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English Premier League

Wilshere sorry and promises Arsenal response against Chelsea

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Jack Wilshere was probably the epitome of the frustration that Arsenal felt when being beaten by Man City gave us the perfect ending to a disappointing week. The young English international let his anger boil over and he is now anxiously waiting to hear if his abusive gesture towards the City fans will result in [.

Who Are Ya? Loic Remy (QPR)

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Your whistle-stop guide to the latest Premier League arrivals Name: Loic Remy Age: 26 Position: Striker Signed from: Marseille Fee: £8million Did you know? Mbia was at the centre of a racism row with ex-Liverpool striker Milan Baros in 2007. Baros pinched his nose and gestured to suggest that Mbia had an offensive odour.

Who Are Ya? Stephane Mbia (QPR)

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Your whistle-stop guide to the latest Premier League arrivals Name: Stephane Mbia Age: 26 Position: Centre-back/midfielder Signed from: Marseille Fee: Undisclosed Did you know? Mbia was at the centre of a racism row with ex-Liverpool striker Milan Baros in 2007. Baros pinched his nose and gestured to suggest that Mbia had an offensive odour.

Who Are Ya? Stephane Mbia (QPR)

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Your whistle-stop guide to the latest Premier League arrivals Name: Stephane Mbia Age: 26 Position: Centre-back/midfielder Signed from: Marseille Fee: Undisclosed Did you know? Mbia was at the centre of a racism row with ex-Liverpool striker Milan Baros in 2007. Baros pinched his nose and gestured to suggest that Mbia had an offensive odour.

Agger Wants Reds Stay

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Daniel Agger has admitted he would like to stay at Liverpool, but admits the situation is out of his hands.
Manchester City and Barcelona are chasing Agger with Premier League champions City believed to have seen two bids already rejected for the classy central defender.
City is thought to be readying a third bid for Agger with Roberto Mancini keen to bring in the defender before the close of the transfer window.

Add some broth and a potato

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Morning all,

quite the feast of stories going on this morning. Makes a change from the quietness of some of the summer days. I guess we'll chop 'em up, add some broth, throw them in a pot with some vegetables, and baby we got ourselves a stew there.

We'll start with the fact that many of our players have gone away on international duty.

Spurs FIne Modric £80k As He Misses US Tour

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas has criticised want-away midfielder Luka Modric for refusing to train or go on the clubs U.S. tour.

Speaking to the Spanish newspaper AS, AVB is reported as saying:

"I think Modric is wrong. This will go against him. He has worsened the situation with what he's doing and now the chairman (Daniel Levy) is very angry.

Arsenal in Malaysia 2012 : Day 1

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A smile goes a long way

Hello all. It's been a long, hectic and draining day but it's only the first day of Arsenal's arrival for 2012 version of their tour to Asia. Early morning showers did not dampen the spirits of Arsenal fans here in Kuala Lumpur as they all came out in droves to welcome the team.

Tottenham Hotspur

Gareth Bale signs for Real Madrid… fan

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#Bale.. #realmadrid pic.twitter.com/ijlq5QHAVn RealMadrid CF France (@ReaMadridFrance) August 14, 2013 Spurs star Gareth Bale has put pen-to-paper on a Real Madrid fan's autograph book. In a probably poorly timed autograph session, the 24-year-old gave his signature to a Real fan who had followed him during his international duty with Wales.

Spurs star Gareth Bales attempts to trademark ‘heart’ goal celebration

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Gareth Bale has applied to trademark his mildly irritating heart gesture goal celebration. The Tottenham star, who's flashed his heart celebration 26 times already this season, wants to put a logo based on his celebration on shoes, hats, bags, umbrellas and jewellery. A filing at the Intellectual Property Office lists the trademark's owner is listed [.

GIF It: Tottenham manager Andre Villas Boas takes a ball to the shoulder

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Spurs boss Andre Villas Boas was going a bit crazy in the closing stages of last night's Europa League gesture, delivering frenzied tactical instruction and wildly gesturing with his arms. Somebody took the decision to calm him down a bit: disable the crazy arms.

