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April Fools Day

Since April 2007, Soccerlens puts up a series of harmless, fun (for others if not for the supporters of a particular club) fake news items every 1st April. Here they are – read, enjoy, and and join in next time if you’re interested.

Tottenham plan stupendous Premier League title heist against Arsenal, United and co.

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Secret plans recovered from incinerators next to White Hart Lane (allegedly used by Tottenham to destroy incriminating evidence against Harry Redknapp) have revealed an...

Chelsea appoint John Terry as player-manager as Terry promises ‘no slipups’ in Champions League

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Roman Abramovich Chelsea have appointed John Terry as player manager with immediate effect, with the board highlighting his fantastic team talks and tactical input...

Manchester City owners complete Barclays takeover, dock Manchester United 100 points

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Manchester City's owners completed their takeover of Barclays Bank this morning and immediately set about ringing some changes that will shake the very foundations...

Capello to hand captaincy to Gareth Ainsworth for Switzerland qualifier

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In order to avoid a repeat of the media circus surrounding the issue of the England captaincy, Fabio Capello has pre-emptively named his next...

Real Madrid promise £100m for Cristiano Ronaldo – Manchester United cash in

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The article below is an April Fools Joke. The real story of Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer to Madrid is here. In the most expensive transfer in...

Tottenham confirm bargain £30m deal for 4 Manchester United players

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Juande Ramos has decided to splash the cash in Manchester United's direction with Tottenham picking up a host of stars from the Manchester United...

Chelsea confirm deal for £30m Manchester United defender

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Chelsea have reached an agreement with debt-ridden Manchester United to buy the England and Manchester United captain, Rio Ferdinand. Rio Ferdinand will cost Chelsea £30m,...

Arsenal to buy Manchester United duo for £30m

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Arsenal have decided to bolster their squad by splashing big for the first time under Monsieur Wenger. Backed by Alisher Usmanov's millions, Arsenal will...

Usmanov buys out Arsenal board, DD returns with JM as AW and CF jet...

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In a stunning takeover, Alisher Usmanov has bought out Stan Kroenke AND the Arsenal board, giving him ownership of more than 80% of Arsenal...

Manchester United to sell players and stadium to pay off £700m debt

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BURIED under mountains of debt and interest payments, Manchester United's American owners have decided to cash in their star players and get rid of...

Liverpool fans consortium confirms £500m bid for Liverpool FC

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A consortium of Liverpool fans have outlined their plans for buying out Tom Hicks and George Gillett for a staggering £500m, making a fan-based...

Roman Abramovich to SELL Chelsea and go back HOME

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Chelsea have been the most successful club in the Premier League ever since Roman Abramovich took over - 2 back-to-back titles and if the...