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

4 players Who Could Leave Liverpool This Summer

Liverpool have only qualified once for the Champions League in the past seven years. Hardly an impressive record, on the last day of the season, the Merseyside club confirmed their place in the qualifying round of Europe’s headline competition. A factor that Jürgen Klopp hopes will attract some big names to Anfield, such as Naby Keita and Virgil van Dijk. …

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The 2017 Champion’s League Final – Record Breaking, History Making

Nineteen years ago Real Madrid and Juventus met in the 1998 Champion’s League final. This Saturday these two giants of world football will battle it out again to be crowned kings of Europe and pick up the prestigious Champion’s League trophy in one of the greatest and biggest sporting events in the world. The final is always a special occasion …

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Players to buy players to sell. The latest transfer talks and rumours.

Bournemouth Football Club have been making moves in the transfer market from the word go. They have recently signed Asmir Begovic from Chelsea for an undisclosed fee believed to be around the amount of £10m. This is a big signing for Bournemouth as Begovic has said he is in his best form yet. Rumours of Jermaine Defoe wanting to leave …

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Top players that Arsenal need to sell

By: Christopher Tangarife   Arsenal has not missed out on Champions League football for the last   years and now that they are officially in the Europa League.  Champions League is the cream of the crop where the most elite of Europe’s Leagues go to battle it out and win the trophy for the best in Europe. Missing out on the …

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Great Goalies up for Grabs?

Building a successful football team starts at the back. A reliable, super shot stopping composed goalkeeper is what every side needs if they are going to challenge for trophies or make significant progress in European competitions. Goals might win you games, but a great goalie can ultimately save you points in matches with a last gasp save or a calming …

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Did John Terry have the send off he deserved?

The last game of the English Premier League season took place this Sunday with lots of celebrations for some teams and lots of disappointments for other. For John Terry, it was an emotional one. After 22 outstanding years at his beloved team Chelsea Football Club, he is leaving. There is lots of talks about how Terry left the pitch at …

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The Unlucky Promotion Hunters

With the season coming to an end, there is only few things left to play for in English football. Alongside the FA Cup final on Saturday, the two following days are the remaining play-off finals after Millwall won the first promotion through the play-off route from League One. Everyone hears about the success stories and the winners are usually the …

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Jubilee FA Cup Glory

The rivalry was as evident as ever in the ‘70’s but their football status was very different. Liverpool were immense, the team to beat at the time and winning every trophy in the game, while Manchester United had struggled since Matt Busby had left the club. Relegation and failed managers, it was a fry cry from the glory days of …

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The intimidating Lions return

Millwall. Just the team name brings the intimidation factor. Even though that is the case, the London club is one of the first names other fans will be looking for on next seasons Championship fixtures after they won their play-off final against Bradford 1-0 on Saturday. From personal experience, the away day to Millwall is fascinating, getting up early doors …

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Arsenal Fans Campaign Against Shirt Sponsor Emirates

Emirates campaign by Arsenal fans

Many football fans probably don’t look in too much detail at the brand name that appears on the front of their football shirt. For fans they’re more interested to know how much money the club is receiving in form of shirt sponsorship, with the hope that the hundreds of millions of pounds (if you’re lucky enough to support a top …

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