Videos

Video: AEK Athens youngster Giorgos Katidis banned from playing for Greece after Nazi salute

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Ο χαιρετισμός του Γιώργου Κατίδη! by kokoretsi AEK Athens midfielder Giorgos Katidis has been banned for life from the Greece national team after celebrating a goal with a Nazi salute. The 20-year-old ex-Greece under-19 team skipper marked his winning goal against Veria with a straight-armed gesture.

Video: Tottenham keeper Brad Friedel silences chatty Lyon fans

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Spurs goalkeeper Brad Friedel had a rough night at the hands of Lyon supporters during last night's Europa League clash. It seems the French side's fans had taken exception to the fact that everyone's favourite near-geriatric goalie was keeping former Lyon hero Hugo Lloris out of the side. But Friedel clearly enjoyed having his say [.

Barcelona overcome Osasuna in a bitterly disputed match, 2-1

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An Osasuna side that refused to be intimidated put Barca to the sword. The other Llorente, the one who is not sulking, Joseba, scored his debut goal finishing off Rolando Lamah's surging cross with an acrobatic volley for the first salvo. Osasuna had a golden chance going two up after Sergio Busquets getting a bit too cute lost the ball but Nino's shot just about bounced off the upright.

Alan Pardew gets charged with misconduct

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For doing this. Actually, there should be some sympathy for the Newcastle manager because the ball clearly rolled out for a throw in but the linesman did not appear to be paying attention. Pardew made a more forceful "wake up" gesture than needed.

His subsequent apology will most likely have no effect.

Valerenga’s Marcus Pedersen In Trouble Over Dumb ‘Oral Sex’ Goal Celebration (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Valerenga forward Marcus Pedersen can expect an angry letter from the Norwegian FA on his doormat any day now after celebrating a goal away against Stabaek on Sunday afternoon by goading the opposition fans with a dumb 'oral sex' gesture...

Pedersen is also alleged to have shouted 'gays' at the Stabaek fans before mimicking the old 'pink trombone' routine a gesture that is reportedly going to cost the 22-year old striker a fair few Norwegian groats once their FA have finished with him.

Valerenga’s Marcus Pedersen In Trouble Over Dumb ‘Oral Sex’ Goal Celebration (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Valerenga forward Marcus Pedersen can expect an angry letter from the Norwegian FA on his doormat any day now after celebrating a goal away against Stabaek on Sunday afternoon by goading the opposition fans with a dumb 'oral sex' gesture...

Pedersen is also alleged to have shouted 'gays' at the Stabaek fans before mimicking the old 'pink trombone' routine a gesture that is reportedly going to cost the 22-year old striker a fair few Norwegian groats once their FA have finished with him.

Video: Valerenga striker Marcus Pedersen in trouble over oral sex goal celebration

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Valerenga's Marcus Pedersen was probably aware that his controversial goal celebration idea would possibly land him in hot water with the authorities. But he decided to just suck it and see. Sure enough his lewd gesture towards Stabaek fans during his side's 3-1 win on Sunday has caused a big stir and is likely to [.

Euro 2012: Fabio Coentrao Upsets Pepe Reina With Sneaky ‘Crotch Grab’ Gesture (Video)

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By Chris Wright

There's no way to possibly undersell just how fantastic Fabio Coentrao was for Portugal last night. As was the case with his opposite number, Jordi Alba, over on the other side, Coentrao was in a state of perpetual motion for 120 straight minutes his performance only sullied by a booking picked up shortly before halftime for what appeared to be a bit of a mystery offence.

Robbie Keane Holds ‘RIP James Nolan’ Shirt Aloft, Tribute To Ireland Fan Found Dead At Euro 2012 (Video)

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By Chris Wright

After scoring for the Galaxy against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night, Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane paid tribute to James Nolan, the 21-year old Ireland fan whose body was found at the bottom of a river in Bydgoszcz after accidentally drowning while out in Poland to support his national team.

