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Adriano: The Collapse Of The Emperor

Once revered as one of Europe’s top strikers, Adriano’s tremendous fall from grace has since set the tone for his career, and the man once known as ‘L’imperatore’ has now become the quintessential ”what if?” player. Once described by a Brazilian football agent as having ”above all the desire to win, to be a professional”, after his father’s death in late 2004, …

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Swiss Company Offers House Sitting Service for Footballers

A house-sitting business in Switzerland has decided to take it upon itself to try and solve the on-going problem of footballers’ houses getting burgled whilst players are away either on International duty or playing in Europe by offering a footballers house-sitting service. The aptly named “house and pet sitting” company recently declared that it would be offering this service on …

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Why are Transfer Rumours Always so Unreliable

We live in an age where information is so easily broadcast and available, practically anyone can claim to be a reputable source, and when it comes to football and the world of transfer rumours, it really is a mindfield of dodgy stories and agenda-driven propaganda. Fortunately there are some reliable sources of football transfer news, such as www.transferrumours.co.uk. Here you …

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Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Times?

Who is the Greatest Football Player of All Time?   The debate rages on: who is the best footballer the world has ever seen? The main candidates are some names too, Pele, Maradona, Zidane, Alfredo Di Stefano and Johan Cruyff being the ‘legends’ and the more modern-day players such as Messi and Ronaldo.   I am personally convinced that although …

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Russia's World Cup status

How Ready Is Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

Russia’s goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev at Armenia-Russia Euro 2012 Qualifying Match Photo: Pan Photo (via. Flickr). Is Russia Ready to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup? In three short years, Russia will host the next World Cup. FIFA claims that Russia is on track in its preparations, but anybody who paid attention to the Winter Olympics in Sochi might be right …

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How to pick a perfect Premier League Fantasy Football Team

With pre-season now in full flow, it’s time for football fans to put their managerial caps on and start assembling their fantasy squads for the new season. So to make sure you get a head start on your mates, here are a few tips to finish top of the table come May 15. 1.Pick an attacking formation. One of the …

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Balotelli moving to Stoke

Could Mario Balotelli be on his way to Stoke City?

Stoke City are interested in the Liverpool FC striker Mario Balotelli following the Italian’s falling out with manager Brendan Rodgers. Balotelli has been an unmitigated disaster for Liverpool, scoring only one Premier League goal over the course of last season after his £16m move from Milan. With Roberto Firmino and Danny Ings already signed, and Christian Benteke likely to join …

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West Ham appoint Slaven Bilic as new Manager

Good news for all Hammers fans today with the announcement that Croatian Slaven Bilic will take over as boss at West Ham following Sam Allardyce’s departure at the end of last season. The news was announced minutes ago on the West Ham website and means that Bilic’s few weeks of unemployment since leaving Besiktas at the end of last season …

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Who are the Favourites to win Euro 2016

With the Euro 2016 competition in France due to kick off in approximately 370 days (Friday, 10th June 2016) is the official start date, we felt that now the big seasons over (apart from the Champions League final tomorrow!) it would be a good time to take a look at which teams are the favourites to win the Euro 2016 …

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Who are the next crop of English talent?

There is always a lot of pressure put on the next crop of young English talent, with the public having what is probably an unrealistic expectation of World Cup/European Championship glory. However in recent international tournaments the public has started to realise that there is a lot of work to be done for the three lions to challenge the best …

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Jamie Vardy’s Party Continues

This time five years ago, Jamie Vardy had just moved from Stocksbridge Park Steels to Halifax Town. Step forward to today and he now finds himself in the England squad. Now, of course, were Daniel Sturridge not injured and the likes of Harry Kane, Saido Berahino and Danny Ings not on their way to the under 21’s European Championships this …

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Cech Out! Mourinho can’t stop Peter Cech’s move to Arsenal

Jose Mourinho has admitted he is powerless to stop Peter Cech joining Arsenal. Previously, the Chelsea boss had reiterated his desire to keep Peter Cech at Stamford Bridge. With the arrival of Thibaut Courtois from Altlitico Madrid in last summer, Cech has been limited to the bench. In search of first time football he is ready to move on and …

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5 players Liverpool should look at signing this summer

This season has been a difficult one for Liverpool, however it would only take a few more players in certain areas to get them Champions League football that they want, rather than the total overhaul that a few fans are talking about, and I will look at some potential signings that would allow Liverpool to break back into the top …

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