Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Telepathic soccer with Manchester United
by Samuel Charles, March 28th, 2013 8:17PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england, video

MOST COMMENTED

[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Manchester United’s famed turn-of-the-century strike partners Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke put the club’s current attacking trio of Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez through a repeatedly amusing and occasionally impressive test of chemistry that required blindfolds.

United sponsor Bwin arranged this light-hearted competition following the age-old theme that today’s players just can’t do it the same way the geezers of yesteryear did. The geezers in this case being Yorke and Cole, who are both still 41 years old, and were each born after Brad Friedel.

This video’s titles springs from the "telepathic" understanding Yorke and Cole were said to have with one another. It includes today’s stars training in blindfolds, eerily reminiscent of Luke Skywalker wearing a blast helmet on the Millennium Falcon while honing his lightsaber skills.

Rooney is a good sport throughout. Near the end he even manages to use the force for an impressive blindfolded volley …



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
Preseason play wrapped up Saturday with the Houston Dynamo (Carolina Challenge Cup), New York Red Bulls ...
MLS: Projected opening day lineups    
MLS is slated to start its 20th season on Friday when the defending champion LA Galaxy ...
Gallardo shines as U.S. U-17s rout Cuba     
Joe Gallardo, who suffered a broken shinbone last August, scored a hat trick as the USA ...
Garber: 'Nobody's looking for a work stoppage'    
Speaking at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston on Friday, MLS commissioner Don Garber ...
What They're Saying: Univision's Juan Carlos Rodriguez    
"If the rights are already fixed, there's little incentive to FIFA to award 2026 to the ...
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
The MLS preseason wraps up on Saturday with 18 of 20 teams in action, all but ...
MLS issues record fine to owner Dell Loy Hansen    
One MLS owner, Real Salt Salt's Dell Loy Hansen, has not been shy about expressing his ...
id2 tour kicks off Monday in Argentina    
The id2 National Selection will kick off its tour of Argentina with the first of four ...
Concacaf Under-17 Championship television schedule    
The USA kicks off play in the Concacaf Under-17 Championship Friday against Cuba in San Pedro ...
USA enjoys long history of U-17 regional success    
The U.S. U-17s will get a chance at the 2015 Concacaf Under-17 Championship to avenge the ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives