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Bolt’s pal Bailey out to dazzle Bayern

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayer Leverkusen forward Leon Bailey plans to prove against Bayern Munich on Friday that the Jamaican winger is even quicker with the ball at his feet than close friend Usain Bolt as the Bundesliga returns from its winter break this weekend.

Fourth-placed Leverkusen reopen proceedings on Friday with a mouth-watering clash at home to run-away league leaders Bayern, who have an 11-point lead over nearest rival Schalke.

Bolt’s pal Bailey out to dazzle Bayern

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayer Leverkusen forward Leon Bailey plans to prove against Bayern Munich on Friday that the Jamaican winger is even quicker with the ball at his feet than close friend Usain Bolt as the Bundesliga returns from its winter break this weekend.

Fourth-placed Leverkusen reopen proceedings on Friday with a mouth-watering clash at home to run-away league leaders Bayern, who have an 11-point lead over nearest rival Schalke.

Bolt determined to pursue football dream

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Austin (AFP) – Retired sprint king Usain Bolt has vowed to pursue his dream of playing professional football but admits he will not “embarrass” himself if his goal is out of reach.

The Jamaican track and field superstar, who retired from athletics after August’s World Championships, has long spoken of trying his hand at soccer and has been invited to train with Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund.

Bolt to join training at Dortmund

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Berlin (AFP) Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt, who has often said he dreams of becoming a professional footballer, will spend a few days training with Borussia Dortmund, the German club confirmed Sunday.

Britain's The Guardian had quoted the nine-time Olympic champion as saying he had been in touch with the club's coach to join training for a couple of days and to then "see what happens".

‘I’d be Messi-Ronaldo combined’ says Bolt

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Buenos Aires (AFP) Olympic sprint king Usain Bolt said Sunday that if he ever realised his long-held ambition of becoming a professional footballer, he'd like to have the skills of both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Asked by Argentine magazine Viva: "Would you prefer to be like Lionel Messi or like Cristiano Ronaldo?

Usain Bolt

Calentando el Clásico de Manchester: Kun Agüero vs. Bolt

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El sábado el United y el City se verán las caras en una nueva edición del clásico de Manchester, en un duelo picante que enfrentará a los últimos dos campeones de la English Premier League, en una temporada que recién comienza y tiene mucho de prometedora. La marca que viste a los ‘ciudadanos' sacó un divertido spot publicitario en el que se puede ver al corredor jamaiquino tratando de agotar al ‘incansable' delantero argentino.

Is Ronaldo Faster Than Usain Bolt?

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While Usain Bolt may be the fastest man in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo did something overt the weekend that I am not sure Bolt could equal.

In the match against Atletico Madrid, Ronaldo covered 96 metres in only 10 seconds. Although that is some way off Bolt's world record, keep in mind that Ronaldo was running on grass and in boots, he was concentrating on the movement of the ball and he has already run about 7km during the game before this.

Canada head stomp, FIFA investiges comments, US Open Cup final, more

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FIFA to investigate post game comments and footage emerges of a Canada player stomping on the head of a US player as the fallout from Olympic semifinal continues. US Open Cup final tonight. Union U-17s in Generation adidas Cup final on Thursday. Bolt wants to be a Red Devil. More news.

Usain Bolt To Get Trial At Man United

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So it looks like its official the rumours linking Manchester United with the world's fastest man Usain Bolt have been confirmed and the athlete will join Man United on trial before the start of the new season.

However, at FootyBlog we don't recommend that anyone looks too much into the trial Bolt won't be good enough to play at this level, despite the advantage of being the fastest man on the planet.

Descalificacion de Usain Bolt y Yohan Blake se convierte en Campeón del Mundo de 100 metros

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Con la sorpresiva Descalificacion de Usain Bolt por una salida en falso

Yohan Blake se convierte en Campeón del Mundo de 100 metros usando los adizero Prime, el calzado más ligero para Carrera nunca antes visto. Yohan Blake, de apenas 21 años, se impuso en la final.

Usain Bolt Disqualified for False Start

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Usain Bolt was about to win another 100 meter race. But, unfortunately, a stupid new rule got him disqualified. Usain Bolt jumped the gun and was kicked out of the finals in a new rule that took away the false start warning.

Hands down the best sprinter in the world if not the best track and field athlete of any kind the Jamaican wasn't too upset after the disqualification.

Manchester United

Video: Man City star Sergio Aguero trains with Man Utd fan Usain Bolt

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Manchester United fan Usain Bolt has been doing his best to help the team ahead of this weekend's derby match by attempting to wear out Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero. In a tongue-in-cheek viral video, the Jamaican sprinter is seen over-hitting a succession of passes to the Argentine star in the hope of sapping his [.

