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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 […]

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Vine: Marcelo Bielsa burns his arse sitting on coffee cup

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Marseille’s coach Marcelo Bielsa has been grabbing all the headlines in Ligue 1 this season, not just for his team’s performances, but also for his rather odd decision to sit on a ice box pitch-side. He may just reconsider this seating arrangement after this incident. Or at the very least, check for potential threats first. […]

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Vine – Oscar’s thunderbolt free-kick for Chelsea

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Chelsea currently lead fellow Londoners Crystal Palace by a single goal at Selhurst Park, and what a goal it was.   WOOSH!    Read – African Cup of Nations qualification – the key points Read – Resting Sterling shows there is some common ground

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Video: Serbia v Albania abandoned after helicopter pitch invasion

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Serbia and Albania have a long and tempestuous history. So it was little surprise that certain restrictions were put on tonights game to stop any potential trouble breaking out. However nothing could have prepared anyone for what happened in the dying moments of the first half. As the clock ticked towards 45 minutes a drone […]

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Tweet: Hilariously offensive scarves on sale for Germany v Ireland game

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And you thought football scarves had reached the bottom of the barrel with those awful ‘half-scarves’. These bits of slightly racist memorabilia were snapped on sale prior to tonights game in Germany, no doubt the handy work of some enterprising individual out to make a quick euro. #NoToRacism indeed.   Image via Stephen Doyle/Twitter

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Report: Valdés snubs Liverpool move

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Reports in multiple outlets today suggest the long-mooted move of the ex-Barcelona goalkeeper to Liverpool has fallen through. The Sunday People’s Neil Moxley has reported that the 32-year old has rejected the move after being asked to prove his fitness by way of a four day trial at The Reds Melwood training centre. The three-time UEFA […]