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Crossy Road - Endless Arcade Hopper Game #CrossyRoad

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Man Utd transfer news and rumours: United to launch bids for Dani Alves and Bastian Schweinsteiger

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Man Utd in 2015. Barca right-back set to announce departure from Nou Camp at press conference on Tuesday<p><b>Manchester United</b><p>Manchester United have been handed a huge boost in their bid to land Barcelona right-back <b>Dani Alves</b>, with the Brazilian reportedly …

Things we learned last weekend - April 25-26, 2015

IN ITALY<p><b>Can Napoli overhaul Roman duo in race for Champions League?</b><p>With Roma going down 2-1 at Internazionale and Lazio held to a 1-1 draw by Chievo, the stage was set for Napoli to close the gap in the race for the Champions League places. A 4-2 win over Sampdoria moved Rafa Benitez’s side to …

Carpi produce the promotion story of the season

In the same week that Bournemouth secured promotion to the Premier League for the first time, along comes an even more unlikely story which comfortably eclipses that achievement.<p>Carpi, who were playing fifth division football only five seasons ago, have won promotion to Serie A for the first …

Hit for six - Lionel Messi chips in Barca's final goal against Getafe

<b>Lionel Messi scored this delightful goal in last night's 6-0 win against Getafe to enhance Barcelona's claims for the La Liga title.</b>

Pick that out - Sweet left-foot shot by James Rodriguez

Real Madrid's James Rodriguez from Colombia celebrates after scoring a goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Almeria at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid

Bayern wilt under pressure

<b>1. No Triple for Bayern. A chink in the mental armour?</b><br>Dumped out of the German Cup at the semi-final stage after missing all four of their penalties in a shambolic shoot-out loss to arch-rivals Dortmund, Bayern Munich do not often become objects of ridicule, but they were seriously embarrassed last …

Real finally end Sevilla's unbeaten run

And so it ends. For the first time since March last year, Sevilla were beaten at the Sanchez Pizjuan. Thirty-five games they had gone without defeat, but then Real Madrid arrived, with Cristiano Ronaldo, and beat them 3-2. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick, taking him back ahead of Leo Messi in the …

Do Chelsea deserve more credit for their Premier League success?

No, it wasn’t an old Portuguese saying, it was a very old Eastern saying.<p>“Dogs bark but the caravan passes by,” said a caustic Jose Mourinho in response to what he felt to be inadequate appreciation of his Chelsea team winning the Premiership by a distance.<p>In fact I recall the saying from a pre-war …

Cristiano Ronaldo extends lead in ESM Golden Shoe standings

Cristiano Ronaldo extended his lead over arch-rival, Lionel Messi, in the race to become Europe’s leading scorer.<p>The Real Madrid striker made it 42 for the season with a hat-trick in his side’s 3-2 win over Sevilla. Messi, meanwhile, scored twice in Barcelona’s 8-0 away rout at relegated …

Perfectly placed chip or a lucky lob from the Chilean league.

<b>Emilio Renteria of San Marcos scored against Audax Italiano on the last day of the clausura season in Chile with what was either a perfectly placed lob or an amazing fluke. You decide....</b>

Fantastic bicycle kick you won't have seen before

<b>Stunning overhead kick from the edge of the penalty area from the Brazilian lower leagues. The goal was scored by Victor Andrade in Olaria's 3-0 win over Goytacaz.</b>

Diego Maradona backs Prince Ali, launches scathing attack on Sepp Blatter

Diego Maradona has thrown his now-considerable weight behind Prince Ali’s bid to oust Sepp Blatter . . . and launched a scathing attack on the 79-year-old FIFA president who is favourite to secure a fifth term in office.<p>Maradona, captain and inspiration of Argentina’s World Cup triumph in 1986, has …

Former England manager Graham Taylor denies he was told not to pick black players

Former England manager Graham Taylor has denied claims that he was put under pressure by the Football Association to limit the number of black player he selected when in charge of the national team.<p>Extracts from a book printed in the <i>Guardian</i> allege Taylor told former Birmingham striker Richie Moran …

FIFA changes World Cup rules

FIFA has amended its own rules, including a decision to restart abandoned World Cup qualifying matches from the point the clock stopped, rather than replaying the entire game.<p>Players must also produce a valid passport 24 hours before kick-off as evidence of their eligibility.<p>In 2014 World Cup …

