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Video: When footballers clash with ball boys, Football

Video: When footballers clash with ball boys

The following videos show that last night’s incident is not the first time ball boys have become involved in the action. They also make Hazard’s kick at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium look tame in comparison…

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 24 January 2013 at 12:02 pm

Must Watch: Hiroshima celebrate in ’sumo’ style at the Club World Cup, Football

Must Watch: Hiroshima celebrate in ’sumo’ style at the Club World Cup

How do you express that feeling that only a goal in a fifth-place play-off at the Club World Cup can give you?

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 12 December 2012 at 4:06 pm

The cultural lessons footballers really need to know, Football

The cultural lessons footballers really need to know

Expect to be considered a diver, until proven otherwise.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 11 December 2012 at 11:00 am

Must watch: Tottenham winger Gareth Bale shows off his tricks… on the golf course, Football

Must watch: Tottenham winger Gareth Bale shows off his tricks… on the golf course

Gareth Bale is known for tormenting defenders with his tricks and skills on the football pitch – and the Tottenham winger has now shown his ball skills extend to the golf course.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 5 December 2012 at 1:54 pm

Must watch: Take a trick-shot awareness test with Darren Bent, Football

Must watch: Take a trick-shot awareness test with Darren Bent

While I’m not quite sure what Darren Bent has to do with the release of Medal of Honor Warfighter – this video is rather enjoyable.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 11 October 2012 at 3:52 pm

Must watch: Triple dummy set-piece, Football

Must watch: Triple dummy set-piece

Three dummies and five players led to a goal for No 10 Andrija Zivkovic in Monday’s match against Moldova.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 3 October 2012 at 1:17 pm

Fifa 13: I think I’m Jose Mourinho. And I like it, Football

Fifa 13: I think I’m Jose Mourinho. And I like it

It is almost impossible to understand quite what the lure of these games are, and yet when I first put Fifa 13 in my Xbox earlier this week, I couldn’t wait for the loading to be over so I could start playing.

By | Football, Games, Sport | Friday, 28 September 2012 at 1:02 am

Tom Cruise chosen to play Manchester United legend Bryan Robson, Football

Tom Cruise chosen to play Manchester United legend Bryan Robson

With a nickname like ‘Captain Marvel’, it seems only right that for a film about Bryan Robson’s life, Hollywood’s highest paid actor, Tom Cruise, should take the leading role – or at least that’s what the player himself thinks.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 4 September 2012 at 2:01 am

Must Watch: Jessica Ennis and fellow Olympic heroes with message of support for Paralympians, Olympics

Must Watch: Jessica Ennis and fellow Olympic heroes with message of support for Paralympians

Tonight’s ceremony will mark the opening of the Paralympics, an event that promises 11 days of thrilling competition and unforgettable stories.

By | Olympics, Sport | Wednesday, 29 August 2012 at 6:34 pm

V Festival: The Stone Roses need to be adored, Arts

V Festival: The Stone Roses need to be adored

The Stone Roses at V Festival – The hottest act of the summer at the hottest (literally) festival of the summer. While it may sound like the perfect match, unfortunately Saturday’s headliners at the Chelmsford leg of the festival left one feeling a little cold.

By | Arts, Music | Tuesday, 21 August 2012 at 5:39 pm

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