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Chelsea

Chelsea fan David Baddiel says Spurs fans’ use of ‘Yid’ is race hate

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Comedian David Baddiel says Spurs fans' use of the word 'Yid' is a race hate issue. The Chelsea fan spoke out the day after prime minister David Cameron defended Spurs supporters, saying that they should not be prosecuted. Supporters often chant "Yiddo" or "Yid Army" during Tottenham matches. Baddiel, who is Jewish, thinks the term [.

Tom Arnold to Appear in UEFA Champions League Final Coverage On FOX Sports

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Actor and comedian Tom Arnold will appear in a segment during this Saturday's UEFA Champions League Final on FOX, the free-to-air network. Arnold will be traveling to Munich to watch the final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich. Presumably Arnold...

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English Premier League

“I Want Us To Win Every Game Until The End Of Time” – Eddie Izzard Signs For Crystal Palace

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By Alan Duffy

Cross-dressing, multi-lingual marathon man Eddie Izzard has joined the ranks of the celebrity football directors by joining Crystal Palace as an Associate Director. The 50-year-old surrealist has been a fan of the Eagles all his life and is eager to see his beloved side get back into the Premier League.

The 2011/12 Premier League poem… Comedian (and AFR...

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The 2011/12 Premier League poem...

Comedian (and AFR reader)Â Spencer Owen sent his brilliant "Premier League poem" our way. The poem reflects on all the madness that unveiled itself over the past nine months. With lines like, "Wigan learned the Premier League is no bed of roses.

Liverpool Set to Face “Embarrassed” Chelsea

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In the end, Chelsea demolished Tottenham 5-1, though it took a series of horrible refereeing decisions by Martin Atkinson while the game was still close to tilt what had been a largely even game in their favour. No matter the help they received along the way, it sets up an FA Cup final in three weeks that will see them face Liverpool for the third time this season, with a fourth match to come between the cup final and the end of the campaign.

Some Footballer Tips on How to Make Sincere Apologies

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To err is human. To err gravely is footballer. In the last few months, we've seen some pretty atrocious actions by a few soccer players. The EPL has been marred by dissidents and racists. La Liga has been cursed by malevolent dubsteppers. However, I always hate the sin, not the sinner. And by "sin" I don't mean "Sin Bad", although I never did get the contemporary comedian's jokes.

Henry Returns to Spiritual Home for Two Months

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has announced that former Gunners legend Thierry Henry has re-joined the club on a two month loan deal from MLS side New York Red Bulls.

It comes as no surprise in football circles that the Frenchman has returned to his spiritual home, having been training with the London club during the MLS off-season, but will this move make or break the Gunners stuttering season?

Robbie Savage interviews Jason Bent

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100% Bent We brought you footage of Premier League parody Jason Bent as far back as 2009. Alas he's since taken a backseat to comedian Simon Brodkin's nauseating other creation Lee Nelson. But Bent still makes the occasional appearance. This week he's been interviewed for Football Focus by Robbie Savage.

Liverpool

Ayre Slams Whelan Antics

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Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre has branded Wigan chairman Dave Whelan a 'comedian' for his actions during the Reds' manager hunt.
Whelan gave regular updates to the media during the period in which the Latics' manager Roberto Martinez was approached and subsequently interviewed for the vacant Liverpool job.

Joe Cole to return to Liverpool after season’s loan at Lille

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This article titled "Joe Cole to return to Liverpool after season's loan at Lille" was written by Andy Hunter, for The Guardian on Tuesday 5th June 2012 23.38 UTC

Joe Cole will be returning to Anfield after a season on loan at Lille, according to the French club's coach. "Joe Cole will stay at Liverpool," Rudi Garcia said.

Ian Ayre Quoutes

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"To be honest, I always thought John Bishop was the biggest comedian in the north west, but Dave Whelan seems to have taken that mantle over the last couple of weeks!"

Ian Ayre, Liverpool football club's managing director said it following Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan's comments about LFC's search for a new manager.

Ian Ayre Quoutes

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"To be honest, I always thought John Bishop was the biggest comedian in the north west, but Dave Whelan seems to have taken that mantle over the last couple of weeks!"

