Footballers Lives

Bolasie: Spanish boys want me to turn down the dressing room volume

Yannick Bolasie says that it’s a battle to keep the different nationalities in the dressing room happy with the music he plays and some of them think it’s too LOUD. The Everton forward revealed i...

Clichy: Man City’s fancy dress Christmas party was one of the best of my life

Gael Clichy has experienced many tremendous moments – but one of the most treasured memories of his Premier League career is Manchester City's fancy...

Zaha: I’m a superhero at Christmas

Crystal Palace flyer Wilfried Zaha can’t wait for Christmas – as it’s an excuse to wear fancy dress. The club are about to have their annual ...

Ashley Young: I know it’s Christmas when the Coke ad comes on TV!

The song the tells Ashley Young Christmas is close is not by his favourite rapper or even a classic from Slade – it’s the 'Holidays are coming' Co...

Sam Warburton: I never ate turkey because I felt sorry for them

Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton says he never ate turkey when he was young because he felt sorry for all the birds doomed to die for Christmas dinne...

Amir Khan: Christmas dinner is a lot healthier than Eid

Christmas dinner may be a blow-out for most people, but world boxing champion Amir Khan reckons it’s got nothing on the other big festival in his ye...

Ashley Young: I’ve got to have jerk chicken with Christmas dinner

Man United winger Ashley Young loves some jerk chicken with his Christmas dinner – so the year his mum forgot, he tried to send her out to the shops...

Jack Nowell: big lads run and hide when the Fat Tester comes round

Rugby players don’t mind facing a rampaging 18-stone opponent hurtling towards them, but they run and hide when the Fat Tester comes looking for the...

Sam Warburton: the day I DRANK a chicken dinner

Welsh rugby captain Sam Warburton once put a whole chicken dinner in the blender - and DRANK IT. He admits that it was disgusting, but says he was ...

Shock and oar: Olympic rowers face-to-face with their daily 7,000 calories

Rowers eat plenty – but Olympic champions Andy Triggs Hodge and Pete Reed were shocked when their daily diet was laid out in front of them. “It...

Danny Care: I used to pay my cousins to eat my veg

As a kid, England rugby star Danny Care hated veg – so he used to PAY his young cousins to eat it for him. The Harlequins captain said he would f...