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Photo – Zlatan Ibrahimovic appears to have chopped off his iconic ponytail for a new bald look

When a footballer sports one particular look for a substantial period of time, it essentially becomes associated with the footballer for ever. While instances such as Carlos Valderrama’s frizzy blonde hair, David Luiz’s afro, Edgar Davids’ dreadlocks and Stephen El Shaarawy’s spiked mohawk immediately come to mind, Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s ponytailed look is undisputedly yet another […]

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Video: Timo Werner looked broken after missing a penalty against Luton

It was a chilly evening at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea overcame rough conditions to emerge victorious over Championship side Luton Town. The match ended 3-1 in the Blues’ favour – with Tammy Abraham scoring three to take the match ball home – but there could have been a fourth goal scored for the home team […]

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FC Goa’s Jorge Ortiz strikes both posts and crossbar with one unlucky shot

FC Goa’s Jorge Ortiz struck the woodwork not once, not twice, but three times in their clash against Kerala Blasters in their Indian Super League encounter at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim. The match ended in a 1-1 draw, as Rahul Praveen’s second half goal cancelled out Jorge Ortiz’s goal in the first half, before […]

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Leaked – The Nike 4th kit bonanza about to hit Chelsea, Liverpool and Spurs

Nike are reportedly going to be releasing a collection of brand new fourth kits soon for clubs such as Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. The leaks have surfaced from notorious football kit website Footy Headlines, as they display pictures of alternative designs for the discussed clubs in the 2020/2021 season: all inspired by certain iconic […]

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Inter Milan’s heat map against Udinese resembles a penis and fans cannot cope

The official Serie A website left football fans dumbstruck and in a state of laughter after it revealed the heat map for Inter Milan’s second half performance against Udinese. The graphic resembled a male phallus. Inter Milan failed to grasp the golden opportunity to go top of the Serie A table after drawing against 14th-placed […]

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Who’s better, Thiago Alcantara or Paul Pogba? – Man Utd fans have had their say

Liverpool have experienced a woeful run of form of late, as their 1-0 home loss to Burnley in their last league game meant that they now have won only one out of their last six outings in the league. The defending champions of England are now down to fourth on the Premier League points tally, […]

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Video: Ex-AFTV Troopz annihilates Willian live on air during Southampton loss

It is safe to say that Willian is not the most popular player amongst Arsenal fans at the moment, about half a season after his switch of clubs across the city. The Brazilian winger has had a very underwhelming start to life in North London, after Arsenal signed him for free in the summer window […]

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Senator Clay Davis of ‘The Wire’ had the perfect response to Liverpool’s shock defeat against Burnley

Players and managers fought on & off the pitch during half-time as Liverpool lost their first Premier League match at home in 1,369 days. Ashley Barnes delivered a sucker punch to Liverpool’s title hopes when he converted a penalty in the 83rd minute as the Reds succumbed to a 1-0 defeat at Anfield. There’s an […]

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Photo reveals nasty scar on Joe Gomez’s knee as Liverpool defender continues rehab after injury

It is no secret that Liverpool are suffering one of the most devastating center-back crisis the club has ever seen. It is a credit to Jurgen Klopp and his squad that Liverpool still find themselves involved in a title race despite missing the center-back duo of Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez for almost 3 […]

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James Maddison setting a new bar with his interview post Chelsea win

James Maddison’s post-match interview was an absolute breath of fresh air last night. The Leicester City star has probably set new standards for how footballers should respond in post-match interviews. The Foxes went top of the Premier League table after a 2-0 win over Frank Lampard’s Chelsea at the King Power Stadium. Leicester took the […]

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Newport County goalkeeper Tom King scores from a goal kick against Cheltenham

Tom King joined the likes of Tim Howard and Asmir Begovic in an exclusive club of goalkeepers who have managed to score a goal direct from a goal kick. Newport County took an early lead against Cheltenham Town when their goalkeeper scored from inside his own six-yard box. As it is the case with most […]

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From El Nino to Hulk – Fernando Torres looks incredibly buff as former Liverpool star kickstarts coaching career

Fernando Torres grabbed the headlines this week as the former Liverpool and Chelsea star got promoted to a coaching role at Atletico Madrid’s B side. The Spaniard made an appearance on his official Instagram account recently, and it is hard to ignore the physical transformation he has gone through since retiring from playing football. At […]

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Athletic Bilbao players perform AC/DC at the hotel after Supercopa win against Barcelona

It was a night to remember for everyone that associates themselves with Athletic Bilbao as they came back from behind twice in the game to bag the Supercopa de Espana trophy with a 3-2 win against Barcelona on Sunday. Goals from Oscar de Marcos and Asier Villalibre cancelled out Antoine Griezmann’s brace as the match […]

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Giorgos Giakoumakis – The Eredivisie top scorer who was scouted at a Polish cafe

The Dutch Eredivisie has a new top marksman in Giorgos Giakoumakis, who has a unique journey to the goal scoring charts in the Dutch top flight. The Greek centre forward has a total of sixteen goals in the league so far this season, and can well be adjudged as the hottest property in the entire […]

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Photo – Fans of bottom placed FC Emmen seal their goal shut with tape to improve defence

Supporters of FC Emmen have a brilliant sense of humor about them considering it is almost certain that they are going to be relegated from the top tier of Dutch football this season. The Drenthe-based club are currently at the bottom of the Eredivisie points table and have already conceded 41 goals from 16 games […]

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Jose Mourinho caught saying ‘stay here or go to Madrid and play no football’ amid Gareth Bale concerns

Jose Mourinho was caught on camera trying to persuade one of the Tottenham players to stay at the North London club rather than going to Real Madrid. Spurs fans turned on their detective mode as the club released footage of the players in training before the clash against Sheffield United on Saturday. At one point, […]

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Football players with attitude: From Ronaldo to Neymar, who’s the no. 1?

You don’t become one of the most sought after footballers in the world, and achieve what these players have, without an uncompromising and unapologetic attitude towards doing whatever it takes to win. You might love or hate their attitude but there is no denying that these players are built differently, from a footballing standpoint and […]