Austria bans Zidane head-butt adverts for promoting violence

Betting ads apparently not suitable for rage-laced 2010 tournament

Austrian telly chiefs have pulled a series of adverts showing people imitating Zinedine Zidane‘s infamous 2006 World Cup final attack on Marco Materazzi, claiming “they convey that violence [...]

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Legal News

Oh dear, looks like Paolo Maldini is in a spot of bother

Oh, it’s like butter wouldn’t melt!

Paolo Maldini

Up until, well, a few hours ago, were you to bundle a football manager into the back of a van and use the threat of violence to make him list some decent football role models, he’d almost definitely say Paolo Maldini. [...]

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World Cup Fever

Are England really the World’s second best side?

The England team, give or take the odd Upson, James, or Heskey

England team 

Just today, Liverpool’s crocked centre forward, Fernando Torres, said this (as reported in the Daily Mail):

“People say that Spain have the best starting XI in the world but when you look at England on [...]

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