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Zlatan awarded gold disc

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 By Chris Wright

Zlatan Ibrahimovic awarded gold disc after passing streaming milestone

There isn't much that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has had to go without over the course of his football career, but the Paris St-Germain striker can now add "being awarded a gold record" to his ever-lengthening list of personal honours.

Indeed, Ibrahimovic has been bestowed with his very own gold disc after his haunting spoken word version of the Swedish national anthem was streamed three million times in his native land.

 By Chris Wright

Slovakian team struggle with strange pitch side distraction

Slovakian amateur side TJ Tatran Cierny Balog take their training very seriously, though to be fair they're pretty much forced to -- as it comes rumbling right past their pitch every single time they play at home.

Yep, TJ Tatran decided to build their home ground around a local railway line, leading to bizarre scenes such as this:

Incredible. Just incredible.

 By Chris Wright

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne is a big Bake Off fan

Kevin De Bruyne has enjoyed a fine start to life at Manchester City.

When he's finished threading silky through-balls and jinking past defenders for fun, it would appear that Kevin De Bruyne enjoys nothing more than winding down by indulging in the therapeutic pursuit of baking.

According to the Mirror, De Bruyne is an avid amateur baker and has even begun baking cakes and bringing them in to the Manchester City training facilities for his teammates and colleagues to try.

City's £54 million man is purported to take his inspiration from the BBC's Great British...

 By Chris Wright

Old Trafford crowd furious as DJ plays Liverpool anthem

Tasked with providing the music for the Rugby Super League final between Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford on Saturday, celebrity Liverpool fan DJ Spoony made the bold decision to play one of his side's most famous club anthems.

The BBC Radio One presenter even unveiled his devious plan before the match by giving his legions of Twitter followers a sneak peek of his risky playlist.

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Marouane Fellaini congratulated by Man United for being an unused sub

Marouane Fellaini's best bench-warming efforts for Belgium on Saturday night did not go unnoticed.

Fellaini played no part for his country as they secured Euro 2016 qualification with a 4-1 victory over Andorra, with the 27-year-old an unused substitute for Marc Wilmots' side.

Manchester United, however, must have seen something the rest of us did not, as they congratulated their player on "helping" Belgium book their ticket to France.

 By Chris Wright

Fan applies for Liverpool job and gets reply from chief executive Ian Ayre

Former Borussia Dortmund defender Patrick Owomoyela believes Jurgen Klopp will need time to fit in at Liverpool, and is capable of bringing them to a 19th league title in the near future.

With the Liverpool managerial job up for grabs following Brendan Rodgers' recent dismissal, one plucky football fan decided to try his luck and duly submitted a speculative application for the post via the official channels.

In time-honoured fashion, applicant Adam Kneale cited his success overseeing Portsmouth's famous Premier League and Champions League double-winning side (on the computer game "FIFA 15") but sadly was unable to persuade Liverpool from eventually opting to hire Jurgen Klopp instead.