The Offside Daily – 31st March 2014


10 of the best football stories of the day:

1) Despite Bayern Munich winning 16 of their previous 19 games against English opposition, Arjen Robben believes Manchester United pose a threat in their Champions League quarter final on Tuesday.

2) With just six games to go in the race for the Premier League title, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes his side are not under pressure to win a first league title in 24 years.

3) Tim Sherwood calls for his beleaguered Tottenham side to regain pride by winning their remaining games after their 4-0 defeat at Anfield.

4) Fulham manager Felix Magath has promised he will stay on at the Cottage, even if they are relegated at the end of the season.

5) Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has escaped a ban after the FA cleared him of ‘spitting’ towards Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta.

6) A new jury has gathered to start an inquest into the death of the 96 fans at Hillsborough. Families will be invited to provide “pen portraits” of their loved ones. (BBC)

7) Who ate all the pies? We know who did – Danny Mills! The former Manchester City defender, who was a losing finalist on Celebrity Masterchef 2012, is in talks to buy West Cornwall Pasty Company. (Daily Mail)

8) Dnipro midfielder Jaba Kankava may have saved the life of Dynamo skipper Oleg Gusev by stopping his opponent from swallowing his own tongue after a collision. (Daily Mail)

9) Brazilian defender David Luiz has a tough time using London’s public transport…as he stars in a Brazilian airlines advert promoting the race to the World Cup (Daily Mail)

10) With the release of England’s new shirts for Brazil 2014, here’s a brief look back at the best and worst kits for the Three Lions. Shedding tears for Stuart Pearce’s 1992 version…(Telegraph)

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