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United Spaniards

Manchester United’s three Spanish players David de Gea, Juan Mata and Ander Herrera have all been written off at some point during their Old Trafford careers. Whether they have been criticised for performances, expected to leave when new management have arrived or had questions asked as to whether they can adapt their game to English football, these Spaniards have proven …

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Soccer Saturday and the problem with ex-pro pundits in England

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It’s true that the average punter enjoys the childish and often very, very basic “banter” involved with soccer Saturday, but Paul Merson and Phil Thompson’s latest blunder has shown how outdated and obsolete most of their work now is. To go through their entire repertoire of missed points, obvious analysis and wrong predictions would take years so let’s concentrate on …

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Is the Premier League already decided?

As I awaited the start of the Man Utd game against Leicester, I couldn’t help but wonder: is the Premier League already decided? Saturday was a hard one to watch, at least from a perspective of all Arsenal fans.  And it isn’t the result that sticks with me. The skill disparity wasn’t as noticeable as much as the pure physicality …

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Defending in Decline?

Attacking football is thrilling to watch, but in the modern era of the game you may be forgiven for thinking that pulling off a last-ditch tackle or a headed clearance off the line, is no longer the priority for centre or full backs nowadays. Managers appear to put a lot of pressure on their back line, but is seems that …

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Alvaro Morata Must Cut Ties With Real Madrid To Fulfil Undoubted Potential.

Following a successful two-year spell at Juventus under the stewardship of Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus, Alvaro Morata finds himself back at his ‘beloved’ Real Madrid. Morata was purchased from Real Madrid by then coach Antonio Conte in 2014 for a fee of 20million euros. Conte thought it was the perfect opportunity for Morata to gain some much needed experience and game time …

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Gianluigi The Great

Gianluigi Buffon will turn 39 tomorrow and incredibly he is still the number one goalkeeper for Juventus and Italy. Holding endless records and honours for his club and the national side, as well as attaining individual achievements, Buffon is a legend of the game and one of the greatest goalkeepers in football history. Entering his 26th year in the game, …

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Wenger’s Antics Could Cost Arsenal the Title

With critics calling for a heavy touchline ban, Arsenal’s season hangs in the balance. Arsene Wenger could hardly contain his dismay when his side conceded a 92nd minute penalty to Burnley on Sunday. Though Alexis Sanchez rescued a win with virtually the last kick of the game, the long term repercussions for Wenger’s handbags with referee Jon Moss and fourth …

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250 Goals – Rooney’s Remarkable Record

It’s a record Sir Bobby Charlton has held for nearly 44 years and one Wayne Rooney has been chasing since the season began. Finally, after his spectacular goal from a free-kick against Stoke City today, Manchester United’s number 10 can say he is Old Trafford’s all-time top scorer with 250 goals. Rooney and United fans have been on countdown since …

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China Crisis? Football Rising in the East Could Affect Premier League

The English Premier League is the most lucrative domestic league in world football, with recent global TV rights deals ballooning to extraordinary multi-billion pound proportions, dwarfing those of the Premier League’s counterparts on the continent and beyond. Premier League clubs also took up eight berths in the top 20 highest revenue-generating football clubs in the world for last season (2015/16) …

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Top Two Turnaround?

The European winter break is well and truly over and with two fixtures played since the rest, La Liga and Serie A couldn’t be more thrillingly poised, especially after this weekend’s results. Both leagues are shaping up nicely for an exciting few months ahead. The pre-Christmas leading teams are now perhaps not a ‘safe bet’ for their respective titles with …

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