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England’s new boys

Roy Hodgson’s squad announcement this morning didn’t throw up too many surprises but there were a few names who have been given the chance to prove themselves to the national boss. As many as six players could make their England debuts when the Three Lions take on Sweden in a friendly next week. Fraser Forster There is arguably no better …

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New kid on the block: 17-year-old German starlet Serge Gnabry could be set for his first Arsenal start

Capital One Cup Round 4 Preview

Tomorrow sees the return of the Capital One Cup with most of the big guns still battling to reach the Wembley final in the new year. Manchester City did surprisingly fall at home to Aston Villa but, for now, all the other top teams remain in the competition. Without doubt the tie of the round sees Man Utd return to …

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Amazing Christian Erisken nutmeg

I’ve not seen too much of Christian Eriksen to form much of an opinion on the player, I’ve heard a lot of good stuff but not seen too many glimpses of the talent he supposedly possesses… but this video goes some way to helping…

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Daniel Agger does a George Best

Daniel Agger tried his own George Best impersonation last night in the UEFA Europa League match against Russian giants Anzhi Makhachkala. Liverpool were leading 1-0 through a Stewart Downing goal before Agger tried to cheekily head the ball from the Anzhi goalkeeper’s hand before he kicked, volleying into the empty net – only for the referee to blow for a …

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Emile Heskey Chant

Looks like Heskey’s doing pretty well down under with Newcastle Jets, with their fans making up their own catchy chant aimed at the English frontman. Check out the video below! Meanwhile, Heskey’s performances have been so good that the sports broadcasters FoxSports have set up their own HeskeyCam – a camera fixed on Emile throughout each of Newcastle Jets’ games! …

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We did it! Arshavin nets late winner as Arsenal register their first ever win over Barcelona

Nine years of memories for Arsenal

One good thing about an unbeaten run coming to an end is that it presents the perfect opportunity to look back at all the happier times, something Arsenal fans will be keen to do after watching back-to-back woeful performances in defeat to Norwich and Schalke. Yesterday’s defeat represented the first home Champions League defeat against non-English opposition for the Gunners …

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Man City Interested in Falcao

Okay, yes, it is a story about yet another player that Man City are rumoured to be looking at signing. And yes, yet another striker too. As if they don’t have enough attacking options at the club – with Balotelli, Tevez, Aguero and Dzeko all trying their best to cement a position in the starting 11, City are looking at …

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The price of supporting a Premier League club

Som interesting research has been carried out recently upon the cost of supporting football clubs, including info like the cost of a season ticket, a matchday ticket, pie, match day programme and so on. Here’s a decent graphic showing the comparison between prices of Premier League games. Makes for quite interesting viewing – Fulham are quite high on the list …

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Down and out: Theo Walcott injured following a collision with the keeper

Should we have to play teams like San Marino?

With it being international week, it is only right that this week’s talking point takes on a more global flavour. On Friday night a bunch of young males took a day off work to take a day trip to London. Among this group was an accountant, teacher and olive oil factory worker, so how did they end up taking on …

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Pictures of Rafael Van Der Vaart and Wife Sylvia

Rafael Van Der Vaart may no longer be gracing our screens here in the UK since his departure from Tottenham Hotspur to German side Hamburger SV but his memory – and perhaps more so that of his girlfriend Sylvia Van Der Vaart still remain strong. Spurs seem to have coped pretty well with his transfer to the Bunderliga club, with …

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Zidane statue headbutting Materazzi

Zidane Headbutting Materazzi Statue Unveiled

Don’t quite know what to make of this, whether its supposed to be funny, ironic, sad, or serious, but Algerian born artist Adel Abdessemed has created a statue of the moment Zinedine Zidane headbutted Marco Materazzi during the 2006 world cup final. Its sad to think that Zidane has been remembered in this way – to me, he has been …

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Oxlade-Chamberlain recreates that Thierry Henry goal

Funny video from the Arsenal/Alex Oxlade Chamberlain website featuring the Ox and Szczesny trying to recreate Theirry Henry’s classic goal against Man United in which he flicked the ball up, turned, and volleyed into the back of the net past a stunned Fabien Barthez. <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/mpNJQcgD_Ko?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>    

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