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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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A Quite Interesting welcome to the 2012 Olympics from the British [video]

The 2012 Summer Olympics will officially open on Friday night, as millions of people around the world tune in for the Opening Ceremonies, mostly to mock whatever the British have decided to use to showcase their country. Dancing fish and chips! An ode to drizzle! Athletes being drowned in tea! A salute to haphazard post-colonial border determination! The anticipation is overwhelming.

Of course, given his visit this week

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

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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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England U-21 team practices kicking balls into the faces of their teammates (Video)

Fabrice Muamba has fantastic aim, provided that he was intending to do that to poor Jason Steele during training with England’s U-21 team for the European Championships.

Keep in mind that this isn’t some fan or member of the media who posted a slow-motion video replay of an English player getting nailed in the face with the ball on YouTube; it’s an official video from the FA…

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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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