What Four Legendary Old School Football Players Do These Days

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By John O’Leary

When our favorite old-school football players left the field for the last time, some dropped out of the spotlight, choosing to lead quieter lives. Others do everything that they can to stay in front of the camera, seeking careers in entertainment, either acting or becoming a sports commentator. Still more get their moments in the spotlight in negative ways, such as felons on the evening news.

If you’ve ever wondered what happened to your favorite players after retirement, keep reading to learn about four famous former players and the lives that they lead now.

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Seven footballing greats who have never won the Ballon d’Or

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By John O’Leary

This year’s Ballon d’Or winner is set to be announced early next month.

Pele and Diego Maradona – considered two of the greatest players to have ever taken to the pitch – weren’t legible to win this prestigious award due to being South American.

As of 1995, the rulings changed to allow South American footballers to be considered as long as they’re currently playing their club football in Europe.

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How online football betting and playing online casino games are similar

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By John O’Leary

Although betting on your favourite football games and playing slots on the Internet might seem like two completely distinct activities, they have plenty in common. If you look at them closely, they are essentially forms of entertainment that provide means of betting with real money on the Internet.

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Gareth Bale Injured Again, Could Miss Another Month

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By John O’Leary

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Wales and Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, who hasn’t played for Los Blancos since September the 26th, has just suffered another injury that will keep him away from the pitch for another full month. Bale added a thigh injury on top of the calf problem that he was having.

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How the College Recruiting Process Works

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The college athletic recruiting process is a time consuming and confusing process. It doesn’t have to be, and this is why recruiting services like UnderRecruited Preps, NCSA (Next College Student Athlete), and Be Recruited are for. Being recognized by a college coach is just one of the steps in the recruiting process. Academics and athletic ability play a big role in the athletic recruiting decisions college coaches make.

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Do Manchester United Deserve More Praise for Their Pragmatism?

By John O’Leary

No matter what you think about them, Manchester United have surely got to be admired for the number of clean sheets they have kept this season. It seems unfair that teams in the lower half of the table are praised for being resilient in defence, whereas Mourinho’s careful attitude with his team tends to be labeled as negative.

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Is 2018 the Year Red Sox Legend Luis Tiant Gets Into Cooperstown?

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If there’s one question on most baseball fan’s lips this year, it must be: will 2018 be the year that Sox legend Luis Tiant is inducted into the hall of fame? If this happens, we could all be heading out to Cooperstown, N.Y. to celebrate the event.

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Famous Faces that attended the Breeders’ Cup

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By John O’Leary

The 34th running of the iconic Breeders’ Cup took place recently at Del Mar race track. The 2017 edition was a success for people involved, as the attendance was high, but still low in comparison to previous years. This was due to a maximum capacity of 37,500 at the smaller venue. 

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Common Mistakes That You Should Avoid While Gambling in Online Casinos

Millions of people across the world love to gamble and think that it’s a great form of entertainment for them. Gambling can be of many types including many games, like poker, slots, and many other things and most of these games are traditionally played in the casinos where people make money by winning.

By John O’Leary

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Is Major League Sport Ready to Take Hold in Vegas?

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By John O’Leary

Over the decades, Las Vegas has become famous for many things but major league sport hasn’t been one of them. However, the signs are that this is all about to change and, indeed, it has already started to with the arrival of the Vegas Golden Knights NHL team. Now ice hockey may seem like an unlikely sport for a city where the average October daytime temperature is over 80o F but the team has already started to make itself at home at the T-Mobile Stadium enjoying a record-breaking run of wins for an inaugural season.

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Mourinho and Manchester United Need to Do More Against the Big Six

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By John O’Leary

Jose Mourinho looks likely to hunt high and low for any way to fend off the critics after yet another goalless performance away from home against one of the Premier League’s Big Six. Although Paul Pogba’s injury absence was notable, it was certainly not the only reason Manchester United suffered a 1-0 defeat on Sunday. Mourinho’s deflection tactics drew attention towards talk of problems with injuries rather than his fit team’s problems on the pitch.

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Premier League Big Six Clubs Lose Battle for More TV Revenue

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By John O’Leary 

The English Premier League’s big six clubs have lost their battle to secure more money for overseas television. They will not be seeing a penny more from their lucrative international broadcasting deals. Players that were worth a fortune will take a small dip now too, but there will be a dip nonetheless.

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