Funny story: Blackpool man speaks to wife for first time in years, thanks to coronavirus

Blackpool man speaks to wife for first time in years, thanks to coronavirus

After last week's news that the English Football Leauge has been suspended until April 3 at the earliest, due to the widespread coronavirus outbreak, Blackpool supporter Pommo Pomerenko was forced to speak to his wife of 15 years, Joan, for the first...

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Funny story: Man United Captain Harry Maguire Has Coronavirus Immunity

Man United Captain Harry Maguire Has Coronavirus Immunity

As scientists raced to find a cure for the deadly Coronavirus yesterday, hope for humanity sprang from an unlikely source, when it was announced that Manchester United and England defender, Harry Maguire, had shown an immunity to the plague. Magui...

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Funny story: Queen Says Liverpool Must Be Handed Premier League Title

Queen Says Liverpool Must Be Handed Premier League Title

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth has waded into the row over whether or not Liverpool Football Club should be handed the Premier League title before the league season is actually over. The PL programme has been temporarily shut down due to fears over t...

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Funny story: Cristiano Ronaldo Signs For Hull City

Cristiano Ronaldo Signs For Hull City

There was great excitement in East Yorkshire this morning, when it was revealed that the former Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo, had signed for Championship strugglers, Hull City. No cash was involved, as the Ti...

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Funny story: Manchester United Captain Harry Maguire Self-Isolating In His Gas Cupboard

Manchester United Captain Harry Maguire Self-Isolating In His Gas Cupboard

The Coronavirus has completed its first phase of infecting enough people to get humanity's attention, and is now in its second stage: sowing the seeds of fear into the population, and making them think the 'end of the world is nigh'. And so it was...

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Funny story: Ghost Of Former Liverpool Manager Bill Shankly Seen Hovering Around Premier League Offices

Ghost Of Former Liverpool Manager Bill Shankly Seen Hovering Around Premier League Offices

Bill Shankly, the former Liverpool manager who steered the Reds to massive success in the 1960s and 70s, has been seen hovering around the offices of the English Premier League, making a nuisance of himself. Or rather, his ghost has. Executives...

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Funny story: Football Shutdown: Pools Panel To Sit

Football Shutdown: Pools Panel To Sit

The shutdown of the entire British football programme until early April - and possibly beyond - due to fears over the spread of the Coronavirus, has prompted renewed interest in one of the game's mysterious behind-the-scenes institutions - the Pools...

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Funny story: Liverpool and Manchester United Agree To Play In China With All Proceeds Going To Coronavirus Research

Liverpool and Manchester United Agree To Play In China With All Proceeds Going To Coronavirus Research

LIVERPOOL, England – Representatives from Manchester United and Liverpool recently met at the Paul McCartney Hotel in Liverpool to finalize the plans for both teams to play in Shanghai, China. The two teams will be playing with all of the proceeds...

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Funny story: Liverpool Football Club Say They Will Fight Decision To Abandon Season In High Court

Liverpool Football Club Say They Will Fight Decision To Abandon Season In High Court

Liverpool Football Club, on the verge of their first Premier League title success for 30 years, have said they would fight, most strenuously, in the courts, any decision by the football authorities to end the season early, even taking up the matter w...

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Funny story: Sir Bobby Charlton Is 82 Today!

Sir Bobby Charlton Is 82 Today!

Sir Bobby Charlton CBE, the former Preston North End and England legend, is celebrating his birthday today - he's 82 years young. Sir Bobby - real name Sir Robert - was injured but survived the 1958 Munich Air Disaster, playing for many more year...

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Funny story: Liverpool Denied First Title In 30 Years By Coronavirus Football Shutdown

Liverpool Denied First Title In 30 Years By Coronavirus Football Shutdown

It's been confirmed after an extraordinary meeting of Premier League and English Football League officials last night, that from midnight tonight, all football in the UK will be suspended indefinitely, and that Liverpool, the team that looked odds-on...

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Funny story: Liverpool: Has Jurgen Klopp Has Lost The Dressing Room?

Liverpool: Has Jurgen Klopp Has Lost The Dressing Room?

There was more bad news for Liverpool fans at Stamford Bridge last night, as the Reds crashed out of the FA Cup at the hands of Chelsea, and, after being hammered 3-0 at Watford on Saturday, meaning they have suffered two defeats in four days, some a...

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Funny story: Liverpool Face Points Deduction

Liverpool Face Points Deduction

Last week it was Manchester City who were in trouble for their financial shenanigans, and this week, an even bigger story is emerging, as Liverpool - with a 22-point cushion at the top of the Premier League - face having some of those points deducted...

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Funny story: Liverpool FC To Hold Premier League Victory Parade On Sunday

Liverpool FC To Hold Premier League Victory Parade On Sunday

With what's being said by many to be "an unassailable lead" in the Premier League, Liverpool Football Club have organised a victory parade around the city's streets on Sunday to celebrate their first title in 30 years. The end of the season is not...

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Funny story: Liverpool Title Bid Derailed As Premier League Considers Season Abandonment Due To Coronavirus

Liverpool Title Bid Derailed As Premier League Considers Season Abandonment Due To Coronavirus

Black clouds were gathering over Anfield this morning, as news reached Merseyside that, due to the threat to public health posed by the Coronavirus, Premier League officials will meet on Monday afternoon with a view to abandoning the football season.

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Funny story: Manchester United: Captain Harry Maguire Says Club Bruges Spelling Is Ridiculous

Manchester United: Captain Harry Maguire Says Club Bruges Spelling Is Ridiculous

Manchester United go into their Europa League last-32 second-leg game against Club Bruges at Old Trafford tonight, with a slight advantage, after their 1-1 draw in Belgium last week gave them an important away goal, but the big news is that the Red D...

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Funny story: Manchester United: 10-Year-Old Fan Says His Dad Wrote Letter To Jürgen Klopp, Not Him

Manchester United: 10-Year-Old Fan Says His Dad Wrote Letter To Jürgen Klopp, Not Him

Daragh Curley, the 10-year-old Manchester United 'fan' who wrote a letter to Liverpool boss, Jürgen Klopp, asking him if he could fix it for the Anfield club to lose a few games so that they might not win the Premier League title, has revealed that i...

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Funny story: Tottenham's Eric Dier Does An 'Eric Cantona'

Tottenham's Eric Dier Does An 'Eric Cantona'

There was controversy at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last night, when Spurs' England midfielder, Eric Dier, jumped into the crowd to confront some lippy bigmouth that had been directing insults at him and his younger brother in the stands, remindi...

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Funny story: Liverpool Not Champions Yet - Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola

Liverpool Not Champions Yet - Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola

A report in the Telegraph newspaper which says that Premier League leaders Liverpool are likely to be crowned champions even if the season is cancelled, has angered officials of those clubs 'chasing' the Reds, who say that a football season is not ov...

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Funny story: Manchester United: Fans Starting To Get Fed Up Of Harry Maguire

Manchester United: Fans Starting To Get Fed Up Of Harry Maguire

Harry Maguire, the Manchester United central defender who joined the Reds in an £80million deal last July, is one of the most popular footballers in the world at the moment, but that hasn't stopped some 'journalists' chuntering about the amount of pr...

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