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Matt is the owner and chief-editor of the Footy Blog, one of the UK's leading football news blogs.

Should Arsenal sell Olivier Giroud?

Olivier Giroud has been a divisive figure at the Emirates pretty much ever since he made his league debut for Arsenal. In that game, he had a great chance to score the winner for Arsenal but ended up missing a sitter. Some people complimented his smart movement to get into that position in the first place, whereas others questioned if …

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Oh Teddy Teddy… 20 years since Sheringham’s Surprise Signing

He wanted to win trophies, honest and to the point. After 14 years of playing professional football and without a major honour to his name, Teddy Sheringham would go onto prove good things really do come to those who wait. It is 20 years since Edward Paul Sheringham signed for Manchester United in one of the surprise signings of the …

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Sergio Aguero to stay at Manchester City

After speculations of Aguero’s future, he has said he plans to play out the remaining time left on his contract with Manchester City. He had lost his starting role last season to young 19-year-old Gabriel Jesus on numerous times. Jesus has had a great start in his Premier League campaign which is why there’s been speculation on Aguero’s future. Pep …

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If Ronaldo leaves, Who replaces him?

At the back end of last week, the football world was shaken by the announcement that the four time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly wants to leave Real Madrid. This supposedly came about because of the way Ronaldo feels he’s been treated amidst the tax fraud allegations he’s facing. The Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez did come out to …

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European Under-21 Championship – Legends Made, Stars of the Future

The UEFA European Under-21 Championship is underway. It not only gives everyone missing the domestic football season a chance to enjoy a summer tournament, but it is also a chance to see young talent coming through the ranks and perceive the stars of tomorrow. A competition held every two years, the Under-21 European Championship is seen as a launch-pad for …

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What’s Next for Joe Hart?

A player that i’m sure will be talked about a lot over the summer is the current England number one Joe Hart. A few seasons ago Hart was considered one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League. He won the League twice with Manchester City and won the League’s Golden Glove Award four times. These statistics are great, but …

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Top 5 YouTube Football Channels

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Top 5 football YouTube channels The football season is over and boredom is starting to sleep in. You are counting down the minutes until the league season kicks off again but how can a football fan fill the time? YouTube is a hotbed for football content and there really is something for everyone. 1. Copa90 If you like football you’ll …

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Chelsea possibly without Diego Costa next season; What does this mean for Chelsea?

While Diego Costa was away playing for his international team Spain, he mentioned in an interview that Chelsea’s manager Antonio Conte had sent him a message.  This message apparently said that he was no longer needed at Chelsea and he was not in the first-team plans for next season. Nothing has been said from Chelsea’s side and it is highly …

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3 players that could save Liverpool’s centre back blushes

  After the dust has settled on a turbulent week for Liverpool Football Club, the reality of the situation must hit home. Jurgen Klopp’s number one defensive target, Virgil van Dijk looks to have slipped away. What do the club do next? Who do they turn to? Who will solve Liverpool’s defensive issues? Reports in Italy suggest that Klopp may …

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Premier League season fixtures 2017/18 have been released

Exciting times ahead as the Premier League releases its fixtures and gets ready for another season. Chelsea will start off their title defence against Burnley at home on August 12th. The Premier League welcomes three clubs. Newcastle United, Huddersfield Town and Brighton & Hove Albion. So, what are your Premier League clubs first six fixtures?   Arsenal Leicester City (H) …

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