Video: Usain Bolt dedicates gold medal to Manchester United

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Usain Bolt has dedicated his 100m World Championships victory to Manchester United. The Jamaican sprinter regained his world title in Moscow yesterday evening, but his thoughts were also on the Community Shield at the time. After his race, he said: "I think if they [Manchester United] dedicated their win to me and I dedicated my [.

Usain Bolt thinks he has the qualities to play for Manchester United

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Usain Bolt has reasserted his belief that he is capable of playing for Manchester United but he fears Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement might have hurt his prospects of signing for the Premier League champions. The 100m world record holder has previously trained with United in 2009. And last year, he gave a come-and-get-me plea [.

Fergie: Bolt can play for United against Real Madrid

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Usain Bolt is a Manchester United and has spent the day at Carrington and attended games at Old Trafford before now.

Over the summer, Bolt made a video, his "audition" for United, which was pretty good evidence that he shouldn't give up his day job!

Rio Ferdinand took to Twitter to let Bolt know Sir Alex Ferguson had invited him back to Carrington.

‘It Could Be Brilliant’ – Sir Alex Hints Usain Bolt Could Make Man Utd Debut Against Real Madrid

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By Chris Wright

It would seem that, if you have designs on turning out for Manchester United, then persistence is key.

After spending the last few years relentlessly pestering Sir Alex Ferguson, badgering him for a kick-about, it now appears that the United overlord has buckled and is seriously considering allowing Usain Bolt to represent the club in a friendly against the Real Madrid Legends pencilled in for next summer.

Musket Rounds: USA vs. Canada, Robles, Imbongo, Usain Bolt to Man United, And More

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The week goes on, and what a week it is! The New England Revolution are still shedding dead weight ahead of the September 15th roster freeze, and there's been a development in the allocation order department as Luis Robles has agreed to sign with MLS and enter the process. Apart from that, there's the massive controversy over the thrilling USA vs.

Bolt angles for Manchester United trial

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The world's fastest man thinks he can offer some assistance to one of the world's most storied soccer clubs.

Usain Bolt, who set an Olympic record in the 100-meter dash with his 9.63-second run on Sunday to capture his second straight gold medal in the event, claims that he could make a difference for Manchester United if given the opportunity for a trial, something that he is reportedly serious about taking on before he departs England after the conclusion of the Olympics.

Usain Bolt Awaiting Fergie Call-Up

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Olympic 100m champion and avid Manchester Unite fan Usain Bolt has revealed his desire to play for Manchester United not just because he's the fastest man on the planet but because he also has the skills to become a pro.He said:

"People think I am joking. But if Alex Ferguson called me up and said, ‘OK let's do this, come and have a trial', it would be impossible for me to say No.

Top five conclusions Premier League weekend 17-18 March

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Wolves v Man Utd by Phentore01 1. Manchester United took the opportunity of rivals City having the weekend off to close the goal difference gap. 2. Another defeat and more evidence that Terry Goner is on a hiding to nothing at Wolves. 3. Papiss Cisse has decided that if Usain Bolt can pretend to be [.

It’s official: McLeish is the new gaffer and the first game is at Fulham

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Well, that's it then, it's official. After one of the most protracted and very public management searches ever, the club have confirmed that they have appointed ex-Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish as Gerard Houllier's successor at Villa Park.

Frankly, it's an astonishing move that has already upset the overwhelming majority of fans.

It’s official: McLeish is the new gaffer and the first game is at Fulham

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Well, that's it then, it's official. After one of the most protracted and very public management searches ever, the club have confirmed that they have appointed ex-Birmingham City manager Alex McLeish as Gerard Houllier's successor at Villa Park.

Frankly, it's an astonishing move that has already upset the overwhelming majority of fans.

2012 london olympics

U.S. Women Celebrate Gold Medal on Twitter

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The 2012 London Olympics have been referred to by many media outlets as the Twitter Games or the Twitter Olympics. With the bad press some Olympic athletes (i.e. Hope Solo) have garnered for their not-so-smart use of Twitter we wanted to show the positive side of athletes using Twitter to share their excitement with their fans.

Usain Bolt's sensational 100m win deconstructed brick by brick

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Arsene Wenger we've heard is looking for new talent. Bolt may only be slightly faster (tongue firmly in cheek) than Theo Walcott but his celebrations are way better.

Jamaica 2012 Olympic Team PUMA Collection

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While the Jamaica national football team or Reggae Boyz didn't qualify for the 2012 London Olympics, known soccer fan Usain Bolt and the rest of the Caribbean nation's track team...

Arsenal

Van Persie statement the culmination of a chain of events

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Firstly, I would like to say a big thank you for all the comments and feedback on yesterday's piece on the Red and White letter, ostensibly sent to the board, but actually written for our 'benefit'. I realise that my opinion may be one that you wholeheartedly disagree with I wish to see Usmanov as far away from the club I love as possible, while many view him as a potential wind of positive change but the debate was a fascinating one.

