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Darron Gibson Learns Invaluable Lesson On The Division Of Work And Heavy Drinking

We get it, we really do. You get drunk, you start to air some grievances at your employer and your colleagues, it happens. We don’t do that at The18 per se, because we love each other and you shouldn’t do that, but we totally get it when you’re a Sunderland employee. 

Can you imagine how stressful working for Sunderland must be? Every year, your company is sometimes weeks, sometimes days from going under. There’s no stability, and you’re micromanaged by David Moyes. You have to watch the company visionaries do things like spend $13 million on Jozy Altidore.  

Watch Juan Mata Perform The Simpsons Theme On Piano

Manchester United and Spain midfielder Juan Mata is known around the world for being an orchestrator of sorts with his ability to create opportunities and maneuver magically around the field. A few days ago he was eager to show that this skill set extends beyond the pitch when a piano appeared before him.

The little maestro sat down to perform a rendition of The Simpsons Theme during some time off from preseason training.

Manchester United Just Bought An Ideal Midfield Partner For Paul Pogba

Last season, I felt really bad for Paul Pogba. Manchester United's record signing had to play in central midfield partnered with Marouane Fellaini. Pogba never had time or space to do cool Pogba stuff because he was busy putting out fires Fellaini had started.

This season, it looks like Pogba will be free, as Manchester United have brought in Serbian defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic, formerly of Chelsea, who complements Pogba's playing style way better than Fellaini did.

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