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Special Edition

In celebration of the Werder Bremen’s 120 year anniversary, Umbro have launched a special limited-edition shirt, which has been worn by Die Werderaner players in their home game against FC Augsburg. The anniversary shirt features the green tones used for the home shirts over the past decade, along with club slogans “dare and win”, “120 years”, “Werder”, “1899”, “green and

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Better Half

Former Germany international Stefan Kiessling has revealed he cheated his fitness tests with the help of his “very athletic” wife. Kiessling claims he never completed his preparation period exercises and his wife would work out wearing his heart monitor instead; which recorded the progress of the striker’s training plan. The Bayer Leverkusen legend netted 151 goals in 12 seasons at

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Jersey Games

Barcelona had the idea of having the players’ names written in Chinese underneath the usual style in the first leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final against Real Madrid, yet the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) had not given the relevant permission. The Blaugrana had posted about the shirts on their social media pages but were told shortly before the clash that they did not been given the go-ahead

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Bets Off

The Italian government has banned gambling advertisements throughout the country. Many of the clubs in Italy have sponsorships with gambling companies and were thought to have to sever ties with them by the start of the New Year. However, the country’s communications regulatory committee has permitted the clubs to continue with their existing betting deals until the end of the

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Play Strong

UEFA have launched a new YouTube channel for its ‘Together #WePlayStrong’ brand, where they will partner with a number of high-profile female players to provide a breadth of regular content. This is part of the association’s ongoing strategy to grow participation of girls’ and women’s soccer in all 55 of their member nations. The channel will provide a variety of

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Trolling Higuain

AC Milan fans trolled Higuain after his Chelsea move was confirmed with the use of Nutella snacks. Under Chelsea’s post on social media welcoming the Argentine, the comments were bombarded by a number of Nutella-themed memes. The joke goes back to when Higuain was spotted clutching a pack of Nutella B-Ready bars as Milan were flying out to Saudi Arabia

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Big Numbers Ron

Cristiano Ronaldo is the first person to get 150 million followers on Instagram, beating out Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande as the world’s most followed account. It was only back in October when Ronaldo surpassed Selena Gomez to become the most followed person on Instagram, and now the five time Ballon d’Or is the first to reach 150 million followers.

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Big Money Reds

UEFA are predicting that Liverpool will become the first football club to post pre-tax profits exceeding €100 million in their 2017/18 financial accounts. The governing body believe that Liverpool will break the record set by Leicester City in 2017, when they posted net profits of €98 million for the season after they won the Premier League title. With the sale

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A Plus

A new study shows that that students in the United Kingdom who write their General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) exams in the same year as a football tournament tend to underperform. Between the World Cup and European Championships, there’s international football every two years and football fans struggle to focus on anything else during that period of time. Research

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