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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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Homegrown Worries: Manchester City at the risk of overspending to sign homegrown players

Manchester City are in desperate need to add more homegrown players, in order to meet the demand of football association (FA). After the departure of Frank Lampard who was signed last summer from New York City FC on season long loan, James Milner, Micah Richards, Scott Sinclair, Dedrck Boyata, as things stand Manchester City are short of five homegrown players …

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west ham boss bilic

West Ham appoint Slaven Bilic as new Manager

Good news for all Hammers fans today with the announcement that Croatian Slaven Bilic will take over as boss at West Ham following Sam Allardyce’s departure at the end of last season. The news was announced minutes ago on the West Ham website and means that Bilic’s few weeks of unemployment since leaving Besiktas at the end of last season …

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Euro 2016 tournament

Who are the Favourites to win Euro 2016

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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Jamie Vardy’s Party Continues

This time five years ago, Jamie Vardy had just moved from Stocksbridge Park Steels to Halifax Town. Step forward to today and he now finds himself in the England squad. Now, of course, were Daniel Sturridge not injured and the likes of Harry Kane, Saido Berahino and Danny Ings not on their way to the under 21’s European Championships this …

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5 players Liverpool should look at signing this summer

This season has been a difficult one for Liverpool, however it would only take a few more players in certain areas to get them Champions League football that they want, rather than the total overhaul that a few fans are talking about, and I will look at some potential signings that would allow Liverpool to break back into the top …

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The rapid rise of the MLS

There are three major sports in the United States. Football, Hockey and Baseball. And then there’s soccer. When Ellis Island took football, as we know it in the UK, across the pond to the U.S. the sport was laughed at by many native Americans. Yet in the modern era where European football is at its highest standard, American soccer players …

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What next for Arsenal?

So, it really did happen. Arsenal’s supposed dream Champions League last 16 draw turned into a nightmare with a horror show against Monaco to leave their European hopes all but over for another year. But where do the Gunners go from here? With five teams realistically in with a chance of nicking the final two Champions League spots in the …

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Berahino Looking For Bigger Club

This week, England’s U21 international Saido Berahino claimed that he was looking to “go onto bigger things” in relation to his short Premier League career at West Brom. The Baggies forward has continued his impressive form from last season and has netted 14 goals in all competitions this season for Tony Pulis’s West Brom team. Now, he appears to be …

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The kids who lost their wonder

  Harry Kane is on fire right now. With 18 goals so far this season, a record which includes seven goals in the last seven Premier League games, the imposing Tottenham striker has taken a monumental leap in a short period of time, transitioning from a player on the fringes to one of the country’s deadliest forwards. For sheer hard …

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The ‘HurriKane’

This season, a young English striker has risen to prominence in the Premier League, and I’m not talking about Saido Berahino, Charlie Austin or Danny Ings, no, I’m talking about Harry Kane, who along with Christian Eriksen, is dragging Tottenham along and keeping their possibility of Champions League football alive. As a Tottenham fan, it has been a good few …

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