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Who are the favourites to win Euro 2016?

Euro 2016

With Euro 2016 just 30 days away, we’ve decided to take a look at who are the favourites to win the prized competition in France. The games kick off with hosts France facing Romania on Friday, 10th June and the tournament ends with the final on Sunday, 10th July. Looking at the odds from various online bookmakers, it’s clear that …

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FIFA Extend Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho Suspension

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FIFA have given Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho a worldwide ban after a failed drug test. Initially, the centre-half was suspended for 30 days by UEFA, however after a Europa League match against Manchester United he was tested positive for a ‘fat burner’. The ban has resulted in Sakho unable to play neither for his country, France or in friendly matches. …

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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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Eden Hazard: Chelsea Don’t Want Tottenham To Win Premier League Title

Eden Hazard has admitted Chelsea are desperate to deny their rivals Spurs League victory and help Leicester win the Premier League title. Recuperated from a hip injury, Hazard scored his first Premier League goals, as Chelsea defeated Bournemouth 4-1 on Saturday consequently moving up to ninth on the table. The first half of the season showed no signs of Chelsea …

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The inherent ritualism of a local derby

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Attending football matches can be seen as overtly ritualistic for die-hard supporters. There are pre-game rituals, everything from a pub you visit before every home game to an organised march flowing towards the ground as a sea of passion and colour, both inspiring fellow fans and intimidating opposition.   During a match these ritualised behaviours come to an ultimate fruition, fans exhibit …

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FC Barcelona’s current shape: Neymar and others have to go.

It is undeniable we have a dream team 3.0 (after Cryuff’s and Guardiola’s), by now. But like some teams tend to success, some teams tend to fall, some really hard that is difficult to get up. We, fans and not fans, were so accustomed to the success of one of the best teams -perhaps the best in my opinion- so …

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Gunners Need to Shoot

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It was all sunshine and rainbows for Arsène Wenger last night with the increasingly frequent post match boos replaced by fans clapping with pride at their teams first win in three Premier League games. Lead by Alexis Sanchez with two first half goals they now sit pretty on 63 points, four ahead of fifth place Manchester United. As a neutral …

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Hodgson: Carroll Hat-Trick ‘Certainly’ Won’t Secure England Position

Roy Hodgson has played down Andy Carroll’s chance of being selected for Euro 2016. Carroll, 27, has managed to score two goals within nine England appearances, and seven league goals in 12 matches in senior football, but has not played for the national side since October 2012. After Carroll scoring a hat-trick during his game against Arsenal, it prompted calls …

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Crowdfunding for a Non-League Goalie with Football Career-ending Injuries

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Sad story from a few weeks ago where a semi-professional footballer received career-ending injuries with the club now trying to raise funds to help with his recovery. You can read the story taken from the Crowdfunding website below, where you can also make a donation to the cause. Click here to visit the page and make a donation Our Story …

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