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Video: Chelsea keeper Petr Cech shows off his drumming skills

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It's a fairly well-known fact that Chelsea keeper Petr Cech includes playing the drums among his hobbies. Having previously played with Queen...

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Video: Eden Hazard thwarts Chelsea team-mate David Luiz’s 40-yard free-kick dream

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David Luiz has a powerful shot, but even he would have to admit that the odds are stacked against him from 40 yards. Nonetheless, with a set-piece awarded during yesterday's game against Stoke, the Brazilian decided he was going to have a go. Part-way through his mammoth run-up, team-mate Eden Hazard spotted what was about [.

Video: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho offers nuts to journalists

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Jose Mourinho opened his press conference today by playing the part of waiter. The Chelsea boss offered nuts to journalists assembled to hear him speak ahead of tomorrow's game against Crystal Palace. Sir Alex Ferguson used to offer nuts to journalists, but that was different entirely.

Spurs winger Andros Townsend mocks Kevin Phillips’ pronunciation of Gylfi Sigurdsson

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Shoutout to yesterday's match winning goalscorer siluf gudjersson @Caulker4 pic.twitter.com/D3RlV8dQgI andros townsend (@andros_townsend) March 24, 2014 Tottenham's Andros Townsend has been poking fun at Sky Sports pundit Kevin Phillips this morning over his attempts to say Gylfi Sigurdsson. The veteran Leicester City striker was in the studio for Spurs' win over Southampton yesterday [.

Video: Galatasaray fan feeds a Chelsea shirt to a lion

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One Galatasaray fan has risked losing his fingers in the name of a piece of anti-Chelsea propaganda ahead of tonight's Champions League meeting between the two sides. The daring/stupid Turkish supporter fed a Chelsea replica shirt to a lion through a cage. Galatasaray are nicknamed ‘Aslans', which is the Turkish word for lions, so that [.

Video: Hull defender James Chester tickles Man City’s Javi Garcia

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Hull's James Chester came up with a novel approach of thwarting Manchester City attacks. During Saturday's game between the two sides, Chester tickled City's Javi Garcia in an effort to boost his man-marking tactics from a set-piece. The pair shared a giggle after Garcia spun round wondering what on earth was going on.

Video: Benfica boss Jorge Jesus’ bizarre goal celebration dance vs Spurs

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Benfica boss Jorge Jesus has been accused of taunting Spurs counterpart Tim Sherwood with this crazy goal celebration. The two managers had a row on the touchline after Sherwood accidentally stepped into the Benfica technical area. It seemed like more than a coincidence that Jesus' celebration was particularly emphatic after his side took the lead [.

Manchester United

Liverpool set for Man Utd-style plane banner during Man City game

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A plane carrying a banner will reportedly fly over Anfield during this afternoon's game between Liverpool and Manchester City. Hot on the tail...

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Manchester United players to sleep at training ground

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Manchester United are installing beds at their Carrington training grounds so their players can kip. The club are concerned that crying babies might stop some members of David Moyes' side getting a decent night's sleep before big matches so they're offering them the chance to sleep at the training ground instead, according to reports [.

Photo: Man Utd fans’ ‘WRONG ONE – MOYES OUT’ plane banner preparing for take-off

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It looks like the plot by Manchester United supporters to fly a 'WRONG ONE MOYES OUT' banner over Old Trafford tomorrow is going ahead. Images have surfaced showing the banner being attached to the plane ahead of United's game against Aston Villa. Supporters from Manchester United fansites have crowdfunded the £840 needed to pull [.

Man Utd fans plan to fly ‘Moyes Out’ banner over Old Trafford

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A group of Manchester United supporters are plotting to fly a 'Moyes Out' banner over Old Trafford during Saturday's game against Aston Villa. Fans are trying to raise the £840 needed to pull off the stunt after the idea was floated on the Red Issue forum. Donations towards the cause have already started coming in, [.

Man Utd still think Liverpool are scoring against them during Man City defeat

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Manchester United's 0-3 defeat to Liverpool obviously scarred the club badly they're still having visions of the Merseysiders finding the net at Old Trafford. Even as the champions were slumping to another 0-3 home defeat to local rivals Manchester City, they thought Liverpool players were scoring. United's official Twitter account mistakenly believed that Reds [.

Video: Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher asks Gary Neville why Ryan Giggs hasn’t been playing for Man Utd

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After Ryan Giggs' excellent performance for Manchester United last night, Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher was keen for colleague Gary Neville to tell him why the veteran had been sidelined for the past three months. When Neville attempted to suggest that was a matter for United boss David Moyes, Carragher suggested that younger brother Phil, [.

