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Manchester United

Christmas Special: 15 Photos Of Nineties Footballers Looking Like Festive Nincompoops

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With the big day now less than a fortnight away, Pies though we'd chuck a little seasonal cheer in your general direction.

And what better way to do that than with photos of footballers, specifically from the halcyon days of the 1990s or thereabouts, looking like complete berks at Christmas.

Ronaldhino and friends boost Pakistan football

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Karachi (AFP) – Brazil’s Ronaldinho and a host of other former top footballers played an exhibition match in Pakistan on Saturday in a push to encourage people in the cricket-mad nation to take up the game.

Recently-retired Ronaldinho, who graced the Barcelona shirt in his prime, told reporters he wanted to “provide a good show” in the country, which is looking to entice more international stars as security improves.

Ronaldhino and friends boost Pakistan football

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Karachi (AFP) – Brazil’s Ronaldinho and a host of other former top footballers played an exhibition match in Pakistan on Saturday in a push to encourage people in the cricket-mad nation to take up the game.

Recently-retired Ronaldinho, who graced the Barcelona shirt in his prime, told reporters he wanted to “provide a good show” in the country, which is looking to entice more international stars as security improves.

Man United vs Liverpool blasts from the past.

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Man United vs Liverpool blasts from the past. With the match between Manchester United and Liverpool on the horizon, I thought it would be a good chance to go down memory lane, and take look back at...

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1995-96 Double Winning Cantona goal wallpaper

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History was made at Wembley by the Frenchman who seems to do nothing else. Eric Cantona, newly crowned as Footballer Of The Year scored the goal that defeated Liverpool in the FA Cup final for...

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Asia to beat Africa to World Cup football win – James

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Changsha (China) (AFP) – Asia has overtaken Africa and now looks the more likely continent to produce a World Cup-winning team, according to the former England goalkeeper David James.

Speaking at the World Football Forum in Changsha, James said Asia’s financial clout and passion would propel it to the forefront of the game in the coming decades.

Ronaldinho, James to play exhibition games in Pakistan

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Karachi (AFP) – Brazil’s Ronaldinho, England’s David James and Dutch star George Boateng will be among seven top former players to feature in exhibition games in Pakistan in July, organizers said Thursday.

The games are part of plans to build on the “comfort zone” from the successful staging of the Pakistan Super League cricket final in Lahore earlier this month.

Ronaldinho, James to play exhibition games in Pakistan

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Karachi (AFP) – Brazil’s Ronaldinho, England’s David James and Dutch star George Boateng will be among seven top former players to feature in exhibition games in Pakistan in July, organizers said Thursday.

The games are part of plans to build on the “comfort zone” from the successful staging of the Pakistan Super League cricket final in Lahore earlier this month.

Liverpool

Video: Ex-Liverpool keeper David James defends Simon Mignolet and his new contract

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"He could be something special!" @jamosfoundation backs @SMignolet after the keeper pens a new deal. #EmiratesFACup https://t.co/ID4vF7V3tB...

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Five Liverpool rejects who thrived elsewhere

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Five Liverpool rejects who thrived elsewhere - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

There have stars, super-stars who have graced the holy grail at Anfield. For others, the grass was always brighter on the other side.

Here areFive Liverpool rejects who thrived elsewhere

Gabriel Paletta: Bought from Bamfield in February 2006 as a young 21 year old, the Italian Argentine centre back made just 8 appearances scoring a solitary goal.

Portsmouth

On This Day In 2009: Portsmouth Play Arsenal Without A Single Englishman In Either Starting XI

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The extent of the effect thePremier League has had on the English game had never been quite sounderlined before Portsmouth welcomedArsenal to Fratton Park on 30 December, 2009.

As well as Arsenal's impressive 4-1 win, the game was also memorable for the fact that not a single English player made the starting line-up for either side the first time it had ever happened in the English top division.

Ex-England ‘Keeper David James Auctioning Off Career Memorabilia After Being Declared Bankrupt

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By Chris Wright

Seems there was/is a good reason why David James has refused to stop playing into his forties, first withIcelandic side IBV Vestmannaeyjar and now with Indian Super League outfitKerala Blasters the poor guy's completely brasic.

Indeed, it has emerged that James was declared bankrupt in May and, as such,the former England 'keeper is now auctioning off around 150 items of football memorabilia collected during his sprawling career.

David James admits he joined Bristol City because he was drunk

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Jamo's transfer hangover Former England keeper David James has revealed he only ended up signing for Championship side Bristol City because he was drunk. The ex-Portsmouth goalie's inebriated state led him to answer a call from an unknown number, which he would ordinarily have ignored, on the morning after his stag do.

