Latest George Best News

Pete Doherty: I Live 'Straight'

4th August 2013

Pete Doherty insists he lives a ''straight life''.The Babyshambles singer has long struggled with drug addiction, but is adamant his continued use of heroin doesn't affect his day-to-day life, as well as his duties with...

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Colin Farrell Can't Recall Total Life

16th August 2012

Colin Farrell can't remember big chunks of his life.The 'Total Recall' actor - who has battled with drink and drug abuse in the past - admits he has memory loss for certain parts of his...

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Lohan In Car Smash

21st November 2006

Hollywood star LINDSAY LOHAN narrowly escaped injury when her Range Rover collided with a police car in London on Sunday (19NOV06). The MEAN GIRLS actress, 20, was partying with notorious London socialite CALUM BEST -...

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Lohan Seduced By Best?

18th November 2006

Hollywood party girl LINSDAY LOHAN has succumbed to the charms of Northern Irish soccer legend GEORGE BEST's son CALUM following an all-night drinking session in London on Thursday (16NOV06). The MEAN GIRLS star met Best...

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Fascinating Fact 2303

26th October 2006

Late soccer icon GEORGE BEST is set to be immortalised on GBP5 banknotes in Northern Ireland to mark the first anniversary of his death on 25 November (06)

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Graham Tells Of Best Affair

24th October 2006

Former NEW SEEKERS singer EVE GRAHAM has broken her silence over her affair with late Irish soccer legend GEORGE BEST The 63-year-old became close to the troubled sports star in the 1960s at the...

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Fascinating Fact 2099

14th September 2006

A soccer shirt worn by late legend GEORGE BEST in 1970 has sold at auction for GBP24,000 ($43,200). Best wore the top when his side Manchester United beat Northampton 8-2 in the fifth round of...

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Best's Son To Make Spoof Documentary

30th August 2006

The son of soccer legend GEORGE BEST is making a documentary about his late father's life which he promises will be a "p**s-take". Model and reality TV star CALUM wants to honour his fun-loving dad...

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Mcshane: 'Soccer Films Don't Work'

27th July 2006

SEXY BEAST star IAN MCSHANE is urging film-makers to stop making soccer movies - because they're all dreadful. The British actor, whose father was a Manchester United star in the 1950s, has, himself, appeared in...

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Rourke: 'I Couldn't Stand Nepotistic Hollywood'

18th July 2006

Veteran actor MICKEY ROURKE quit acting to return to boxing in the early 90s because he was fed up with the "nepotism" that surrounded Hollywood. The ANGEL HEART star admits his decision was also influenced...

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Clapton: 'I Tried To Save Best'

26th April 2006

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON was devastated by the death of soccer star GEORGE BEST last year (25NOV05), as he had desperately attempted to save him from the alcoholism that claimed his life. The TEARS IN HEAVEN...

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Mills Mccartney Sceptical Over Cowell And Osbourne

20th December 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY has accused music moguls SIMON COWELL and SHARON OSBOURNE of exploiting wannabe singers in their role on British TV talent contest THE X FACTOR. The animal rights...

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Mills Mccartney In Soccer Legend Tribute

20th December 2005

HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY is paying tribute to late soccer legend GEORGE BEST by backing a musical eulogy to the star. The wife of SIR PAUL McCARTNEY admits the ambitious single - which will raise...

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Osbourne Reminded Of His Luck By Best's Death

6th December 2005

OZZY OSBOURNE confesses the death of alcoholic soccer legend GEORGE BEST made him realise how lucky he is to have survived his own addictions. The rocker battled alcohol and drug abuse for more than...

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Gallagher Pays Respects To 'Cool' Best

6th December 2005

OASIS guitarist NOEL GALLAGHER has paid tribute to GEORGE BEST by saying the late soccer superstar was cool enough to play in the WONDERWALL band. Gallagher was devastated to hear his friend Best died...

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Emotional Farewell For George Best

4th December 2005

Mourners attending soccer legend GEORGE BEST's funeral paid tribute to a "genius" at an emotional ceremony in his native Northern Ireland yesterday (03DEC05). Tens of thousands of well-wishers lined the streets of Belfast, applauding...

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Best's Family Speak Out

25th November 2005

LATEST: Soccer legend GEORGE BEST's family have expressed their grief after the star died of multiple organ failure earlier today (25NOV05). The former Northern Ireland and Manchester United star's loved ones insist the deluge...

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Blair Hails 'Unforgettable' Best

25th November 2005

British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has expressed his regrets regarding the loss of soccer legend GEORGE BEST, who died of multiple organ failure today (25NOV05). Speaking from the Commonwealth Head of Governments meeting in Malta,...

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Soccer Legend Best Dies

25th November 2005

LATEST: Soccer legend GEORGE BEST has died in hospital in London. He was 59. The former Northern Ireland and Manchester United star lost his battle with multiple organ failure at 12.55pm (GMT) (25NOV05)....

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Best Hours From Death

24th November 2005

Soccer legend GEORGE BEST has just hours to live, according to the doctor treating him at a London hospital. The former Manchester United star suffered severe internal bleeding overnight - a week after he...

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Best Back In Intensive Care

18th November 2005

LATEST: Soccer legend GEORGE BEST is back in intensive care in hospital in London suffering a "new and severe infection", just weeks after surviving a near death scare. The 59-year-old former Manchester United...

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Best Ready To Leave Intensive Care

9th November 2005

British soccer legend GEORGE BEST is due to leave intensive care tomorrow (10NOV05) after a terrifying brush with death. The football legend, who has battled with alcohol addiction, was given only hours to live...

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George Best 'Fights For His Life' In Hospital

27th October 2005

British soccer legend GEORGE BEST is "fighting for his life" in a London hospital, where he is in a critical condition on a life support machine suffering from internal bleeding. The former Manchester United...

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Best Cleared Of Sex Allegations

5th July 2005

LATEST: British soccer legend GEORGE BEST has been cleared of allegations he indecently assaulted a young girl and assaulted a woman. The former Manchester United and Northern Ireland football player was questioned by Surrey,...

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Best Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Assault On Girl

14th June 2005

British soccer legend GEORGE BEST has been arrested and bailed over allegations he sexually assaulted a girl "under the age of 13" last month (MAY05) in Surrey, England. The 59-year-old, who is fighting a...

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Jagger's Daughter Buys Rights To Romping Footage

27th February 2005

ROLLING STONES star MICK JAGGER's daughter ELIZABETH JAGGER has bought the film rights to CCTV nightclub footage showing her in an intimate clinch - to prevent it hitting the internet. The 20-year-old British beauty...

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Jagger's Daughter Filmed 'Romping' On Camera

20th February 2005

Pictures purporting to show ROLLING STONE MICK JAGGER's daughter ELIZABETH performing intimate sex acts in a London nightclub with the son of legendary soccer star GEORGE BEST have been published in a British newspaper....

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Skinner: Fame Did Send Me Secretly Wild

26th April 2004

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has admitted he did go wild after first finding fame with his 2002 debut album - he was just careful no one saw him doing it. Contrary to popular...

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Hucknall Accused Of Breaking Best Marriage

21st September 2003

SIMPLY RED lothario MICK HUCKNALL has been named as the reason why disgraced soccer star GEORGE BEST has left his young wife ALEX. George - who has fought a long-running, highly publicised battle with...

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More Boyfriend Rumours For Baby Bunton

3rd June 2003

EMMA BUNTON is reportedly dating another celebrity hunk - Irish footballing star GEORGE BEST's model son CALUM. The former SPICE GIRL - who is currently promoting her 'comeback' single - has moved on from...

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