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A snapshot from last night’s football – Kompany vs Valbuena

Kompany-vs-Valbuena

There’s no magic imagery skills or photoshop brilliance here, just perspective, Vincent Kompany, Maroane Fellaini and Valbuena…

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RIP Christian Benitez

Christian Benitez rip

Sad news emerging today that former Birmingham City striker Christian Benitez has passed away. The reports seem to be conflicting as to whether he died as a result of a car crash or due to medical complications from peritonitis, as apparently suggested by his father in law. Regardless, he was a great striker and having moved to the Qatar league …

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Overrated Footballers – Neymar

Over-rated footballers - Neymar

Bound to be another unpopular choice with all of the gung-ho Neymar fans, those of whom believe he’s the best player in the world yet hasn’t even played in a high-profile match to date. Neymar’s made his protracted move from Santos to Barcelona just a few weeks ago for an astronomical £50 million, but will this turn out to be …

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why Chelsea will win the Premier League next season

chelsea to win the premier league

So the Premier League season is over for another year, and with a long dry summer ahead of us we thought it’d be a good opportunity to look ahead and see what lies in future for the Premier League for the 2013/2014 season. I’m going to go out on a limb on this one, and back Chelsea to win the …

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Top 5 Retirements of the 2012/2013 Season

The 2012/2013 football season has seen a large number of big changes to the footballing landscape. It remains to be seen exactly how the changes will impact upon the Premier League next season, but one thing that’s for certain is that it’s sure going to be an exciting time, as now I think the title race will have been blown …

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Design the Man United badge Competition

man united logo competition

Fancy improving upon the current Manchester United badge? Crowd-funding website Design Crowd are currently hosting a competition to design a new modern Man United logo. This is an unofficial competition – the logo won’t actually become the new club badge (that would be ludicrous!) but the winner will still receive a nice £450 cash prize. Take a look at the …

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How Joleon Lescott got his Scars

Joleon lescott forehead scar

Joleon Lescott is another of a select few footballers with some very distinctive scars on his head – along with the likes of Carlos Tevez and Franck Ribery. The ever-reliable Wikipedia entry for Lescott states that he was involved in a car crash as a youngster. Lescott was aged just 5 when he was hit by a car outside his …

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AFC Bournemouth – Everything You Need To Know About The Cherries

AFC Bournemouth info

AFC Bournemouth are a small football team based in Bournemouth, Dorset, on the South Coast of England. There aren’t too many other local teams in the area, but Bournemouth’s nearest rivals are Poole Town (who play non-league football so aren’t really considered great rivals), leaving Southampton and Portsmouth. These of course are 2 teams who have had big success recently, …

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5 Ways in which Referees can improve

Advice for football referees

As football fans, and really sports fans in general, we can all agree on one universal truth: referees, no matter how experienced or professional they may be, and no matter how clean their records are, can make some absolutely horrendous calls. Whether it’s being trigger happy with a red card, missing an egregious foul in the box, or even not …

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Is Gareth Bale worth £50 Million

There’s been many rumours circulating in the past few days that Tottenham Hotspur’s brilliant wide man Gareth Bale has signed a new contract to keep him at the club for the next 5 years, but with a release fee of £50 million. The deal is apparently going to be paying Gareth as much as £150,000 per week. That’s around £7 …

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