The Offside Daily – 25th February 2014


10 of the best football stories of the day:

England boss Roy Hodgson may turn to a psychologist to prepare his England side for penalty shoot-outs at the upcoming World Cup in Brazil.

Hull City and Charlton Athletic advance to the quarter finals of the FA Cup after wins over Brighton & Hove Albion and Sheffield Wednesday respectively last night.

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has reportedly been questioned by police after a photographer was hit by a car.

Crystal Palace midfielder Jason Puncheon is set to be charged by the FA for twitter comments in relation to Neil Warnock.

Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster has set the SPL record for minutes without conceding a goal, beating the 43-year-old record set by Bobby Clark. The England ‘keeper is currently at 1215 minutes and counting without conceding.

Enzo Zidane, the son of legend Zinedine Zidane, has decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and play for France, choosing Les Bleus over Spain. (The Guardian)

Vandals have ruined a community football pitch in Liverpool after driving a 4×4 vehicle across the pitch. (Liverpool Echo)

After 6 and half years, and 171 games (169 of which were defeats), Tunstall Town FC finally managed to win a game, beating Staffordshire rivals Betley Reserves 2-1 this weekend. (Metro)

German football league CEO Christian Seifert has taken a swipe at Michel Platini by suggesting that Germany shouldn’t bother participating in the Euro 2016 qualification process. (Bleacher Report)

Kidderminster Harriers chairman Mark Serrell is set to step down after a torrent of abuse by fans on social media over the sacking of manager Steve Burr in January (BBC Sport)

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by Stuart Dick.

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