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Hull-Based Company Celebrates Steve Bruce with Commemorative Toilet Seat

Making your club's first-ever FA Cup final is a big deal—certainly a big enough deal to commemorate the occasion with a Steve Bruce-themed toilet seat.<p>Ideal Standard, a Hull-based company, celebrated Hull gaffer Steve Bruce's achievement of taking Hull to Saturday's FA Cup final by honouring the …

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Swansea City: Keeping hold of Bony will be hard - Hartson

<b>Ex-Wales striker John Hartson believes Swansea could find it hard to keep hold of Wilfried Bony this summer.</b><p>The 25-year-old striker has been linked with several clubs after scoring 25 goals in his first season.<p>Bony has been included in Ivory Coast's 28-man provisional squad for the World Cup in …

World Cup officials pleased after test in Curitiba

SAO PAULO (AP) — World Cup organizers finally had some good news to deliver after one of Brazil's most troubled stadiums held an important test event …

Marlon King jailed for 18 months for dangerous driving

<b>An ex-Premier League footballer who caused a pile-up while eating ice cream at the wheel has been jailed for 18 months for dangerous driving.</b><p>Former Watford and Wigan striker Marlon King was driving a Porsche on the A46 near Newark in Nottinghamshire when the crash happened in April last year.<p>The …

Neymar Return Would Be a Timely Boost for Barcelona

Having injured himself in the Copa del Rey final defeat to Real Madrid last month, the return of Neymar has been widely anticipated.<p>The Brazilian suffered an injury to his left foot at the Mestalla but still finished the match.<p>On Tuesday, the medical staff at the Catalan club agreed that he could …

Mario Balotelli and Brother Enoch Reportedly Involved in Fight Outside Nightclub

Mario Balotelli reportedly was involved in a fight outside Hollywood nightclub in Como On Sunday, May 4, after discovering his mobile phone had gone missing and singling out the alleged thief.<p>The Milan striker was enjoying a night out with younger brother Enoch, but Italian celebrity magazine <i>Diva e</i> …

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Mauricio Pochettino has the aces as he ponders whether to stick with Saints

When Tim Sherwood presided over a 3‑2 victory at Southampton in his first Premier League match as Tottenham Hotspur manager in December, he probably did not suspect that his opponent would soon wind up replacing him at White Hart Lane. Mauricio Pochettino, however, is now being courted by the …

Congo stampede stadium to host African Champions League game week after disaster

The Congo stadium where 15 people were killed in a stampede at a soccer game will host an Africa Champions League match a week after the tragedy.<p>The Confederation of African Football says Tata Raphael Stadium in Kinshasa remains the venue for the continental club competition group game between AS …

McDowell pulls out of next week's Wentworth showpiece | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - World number 16 Graeme McDowell has withdrawn from next week’s BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth because he wants to spend time with his wife Kristen who is expecting their first child.<p>Mar 8, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Graeme McDowell tees off from the 5th hole during the third round …

Cristiano Ronaldo Talks Manchester United, Real Madrid and the Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo has spoken ahead of Real Madrid's Champions League final showdown with city neighbours Atletico.<p>The Portuguese star, who won't be lifting this year's La Liga title after Real's late-season slump, believes he has improved since joining from Manchester United:<p>"I've changed for the …

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Massimo Cellino Slams Leeds United Manager Brian McDermott

Brian McDermott's position as Leeds United manager continues to reign in uncertainty after criticism from owner Massimo Cellinon was followed by the …

Nasri could quit over France snub

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants "multi-dimensional" signings

Brendan Rodgers will target "multi-dimensional" signings as he looks to bolster Liverpool for the Champions League.<p>Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool boss is …

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Everton ‘target Swansea’s Wilfried Bony as Romelu Lukaku replacement’

Everton are thought to be looking to Swansea’s Wilfried Bony as the man to replace Romelu Lukaku next season.<p>The Belgian international is set to …

Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs ready to stamp his philosophy on team ahead of Norwich City test

Interim manager happy to tap into Sir Alex Ferguson’s knowledge in order to maximise his prospects<p>As Ryan Giggs joked about feeling "lonely" when sitting in <b>Sir Alex Ferguson</b>’s old chair at <b>Manchester United</b>, the smile which broke out across the Welshman’s face suggested he actually felt rather …

Apple patent stops drivers texting

Apple has patented a system that would lock drivers out of their smartphones while on the move, in a bid to cut down on accidents caused by texting and other distracting features<p>Apple has patented a system that would provide a “lock-out mechanism” to stop drivers texting or using other distracting …

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30 years of the Austin Montego

Remembering the Austin Montego on its 30th anniversary, complete with 'that' advert<p>If you need proof for how remote the 1980s now really seem, just take a look at PR shots from the 1983 NEC motor show – and the Austin-Rover stand in particular. At a time of the <b>Ford</b> Sierra and the second generation</b> …

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Van Gaal to be United manager after World Cup - report | Reuters

(Reuters) - Louis van Gaal and Manchester United have agreed to the Dutch coach taking over as the club’s manager next season once he has completed the World Cup in Brazil with the Netherlands, the De Telegraaf newspaper reported on Saturday.<p>Dutch soccer team manager Louis van Gaal smiles during a …

Manchester United vs. Norwich: Premier League Live Score, Highlights, Report

<i>Premier League—Old Trafford</i><p><b>MANCHESTER UNITED 4-0 NORWICH CITY (41' Rooney, 48 Rooney, 63' Mata, 73' Mata)</b><p>Referee: Lee Probert<p><b>Line-ups</b><p><b>Manchester United:</b> De Gea; Jones, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Valencia, Carrick, Cleverley, Kagawa; Welbeck, Rooney<p><b>Norwich City:</b> Ruddy; Whittaker, Martin, Turner, Olsson; …

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• Chelsea game tickets touted at up to £10,000 for a pair<br>• Home games against Chelsea and Newcastle long sold out<p>Merseyside police have warned Liverpool fans desperate to see their team take a decisive step towards their first title for 24 years against Chelsea not to be tempted by illegal sellers, …

Result: United beat Norwich in Giggs's first game

<b>Ryan Giggs</b>'s stint as <b>Manchester United</b> manager got off to a winning start this evening as <b>Wayne Rooney</b> and <b>Juan Mata</b> both scored braces in a 4-0 …

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