Wayne Rooney Explains Cryptic ‘Hairspray’ Goal Celebration, Jamie Carragher Not Impressed

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By Chris Wright

You may have noticed that, after nodding home the only goal against Ukraine last night, Wayne Rooney celebrated with a little 'hairspray' charade pretending to spritz his wispy £30,000 doormat...

And lo, Rooney explained the gesture after the game: "I asked to use a bit of Andy Carroll's hair product before the game.

Euro 2012: Italy 2-0 Ireland – Azzurri Through To Last Eight, Irish Go Home After Better Display (Photos & Highlights)

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By Alan Duffy

Italy made it through to the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 after a decent, if nervy, display against Group C whipping boys Ireland.

To be fair to the Irish, they put on a much better display in this, their last match in the competition before they tootle off for their summer hols.

Vancouver Whitecaps

Gershon Koffie Suspended for One Game

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Vancouver Whitecaps Midfielder Gershon Koffie was suspended by the MLS Disciplinary Committee for one game and fined an undisclosed amount in the wake of his actions on Saturday afternoon at Century Link Field. The suspension was handed down for the dangerous play where he kicked Andy Rose in the chest.

Keane pays tribute to fallen fan as Galaxy smash Vancouver

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Photo by Robert Mora/LA Galaxy

BY ADAM SERRANO

CARSON, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Galaxy earned their third win in seven days on Saturday with a 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps.Â

The Galaxy jumped on Vancouver early tallying three first half goals from Mike Magee, Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan to cap off a nine point week.

Man United

Premiership Party : Chicharito Receives Hugo Sanchez’s Support & Samir Nasri’s Eid Mubarak Shirt

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Samir Nasri scored the winner for Manchester City in their 3-2 win over Southampton last night (which nearly didn't happen, given the Saints' impressive counterattacking) and promptly revealed a shirt he specially made in celebration of the month-long Islamic celebrations of Eid-ul-Fitr, which simply read : "Eid Mubarak!

Looking back at the 8-2

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Sometimes when I'm bored, I look back at the 8-2. As a United fan, it remains my 'I want to watch some football' game, and in these days of so much lack of football that even van Persie is turning up for training at the club that he has already quit, it will do very well indeed. I do not watch it in any schadenfreude sort of way to point and laugh at Arsenal, those days are long gone now.

Euro 2012

Euro 2012: The morning after for Super Mario

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Head on down to Who Ate All The Pies for a collection of Mario Balotelli inspired memorabilia. The City striker also dedicated his goals to his mother in a touching gesture. Well, he's kind of a sweet pushover behind that snarly exterior, isn't he?

Balotelli has also promised he's going to score four goals in the Panenka Masters classic this Sunday featuring Sergio Ramos vs Andrea Pirlo.

Keane pays tribute to fallen Irish fan

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Robbie Keane and the Republic of Ireland endured a difficult few weeks during their time at Euro 2012. The Irish lost all three of their matches, but the brave efforts they displayed were not lost on their proud supporters.

Tragedy also struck the Irish while in Poland, when a 21-year old Irish fan fell into the river Brda and drowned.

Cristiano Ronaldo takes four times as many shots as Czechs, puts Portugal in semifinals

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The Czech Republic managed just two shots (neither on target) in their 1-0 Euro 2012 quarterfinal loss to Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, had eight all by himself, including the header that scored the match's only goal.

After a frustrating first half in which Ronaldo played brilliantly but just couldn't hit anything but the post, his persistence finally payed off when Joao Moutinho delivered an excellent cross to set up his equally excellent header in the 79th minute.

OTP Euro 2012 Podcast – June 21st: Rockin’ Blokhin

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June 21st Rockin' Blokhin by Off The Post on Mixcloud The OTP Podcast set about having a ‘man conversation' about England's progress in to the quarter-finals and quickly found themselves distracted by the apoplectic actions of Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin. We celebrate his gesture gymnastics on the sidelines and commend his fight proposal off [.

