Author Archives: Jake Lambourne

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The Sun Football Swedes 2 Turnips 1 podcast episode 4 includes awkward encounter with Zlatan Ibrahimovic

By | 23rd October 2019

SUNSPORT’S brilliant podcast Swedes 2 Turnips 1 has returned with the fourth episode. In this chat, the focus is on strikers, with talkSPORT’s Reshmin Chowdhury joined round the table by The Sun’s Head of Sport Shaun Custis and chief sports writer Dave Kidd. Join the gang as they come up with more tales from the […]

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Amazon launch new Ultimate Premier League Quiz with Spurs, Man Utd and Chelsea fans cheered on by club icons

By | 22nd October 2019

AMAZON Alexa users will now be able to take part in the Ultimate Premier League Quiz in the quest to see who has the most knowledgeable fan base. All 20 top-flight clubs will have either a current player, manager or a well-known football personality to give them pep talks throughout the quiz. The Alexa users […]

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Man City defensive crisis eased with return of Kyle Walker and Nico Otamendi from injury against Atalanta

By | 21st October 2019

PEP GUARDIOLA hopes his defensive crisis is easing with Kyle Walker and Nico Otamendi back in training. Manchester City were forced to go into their Premier League game at Crystal Palace on Saturday without a single senior centre-back. John Stones was only deemed fit enough to be on the bench after recovering from a thigh […]

Man Utd score amid MORE VAR controversy as Klopp fumes over ‘foul’ before goal and even Neville admits ref was wrong

By | 20th October 2019

JURGEN KLOPP was left fuming with match officials after VAR failed to overturn Marcus Rashford’s opener at Old Trafford. The Manchester United striker broke the deadlock in the 36th minute after he expertly tapped home from close range after being picked out by a beautiful Daniel James delivery. Liverpool players instantly surrounded referee Martin Atkinson […]

Jordan Henderson admits England were on a mission to make Bulgaria ‘suffer’ after seeing team-mates suffer abuse

By | 15th October 2019

JORDAN HENDERSON and his angry England team-mates were on a mission to make the Bulgarian fans ‘suffer’ for their racist abuse. The Liverpool midfielder could not hide his fury — and even had a row on the side of the pitch with home coach Krasimir Balakov in Sofia. Henderson, 29, refused to reveal what he […]

I understand football is influential but it’s wrong to blame the game for all racism

By | 15th October 2019

THERE has been an alarming increase in reported instances of racism in football and the body Kick It Out is on the front foot and demanding zero tolerance. Part of this increase is because of social media, part because Kick It Out provides a robust outlet for complaints and finally, tragically, there are still some […]

Man Utd transfer for Rakitic ‘unlikely because of family reasons’ as Old Trafford side warn rivals they will not be held to ransom over fees

By | 15th October 2019

IVAN RAKITIC will reportedly turn down a move to join Manchester United from Barcelona in January. The Croatian international – who has featured six times for the Blaugrana this season – is believed to be available for around £35million. It has been claimed that the Red Devils and Inter Milan have both enquired about a […]

Raheem Sterling hits back at Bulgaria racists with ‘Delightful’ Ainsley Harriott tweet after Piers Morgan hails England star

By | 14th October 2019

RAHEEM STERLING brilliantly responded to the Bulgarian racists who targeted him during England’s 6-0 win with an Ainsley Harriott GIF on his social media. The Manchester City winger – who netted twice for the Three Lions in the Euro 2020 qualifier – was subject to vile abuse whenever he touched the ball. https://t.co/6XzE1bhTR7 pic.twitter.com/7gr5MFxl05 — […]

The world’s top 50 most exciting teenagers of 2007 and where they are now including Bale, Ozil and Fellaini

By | 14th October 2019

SERGIO AGUERO, Gareth Bale and Mesut Ozil were all tipped for glory when they were included in World Soccer’s ‘Top 50 Most Exciting Teenage Footballers in 2007’. And they have lived up to their hype with each player winning an abundance of trophies during their career so far, but as expected, most of the starlets […]