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Brazil v England: the ten most interesting encounters

WITH the renovated Maracanã stadium reduced to well under half its previous capacity, and finally ruled safe for England’s match against Brazil – and with the record standing at 11 wins for Brazil, four for England, and nine draws – we look back at ten of the most interesting encounters…

1956: England 4-2 Brazil

Hungary may have thrashed England 6-3 and 7-1 a few years earlier, and England may have been unceremoniously dumped out of the 1954 World cup by the USA, but as far as most people were concerned, the Empire Stadium at Wembley was still the home of football.

This was Stanley Matthews’s day, and his domination of the legendary full-back Nilton Santos was probably the deciding factor in winning him the first Ballon d’Or. A notable achievement in itself, and even more so when one considers that he was 41 years old.

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Posted: 1st, June 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Pictures: Shaven Headed Charlie Sheen Presents The Greatest Hollywood Wigs

ESTRANGED from wife Brooke Mueller, linked to hooker Angelina Tracy (pictures), Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen is reported to have shaved his head.

Radar says “Charlie Sheen pulled a Britney Spears”. No, not more sex with meaty blondes. This is a reference to the shaved bonce. Now, Sheen has a lustrous head of dark hair. He has Hollywood hair. No, not hair with a zip and rinse instructions. He has the kind of hair that men in Britain do not have. He has sublime hair.

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Posted: 15th, April 2010 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Katie Price’s Alleged Rapist Speaks Out

KATIE Price says she was raped by a “very famous” celebrity and the clues to the rapist’s identity come thicker and faster than Jack Tweed on his way to jail.

Whoooa! Tweed is not the rapist; he’s innocent. That is a fact. Other top celebrities who did not rape Katie Price include Michael Jackson, James Dean, Bobby Charlton, Susan Boyle, the Queen Mother and Nookie Bear.

The Daily Mirror takes up the cry of the nation and screams from its front page: “TELL US WHO RAPED YOU.”

Defiant Jordan yesterday told police they were wasting their time trying to get her to name the star she alleges raped her.

Detectives vowed to probe the sex attack allegations and asked her to tell them who the celebrity was. They said: “If you make an official complaint, we will investigate this crime.”

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Posted: 18th, September 2009 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (8) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Rooney Wears Bobby Charlton’s Old Wig

ANOTHER day and with another chance for the Sun to turn Wayne Rooney into a laughing stock.

Thee La Roon sat in a chair while behind him stands Rio Ferdinand, in whose hands idle a pair of clippers.

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Posted: 3rd, November 2008 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comments (8) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Wayne Rooney Polishes Head For England

ANOTHER day, and yet another attempt to squeeze a cheap laugh out of the mighty Wayne Rooney.

Today Wayne is wearing a curly wig, an Amy Winehouse beehive and a Bobby Charlton comb over, the hairstyle Sir Bobby famously wore over his luxurious crop of auburn locks.

The reason for this?

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Posted: 22nd, October 2008 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0