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Haters gonna hate

Some players go out of their way to wind you up. But who are the 10 most hated footballers in history? And have you ever played against worse?

Football Daily have identified the super villains of the beautiful game. The all-time chart of shame includes everyone from Suarez to Terry.

But do you agree with their assessment? We mean, is Arjen Robben really worse than Diego Costa? There’s only one way to decide…FIIIIIIIIIIIIGHT!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZ5BYY51NgI

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We want one of those

We’ve seen the future and it’s going to improve your Soccer Sixes swag. This WiFi football tracks the power, direction and spin of shots so you can hone your skills.

The Inside Coach ball took three years to develop. It is packed with microchips and motion sensors and performs like a normal ball – but at £90, it is a fair bit pricier.

It wirelessly links to an app on your phone and gives real-time coaching tips via a headset. The only improvement would be if it blasted you with a Fergie-style hairdryer when you fail to play up to scratch.

http://www.insidecoach.com

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Tongue Twisters

Any fool can commentate on a game...or can they? See if you can get your mouth round these difficult to pronounce player names.

The BBC has an entire licence payer-funded department devoted to its broadcasters getting tricky pronunciations right.

But simply working in TV is not enough to guarantee that you’ll get it right every time. Just watch the Soccer AM crew mangling the names of international superstars. See if you can do any better.

https://youtu.be/ric3T1RDPp0

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Do you know your stuff?

We make no apologies for what is officially the toughest football-related history quiz you will ever take. Have you got what it takes to beat the experts?

Eighteen almost impossible questions that will push your transfer knowledge to the limit. In the office we only managed a paltry six right and would probably have scored more with blind guesswork.

Let us know how you do. No cheating now.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/robinedds/the-hardest-premier-league-club-history-quiz-youll-ever-take

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All new Oldham Wednesday night league kicks off...

The Soccersixes ladder series has kicked off at Oasis Academy. Are you involved? It's simple win and move up the ladder, lose and drop down the ladder. This will be a 5 week series to see which teams start in Division1 (top 8) and which in Division2 (bottom 8). Who's the favourites?

FOOTWEAR UPDATE:

ALL PLAYERS PLEASE NOTE, NO METAL STUDS ARE PERMITTED. PLAYERS IGNORING THIS RULE WILL FACE AN IMMEDIATE SENDING OFF AND £10 FINE AS PART OF THE SENDING OFF. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR TEAM AND ALL FUTURE PLAYERS ARE FULLY AWARE OF THIS RULE.

(TAG YOUR TEAM SO WORD SPREADS QUICKER)

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Real football fans support Me-Nan

Forget Arsenal, Chelsea or Manchester United, the most popular football team in the British Isles is Inter MENAN.

But we're not talking about old ladies enjoying a kick-about. The cheeky club name is the one adopted most often by the tens of thousands of players who enjoy a weekly competitive game with their mates.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDrFIrZF0hY

Scores of small-sided teams are turning their backs on tradition and choosing hilarious handles in the hope it will inspire them to get pun over their rivals.

And a survey of more than 3,000 teams that turn out weekly to play in Soccer Sixes leagues nationwide has revealed full the extent of the naming craze.

The more inventive teams include: A Game Of Throw-Ins, Club Tropicana Drinks FC, Finding Neymar and AC A Little Silhouette Of Milan.

And variations of the most popular have been compiled into a Names Championship league table that has Bayern Neverlosen and Unathletico Madrid vying for top slot.

Six-a-side soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Soccer Sixes operate the UK’s largest network of FA-affiliated leagues, with more than 30,000 active players.

Ross Spacey, Soccer Sixes Managing Director, says: “Our players put a lot of time and effort into their team names. It’s a big thing for them.”

“Whether a name makes them play any better is debatable, but it always puts a smile on people’s faces.”

S6 Names ChampionshipNo. of Teams
Inter Menan18
Bayern Neverlosen12
Unathletico Madrid12
Teenage Mutant Ninja Skrtels11
Nottinya Forest9
Leave My Arcelona8
Puyol Pantsdown7
50 Shades O’Shea7
Murder On Zidane’s Floor7
Exeter Gently6
Tekkerslovakia6
Multiple Scoregasm5
Petr Cech Yourself5
Sex, Drugs & Carlton Cole5
Wanyama’s In Pyjamas5
Dynamo Kebab4
Ivory Toast4
Paris Ganjaman4
Real Social Dads4
Stroke Titty4
Beercelona4
Substandard Liege3
Who Ate All Depay3
Borussia Teeth3

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Six “fat man” footballers struggling United wish were playing right now

Under pressure Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal blasted a “fat man” journalist for criticising Wayne Rooney’s recent performances.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/embed/video/1243776.html

The Dutchman lost his cool in a press conference after watching his team draw 3-3 at Newcastle.

We’re pretty sure a few Soccer Sixes players are carrying a few extra pounds after the Christmas break. Fighting the flab is one good reason for turning out each week.

Last year Red legend Lou Macari accused Rooney himself of getting too fat. But being a proper porker doesn’t mean you can’t shine on the pitch.

With that in mind, here is a six-strong group of players that any team would be happy to field each week.

1. Southall

2. Puskas

3. Ronaldo

4. Maradona

5. Molby

6. Barnes

This team of legends may have eaten all the pies, but pound-for-pound we reckon they’re the best around.

If you think any of your teammates would fit in with our super-sized six, send your pictures to info@soccersixes.net.

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A handful of leagues join the new site testing

A handful of Soccersixes leagues are being used to test the new website before it's full Phase 1 launch.

With Maidstone, Tonbridge, Blyth, Rotherham and Bath joining the test run, only a handful of Soccersixes teams know about the new website. We are sure that through some behind the scenes testing of the new site a successful Phase 1 launch is around the corner.

Watch this space for the Beta launch of the new site!

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Championes, Championes, Ole Ole Ole

2 Goals 1 Cup of Uckfield were presented their winners trophies at last night's league following an impressive record last season. They comfortably won the division seven points clear of any other team. They are unbeaten this season too, can anyone stop them?

For more information on joining the Soccersixes league in Uckfield, contact Matt Scoffham on 07796696837 or register online at www.soccersixes.net

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