Wayne Rooney wants transfer from Manchester United

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Outgoing Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that star Wayne Rooney has handed in a transfer request due to frustration at being substituted in recent matches. The 27-year-old forward has been with United since 2004 and now wants out, but Ferguson insists the club has no plans to let ...

Chicken Runs on Field During Blackburn-Wigan Relegation Battle

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Who said Monday's Premier League relegation matchup between Blackburn and Wigan would be bad television? The early moments of the game were highlighted by what we'll call, "The Ewood Park Chicken," which made a cameo on the field, pecking around Wigan's penalty box. Wigan goalie Ali Al-Habsi and Blackburn striker Yakubu could ...

Roberto Mancini: Mario Balotelli Should Get Married

Monday, March 5th, 2012

A few days ago, Roberto Mancini was hailing Mario Balotelli as the best striker Italy has to offer. But in typical Balotelli style, it didn’t take long for the praise to morph into criticism due to the player’s infamous immaturity. This weekend, the Manchester City boss fined Balotelli the maximum allowable ...

Fan Handcuffs Self To Goal Post Mid-Game (Video)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

With five minutes left in the first half of Tuesday's English Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City, a protester managed to get onto the field and handcuff himself to Joe Hart's goal post. There was about a 10-minute delay to remove the fan, who failed to provide a key. Hello, ...

Wayne Rooney Is Drumming With The Enemy

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

With plenty of extra cash to throw around, Wayne Rooney has spent plenty on cars, homes and a new hairline. Now, it looks like the Manchester United forward is setting his sights on music memorabilia. You'd think a Scouser like Rooney would stay true to his Liverpudlian roots and go for ...

Let’s Play Some Russian Roulette In A British Courtroom

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

It's been called the Lawsuit of the Year. A team owner in the midst of a high-profile breakup that could cost big bucks. No, I'm not talking about Frank and Jaime McCourt and the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Though who doesn't love limo driver-induced infidelity that brings one of MLB's banner franchises to ...

Gaddafi Straddled The Liverpudlian Fence

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi's death this week sparked celebrations as well as outrage - all the while rocking the Liverpool soccer community. How, you ask? According to British newspaper, The Mirror, Qaddafi was a big supporter of Everton FC: "Everton's win against Sunderland will have provided some temporary relief for one of their biggest fans. ...

Carlos Tevez Takes a Personal Day

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Striker Carlos Tevez has officially been suspended from Manchester City. On Tuesday night, in a game against Bayern Munich, manager Roberto Mancini told Tevez to go in the game during the second half, but Tevez didn’t budge from the bench. City lost 2-0. Shortly after the game, Tevez explained his behavior by ...