Funny story: Manchester United Unveil New Festive Kit

Manchester United Unveil New Festive Kit

Premier League strugglers, Manchester United, have revealed details of their new special festive edition strip, which, it's hoped, will produce enough sales to swell their coffers sufficiently to buy some more new players. The kit, which has more...

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Funny story: Parrotman Has Started To Squawk Like A Parrot

Parrotman Has Started To Squawk Like A Parrot

A man who, over a period of several years, underwent 'extreme body modification' in order to physically resemble his parrots, has now started to squawk like one. Ted Richards of Hartcliffe in Bristol, who subsequently changed his name to Ted Parro...

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Funny story: Faf de Klerk's Wikipedia Page Describes Him As A "Bit Of A Bellend"

Faf de Klerk's Wikipedia Page Describes Him As A "Bit Of A Bellend"

World Cup-winning South Africa scrum-half, Faf de Klerk, hit the news on Sunday evening after greeting Prince Harry in the victors' dressing-room clad only in his underpants, but the tiny Springbok has made headlines again today, as his Wikipedia pag...

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Funny story: VAR To Be Reviewed By VARVAR

VAR To Be Reviewed By VARVAR

The controversial Video Assistant Referee system that is causing so much confusion and animosity amongst players, coaches and football fans at the moment, is to undergo a major change, in that the initial VAR decision could now be reviewed by a secon...

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Funny story: VAR Controversy As Ref Discovered To Be Blind In One Eye

VAR Controversy As Ref Discovered To Be Blind In One Eye

There was more VAR controversy last night, when it was discovered that a referee being used at Stockley Park for one of the Premier League's top matches on Saturday, was blind in one eye. Bert Squint, who was a linesman for the 1975 FA Cup final b...

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Funny story: Harry Maguire To Switch On Manchester Christmas Lights

Harry Maguire To Switch On Manchester Christmas Lights

There was good news for the shopping public of Manchester today, when it was announced that Harry Maguire, the Manchester United central defender, would be appearing 'in person' in the city centre on Thursday, 14 November, to switch the city's Christ...

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Funny story: Cubs embark on ambitious 100-year plan to bring World Series title back to Chicago

Cubs embark on ambitious 100-year plan to bring World Series title back to Chicago

Following the dismissal of Joe Maddon last month and this week’s hiring of new skipper David Ross, the Chicago Cubs have positioned themselves brilliantly for a run at a World Series title in 2119. In Monday’s presser, Ross stressed accountability...

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Funny story: England Rugby Team's Haka Response Explained

England Rugby Team's Haka Response Explained

The response given by the England rugby team to the Haka performed by their New Zealand opponents before the two teams' World Cup semi-final match in Yokohama on Sunday has drawn much attention on social media, where a video has been viewed more than...

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Funny story: Lewis Hamilton Wins Mexico Grand Prix Wearing A Sombrero

Lewis Hamilton Wins Mexico Grand Prix Wearing A Sombrero

Formula One motor racing fans probably thought they had seen everything the sport had to throw at them over the years, but British driver, Lewis Hamilton, had a surprise for fans at the Mexican Grand Prix yesterday, as he rode - and won - the race we...

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Funny story: Manchester United Penalty Woes Continue

Manchester United Penalty Woes Continue

Manchester United picked up three easy points in their 3-1 victory against Norwich City yesterday, but their on-field problems continue, as they managed to miss TWO more penalties, bringing their total number of spot-kick failures this season to four...

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Funny story: Southampton Scoreboard Staff Consider Strike Action

Southampton Scoreboard Staff Consider Strike Action

There's a drama developing at The Dell this morning, after it was announced that the staff who operate the scoreboard for Premier League Southampton are to take industrial action over working conditions. The trouble flared up after Friday night's...

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Funny story: VAR To Sort Out If England 1966 World Cup Goal Was In Or Not

VAR To Sort Out If England 1966 World Cup Goal Was In Or Not

VAR, the Video Assistant Referee, which has proved so successful in helping on-field officials reach correct decisions in football matches all over the world, is to be used to determine whether or not the ball had crossed the line in England's 1966 W...

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Funny story: Murder Suspect May Buy Manchester United

Murder Suspect May Buy Manchester United

The red half of Greater Manchester is buzzing with expectation tonight, after it was leaked to the media that the lead suspect in the as-yet unsolved Jamal Khashoggi murder, Saudi Arabian Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is interested in buying Manchester...

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Funny story: Harry Maguire: Players Are Fed Up Of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Harry Maguire: Players Are Fed Up Of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Harry Maguire, the Manchester United central defender who joined the Red Devils in an £80million summer transfer from Leicester City, has said the ongoing rumours over the future of manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are starting to have a negative effec...

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Funny story: Referees embrace VAR

Referees embrace VAR

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) has truly muscled its way into football matches, preventing any form of continuous play and making spectators yawn even more than they did years ago. Players gather on the side-line for tea and biscuits after a 'goal...

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Funny story: Racist Bulgarian Ultras So Disgusted, They Left At Halftime

Racist Bulgarian Ultras So Disgusted, They Left At Halftime

There was another easy three points for the England football team in Sofia last night, as Gareth Southgate's boys absolutely annihilated Bulgaria by a trouncingly-reassuring 6-0 scoreline, settling fans' nerves after last week's poor show in the Czec...

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Funny story: Manchester United And Liverpool Will Walk Off If Anyone So Much As THINKS Anything Racist

Manchester United And Liverpool Will Walk Off If Anyone So Much As THINKS Anything Racist

The game between Manchester United and Premier League leaders Liverpool is just about to kick off at Old Trafford, and the big news is that both teams have agreed they will walk off the pitch if any of the supporters so much as thinks anything of a r...

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Funny story: Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Found Hiding In Closet Under Stairs

Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Found Hiding In Closet Under Stairs

A crisis at Old Trafford was averted this morning when, after an initial panic and a frantic search, Manchester United club boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, was discovered at his home, hiding in a cupboard under the stairs. Solskjaer, 46, has been weat...

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Funny story: Racist Bulgarian Ultras Strike Again In England's Heartland

Racist Bulgarian Ultras Strike Again In England's Heartland

The racism that England players so bravely put up with, turned the other cheek to, and ultimately vanquished, reared its ugly head once more yesterday, this time on home turf, as an exciting FA Cup fourth qualifying round game was ruined by hordes of...

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Funny story: Sam Allardyce Gets Manchester United Job

Sam Allardyce Gets Manchester United Job

It's taken him 28 years and a succession of posts at Preston, Blackpool, Notts County, Bolton, Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham, Sunderland, England, Crystal Palace and Everton, but it now looks like Sam Allardyce is finally going to get his hands on '...

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