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Meet @Crap90sFootball, The Only Twitter Account This World Needs

You will laugh, you will cry (from laughter), and you will remember to love the beautiful game because you're laughing so bloody hard.
Aaron Gordon
7.7.17
MEDELLIN

Bolivian Government Officially Blames Pilot, Airline for Chapecoense Disaster

Although they haven't listed the exact cause of the crash, the Bolivian government is officially blaming the pilot, Miguel Quiroga, and the charter airline in a new report.
Brian Blickenstaff
12.21.16
Tennis

Former Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova Facing Three Months Out After Knife Attack

The tennis star injured her left hand fending off an apparent burglary attempt, and has now undergone surgery to repair the damage.
Brian Blickenstaff
12.21.16
Copa Sudamericana

Brazilian Football Team Chapecoense Involved In Deadly Plane Crash Outside Medellin

Chapecoense were travelling to Medellin for the final of the Copa Sudamericana, before their plane came down outside the Colombian city with up to 76 passengers killed.
VICE Sports
11.29.16
brexit coming up roses once again

Manchester United’s Debt Soars 18% to £338m, Largely Because Of Brexit

We would love to see Nigel Farage go doorknocking in Stretford right now, the absolute twat.
Will Magee
11.17.16
Srebrenica

Greek Football Federation Calls Srebrenica Banners Displayed By Fans “Despicable”

During Greece’s World Cup qualifying match against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday, a number of Greek fans displayed a banner that read: ‘Knife, Wire, Srebrenica’.
UK Sports Staff
11.14.16
the king does not approve

Anthony Stokes Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Elvis Presley Impersonator

The former Celtic forward, now at Blackburn Rovers, is in court on a charge of assaulting a man dressed as Elvis outside a Dublin nightclub, which is apparently a crime.
UK Sports Staff
11.11.16
fatim jawara

Goalkeeper For Gambian Women’s National Team Confirmed To Have Died During Mediterranean Crossing

Fatim Jawara, thought to have been 19 years old, is reported to have been aboard a boat that floundered during a crossing from Libya to Europe.
UK Sports Staff
11.3.16
atlantic league

FC Copenhagen Director Substantiates Rumours Of Potential ‘Atlantic League’

Anders Horsholt has confirmed that discussions over an international league have taken place, with teams from Scotland, Denmark and Holland to take part, amongst others.
UK Sports Staff
10.13.16
bad times for tyson fury

Tyson Fury’s Boxing License Suspended Pending Investigation Into Anti-Doping Issues

The British Boxing Board of Control has confirmed that Fury has lost his license, in an already turbulent month for the Mancunian boxer.
UK Sports Staff
10.13.16
qatar world cup scandal

Dutch Trade Union to Sue FIFA Over Modern ‘Slavery’ in Qatar

FNV, the largest trade union in the Netherlands, has decided to take action through the Swiss courts together with a worker from Bangladesh.
UK Sports Staff
10.11.16
allegations of corruption in football

Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink and Massimo Cellino Latest To Be Implicated In Undercover Corruption Sting

After the release of the latest undercover footage from The Telegraph, Hasselbaink and Cellino are in hot water. Both men deny wrongdoing, however.
UK Sports Staff
9.29.16
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