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The A-League: The Code the World Forgot


You may have read somewhere that Leicester City won the English Premier League earlier this week. I know, it’s been kept pretty hush-hush. Here is how one media outlet in Australia, Channel Nine, reported the triumph:   Several things wrong with that. Firstly, the 2-2 draw was between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea, with the Foxes only watching on intently. Second of …

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Manchester United Lead the Chase for Real Madrid Wonderkid Pedro Ruiz

Europe Biggest Teams Want Pedro Ruiz

Pedro Ruiz is being tracked by the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, who are looking to step up their pursuit of the 16-year-old player. Two of England’s biggest clubs have their eye on the Real Madrid striker who has only turned 16 last month following his goal-scoring form for Spain under 16s and Real Madrid this season. The …

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El Clásico: Ten things to consider during Barcelona vs Real Madrid match today


First round: 4-0 and Knockout for Real Madrid. Second round: Same protagonists, different purpose, and a new protagonist. This won’t be any other Clasico like we expect to follow. Following the fascination from the media around the world and fans, we will see two teams with contrasting situations: One team close to be La Liga champion and another one to …

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Roy Hodgson Defends Rooney’s Place at Euro 2016

Rooney, Vardy, Kane

Roy Hodgson insists Wayne Rooney’s position as captain is unaffected and is still a big part of his Euro 2016 plans in spite of the friendly 3-2 victory on Saturday against titleholder Germany without the striker. The Manchester United and England captain was sidelined as a result of his knee injury in mid-February, leaving the younger generation to flourish in …

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Could this boring England team win a tournament?

england fans

England aren’t going to win anything for a while. I’m sorry to break it to you like this, feel free to sit down, I’ll get Frieda to make you a nice mug of camomile. Our good players come through in spite of the system, not because of it; We all know this. In lieu of this, I have designed an …

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How Ready Is Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Russia's World Cup status

Russia’s goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev at Armenia-Russia Euro 2012 Qualifying Match Photo: Pan Photo (via. Flickr). Is Russia Ready to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup? In three short years, Russia will host the next World Cup. FIFA claims that Russia is on track in its preparations, but anybody who paid attention to the Winter Olympics in Sochi might be right …

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Who are the Favourites to win Euro 2016

Euro 2016 tournament

With the Euro 2016 competition in France due to kick off in approximately 370 days (Friday, 10th June 2016) is the official start date, we felt that now the big seasons over (apart from the Champions League final tomorrow!) it would be a good time to take a look at which teams are the favourites to win the Euro 2016 …

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Who are the next crop of English talent?


There is always a lot of pressure put on the next crop of young English talent, with the public having what is probably an unrealistic expectation of World Cup/European Championship glory. However in recent international tournaments the public has started to realise that there is a lot of work to be done for the three lions to challenge the best …

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Berra strikes late to earn scrappy Scotland win

berra goal

Christophe Berra’s late header earned Scotland victory in a drab affair against Northern Ireland at Hampden Park. The game appeared to be drifting towards a goalless conclusion with chances at a premium for both sides but the hosts, who were on the front foot throughout, earned the win through Ipswich defender Berra on 85 minutes as he connected with debutant …

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Why it is Vital England now look to Youth for World Cup 2018

Footy Blog News

It has been evident for some time that England are lagging behind in terms of the production of young stars, many feel that England do not seem to produce the same caliber of young players as their European rivals such as Spain and Germany to name but two. This realisation has been hammered home repeatedly as fans have watched the …

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