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Hello, Kickabout fans, it's been a busy week
in the world of football.
We have action in the FA Cup, Premier League and Europe.
There are even more big games this weekend, so loads to get through.
Here's what's coming up.
Premier League legend Ryan Giggs chats to us about playing for club
With Sport Relief in full swing this weekend, we catch up
on all the action from Shearer and Savage's battle
of the five-a-sides tournaments.
Plus we check out your skills and football pictures.
First, though, it is this week's headline
Liverpool made it through to the last eight of the Europa
League after beating Manchester United.
They now face manager Jurgen Klopp's former team Borussia
Dortmund in the next round.
Elsewhere, Manchester City reached the quarterfinals
of the Champions League for the very first time.
They now have a tasty tie against French
superstars Paris St Germain.
Speaking of PSG, they've been crowned French champions with two
months left to spare.
Ibrahimovic scored four in a 9-0
demolition of bottom side Troyes, who've only managed nine league
goals at home the entire season, let alone
Ross County won the Scottish League Cup last weekend
after they beat Hibs 2-1 with this last-minute goal from Alex Schalk.
Now moving from one competition to another, the FA Cup quarterfinals
also took place last weekend, and we were treated to some
seriously fantastic goals.
Wembley, then, just 90 minutes away.
It is a penalty.
Campbell finishes it off.
And it is Crystal Palace who will be going to
It is a brilliant goal.
Lukaku does it again.
Everton on their way.
That is fantastic from Dimitri Payet.
A lifeline through Martial.
And they will do it again at the Boleyn Ground.
Ighalo spins and scores.
Have Arsenal got enough time to save their season?
Welbeck, it's wide!
Watford are at Wembley.
The holders are out.
What a brilliant bunch of goals from that
last round, and the Toffees will face either Manchester United
or West Ham in the semis, whilst the other match is a repeat
of the 2013 Championship play-off final, as Palace take on Watford.
More goals again now, but from a very different
kind of tournament.
I'm talking about 57 hours of nonstop football
for Sport Relief in the battle of the five asides.
The event took place a couple of weeks ago,
and Christian Malcolm is there for Kickabout.
So I'm here for Sport Relief, where there is a five
aside going on behind with Team Savage versus Team
And these guys are playing for 57 hours
straight, come rain, sleet or snow.
These guys are crazy out there.
That's what you get if you come up against an Shearer.
I am all kitted up, I'm all ready to go,
I am on Team Shearer.
So let's see what happens.
It is a bit slippery out there, so let's hope I don't
knock anyone down.
But let's see what twinkle toes can do.
Christian Malcolm introduced to the fray as well.
Now the chance to use those silky football skills,
carved in the Welsh valleys.
Malcolm gets the ball a little bit tangled underneath his feet.
I've had my little bit of fun, it is like an ice rink out
Wasn't my finest hour on a football pitch,
but anyway, here are some good moments of some
good football earlier on.
There's the chance, and Robbie Savage has
got the first goal.
The chance to get his second of the game.
He hits a shot, on the rebound, a wonderful volley in.
I don't know what he is doing there.
It's been a long day.
Oh, my goodness me.
Is that a chip?
Oh, what a finish.
Great goal from Charlotte from Manchester Academy.
Goalkeeper throwing caution to the wind.
He deserved it, didn't he?
What a fantastic header.
I don't think I've seen a celebration or a goal
like that so far.
They're running the train down the land of the page.
It is the celebration that will hit the headlines,
not sure the goal merited it.
But he enjoyed it.
I'm going to warm myself up.
Hope you managed to thaw out, Christian.
Shearer's team were crowned winners at the final whistle,
beating Savage by 547 goals to 529.
And a whopping ?370,592 was raised overall.
And there is the full-time whistle.
The battle of the five asides is over.
Well played, Al.
Thank you very much.
Top stuff, lads.
And well done to everyone who took part.
And if you are raising money for Sport Relief this
weekend, good luck.
Midland Futsal Football Academy sent us this brilliant
They are wearing onsies all week for training.
How comfortable, love it, guys.
Someone else getting involved is world
boxing champion Carl Frampton.
He launched Sport Relief in Northern Ireland and will be
taking part in the Belfast
Games on Sunday.
But before that, we caught up with him to find out his dream
five aside team.
Hello, Match Of The Day Kickabout, I'm Carl
Frampton, world boxing champion.
And this is my dream five aside team.
First up, in goal, it has to be Pat Jennings.
Northern Ireland legend, and also played for Arsenal and Tottenham.
He did that when goalkeepers didn't even have gloves.
What a keeper.
Next up, at centre back, is me, because that's where I like to play
when I'm playing football.
I'm not the tallest guy in the world but I'm not really good
My first midfielder is Gennaro Gattuso.
Great player for AC Milan.
He also played for Rangers, who I supported as a boy.
Likes to stick the boot in, so he's the first midfielder for me.
Alongside him, in midfield, is, in my opinion, one of the best
players ever to lace a pair of boots.
Belfast boy like myself, from Northern Ireland.
A hero to anyone who is from Northern Ireland.
