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Transfer Balls: Daniel Alves Will Join Liverpool Or Manchester United Because Barcelona Have And Have Not Told Him To Go

TRANSFER Balls: The Daily Star almost scores a full house, failing to link the fifth of England’s top five sides – that’s Arsenal – with its story that Daniel Alves is heading to the Premier League:

Neil Lustig says Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are all interested in 31-year-old Barcelona right-back Dani Alves, whose contract with the Spanish club runs out next summer.

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So. He’s on his way, then?

But Alves’ agent and ex-wife, Dinorah Santa Ana, has claimed that the 31-year-old’s desire is to remain at Barcelona.

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Posted: 8th, October 2014 | In: Liverpool, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Liverpool Balls: Luis Suarez Joins In With Anti-Racism Banana Eating Show

IN an incredible, worldwide show of support for Dani Alves and the exemplary, “no f**ks given” way in which he reacted to a banana-throwing incident at Villarreal (who have subsequently banned the fan responsible for life) over the weekend, scores of footballers and other personalities have posted photos on social media of them eating bananas, along with the tag-line “we are all monkeys”.

Look who joined in. It’s none other then anti-racism champion Luis Suarez:


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No picture, yet, of Chelsea John Terry doing the same…

No photo, either, of Suarez eating one of these.

Posted: 29th, April 2014 | In: Liverpool, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

Manchester City And Imre Varadi Were Right: Don’t Blame The Banana For Racism In Football

CHUCKING banana skins and grunting like a monkey are things of history in British football. Over in Spain, racism is more prevalent. Last night, Barcelona’s Dani Alves fielded a banana tossed from the crowd at Villarreal’s Estadio El Madrigal and ate it.



He didn’t even pick off the black and stringy bits. He just peeled and ate it, in a move that mocked both the mentally negligible fool who’d tossed it and the threat of indigestion.

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Posted: 28th, April 2014 | In: Key Posts, Manchester City, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0