John Aldridge slams “sickening” Man United fans

March 14, 2011 | by | 8 Comments

Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge has condemned the Man United fans who marred a youth cup tie by chanting songs about the Hillsborough tragedy. The Reds Under 18 team were facing Man United’s Under 18s at Anfield in a hotly-anticipated quarter-final clash. Man United were victorious in a brilliant but fiery encounter, coming from two…

World Cup winner lauds Liverpool midfielder

March 14, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

Brazilian World Cup-winning midfielder Rai has heaped praise on compatriot Lucas Leiva. Liverpool midfielder Lucas has been on the the receiving end of criticism from a large sector of Anfield fans since arriving from Gremio in 2007 as a highly-rated 20-year-old. But despite the boo boys, Lucas has played an integral part in the Liverpool…

Schoolboy gets shirty with Reading over replica jersey

Schoolboy gets shirty with Reading over replica jersey

March 11, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A parent has sued Reading Football Club after they sold their star man a week after he bought his 13-year-old son a replica shirt bearing his name. James McGhee spent £42 on a shirt with Gylfi Sigurdsson’s name and number on the back in July as a 13th birthday present for son Jon. But shortly…

Steven Gerrard out for one month

March 11, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will miss the next four weeks after undergoing groin surgery. The midfielder struggled though Sunday’s victory against Man United but didn’t travel to Portugal for last night’s Europa Cup defeat to SC Braga. Liverpool today confirmed that after a consultation with a specialist, it was decided surgery was the best option…

Japanese earthquake: seventh largest ever recorded

Japanese earthquake: seventh largest ever recorded

March 11, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

The 8.9 magnitude earthquake which struck off the coast of Japan this morning is the seventh largest ever recorded. At 9.5 on the Richter Scale, the 1960 earthquake in Chile is the largest ever recorded, killing 1,900 and leaving two million people homeless. In the last 45 years, just one earthquake was larger – the…

Charlie Sheen’s maddest quotes: Star’s most ‘winning’ moments

Charlie Sheen’s maddest quotes: Star’s most ‘winning’ moments

March 11, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Charlie Sheen’s mad rantings and ravings have gained him more than 2.8 million followers on Twitter and spawned a You Tube autotune remix which has clocked up a staggering 5.7 million views in just three days. Here’s a list of the actor’s most legendary ‘wins': “I’m bi-winning. I win here and I win there.” “I’ve…

Tsunami hits Japan after massive earthquake

Tsunami hits Japan after massive earthquake

March 11, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A ten-metre high tsunami has devastated the coast of Japan following a massive earthquake in the Pacific Ocean. The earthquake, measuring 8.9 on the Richter Scale, struck off the eastern coast of Japan, triggering a series of massive waves which have come miles in shore sweeping up buildings and cars in the process. Tsunami warnings…

Amazing Gareth Bale Champions League animation released

Amazing Gareth Bale Champions League animation released

March 10, 2011 | by | 5 Comments

Artist Richard Swarbrick has released an incredible animation reliving Tottenham Hotspur star Gareth Bale’s memorable Champions League performances against Inter Milan. The painstaking effort took Richard a staggering 35 hours to meticulously reconstruct the moment Welsh star Bale was catapulted to super-stardom. Bale, 21, tore Inter Milan full-back Maicon to shreds on two amazing Champions…

Liverpool line-up v SC Braga: Carroll on the bench

March 10, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Andy Carroll will start on the bench for Liverpool in tonight’s Europa clash against Portuguese side SC Braga. Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish has made four changes from Sunday’s victory against Manchester United with Soto Kyrgiakos, Christian Poulsen, Jay Spearing and Joe Cole returning to the starting 11. Making way are the injured Steven Gerrard and…

Heathrow Terminal Five reopened after security scare

March 10, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Heathrow Terminal Five was  temporarily disrupted this lunchtime over reports of a  stand-off between armed police and a member of the public. There was a partial evacuation by the Metropolitan Police. At just after 2pm a British man was arrested following the incident at the London airport. There were concerns about a bag he was…

Referee books footballer with imaginary yellow card

March 10, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

A professional referee was left red-faced last night after he forgot his yellow card for a Premier League clash. Peter Walton was officiating the Everton v Birmingham match at Goodison Park when Wolves youngster Jordan Mutch fouled striker Louis Saha. The 51-year-old ref deemed the challenge worthy of a booking but when he went to…

Ferguson breaks silence on Liverpool loss

Ferguson breaks silence on Liverpool loss

March 10, 2011 | by | 5 Comments

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has finally broken his silence on Sunday’s disappointing defeat to Liverpool. The 69-year-old imposed a total media blackout after the fiery encounter at Anfield which saw the home team win 3-1 courtesy of a Dirk Kuyt hat-trick. Unsurprisingly Ferguson was angry at his side’s performance which leaves the club…

Boris Johnson gives Barbara Windsor a cheeky peck

Boris Johnson gives Barbara Windsor a cheeky peck

March 9, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

London Mayor Boris Johnson gave Barbara Windsor a cheeky kiss today as they joined forces to encourage Brits to organise more community events. Eccentric Boris, 46, wants local authorities to scrap bureaucracy which prevents local residents from organising fetes and street parties. He teamed up with former Eastenders actress Windsor, 73, at Tower Hamlets, London,…

Andy Carroll hands auction prize to fan he outbid

Andy Carroll hands auction prize to fan he outbid

March 9, 2011 | by | 4 Comments

Liverpool striker Andy Carroll forked out £900 in an auction for a signed Newcastle United shirt – and then handed it to the person he outbid. The wealthy 22-year-old returned to his hometown of Gateshead for Newcastle United’s biannual boxing dinner where his former club were raising money for local charities. One of the items…

Andy Carroll in line to make full debut against SC Braga

March 9, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Liverpool striker Andy Carroll is expected to make his full club debut this Thursday against SC Braga in the Europa Cup. The £35 million signing came on for the last 16 minutes of Liverpool’s 3-1 victory against Manchester United on Sunday after recovering from a thigh injury sustained in December. With no reactions following the…

Arsenal striker brands referee “a joke” following Barcelona defeat

Arsenal striker brands referee “a joke” following Barcelona defeat

March 9, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A furious Robin Van Persie last night branded referee Massimo Busacca “a joke” who “killed the game” after sending the Dutchman off in Arsenal’s Champions League defeat to Barcelona. The striker was through on goal in last night’s clash but the referee blew for offside after the linesman raised his flag. However, Van Persies didn’t…

Rafa van der Vaart fit to face AC Milan

March 8, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Tottenham Hotspur’s attacking midfielder Rafa van der Vaart will be fit to face AC Milan in tomorrow’s Champions League tie. But Welsh winger Gareth Bale, who tormented Milan’s local rivals Inter earlier this season, is “touch and go”, according to Harry Redknapp. The Spurs boss told the club’s website: “Rafa’s okay. He trained this morning…