Are th­ese se­ri­ously spooky sto­ries footy fact or footy fic­tion? Over to yooooooou… dancers! 2 deadly

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1 Ghostly games!

to SUN­DER­LAND'S RE­CENT slump has noth­ing do with be­ing rub­bish. Oh no. The Black Cats are ac­tu­ally HAUNTED by Spot­tee – a French lo­cals when sailor who got stranded and shunned by Stephen his ship crashed in the 18th cen­tury. Ex-striker Light! El­liott claims he saw him at the Sta­dium Of EVER THOUGHT IT was weird how both James Mil­ner and An­dres Ini­esta have never lost a league game when they’ve scored? The pair met as youth play­ers in 1999 and per­formed rain-dance a bizarre af­ter bag­ging pens in a shootout – vow­ing to al­ways avoid de­feat once they turned pro. Spooky!

3 gut­ted!

NEVER HAS A team been a vic­tim of its suc­cess like Ben­fica, who re­jected ex-boss the Bela Guttman’s plea for a cash bonus af­ter on his old 1962 Euro­pean Cup win. He placed a curse tro­phy club stat­ing it wouldn’t win another Euro­pean still work­ing! for 100 years. Eight fi­nal de­feats later, it’s FROGS IN BRAZIL have spe­cial pow­ers, which is why an old Samba stop­per named Aru­binha buried one un­der the pitch of gi­ants Vasco Gama when De they beat his club An­darai in 1937. For ten years the am­phib­ian’s an­tics seemed to work, ripped so Vasco up and re­laid the sur­face to ban­ish the hoodoo!

6 myth­i­cal mutt!

AN­TO­NIO CONTE WASN’T the real rea­son Diego Costa quit Chelsea. Se­cretly the striker a is pos­sessed by a dog called El Poo­cho – home­town de­mon dog who hates be­ing away from his the home­sick of Madrid. Af­ter three sea­sons in Lon­don, cap­i­tal! hound spooked Diego to move back to Spain's

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