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Jose Mourinho told Chelsea board he would only resign one one condition [Mirror]

Jose Mourinho would readily walk away from Chelsea – on one unfulfilled condition, according to the Mirror. Chelsea chiefs a late night summit after the home defeat to Southampton on Saturday, which left the Premier League champions languishing at the bottom of the table with 8 points from 8 games. Mourinho laid down the gauntlet to […]

You Stay Classy: FSG’s method of sacking Brendan Rodgers was a bit cowardly

The Mail have revealed the details behind Brendan Rodgers sacking from Liverpool, and owners FSG don’t come off as the classiest folk. According to the Mail, Fenway Sports Group president Mike Gordon was the man tasked with informing Rodgers of his fate yesterday, and he took the cowardly option – he sacked Rodgers by phone. Surely after […]

Oh Twitter: Colorado Baseballer Brendan Rodgers moved to confirm he’s not the Liverpool manager

Northern Irishman Brendan Rodgers was sacked by Liverpool yesterday afternoon. Meanwhile, halfway across the world in Colorado, North American Brendan Rodgers was quietly going about his business when his Twitter started to blow up. As happens time and again, there was a case of mistaken identity, as Colorado Rockies baseballer Brendan Rodgers was mistaken for […]

Arsene Wenger sad to see ‘quality’ Brendan Rodgers sacked by Liverpool (Video)

There was quite a surreal scene at Arsene Wenger’s press conference yesterday, as news broke through on the wire that Brendan Rodgers had been sacked at Liverpool. The Northern Irishman had given an interview only 2 hours previously speaking positively about the future after Liverpool’s 1-1 draw at Everton, but FSG wielded the axe. Wenger looked […]

Keylor Navas saves Griezman penalty in Madrid derby, thanks God (Videos)

Marca are already describing Sunday night’s game as ‘Keylor’s Derby’, such was the performance of the Costa Rican keeper. Navas, who was minutes away from a move to Manchester United on deadline day in order to make way for David De Gea (before the move was aborted) is gradually establishing himself as Madrid’s immovable number […]

Philosophy? Van Gaal destroyed on Twitter for lack of reaction as United lose 3-0 at Arsenal

Van Gaal Right Now.. #AFCvMUFC — BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) October 4, 2015 Louis van Gaal, the tactical genius with a sophisticated philosophy was nowhere to be seen today. The Dutchman found himself tactically out-thought by his opposite number Arsene Wenger. Van Gaal was left like a scarecrow United found themselves 2-0 down after 8 minutes, […]