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Gareth Bale loved Arsenal and Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp admired’ Tottenham legend Glenn Hoddle, while Harry Kane ‘played’ for both sides

Gareth Bale loved Arsenal and Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp admired’ Tottenham legend Glenn Hoddle, while Harry Kane ‘played’ for both sides

Sports
There are few more fiery rivalries in England than Arsenal vs Tottenham and the latest instalment sees the two sides lock horns at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. If you play for Arsenal, you’re programmed to hate Tottenham and vice versa. However, some may have had split loyalties in the past. Getty Images - Getty Don’t be surprised to see more scenes like these on Sunday! On signing for Tottenham, Matt Doherty addressed historic tweets of him declaring his love for Arsenal in a hilarious video. More high-profile Spurs players have been associated with Arsenal too. Harry Kane is Spurs through and through, fans even describe him as ‘one of our own’. However, it could have all turned out very differently. As a child he played for Arsenal’s academy. Im...
Displaced Armenians dig up graves of loved ones as they flee Nagorno-Karabakh

Displaced Armenians dig up graves of loved ones as they flee Nagorno-Karabakh

World
Imagine how it feels to be given two days' notice to pack up your home.The desperate situation follows a war which has already claimed the lives of your children and sunk your nation into a bitter defeat. Now, the hastily drawn up peace demands that your house be handed to the victors and it seems you were the last to know. Image: Some Armenians would rather destroy their homes than have Azerbaijanis live in them This is what is happening to ethnic Armenians in the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, over which there has been six weeks of fighting.On a windswept farm above the village of Nor Seysulan, we met a mother who screamed out her fury. Her sacrifice in this war seems pointless and painful. ...
Why it’s vital for black people to ‘feel seen’ and ‘feel loved’ in TV and film

Why it’s vital for black people to ‘feel seen’ and ‘feel loved’ in TV and film

Entertainment
Netflix is celebrating Black History Month by putting together a collection of TV programmes and films to acknowledge the Black British experience.Filmmaker Adeyemi Michael, who curated the special selection of shows, says he wants to "speak to the Black British narrative" and recognise "the plethora of narratives which exist". He told Sky News: "We're barely being allowed to tell our own stories verses people who are telling their own stories as well as others." Image: Adeyemi Michael helped curate Netflix's Black History Month collection. Pic: Netflix Michael says part of the challenge is to find new voices - both on and off-screen - in order to "balance out" the film industry.He told Sky News it's vital to showcase a range of stori...
Mbappe loved Ronaldo, Havertz eyes Ozil throne, De Jong at Barcelona with hero Messi and Sancho idolised Lampard – wonderkids and their childhood idols

Mbappe loved Ronaldo, Havertz eyes Ozil throne, De Jong at Barcelona with hero Messi and Sancho idolised Lampard – wonderkids and their childhood idols

Sports
We all have our football idols – the captains, the cult-heroes, the GOATS, the goalscorers, the never-say-die defenders, the names we choose for the back of our shirts. And we’re not alone, the professionals had them, too. getty Millions of people have probably bought tickets to a Barcelona game just so they can watch Lionel Messi in the flesh We’ve all heard about Eden Hazard’s desire to be coached by Zinedine Zidane, Dennis Bergkamp controversially idolising Tottenham great Glenn Hoddle and Sergio Aguero ‘wanting to be Micheal Owen’ when he was young. There’s even brilliant stories about Xavi’s love for Southampton icon Matt Le Tissier and his ‘outrageous, sickening goals’, and Dimitar Berbatov sleeping in Alan Shearer’s Newcastle shirt. READ: Foo...
What we’ve loved in sport: Eddie Hearn’s bonkers boxing plan, Erling Haaland scoring on Bundesliga return, Harry Kane’s incredible shirt gesture

What we’ve loved in sport: Eddie Hearn’s bonkers boxing plan, Erling Haaland scoring on Bundesliga return, Harry Kane’s incredible shirt gesture

Sports
The return of the Bundesliga finally gave football fans something to watch over the weekend. Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund recorded routine wins, while RB Leipzig dropped points in the title race. After a two-month absence of top-tier European football due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was a welcome sight. And there have been plenty of other highlights over the past week. Here’s what we’ve enjoyed… Harry Kane sponsoring Leyton Orient’s shirts Harry Kane showed enormous generosity Leyton Orient announced that Kane will be their new shirt sponsor for the 2020/21 season. The Tottenham and England striker made his professional debut in a loan spell with the O’s in 2011 and has donated the shirt sponsorship to three separate causes. The home shirt features ...