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Shades of Tyson vs. Secretariat as Newcastle United fan tries to fight police horse (video)

They were so drunk.

Following today’s match between Newcastle United and Sunderland, 29 people were arrested and four police officers were hurt as fans attempted to fight in Newcastle city center. Bottles were thrown at police, and garbage cans were set on fire. It was a typical English football riot, except for one detail.

One gentleman…

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Fox Soccer welcomes you to Swansea… England? (Photo)


Manchester United are visiting Swansea City today, with the match being shown live on Fox Soccer.

Much of the pre-match talk was relating to Swansea being in Wales, but nobody mentioned this little geographical fact to whoever was in charge of the graphics. Or that person just refuses to recognize any level of Welsh sovereignty. ENNNGALAAND!…

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Gary Neville’s first pitch at White Sox game shows why soccer players don’t use their hands [Video]

Manchester United ambassador Gary Neville visited Chicago on Thursday to promote Man U’s upcoming tour of the United States. Neville threw out the first pitch at U.S. Cellular Field prior to the game between the White Sox and A’s.

And throw it he did, with such gusto that would send Rick Ankiel into a fetal position, shivering.

While Neville did nearly injure several women standing near…

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Robin van Persie to have a placenta rubbed on his injured ankle

robin-van-persieDesperate times call for desperate measures, and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie must be pretty desperate to return to the pitch after tearing ligaments in his ankle.

In order to speed up his recovery, Van Persie will be having a placenta rubbed on the injury.

The treatment allegedly worked for one soccer player, though in the absence of…

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Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich spent $52,000 on lunch


We all know that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is an insanely rich man. The staff at Nello’s in New York City found out just how rich when he and a few friends visited their restaurant for lunch today. The total tab, including tip: Over $52,000.

In one lunch bill, Roman Abramovich dropped what median American makes in…

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