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The intimidating Lions return

Millwall. Just the team name brings the intimidation factor. Even though that is the case, the London club is one of the first names other fans will be looking for on next seasons Championship fixtures after they won their play-off final against Bradford 1-0 on Saturday. From personal experience, the away day to Millwall is fascinating, getting up early doors …

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Emirates campaign by Arsenal fans

Arsenal Fans Campaign Against Shirt Sponsor Emirates

Many football fans probably don’t look in too much detail at the brand name that appears on the front of their football shirt. For fans they’re more interested to know how much money the club is receiving in form of shirt sponsorship, with the hope that the hundreds of millions of pounds (if you’re lucky enough to support a top …

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Next years Championship: What to expect….

With many issues settled in this seasons English leagues, the Championship table for 2017/18 is starting to take shape. We know the teams that will be coming down from the Premier League and two out of three coming up from the division below. Now we know this, what type of league will be instore for the clubs and just how …

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Hat-trick Heroes

Hitting the back of the net three times in one game and taking home the match ball – scoring a hat-trick is a special moment for any player. Recently Cristiano Ronaldo drew level with Lionel Messi with his seventh Champion’s league hat-trick. A remarkable achievement, both players thrive on walking off the pitch with the match ball and their records …

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Are things looking up for Portsmouth Football Club?

After several years in the Sky Bet League Two, Portsmouth have finished the season as champions and been promoted to the Sky Bet League One. This is the first trophy Portsmouth have won since winning the FA cup in 2008 under Harry Redknapp. After being put in administration twice, Portsmouth fans now have the hope that they are back on …

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The race to the Premier League: Chances missed?

After a weekend of Championship Play-off action, we are one step closer to finding out who will compete at Wembley in the most expensive game in football, or are we? The answer to that is not really. Both games ending in draws in similar matches where both away teams, third and fourth in the league will be a lot happier. …

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The Women’s FA Cup Final – Great time’s Ahead

First played in 1971, Southampton won the first three FA Cups but 26 years on, Arsenal are the record holders with 14 wins, the women’s FA Cup Final is more popular than ever. Over 35,000 fans bought a record amount of tickets for the Wembley match, Birmingham City Ladies versus Manchester City Women is just the start of what could …

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FootyBlog reviews: Marching On Together

Its July 2014, a slumped pale Paul Collins otherwise known as Johnny has just been released from Wakefield Prison and is greeted by his brother and friends. The first thing he asks, after complaining about leg room? The state of his beloved Leeds United. Things had changed since he had been in prison, new ownership had really shaken up the …

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Sign for Free or World Record Fee?

With the Premier League football season nearing the end, clubs and fans will turn their attention to summer transfer targets and stellar signings. It is always a fascinating time full of twists and turns, the big-money clubs vying for multimillion pound signings while promoted teams look for a bargain buy. With the summer transfer window opening in less than 60 …

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Championship: Race to the Premier League begins

46 games finished and the regular Championship season is over for most sides in the division, apart from the four teams hoping to secure promotion to the Premier League through the play offs. Three games stand in the way of the winner of the four sides competing and winning the final at Wembley on May 29th is considered one of …

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Relegation not the only worry for Blackburn Rovers

 22 years after the winning the Premier League title, Blackburn Rovers have been relegated to League One alongside Rotherham and Wigan. Rovers began the final day in the relegation zone level on points with Nottingham Forest and needed to better Forest’s result to escape the drop due to an inferior goal difference. Despite winning 3-1 away at Brentford, Rovers couldn’t …

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Paddy the Great

‘If Pat Crerand plays well, then Manchester United play well’ were the words used to describe what a superb player Paddy Crerand was for The Red Devils. Compliments do not come much better than this, but having said that, footballers do not come much better than Patrick Timothy Crerand who was one of the greatest players to grace the Old …

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Sunderland’s nightmare continues

Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at home to Bournemouth confirmed that Sunderland will be playing in the Championship next season. After 10 seasons in the Premier League with little to no success under numerous managers, Josh King’s 89th minute winner proved costly and sent Sunderland into the second tier. This result led to manager David Moyes revealing he would take his time …

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Can’s overhead kick not the best?

It is coming to that stage of the Premier League season where we all start to remember some of the goals that have been scored across the past nine months. Whether it’s a goal scored by your team that sent everyone into wild celebrations or a strike from an opposing player you just had to sit and admire as they …

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