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Carlos Tevez Refuses To Play – Video

Carlos Tevez pretty much sealed his fate last night when refusing to come on as a substitute in the Man City game against Bayern Munich. City were losing 2-0 but when asked by Mancini to come on as a sub he sat and refused. He has recently issued a statement denying that he refused to play but claiming there was …

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Wenger targets another 14 years at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has responded to his critics by stating his intentions to remain at Arsenal for the long-term following his side’s 3-1 Carling Cup victory over Shrewsbury Town last night. The Gunners – who are currently 17th in the Premier League after a shocking start to the season – went 1-0 down to their League Two opponents before goals from …

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The Most Over-Rated Premier League Players

I don’t know about anyone else, but it kinda frustrates me when I watch football matches in the Premier League and I hear commentators and the like praising a player or stating how important he is… yet in my opinion that said player is actually massively over-rated, and rarely contributes much to a game at all. I realise this post …

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Lindegaard to battle De Gea

Manchester United goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard has stated his intention to challenge David De Gea for the number one spot at the club. The Danish keeper was in fine form for the Red Devils during last night’s 1-1 draw with Benfica and now he has a taste for first-team action, he isn’t prepared to give it up lightly. When asked about …

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Wayne Rooney Compared To Pele

Quite interesting comparisons being made ahead of Man United’s match against Benfica tonight in the Champions League with Benfica coach Jorge Jesus claiming that Wayne Rooney is more Brazilian or Argentinian than English. An interesting point, Rooney perhaps does play with the ability that often comes with Brazilians and Argentinians; he’s not dissimilar from the likes of Carlos Tevez in the …

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The Problem With England

England only just managed to scrape a narrow victory against Wales a few days ago in the Euro Championship Qualifiers, yet player for player England outclassed the Welsh players (well, with the exception of Bale and Ramsay perhaps), so the burning question on everyone’s lips seems to be why are England so inconsistent? So far most fingers have pointed at …

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Neville critical of England

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has spoken out about England’s failures in major tournaments over the last few years. Neville himself was involved in many disappointments for the national team and he has revealed that even Sir Alex Ferguson couldn’t have helped England win major silverware. The Sky Sports pundit said: “Ferguson may have got more out of the …

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Chelsea Sign Raul Meireles From Liverpool

Breaking news coming in at the close of the transfer window with Chelsea confirming the signing of Raul Meireles from Liverpool. Chelsea had a late £40 million bid for Luka Modric rejected by Tottenham Hotspur and seemingly turned their attention to Meireles, who has been unhappy at his role as substitute for Liverpool so far this season. Raul Meireles actually …

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Owen Hargreaves’ Fitness Plea

We’re probably a bit slow on the uptake of this one but its worth reporting again anyway for those of you who may have missed the story originally, but ex Man United midfielder Owen Hargreaves, who is now a free agent having been released from Old Trafford a few weeks back, has resorted to uploading videos to YouTube in a …

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What next for Joey Barton?

Newcastle United’s decision to allow Joey Barton to leave the club on a free transfer has alerted a host of top Premier League clubs. Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham are said to be among the sides lining up talks with the fiery midfielder. Sports betting pundits note how Barton still has a year remaining on his £60,000 per week contract, although …

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Usain Bolt: I’m Good Enough To Play For Man Utd

Apologies for all of those who hate hearing about Manchester United (there’s been quite a lot of posts related to the club recently), but this is a story that caught our attention. World champion athletic sprinter Usain Bolt has stated that when he retires from athletics he would like to become a footballer… and says that he could play for …

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Paul Scholes Announces Retirement

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has announced that he has retired from playing football with immediate effect. It was thought that Scholes may have continued on for one more season but he’s stated that he’s played his last match, and will now be joining the Man United coaching staff. Scholes last game came during the defeat to Barcelona in the …

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Barcelona Crowned European Champions… Again…

Man United put up a brave performance last night against the Spanish champions Barcelona and yet this wasn’t enough as they ended up being comprehensively beaten 3-1 with goals from Pedro, Messi and Villa. Rooney had equalised in the first half to cancel out Pedro’s initial goal but in the second half of the game there was only ever one …

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David De Gea Video

With Edwin Van Der Sar retiring after Saturdays Champions League final when Man Utd face Barcelona at Wembley (what a way to bow out of the game!), United will need to replace the reliable Dutch stopper and it seems to be that they have found a near identical, if what comparatively unexperienced keeper in David De Gea. De Gea is …

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