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Producer Jamie Producer Jamie | 09:00 UK time, Tuesday, 16 October 2012

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image description   The Algerian touch

59-year-old Algerian manager, Vahid Halilhodzic rolled back the years this weekend when he showed off some lovely touches on the sideline during the 2-0 Algeria win over Libya.

Sign him up!
image description   Cristiano breaks a nail

Cristiano Ronaldo’s international career has never been as smooth as his domestic one. His Portugal side struggled in their latest World Cup qualifier and lost 1-0 to Fabio Capello’s Russia.

His night then went from bad to worse when he broke a nail…
image description   The England team don’t talk, they tweet

Despite all being together in Poland for their World Cup qualifier tomorrow the England team have been tweeting each other boasting about their computer game talents.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been playing himself up, but who do you think is king of controller?
image description   A bloody over-reaction

There were some shocking scenes in Brazil at a recent game between Santa Cruz and Fortuleza in the Brazilian third division. When Santa Cruz’s Chicao suffered an elbow to his face it resulted in a heavy nosebleed

But does any stray elbow suffice this reaction? Warning: This is not pretty.
image description   Fab goes back to training

Fabrice Muamba went to the Bolton training ground today and was re-united with some of his old team-mates. Bolton fans will be hoping that Fabrice gave the Bolton players some inspiration to turn their season around.

And a heads up our very own Jason Roberts has recorded a special programme with Fabrice Muamba going out on Radio 5 live Tuesday 13th November.
image description   606 v Fighting Talk

As part of BBC Octoberfest, 5 live and BBC Sheffield broke the world record for: ‘Most players to play in a continuous 5-a-side football exhibition match.’ Thanks to all those that played for Team 606. After we played Fighting Talk in (not so) friendly match.

The game finished 3-3. See a short video of the action here. .

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