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In beating Swindon 3-0 at the weekend, Stockport County notched up a ninth consecutive victory. A very impressive run, but all the more impressive because in those nine games they have conceded no goals. Not one! Zip, nada, nicht, zilch, nil points etc. That’s a Football League record, so big congrats to everyone at the […]

1 Dimitar Berbatov, West Ham v SpursA lovely, lovely free-kick from one of the Prem’s most stylish forwards. Even Paul ‘Kryten’ Konchesky couldn’t use his massive Skeletor head to keep it out of the net.

SATURDAYLiverpool v Man UtdLawro: 1-1Pies: 1-2Actual: 0-1 Arsenal v Reading Lawro: 2-0 Pies: 5-1Actual: 2-1 Fulham v Aston Villa Lawro: 1-2 Pies: 2-2Actual: 1-1

Why didn’t Paul Konchesky commit a professional foul on Jermain Defoe and stop a likely winning goal for Spurs (see video)? Yes, he would have been sent off, but he would have probably earned a precious point for his club. Gary Neville sure as hell wouldn’t have let Defoe run that far and take a […]

Definition of irony, no.98648: David Beckham injures his right knee after colliding with advertising hoardings. The incident happened during Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Getafe at the weekend. Becks miscued a cross near the goal line and ran into hoardings behind the goal. Doh. He will undergo a knee scan today, but looks 99% certain […]

Yawn. Do you even care that Fergie has told Jose to ‘button his lip’? The newspapers and main football sites seem to think it’s a big story, but to be honest, it bores the pants off me. Is there anything less interesting and more predictable than two football managers engaging in so-called mind games? The […]

That’s not a headline I thought I’d ever write. As reported in the Guardian, several football stars have signed up to the Mayday for Nurses campaign and agreed to donate their wages for 13th May to help nurses in financial difficulty. Nigel Medicore Reo Coker, Paul Robinson, Ryan Giggs, Gary ‘shop steward’ Neville and Micah […]

I love me some bloopers, especially when they’re taken from the biggest football tournament in the world – much more poignant.

1 QPR, Nottm Forest, Portsmouth, Southampton, WBA, West Ham (current). Which journeyman’s career?2 Who scored the opening goal for Man Utd when they beat Liverpool at Old Trafford earlier this season?3 Picture round. Who’s this?4 Which English league team did serial killer Harold Shipman support in his youth?5 Which current Middlesbrough player was born in […]

SATURDAYLiverpool v Man UtdLawro: 1-1Pies: 1-2 Arsenal v Reading Lawro: 2-0 Pies: 5-1 (Gooner backlash, anyone?) Fulham v Aston Villa Lawro: 1-2 Pies: 2-2

Rumour has it that Ipswich Town’s Darren Currie has secured a two-week trial with LA Galaxy, and should he stay, he’ll of course by playing with a certain Mr Beckham. Looking at this compilation video, the kid looks a bit good…

Bicycle kicks? Lots of ‘em? Yes please!

Emmanuel ‘Evander Holyfield’ Adebayor apparently DIDN’T punch Frank ‘Looks a bit like KD Lang’ Lampard. Pity. After Arsene Wenger started spouting off and shouting "THE LINESMAN IS A BIG FAT LIAR!" to just about anyone who would listen, and then called for Fat Frank to come forward and save his striker. Lampard’s agent Steve Kutner […]

To celebrate St David’s Day, here is a YouTube vid of one of the greatest moments in Welsh football history. Bellamy’s second-half winner at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium gave Wales a famous victory against Italy in the Euro 2004 qualifying campaign; they still didn’t qualify for the finals though. Doh.

For the past two years, Bulgarian Man Yoo fan Marin Levidzhev (that’s not him) has been fighting in his country’s courts to have his name legally changed to ‘Manchester United’. Magistrates in Bulgaria have just ruled that he can call himself Manchester Levidzhev but not Manchester United. Which kind of defeats the object. Can he […]

Pele is not just the ambassador for erectile dysfunction. He is also one of the greatest players who ever lived, if not the greatest. I think we’ve been avoiding Pele videos on here for fear of being too obvious… however, this video is probably the best on the web at showing his dazzling skills and […]

Bandwagon hopping anyone? Right this way… Tony Blair has joined in the ticket pricing debate and backed calls for Premiership clubs to lower their ticket prices to make sure fans can afford to attend matches. He said countless empty seats at top-flight grounds in recent years were a clear indication that prices needed to come […]

‘The baffled keeper can’t stop Mark Viduka…’ This tribute song to the rotund ‘Boro/Aussie hitman, written and performed by singer-songwriter Alistair Griffin, is possibly the best football song I’ve heard since New Order’s World in Motion, at least in terms of lyrics. It’s a cover of Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen (and others, including Rufus Wainwright), […]

In this Coca-Cola ad from 1982, Maradona, the most gifted cheat of all time, proves that he is also a shit actor.

In the recent incident packed Mardrid derby, something unusual happened. It involved some buttock to buttock action… and… well… I’ve no idea why. It all seems very sporting though.

I’m sure most of you have seen part one of this series. Here’s part two:

As expected, the FA have charged both Arsenal and Chelsea over this unsavoury brawl, which took place near the end of a drama-packed Carling Cup final. Arsenal’s Emmanuel Eboue (horrible little man) has been charged with violent conduct for striking Wayne Bridge (glass jaw). Emmanuel Adebayor (My Little Pony hair) has also been charged – […]

SATURDAYFulham v Man UtdLawro: 0-2Pies: 1-1Actual: 1-2 (damn you Ronaldo!) Charlton v West HamLawro: 2-1Pies: 1-1Actual: 4-0

Ladies and gents, we have a new Lester Piggott. Tax irregularities are now known as ‘doing a Guus Hiddink‘ now that the Russia football manager has been handed a six-month suspended sentence and fined £30,000 after being found guilty of tax evasion. The 60-year-old Dutchman was accused of evading more than £900,000 (bloody hell!) in […]

Do you want to see a goal that my mate alerted me too? His words were "this is well ace!" It’s a recent goal by Saint Etienne against PSG, and in fairness, the only way to describe it is WELL ACE! Pick that out!