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Fan Edit of Martin Odegaard Snapping West Ham Fans Leaving the Stadium Breaks Internet

West Ham United hosted 3rd place Arsenal on match day 24 of the English Premier League, in a display that might put David Moyes’ nightmarish stint at Manchester United to shame. Even though David Moyes’s side seemed more or less comfortable in defending against the Gunners for the initial half-an-hour, a headed opener by Saliba in …

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Fans Reject the Idea of Blue Cards in Professional Football

The world of football is about to get hit with a significant change to the game: the introduction of Blue Cards. What is a Blue Card? A Blue Card is a new measure being introduced by the International Football Association Board (IFAB) to address issues of dissent and cynical fouls. The card will be used …

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The 4 Closest Ballon d’Or Races Ever

The Ballon d’Or, regarded as one of football’s most prestigious individual awards, is synonymous with heated debates and impassioned discussions. Just as the unpredictable nature of a game of slots keeps casino aficionados on the edge of their seats, the annual Ballon d’Or announcement evokes similar anticipation among football enthusiasts. While some years have presented …

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Premier League Stats: What We Can Learn From Recent Champions

The 2023/24 Premier League season is already underway, with many usual suspects racing into the prominent positions. What does winning a Premier League gong take, and which pointers can be taken from previous winners? Does it pay to stick with Manchester City as they target four in a row, or is it worth following the …

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Even Vinicius Junior Can’t Make 23/24 Real Madrid Away Kit Look Good

The away football shirt for Real Madrid in the 2023-24 season, designed by Adidas, combines a dark navy base colour known as “Legend Ink” with white logos and sponsor name, and a golden-yellow finish along the sleeves. The overall colour scheme of the kit reminds fans of the third kit worn by the club from …

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5 Most Shocking Results Of The 22/23 Premier League Season So Far

The Premier League season is well underway and it has already produced some shocking and unexpected results. Teams that were expected to perform well have struggled, while others that were predicted to have difficulty have surprised many with their performances.  Here, we will take a look at five of the biggest surprises in the Premier …

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Why Van Dijk, Depay And Dele Alli Opt for First Names on Their Jerseys

A talisman for Liverpool and regarded as one of the best centre-backs in world football, Virgil van Dijk is a fan favourite amongst the Anfield faithful. One thing that has made Van Dijk stand out, apart from his obvious talents as a footballer, is the fact he uses “VIRGIL” on the back of his shirt …

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2022 World Cup: Who Are The Standout Players So Far?

Although the FIFA 2022 World Cup was not without its fair share of controversy in the run-up to the competition, now that the tournament has kicked off, it’s safe to say that the focus is very much on football once again. And while it is still very much early days in the competition, the group …

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6 Reasons Why Crypto Sponsorships Are Trending In Football

You may have noticed that in the past few years, there has been an increase in the number of football teams sponsored by cryptocurrency companies. At first, it may seem like an odd pairing. After all, what do virtual currencies have to do with a physical sport? However, upon closer examination, it becomes clear that …

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Allan Saint-Maximin: The Saviour of Newcastle?

If there’s one Newcastle player who’s a joy to watch, it’s the unparalleled Allan Saint-Maximin. The suave Frenchman is ruthless, talented, and clearly intent on rising to the top. He’s as good as they always claimed he was – and that’s a rare phenomenon in the world of football. An attacker extraordinaire, he might also …

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Liverpool fans’ fury as photo emerges of Ox joking with Declan Rice after West Ham defeat

Liverpool were dealt their first defeat of the season on Sunday as an invigorating West Ham performance ensured the Irons jumped up to third place in the Premier League table. A frustrating outing, to say the least, Jurgen Klopp’s men remained lethargic throughout the game as they struggled to break down a resolute West Ham …

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Twitter reacts to Vinicius Junior’s ankle-breaking run from his own box against Rayo Vallecano

There is no stopping Vinicius Jr. at Real Madrid at the moment. The Brazilian was instrumental on the pitch as Real Madrid secured a 2-1 victory over Rayo Vallecano to move two points clear at the top of La Liga. Vinicius was, arguably, the most sensational performer of the evening as he played a vital …

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Amad Diallo bagged a superb goal for the U23s while the first-team were given the runaround by City

It has been a disappointing few weeks for Manchester United fans. Following a string of poor results, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men endured another exhausting afternoon as the Red Devils suffered a humiliating 2-0 defeat to local rivals Manchester City on Saturday. While the first-team delivered yet another underwhelming performance at Old Trafford, at the U-23 …

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Son Heung-min’s presumed response to a racist Vitesse fan was brilliant

Tottenham Hotspur scraped a narrow 3-2 victory over Vitesse on an eventful Thursday evening in the UEFA Europa Conference League as Antonio Conte kick-started his tenure with three valuable points at his new club. Spurs began the game as the dominant side, scoring three goals within the first thirty minutes, only to concede twice in …

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Spurs Twitter loved Antonio Conte asking defenders to not take the easy route of launching it up

A ‘rollercoaster ride’ ride would be an understatement at describing Antonio Conte’s first outing as Tottenham Hotspur manager on an eventful European evening. Five goals, three red cards, and an animated manager on the touchline provided the much-needed tonic as the Lilywhites ensured they took the spoils of victory on Thursday. Although an anxious encounter, …

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Thiago Alcantara with hair in things Liverpool fans never knew they needed

All seems well at Liverpool FC. Aside from potentially teetering towards yet another injury crisis, Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League win over Atletico Madrid maintained the positive atmosphere surrounding the club, as they secured qualification for the next stage of the competition. While there were several takeaways from the game – most notably the home support’s …

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The mid-air skill that summed up Antony’s masterclass display against Dortmund

A goal down at half-time, Erik Ten Hag’s Ajax, once again, proved their combative nature, as the Amsterdam outfit produced a remarkable comeback to win 1-3 against Borussia Dortmund to secure qualification for the next stage of the UEFA Champions League. Goals from Dusan Tadic, Sebastian Haller, and Davy Klassen propelled the visitors towards victory, …

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