Ian Ayre, Liverpool football club's managing director said it following Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan's comments about LFC's search for a new manager.

‘He’s A Comedian’ – Liverpool MD Dismisses Wigan Owner Dave Whelan Over Martinez Comments

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By Alan Duffy

"My mother-in-law is so fat....."

Liverpool's Managing Director Ian Ayre has had a pop at Dave Whelan, after the Wigan Athletic owner claimed that the Reds had offered Latics manager Roberto Martinez the top job at Anfield. In response to those comments, Ayre said:

"I always thought John Bishop was the biggest comedian in the north west, but Dave Whelan seems to have taken that mantle over in the last couple of weeks.

Comedian Alan Davies Apologises Over Hillsborough Comments, Donates £1,000 To Justice Campaign

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By Chris Wright

"It's Creek on the left, dips inside..."

Comedian Alan Davies has apologised over comments he made on his football podcast about Liverpool's refusal to play on the anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster a steadfast decision that has had the knock-on effect of leaving Chelsea with just three days between their game against Tottenham (Sunday 15th April)  and the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona.

Noticias : Mario Balotelli Gatecrashes Inter Milan, Liverpool’s Henderson Cracks Up At ‘Carragher’

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We all know that there's nothing Mario Balotelli enjoys more than stealing the thunder. And he did just that at Inter's unveiling of their new coach, Andrea Stramaccioni in Milan yesterday. Thank God Ranieri has finally left and taken his raincoat with him- even if some of you Interistis believe he should've brought Diego Forlan on the way out!

Thommo backs LFC initiative

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Thommo backs LFC initiative

Phil Thompson and comedian Chris Cairns were the guests of honour at a celebratory men's health event held at Anfield on Thursday afternoon.

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Hillsborough e-petition may lead to parliamentary debate

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Hillsborough e-petition may lead to parliamentary debate

Government obliged to respond after more than 110,000 people call for immediate release of Cabinet Office documents An e-petition calling for the immediate release of Cabinet Office documents relating to the 1989 Hillsborough disaster has gained more than 110,000 signatures, forcing the government to consider a parliamentary debate.

Manchester United

Wayne Rooney Tells Twitter Fans To Follow Comedy Bigot ‘Chubby’ Brown, Loses United Some Of The Moral High Ground

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By Alan Duffy

'Danny, mate, I've got this great Chubby Brown joke about Africans.....'

I've said it before and I'll say it again clubs should ban their players from using Twitter it's becoming the ultimate source of high-profile faux-pas and own-goals, with our dearly beloved football players often Tweeting before they've engaged their brains.

Keane Returns to United And Larsson Returns to Celtic!

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Roy Keane and Henrik Larsson will make emotional returns to Manchester United and Celtic respectively to-night to raise fund for Oxfam's East African Famine Appeal.

Keane will be joined by 1999 historic Treble winners team-mates Ole Gunnar Solksjaer and Dwight Yorke for the the Charity match against Celtic.

VIDEO - Judah Friedlander Is Too Good at Soccer for the All-Star Game

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"30 Rock" star and stand up comedian Judah Friedlander has been making the American soccer rounds of late and he appears in this pretty hilarious commercial for the Major League Soccer All-Star Game (July 27 vs. Manchester United... like it says at the end of the clip).

I'd like to see Friedlander ball it up at next year's "Showdown in Chinatown" charity match.

The Gary Neville Carrot (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which, courtesy of comedian Anthony Richardson (the man behind the classic 'Clive Tyldesley Lives In My Nipple' sketch), an irate German farmer is outraged as his crops are overcome by a very specific strain of blight...

We know the feeling.

Randoms

Talking Balls: Smoothing Us Over

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In this week's instalment of our new favourite footie show, Chris Cohen challenges comedian Jim Smallman and powerboat racer Sarah Donohue to guess which pretties we featured on our revamped Finest Five list.

You should watch:

- Chris's quite beautiful declaration of undying love to Frank Lampard (1:07)

- Jim's blatant attempt to win our favour by correctly pointing out that "the Kickette readers are definite, massive football fans" (4.

The ‘Kickette Round’: We’re Not The Only Ones ‘Talking Balls’

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The Kickette round commences at 38.29. But really, you should watch the whole show. You're clearly not busy, because you're here.

