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Manchester United’s Robin van Persie hints he may end his career at Old Trafford


Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has hinted he may end his career at Old Trafford.

The 29-year-old says Sir Alex Ferguson’s proven track record in getting the best out of older players such as 39-year-old Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes (38) may keep him at the champions-elect.

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‘Joga Bonito’ and the Beautiful Game: Hooliganism Is Here To Stay

Firms, football hooliganism and middle-aged flab a dying art? Think again!

Ali Sami Yen Stadium

Football hooliganism has no specific legal definition. The term was created by the media, the tabloid press in particular, in the mid-1960s. Since then, they have been extremely flexible and indeterminate in ascribing the “hooligan” label to different incidents. The perpetuation of football hooliganism can be linked to the high level of drama, aggression and petit mal that overcomes players in the 90 minutes of rigid warfare on the football field.

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Oranje and La Roja fined by FIFA

FIFA has fined both Spain and Netherlands for poor discipline during the World Cup Final. The FIFA World Cup 2010 Final had many records but mostly were for misconduct, which included the record for most cards in a match in this year’s World Cup and the most cards in a World Cup Final, 14. FIFA has decided to take actions against the anti-footballing tactics of both Spain and Holland in the Final by fining each.


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Van Persie takes number 10 at Arsenal

Following the departure of William Gallas, Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie has been handed the number 10 this season. Mexican starlet Carlos Vela has been given Van Persie’s old No11 shirt.


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The KISS of the World Cup

Iker Casillas and Sara Carbonero

Spain’s World Cup triumph couldn’t be more perfect especially for the skipper, Iker Casillas, who lead Spain to World Cup Glory for the first time in History. Iker proved to be Spain’s savior in the World Cup final as he made some terrific saves and consequently gifted with the man-of-the-match award for his performance.

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Paul’s Predictions – Recapped

Paul the eight-legged oracle is a genius or not???? Lets find out.

The eight-legged oracle - Paul

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Spanish tennis star Nadal in tears after World Cup triumph

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal admits Spain’s World Cup triumph left him in tears. Nadal, who has just become a shareholder in Real Mallorca, attended the final last night.


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Paris Hilton arrested at World Cup match

Celebrity socialite Paris Hilton has been arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession following a World Cup match, South African police has revealed. It is reported that Hilton was detained following Netherlands’ 2-1 victory over Brazil in Friday’s quarter-final tie at Port Elizabeth’s Nelson Mandela Bay stadium.

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Oranje World Cup favourites

Netherlands reached the semi-finals for the first time in 12 years when the effects turned to Brazil to win 2-1 onto the field, “Nelson Mandela Bay” in Port Elizabeth in the quarterfinals of the World Cup 2010 Soccer Championship in South Africa.


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Julio Cesar in tears after World Cup Exit (Video)

Heartache for Selecao shot stopper, Julio Cesar, as he was in tears after their World Cup exit by the hands of Netherlands.

Julio Cesar

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Legendary Striker Ronaldo Tells Felipe Melo – Don’t Come Back To Brazil

Former Brazil striker Ronaldo has told Felipe Melo not to return home for his summer holidays following his part in the Selecao’s World Cup exit. Ronaldo warned Melo not to bother heading back to Sao Paulo with the Brazil squad when they return home later fearing a backlash from fans. Ronaldo went on to say that Melo was a total flop in their World Cup Campaign.

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