Wayne Rooney’s reported intention to leave Manchester United by the time his contract had expired came as a shock to United fans. While Rooney’s reported desire to leave the club was an unpleasant surprise for supporters, it’s hardly unprecedented. A number of superstar players had left Manchester United after falling out with then-manager Sir Alex 

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There has always been something special about a free-kick. One of the hardest techniques in football and a speciality which only a few players can pride themselves on having. But what makes a free-kick so perfect? And which techniques have been the most effective over time? In regards to style, there has been a variation 

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The news earlier this year that David Beckham was retiring was not unexpected; the bloke is 38 years old after all, and he’s been playing for some two decades. That can tire a guy out, not to mention the fact that he’s busy with a modeling career on the side. Still, while Beckham certainly was 

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“Old Time, the greatest and longest established spinner of all!.. his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes” said Charles Dickens, referring to the commodity of age as an almost haunting process. There is definitely a chill about the air in 2013, the defining generation of the Premier 

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The sports industry is massive, and where sports stars go their money tends to follow. Billions of dollars is spent each year by the world’s sporting superstars on everything from furniture to Fois Gras. Basketball, rugby, soccer and baseball stars all have one thing in common: luxury is the only way to go. The sporting 

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