If our appearance on ESPN's Talk Of The Terrace didn't give you a hint that boys have no clue what a woman wants from a footballer, our latest foray into TV territory certainly should.

The Rest

Video: Lee Nelson’s Well Good Pitch Invasion (Everton vs Manchester City)

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Comedian Simon Brodkin was arrested after invading the Goodison Park pitch in full Manchester City training kit ahead of Saturday's match against Everton. Brodkin, best known for his BBC Three show in the guise of his comic creation Lee Nelson, joined City players for their warm-up ahead of the match dressed as his footballing alter [.

Bernard Manning Jnr takes credit for putting West Brom’s Craig Dawson on the road to Olympic gold

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The son of late comedian Bernand Manning reckons he set Team GB centre-back Craig Dawson on the way to Olympic stardom by telling him he was too good to be collecting glasses. Dawson was working in a pub at the time when Bernard Manning Jnr, the majority shareholder in Radcliffe Borough, told him he [.

You lucky people!

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'The more I practice the luckier I get ' The JimmyG2 column For over 20 yrs from the mid fifties Fulham's Chairman was the comedian Tommy Trinder. He was President of the club until his death at 80yrs old in 1989. His catchphrase, 'You lucky people', could no doubt be heard resounding around the great Stadium in the Sky on Sunday night after his beloved team, though themselves no mugs on

What Italian Football Papers Say Friday 10.14.11

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Gazzetta dello Sport Eto'o Inter, yes we can Moratti doesn't close the door to a loan ‘It's a strange idea. I'd say it is 90% not going to happen' Ghana ready to ‘kidnap' Boateng for six weeks He could say yes to the African Nations Cup. Thiago Silva is ready for Palermo. Totti jokes: ‘Reja is our derby hero' Rocchi responses with "it is Totti who is the comedian, joke fits!

Miami Heat Exhibition Game at FIU

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This time of year, we're used to watching NBA preseason action. However, with the NBA lockout putting things on hold, we'll have to settle for exhibition games of another sort. But there's an interesting one being put together that will take place on the campus of Florida International University on October 8th.

Marko Arnautovic schwört bei seiner Mutter…

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Trainer, ich schwöre bei meiner Mutter: Ich geh schlafen. Ich bin fit.

Marko Arnautovic, österreichischer nicht immer ganz pflegeleichter Nationalspieler, wurde am Telefon von einem österreichischen Comedian, der sich als Nationaltrainer Didi Constantini ausgab, reingelegt.

Jozy Altidore Loves Justin Bieber: Interview With US Soccer Player

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Jozy Altidore loves Justin Beiber. Well, not really, but he's definitely an admirer of the singer based on one reason: Altidore has seen Beiber play.

Watch the above interview with Altidore, who is now in Holland with his club team AZ Alkmaar. The interview was conducted by comedian Mark Malkoff, who achieved worldwide media attention by living and sleeping in an IKEA store in Paramus, New Jersey for an entire week.

A funny (but true!) look at Arsenal’s transfer policy….

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This is a Guest Post from Alan Machnik who is a comedian and an Arsenal supporter. This is his first post on his new website called ArsenalBanter.com. It's fact that Arsenal fans definitely need a sense of humour...... Through The Transfer Window by Alan Machnik It's that time of year when the Transfer Window arrives [.

Gewinnt Matze Knop´s kultige iphone-App

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Den Kultkaiser oder den knorrigen Louis van Chaaal kennt in Deutschland sicher jeder Fussballfan. Dass dahinter der Comedian Matze Knop steckt ist auch jedem bekannt und dass er auch noch weitere Personen aus dem Fussballgeschäft parodiert sowieso. Da bekommt Dortmunds Meistertrainer Jürgen Klopp genauso sein Fett weg wie Wolfsburgs Felix Magath oder wie unser aller [.

Sales Not That Good Merse?

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What is it with former Gunner's these days?

Most of them can't wait to have a pop at Arsenal or Arsene Wenger.

The latest is from 'comedian' pundit Paul Merson.

By all accounts during his time with Wenger at Arsenal players were given a 'yellowy product' and a 'dark tablet'.