David James admits he joined Bristol City because he was drunk

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Jamo's transfer hangover Former England keeper David James has revealed he only ended up signing for Championship side Bristol City because he was drunk. The ex-Portsmouth goalie's inebriated state led him to answer a call from an unknown number, which he would ordinarily have ignored, on the morning after his stag do.

Portsmouth continue their Premier League form in the Championship

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Play up, Pompey Portsmouth might reflect that, given that they are still in business, last week was a successful week. On the pitch it was more of the same for Pompey fans though. After enduring a miserable relegation season last year they could have been forgiven for thinking that life in the Championship might provide a little [.

English Premier League

Arsenal 2-0 Bournemouth: Mesut Ozil leads Gunners to the top of the Premier League [VIDEO]

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Arsenal's title challenge is back on track following a 2-0 victory over Bournemouth on Monday which sent them to the top of the Premier League and saw goalkeeper Petr Cech set a new clean-sheet record. Goals from Gabriel and Mesut Ozil, who was again Arsenal's key performer, were enough for the Gunners to settle a few nerves following a shock 4-0 defeat at Southampton two days earlier.

Arsenal 2-0 Bournemouth: Mesut Ozil leads Gunners to the top of the Premier League [VIDEO]

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Arsenal's title challenge is back on track following a 2-0 victory over Bournemouth on Monday which sent them to the top of the Premier League and saw goalkeeper Petr Cech set a new clean-sheet record. Goals from Gabriel and Mesut Ozil, who was again Arsenal's key performer, were enough for the Gunners to settle a few nerves following a shock 4-0 defeat at Southampton two days earlier.

David James: Louis van Gaal’s style suppresses Wayne Rooney’s enthusiasm

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Former England goalkeeper David James has expressed his concern that Louis van Gaal's style of management is inhibiting Wayne Rooney.

Much of the soccerManchester United have played since the Dutchman's appointment in 2014 has been predictable and provided a considerable contrast with the attacking focus so regularly seen under Sir Alex Ferguson.

David James: Louis van Gaal’s style suppresses Wayne Rooney’s enthusiasm

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Former England goalkeeper David James has expressed his concern that Louis van Gaal's style of management is inhibiting Wayne Rooney.

Much of the soccerManchester United have played since the Dutchman's appointment in 2014 has been predictable and provided a considerable contrast with the attacking focus so regularly seen under Sir Alex Ferguson.

David James: David de Gea would not be Real Madrid’s number one

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David James believes that David de Gea has not yet joined Real Madrid because the goalkeeper fears becoming Keylor Navas' deputy at the Santiago Bernabeu.It is for that reason that James also suspects De Gea will remain at Manchester United beyond next summer and why he signed a new four-year contract at the club.

David James: David de Gea would not be Real Madrid’s number one

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David James believes that David de Gea has not yet joined Real Madrid because the goalkeeper fears becoming Keylor Navas' deputy at the Santiago Bernabeu.It is for that reason that James also suspects De Gea will remain at Manchester United beyond next summer and why he signed a new four-year contract at the club.

This Is Why Newcastle Are No Longer A ¨Big Club¨

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David James played 214 times for Liverpool and 53 times for England, and the former top goalkeeper has been interviewed in the Chronicle today, and says that by every measure Newcastle United are still a big club. David James in England colors In fact James played for England in the last World Cup in [.

Portsmouth Owe More Than £6.7million to Former Pompey Players: Daily Soccer Report

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Only three years after being relegated from the Premier League, Portsmouth still owe more than £6.7million to former Pompey players.

Portsmouth, who are now in League Two and are owned by the club's supporters, still have massive debts to pay off to former players including£1,633,333 that's owed to defender Tal Ben Haim.

Where in the World is David James?

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Was trying to come up with a title here... anyways, I was going through some of our predictions a few weeks back and stumbled upon the fact that in the modern era of the EPL, no winning manager has ever been English. Man U fans always cross my mind, but SAF was Scottish. And Moyes? Also a Scot. Which led me to look at his playing history.

Where in the World is David James?

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Was trying to come up with a title here... anyways, I was going through some of our predictions a few weeks back and stumbled upon the fact that in the modern era of the EPL, no winning manager has ever been English. Man U fans always cross my mind, but SAF was Scottish. And Moyes? Also a Scot. Which led me to look at his playing history.

James feels Suarez holds Liverpool back

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Amid endless statements from Brendan Rodgers stressing Liverpool's desire to keep wantaway striker Luis Suarez, former Liverpool goalkeeper David James has expressed his opinion that the striker is holding Liverpool back as they look to progress. James, who is yet to retire at the age of 43, feels that Liverpool have become too one-dimensional with the Uruguayan, pointing out that almost everything goes through him.

