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Sent-Off Non-League Captain Loses it With a Fan and Tries to Punch Him

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I wonder was he reading through the Premier League archives last night and decided to make a name for himself? It exactly 19 years since Eric Cantona's infamous kung fu attack on a Crystal Palace fan who threw hot tea on the Frenchman but this looks like it was verbal abuse which the Goole captain couldn't cope with.

[VIDEO] More Player on Referee Violence in Argentina

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One of the latest incidents of players blowing up and attacking a referee occurred in a Jorge Newbery v. Huracán de Arribeños match down in Argentina:

No matter whether you agree with a call or not, this type of response is uncalled for and horrific. FIFA clearly needs to do more, have more draconian responses, to these types of incidents, but seeing how it seems incompetent to end racial abuse at the highest levels of the sport, it's unlikely to make much difference in unsportsmanlike conduct in the lower levels of the so-called beautiful game.

‘Keeper Esteban Alvarado Attacks Pitch Invader, Gets Sent Off, AZ Alkmaar Walk Out In Protest (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Here's a little firecracker to start the morning off. Last night's last-16 tie in the KNVB Cup between Ajax and AZ Alkmaar had to be abandoned after just 38 minutes (with Ajax leading 1-0) after an incident involving a pitch invader caused the away side to leave the field in protest.

Arsenal

Do Arsenal fans still have faith in Wenger?

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Wenger Knows......What? by BN

After yesterday's dire performance, yet another one this season, for me it's time for change, I want Arsene out.

You must question his motivational skills for the team to continually start games as slow as we do . We need to get into teams from the first whistle put them under pressure make them scared to come to the Emirates, but we tap the ball around from side to side with no threat or penetration and allow visiting teams to settle their nerves and enjoy their surroundings.

Arsenal Debate: Is it just a minority that want things to change?

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Whose beloved Arsenal is under attack and from where? by TN

Those that support the current 'Status Quo' at Arsenal believe they are under attack from a small but vocal minority.
Whereas, those calling for change believe change is the only answer to the current demise of their beloved club.

Diaby: I’m not replacing Alex Song – I want to attack!

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Diaby says he is Arsenal's Yaya Toure not Alex Song by AM Abou Diaby has hogged the limelight with his superlative performance against Liverpool. Following Alex Song's departure to Barcelona, there were questions about who is going to take up the role vacated by him. Diaby says that Coquelin and Arteta are the ones who [.

Jenkinson – Arsenal are going to Anfield for all three points

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The Arsenal full-back Carl Jenkinson is really looking forward to going to Anfield this weekend, and believes that despite failing to score in the first two games of the season, Arsenal will be able to take advantage of a more open game to grab all three points. "Anfield is always a great place to play [.

The FA won’t punish Balotelli for Song attack – This is crazy!

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Balotelli gets away with it! by KJ Some shocking news has filtered its way onto twitter. Mario Balotelli will not receive any retrospective action after his horrific tackle on Alex Song during the 1-0 win against Man City at the Emirates. According to the FA, an official saw the incident and decided it was not [.

Wenger promises to attack in Milan

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Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal must score an away goal when they visit AC Milan on Wednesday to make it easier to qualify for the next round. He said: "You always have to push for a goal when you play away in the first leg because it gives you a cushion for the second leg,". [...]

Wenger – We’re stronger now and will attack Barcelona

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Arsene Wenger is feeling much more confident this season than when Arsenal faced Barcelona in last year's Champions League Quarter-Finals. The Gunners only managed to come back to earn a draw at the Emirates last time, but Wenger is confident that he has a substantially stronger side this time around.

Report Card: Ballon d’Or Nominations

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With the Ballon d'Or nominations finally releasing this weekend, the headlines have mostly been devoted to the fact that world champions Italy have no representation whatsoever. But why blame the press for paying excessive attention to an irrelevant detail? After all, the award itself is destined to be heading Lionel Messi's way, which means very little is there to be talked about in terms of debating the winner, right?

