We weren't aware that the manager's end-of-season awards bash speech had become a competitive entity, but it would appear that Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho did his utmost to outshine Louis van Gaal's wine-fuelled extravaganza with a pre-prepared clinic in devious trolling complete with Powerpoint presentation!
If you've spent your days thus far wishingto one day witness Arsenal stars Per Mertesacker, Aaron Ramsey and, least comfortably of all, Laurent Koscielny mime their respective ways though Mark Morrison's 'Return of the Mack', then wish no more.
If not, then there's a high chance this might not be quite up your alley because, in the interest of 'giving something back to the fans' (and shill for Citroen), that's exactly what's going down.
After bowing out with a 3-1 win over Sunderland in their final game, Chelsea went pootling around the capitalon their title-winningbus parade on Bank Holiday Monday.
As is customary, the victorious players and staff were bombarded with celery as they made their way from Stamford Bridge to the King's Road a tradition that goes back to the 1980s when Chelsea fans in the Shed End would hurl stalks of celery onto the pitch whilesinging a catchy little ditty about the vegetable and its magical romantic powers (Google it).
Soon as they'd finished getting stuffed 6-1 by Stoke City on the final day of the season, the Liverpool squad flew out to Dubai for a three-day post-season trip planned by the players as a send-off for Steven Gerrard.
The Liverpool boys were obviously in high spirits,soon forgetting all about their less than stellar end to the 2014/15campaignafter being filmed breaking out into an impromptu rendition of the Kolo/Yaya Toure chant with their club captain leading the chorus.
It was downhill from here for the Hoffmeister, quite literally!
After getting himself sent-off for a rash challenge in the first half of Saturday's Tippeligaen match against Sarpsborg, IK Start midfielder Espen Hoff demonstratedthe perils of trying to throwa post-red tantrum whilst wearing studs on a hard floor.
In whichChongqing Lifan goalkeeperWeijie Sui is left with a superb 'whaddafuq?' look on his face after conceding an 85th-minute equaliser while taking a swig from his water bottle.
With the goal temporarily vacated during the latter stages of Sunday's Chinese Super League tie between the two sides, Liaoning forwardDing Haifeng springs a quick freekick and simply rolls the ball over the line while Sui had his back turned taking on liquids.
The game on Sunday showed just how great Newcastle United can be,when the fans are right behind the team, and of course it was such an important game as we all remember what happened six years ago at Aston Villa when shockingly we were relegated. And it was possible, the same things could have [.
The fans of Saudi league side Al-Hilal are no strangers to magnificent tifos. And again, in the second leg of the AFC Champions League second leg clash with Persepolis, the home fans produced a superb Mortal Kombat-inspired display.
Starting with "Sub-Zero" from the famous video game, the display at the King Fahd International Stadium turned to a great big "Finish 'em".
To celebrate the fact that Paul Gascoigne was born on this very day 48 years ago, Piesthought wemightdoff our caps and dedicate a Random Great Goal in his honour.
When you think of Gazza's goals for England it's tough to think beyond *that* time he tied Colin Hendry's blazing sunbeam-colouredmullet up in knots against Scotland at Euro 1996, but he did score someotherrare old beautiesat Wembley too.
Happy Revolution Day, everyone! Here in Argentina the 25th May is a public holiday, so there's no football today. As such, I can bring you the goal video from the weekend just gone already, althoughFútbol Para Todos haven't yet got ... Continue reading →