James admits drunkenness over Bristol offer

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David James has astonishingly revealed that he was drunk when he initially considered his unlikely move to Bristol City this summer, but admitted it was his respect for then-manager Steve Coppell that made him choose Ashton Gate over Celtic Park.

"I thought I would either stay with Portsmouth, move to a Premier League club or go to Scotland," said the former England number one.

David James Joins Bristol City

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The highly experienced England goalkeeper David James has joined Championship side Bristol City on a free transfer. The 39 year old received several offers from Premier League clubs but preferred being a starting keeper in the Championship rather than sitting on a bench for a big club.

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Could Arsenal star break ‘impossible’ record against Man City?

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This weekend is full of promise for Arsenal and their fans. If we can beat Man City, which we normally do at home anyway, then we could pull four points clear of our main rivals for the title, and maybe even move to the top of the Premiership if Leicester fail to beat Everton. But [...]

Steve Coppell looses it…

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As you may have heard Steve has packed it in....

So...Let me paint you a picture, from a football manager point of view. You start a new game, you bring in some good players who impress during pre-seasons.

Additionally, you pull off the transfer coup of the season, the fans and the board are delighted.

Robert Green

Hart Set For A Long Spell as England’s Number One

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While Jermain Defoe took the goal-scoring honours on Friday night at the other end of the pitch Joe Hart was going a long way to establishing himself as England's goalkeeper for the foreseeable future with another fine display.

Fabio Capello's decision to opt for an experienced ‘keeper at the World Cup at the expense of Hart was one of the biggest blunders he made in South Africa.

Er..make that 19, Foster is out as well.

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They are falling like flies Ben Foster is now out of the England game tomorrow, injured. The Birmingham keeper will be replaced by youngsters Scott Loach and Blackburn's Frankie Fielding which means it really is curtains for Robert Green and David James, and also means that my headline is not actually accurate.

The Rest

Two Former Top Players Give Thumbs Up On Newcastle

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Two former top players former QPR, Rangers and England midfielder Ray Wilkins and former Liverpool and England goalkeeper David James have both given their opinion on whether Newcastle will survive under our stellar new manager Rafa Benitez. It looks like it's touch and go at thew moment and we didn't get off to a [.

Petr Cech’s Wife Creates Stunning Gingerbread Homage After Arsenal Keeper Equals Premier League Clean Sheet Record (Photo)

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As a direct result of Arsenal's 2-0 win over Aston Villa on Sunday, Petr Cech secured his 169th Premier League clean sheet and in doing so equalledDavid James' cumulative record.

To celebrate, his good lady wife decided to immortalise Cech's achievement by recreating the scene using nothing but gingerbread and icing.

Video: Ex-Liverpool keeper David James says Victor Valdes could replace David De Gea as Man Utd no.1

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Former England goalkeeper David James says ex-Barcelona keeper Victor Valdes could replace David De Gea as Manchester United's first-choice...

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Índia junta parada de estrelas “na reforma”

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Há muito que a Índia anseia por fazer com que o futebol se torne um desporto popular num país que é o segundo país mais populoso do mundo, o sétimo maior em área geográfica e onde o críquete é que dita leis e tem maior número de praticantes e de seguidores. A estratégia para conseguir dar ao futebol um maior destaque foi a de, semelhança do que sucedeu em tempos com os Estados Unidos e o Japão, contratar "craques" de renome mundial para jogarem no país, de modo a suscitar interesse sua volta.

How Alex Ferguson isolated his players

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David James has revealed an interesting side of Sir Alex Ferguson's management that I hadn't previously been aware of. He claims that the manager has actively encouraged his players to isolate themselves from players at different clubs, to help the unity in the dressing room.

"I remember sitting with Phil Neville for a chinwag and, like a typical footballer, ranting about a team-mate of mine who I found annoying at the time," said James.

Continua la serie positiva dello Swindon Town

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Continua la serie positiva dello Swindon Town Di Renato Cignoni Bournemouth - 1 (Arter '26) Swindon Town - 1 (Williams '85) AFC Bournemouth: David James, Lewis Grabban, Brett Pitman, Steve Cook, Charlie Daniels, Marc Pugh, Eunan O'Kane, Tommy Elphick (C), Simon Francis, Harry Arter, Josh McQoid Sostituti: Shwan Jalal, Matt Tubbs, Wes Fogden, Donal McDermott, Joe Partington, Richard

Skills: Iker Casillas Saves Newspaper Missile (Video)

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By Ollie Irish

During Real's match at Sporting Gijon, a missile made out of newspaper (yeah, that's gonna hurt) was thrown at Iker Casillas. Not a problem for one of the best keepers on the planet...

Sharp reflexes, Iker. David James would likely have spilled that.

David James: On Stilts? Perhaps Not

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Rumours that David James poor form is down to his new wooden leg are finally put to rest by Reading's Noel Hunt.