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7 Times Underdogs STUNNED The Champions League

Steve Charnock
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Tuesday and Wednesday evening sees the first legs of this year’s Champions League Quarter Finals. And it’s a familiar line-up, with most of the big boys still present and paired up together. Which means we’ve got some pretty tasty fixtures… Juve Vs. Barca, Dortmund Vs. Monaco and Real Vs. Bayern. Oh, yeah. And Leicester City […]

The 7 ‘Funniest’ Ever Pranks Pulled By Footballers

Steve Charnock
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So, then. It’s April Fools Day this weekend. A time for jokes, gags, pranks, stunts and wind-ups. But rather than leaving it all to comedians and newspaper editors, we thought we’d focus in on the real kings of the practical joke – footballers. Yes, that’s right, we all know that there’s no one funnier than […]

The 7 Most Surprising England Call-ups

Patrick McDevitt
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International weekend sees the Home Nations continue in their campaign to reach World Cup 2018. After a promising, but ultimately futile, performance against Germany in Wednesday’s friendly, England’s attention turns to Lithuania. The Three Lions meet their Baltic counterparts, managed by one time Heart of Midlothian striker, Edgaras Jankauskas, at Wembley on Sunday. The fixture […]

Five Of The Best League Cup Finals Ever

Steve Charnock
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What are you doing on Sunday afternoon? That’s right, you’re watching the League Cup final.┬áLet’s face it, that’s what everyone still calls it, isn’t it? It’s technically the ‘EFL Cup’ final now, isn’t it? But whether it’s the EFL Cup, the Worthington’s Cup, the Rumbelows Cup or even the Milk Cup (remember that one?), most […]

CHOKED! The Premier League Leaders Who Threw It All Away…

Steve Charnock
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There are fourteen games left of the 2016/17 Premier League season and Chelsea lead by a full nine points. Most football fans, bookmakers and clubs are poised to write off the title as the West Londoners’ after this weekend. If┬áSpurs leave Anfield on Saturday evening without three points, it’s game over, isn’t it? Isn’t it? […]

Mourinho Vs. Wenger: 6 Times They Specialised in Failure

Steve Charnock
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Sometimes people rub you up the wrong way at work, don’t they? Colleagues, bosses, underlings, reps, salespeople, site managers – whoever. They say or do something that really grinds your gears and you know you’re never going to forget it and bury the hatchet with them. The same is true in football, of course. But […]

England Vs. Scotland – Who’s Best At Which Sports?

Steve Charnock
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This Friday sees two of sport’s (and history’s) fiercest foes facing off against one another in an all-important World Cup qualifier. It’s England Vs. Scotland. The Three Lions are unbeaten and, although not impressing hugely so far, will be looking to maintain their decent start with a view to topping the group. Scotland, for their […]