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They may not be visiting grounds like Old Trafford but Norwich fans have got more to cheer this season. Photo: Blue Square Thing (via Flickr).

How Norwich Have Turned Their Fortunes Around

A few months ago, I wrote about the appointment of Neil Adams as Norwich City manager and how the former winger, radio pundit and youth team coach would be a success in the Carrow Road hot seat. When Adams was named as Chris Hughton’s replacement, he had just five games to save Norwich from the drop and four of these …

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Blind fan offers linesman his stick

Fan offers Linesman his blind-stick

Here’s football at it’s very finest – a partially sighted Fulham supporter offers his stick to the Linesman after a serious of dodgy decisions, with the lino taking all in good jest and getting on with his game!

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Norwich City's Premier League future hangs in the balance but they have more grounds for optimism than their rivals. Photo: Blue Square Thing (via Flickr).

Why Stability Will Be The Key To Survival

Time is running out and tensions are running high at the bottom of the Premier League – and that’s not just in the home dressing room at The Hawthorns. Whatever may or may not have happened after West Brom conceded a late equaliser to Cardiff at the weekend, it just further highlights that not many of the clubs involved in …

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To sack or not to sack?

A question that many football club owners and chief executive’s find themselves thinking about when things start to go wrong.  This sacking culture in football continues to grow, with no fewer than seven of the 20 Premier League teams changing manager already this season, in the case of Fulham, twice. There are other frightening stats too. Only 26 of the …

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Kolo Toure scores a wonderful own goal

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure was left red faced when he scored a bizarre own goal against Fulham on Wednesday night. With the score at 0-0, the defender sliced a Kieran Richardson cross in to his own net, a similar kind of own goal to the own Vincent Kompany scored against Fulham earlier on in the season. Luckily for Toure, his …

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What ever happened to… Luís Boa Morte?

From Arsenal, via the Portuguese national team, to South Africa, this is the story of Luís Boa Morte, currently playing in the 12th tier of English football for for Hampshire Premier League Division One side Four Marks. Boa Morte started his youth career at Sporting Lisbon in Portugal, the country of his birth. His parents were from  São Tomé and Príncipe and moved to Portugal …

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Fulham sack Jol

Fulham have today announced that they have parted company with manager Martin Jol following yesterday’s 3-0 defeat by West Ham. This comes as Fulham find themselves in the bottom three of the Premier League having accumulated just ten points from their first 13 games. Jol, who has had spells as manager at Spurs and Ajax and is well respected within the …

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What ever happened to… Junichi Inamoto?

JUNICHI INAMOTO Factfile Full name: Junichi Inamoto Date of birth: 18 September 1979 (age 34) Place of birth: Yusui, Kagoshima, Japan Height: 1.81 m (5 ft 11 1?2 in) Playing position: Midfielder Playing career summary A part of Arsenal’s 2001/02 Championship winning squad, albeit with no league appearances, Inamoto was a great hope back home as part of Japan’s emerging …

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Fulham appoint Rene Meulensteen to work alongside Jol

Fulham have this afternoon announced the appointment of Rene Meulensteen as head coach, a role in which he will work alongside Martin Jol. The Cottagers have struggled this season and took a 4-0 hammering from Liverpool last weekend. They find themselves in the bottom three and have only won three games and were also knocked out of the Capital One …

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Premier League week 11: What have we learnt?

With game week 11 now been and gone, what did we learn about the Premier League over the last few days? 1) United back on track? Manchester United, in particular David Moyes, have come under heavy criticism this season following a sluggish start which saw Moyes’ men beaten at home by West Brom, draw to Stoke and be beaten away …

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