Studies conducted by the National Centre for Domestic Violence, ACPO and the BBC revealed that during the 2010 World Cup cases of domestic violence rose by an average 25% after an England match, win or lose. Raise awareness and help #beatDV.
United’s young guns have certainly impressed England boss Fabio Capello who has called up Tom Cleverley, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling into the senior squad for their Euro 2012 qualifier against Bulgaria (bonus link: video interview with Cleverley and Jones). They join team mates Wayne Rooney and Ashley Young, who will be keen to carry [...]
The season is over so please forgive me for talking about something with little to no relation to United. The story links with Sunderland, our second XI/Mini Manchester United, so I guess it’s not completely random. I’ve just read that Craig Gardner is set to sign for Steve Bruce after spending the last 18 months [...]
Congratulations to top red Phil Neville for knocking Chelsea out of the FA Cup today. After leading his team to extra time, Everton like they would be making their exit from the competition after Frank Lampard put Chelsea ahead. But with a couple of minutes of extra time remaining, Leighton Baines stepped up to score [...]
Atlético Madrid fans have adopted green and gold scarves in protest against chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin and president Enrique Cerezo. They initially used blue and white scarves, the colours of their first kit, but felt like these weren’t different enough from their current colours which differs only by having additional red. So, in [...]
Charlie Adam is a Rangers’ reject who has been pivotal to Blackpool’s return to the top flight. They are currently 12th in the league and if they were to win their game in hand tomorrow against Manchester United, would move up to 7th. Adam is Blackpool’s record signing at £500k but the move almost didn’t [...]
25 years ago today 56 football fans went out for the game and never returned. 265 more were sent to hospital with burns and other injuries. The majority of those who died were children or the elderly, who struggled to beat the crush to get out of the stadium. Valley Parade, the home of Bradford [...]
Former Manchester United players are typically the only players to get a warm reception at Old Trafford. If a previously unheard of sub makes an appearance, they will get a chorus of “who the fuckin ell are you?”. If they’ve mouthed off at the ref over an incident or made a particularly nasty challenge on [...]