Bayern Munich find scapegoat for recent slump

<b>1. Bayern Munich: Find me a scapegoat.</b><p>Bayern creative wunderkind, Mario Gotze not only requires a crash helmet while riding his moped. It also comes in useful protecting him from the storm of virulent criticism currently raining down on him.<p>Gotze was pilloried for sharing a joke with good friend …

Carlo Ancelotti tells Gareth Bale's agent to zip it

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has told Gareth Bale’s agent to be quiet, after he claimed the Welshman’s teammates do not pass to him often enough.<p>The 25-year-old has become something of a scapegoat for Real Madrid’s dip in form in the second half of the season, prompting his agent, Jonathan …

for Barcelona every game is now a final - literally

* The Spanish have a horrible habit of insisting that every game is a “final”. It’s a cliché and it’s nonsense. Usually, anyway. But for Barcelona, that’s very nearly true now. Luis Enrique’s team have four games left this season and each time the equation is simple: win the game and win a trophy, …

Andres D'Alessandro curls in a beauty to knock Mineiro out of Libertadores.

Andres D'Alessandro of Internacional kicks the ball to score a goal against Atletico Mineiro next to teammate Lisandro Lopez as Atletico Mineiro's Thiago Ribeiro (2nd R) and Leandro Donizete look on during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Porto Alegre.

Spanish football strike suspended

A Spanish court has suspended the planned players’ strike in La Liga.<p>The Spanish Football League (LFP) took legal action against the Spanish Federation over its plans to suspend all domestic football from May 16.<p>Spanish officials and members of the players union had been in discussions to avert the …

Messi's goal wins title for Barcelona

Lionel Messi celebrates his goal against Atletico Madrid that won the league title for Barcelona last season.

Cristiano Ronaldo on course to retain ESM Golden Shoe

Cristiano Ronaldo is on course to retain the ESM Golden Shoe after he extended his lead at the top of the standings to four goals with just one match remaining.<p>The Real Madrid forward scored his seventh hat-trick of the season to give Real Madrid a 4-1 win at Espanyol. Although that victory could …

Real Madrid make Van Persie enquiry

The Netherlands international has endured a difficult season at Old Trafford and the club will listen to offers for him in the summer, with the Spanish giants showing an interest<p><b>EXCLUSIVE</b> <b>By</b> <b>Paul Clennam</b> Follow Goal UK on Twitter<p>Real Madrid have enquired over the availability of Robin van Persie this …

Bayern Munich CEO hits out at 'anti-Guardiola trend'

Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has said he remains keen to extend Pep Guardiola's stay at the club and hit out at the recent …

Here’s Cristiano Ronaldo and his son doing their ab workouts

Cristiano Ronaldo’s son — Cristiano Ronaldo, Jr., obviously — is four years old. He’s in better shape than you and could probably steal your girl if, …

Why Robin Van Persie Can Benefit from Wayne Rooney Injury at Manchester United

With Louis van Gaal confirming to MUTV on Friday (via the club's official website) that Wayne Rooney will not be available when Manchester United take on Arsenal, Robin van Persie is in with a chance of ending a difficult season on a high.<p>In the heady days of June 2014, it did not seem that a …

Luis Suarez out of Barcelona training with hamstring injury

The "precautionary" injury sub for the Uruguayan during the Champions League semifinal is looking a little more worrisome for Barcelona now.<p>Barcelona got some bad news on Thursday: they might be missing Luis Suarez for a while.<p>Suarez was removed from Tuesday's already-secure Champions League …

Who will replace Robben and Ribery? Pep has failed to guard Bayern's future

COMMENT: The ex-Barcelona coach arrived at the Allianz Arena in 2013 to create a dynasty but when he leaves the club they will likely face a significant rebuilding operation<p>By Enis Koylu<p>Pep Guardiola's arrival at Bayern Munich two years ago was supposed to signal a sea change in football. The best …

Orlando City reveal interest in bringing Manchester United striker Javier Hernández to MLS

Orlando City are interested in bringing Manchester United striker Javier Hernández to Major League Soccer.<p>Hernández, 26, is nearing the end of his …

Koke: I am staying at Atletico Madrid

The 23-year-old Spain midfielder has quashed speculation linking him with a mega-money move to Chelsea this summer, insisting he will remain in the Spanish capital<p>Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke has committed his short-term future to the club, insisting he is certain he will be playing at the …