Video: Wayne Rooney nutmegs Man Utd manager David Moyes

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There's just no let up for Manchester United manager David Moyes. Today's disaster was being nutmegged by Wayne Rooney during a training session this morning. Granted, it's probably preferable to another hammering by Liverpool, but embarrassing nonetheless. Moyes charges after his star striker in mock anger after falling victim to the 'megs.

Actress Keira Knightley says Man Utd legend Gary Neville’s commentary is ‘f**king amazing’

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Pirates of the Caribbean actress Keira Knightley has revealed herself as an unlikely fan of Gary Neville's punditry skills. Knightley, who also starred in football film Bend It Like Beckham, has revealed that she just can't get enough of the Manchester United legend's incisive commentaries for Sky Sports.

Adnan Januzaj booked for attempted Hand of God (Man Utd vs West Brom)

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Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj has been shown a yellow card for this attempted reenaction of Diego Maradona's Hand of God during today's game at West Brom. The teenage winger whose willingness to bend the rules has already brought him some negatve headlines during his fledgling career handled the ball above Baggies keeper [.

England U21 registered the wrong one of Man Utd’s Keane twin

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Manchester United youngster Michael Keane was unable to play for England Under-21s against Wales this week after his twin brother was inadvertently registered for the game instead. Gareth Southgate had wanted the 21-year-old defender in his team for the game, only to discover that his brother Will, currently on loan from United to QPR, had [.

Video: Ice Cube rates the rap efforts of Liverpool legend John Barnes and Man Utd great Andy Cole

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Former NWA member Ice Cube has been assessing the hip hop credentials of John Barnes and Andy Cole. The rapper was joined by comedian Kevin Hart for an appearance on talkSPORT. The pair were played extracts of World In Motion, Anfield Rap and Cole's Outstanding to assess. The reviews were, erm, mixed.

Chelsea

Chelsea fans plan whip round to pay Jose Mourinho’s £8,000 fine

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Chelsea supporters are planning a collection to help Jose Mourinho pay his £8,000 fine. The Blues boss has been fined by the FA following his sending off during the defeat at Aston Villa last month. But supporters who felt aggrieved by referee Chris Foy's performance that day are planning a gesture of solidarity with their [.

Chelsea captain John Terry has ‘affair’ with Marge Simpson

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Earlier this week, we told you about a commercial tie-in that saw Chelsea players turned into characters from The Simpsons. Among them was captain John Terry, so perhaps what happened next should come as no surprise. Read more about Chelsea's arrangement with The Simpsons.

Arsenal

Ex-Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra denies he’s a Syrian jihadist

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In Syria??? Lol nice joke guys have a good evening on twitter G5!!!! Lass Diarra (@Lass_Officiel) April 7, 2014 Former Arsenal, Chelsea and Portsmouth midfielder Lassana Diarra has been forced to deny internet rumours that he is currently fighting in Syria as a jihadist. Rumours spread around social media sites that the Lokomotiv Moscow [.

Ex-Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra denies he’s a Syrian jihadist

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In Syria??? Lol nice joke guys have a good evening on twitter G5!!!! Lass Diarra (@Lass_Officiel) April 7, 2014 Former Arsenal, Chelsea and Portsmouth midfielder Lassana Diarra has been forced to deny internet rumours that he is currently fighting in Syria as a jihadist. Rumours spread around social media sites that the Lokomotiv Moscow [.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says players are suffering injuries because of hair loss drugs

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Players are suffering injuries because of drugs they are taking to combat baldness, according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. The Frenchman brought up the subject of hair replacement treatment while discussing injuries in general. He said: "Some (absences) are down to the medication that they take that you don't even know about.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger ‘was engaged to Joan of Arc’

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A spiritual healer who claims she is the god of all aliens says she was engaged to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger in a previous life. Stephany Cohen, from Bromley, says she used to be Joan of Arc and had a 15th century romance with Wenger, who was the Dauphine of France in that life. Based [...]

Photo: Arsenal’s Lukas Podolski feeds a leopard

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If Arsenal contracts forbid unapproved trips to Copenhagen, we can only assume they also preclude having your hands this close to a leopard. Gunners star Lukas Podolski has been enjoying feline feeding time, passing some meat to his spotty mate. He said: "This new friend of mine is full of power."

Arsenal’s Nicklas Bendtner ‘unbuttoned his trousers and rubbed himself against a taxi’

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Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner allegedly unbuttoned his trousers and rubbed himself against a taxi on the same night his team-mates were knocked out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich. The Denmark international gyrated against a window while whipping the car with his belt, according to reports in Danish newspaper BT.

GIF It: Phil Dowd trolls Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud over affair allegations

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Fourth official Phil Dowd couldn't resist this cheap shot at Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud during yesterday's FA Cup win over Everton.

