Usain Bolt gives Sergio Agüero a unique lesson of speed ahead of the Manchester Derby

Video: Usain Bolt Goes Head-to-Head With Sergio Aguero!

Usain Bolt and Sergio Aguero are the stars in a hilarious new Puma advert doing the rounds on YouTube. The video is designed to keep anticipation high ahead of Sunday’s mouthwatering Manchester derby with Bolt, wearing red, seeking to put Aguero, sporting the sky blue of City, through his paces. He overhits through balls, puts in crosses which are too deep and overplays practically everything but not before he casually tells the City title hero of 2012, “hey! So you think that you are ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Amazing Cristiano Ronaldo Hits Another Hat-trick

Cristiano Ronaldo hit a hat-trick as Real Madrid thumped Galatasary 6-1 in their opening Group B Champions League clash in Istanbul. Ronaldo, who extended his contract with Los Blancos until 2018 earlier in the week, scored with his left foot, his right foot, before firing home with aplomb after producing a mazy run preluded by an exquisite step-over. The treble was the 21st time in his career that ‘CR7’ had bagged a hat-trick, again in truly mesmeric fashion as Carlo Ancelotti’s men made a ... Continue Reading →
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UEFA Champions League 2013/2014 Preview

In The Stands’ European expert Rolly Pelovangu looks ahead to another season of the UEFA Champions League. The middle of September usually means one thing for a number of Europe’s biggest clubs. The return of the UEFA Champions League! The fanfare, the now infamous theme song preluding all matches, those wonderfully packed out stadiums coupled with the most watched players on the continent are just some of the archetypal features prevalent in Europe’s elite club competition. And if events of ... Continue Reading →
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Ashley Young Is A Diving Cheat Says Graham Poll

Retired referee Graham Poll has labelled Manchester United winger Ashley Young a cheat and called for him to be banned for five matches. Poll’s comments come in the wake of another diving storm circulating serial offender Young who took an ill advised plunge during Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Crystal Palace at the weekend. Young faked contact with Palace defender Kagisho Dikgacoi early in the first half although referee Jon Moss was unmoved and quickly booked the England star’s ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich Win; Inter 1-1 Juventus

Our quick round-up of all the major teams across Europe’s major leagues features Barcelona’s 3-2 win at home to Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund’s 6-2 demolition of Hamburg and Inter Milan’s 1-1 draw with Juventus. Barcelona kept up their 100% start to the season after a hard fought 3-2 win over Sevilla at the Camp Nou. The victory was sealed by an injury-time strike by substitute Alexis Sanchez after Sevilla thought they had nicked a point in the 89th minute. Borussia Dortmund ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Vilarreal 2-2 Real Madrid (Bale Scores On Debut)

Gareth Bale marked his Real Madrid debut with a goal as Real drew 2-2 away to Villarreal in a thrilling La Liga tie. The world’s most expensive player was named in the starting line-up at El Madrigal and proved his worth six minutes before half-time after he raced into the box and slid home Dani Carvajal’s cut-back from the right. He was then substituted after 61 minutes before the hosts grabbed an equaliser through the explosive Giovanni dos Santos. Catch highlights of the match below… Tweet Continue Reading →
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Surprise Surprise…Wayne Rooney Started For Manchester United vs Crystal Palace!

Wayne Rooney was a starter for Manchester United in their early Saturday kick-off against Crystal Palace just days after being ‘ruled out’ for England. England limped home to a goalless draw away to Ukraine during their midweek World Cup 2014 qualifying clash after looking toothless in attack with striker Wayne Rooney ruling himself out after suffering a head injury. Alas, four days later ‘Wazza’ was in full swing sporting a black headband and playing against Crystal Palace ... Continue Reading →
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Video: Maxi Rodriguez Triple Nutmeg on Jean Rolt (Gremio vs Nautico)

Defender Jean Rolt was left red faced after being nutmegged not once, not twice, but three times by Maxi Rodriguez in a spicy match between Gremio and Nautico. As the video shows, the young Uruguayan Rodriguez beat no nonsense defender Rolt once, then again before pivoting and nuttmegging him a third time. Embarrassed and frustrated, Rolt proceeded to hack down Rodriguez duly earning himself a yellow card and a face redder than Wayne Rooney on his angry days. One for ‘Ian Wright’s Worst ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: Mesut Ozil First Arsenal Training Session & Interview

Arsenal’s new signing Mesut Ozil has partook in his first ever training session with his new club as well as a glowing press conference to boot! Ozil completed a £42.5million switch from Real Madrid to the North London based club earlier in the month and trained with his new team-mates for the first time on Thursday morning at Arsenal’s training ground in London Colney. Donning the red and navy training top, Ozil participated in light ball work alongside the first team squad and found ... Continue Reading →
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Reasons We Should Not Criticize England After Ukraine Draw

England played out a 0-0 draw away to Ukraine to keep their qualification for World Cup 2014 on track. But despite this, Roy Hodgson’s men have come under heavy criticism. Typical. No sooner had they even walked off the pitch in Kiev had old big ears Gary Linekar tweeted his visceral dissatisfaction at England’s performance. For the record the BBC pundit sarcastically tweeted: ‘Good result for England… Brazil, Spain, Germany, Argentina et al, you’re in big trouble! What happens ... Continue Reading →
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Italy, the Netherlands, Argentina & USA Secure World Cup 2014 Spot

Italy, the Netherlands, Argentina and the USA have become the latest set of teams to book their place for next summer’s World Cup. All four teams bagged the three points they needed to confirm their participation in Rio come 2014. Italy booked their place in next summer’s World Cup finals after recovering from going a goal down to beat Czech Republic 2-1 in Turin. The winning goal coming from Mario Balotelli’s expertly executed spot-kick. A few miles away in Andorra la Vella Robin ... Continue Reading →
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England Fans Knifed In Ukraine By Kiev Based Hooligans

A group of England fans have fallen victim to a nasty knife attack by hooligans in Ukraine ahead of England’s crucial World Cup qualifier in Kiev. Details at the moment remain sketchy although according to the Daily Mail up to 30 Ukrainian hooligans attacked English fans situated in a coffee shop in the Ukrainian capital. The incident occurred late at night with a blood splattered pavement the only thing local police had to use to investigate the shameful happenings. Speaking on the events, ... Continue Reading →