Thanks to German football’s dominance of the Champions League this season, we have already featured comedian Matze Knopf on 101GG, he is rather adept at playing Jurgen Klopp in music videos. After Michael Ballack’s testimonial match last week, Knopf, playing Franz Beckenbauer, was able to interview new Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. The Special One handled […]
France is getting ready for one of the biggest court cases seen in the country for years on Tuesday, as footballers Franck Ribéry and Karim Benzema stand trial in the Zahia Dehar prostitution case. The Bayern Munich and Real Madrid stars are charged with having underage sex with a minor. If they’re found guilty, the dup could face a maximum […]
The Spanish domination of international football shows no signs of abating. With Spain Under-21s sparkling in Israel at the European Championships, playing some fantastic football without conceding a goal, it was the turn of the star players to show their worth on Sunday night in a hugely impressive display against Uruguay at the Confederations Cup. […]
What do you mean you weren’t watching the Finnish third division last Thursday?! With thanks to Jukka from Finland who has alerted us to this acrobatic Golazo from Johnny Lindroos for AC Vantaa against Spartak. Lindroos put Vantaa 1-0 up in a game they were pegged back to 1-1.
Day two of the Confederations Cup again brought scenes of chaos and violence outside a football ground. After police used tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray on protesters outside the Mané Garrincha Stadium on day one of the competition, similar mayhem was recorded outside the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro before the Mexico v Italy match. With 1000s of […]
Now this is a strange one but with the picture evidence below, it is fair to say Liverpool fans are now always just paranoid about how the press treat Luis Suarez. At the start of the Confederations Cup game between Uruguay and Spain on Sunday night, the BBC description of the match included: “controversial Liverpool […]
It is an open secret that Portuguese powerhouse Sporting Lisbon are in dire financial straits, and Liverpool and Marseille have tried to take advantage of the situation with cheeky €3.5m offers for Diego Capel. After a poor 2012-13 campaign in which Sporting finished the season in lowly 7th place in the division, the club are facing an […]
Widespread reports in Holland this morning confirms Sunderland have scouted Holland Under-21 goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet at the European Championships in Israel. With Sunderland number one Simon Mignolet poised to join Liverpool, Paolo Di Canio and his coaching staff are scouring the globe for a replacement. A Sunderland delegation watched Zoet on Saturday night as Holland […]