Euro 2012 Not Yet In Pictures: France 1-1 England

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Sailing cheerily over the waves of misery the rest of the press are drowning in, we only pretend to understand stuff like dodgy defensive play and wasted possession. Why should we bother to rehash the mechanics of a straightforward draw when we can wonder aloud whether Sami Nasri's "ssshhh" gesture was aimed at us because [.

The Rest

Monkey gesture / chicken dance Sunderland fan given three-year banning order

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A Sunderland fan photographed making a monkey gesture towards West Brom striker Romelu Lukaku has been given an 18-month conditional discharge and been banned from football matches for three years. Liam Jones, aged 22, admitted causing racially aggravated harassment, alarm or distress during the Black Cats' home defeat to West Bromich Albion in November 2012.

GIF It: Wigan fan’s middle finger salute to nobody in particular

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Sky Sports' director must have been cursing after this. Of all the Wigan fans they could have cut to after Arsenal scored they happened to choose the one who was about to give a middle finger salute to... well, it's hard to know exactly who he was giving it to. Had he spotted the camera [...]

Newcastle 1 Aston Villa 1 – Full Match Report

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Here's the game as we saw it as it happened. The lads came out with their black tops on and with the words on the back  Ryan Taylor Over The Top as a nice gesture to Ryan Taylor, who looks like he'll be out for up to six months with his ACL knee injury. [...]


Chonburi's Double Nine

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Chonburi enter the month of September with one of the busiest fixture schedules of recent years.

02/09 v Chainat TPL (A)
05/09 v Bangkok Glass TLC (A)
08/09 v Buriram United TPL (H)
12/09 v Bangkok Glass TLC (H)
14/09 v Wuachon United TPL (A)
18/09 v Al Shorta AFC (H)
22/09 v Army United TPL (H)
26/09 v Al Shorta AFC (A)
29/09 v Osotspa TPL (A)

You know what?

Fulham Fans To Wear Green And Gold

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MUST have tonight claimed that the green and gold protests will continue this season and will start with tomorrow's game against Fulham, with the away supposedly joining in.

"At the match tomorrow assuming the Glazers' security don't try to suppress free speech a significant number of Fulham fans will be taking Green & Gold scarves into the away section," said Duncan Drasdo, chief executive of MUST.

‘It’s Made Me Feel Super!’ – Seven-Year Old Man City Fan Vows To Turn Down £1m For Ashley Cole’s Community Shield Medal

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By Chris Wright

A seven-year old Manchester City fan who walked out of Villa Park with Ashley Cole's Community Shield runner-up medal on Saturday afternoon has told any circling collectors out there that he's willing to turn down offers of £1 million for his new prized possession.

Recap: Portland Timbers and Aston Villa put on a good show

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Quick Recap

Aston Villa scored late in the first half, but the Portland Timbers young guns didn't give up. Through hard work and effort the Timbers twice came back from one-goal deficits to tie the game on goals from Sebastian Rincon and Rodney Wallace. In the obligatory shoot out all but Bright Dike scored, and the Timbers lost 2-2 (5-4).

QPR Report Wednesday: The Alan McDonald Plane...QPR "European Champions" Flashback...A Young Phil Parkes: Michael Wale Profile

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. - Seven Year Flashback: QPR "European Champions" -- - QPR OFFICIAL SITE THE ALAN McDONALD AIRCRAFT Posted on: Wed 18 Jul 2012 - AirAsia, the World's Best Low Cost Airline owned by QPR Chairman Tony Fernandes, have paid a glowing tribute to the late, great Alan McDonald, naming a special QPR-themed plane after the former QPR stalwart.

Anatolly Tymoschuk makes fun of Franck Ribery before match

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As the players lined up in the tunnel before France and Ukraine first attempt to play each other (before the sky vomited water and electricity at the stadium), the mind games were at work. Ukraine's Anatolly Tymoschuk went up to his Bayern Munich teammate Franck Ribery for a friendly chat that ended with Tymoschuk making fun of Ribery's hair.