The Offside Daily – 5th March 2014


10 of the best football stories of the day:

1. Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic will join Inter Milan in the summer.

2. England manager Roy Hodgson has lamented fans who have signed a petition to ban Tom Cleverley from the World Cup Finals.

3. Swindon Town striker Nile Ranger has been cleared of rape by Newcastle Crown Court.

4. England International Toni Duggan has apologised for painting her face black and dressing up as film star Whoopi Goldberg for a fancy dress party.

5. The United States vs. Ukraine friendly will go ahead in Cyprus tonight, despite current unrest in the European country.

6. Alnwick’s annual Shrove Tuesday football game took place yesterday. Not your usual football match, it has been going since 1762 and can involve hundreds of players. (The Journal)

7. Conference North side Vauxhall Motors are to resign from the league at the end of the season because of financial costs. (BBC Sport)

8. Football Legends including Zinedine Zidane, Ronaldo and Pavel Nedved showed they still have the skills to pay the bills in a Charity game against Young Boys. (Daily Mail)

9. Brazilian legend Ronaldinho has been showing off his rapping skills during the Salvador Carnival. (Mirror)

10. Kosovo are set to play their first ever game as an international side tonight against Haiti. (Guardian)

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

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