The Offside Daily – 26th February 2014


10 of the best football stories of the day:

1. David Moyes has taken the blame for Manchester United’s 2-0 defeat at Olympiakos on Tuesday evening: “I take responsibility,” said Moyes. “It’s my time and I always front up.”

2. West Brom boss Pepe Mel is already under pressure, he is still waiting for his first victory and has taken just four points from six games in charge.

3. Chelsea have confirmed they are monitoring events in Istanbul following reports that two of their fans had been attacked in Turkey overnight.

4. Manchester City have been handed a boost ahead of this week’s Capital One Cup final with the news that top scorer Sergio Augero has returned to first team training.

5. Celtic have suffered their first league defeat of the season following a 2-1 defeat away at Aberdeen.

6. Several thousand are expected to turn up to watch One Direction star Louis Tomlinson make his Doncaster Rovers’ reserve debut later today. (BBC News)

7. James Hayter has admitted that his parents have still not forgiven themselves for missing their sons record breaking 140 second hat-trick ten years on. (BBC Sport)

8. Scotland have released the first images of their new away kit and the brightness of the kit is extremely….well….unusual. (Mail Sport)

9. It’s common for players to get suspended, but Barcelona coach Tata Martino has been suspended for this weekend’s game against Almeria after he was sent off at half-time against Real Sociedad last Saturday. (Bleacher Report)

10. Conference side Wrexham have taken a strange route to find a new manager, advertising the job on their website. You can apply here.  (Wrexham FC)

Today’s Offside Daily is brought to you by Michael Williams.

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