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When Did 'Twitter Reacts To...' Become News?

When Did 'Twitter Reacts To...' Become News?

The media uses Twitter as a very cheap way to create 'news'. It's the digital equivalent of overhearing people talking in the toilet of a pub, writing it down and calling it news...

It Was Twenty Years Ago This Week...


...that Eric Cantona kicked a Crystal Palace fan. The reaction at the time was one of outrage but since then it's often seen as a thrilling, brilliant, even inspiring moment.

Can We Please Stop Fawning Over Frank?


John Nicholson is tired of Frank Lampard being lauded when he does anything and escaping criticism when he does nothing. Stop pandering to him because he's English...

Why Johnny Would Give It To Neuer...


His father would never approve but Johnny would give the Ballon d'Or to Manuel Neuer...mostly as a two-fingered salute to those who claim keepers don't entertain...

Stop Telling Us Where To Find FA Cup Joy


The FA Cup isn't what it was, but we can deal with that. But we can't deal with being consistently preached to about why it's still "the greatest cup competition in the world"...

Stop Striving For Unattainable Consistency


That's John Nicholson's message to football fans following Cesc Fabregas' booking for diving on Sunday. Referees are human, they simply aren't going to get everything right...

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was there, it was embarrassing - the team looked totally unbalanced from the off, the defence was woeful and when Mikel came off injured it got even worse with nobody in front of them. Up front on several occasions we had opportunities and nobody would shoot - it was a complete farse! On the back of Salah's performance I'm glad there is talk of getting shot...

Cup defeat shames Mourinho


reat to see Tommy Rosicky getting some love. A wonderful player. Such a pity we lost so long to injury. I was so excited when we signed him, this resurgence only makes the absences seem more of a lost opportunity.

16 Conclusions: FA Cup Fourth Round Weekend


pparently Chiles has blamed Twitter trolls for his exit. Proof that even the worst things can get great results at times.

Adrian Chiles to leave ITV

Footer 365

Manchester United U21s beat Liverpool 2-1 as Victor Valdes makes first appearance for the club

Goals from Nick Powell and Paddy McNair gave Manchester United's U21 side victory over Liverpool at Leigh Sports Village.

FA Cup: Giant-killers Bradford handed Sunderland or Fulham showdown in fifth round

Bradford's reward for knocking Chelsea out of the FA Cup is a fifth-round showdown with either Sunderland or Fulham.

Dutch FA president Michael van Praag to challenge Sepp Blatter for FIFA top job

Dutch FA president Michael van Praag is to stand against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency.

Mail Box

You're Man Utd, For Crying Out Loud!

Defending a 0-0 draw with Cambridge on the grounds that other teams lost to lower-league opposition is not befitting of Man United. We're inclined to agree with Mailboxers...

A Massive Mailbox On A Weekend Of Wonder

We unsurprisingly have plenty of mails on a wonderful FA Cup weekend, including thoughts on Palace, Van Gaal, Phil Jones, Chelsea, Mourinho and Yaya Toure...

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