Chelsea face Manchester United in Champions League

March 18, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Chelsea and Manchester United will face each other in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after being drawn together – while Tottenham will play Real Madrid. Barcelona meet Shakhtar Donetsk, with reigning champions Inter Milan drawn against Schalke. Chelsea or United will go on to face either Inter or Schalke, while the winners of the…

Arsenal dealt new injury blow

March 17, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Arsenal have been dealt a frustrating injury blow with news that Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen will miss the rest of the campaign. Vermaelen suffered an Achilles injury while on international duty in September and was only thought to be out for a few weeks. But he was forced to undergo surgery on the problem in…

Suarez expected to play with Torres

March 17, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has revealed he expected to play alongside Fernando Torres – only for the Spaniard to sign for Chelsea. Suarez’s £23.5 million deal was finalised on transfer deadline day – the same day Fernando Torres made the £50 million switch to the Premier League champions. And the 24-year-old Uruguayan has admitted it’s…

Nani speaks out over Carragher challenge

March 17, 2011 | by | 7 Comments

Nani has spoken out about the FA’s decision not to discipline Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher after his tackle left a gash in the Man United winger’s shin. Carragher made the challenge during the first-half of Liverpool’s recent win at Anfield, resulting in Nani leaving the field on a stretcher in tears. The Liverpool defender escaped…

Man United legend Bryan Robson in cancer battle

March 16, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Manchester United and England legend midfielder Bryan Robson is battling cancer, it has emerged. The 54-year-old, who is currently managing Thailand, underwent an operation to removed a tumour from his throat in Bangkok earlier this month. A spokesperson for Man United confirmed the news. They told The Manchester Evening News: “At this moment, Bryan is…

Ferguson hails strike duo

March 16, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has heaped praise on strike partnership Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez. The duo have been showing signs of a blossoming partnership over the past week as United overcame Arsenal in the FA Cup and Marseille in last night’s Champions League clash. Hotshot Hernandez, who is being likened to former…

A bridge too far

March 16, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Blundering council contractors were left red-faced after they lowered this bridge into place – and discovered it was too large. The 12ft long cycle bridge was carried by crane to Mill Road, in Cambridge, Cambs., on Tuesday as part of a £225,000 project to update the city’s bike network. But the metal structure was too…

Julian Assange speaks at Cambridge University

March 15, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrived at Cambridge University today after students queued for hours to hear him speak publicly for the first time in months. Controversial Assange, 39, is breaking a four-month silence by speaking at the Cambridge University Union Society, founded in 1815, about his life and career. The whistleblower stepped out of a…

Jack Wilshere “the best” Capello has seen

March 15, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Fabio Capello has praised “future England captain” Jack Wilshere, describing the young Arsenal midfielder as the best he’s seen at his age. Wilshere, 19, has been in scintillating form for Arsenal this season, putting in a series of stand-out performances – including the first leg of the Champions League clash against Barcelona. Despite his tender age, Wilshere…

Snake dies after biting model Orit Fox’s fake boob

March 14, 2011 | by | 20 Comments

This is the bizarre moment a snake bites model Orit Fox on the breast – and ends up DYING of silicone poisoning. The unlucky serpent is being LICKED on the face by Israel’s super-enhanced Fox when it decides it wants to take a bite on the model’s bosom. A shocked Fox, who is rumoured to…

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

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

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

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

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…