8 Weeks To Go And People Are Worried?

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There is 8 weeks to go until the end of the transfer window and I see that a lot of people are having a panic up that Arsenal haven't really dipped into it yet.

Of course it is frustrating to see us linked with every Tom, Dick and Harry in the footballing world yet make no signings thus far but have a little more patience.

Liverpool

DROGBA: "You see the look in his eyes and you know he's ready!"

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'Some players don't understand when to raise their game, Didier does. He can really take it to the level needed. Emotionally, you see the difference, the step up. You see the look in his eyes. Quite literally, he changes, and you know he's ready for it.'
Eddie Newton.

Rooney: Dad’s bet scam arrest a bolt from the blue

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Rooney: Dad's bet scam arrest a bolt from the blue

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Major League Soccer

VIDEO - Chicago Fire's Dominic Orduro is Fast, Freaky Fast

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What happens when Dominic Oduro puts his salary on the line to prove how fast he is?

Well.... that's a lot to fight for. And you can only imagine how fast one of the fastest players in the league is going to run to protect his earnings.

"@FreakyFast8" on Twitter easily claims his end of the bet, a jelly donut from "Touchline TV" host Brendan Hannan.

!Playoffs by Jon Parker!

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Hello again friends, I hope you're all well. What a torrid time it has been in the last week or so, I can't believe the first games of the playoffs have flown by so quickly, we've had some routine results, some unexpected jaw droppers and even a punch-up! It's never boring in the MLS is it.

Harry Redknapp

Harry set to leave a Redknapp-shaped hole at either Spurs or England

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Redknapp's version of Usain Bolt's iconic celebration was lacking in many areas.In the aftermath of the chaos that was February 9th 2012, no-one could discuss the position of Tottenham manager with any certainty. Harry Redknapp, the current incumbent, began the day with the verdict of a court case for tax evasion hanging over his head yet, come the day's completion, his immediate and medium term future was the most speculated upon in all the land.

Double Standard Mugs

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Some people out there make me laugh harder than when I'm watching Harry Redknapp having a twitching fit when S*urs are losing.

Many said Arsene Wenger needed to add to the squad and 'spend some fucking money' or Arsenal would free fall into the Orpington and Bromley Division 5 Sunday league in no time.

The Rest

The Top 5 Most Surreal Sports Stories of the Last 25 Years

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The recent Penn State football scandal has so rocked the regular news world that there have been moments when it seems this case is the most surreal the sports world has ever known.

Surreal in sports happens often on the field and in between the lines.

Recently, there was last year's World Series-Game 6, when one more out would have made the difference, and this year's Super Bowl rematch (between Giants/Patriots) when it came down to a last play.

The Gender of Second

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Mariya Savinova and Caster SemenyaWhen Caster Semenya raced from last to second in the final stretch of the women's 800 meters, some wondered is she aimed for silver. She has a turbo drive of a kick - if she'd engaged it sooner she might have taken gold. Maybe.

Second guessing someone who comes in second is a strange thing.

Isn't Laureus Awards Unfair to Team Sports?

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Lionel Messi, once again has been nominated for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award. He was nominated in three occasions and have not yet been succesful in winning this one. FC Barcelona also has been nominated in the Sport Team of the Year category and Abidal also for the Comeback of the Year.

The Twohundredpercent pre-season previews: Premier League kits

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No self-respecting football supporter would be seen without their team's 2011/12 shirt on the terraces this season. What's wrong with you? Don't love your club enough to spend 114 quid on a polyester nightmare?

Actually, kit design has improved immeasurably in recent years. Which is why it's a real pity that this year's offerings are beginning to show little signs that 1990s excess is starting to creep back in.

Is The Fate Of The Crusaders A Portent For Wrexham?

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The news came through like a bolt from the blue. Suddenly, and with a great deal of warning, the Rugby Football League announced this morning that Crusaders RFLC had withdrawn their application to play in the Super League from 2012 to 2014. The club's website had been taken down (although it is back up and running this evening) and angry supporters of the club were wondering exactly how and why it could be that a club that was purchased from administration as recently as November of last year could be at the brink of closing down.

The 2011 Womens World Cup Final: USA 2-2 Japan (Japan Win On Penalties)

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It started slowly, before rising to a beautiful tumult and ended with a penalty shoot-out which ended in a victory for the team of the aesthetes. And then, on top of that, the crowd had the good sense to roundly boo Sepp Blatter. To that extent, this evening's Women's World Cup final was, in other words, a series of small victories for football and the end of a tournament that has been a credit to its host nation, Germany, and to the womens game in a more general sense.

North Korea lost at Women’s World Cup because players were ‘struck by lightning’

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Bolt from the blue The coach of North Korea's women's football team says the team lost their opening World Cup match against the USA because their players were struck by lightning during training. The Koreans slipped to a 2-0 defeat, but coach Kim Kwang-min came armed with a fantastic excuse for the loss.