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#FoynotHoy: Sir Chris Abused Again As Chelsea Fans Mistake Him For Ref Chris Foy

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Sport

Six-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy has again received abuse from disgruntled football supporters after Chelsea supporters took to social me...

Foy's 8 Chelsea Red Cards: Which Were Deserved?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Sport

José Mourinho felt aggrieved by Chris Foy's decision to send off Willian - and then himself - during Chelsea's 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa on Saturday,...

The Magic of England's Domestic Cups Is Far From Dead

Jamie Spencer | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Sport
Jamie Spencer

The magic that made the cup special is something that many cynics have said is long gone - lost in the bygone days of Ronnie Radford and Hereford United, Jim Montgomery and Bob Stokoe at Sunderland and Wimbledon's infamous Crazy Gang. For a time, such pessimists were probably right...

From Aston to Athletic: Ronaldo's 7 Red Cards In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo's controversial red card at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday night was the seventh of his career, and he can feel aggrieved by a few of the...

WATCH: Ronaldo Sent Off For The Seventh Time As Madrid Drop Points In Bilbao (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo was harshly sent off for the seventh time in his career as 10-man Real Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw by Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. ...

Premier League January Transfers 2014 - Ins and Outs

The Huffington Post UK | Edward Tew | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Sport

There's only one more day left of the January transfer window, so catch-up on all the ins and outs with our club by club guide: ...

Hitzlsperger Reaction Shows Acceptance Is on the Horizon

Matthew Smith | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

This week, ex-Aston Villa, West Ham and Everton midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger moved from having status as another Premier league also-ran who retired having never truly justified his wage bill, to the rare pantheon of footballers who have had the courage to come out as gay...

'We Could Do Without FA Cup' - Why Are Struggling Clubs So Unambitious?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says the FA Cup is regarded as such an inconsequential competition top-flight clubs could "do without it". Lambert...

Who's Top Of The Tree Now? Premier League Boxing Day Results (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 26.12.2013 | UK Sport

Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League tree, for a couple of hours at least, with a 3-1 win against an uninspiring West Ham United. Carl...

Samuel Luckhurst

Aston Villa Vs Manchester United: Will The Villans Party Like It's 1995? | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.12.2013 | UK Sport

David Moyes has smashed some unwanted records in his first five months at Manchester United. Before this season, West Brom had not won at Old Trafford...

Arsenal Extend Lead, Everton Hit Four, West Ham Win: Premier League Results (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Sport

It was 3-0 to the Arsenal, as an Aaron Ramsey double at former club Cardiff and helped extended the Gunners' lead at the top of the Premier League tab...

Sky Sports To Televise Two United Premier League Fixtures In January

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Sport

Manchester United's Barclays Premier League clashes with Swansea City and Chelsea will both be televised live by Sky Sports in January. Swansea wer...

Why Is Crowd Control Still an Issue in the Modern Game?

Crippy Cooke | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Sport
Crippy Cooke

After a linesman was deliberately hit with a flare during a recent Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur, many feel that not enough is being done to combat such incidents during games. While two men were arrested following the incident, it still highlighted how there is a need for a greater deterrent against potential offenders.

Tottenham To Be Hit By FA Fine After Linesman Hit By Flare (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Sport

Tottenham are expected to receive a hefty fine after a linesman was hit by a flare during their 2-0 Barclays Premier League win at Aston Villa. The...

Aston Villa Vs Tottenham: Premier League Live Blog

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Sport


Samuel Luckhurst

United's Derby Casualties, Arsenal's Toughest Test & More | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Sport

Like Frankenstein's Monster, the Premier League finally came alive after a number of failed attempts last week and the sixth matchday boasts a number ...

Careful Not To Show Any Cheek

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Sport

As if a 4-0 home defeat wasn't bad enough for Aston Villa, striker Nicklas Helenius literally had his pants pulled down by Tottenham defender Jan Vert...

Saints Shock Liverpool While Hull And Everton Fight Back

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Sport

The Premier League belatedly kicked into life with a couple of barnstorming encounters and a shock result at Anfield, as previously unbeaten Liverpool...

Arsenal And Spurs Win But City Drop More Points On The Road

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Sport

Mesut Özil enjoyed a winning Premier League debut as Arsenal continued their resurgence with a 3-1 victory at Sunderland. Olivier Giroud maintaine...

On This Day In 1993: The Sharpey Shuffle Comes To Villa Park

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Sport

"A perfect summer's night of football. It should be something of a feast this," beamed Ian Darke, and 20 years on Lee Sharpe still dines out on the ba...

José On The Prowl For Rooney...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Sport

José Mourinho confirmed Chelsea will wait until after Monday's Barclays Premier League match with Manchester United to make a third bid for Wayne Roo...

'He Reminds Me Of Myself 10 Years Ago'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Sport

José Mourinho and Paul Lambert agreed to disagree after Chelsea's 2-1 defeat of Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge, with the visitors left fuming match-w...

I Want to Be a Football Fan

Aaron Safir | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Sport
Aaron Safir

I'm just curious about a few things. The passion and tribalism it arouses has always appealed and appalled in equal measure. There's a whole world of workplace banter I've not visited. I've always avoided pubs showing football. I've never even been to a football game.

'Spend Some F*****g Money'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Sport

Arsenal began their Premier League campaign disastrously as Aston Villa earned an excellent 3-1 victory at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners took t...

Bolt Urges Wills To Let George Support United, Not Villa

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Sport

Usain Bolt has urged Prince William to bring up his son, Prince George of Cambridge, as a Manchester United fan rather than an Aston Villa supporter. ...