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“Have you ever seen United win the league?” sang Anfield on an awful day in ’92. I have now. 13 times. Not seen Liverpool win it for 25 yrs. — Andy Mitten (@AndyMitten) April 28, 2015 On the 28th April 1990 Liverpool chalked up their 18th league title – more than any other English club […]
Seaside club AFC Bournemouth did the unthinkable last night and secured their place in next season’s Premier League with a 3-0 win over Bolton. Eddie Howe has worked wonders at Dean Court and will have a major task on his hands next season when the Cherries visit the likes of Man United, Chelsea, Arsenal and […]
Speaking on BT Sport this week, Steve McManaman claimed Manchester United are ‘miles away’ and would need to spend at least £150m if they are to challenge for the title next season. Retired winger Steve McManaman spent his best footballing years in a Liverpool shirt before joining Real Madrid and Manchester City. Criticising Manchester United’s performance […]
Darren Farley is a well known football impersonator, and in a brand new video the comic has had fun with Everton boss Roberto Martinez after the Toffees beat Man United 3-0 last weekend. During a spoof interview, it was put to Martinez that Everton have money in the bank to spend on new players this […]
Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson weighed in on the Messi v Ronaldo debate whilst playing a frame of snooker on the BBC. Cristiano Ronaldo’s old mentor explained why he though the Real Madrid superstar is better than Leo Messi, claiming the Barcelona man couldn’t score a hat-trick for a small club. “Many people […]
One Arsenal fan has clearly taken on his girlfriend as a bit of a pet project after she posted photos of the ‘Arsenal Exam’ she passed with flying colours. Saskia’s boyfriend, clearly quite impressed, marked the test an A and wrote ‘Well done Saskia! As a result I will not be dumping you!’ Questions ranged from […]
Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard could make his first senior Real Madrid squad when Los Blancos host Almeria in La Liga on Wednesday night, according to VGSporten in Norway. 16 year old Martin Odegaard is yet to be given a chance in the first team by Carlo Ancelotti but a string of first team injuries could […]
There was an interesting discussion on BT Sport this week over whether Chelsea are a good team to watch. The topic was raised in the aftermath of Chelsea’s 0-0 draw at Arsenal last weekend, when Jose Mourinho set up his team without a recognised striker from kick-off. The Blues went on the ground out a […]
Gary Neville took to Twitter today to celebrate an embarrassing 25 year Liverpool milestone. On this day in 1990 (28th April) Liverpool were crowned champions of England for the 18th time. Twenty-five years today since Liverpool were last crowned champions. You would have been sectioned for predicting that in 1990 — Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) April […]
After two superb shifts for Real Madrid in their last two matches, Spanish paper Marca today splash their front cover with a definitive claim that Los Blancos want to sign Javier Hernandez from Manchester United this summer. After scoring the winner against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League in midweek, the on-loan Manchester United striker scored […]
Jurgen Klopp will face Bayern Munich for the final times as Borussia Dortmund coach tonight in the semi-final of the DFB Pokal. Here at 101GreatGoals HQ, we played out the game on FIFA 15 to see how we thought it might end. Marco Reus tore the Bayern defence apart and helped Dortmund to a shock […]
Reports are surfacing in both England and Spain on Tuesday that FC Barcelona striker Pedro is now a target for both Arsenal and Chelsea. According to the Express (see below), Arsenal will look to make Barcelona’s 27-year-old Spanish forward Pedro their first signing of the summer with a £24 million bid. Pedro has only started 17 of […]
In form Spanish midfielder Juan Mata today celebrates his 27th birthday. The Manchester United star, signed from Chelsea for £37m in January 2014, recently became a regular in the XI under Louis van Gaal. To celebrate his 27th birthday, the Manchester United Facebook page published a video of Juan Mata’s season highlights thus far. Including […]
Manchester United loanee Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez is finally enjoying a purple patch at Real Madrid, scoring three in his last two goals including a crucial last minute winner against Atletico Madrid. To the anger of some Manchester United fans, the Mexican striker was quoted saying that Real Madrid are the best team in the world. […]
Here’s a brilliant goal we suspect you have not seen. Last week in Colombia there was an under-20 match between Valle and Antioquia which witnessed a super goal from kick-off. Pablo Sabbag is an 17-year-old Colombian striker who belongs to local powerhouse Deportivo Cali, and last week he made headlines with a brilliant, opportunist goal on loan at Antioquia. As the […]
Spanish radio station Onda Cero last night reported that Real Madrid are trying to reach an agreement with Iker Casillas over a summer exit from the club. The 33 year old club legend has two years remaining on his current deal at the Santiago Bernabeu but the club have been heavily linked to Manchester United […]
According to German daily Bild on Tuesday, Manchester United’s quest to land Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gündogan has just got a lot harder. If the rumours are true, Bayern Munich have now declared their interest in trying to sign the 24-year-old German international midfielder. Bayern, of course, has a good track record of prising top stars […]
When was the last time a swap deal actually happened? And then consider when they last time a swap deal actually happened involving two of the biggest clubs in world football. With that in mind, the back page of the Sun on Tuesday attempts to convince readers that Real Madrid are considering swapping Gareth Bale for Chelsea’s Eden […]
Could Arsenal be about to sell Jack Wilshere to Manchester City? The back page of the Mirror on Tuesday bigs up belief that Manchester City are gearing up for a £30 million bid for Arsenal’s 23-year-old midfielder Wilshere. The Mirror make it plain that the Gunners, and Arsene Wenger in particular, are reticent not to allow Wilshere to […]
Belgian footballer Gregory Mertens is in an induced coma after suffering cardiac arrest during a football match. The 24-year-old Lokeren defender, pictured in the centre of the picture above, was playing in an U21 match against Genk when he lost consciousness and collapsed in the 25th minute. Medics rushed onto the pitch and treated Mertens […]
