Ultimate Football Kit Quiz iPhone App

At In The Stands we love a good addictive iPhone game and that’s why we’re playing the Ultimate Football Kit Quiz iPhone App. This is no walk in the park, it’s tricky, but perfectly doable. This really will test your knowledge of football, its not like the other kit quizzes out there that you can sail through in 5 minutes. All you have to do is guess the kit from the snapshot, and believe us some of them are very hard Think you know your football? Then download for iPhone here Tweet Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Robbie Fowler Compares Torres and Vertonghen to ‘Girls!’

The BBC have been criticized for forcing pundit Robbie Fowler to apologise to viewers live on air after comparing Fernando Torres and Jan Vertonghen to girls! Fowler’s comments came in the wake of Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Chelsea at White Hart Lane on Saturday in a fiery London derby. In a tightly contested match Spurs defender Jan Vertonghen and Blues striker Fernando Torres were involved in several off-the-ball incidents culminating in Torres being dismissed 10 minutes from time. Torres’ ... Continue Reading →
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Carlo Ancelotti Slams Real Madrid Attitude After Derby Loss

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has criticised his team after their 1-0 derby loss to Atletico Madrid on Saturday night. Real were outclassed and outfought by their city rivals who sealed another famous win at the Santiago Bernabeu courtesy of Diego Costa’s 11th minute goal. Speaking after the game Ancelotti pinpointed some of his sides’ failings before stressing the need to drastically improve. “We were slow in attack. We didn’t have a good game. We have to recover and ... Continue Reading →

Oh No! ITV Could Lose UEFA Champions League Rights

ITV could lose the right to show Champions League matches due to bidding and money issues with UEFA. Last season in France UEFA awarded exclusive Champions League rights coverage to subscription only network BEIN Sport, owned by Qatar-based TV broadcast giants Al Jazeera, thus removing European football’s showpiece competition from terrestrial French television. Now it appears that UEFA are planning to do the same here in the UK by only awarding their exclusive rights packages to the highest ... Continue Reading →

ITS: FIFA 2014 Review

September 27, 2013 was a special day for football gamers everywhere as FIFA 2014 was released to superb acclaim. And after spending hours exhausting every drop the game offers In The Stands’ Rolly Pelovangu is now ready to bring forth his verdict on the game. New year, new updates, better kits, newer stadiums and an overall revamp is what can be expected from the latest installment of the FIFA franchise. These aforementioned features are somewhat expected but despite this, something metaphysical; ... Continue Reading →

ITS Goal of The Week: Konstantin Fring Amazing Team Free-Kick (Rot-Weiss Essen vs Fortuna Düsseldorf II)

Mr Konstantin Fring (yep we have never heard of him either) picks up our Goal of The Week prize with this beautifully crafted free-kick in the German fourth division. The free-kick itself was top class but what was more impressive was how Fring and his team-mates contrived to fool many including the Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper. Tweet Continue Reading →
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Read The Daily Mail Open Letter Plea To Luis Suarez!

Wednesday night sees the return of Luis Suarez after his ban for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic last season. And guess what? The Daily Mail have penned an open letter asking the Uruguayan striker to behave! One of the more stranger things to have happened in the world of football journalism recently for sure. The footy bigwigs over at the Daily Mail have constructed a poignant and lengthy letter to the Liverpool’s Luis Suarez. Whether or not this will actually help in transforming ... Continue Reading →

Special Manchester Derby Tunnel Cam Video Released

Behind the scenes video footage of events during Manchester City’s 4-1 demolition of Manchester United have been released. The video showcases things which occurred before Sunday’s kick-off at the Etihad Stadium, during kick-off and after City’s home win. If you look hard enough you will be able to see, amongst other things the City players called into the tunnel ready for kick-off as the crowd noise begins to rise. Vincent Kompany ruffle the hair of Marouane Fellaini and then injured ... Continue Reading →
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Paolo Di Canio Had To Go Or Else Sunderland Collapsed!

So Sunderland have sacked head coach Paolo Di Canio with the Black Cats bottom of the Premier League table. In The Stands Rolly Pelovangu asks who is surprised? Just 13 games in and Di Canio has already been given the bullet with Sunderland propping up the league table, looking poor on all fronts, lacking goals and any sort of direction and worst of all harbouring a manager who looked for all intents and purposes that he has no self-control. 13 matches, 3 wins, one very impressive Tyne-Wear derby ... Continue Reading →
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The Amazing Moment Mario Balotelli Missed Penalty AC Milan v Napoli

Shock horror, Mario Balotelli missed, yes missed his first ever penalty during AC Milan’s 2-1 defeat at home to Napoli! They say all good things come to an end. A Wayne Rooney dive set the ball rolling as a previously invincible Arsenal side lost their 49 match unbeaten streak. Undefeated champion George Foreman lost the infamous ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ to Muhammad Ali and was not seen in the ring again for some 20 years. Indeed by the time Michael Schumacher had bagged his seventh ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Rayo Vallecano 0-4 Barcelona; Schalke 0-4 Bayern

Barcelona thrashed Rayo Vallecano 4-0 to stay top of La Liga whilst over in Germany Bayern Munich moved level on points with Borussia Dortmund after a resounding 4-0 win at the Veltins Arena. Pedro was the star of the show as his treble coupled with Cesc Fabregas’ 79th minute finish ensured that, as expected, the champions left the Estadio del Rayo Vallecano with all three points and albeit temporarily, extend their gap over Real Madrid at the summit of La Liga. Incidentally, it was the first ... Continue Reading →
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Liverpool Brought Back Down To Earth By Southampton

Southampton ended Liverpool’s unbeaten start to the season with a thoroughly deserved 1-0 win at Anfield. It was Dejan Lovren’s 53rd minute header from Lallana’s corner which proved decisive as he secured a famous win for Mauricio Pochettino’s men. Funnily enough, the Saints were also the very last side to have beaten Liverpool in the league way back in March at St Mary’s. So after a near perfect start to the season and their best ever start to a Premier League campaign, Monday nights 2-2 ... Continue Reading →