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January 15, 2019 5:13 PM Boreham Wood FC's 'weird' 1,400-word Brexit post

A football club's decision to post a 1,400-word article about Brexit has been called "weird", "embarrassing" and "slightly random". Non-league side Boreham Wood posted an article entitled "MPs do your duty" on its website on Tuesday ahead of a Parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal. However, others were in favour, and one said they "now support Boreham 34

January 10, 2019 11:15 AM Jamie Redknapp pictures: Footballer chats to Rafael Van Der Vaart's ex wife Sylvie Meis

JAMIE REDKNAPP enjoyed sunbathing next to Dutch footballer Rafael Van Der Vaart's ex wife Sylvie Meis in Miami. Jamie Redknapp, who is enjoying a family vacation in Miami with his two sons, could be seen chatting to Sylvie Meis on the beach in Miami yesterday. The divorced former footballer found a sun lounger next to Sylvie, 40, who is Real Madrid and Tottenham 13

January 10, 2019 10:56 AM Colombian football chair calls women’s game a ‘lesbian breeding ground’

The president of a Colombian football club has apologised after he described a women’s game as a “lesbian breeding ground” and suggested that female players are alcoholics. Gabriel Camargo, the chair of Deportes Tolima, said he didn’t mean to cause offence with his remarks about lesbians, reports France 24. “I declare it wasn’t my intention to offend 12

January 9, 2019 7:54 PM M6 CLOSED: Why is the M6 shut tonight? How long will it be closed?

A “major incident” shut down the M6 in both directions near Stoke-on-Trent on Wednesday evening. Both northbound and southbound carriages of the M6 between junction 15 and junction 16 were closed because of the “ongoing police incident.” Staffordshire Police confirmed the southbound carriageway reopened at 7.30pm, but the northbound carriageway remains 24

January 8, 2019 10:35 AM '20 Chelsea fans' sought after racial abuse and sexual assaults on train

Police say a group of 20 people shouted racist abuse and sexually assaulted women on a train in December. British Transport Police are looking for as many as 20 football fans who boarded the 6.22pm Great Western Railway service from London Paddington to Worcester on 22 December. They chanted "racially abusive comments in front of families and children" 11

January 6, 2019 8:19 PM Transfer Balls: Arsenal swoop for Barcelona sub Denis Suarez

More from the twilight world of football transfer reporting as the Mirror tells readers: “Welcome to Arsenal Denis Suarez.” One problem with the scoop is that Spaniard hasn’t left Barcelona. He’s not signed for Arsenal. The Mirror goes on to tell readers that Suarez is a Gooner because he was “pulled” from Barcelona’s team for their match with Getafe 11

January 5, 2019 11:15 PM Saudi women to get divorce confirmation by text message

A new regulation in Saudi Arabia is set to stop Saudi women from being divorced without their knowledge. Starting from Sunday, courts will be required to notify women by text on rulings confirming their divorces. Local female lawyers suggest the measure will end what are known as secret divorces - cases where men end a marriage without telling their 11

January 4, 2019 12:36 PM Chelsea fan banned from matches for three years over homophobic abuse

A Chelsea fan has been banned from attending football matches for three years after admitting shouting homophobic abuse. George Bradley, 20, was fined £965 and handed a ban by Brighton Magistrates’ Court after admitting a charge of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress. The football fan was accused 15

January 4, 2019 12:20 PM Liverpool balls: Virgil Van Dijk kills the Reds

Football journalism is a tricky affair. The need to create sensation from dust is testing. Before Manchester City and Liverpool’s big Premier League title decider last night (there are 18 games to go! – ed), the Sun’s Neil Ashton told us that Liverpool are on the up: “Recent history is with them. The night they shook the Kop in last season’s Champions 12

January 1, 2019 4:06 PM People who died in 2018: List of celebrities and famous people who died in 2018

AS we step into 2019, we remember some of most famous and well known faces who lost their lives in 2018. Here is the full list of celebrities who died in 2018. 2018 was a year fans had to say goodbye to many much loved celebrities across the globe. Famous names include Swedish DJ Avicii, June Whitfield, Stephen Hawking and former US President George 22