hours ago 4,364 reads 7 comments

  5. Cristiano Ronaldo Catches Fire in Nike Football's Newest Advert

    Cristiano Ronaldo is a fast man and a physical specimen. That fact is well-documented. In the Real Madrid superstar's latest advert in a series with Nike Football, his speed is the source of the sell...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 7,645 reads 5 comments

  6. UK Back Pages: City Crush Liverpool, Balotelli Arrives, Di Maria Deal Imminent

    Manchester City made an early statement of Premier League title defense with a 3-1 defeat of Liverpool at the Etihad on Monday night...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 20,608 reads 23 comments

  7. Sergio Aguero Comes on for Manchester City, Scores After Just 23 Seconds

    Manchester City enjoy the luxury of quite a bit of depth, if Sergio Aguero 's goal proved anything. Edin Dzeko was subbed off with an apparent injury and made way for Aguero 's entry to the match...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 13,958 reads 8 comments

  8. Stevan Jovetic Doubles Manchester City's Lead with Incredible Pass, Clean Finish

    Stevan Jovetic doubled Manchester City 's lead against Liverpool with a tasty finish and a delicious flick to set up the goal...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 7,687 reads 5 comments

  9. Cristiano Ronaldo Scores from Distance in His 250th Real Madrid Appearance

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal from distance to put the finishing touches on a 2-0 Real Madrid victory against Cordoba in their La Liga opener...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 58,809 reads 79 comments

  10. Stevan Jovetic Pounces on Liverpool Mistake to Give Man City the Lead

    New Liverpool man Alberto Moreno got a crude welcome to the Premier League, as he failed to deal properly with a ball inside the area and Stevan Jovetic pounced to give City the lead...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 4,444 reads 4 comments

  11. Karim Benzema Scores Madrid's First Goal of La Liga Season with Powerful Header

    Karim Benzema , fresh off of a strong World Cup and signing a five-year extension with Real Madrid , scored his side's first goal of the season in the 30th minute...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 10,097 reads 11 comments

  12. Brendan Rodgers Needs One Word to Describe What Mario Balotelli Brings to Reds

    At least Brendan Rodgers knows exactly what he's getting into in bringing Mario Balotelli on board at Liverpool ...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 12,413 reads 11 comments

  13. Nico Rosberg Speaks Out on Row with Team-Mate Lewis Hamilton

    Nico Rosberg has responded to Lewis Hamilton 's comments regarding an incident between the Mercedes team-mates during the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. Rosberg clipped Hamilton early, forcing the latter to exit the race prematurely...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 6,665 reads 10 comments

  14. Clint Dempsey Finishes off Clinical Counterattack for Seattle vs. Portland

    Clint Dempsey 's scintillating form continued on Major League Soccer's biggest stage on Sunday: The Great Northwest Derby...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 12,334 reads 5 comments

  15. Lukas Podolski Pretty Much Confirms His Arsenal Exit with Instagram Post

    Lukas Podolski endeared himself to Arsenal fans for his penchant for opportune goals and his quirky and oft-hilarious use of social media . So it's only fitting that the German all but confirmed his Arsenal exit on Instagram ...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 32,198 reads 47 comments

  16. Ibrahim Afellay Opens His Olympiakos Goal-Scoring Account with a Golazo

    Was Ibrahim Afellay trying to emulate his compatriot, Dennis Bergkamp ? The Dutch one-time Barcelona prodigy scored his first goal for Olympiakos on Saturday against Niki ...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 1,679 reads 0 comments

  17. Athletic Bilbao Goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz's Late Goal Controversially Disallowed

    Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz nearly pulled off the rare last-ditch goalkeeper equaliser. He did, in fact. And likely, he should have...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 12,195 reads 24 comments

  18. Andre Villas-Boas Does Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates His Former Bosses

    Andre Villas-Boas hasn't forgotten, Roman Abramovich and Daniel Levy. Villas-Boas, who enjoyed a successful second half of the season at the helm of Zenit , took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, as many have...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 9,772 reads 6 comments

  19. Bayer Leverkusen's Karim Bellarabi Scores Fastest Goal in Bundesliga History

    Karim Bellarabi took all of seven seconds to shock Dortmund and give Leverkusen a shock 1-0 (very) early advantage. It wasn't only a quick strike, it was a record-breaking one...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 34,044 reads 26 comments

  20. Mauro Zarate, Stewart Downing Hit Successive Strikes for West Ham

    West Ham, a side rarely known for their attacking prowess, scored a pair of very eye-pleasing goals in the first half to give the Hammers a 2-0 lead against Crystal Palace ...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 3,343 reads 6 comments

  21. Shirtless Liverpool Fan Does Ice Bucket Challenge in Front of Mario Balotelli

    Welcome to Liverpool , Mario Balotelli . One very eager Liverpool fan greeted Balotelli 's vehicle and tried to impress Liverpool's rumoured impending buy, per ...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 5,540 reads 9 comments

  22. Shakhtar Donetsk's Donbass Arena Hit by Two 'Powerful Explosions'

    Shakhtar Donetsk's home stadium, Donbass Arena, was rocked on Saturday by "two powerful explosions." The club confirmed the explosions in a press release : On 23 August, at 6:00, two powerful explosions occurred at Donbass Arena...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 6,813 reads 4 comments

  23. Alan Pardew Gives Bizarre, Hilarious Instructions from the Touchline

    The post-headbutt Alan Pardew is an awesome Alan Pardew . Or the Newcastle man was just in a chipper mood for his club's visit to Villa Park on Saturday. Pardew was spotted along the touchline doing...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 3,592 reads 6 comments

  24. Cristiano Ronaldo Appears to Punch Diego Godin in the Face

    Things always get a bit testy when city rivals Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid do battle. In the waning moments of an eventual 1-0 (2-1 aggregate) Spanish Super Cup victory ...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 163,203 reads 311 comments

  25. Andrea Pirlo Is Not Impressed by Your Impressive Talents

    It's going to take a lot to make the coolest man in the history of world football raise an eyebrow in awe...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 days ago 17,763 reads 18 comments