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"If some people want to criticise— there were some who had me out the door from the first day because of my accent"
This week we look back at the first meeting between Milton Keynes and AFC Wimbledon, and a drama as close to Shakespeare as anything you’d find in English football.
News broke today that, while not particularly surprising, still represents a sea change in international football.
At 40 years old, Lee Trundle is still at it.
Unless you have a clear rooting interest, or you’re quite enamored with the history and romance of the competition, there’s a good chance you’ll end up doing something else with your weekend.
City vs Chelsea ended in a huge fight. Slaven Bilic looked like he wanted to murder someone near the end of his side’s clash with Arsenal. And Liverpool players likely had a very uncomfortable ride.
The German midfielder had his hair trimmed by a local barber who’s also a Reds fan
The former Liverpool defender and current Sky Sports pundit says he knows exactly what it’s like to be in Woodburn’s position— and urges caution
The Belgian forward says that heartbreaking loss on penalties to Manchester City is driving him on in this season’s run
Football goes on, even after terrible tragedy.
This week, we look back at the 1943 Copa del Generalísimo semifinals— proof that sports and politics are incontrovertibly linked.
Was this the best MLS game ever?
No one tells you how to keep going when your life falls apart.
Julia Roberts, the Oscar-winning actress whose resume makes her one of the most accomplished Hollywood performers of her generation, is apparently a huge Manchester United fan.
As fans mourn and the country tries to make sense of what just happened, the football community is coming together for support and solidarity.