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Leicester City: From Fairy Tale to Myth?

  Once upon a time in the East Midlands, Kasper Schmeichel declared, “It is quite an emotional moment. We were down and out at one point but never stopped believing, never gave up – worked hard every day.” But the fairy tale feat the Leicester City gatekeeper was alluding to wasn’t a title triumph or an accomplishment of similar celebratory …

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Louis Van Gaal Won Eredivisie After Finishing Outside Top Four

Louis Van Gaal Won Eredivisie Following Previous Finish Outside of Top Four

It’s good news for Manchester United fans as the last time a Louis Van Gaal side finished outside of the top four they went on to win the league the next season. Regardless of Saturdays FA Cup final result, it is rumoured that the Dutchman will be on his way out of Old Trafford following a fifth-place finish in the …

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Manchester United V Bournemouth Abandoned

Manchester United V Bournemouth Abandoned: Controlled Explosion Carried Out

Ahead of Manchester United’s match against Bournemouth, a controlled explosion has been carried out at Old Trafford after a suspect package was found. Two stands – The Stretford End and Sir Alex Ferguson Stand Were evacuated while sniffer dogs were brought in just before the final game of the season. At 14:40 BST the players who were warming up left …

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Olympiakos vs Arsenal, Champions League 2015-16

Team News, Lineups & Stats Olympiakos vs Arsenal UEFA Champions League, Group F Date: Wednesday, 9th December, 2015 Time: 19:45 BST Venue: Karaiskakis Stadium, Athens Arsenal’s Champions League hopes hang in the balance, with the English side taking on Olympiakos in Greece on Wednesday night knowing that they need a two-goal win to progress to the knockout stages. A number …

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Champions League Competition from HungryHouse

Greetings football fans! Another long, ludicrous and wildly entertaining season of footy has come to an end … but not quite. Fancy getting your hands on a summer of free takeaway? Then give us your 1st goal prediction for the big game this Saturday to be in with a chance of winning! The European Cup final kicks off between Barcelona …

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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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Rodgers' side have started the season slowly. Picture source: The Metro

Rodgers Needs Time after Stuttering Start

Liverpool’s slow start to the season continued last night as they slumped to a 1-0 defeat to Swiss side Basel in the Champions League group stages. In a game where The Reds once again failed to live up to expectations set be the sensational performances of last season, they once again conceded a sloppy goal, calling their defense into question …

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Why a top four finish is a realistic aim for Liverpool this season

After the disappointment of narrowly missing out on the Premier League title in 2013/14 and the departure of star striker Luis Suarez this summer to Barcelona via his teeth, many critics have written off Liverpool’s chances of repeating their impressive feats of last season and mounting another challenge for the league championship. Liverpool’s 2013/14 campaign represented a high point for …

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Real Madrid Claim European Crown Over Rivals Atletico (VIDEO)

In what was an absolutely pulsating final from start to finish, Real Madrid claimed “La Decima”, their 10th European Cup crown, against cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid, winning 4-1 after 120 hard-fought minutes at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal. Madrid needed 4 goals after 90 minutes to amass that score line though, having gone down early in the 36th …

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Man City and PSG will still be able to compete for this trophy next season. Photo: Dannymx (via Flickr)

Why UEFA Needed To Take More Serious Action On Man City And PSG

With transfer budgets the size of those belonging to both Manchester City and Paris St-Germain, it is perhaps no surprise that they have broken UEFA’S financial fair play rules as the two clubs have been continually spending over the last two or three years in a bid to become stronger forces in Europe. As a result, the two clubs have …

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