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

Chelsea Football Club win yet another title. Can they make it a double this season?

Chelsea secured the Premier League title for the 5th time on May 12th, beating West Brom away with a 1-0 win. They could only secure the title with a win. They won the league with two games left to play making it mathematically impossible for London rivals Tottenham Hostpur, who were in 2nd place to catch up. Michy Batshuayi who …

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Next years Championship: What to expect….

With many issues settled in this seasons English leagues, the Championship table for 2017/18 is starting to take shape. We know the teams that will be coming down from the Premier League and two out of three coming up from the division below. Now we know this, what type of league will be instore for the clubs and just how …

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Hat-trick Heroes

Hitting the back of the net three times in one game and taking home the match ball – scoring a hat-trick is a special moment for any player. Recently Cristiano Ronaldo drew level with Lionel Messi with his seventh Champion’s league hat-trick. A remarkable achievement, both players thrive on walking off the pitch with the match ball and their records …

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Are things looking up for Portsmouth Football Club?

After several years in the Sky Bet League Two, Portsmouth have finished the season as champions and been promoted to the Sky Bet League One. This is the first trophy Portsmouth have won since winning the FA cup in 2008 under Harry Redknapp. After being put in administration twice, Portsmouth fans now have the hope that they are back on …

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The race to the Premier League: Chances missed?

After a weekend of Championship Play-off action, we are one step closer to finding out who will compete at Wembley in the most expensive game in football, or are we? The answer to that is not really. Both games ending in draws in similar matches where both away teams, third and fourth in the league will be a lot happier. …

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The Women’s FA Cup Final – Great time’s Ahead

First played in 1971, Southampton won the first three FA Cups but 26 years on, Arsenal are the record holders with 14 wins, the women’s FA Cup Final is more popular than ever. Over 35,000 fans bought a record amount of tickets for the Wembley match, Birmingham City Ladies versus Manchester City Women is just the start of what could …

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FootyBlog reviews: Marching On Together

Its July 2014, a slumped pale Paul Collins otherwise known as Johnny has just been released from Wakefield Prison and is greeted by his brother and friends. The first thing he asks, after complaining about leg room? The state of his beloved Leeds United. Things had changed since he had been in prison, new ownership had really shaken up the …

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Sign for Free or World Record Fee?

With the Premier League football season nearing the end, clubs and fans will turn their attention to summer transfer targets and stellar signings. It is always a fascinating time full of twists and turns, the big-money clubs vying for multimillion pound signings while promoted teams look for a bargain buy. With the summer transfer window opening in less than 60 …

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Championship: Race to the Premier League begins

46 games finished and the regular Championship season is over for most sides in the division, apart from the four teams hoping to secure promotion to the Premier League through the play offs. Three games stand in the way of the winner of the four sides competing and winning the final at Wembley on May 29th is considered one of …

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Relegation not the only worry for Blackburn Rovers

 22 years after the winning the Premier League title, Blackburn Rovers have been relegated to League One alongside Rotherham and Wigan. Rovers began the final day in the relegation zone level on points with Nottingham Forest and needed to better Forest’s result to escape the drop due to an inferior goal difference. Despite winning 3-1 away at Brentford, Rovers couldn’t …

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