Archive | June, 2012

Cristiano Ronaldo vs Mario Balotelli – The Facebook growth battle

This tournament the social media facts and stories about Cristiano Ronaldo have been difficult to comprehend. From top supermodels discussing his greasy black hair on Twitter to having a social media following larger than 9 of the countries at the tournament.

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Best of the badge kissers: Part I

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Too little too late from the FA on racism?

Following penalty misses from Ashley Young and Ashley Cole in England’s defeat to Italy at Euro 2012, Twitter was littered with some moronic England fans racially abusing them. All the tweets have been deleted and some users have blocked their accounts but the police are investigating complaints made. The FA have then released a statement [...]

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The first time I saw Denis Law play…

I became aware of Denis Law a good couple of years before he joined United in the summer of 1962. I was at a friend’s house late one wintry evening in January 1960 when I was transfixed by all-too-brief and un-announced TV News highlights from an FA Cup replay played in swirling snow at Upton [...]

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What if… Chelsea scouts got to Messi before Barcelona?

“What if… Lionel Messi had been found by the Chelsea scouts and was signed by the Blues”. Yes, he probably would’ve been sold to Huddersfield town or shipped off abroad only to shine on international waters and make the fans wonder “why have we let another one go?” But what if he managed to replicate [...]

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