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NEWS COPY Zlatan Ibrahimovic is renowned for being quite outrageous, but a new Twitter account set up in his name shows we don’t know the half of it when it comes to the footballing maestro. The account, named Zlatan Facts, has attracted a global audience since being launched at the end of March. With 75,000 [...]


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Kerrang! Editor applies for Coventry City Job

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Kerrang! Editor James McMahon has applied for the Coventry City job with this hilarious application letter. Steven Pressley was sacked by struggling Sky Blues after the League One side slipped into the relegation zone this weekend. In a bid to turn the club’s fortunes around James McMahon has posted this letter to Coventry City to see [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Aussie Bookmaker Sledge ECC Ahead of World Cup

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An Australian bookmaker has started a hilarious marketing campaign targeted at the English Cricket Team ahead of the Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The ads claim to be looking for a lost “pair of balls” with two cricket balls on display, thought to be a direct reference to England’s shaky form as [...]


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In Pictures: Teenager becomes Britain’s first ever wheel-chair bound Referee

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NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES – by Laura Heads As Featured On: Gloucestershire Echo      Western Daily Press Football-mad Nathan Mattick has given his disability the red-card and become Britain’s first wheelchair-bound REFEREE. The 19-year-old was born with cerebral palsy which left him unable to walk and confined to a wheelchair. But he was determined not to [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Half of married football fans put sport ahead of wife

One in two football fans admits to putting their love of the sport above their wife, it has been revealed. The true extent to which passion for the game impacts upon wedded bliss was unveiled in the study of 1,000 football fans – and 1,000 suffering wives. When asked to choose the biggest source of [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Mo Farah, Steve Redgrave and Jessica Ennis among Britain’s greatest sporting heroes

Mo Farah has been hailed as Britain’s greatest ever sporting champion, a new survey has found. The double-gold Olympian came top of the list of British sporting champions and beat five-time gold winning rower Sir Steve Redgrave who came second. The poll will be bad news to Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney who came in [...]


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Man Utd fans are happiest in the league – but football is still just 58% joy (and 42% pain)

Manchester United fans are the happiest in the Premier League – despite Fergie retiring, research has revealed. Supporters of the league champions emerged as the most content following a detailed study carried out among 2,000 English football fans. And incredibly, fans of Everton, managed by new Old Trafford boss David Moyes, are the second happiest. [...]


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Leisurely Pursuits- A country stroll tops the list of favourite pastimes

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Walking in the countryside is Britain’s best loved pastime, even beating the likes of Facebook, a study has revealed. Research carried out among 2,000 adults found a country stroll was voted ahead of eating out and reading a book in the garden to claim top spot. Enjoying a pint in the pub came fourth in [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Mane Road

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Luke Morris was yesterday hailed as Britain’s hardest working jockey – having ridden a staggering 639 races already this year – an average of four a day. Luke, 23, regularly clocks up more than 60,000 miles a year travelling to hundreds of races the length and breadth of the country to compete in events. He has [...]


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Posted by James Coleman

Brits taking a ‘run-ch’ break

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More than TWO MILLION employees now take a run-ch break – and exercise during their dinner hour, it emerged yesterday. Researchers found around one in 13 workers now swap their suits for jogging gear and pound the streets for more than 40 minutes while their not-so health conscious colleagues tuck into their packed lunches. Incredibly, [...]


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