Aston Villa fans see the funny side?

Aston Villa fans have got little to smile about at the moment after a pitiful start to the season that has seen them enter December with just one Premier League win and five points in total. The season has also seen a managerial change but, as yet, Tim Sherwood’s replacement Remi Garde has done little to improve the situation. Garde had an encouraging start to his managerial reign at Villa Park with a 0-0 draw with Manchester City. However, this was followed by a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Everton and a 3-2 home…

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Footballers You Should Be Following on Twitter – Jonathan Walters

Jonathan Walters @JonWalters19 Stoke City forward and Republic of Ireland international, Jonathan Walters is definitely a footballer worthy of a follow on Twitter. He may not tweet that prolifically but when he does it usually brings a good old smile to the face. Of course, his most memorable tweet came earlier this year in April. The Raheem Sterling transfer debacle was beginning to rumble. Amid reports of Sterling’s excessive wage demands, Walters unleashed this gem on the twittersphere: https://twitter.com/JonWalters19/status/584001054733373440 It is was a typically witty Walters response following a Daily Mail article that ran with a headline highlighting the stat…

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Top 5 Footballers in Pop

Newly crowned World Boxing Heavyweight Champion, Tyson Fury gained much media coverage and social media reaction after his impromptu serenading of his wife following his recent victory over Wladimir Klitschko in Dusseldorf. Generous souls may be able to excuse the cringeworthiness and put it down to it being a heat of the moment thing. A few might even have moved by the sentiment as Fury completed his crooning with a very touching, ‘I love you, my wife.’ However, there are footballers who, far from being caught up in the moment or overcome with emotion, have actually gone through…

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The Next Jamie Vardy?

Sky Sports News have been discussing what chances there are of ‘the next Jamie Vardy’ being unearthed from the lower leagues of English football. The Leicester striker’s rise from the bottom to the top of the league pyramid has unsurprisingly prompted much debate in recent weeks. Having beaten the record for scoring in consecutive Premier League matches, Vardy  can now expect his name to appear on Roy Hodgson’s England squad lists over the coming months. One candidate being put forward as having the potential to follow in Vardy’s footsteps is Bristol Rovers’ Matty…

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Job Vacant. New Pundit Wanted

Gary Neville

As Gary Neville takes up his position as the new manager of La Liga’s Valencia, it leaves a substantial hole and significant shoes to fill at Sky Sports. Neville has gained virtually universal praise for his pundit’s role at Sky Sports since joining the Monday Night Football team at the start of the 2011-12 season. His colleague at Sky Sports, Martin Tyler, was full of praise for his departing broadcasting partner, describing him as an ‘exceptional person.’ Tyler went on to explain that he hopes they will work together in the…

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