Barcelona set to bid €28m for Roma defender Marquinhos [Gazzetta dello Sport]

Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport claim today that Barcelona will finally lodge their bid for a defender next week and it will be for Roma’s Marquinhos. The 19-year-old has impressed in just one season in Serie A after joining from Corinthians and Barcelona will offer anywhere between 25-28 million euros next week. Barcelona have been […]

Liverpool & Spurs join the race to loan Barcelona starlet Gerard Deulofeu [Sport]

Catalan paper Sport have confirmed the news in some English papers: Liverpool and Tottenham have joined the race to loan one of the hottest young talents in Europe – Barcelona forward Gerard Deulofeu. Currently starring in the Under-20 World Cup in Turkey, Deulofeu has banged in the goals for Barcelona B in recent seasons. In […]

Picture: Vålerenga fans are accused off decapitating a statute outside Lillestrøm’s ground

Who remembers when Bart Simpson cut off the head of Jebediah Springfield? A new scandal has broken out overnight in Norway after Lillestrøm discovered that a statute of club hero Tom Lund had been decapitated by unknown vandals. Next weekend in the Tippeligaen sees Lillestrøm play host to rivals Vålerenga, and belief is widespread that Vålerenga ultras chopped off the head Tum Lund’s […]

Drag & Drop: A Chinese footballer sent off for yanking an injury faker off the pitch

At the wrong end of the Chinese Super League on Wednesday, Changchun Yatai claimed a narrow 1-0 win over fallen giants Shanghai Shenhua. Shanghai, who previously had Nicolas Anelka and Didier Drogba on their books before the club imploded, not only lost the relegation 6-pointer, but they also had one of their players sent off in a bizarre incident at […]

In GIFs: Neymar is made to look a fool after his shocking dive v Uruguay

GIF makers have worked tirelessly through the night to provide us with a series of comedy moving images mocking Neymar’s hilariously bad dive against Uruguay. Despite helping Brazil reach the Confederations Cup final, for many, their lasting memory of Neymar’s performance against the Celeste came when then Barcelona forward executed a joke dive when battling for possession with Walter Gargano. The […]

The official video: Everton’s brand new 2013-14 home shirt is released

The design of Everton’s brand new 2013-14 home shirt has been a rather poorly kept secret. Back at the start of the month we brought you the photos purporting to show Everton’s new 2013-14 home shirt, which we then followed up with a video of the Toffees new jersey as revealed by a pair of Indonesian bloggers. With […]

New PSG boss Blanc targets Newcastle’s Cabaye, fee of €15m mooted [Le Parisien]

On the day after Laurent Blanc was installed as the new manager of PSG, French paper Le Parisien are reporting that the the riegning Ligue 1 champs are chasing Newcastle’s Yohan Cabaye. According to the article, Cabaye is PSG’s number one midfield target this summer. With David Beckham now departed, PSG’s central midfield options are limited to just Blaise […]

The Tweets: Theo Walcott (Arsenal) headbutted Aaron Lennon (Spurs) in Hakkasan, Las Vegas [Rumour]

Tottenham and Arsenal fans were drawing their battle lines late on Wednesday night after a rumour flooded Twitter suggesting there had been a fight between rival players. According to a series of Tweets from several ‘sources’, Theo Walcott headbutted Aaron Lennon in the well-known Las Vegas hotspot Hakkasan. Now, this could be some fabricated online story, particularly as it […]

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