And what a player.
Rounding off the team, and banging the goals in,
is David Healy.
Oh, lovely effort.
And that's why he is the record goal-scorer for Northern
Again, another Northern Irish legend.
He is a hero of mine.
A good friend of mine now as well.
He could score plenty of goals.
Some nice choices there, Carl, but moving
on now to football fixtures.
Before we checkout the Premier League, let's have a look at some
of the big matches that you've been involved in.
Here is Jackson after a game for his team.
Looks like it was a muddy one, mate.
And Ramell here plays for QPR's under eights academy.
Good luck in your game this weekend.
Finally, here is Brackley Town FC under
eights, who are undefeated this season.
They've got a big tournament coming up tomorrow against
other teams in their league.
Good luck for that one, lads.
Now to the Premier League, and there are some
Everton host Arsenal in the early kick-off,
whilst the Hammers travel to Stamford
The two matches that we are looking at in this week's predictions,
though, take place tomorrow, and that is the Northeast
and Manchester derbies.
Both massive games, and here's what Erin thinks the score
will be in the Newcastle Sunderland match.
My prediction for Sunday is probably going to be Newcastle
versus Sunderland, 2-1 for Newcastle.
So Erin is going for a Newcastle win.
The other big derby is at the Etihad, as Manchester City
host rivals United.
Here is Elliot and Matty's predictions.
Hello, Match Of The Day Kickabout, my score
prediction for the Manchester United Manchester City game is 2-1
to Manchester City.
Marcus Rashford to equalise.
My score prediction for the Manchester derby
is Manchester United 3, Manchester City 1.
So both going for different winners.
We will see what happens tomorrow.
If you want to appear on the show's predictor,
just e-mail Kickabout.
Max was spot-on last week with the
Manchester United West Ham game.
Not just with the 1-1 score, but predicting
the goal-scorers too.
Great work, Max.
Someone who will be hoping United win tomorrow is Reds's legend,
and assistant manager, Ryan Giggs.
He played in a whopping 36 Manchester
derbies, and we caught up with him to chat about his amazing
career for club and country.
I've been involved in big games, both for
club and country, and I was never one who got really nervous before
the games, no matter how big it was.
I just saw it as playing football.
You hear people say, play the match instead
of the occasion, so no matter if it was a league game or a cup
final, my focus was always the same.
When you captain your country for the first time, there's a little
bit of nervousness there, anticipation,
really, because it is a huge honour and you are the captain.
It is a lot of responsibility, but one that you
try and enjoy.
Can really only enjoy it when you're winning.
When you play for your country, it is intensified, the sort
of pressure around the game, because it is only
maybe six or seven times a year.
All the focus is on that game.
You've got four or five days maybe to build towards that game,
and then it is usually a huge stadium so there
is massive exposure.
To play, especially in Cardiff where I was
born, so many times and the atmosphere.
It was Cardiff Park and then it became the Millennium Stadium.
It was some of the most memorable times as a
footballer, because playing for your country is the pinnacle.
I was fortunate to score for my country
and captain my country.
You don't get many chances to do that.
I was fortunate, on my full debut, to score a free
kick against Belgium.
That's the one goal that stands out.
All my family were there to watch it.
I remember the feeling I had afterwards, I was only 18.
To score on your debut for your country and win the game
was great, moments like that I will never
The tips I always give young children when they are playing
football, or when they want to become footballers,
you've got to train hard.
Every training session, try and improve.
Listen to your coaches.
The most important thing is to enjoy it.
You see the likes of Ronaldo, Messi, Bale.
Whenever they produce their best football,
it looks like they are enjoying it,
it looks like they are expressing themselves.
And that's the most important thing, especially when they are kids.
To express themselves, try things on the
Always try and improve.
You've got to have the right attitude, you've got
to have the right desire, sacrifice.
I've seen plenty of players with massive
ability, they just didn't have that desire or work effort,
what it takes to become a top footballer, so if
you've got talent and you're willing to work hard and sacrifice,
then you've got every chance to becoming a top
You heard the man, work hard and who knows, you could be the next
I reckon there's definitely some potential future stars here.
It's this week's skills from you lot at home.
Fantastic stuff as usual.
If you want to send in a video, head to the Kickabout website
to find out how you can get involved.
And while you're there, take a look at a couple of brilliant
basketball football clips from viewer Sam and John Farnworth.
On the subject of basketball, you might remember a while
ago on Kickabout, we showed you Gareth Bale attempting the NBA's
half court challenge.
Well, Rio Ferdinand has been in on the action too.
Check this out.
There you go, there you go.
There it is.
There it is.
I got it on number five, man.
Maybe best stick to football, Rio.
That's it for today, but don't miss our skills
special next Saturday, where I will be joined by football
freestyler John Farnworth to teach you some
If you can't wait until then, here's a sneak peek.
Match of the Day spin-off aimed at children aged 7 to 13, bringing viewers the latest from the world of footie as well as top players and pundits.
Featuring goals, gossip, stats and skills, and all you need to know about the nation's favourite sport.