Ibra Burns the Bridge Back to San Siro

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Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has become the latest Barcelona star to egotistically pronounce the treble winning club's's dominance over their global rivals. Following Sweden's bitter loss to Denmark this weekend, where the spotlight was stolen away from him thanks to Nicklas Bendtner's scintillating performance for the Danes, Ibrahimovic has taken his frustrations out on former club Inter Milan.

Shameless Barca Continue Cesc Pursuit

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Barcelona may be the treble winners last season. In addition, they may also be the side with arguably the most potent attack in Europe, comprising of the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thierry Henry, Bojan Krkic, and FIFA World Player of the Year hopeful Lionel Messi. On top of that, they also possess one of the most powerful midfield combinations in the continent in the form of Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez.

Dreadful Olympiacos Waste Nikopolidis Heroics

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As the Olympiacos team bus got closer and closer to the Finsbury Park area, I am sure veteran goalkeeper Antonios Nikopolidis began to relive some of the greatest moments of his career at the highest level. From his invaluable contribution in Greece's historic Euro 2004 win to his consistency during his club's league triumph over the last three years, Nikopolidis is no stranger to success at a grand stage.

PFA Chief Calls for Calm Over Adebayor

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PFA chief Gordon Taylor has urged football fans, pundits, and the FA to put a stop to the lynch mob mentality that is surrounding Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor. The targetman stirred up controversy over the weekend by first stamping on Robin van Persie's face before scoring a goal and sprinting the length of the pitch to celebrate in front of the angry Gunners fans.

Skipper Terry: The Difference Maker?

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Some moments are never meant to be forgotten. The entire world of football witnessed one such shocking moment a little less than two years ago in London. On a rainy evening at Wembley, hosts England were expected to advance to the finals of Euro 2008 with just a draw needed against visiting Croatia.

Thursday Throwdown: A to Z

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Another week of Premiership action is now in the books, and Thursday means one thing: it's time for the Thursday Throwdown from A to Z. Here we go...

AÂ is for Anelka. Chelsea fans should be counting their lucky stars that both Nicolas Anelka and Didier Drogba are in spectacular form.

The Eduardo Witch Hunt: A True Story

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A great majority of the football world has grown used to laughing off Arsene Wenger's dramatic remarks over major incidents in recent years. This is precisely why the Arsenal manager was largely ignored when he labeled the accusations over Gunners striker Eduardo's recent "dive" against Celtic as a "witch-hunt".

The Real Victim of Arsenal Manager’s Crazy Man United Attack!

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So little time has been given to the silent helpless victim of that horrendous offence committed by Arsene Wenger that led to him being ordered to the stands. Today we reveal the identity of the poor victim of the Old Trafford incident. (How the hell can a manager be sent off for kicking a plastic container, insane)!

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Croatia charges nine over PAOK bus attack

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ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia on Tuesday charged nine hooligans for attacking a bus of PAOK fans ahead of the Greek club's Europa League match against Dinamo Zagreb in December. Four Greek nationals were injured in the December 14 incident. The nine, aged between 18 and 23, were charged with stoning the bus ferrying around 40 [.

Uruguay coach robbed of $500,000 in bank fraud

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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has been robbed of about $500,000 in a systematic attack on his back account. Police officials confirmed the incident on Wednesday and said a domestic employee, Tabarez's sister and brother-in-law were being held. Officials would not confirm the amount, but suggested newspaper accounts was accurate.

Uruguay coach robbed of $500,000 in bank fraud

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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has been robbed of about $500,000 in a systematic attack on his back account. Police officials confirmed the incident on Wednesday and said a domestic employee, Tabarez's sister and brother-in-law were being held. Officials would not confirm the amount, but suggested newspaper accounts was accurate.

English Premier League

Chelsea Thugs Slash Irish Rugby Aces

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Chelsea thugs slashed Irish Rugby aces after a row, which erupted at 10.30pm on the night Chelsea secured their third Premier League title.

