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Paul Pogba: Manchester United midfielder made ‘stupid mistake’ with Arsenal penalty

Paul Pogba: Manchester United midfielder made ‘stupid mistake’ with Arsenal penalty

Sports
Paul Pogba has admitted he made a "stupid mistake" to give Arsenal their victory at Manchester United. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer felt Sunday's Old Trafford contest had "0-0 all over it" until Pogba needlessly lunged in on Hector Bellerin midway through the second half.Bellerin appeared to be in a position of no danger when Pogba moved in and succeeded only in kicking the Spaniard, drawing the penalty which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted to settle the game. "Maybe I was a bit out of breath and it made me do this stupid mistake," the France international told BBC Sport."I felt like I touched him a bit and I knew I was in the box. I shouldn't have given a penalty away like that."I'm not the best defensively in the box but I can learn and work on that."It was the third time Pogb...
Coogan and Brydon thought The Trip was a ‘stupid, self-indulgent idea’

Coogan and Brydon thought The Trip was a ‘stupid, self-indulgent idea’

Entertainment
Steve Coogan has told Sky News film and TV podcast Backstage that he and Rob Brydon thought The Trip was "a stupid idea" when it was first suggested to them.A mash-up of travel documentary and comedy drama, the sitcom sees the pair eating and drinking their way around Europe while making fun of one another and doing impressions of other stars. Image: It’s not always clear where the actors end and the characters begin After enjoying critical acclaim, it will return for its final series, set in Greece, next week.Coogan admits he initially said no when director Michael Winterbottom suggested the idea.He said: "Michael wanted us to do it, kept begging us to do it, Rob and I didn't want to do it. ...
Mauricio Pochettino: I would be stupid to stay with no plan, says Tottenham manager

Mauricio Pochettino: I would be stupid to stay with no plan, says Tottenham manager

Sports
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he would be "stupid" to stay at the club if they expect similar levels of success without changing the way they are run.The Champions League finalists have not signed a player since 31 January 2018.Pochettino plans talks with chairman Daniel Levy this summer after five years in charge. "I am not open to start a new chapter with no plan, with no clear idea, with not being transparent," he said.Pochettino, who has four years left on his contract, hinted before Wednesday's stunning Champions League semi-final second leg victory over Ajax that he could quit and go home to Argentina if they won the competition.Spurs manager in tears after famous win at Aj...
Sending astronauts to Mars would be stupid, astronaut says

Sending astronauts to Mars would be stupid, astronaut says

Science
One of the first men to orbit the Moon has told BBC Radio 5 Live that it's "stupid" to plan human missions to Mars.Bill Anders, lunar module pilot of Apollo 8, the first human spaceflight to leave Earth's orbit, said sending crews to Mars was "almost ridiculous".Nasa is currently planning new human missions to the Moon.It wants to learn the skills and develop the technology to enable a future human landing on Mars. Anders, 85, said he's a "big supporter" of the "remarkable" unmanned programmes, "mainly because they're much cheaper". But he says the public support simply isn't there to fund vastly more expensive human missions."What's the imperative? What's pushing us to ...