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Pic: Jonas Gutierrez gets inked to celebrate defeating cancer

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The Argentina and Newcastle midfielder’s recovery from testicular cancer is one of 2014’s good news stories. And now “Spider-Man” has commemorated the most important victory of his life with a special tattoo, featuring lyrics from an Eminem track; I’m alive again. More alive than I had been in my whole entire life. 03-11-14 Via Twitter

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City exposed in Europe

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Manchester City’s season could effectively be over by Christmas as their European struggles continue.

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Pic: Wayne Routledge trolls Alexis Sanchez after Swansea defeat

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Why footballers shouldn’t be allowed near Twitter, part: 235….. What surely was a well-intentioned tweet intending to alert to the Arsenal faithful that at least one of the squad was confident of beating The Swans turned into a bit of ol’fashioned car-crash twitter after the Gunners crashed down 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium. Not one […]

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Vine: Balotelli scores for Liverpool in Capital One Cup

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Liverpool were made to work to overcome their manager’s former employers at Anfield tonight, with a Lovren header in the 95th minute securing a 2-1 win. But it’ll be under-fire striker Mario Balotelli who will no doubt get the headlines with his equalising goal relieving the pressure on the Italian. Via: Vine

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Pic: Are these Liverpool’s 15/16 kits?

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According to a report in the Liverpool Echo, Liverpool will ‘switch’ to New Balance as their kit manufacturer next season. The move has long been rumoured over the past months – the club’s current kit maker Warrior sports is a sub-brand owned by New Balance, and it seems the parent company is keen to capitalise […]

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Vine: Lamela wondergoal in tonight’s Europa League

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As far as games go, Spurs’ win over Greek side Asteras Tripolis didn’t exactly grab our attention before kick-off. But as it happens the game, despite being a walkover for the North London side, wasn’t short on entertainment. Pick of the highlights was this wonderful ‘rabona’ strike from Erik Lamela: The game ended with Harry Kane, who bagged […]