South-paw Andriy Shevchenko cards 84 on pro golf debut at Kharkov Superior Cup

Since hanging up his football boots, Andriy Shevchenko has traded his bootbag for a golf one and taken to the tee boxes as a south paw golfer. And it’s no desperate soul-searching bid to kill time and forget the angst of missing football: Sheva has a swing, and has progressed so much in recent months […]

Book Review: Red Or Dead, David Peace’s Bill Shankly epic

Red Or Dead Book Review (Faber and Faber), by Paul Morrissey – Follow on Twitter here Pages, some 714 pages. Turning and turning the pages. All those pages, all those words. The words and the pages. Reading. Again. Turning. Again. David Peace’s dramatic ‘factional’ account (part novella, part biographical) of Bill Shankly’s life and times, […]

Oliver Kahn ‘wouldn’t advise gay footballers to come out’ [Gala Mag]

German goalkeeping legend Oliver Kahn has weighed into the issue of homosexuality in football in an interview with People/Entertainment magazine Gala, opining that it’s still very much a taboo subject in German football. He told Gala: “It may sound sad, but I wouldn’t advise him [a gay player] to come out.” Kahn added that homosexuality […]

FREE play, win £1MILLION: Sky Sports Super 6 game

CLICK HERE: Play Sky Sports’ FREE Super 6 online game and stand a chance at winning £1MILLION. Who wants to be a millionaire! Sky Sports Super 6 prediction game is unbelievably easy to play, and it takes less than 30 seconds to enter. Sky Sports will pay out £1MILLION if you can correctly predict six correct scores ahead of […]

Still got it! Manchester United legend Dwight Yorke pulls off a stunning football card trick

Manchester United stars of the past Norman Whiteside, Dwight Yorke and Quinton Fortune got together for a PartyPoker promotional video. They attempted something called ‘The card kick-up’ which Damian the magician proved that he could do. Quinton Fortune failed pretty miserably, almost bringing the house down at the end of the video. Striker Dwight Yorke […]

SSN report provisional dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Worldcup in Qatar will be a nightmare for players and fans. The weather is not good at all. FIFA is all about money.corrupt bastards — King Emanuel Ebouee (@TheRealEbouee) September 11, 2013 Is this really going to happen? Are Qatar actually going to host the World Cup in 9 years time? Has no-one seen sense […]

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