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Sam Allardyce named England manager

The FA have today appointed Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce as the new England manager. The 61-year-old succeeds Roy Hodgson who quit after England’s Euro 2016 elimination at the hands of Iceland. “It is no secret that this is the role I have always wanted. For me, it is absolutely the best job in English football,” he said. The former Bolton, …

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MATA BETTER THAN POGBA

If a weeks a long time in politics, it’s even longer football. With Madrid, United and the European championships at the feet of 23 year old French midfielder Paul Pogba, he was above reproach. But Footballs a fickle game, and after a no show in the defeat to Portugal in UEFAs showpiece, what was once a bargain at 100m, deserves a …

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Next England Boss? Sam Allardyce in Quotes

Can Sam Allardyce lead England to international glory? Let’s take a look at some of his finest quotes to gauge whether or not he is the right man for the job. “There are scientists who will tell you that spirit – because it can’t be measured – doesn’t exist. Bollocks. It does exist.” If Euro 2016 taught us anything, it’s …

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5 Contenders for the England Job

This article looks at 5 managers who the F.A. should focus their attention on if they want England to be rebuilt as a fully functional and effective team. Roy Hodgson gave multiple promising players their debuts, so there is a lot of potential for the next manager to use, but it is obvious that a manager who is disciplined and …

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Jamie Vardy spotted fighting with French children

A shocking video has revealed the England and Leicester striker appearing to drop kick a child, reported to be seven years old. According to witnesses on the scene, the fight broke out after Vardy found out that France were members of the European Union. The striker reportedly attempted to burn a hanging flag of the EU, but couldn’t due to …

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Importance of Substitutions at Euro 2016

Substitutions are an important part of football in general because they represent a change in tactics and personnel in order to adapt to how the match is developing, but Euro 2016 has seen them become a major part of a lot of the matches. So far twelve goals have been scored after the 87th minute in the Euros with Czech Republic …

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Minimum Points Needed to Get Out of the Group Stages at Euro 2016

With England suffering a heartbreaking last minute equaliser at the hands of Russia, I wondered about the possible scenarios that could happen to England in the following matches against Wales and Slovakia. One of these scenarios was England finishing third which usually leads to a team getting knocked out, but this tournament has a unique structure due to there being …

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21 under 21 at Euro 2016

Olexandr Zinchenko – Ukraine (19) Zinchenko is a product of the Shaktar Donetsk Youth Sportive School system, but was let go by Shaktar in 2014 to join FC Ufa of the Russian Premier League. He made his international debut against Spain in a Euro 2016 qualifier and scored his first goal against Ukraine breaking a record previously held by Andriy …

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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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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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