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Reincarnation and the Early Christians

<b>Vatic Note:</b> This, my friends, is awesome. Truly awesome. Its amazing what we did not know, and what is real. This below is not really just about …

Krystian Bielik: Everything you need to know the new wonderkid set to sign for Arsenal

As fans wait on official confirmation that the 17-year-old has completed a £2.5m move to the Emirates, we look at the reasons the Gunners are so keen to get him<p>Speculation that Polish youngster Krystian Bielik is on his way to Arsenal stepped up a gear today when the player himself confirmed that a …

Soccer

Swansea prepare £2m swoop for unsettled Aston Villa defender Matthew Lowton

Swansea manager Garry Monk plans to strengthen his defence but has suffered a blow in chase for a replacement for Manchester City-bound Wilfried Bony<p><b>Swansea City</b> are weighing up a £2 million bid for unsettled <b>Aston Villa</b> defender Matthew Lowton.<p>Garry Monk, the Swansea manager, is keen to sign a new …

Brendan Rodgers has played the ultimate gamble with Steven Gerrard - he cannot afford to lose

Liverpool manager must now prove he is right in allowing the club captain to leave Anfield if he is to become one of the great managers<p>Every successful manager has a gambler’s instinct. When the time is right, they roll the dice. They eschew playing the percentages. They back themselves. Whether it …

Official: Manchester United sign Valdes on 18-month deal

The former Barcelona man becomes Louis van Gaal's first acquisition of the January transfer window and will serve as back-up to No.1 goalkeeper David …

Soccer

Jose Mourinho pulls out of Chelsea press conference after FA charge

Chelsea manager Mourinho gags himself in response to Football Association charge over his claims that there is 'campaign' to influence referees against his side<p><b>Jose Mourinho</b> has gagged himself after being charged by the Football Association for claiming there is a “campaign” to influence referees …

The Seven Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

It kinda seems like winter's allure disappears with the holidays, right? When Christmas and New Year's have passed, what we once jollily called a "Winter Wonderland" is now less wonderful and more just, well, wintry, with tons of snow, minimal daylight, and freezing temperatures (oh my!). …

Crystal Palace's Alan Pardew reveals difficulties of Newcastle job

Former Newcastle United manager happy at a club where '99 per cent of the stadium' want him and opens up on 'difficult agenda and circumstances' of Mike Ashley regime<p>Alan Pardew chose his words with necessary care but the subtext was clear. The new manager of <b>Crystal Palace</b> spoke of the “difficult …