In what is an incredible achievement, Bournemouth were effectively promoted to the Premier League on Monday night after beating Bolton 3-0. The Cherries are guaranteed promotion to the top flight for the first time unless they fall to the biggest upset in football history and lose 19-0 to Charlton. It seems as though seeing the […]
Eden Hazard and Harry Kane were the big winners at the PFA Player of the Year awards ceremony on Sunday night. For Kane, this is his first individual trophy after an outstanding breakout season which has seen him become the first Spurs player to score 30 goals in a single campaign. It was more standard […]
Gareth Bale is working intensely in order to be fit for Real Madrid’s Champions League semi-final against Italian champions Juventus. Bale missed the second leg of the club’s quarter-final against Atletico due to a calf injury he picked up earlier in the month in the win over Malaga. In an Instagram video posted by Bale, […]
There is still a division between Arsenal supporters: the optimists and pessimists. Those who choose to focus on what is bad point to 11 years without a league title and a limp late challenge that was snuffed out by Chelsea. Those who are positive and look to the future with hope can point to the […]
The action started early on Saturday for BATE Borisov captain Dzmitry Likhtarovich. Ahead of their 2-0 win over Gomel, the BATE skipper was given a taster of the battle to come by a departing cheerleader! The pre-match entertainer was in such a rush to leave the pitch that she took Likhtarovich off his feet when […]
It’s been a historic night for Bournemouth. The Championship side clinched promotion to the Premier League with a resounding 3-0 win over Bolton. It’s the first time that Bournemouth will grace the richest league in the world and it’s extraordinary that they’re doing so. Manager Eddie Howe is being labelled as the English Special One […]
Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn went crazy on live television after the club effectively sealed promotion to the Premier League. If ever you could vindicate a crazy celebration, it’s in these circumstances. Manager Eddie Howe has guided Bournemouth to three promotions in the last six years and there’s a real excitement around the team who have […]
Yesterday, we saw Premier League teams reaching new heights and hitting new lows. For many Manchester United fans, the defeat to Everton was arguably the worst result of the season. Coming after things supposedly ‘clicked’ at the club, United were a mess. Beating the Red Devils 3-0 at home was arguably the highlight of Everton’s […]
Football, eh, what won’t it sell?! This new Samsung advertisement shows that the sport has the capacity to shift washing machines as a host of Juventus players star in the humourous commercial. Boss Max Allegri informs Giorgio Chiellini, Antonio Barzagli and Stefano Sturaro that the squad will welcome a new arrival, and the three gossip […]
Brendan Rodgers has praised young star Jordon Ibe and said that the player is very important for Liverpool. The 19-year-old has looked impressive in his appearances for the club since returning from his loan spell at Derby County. He very much fits the bill when it comes to the kind of footballer that Rodgers is […]
The parody animators at 442oons never miss a beat and have released a spoof cartoon of the PFA Player of the Year awards in the aftermath of the real show. Harry Kane and Eden Hazard picked up the Young Player and Senior Player awards respectively with the Spurs striker starring here as an incomprehensible winner. […]
Holy moly, this goal is amazing! Simon Richter, a defender for Danish side Roskilde, displayed impressive athleticism to score an exceptional bicycle kick against AB. It was the third goal in a 5-2 away thrashing dished out by his side and the referee really should have called time after this effort. You know that a […]
Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez’s dream of a permanent move to Real Madrid looks to be in jeopardy due to the striker’s poor relationship with manager Carlo Ancelotti. Not rated by Louis van Gaal, manager of parent club Manchester United, Chicharito has found little solace at the Bernabeu, where he’s been an outsider for much of the […]
Whoever said that being a mascot was lame needs to be shown this video of the Arsenal v Chelsea match through the eyes of Gunnersaurus, or more accurately the ‘GunnerCam’ strapped to him. Sure, the job is slightly degrading and you’re trapped inside a suit for the entire day, but it also has its advantages. […]
A love of mind games and the media war, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho responded to criticism from Arsenal fans who found his side boring by saying that waiting 11 years for a title win is boring. The Special One knows how to get a rise out of people and, sure enough, that blunt comeback infuriated […]
Honved grabbed a 1-1 draw against high-flying rivals Debrecen yesterday thanks a wondergoal from Guinean attacker Souleymane Youla. He got on the end of a venomous cross from the left flank, reaching the ball ahead of goalkeeper Istvan Verpecz and lobbing it over his head with a flick of the boot. It’s Youla’s sixth goal […]
Up against one of the best teams in the world, particularly when it comes to keeping possession, Gerard Pique always had a tough task during today’s game of rondo. The Barcelona centre-back didn’t have the sympathy of his teammates though, they tauntingly cheered his strenuous efforts to get the ball. Despite never intercepting, Pique eventually […]
We have yet another terrific clip from Eden Hazard’s skills session with the F2Freestylers for Rio Ferdinand’s 5 Magazine. For a longer version, see the wildly popular: Chelsea's Eden Hazard shows off his skills, tricks & perfect penalties for 5 Magazine . The clip below shows the two F2Freestylers Billy Wingrove & Jeremy Lynch show […]
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers today told the press that Daniel Sturridge might not feature again this season. The star striker has not featured since Liverpool’s 1-0 FA Cup replay win over Blackburn Rovers earlier in April. Aged 25, Daniel Sturridge has struggled to gain fitness all season long and has managed just 7 Premier League […]
Chelsea supporters certainly enjoyed their afternoon at The Emirates on Sunday. Jose Mourinho’s team moved a step closer to the Premier League title with a 0-0 draw at Arsenal. And, the Chelsea support were able to sing about Cesc Fabregas after the 0-0 draw as the Spaniard returned to his former club. The Spanish playmaker […]