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Jack Wilshere's girlfriend gets threatened by jealous fan

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Arsenal youngster Jack Wilshere has called in police after a jealous female "fan" threatened to murder his girlfriend.

The 17-year-old Arsenal is rising in popularity around the football world and it seems that a few over-devoted fans have started posting messages on internet sites expressing their love for the young Gooner.

Female Leeds fan gets carried away in goal celebration

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Watch out for the girl in red, as the crowd celebrate a Leeds goal in the 2-1 win on Tuesday evening against Walsall.

Paul Merson can't contain his excitement

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Last night as he was doing analysis for Sky Sports, Paul Merson watching the Burnley - Man Utd game, just couldn't keep his feelings to himself.

With Burnley taking the lead in the 19th minute, Merson gets more and more excited as the game goes on reaching the point at the final whistle (4.

Man City upset Barcelona in Nou Camp friendly

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With both teams fielding weakened sides for the annual Joan Gamper pre-season friendly in Barcelona. Man City pulled off a shock by beating Barca 1-0 with Martin Petrov scoring the only goal of the game.

Despite being roared on by 90,000 Catalans and with the debut of Zlatan Ibrahimacvic, Barcelona were kept out by a superb display by Shay Given.

Flamengo taunt Real Madrid over shirt sales

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Having aquired Adriano earlier in the season, Brazilian side Flamengo's shirt sales have gone through the roof!

With Flamengo being Brazil's most popular club, and helped by Adriano changing his squad number every 5 minutes, it seems that there is no holding those Brazilians back when it comes to getting hold of a replica shirt.

Top Links

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A few posts from around the Football blogosphere!

Robbie Fowler resorts to Ninja (Dirty Tackle)

Man City fan gets tatoo predicting Champions league 2011 win (Who ate all the pies)

Great slalom goal from Alex Hleb for Stuttgart, this evening (101gg)

Paul Lambert gets Norwich job, after beating them 7-1 in opening game (the guardian)

Top ten football stadiums of the world (Pitch Invasion)

Dani Alves gets plastic surgery (The Spoiler)

Roman Abramovich is gonna be a dad.

45 yard lob goal from Malta Super Cup

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This goal comes straight from the Maltese Super Cup and a match between Sliema Wanderers and Hibernians. A game which was played in front of a few hundred fans and a very annoying drummer.

Anyway, the goal scorer's name is Alex Muscat, who executes a perfect 45 metre lob over the keeper which sends the crowd and the said drummer into raptures!

First blood to Arsenal in Battle of Britain tie

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Arsenal will take a 2-0 lead to The Emirates after beating Celtic 2-0 at Parkhead.
After an Arshavin effort was ruled out for offside. A wicked William Gallas deflection of his back from a Fabregas freekick, gave the Gooners the lead, and then a second half Gary Caldwell own goal doubled their lead, leaving an up-hill task for Celtic in the second leg.

Sol Campbell in talks with Newcastle, so he can live in his big country house

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Good news for Newcastle. With most of their star players headed out the exit door, Sol Campbell is in negotiations with Newcastle United about a possible move to St James' Park.

The former England centre-half, a free agent after leaving Portsmouth this summer, is engaged to Fiona Barrett – of the Barrett property empire family – and the couple have recently bought the magnificent Hallington Hall in Northumberland, and is keen to settle down as Lord of the manor at his new country spread.

Jimmy Bullard the comedian

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This video from Sky's Soccer AM, shows the making of Sky Sports pen pics for each Premier League player. All they had to do was turn and smile. George Boeteng was fine, but it was all a bit of a struggle for Jimmy Bullard.

Funny Stuff!

No replay for Crystal Palace after ghost goal

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That Championship match between Bristol City and Crystal Palace will not be replayed, the Football League has confirmed, following the so-called goal that never was.

Palace had been looking for a rematch after their striker Freddie Sears had a "goal" ruled out even though the ball had gone into the net and bounced back out again.

Fenerbahce fan hugs Emre's leg

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This Fenerbahce fan gets his reward for running onto the pitch risking the wrath of the police and stewards, by getting to hug the holy grail that is Emre's leg.

The fan in question is called Rambo Okan and a legend among Fenebahce fans for his mad antics, such as this.

Nicklas Bendtner gets all generous

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The rather over-confident Arsenal striker, Niklas Bendtner announced his decision to switch his squad number from 26 to 52 on Arsenal's website, yesterday.

However, being aware of the fact that many Gooners have already bought the shirt with his 26 squad number, the young Swede has offered to compensate those who have already shelled out for the shirt.

Maradona gets carried away with goal celebration

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After some pretty dismal results of late, Diego Maradona was hoping for a good performance from his Argentina side in Moscow last night in the friendly against Russia.

So, after Jesus Datalo put away the third goal for the Argentines, Datalo rushed to his coach on the sidelines who embraced him in jubilant fashion and threw him to the floor, whereby Maradona starts to show him his appreciation a little too much!

David Bentley drives into lamp-post while drunk

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David Bentley today apologised to Tottenham and the club's fans after being charged with drink driving. He apparently collided with a lamp-post in the early hours of this morning, Hertfordshire police have confirmed.

"He has been charged with a drink driving offence and has been released on bail to return to St Albans Magistrates' Court on 28 August," A police spokeswoman said.