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England vs France: When Football Came Second

I was lucky enough to get tickets with my brother for England‘s friendly match against France this week and it was a very interesting and emotional game to attend. Following the horrific events of the 13th November there was increased security and a chance to pay respects to those who lost their lives and their families. On the approach to …

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Liverpool’s Brazilian connection prove too much for Man City

You’d have to think when Jurgen Klopp arrived at Liverpool nearly two months ago, this would have been a game the German would have been dreading. Coming back from an international break, after suffering his first loss of the season to face the league leaders at their stronghold was hardly an ideal situation for Klopp’s men. And yet, yesterday was …

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Wenger: “Sanchez and Ozil deals can wait.”

Arsene Wenger revealed that Arsenal are “not in a hurry” to tie down Alexis Sanchez and Mezut Ozil to new deals. Wenger says there is no urgency to secure the futures of the two most expensive players in Arsenal’s history. This follows reports in national newspapers that Sanchez will be offered a bumper five-year contract to fend off interest from Manchester …

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Arsenal fan proposes mad plan to entice Messi to the Emirates

Recent reports have suggested that Lionel Messi is keen on a move to the Emirates, linking the star footballer with a record breaking £600,000 a week deal with Arsenal. Arsenal fans were quick to dispel this rumour, taking to Twitter to voice their humour on the report given the frugal nature of Arsene Wenger and his background team. Messi has been linked …

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Fabregas responds to Chelsea’s failed start to the season

  Chelsea, the current Premier League champions, have lost an unbelievable seven of their 12 matches to sit a mere three points above the relegation places in 16th, and sit some 15 points off the pace set by Manchester City and Arsenal. Responding to the poor start to the season, Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas branded Chelsea’s season as “F*****”, and admitted his confusion …

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14th Consecutive Defeat for Lincoln Moorlands

Today’s match of the 22nd fixture of Toolstation Northern Counties East League – Division One witnessed the 14th consecutive defeat of Lincoln Moorlands Railway FC versus local rivals Grimsby. Moorlands line up: Garry Doran (GK), Zak Johnson, Alex Mackinder, Ward Laderhood, Christopher Skipper, Ryan Hitwell, Joshua Scohfield, Greg Andrews, Adam Croft, Cameron Heap, Geno Robinson. Grimsby line up: Scott Drury …

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5 Times Football Triumphed Over Tragedy

By Aidan Delaney Without a shadow of a doubt, the terrorist attacks of last night will live long in the memories of people all over the world. 120 have so far lost their lives in one of the deadliest attacks in recent times. Paris is a place that loves it’s football and harrowing videos of explosions being heard during the …

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Adriano: The Collapse Of The Emperor

Once revered as one of Europe’s top strikers, Adriano’s tremendous fall from grace has since set the tone for his career, and the man once known as ‘L’imperatore’ has now become the quintessential ”what if?” player. Once described by a Brazilian football agent as having ”above all the desire to win, to be a professional”, after his father’s death in late 2004, …

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Swiss Company Offers House Sitting Service for Footballers

A house-sitting business in Switzerland has decided to take it upon itself to try and solve the on-going problem of footballers’ houses getting burgled whilst players are away either on International duty or playing in Europe by offering a footballers house-sitting service. The aptly named “house and pet sitting” company recently declared that it would be offering this service on …

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transfer rumours

Why are Transfer Rumours Always so Unreliable

We live in an age where information is so easily broadcast and available, practically anyone can claim to be a reputable source, and when it comes to football and the world of transfer rumours, it really is a mindfield of dodgy stories and agenda-driven propaganda. Fortunately there are some reliable sources of football transfer news, such as www.transferrumours.co.uk. Here you …

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Ronaldo vs Messi statistics

Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Times?

Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Time?   The debate rages on: who is the best footballer the world has ever seen? The main candidates are some names too, Pele, Maradona, Zidane, Alfredo Di Stefano and Johan Cruyff being the ‘legends’ and the more modern-day players such as Messi and Ronaldo.   I am personally convinced that although …

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Russia's World Cup status

How Ready Is Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

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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How to pick a perfect Premier League Fantasy Football Team

With pre-season now in full flow, it’s time for football fans to put their managerial caps on and start assembling their fantasy squads for the new season. So to make sure you get a head start on your mates, here are a few tips to finish top of the table come May 15. 1.Pick an attacking formation. One of the …

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Balotelli moving to Stoke

Could Mario Balotelli be on his way to Stoke City?

Stoke City are interested in the Liverpool FC striker Mario Balotelli following the Italian’s falling out with manager Brendan Rodgers. Balotelli has been an unmitigated disaster for Liverpool, scoring only one Premier League goal over the course of last season after his £16m move from Milan. With Roberto Firmino and Danny Ings already signed, and Christian Benteke likely to join …

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