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Blimey: fans of The Village Alliance Club celebrate a goal by firing guns

Goal celebrations from supporters all around the world are fairly similar and seeing the crowd go wild is the sort of beautiful moment that separates football from other sports. The passion and excitement when a goal is sc

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How would Liverpool cope without Luis Suárez?

It’s the scenario Liverpool fans dread, and it’s the one we resigned ourselves to last summer. Every passing transfer window brings about rumour after rumour that Luis Suárez might leave the club. Last summer it was Ar

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Chile release terrifying World Cup advert

With the World Cup edging closer, Chile have released an advert showing just why their opponents in Brazil should be quaking in their boots at the prospect of facing the dangerous and, according to this brilliantly made ad

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This Toy Story-esque World Cup promo from the BBC is superb

The World Cup is fast approaching and with it comes an abundance of hype and media advertising promoting what is sure to be a brilliant tournament in Brazil. This latest promo from the BBC is arguably the standout one

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Everton boss Roberto Martinez – the end of year report

I remember watching Spanish Football on Sky about 8-10 years ago, each week there was a Spanish panellist, he played for the now fallen Chester City, I couldn’t comprehend other than being from that neck of the wood

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s dodgy grasp of French leaves PSG team-mates in tears of laughter

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was crowned the Ligue 1 Player of the Year for the second season running on Sunday evening, also picking up trinkets for ending 2013/14 as top goalscorer and the scorer of the league’s most be

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Is it all doom and gloom for English football?

Greg Dyke shared his findings last week from his England Commission and the way forward for the national side if they wish to succeed. The main criticism the Football Association has been faced with (and rightly s

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Footballer scores then runs into crowd to applaud his goal

There have been hundreds of creative goal celebrations we’ve all had the pleasure of witnessing over the years and they usually go down extremely well. We’ve seen it all. This latest one from Lithuania is not only very origi

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Major League Soccer: what’s good and bad about it?

In America you have two forms of fans, like in any other country; those who love the sport and those who follow it, but not religiously, and want to tell you the negatives about it. Major League Soccer has that,

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Spurs – a golden opportunity gone

Where has it all gone wrong for Spurs? Not that long ago they were busy beating AC Milan in the San Siro and making a mockery of Inter at White Hart Lane. Back then it was Bale, Modric and Van der

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Steve McClaren: from wally with a brolly to revival of the Rams

Football, it’s a strange old game… One minute you’re coaching the England National team to what should have been routine qualification to a European campaign, the next you’re stood in the pouring rain with nothing but a

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Brazilian side attempt hilarious new way of stopping low free-kicks but fail

There’s been some excellent improvisation when it comes to free-kicks over the years, but Brazilian Serie B side Ponte Preta attempted something quite sneaky and very original during their Copa Brazil second round cla

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How Manchester United can go Dutch with Van Gaal, Giggs and the Class of ’92

Manchester United are rumoured to announce the appointment of Louis Van Gaal as their new manager in the near future. The Dutchman has been the favourite for the job ever since David Moyes was sacked last

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FC Copenhagen fans perform incredible ‘cannonball’ tifo

Danish neighbours FC Copenhagen and Brondby are hardly the best of friends. In fact, they’re fierce rivals and have been for a very long time. This tifo by FC Copenhagen’s fans from Sunday’s Superliga derby shows just

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Chelsea need a new Jose Mourinho

As a Chelsea fan, loving a manager is rare occurrence, purely because we chop and change them so much. Jose Mourinho is one of the few exceptions though. Fellow Chelsea fans adore him, mainly down to witnessing hug