Non-League: Ebbsfleet United To Auction Limited Edition ‘Mambo No.5’ Shirt For Charity After Squad Number Oversight Proves Viral Hit

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Unlikely as it may seem, Ebbsfleet United made national headlines over the weekend after their National League fixture against Leyton Orient was televised.

The furore surrounded defender Yado Mambo and the glaring opportunity that Ebbsfleet had missed to give him the squad number his surname so richly warranted.

One Of The Actual Copa America Centenario Trophies Is Currently For Sale On eBay, Bidding Starts At $75,000

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If you've ever fancied treating yourself to a bona fide piece of South American football memorabilia, then you may be interested to know that the actual Copa America Centenario trophy is currently being flogged on eBay.

The Centenario tournament was staged in 2016 in celebration of the 10oth anniversary of the inception of the Copa America.

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes puts himself on eBay

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Paul Scholes has listed himself on eBay to raise funds for his son's team. The recently retired Manchester United midfielder is taking to the field one last time to play for Stalybridge Celtic Juniors. The club are auctioning the chance to line-up alongside Scholes for that match and bidding is already up to £4,100.

Mercenary Belgium fans sell their Euro 2012 support to Holland on eBay

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Remember we told you about the Belgium supporters who had put their Euro 2012 allegiances up for grabs on eBay? Well, the auction has ended. The lot was won by an anonymous Dutch bidder who paid £2,400 to have the 20,000 Belgians support the Netherlands during the tournament. Unfortunately, it might be too little, too [.

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Some Soccer News for Oct 23, 2017

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It's Day 296 of 2017.

I am going to give Minnesota United their top 5 priorities for starters for 2018 in order:
  • Defense
  • Defense
  • Defense
  • Goalkeeper
  • Defensive midfielder
And as I have for many years I will keep repeating this until they fully address the issue.

£5 Per Week: Sir Stanley Matthews’ First Ever Stoke City Contract Goes Up For Auction (Photo)

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The Wizard of Dribble: Sir Stanley Matthews in action for Stoke, 1938

The very first contract that Sir Stanley Matthews signed with Stoke City as a 17-year-old in 1932 is about to come up for auction.

Perhaps unsurprising for an 85-year-old document, the contract offers a timely glimpse into professional football's humble past, with Matthews signing on to earn a princely £5 per week at the Potters, dropping to £3 per week in the off-season.

Why Arsenal really COULD get Cesc Fabregas back…..

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There has been an eruption of Arsenal rumours lately suggesting that Cesc Fabregas' emotional return to Barcelona has gone wrong and he is now regularly left on the bench. This could have something to do with his old "father" Pep Guardiola leaving the club last summer, and it seems that the new coach Tito Villanova wants to offload the ex-Arsenal captain to fund some new arrivals during the coming transfer window.

Mutiny Close Campaign With 1-0 Win

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Kate Howarth scored the only goal the Mutiny needed in Saturday's 1-0 win over F.C. Indiana at Northampton High School.

The Mutiny striker scored her 10th goal of year in the 24th minute while Vikki Alonzo picked up the clean sheet. The win pushed the Mutiny over the .500 mark and capped off a season of successes for the amateur squad.

Holding the phone...

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Please do not become alarmed, but I'm here to inform you all that a second club has submitted an offer for Chievo midfielder Michael Bradley. I am still checking into who raised their auction paddle, but have a hunch it came from outside Italy - which would probably mean that team is set to be out of luck when Mikey heads to Roma anyway.