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Matthew Blackburn

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GIF: Meyler’s cheeky headbutt celebration

by Matthew Blackburn

Alan Pardew’s headbutt on Hull midfielder David Meyler dominated the back pages last week, but the player seems to have taken it rather well! Meyler scored in Hull’s 3-0 win over Sunderland in the FA Cup quarter-final today and he made light of the situation with a cheeky headbutt celebration: Commentator Conor McNamara took the […]

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GIF: Thiago impressed by linesman’s skills

by Matthew Blackburn

A funny moment occurred in Bayern Munich’s dominant 5-1 victory over FC Schalke 04 this weekend. The ball ran out for a throw in for Bayern and Thiago went over to take it, and was surprised when the linesman showed that he’s been practicing his skills!

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Video: Ter Stegen scores awful own goal and not for the first time

by Matthew Blackburn

Borussia Moenchengladbach ‘keeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen has had an absolute nightmare against Eintracht Braunschweig in today’s Bundesliga match between the two teams. Receiving a routine backpass, he inexplicably missed his first touch, allowing the ball to agonizingly roll over the line: Ridiculously, this isn’t even the first time he has done this! In a 2013 […]

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Belgium’s World Cup attire revealed

by Matthew Blackburn

With just 105 days until the opening match of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the participants have been revealing their latest shirts for 2014 to anticipating fans. Scotland’s rhubarb number caught the eye, and Belgium have today revealed their choices of jersey for this year, and the ones they will wear at this summer’s […]

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GIF: Bale’s fancy footwork for Real

by Matthew Blackburn

Gareth Bale seems to have a penchant for scoring world-class goals this week. The Welshman has followed up his stunning strike against Elche on Saturday with a goal of real quality against Schalke tonight, with some close-control dribbling followed by an assured low finish. A GIF of the goal is below:

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GIF: Torres pokes in to give Chelsea the lead

by Matthew Blackburn

José Mourinho has made some well-publicised comments this week about his lack of goals up front, and that obviously has spurred on his front line to prove him wrong. Specifically, Spain international Fernando Torres who was purchased from Liverpool for a British record £50m in January 2011. It is fair to say he hasn’t really […]

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GIF: Arsenal loanee Campbell scores beauty v Man Utd

by Matthew Blackburn

The UEFA Champions League returned on Wednesday night, and Manchester United are in real trouble of exiting the competition at the round of 16 stage, continuing a horrendous season for the Lancashire outfit. Alejandro Dominguez scored a deft flick to put their Greek opponents Olympiakos 1-0 up, before this goal from Joel Campbell, a Costa […]

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GIF: Gareth Bale screamer against Elche

by Matthew Blackburn

Gareth Bale seems to have adjusted well to his new surroundings in Spain after a summer move from Spurs and has recently been filling in for suspended Ballon D’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo. This afternoon Real faced Elche in the Liga BBVA and the Welsh winger came up with a fantastic strike from all of 30 […]

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GIF: Awful open goal miss from Dzeko

by Matthew Blackburn

Edin Dzeko would have hoped to prove himself to Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini in the absence of injured hitman Sergio Aguero, however the Chilean will not be impressed by a horrible miss from the Bosnian forward in this afternoon’s clash with Stoke City. Dzeko somehow could not add to Yaya Touré’s earlier goal – […]