You can’t fail to laugh at this. In the sort of cringe-laughter way that made you enjoy The Office so much.
Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song thought that his scintillating performances for Barcelona this season had been noted by his colleagues and that he was to be given the honour of being the first to lift the La Liga trophy. read more »
Long-serving Newcastle keeper Steve Harper plays his final game for the club against Arsenal this afternoon.
The St James’ Park crowd marked the occasion with a minute’s applause and chanting for Harper in the 37th minute in recognition of Harper’s squad number. The veteran goalie was clearly moved by the tribute and was seen crying.
Fortunately, Arsenal didn’t mount any significant attacks during the 37th minute!
It’s safe to say that soon to be retired Jamie Carragher is a bit of a deity on Merseyside.
So that’s a possible explanation as to why he channelled the Hand of God during his last ever game. read more »
Real Madrid were surprise losers to their neighbours Atletico in the Copa Del Rey final last night, surely meaning that Jose Mourinho will leave the Bernabeu without winning a trophy during his last season.
The final was as eventful as you would expect, with Atletico winning the game 2-1 in extra time after a 90 minutes in which Real hit the woodwork on several occasions. read more »
Winning a cup competition can bring out strong emotions. In the case of Chelsea interim manager Rafa Benitez, a dramatic victory in tonight’s Europe League final appeared to stimulate a fetish for men with long hair. read more »