The Tweets: Should West Ham’s Andy Carroll have been sent off v Manchester United

In the run-up to the halftime whistle at Upton Park on Wednesday night, Liverpool loanee Andy Carroll began demanding attention. The West Ham and England striker was twice involved in unsavoury incidents. First off  Carroll appeared to kick Wayne Rooney as the pair jostled side-by-side as they waited for a free-kick to be delivered. Then, moments […]

Lionel Messi got a priest to hand Pope Francis a signed Barcelona shirt

They are both Argentine. They both love the Beautiful Game. And now they both have Lionel Messi jerseys. A strange sight was recorded at the Vatican on Wednesday as a priest handed Pope Francis a signed Lionel Messi, Barcelona shirt during the Pontiff’s general audience. After kissing the hand of his leader, priest Miguel Delgado Galindo handed Pope […]

A Luiz thunderbolt & JT’s two headers earn Chelsea bragging rights in Fulham demolition

Fulham 0 – Chelsea 3 (Premier League, April 17, 2013) (Alternative highlights, More highlights) David Luiz blasted the Blues ahead in the West London derby with a sensational right-foot strike into the top corner from fully 40 yards. Chelsea went 2-up through a John Terry header in the 43rd. With less than 20 minutes remaining, John Terry headed the […]

Van Persie bags the leveller as Manchester United draw 2-2 at spirited West Ham

West Ham 2 – Manchester United 2 (Premier League, April 17, 2013) (Alternative highlights, More highlights) West Ham took a 16th minute lead through a Ricardo Vaz Te header after good work from Jarvis and then Carroll in the build up. Antonio Valencia drew United level just after the half hour with a simple tap-in after RVP and Shinji Kagawa combined down […]

Tevez strikes late as Man City edge FA Cup final rivals Wigan

Manchester City 1 – Wigan 0 (Premier League, April 17, 2013) Carlos Tevez broke the deadlock seven minutes from time with a terrific shot into the top corner. GIF: Carlos Tevez fires Manchester City ahead v Wigan. Richards on return to action, De Jong on return to City: City 1-0 Wigan. David Platt on Man City 1 […]

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