Funny story: Football Gossip: Maureen's Friends(?), Solskjaer Sweet Shop, Braintree Town "WTF?"

Football Gossip: Maureen's Friends(?), Solskjaer Sweet Shop, Braintree Town "WTF?"

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard says David Moyes replacing Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford was like "charging an iPhone with a Nokia charger" whereas the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was like "letting a three-year-old l...

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Funny story: Liverpool Victory Parade To Take In Greater Manchester

Liverpool Victory Parade To Take In Greater Manchester

Liverpool, fresh from their 2-0 Champions League victory over Tottenham, have announced details of their victory parade route, and there is one major surprise in store - the parade will reach as far out of town as Manchester. It had been planned t...

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Funny story: Football Gossip: Bale, Rangers and Jellied Eels

Football Gossip: Bale, Rangers and Jellied Eels

Gareth Bale has told his team-mates he doesn't care about manager Zinedine Zidane's treatment of him and intends to see out the remainder of his contract at Real Madrid. Bale says he will be happy to stay and 'play golf' if not selected to play as he...

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Funny story: George Best Sculptor To Get His Eyes Tested

George Best Sculptor To Get His Eyes Tested

The sculptor who sculpted the sculpture of football and drinking legend, George Best, has apologised for it, and has said he fully intends to get his eyes tested. Tony Currie, who sculpts with the kind of ham-fistedness you might expect from an ex...

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Funny story: David Beckham Has More Points In The Last Month Than Manchester United

David Beckham Has More Points In The Last Month Than Manchester United

Manchester United's disappointing season finally comes to a close this weekend, with the news that former player, David Beckham, has picked up more points in the last month than they have. Beckham, 44, picked up six points at Bromley Magistrates C...

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Funny story: Football Season Is Over

Football Season Is Over

The Premier League season is over once more, and, as expected, it went 'down to the wire' with the final minutes of the final match of the campaign proving decisive. This season has been memorable for its non-stop, relentless cat-and-mouse chase f...

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Funny story: Solskjaer Stance On Parking Spaces Hints At Concrete Future For United

Solskjaer Stance On Parking Spaces Hints At Concrete Future For United

It seems that retiring a player's shirt is no longer enough. Now you have to retire their car parking space too. That is the world created by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in what will probably be his most telling contribution as Manchester United manager.

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Funny story: Champions League Place Contenders Couldn't Be Arsed

Champions League Place Contenders Couldn't Be Arsed

UEFA fat cats were astounded at the weekend when players from Premier League contenders for a place in their flagship competition, the Champions League, decided that they couldn't be arsed, and surrendered to their opponents during the Easter weekend...

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Funny story: Wayne Rooney Questioned About Joining Big Money Spending Russian Outfit, replies 'Who the f***ing hell are they?'

Wayne Rooney Questioned About Joining Big Money Spending Russian Outfit, replies 'Who the f***ing hell are they?'

We caught up with Wayne Rooney yesterday, shopping alone on the Manc high street. We initially saw him hiding under a Nike hoodie 37 sizes to small for him (looked like something that'd fit his son Kai), emerging from Bobbers, a hair salon. We shouted his name to try and let onto him. 'Shrek, Shrek!' we screamed. He turned around, saw us, and ran away as quick as he would after looking in...

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Funny story: Manchester United's Chicharito Shocked By Girlfriend Shakira's Brand New 'Bikini Line' Tattoo

Manchester United's Chicharito Shocked By Girlfriend Shakira's Brand New 'Bikini Line' Tattoo

MANCHESTER, England - Javier Hernandez Balcazar, who plays for the Red Devils of Manchester United, says that it takes a lot to shock him. But the man known as Chicharito confessed to a reporter for The Tickety Boo News, Neville Twickenbuck, that his girlfriend recently gave him the surprise of his young life. Chicharito said that Shakira had just returned from a 27-city concert tour of Sout...

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Funny story: Football Gossip & comments 25th July 2012

Football Gossip & comments 25th July 2012

Transfer Window Gossip Ferguson confirms Man United talks with wonderkid Moura. Oscar reportedly on his way to Chelsea for £25m. (AOL) There's only a small window (about four days every July normally) that English clubs can sign players from Brazil. If they saw how much it rains on a wet and windy Tuesday in Wigan, they wouldn't join the Premier League for all the tea in China (or roubles in R...

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Funny story: Rooney And McClaren Make Up

Rooney And McClaren Make Up

Wayne Rooney and England manager Steve McClaren have had a tiff, and it's not about football. They've been arguing about whether or not Rooney's Manchester United team mate Crustiano Retardo

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Funny story: Andy Murray and Wayne Rooney swap hair

Andy Murray and Wayne Rooney swap hair

Wayne Rooney has entered the hair transfer market after his implants failed to sprout. The Manchester United footballer has made an audacious bid to buy Andy Murray's hair. Murray had originally offered his hair on a 3 month roll over loan de...

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Funny story: Football Gossip & comments 19th July 2012

Football Gossip & comments 19th July 2012

Sir Alex Ferguson has told friends that Manchester United will beat City and Juventus in the race to sign Arsenal captain Robin van Persie in a £20m deal. (Daily Mirror) Amazing, I didn't Ferguson had any friends... Liverpool's players are expected to win the ball back within seven seconds of losing possession and are given thorough details of the passing options they must offer every tea...

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Funny story: Team of Man United Scientists Claim Anfield Is “Not A Special Place”

Team of Man United Scientists Claim Anfield Is “Not A Special Place”

Manchester, England. A team of scientists working at the University of Old Trafford have issued a controversial report that seeks to contradict claims made by the wider public in England and the rest of the world that Liverpool FC are a special club.

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Funny story: Football Gossip: West Ham Women, Abramovich Cash, Clarke's Kilmarnock Faux Pas, Mourinho vs. Pogba

Football Gossip: West Ham Women, Abramovich Cash, Clarke's Kilmarnock Faux Pas, Mourinho vs. Pogba

BBC Sport has apologised after its report of West Ham Women's third straight win in the Women's Super League was headlined "West Ham Women Thrash Bottoms of Yeovil Ladies 5-0" saying it should have read "West Ham Women Thrash Bottom Side Yeovil Ladie...

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Funny story: Football Gossip & comments 16th August 2012

Football Gossip & comments 16th August 2012

Man Utd agree £24m deal with Arsenal for striker Robin van Persie. The two clubs eventually agreed a price after weeks of offers and refusals. Officials agreed a deal last night over dinner - United offered to pay but apparently they went dutch. AC Milan have signed a 10-year-old girl from East Dunbartonshire after she impressed scouts while on a family holiday in La Manga. (Metro) A talent...

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Funny story: Cambridge offer Louis van Gaal the key to the city!

Cambridge offer Louis van Gaal the key to the city!

Stressed Man United manager and master of much 'double Dutch" at his press conferences, Louis van Gaal, better known as LVG, has been given the key to Cambridge by the Lord Mayor. The local football team, Cambridge United, made up of drunk, foreig...

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Funny story: Carricks Conundrum

Carricks Conundrum

Jose Mourinho has sensationally revealed to Back and to the Left news why "past it" midfielder Michael Carrick hasn't had much playing time. The Portuguese with the Napoleon complex waved his hands around a lot before fixing us with those piggy littl...

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Funny story: Man Utd, Schalke: An Apology

Man Utd, Schalke: An Apology

It has come to our attention that there was an inaccuracy in our preview of the European Championship tie between FC Schalke 04 and Manchester United yesterday. Under the headline Manchester United's Wayne Rooney To Be Subject To Schalke Winking C...

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