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Making Mackay Look Good: Dave Whelan Says English Jews Are A Bit Like the English

THE kerfuffle around Wigan Athletic’s appointment of Malky Mackay shows no sign of abating any time soon, as Dave Whelan – the Latics chairman – has gone and opened his … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, November 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

Could Wembley be the home for new NFL franchise?

THE second NFL league match takes place at Wembley this weekend, after the success of the Raiders-Dolphins match last month. Of course, American Football is still a puzzle to many … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, November 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

Bad News: ITV want the Premier League highlights back

THERE’S nothing quite as morbid and depressing as watching football coverage on ITV. In Adrian Chiles, you have a man who looks like pudding doing an impression of. the. slow. … (read more)

Posted: 20th, November 2014 | In: Sports, TV & Radio | Comment

Brass Banned: Let’s Pray The Dire England Band Get The Chop After Scotland Game

NO-ONE really likes the England Brass Band that blight England’s international matches. The droning, metronomic thud takes all the spontaneity out of crowd singing and acts as an active drain … (read more)

Posted: 19th, November 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

Chelsea Balls: Didier Drogba Retires With His Scalps

YOU can only describe Didier Drogba’s career as a rollercoaster. He’s been sulky, wayward, stopped a civil war, been brilliant and of course, scored loads of ace goals. He’s also … (read more)

Posted: 19th, November 2014 | In: Chelsea, Sports | Comment

Roy Keane Has Another Pop At The Manchester United mafia

THERE’S not many nice words being thrown the way of Manchester United from Roy Keane of late. His second instalment of his autobiography has seen some sweary extracts lobbed like … (read more)

Posted: 18th, November 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

Ten Years on from Pizzagate: Man Utd and Arsenal both look toothless now

TEN years ago, Manchester United and Arsenal indulged in one of football’s daftest climaxes. The feud between the two teams culminated in someone throwing pizza. Apart from the tragic waste … (read more)

Posted: 18th, November 2014 | In: Arsenal, manchester united, Sports | Comment

Hark at FIFA’s 10 Best Goals of The Year!

TEN outrageously good goals have been named on the shortlist for the FIFA Puskás Award for the best goal of the year. Makes a nice change from all the political jostling … (read more)

Posted: 13th, November 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

Did Di Maria Make A Mistake Signing for Man United?

WHEN  you’re a footballer who can command a price tag of £59.7 million, chances are, you can walk into just about any team in the world. With that, you can have … (read more)

Posted: 7th, November 2014 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment

Manchester United and QPR Sket Balls: Rio Ferdinand is a role model, say FA

BANS in football are often arbitrary and baffling. Teams with racist fans have been charged less amounts than fans carrying flares and one player can spit in an opponent’s face … (read more)

Posted: 5th, November 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

Manchester United: Now Offering Money to Players To Go Away

BEFORE this season, Manchester United have signed a host of players that haven’t exactly lived up to the hype. While Alex Ferguson has signed some incredible players like Cantona, Ronaldo … (read more)

Posted: 4th, November 2014 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment

Qatar 2022: The Winter World Cup

THE farce that is Qatar 2022 continues, with workers’ rights being chucked in the bin, allegations of bribery abounding and, of course, the playing of a football tournament in a … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, November 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

American Soccer’s Greatest Players: When Football Went Disco

A passerby scratches his head as he studies a sign posted in a window at Warner Communications, Inc., on Tuesday, June 11, 1975 in Rockefeller Center … (read more)

Posted: 30th, October 2014 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment

Watch the NASA’s Antares Rocket Blow-Up From Loads of Angles!


THERE’S something in the human psyche that loves seeing things blow-up. Explosions are even better when there’s no casualties, because you can just enjoy the show without wanting to vomit … (read more)

Posted: 30th, October 2014 | In: Reviews, Technology | Comment

Everton Balls: Steven Naismith Rubs It In with Burnley’s ‘keeper


IT is bad enough conceding a goal when you’re a goalkeeper, as the only thing you’re interested in is protecting the netting from bulging with a football hitting it.

Well, things … (read more)

Posted: 29th, October 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

Liveprool And Manchester United Balls: Luis Suarez Maintains He’s No Racist

Manchester United’s Patrice Evra, right, celebrates alongside Liverpool’s Luis Suarez after Manchester United’s 2-1 win over their Merseyside rivals following their English Premier League soccer match … (read more)

Posted: 29th, October 2014 | In: Liverpool, manchester united, Sports | Comment

Catwalk Pop: Models who sashayed to the microphone


THE news today is that supermodel Cara Delevingne has hired Pharrell Williams to give her what she needs as she makes her musical bow.

A source told The super soaraway Sun: … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, October 2014 | In: Music | Comment

Indian Footballer Dies During On-Field Celebration

CELEBRATING a goal in a professional football match should be one of the happiest times in an athlete’s career, but tragically, this wasn’t the case for Peter Biaksangzuala.

At just 23 … (read more)

Posted: 20th, October 2014 | In: Sports | Comment

Hatred Presents The Most Joyously Violent Video Games Ever


THERE’S a bit of hubbub around a new video game that’s knocking about called ‘Hatred’. It is being hailed (or accused, if you prefer) as the most violent game ever.

Of … (read more)

Posted: 17th, October 2014 | In: Reviews, The Consumer | Comment

Footballers Don’t Know How Much Milk Costs, And Other Shocking Facts

The Liverpool players celebrate with the FA Cup, and a bottle of milk each, in the dressing room after their 2-1 win: (l-r) Geoff Strong, Tommy … (read more)

Posted: 17th, October 2014 | In: Celebrities, Sports | Comment

FIGHT! The Most Brutal Sporting Punch-Ups Ever


PROFESSIONAL sports (and amateur events) can, as we all know, get a little bit out of hand. Players pump themselves up for the occasion and, sometimes, all the wiring in … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2014 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment

11 Who Should be Cast in Ghostbusters 3?


Shown in this scene from the 1984 movie “Ghostbusters” are Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, center, and Harold Ramis. (AP Photo)


AS you may have heard, Ghostbusters 3 … (read more)

Posted: 9th, October 2014 | In: Celebrities, Film, Reviews | Comment

BBC God Only Knows: The Song of the Apocalypse

THE BBC have made a charity single and that’s a nice thing. Of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t take the piss. The record – an all-star version of the … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2014 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment

We’re All Going To Die: North Korea Readies For Total War In 2015

A man watches a TV news program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 16, … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2014 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comments (3)

Kevin Pietersen Shoots His Mouth Off At Everyone


CRICKET, to the uninitiated, has always seemed perfectly quaint and polite. Of course, cricket fans know that within the sport is some of the most brutal trash-talking, ego maniacs and … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2014 | In: Sports | Comment