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The 5 worst Premier League transfers

We pick 5 of the worst Premier League transfers!   1. Jo CSKA Moscow to Manchester City, Undisclosed fee.   Cast your mind back to 8 years ago where City didn’t have the likes of David Silva or Sergio Aguero, before they won the league and when Sven Goran Eriksson was their manager. He signed Jo on the back of …

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Roy Hodgson Defends Rooney’s Place at Euro 2016

Roy Hodgson insists Wayne Rooney’s position as captain is unaffected and is still a big part of his Euro 2016 plans in spite of the friendly 3-2 victory on Saturday against titleholder Germany without the striker. The Manchester United and England captain was sidelined as a result of his knee injury in mid-February, leaving the younger generation to flourish in …

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Why Boring Transfer Windows Are Good For England

Well that wasn’t very exciting was it? Another January window has passed us by without a real marquee signing coming into the Premier League. No new signings for Manchesters United or City while Chelsea and Arsenal had one player of any note each for fans to get excited about. It seems as if the Premier League is losing its appeal …

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Why England may never win a major tournament

Much like Liverpool fans, every world cup and euro’s the media hypes up our chances with the famous words “this could be our year”. Sadly we never seem to deliver and reality finally kicks in about where we sit on the world stage in comparison to our competition. However, since our ‘Golden generation’ flopped spectacularly in South Africa, the expectation …

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England vs France: When Football Came Second

I was lucky enough to get tickets with my brother for England’s friendly match against France this week and it was a very interesting and emotional game to attend. Following the horrific events of the 13th November there was increased security and a chance to pay respects to those who lost their lives and their families. On the approach to …

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England France, a match against terrorism

Four days after the Paris attacks, Didier Deschamps squad travels to London to face local team England on Wembley ground in preparations for the Euro 2016 in France. The French squad will play the match with a mixture of feelings. “les bleus” will be emotionally sad about the 130 people who died in Paris on Friday, at the same time …

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Could this boring England team win a tournament?

England aren’t going to win anything for a while. I’m sorry to break it to you like this, feel free to sit down, I’ll get Frieda to make you a nice mug of camomile. Our good players come through in spite of the system, not because of it; We all know this. In lieu of this, I have designed an …

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England’s Race for Euro 2016 Places

With England rounding off their 100% qualifying campaign this evening, the competition for a space in Roy Hodgson’s 23 man squad for the European Championships officially begins. I’m going to have a look at who can be fairly confident at this stage and who has some work and fighting to do. I’m also going to try to predict the full …

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England's women have made history with their progress at the World Cup. Photo: James Boyes (via Flickr).

What The England Men’s Team Can Learn From The Women’s Performances

In another otherwise bleak summer for English football, in which both the under 21s team and also the young team that took part in the Toulon Tournament underperformed, Saturday night provided a rare proud moment for the game in this country. The women’s team reached the semi-final of the World Cup for the first time ever and it also ended …

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From 2016 onwards, the Euros won't be as fiercely competitive as before. Photo: Nazionale Calcio (via Flickr).

Why The European Championship Could Soon Lose Its Lustre

So the European Qualifying campaign is now underway and England got off to a perfect start by winning away against the biggest perceived threat in their group. It should go down as a hugely significant result and one which makes England’s prospects of reaching the finals in France better than their opponents Switzerland. However, due to the new qualifying format …

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