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Jammy Man United fan wins a grand

Jammy Man United fan wins a grand

MK Dons' stunning 4-0 victory in the Capital One Cup second round wasn't bad news for all Manchester United supporters.

Dutch paper sorry for fake Johan Cruyff death story

Dutch paper sorry for fake Johan Cruyff death story

A Dutch newspaper has apologised after accidentally publishing a false report that Johan Cruyff had died.

Lincoln boss uses jelly babies as tactics board

Lincoln boss uses jelly babies as tactics board

Lincoln City manager Gary Simpson was forced to use jelly babies to show his team their formation before his side's win at Barnet in the Conference on the weekend.

Athlete stripped of gold... for stripping!

Athlete stripped of gold... for stripping!

French athlete Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was disqualified after winning the 3,000m steeplechase final for taking off his shirt on the home straight at the European Championships.

Fleetwood chairman drives to wrong ground

Fleetwood chairman drives to wrong ground

Fleetwood Town chairman Andy Pilley arrived at the wrong ground for his side's Capital One Cup first-round tie at Rotherham last night.

Robbie Savage donates hair to museum

Robbie Savage donates hair to museum

Robbie Savage has donated his trademark blond locks to the National Football Museum in Manchester.

Forger pays fine art tribute to football stars

Forger pays fine art tribute to football stars

A British art forger has immortalised some of the world's greatest footballers as fine art prints.

Fulham fan gets love letter from club on wedding day

Fulham fan gets love letter from club on wedding day

A Fulham fan received the perfect wedding present when his club sent him a personal letter congratulating him on his big day.

Gerrard 'quits international cricket'

Gerrard 'quits international cricket'

After retiring from England duty, Steven Gerrard has been afforded a heartfelt farewell by the Vietnam News.

Jason Statham makes another giant flop

Jason Statham makes another giant flop

Jason Statham - movie hard man, ex-boyfriend of Kelly Brook, figure of ridicule from film critic Mark Kermode and.... it can now be revealed, former Commonwealth Games hero!