As man of the moment Paul Pogba discussed his grand return to Manchester United withcompatriot Thierry Henry for Sky Sportsrecently, conversation inevitably came around to the pitfalls of having to share ego-space with Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the dressing room.
Here's a terrific video taken by Robins TV (Cheltenham Town FC exclusive) yesterday on their visit to St. James' Park and it shows places fans don't see unless they get the tour of the beautiful stadium. Rafa is now building a Newcastle United side to match the stadium!
It took all of 30 Bundesliga minutes for Bobby Wood to open his Hamburg account. The US forward won a physical battle for a long keeper boot to power home the opener against Alfredo Morales' Ingolstadt. Dating back to last season when Wood was a division below with Union Berlin, he now has 13 goals in his last 15 league games in Germany.
DeAndre Yedlin may not feature in Newcastle's game with Brighton today, but he will appear on the gameday stadium magazine... sort of. PROGRAMME: DeAndre Yedlin is our cover star for tomorrow's game ⭐️ Find out what's inside: https://t.co/132MXNc9UJ pic.twitter.com/2QGxfCtmVs — Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) August 26, 2016 I've dropped the promised "How will he fare there?
Stabæk midfielder Cole Grossman was the natural phenomenon that proved detrimental to Aalesund on Sunday, striking the winner (at 0:54 on the following clip) and adding an assist (1:37) to spark a 3-0 win that gave the hosts renewed survival hopes. - Greg Seltzer
Well, we can add Lynden Gooch to the list of Americans to have earned a Man of the Match honor in the Prem... Happy to get Man of the Match but times to move on to Wednesday now and make sure we get the win.
I forgot to get this up the other night, but Amando Moreno netted the 1-1 equalizer for Tijuana to notch his fourth career Copa MX goal. Maybe they need to give this kid more league chances. #PorSiNoLoViste G⚽L de Amando Moreno@Xolos 1-1 @LobosBuapMX#Jornada4 #CopaCoronaMX#MiércolesDeFut @Corona_Futbol pic.
Football Manager: Alienator of spouses, eater of social lives
Back in the early 1990s, EA Sports were approached by the creatorsof the 'Football Manager' series and asked if they had any interest in developing the game they had designed in their bedroom.
Brothers Paul and Oliver Collyer were hoping to publishtheir simple football management simulator game called 'European Champions', but EA passed on the basis that there was no way on Earth they'd be able to successfully flog a sports game that featuredno "live action" .
Rejoice fair people, for the Thai Tims are back and they're bringing with them a brand new terrace anthem for the world to enjoy.
For the uninitiated, The Tims are a choir made up of a classroom-full of Celtic-supporting Thai schoolchildren, who have already had several hits with their songs about Bhoys legends such as Joe Ledley, Kieran Tierney and, err.
Alas, Dundalk fell just short in their quest to become the first ever Irish team to qualify for the Champions League proper after failing to overturn Legia Warsaw's aggregate lead in Tuesday evening's second leg encounter in Poland.
After losing the first leg of their play-off 2-0, Dundalk managed a perfectly respectable 1-1 draw at Legia's place the slim consolation being that they did score the goal of the night when Robbie Benson thumped in a magnificent early volley to open the scoring.
At long last, Liverpool fans with no semblance of reverence or self-awareness will be able to share a pint with Bill Shankly, some 35 years after his death.
Thanks to a special booth installed in thenewly-opened Shankly Hotel in Victoria Street, Liverpool, fans can spend a bit of quality pub timewith a crude, weird and very definitely unsettling hologram of the famously tee-total Scot.
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