Photo: Spurs fan mocks up personalised wheelchair for Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere

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Jack Wilshere's latest injury set-back has earned him little sympathy in some quarters. One Photoshop prankster presumably a Tottenham-supporting Photoshop prankster has mocked up a personalised wheelchair for the Arsenal midfielder. The 22-year-old's new wheels include his name and number on the back as well as a packet of cigarettes to help Jack [.

Photo: Arsenal’s BFG Per Mertesacker reads Roald Dahl’s The BFG

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Islington Reads Champion, Arsenal defender and big friendly giant Per Mertesacker celebrates #worldbookdayuk pic.twitter.com/SKohC3o3Jk Islington Council (@IslingtonBC) March 6, 2014 Arsenal centre-back Per Mertesacker has been reading his namesake Roald Dahl book to celebrate World Book Day. The tall defender is nicknamed BFG Big F**king German by Gooners, so it's little surprise [.

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott offers to buy cupcakes for Tottenham fans

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Injured Arsenal star Theo Walcott says he will buy cupcakes for two Spurs-supporting stretcher-bearers who were pelted with coins after he made a 2-0 gesture to the crowd. The incident happened in January as Walcott was stretchered off during the FA Cup third round clash between the north London rivals.

Photo: Jack Wilshere brings a little touch of Spurs to the Arsenal badge

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Cheesy heart-shaped hand gestures were once the preserve of Tottenham's side of the north London divide, but Jack Wilshere has attempted to change that. The Gunners midfielder revived Gareth Bale's goal celebration to show some love to the Arsenal crest. Alas, there was no sign of the Arsenal crest when he turned up half-naked for [.

Liverpool

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard lifts the lid on West Ham gamesmanship

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has revealed some of the on and off-field tactics West Ham deployed to try to get the better of the Reds yesterday. The table-toppers emerged from Upton Park with all three points, but Gerrard claims the Hammers tried every trick in the book to ensure that wasn't the case.

GIF It: Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling responds to Luis Suarez’s hat-trick like a Cardiff defender

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Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling couldn't contain his disappointment as Luis Suarez completed his hat-trick to secure a 3-6 win at Cardiff. The youngster had been expecting a tap-in as the Uruguayan shaped to pass the ball to him. Suarez instead went alone to grab his third goal, prompting Sterling to mark the occasion by putting [.

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez says he’d make a better SAS soldier than Daniel Sturridge

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Luis Suarez says he is the member of Liverpool's SAS strike partnership best suited to a career in the other SAS. The Uruguayan says he would make a better soldier than fellow Reds striker Daniel Sturridge. Suarez, aged 26, thinks that fact that he is older than Sturridge swings things in his favour.

The Rest

Cardiff City ask Premier League to investigate team ‘leak’ ahead of Crystal Palace game

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Cardiff have asked the Premier League to investigate allegations that their team was leaked to opponents Crystal Palace ahead of last weekend's game. The Bluebirds claim that Palace knew their line-up 24 hours before the game and have reportedly accused their opponents of using "unethical" means of securing the information.

Ex-Aston Villa star Lee Hendrie claims club faked his signing

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Former England international Lee Hendrie says someone connected with non-league side Tavistock AFC has falsified his signing. The South West Peninsula League side processed paperwork on March 31 registering the former Aston Villa star to sign for them. Hendrie admits meeting players from the club, joking about flying in to play for them and signing [.

West Brom’s Saido Berahino ‘punched in the head’ over Cardiff equaliser

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West Brom striker Saido Berahino reportedly suffered a head injury in a dressing room bust-up following last Saturday's 3-3 draw with Cardiff. With the Baggies 3-2 up, the England Under-21 star led a four-on-two injury time breakaway. Rather than heading for the corner or passing to a team-mate, his tame attempted cross found a Cardiff [.

Photo: Everton’s Leighton Baines buys an ice cream outside Fulham’s ground

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After a 1-3 win at Fulham, the only numbers on Everton left-back Leighton Baines' mind were 99. The Toffees star treated himself to an ice cream outside Craven Cottage after the final whistle. We quite like the idea of Mr Whippy sticking his music on outside the dressing rooms to try to entice players out [.

Photo: Lionel Messi vomits on the pitch during Romania vs Argentina

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Lionel Messi might have put his recent muscle problems behind him, but it appears he is still being troubled by at least one ailment. The Barcelona star threw-up on the pitch during Argentina's friendly against Romania this evening.

Photo: Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood salutes Emmanuel Adebayor

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Emmanuel Adebayor's saluting goal celebration has been getting plenty of action in recent weeks, not least yesterday evening when he almost singlehandedly hauled Tottenham past Dnipro in the Europa League. The Togo striker's efforts were not lost on Spurs boss Tim Sherwood, who acknowledged Adebayor's performance by returning the salute.