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Everton star Richarlison and Manchester United legend Gary Neville troll Liverpool after record defeat to Aston Villa

Everton star Richarlison and Manchester United legend Gary Neville troll Liverpool after record defeat to Aston Villa

Sports
It did not take long for Everton star Richarlison to mock Liverpool’s 7-2 defeat to Aston Villa. The Reds suffered their heaviest ever Premier League defeat when Ollie Watkins’ hat-trick, Jack Grealish’s brace and goals from Ross Barkley and John McGinn embarrassed Jurgen Klopp’s side on Sunday. AFP Mohamed Salah and co were shocked by Aston Villa After the international break, next up for the reigning champions is a trip to Everton – and Richarlison has just added even more spice to the Merseyside Derby clash. The Brazil forward tweeted a picture of him celebrating a goal scored in a previous match, showing his No.7 shirt in a clear reference to the amount of goals Liverpool conceded at Villa Park. Richarlison has scored four goals in six appearanc...
Tottenham Stadium test event: Spurs set to troll Arsenal at legends match?

Tottenham Stadium test event: Spurs set to troll Arsenal at legends match?

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LOL-YWHITES A picture has emerged of some shirt numbers ahead of the game and it appears someone might be having a laugh at the Gunners' expense Tottenham are set to play their second test event at their brand new stadium today. Around 50,000 supporters are expected through the doors to watch a squad of legends face some of Inter Milan’s greatest ever players. And what better occasion could there be to troll your rivals. Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium will see action again The mutual hatred between Arsenal and Spurs is hardly a secret, starting when the Gunners upped sticks from Woolwich and parked their tanks of the Lilywhites’ lawn back in 1913, moving into their old Highbury ground. And the rivalry grew in 1919 when, somehow, the Football...
Twitter's 'Russia-Iran' troll tweet trove made public

Twitter's 'Russia-Iran' troll tweet trove made public

Technology
More than 10 million tweets posted by suspected state-backed Russian and Iranian "troll farms" have been shared online by Twitter.It has published more than 360GB of material to aid studies into how its platform has been used to try to influence the public.The messages were posted from 2013 to 2018 and include references to the US presidential election and the UK's EU referendum.In total, 4,570 accounts were involved.Early analysis by the BBC's data journalism team indicates the word "Brexit" was mentioned in 3,789 tweets linked the Russian Internet Research Agency (IRA), nearly all of which were published on the day of the vote or afterwards.However, the hashtag #reasonstoleaveeu was also found to have been included in the text ...
Did Kentucky troll Louisville with $ band formation at rivalry game?

Did Kentucky troll Louisville with $ band formation at rivalry game?

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Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The University of Kentucky's band formed a giant dollar sign on the field Saturday, but the band director denies it was aimed at Louisville.Kentucky's band pulled off the formation at halftime at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington. The Cardinals won the game 44-17.Many fans in the Twitterverse were quick to relate the formation to Louisville's scandal, which led to the firing of coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich. The school's athletic board voted unanimously to fire Pitino in October after an FBI investigation into fraud and corruption rocked college basketball.Pitino has since filed a lawsuit against Adidas, seeking unspecified damages.The FBI allegations against Louisville included $ 100,000 in payments to the family of an unnamed player to sign with the ...