'Pre-Season' Category

Midweek Results: Promising Pre-Seasons

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Presumably not the only trophy Vidic hopes to be holding in his mitts at the end of the season. Image: Getty Images/Daylife.

Well, we’ve resigned ourselves to the fact that our results posts are a year-round feature. We can only assume that this is because our coverage is so utterly fabulous that even the footballing authorities daren’t miss a week and so cobble together random competitions to keep ‘em coming.

Today, we’re mostly exuding relentless optimism. Mainly because the caffeine isn’t working.

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Mario Gomez: Multi-Tasking Male

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We owe you, Alessandro Nesta. Without your wild grab in the general direction of Mario Gomez during your Audi Cup fixture against Bayern Munich, we would never have been offered the visual treat that is the delectable striker’s er… left flank. Furthermore, we would be in the dark about Herr Gomez’ multi-tasking capabilities, demonstrated here as he simultaneously breaks for goal and pulls his shorts back up.

To be fair, the second part was unnecessary, but thanks for the effort anyway.

Manchester United: Big City ‘Ballers

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One of these things is just like the other…

Since arriving Saturday night, Manchester United have taken one heck of a bite out of the Big Apple. While staying a stone’s throw away in New Jersey (here to be exact), the fellas are taking in all Manhattan has to offer – and then some.

And by “then some” we mean fashion shows and belly dancers, obviously.

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