Togo will play in the Africa Cup of Nations

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Togo's football team will play in the Africa Cup of Nations, it was announced even after the government withdrew the participation after a deadly attack on Friday. New agencies stated that the team had decided to stay back in Angola in memory of those who had died and didn't want to run off like cowards.

Quarter 1 Report Card: New Club Managers

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With the first quarter of football almost over in most leagues around Europe, now is a good time to measure the current progress of some of the giant clubs on the continent. Actually, analyzing the success or failure of clubs in general won't be nearly as exciting as identifying a more specific object of analysis.

Will Burnley’s Home Record Survive Sunderland?

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After experiencing a promising start in the top flight by defeating the current Premiership champions, Burnley's form went crashing down with two heavy road defeats at the hands of Chelsea and Liverpool, 3-0 and 4-0 respectively. Now, they have to defend their perfect record at home against Sunderland, who come pumped and ready after thrashing Hull City 4-1 at home.

Reds Seek to Continue the Momentum

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There is no denying that Liverpool F.C. is the form team in the Barclays Premier League at the moment. Rafa's Reds have defied all odds to overcome a frustrating start to the campaign and surprisingly, the Steven Gerrard - Fernando Torres pairing isn't exclusively responsible for leading the revival.

Will Burnley’s Home Record Survive Sunderland?

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After experiencing a promising start in the top flight by defeating the current Premiership champions, Burnley's form went crashing down with two heavy road defeats at the hands of Chelsea and Liverpool, 3-0 and 4-0 respectively. Now, they have to defend their perfect record at home against Sunderland, who come pumped and ready after thrashing Hull City 4-1 at home.

teammates

Antonio Cassano – The People’s Player

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Antonio Cassano has reinvented himself. Not only has he changed his physical approach by losing weight, he has changed his mental approach too, becoming not only more mature, but also a leader. He is now someone who visits hospitals and gives signed shirts to sick children. He is now someone who can carry a team on his back, provide assists for his teammates, and entertain the crowd.

Soccer at Warp Speed

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Today I'm reading an article at MLSnet.com about Dallas committing to what the writer called "attacking" soccer. Â I like to call it "Soccer at warp speed".

Let me give you some background. Â Soccer was the only sport I played as a kid and I played like a lunatic. Â We ran hard, we kicked hard, we tackled hard (I even once broke a kid's leg slide tackling him.

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Dortmund Bus Attack Latest: Suspect Carried Out Explosions To ‘Negatively Effect Prices Of Shares He’d Purchased In Club’

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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying out the explosive attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus before last Tuesday's Champions League game against Monaco.

Notes discovered at the scene (immediately described by investigators as "dubious") appeared to claim responsibility in the name of Islamic extremists, though prosecutors are now alleging that the motive may, somewhat oddly, be entirely financial.

Football Glossary: Attack

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Attack: Rather than protecting the goal this means to try to score a goal; always looking to score.

Euro 2012 Dates – Former Ireland captain Keane back on the attack

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Outspoken former Ireland captain Roy Keane has raged up his attack of his internal bedside and declared himself quick to act on anyone in the team who disagrees with him. Who are you shouting for!?

Hearts Fan Charged After Neil Lennon Attack

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A Hearts fan has been charged with assault aggravated by religious prejudice after a touchline attack on Celtic coach Neil Lennon during the Hoops' 3-0 win at Hearts.

Trailing 2-0 at the time, the angry Hearts fan evaded crowd police and raced his way towards the away dugout where he launched himself at the Celtic boss.

Blame Canada: Canadian Goose Disrupts Soccer Match

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Not sure what set this goose off . . . maybe the ref made a bad call.

Togo football team returns, might rejoin

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The Togo Football team returned home from the African Cup of Nations after the country's president expressed concern. While the team was still keen to stay to play despite losing three members of the squad to the gun attack on their boss, President Faure Gnassingbe urged to team to come back. But the Sports Minister [.