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The Circus is The World Game's regular look at the beautiful game from left field. So join us every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for something a little more light-hearted than the norm.
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EPL Circus - 13 May

Another EPL season has come and gone so what did it all mean to those that really matter? The Circus has that covered.
Another EPL season has come and gone so what did it all mean to those that really matter? The Circus has that covered.Cash. Power. Sex. And Billy JoelGreg Dyke is depressed.The FA Chairman would have been much happier if Liverpool had won the EPL...

The Circus - 10 May

The Circus was left baffled that a video of A-League bloopers this season past, and features Perth Glory, only goes for 20 minutes.
The Circus was left baffled that a video of A-League bloopers this season past, and features Perth Glory, only goes for 20 minutes.(Not) every chanceBloomberg has simulated every match through every possible permutation of the 2014 World Cup and...

The Circus - 8 May

A statue of a pop star and a kebab try to take away the spotlight from just who will be Manchester United's next manager.
Aint no sunshine when he's gone Well, look, The Circus has been saying this for ages. So it is not surprising that Mohamed Al Fayed – who finds The Circus a cogent, engaging and thought-provoking look at the big issues in football – has take...

EPL Circus - 6 May

After so much hope on Merseyside this season it appears that order has been restored and most EPL fans will be happy about that.
Haters gonna hate And so the portrait is almost complete; the paint is all but dry. And the Premiership is Manchester City's to lose. Those lamenting Liverpool's fumbling of a title that was in its grasp for the first time since 1990 s...

The Circus - 3 May

Zlatan and CR7 definitely have egos to match their considerable talent but whether or not they have the 'balls' to play for Diego Simeone is another matter altogther.
Nooooooooooooooooo! It is with a heavy heart that The Circus brings you this earth-shattering, universe-exploding news out of France - Zlatan Ibrahimovic is happy where he is and has no intention of moving. Regrettably, Zlatan has dared ...

The Circus - 1 May

If Arjen Robben had any hair left on his bulbous noggin, he'd have torn it out at the lack of 'football' on offer at Stamford Bridge.
Lend him a hand Hard though it may be to admit, adorably scruffy Lionel Messi has well and truly been eclipsed by the gorgeous villainy of Cristiano Ronaldo. First the Portuguese took Messi’s Ballon d’Or. Then, thanks to another stellar turn ...

EPL Circus - 29 April

While Jose Mourinho revels in the afterglow of an Anfield masterclass there is no place to hide for Manchester United's embarassed stars.
What happens when you poke the bear Last week, The Circus had a good chortle at Chelsea's shock loss to Sunderland, a defeat that cruelled its title chances and handed the initiative to Liverpool. Hahahaha, we brayed. HAHAHAHA! But in chas...

The Circus - 26 April

As Manchester United types struggle to give away their 'chosen one' David Moyes banner, Ryan Giggs gives himself a new deal.
One Moyes, Moyes for sale! The humiliation is piling up for sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes, with reports now suggesting that even Sir Alex Ferguson distanced himself from his successor in the final weeks of his short-lived reign. ...

The Circus - 24 April

As David Moyes struggles under a pile of self-help books Yousouff Hersi struggles with basic concepts of logic.
Nudge-nudge, wink-wink Because he did such a good job last time, Sir Alex Ferguson will take a leading role in appointing Manchester United's next manager after the sacking of David Moyes. Leading contenders are said to be Louis van Gaal, Carlo...

EPL Circus - 22 April

As Jose Mourinho waits patiently for a call from Mike Riley, West Brom players dance around the boom box, Justin Timberlake blaring.
Vale Mourinho's record run All of London is feeling a little droopy-eyed this week, their slumber interrupted nightly by the piercing cries of the Chelsea supporter. Wahhhh, they cry. Wahhhhhhh! Yes, the Blues faithful wail night and day for th...