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Supporting Your Team vs Supporting Your Manager: The Moyes Manchester United Divide

There’s a hint of a civil war among Manchester United fans at the moment. The fans are certainly divided into two camps. There are those that find themselves still firmly behind under-fire boss David Moyes and those that would favour a change in management ASAP. It’s an issue that has really come to ahead this [...]

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The squad Roy Hodgson SHOULD bring to Brazil

Goalkeepers   Joe Hart His status as England’s number one is not currently under threat. Being dropped by City in November seems to have served as a wake-up call and he’s certainly become noticeably less error prone since then. Rob Green’s career was effectively destroyed by an error at the 2010 World Cup. He was [...]

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Analysing Liverpool’s Title Credentials

“The Chihauhaus” of this season’s horse-themed title race according to Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool have exceeded everyone’s expectations this season and now find themselves at the end of their five year period in the doldrums, competing at the business end of the Premier League table once again. But are they really title contenders? Rodgers himself doesn’t [...]

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Man City Hot Favourites to Dispatch Sunderland in League Cup Final but Black Cats Will Be Hoping to Emulate Last Season’s FA Upset

The first trophy of the football season will be decided at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon as Man City play Sunderland in the League Cup Final. It’s always a memorable occasion as the two sets of fans descend on Wembley for the big match and although Man City will start the game as overwhelming favourites, [...]

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Is Wayne Rooney’s New Contract With Manchester United A Good Idea?

With the news that Manchester United and Wayne Rooney are set to agree terms on a bumper new five and a half year contract worth a staggering £300,000 per week and the club captaincy from next season, let’s take a look and see if this deal really makes sense. Wayne Rooney is an enigma, or [...]

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Civil War at Newcastle United

Imagine a club with a 50,000+ capacity stadium, one of the most hard-core fan bases in the country, with annual revenues putting them consistently among the world’s top 25 clubs. Clubs like Roma, Napoli and Atletico Madrid fall into this bracket, and joining them should be Newcastle United. Of the three aforementioned continental clubs, two [...]

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Time Running Out For Manchester United Manager

There comes a point when admirable loyalty to a cause becomes blind naivety. Those United fans still standing by David Moyes in the belief that he will be a success at Old Trafford anytime soon are now finding themselves firmly in the latter category. Every week more and more adopt the viewpoint I’ve had since [...]

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How the game was won – Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City

Tottenham Hotspur 1-5 Manchester City It would be unfair to criticise Tottenham Hotspur for not playing a conservative system at home however when you look at the talent in Manchester City’s forward line you really feel the game was lost by Tim Sherwood’s system choice prior to kick-off at White Hart Lane this evening. Tottenham [...]

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Hopes That Manchester United Mau Rescue Season At Stamford Bridge Don’t Bode Well As Mourinho Has Never Lost Against David Moyes!

Two titans of English football clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday in a pivotal Premier League match. Chelsea will be gunning for their sixth straight win in order in order to pile the pressure on Arsenal and Man City at the top of the table, while United will be looking to upset the odds and [...]

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Chelsea’s January Window

So it has come to that point in the season again that every fan absolutely hates loves: the hallowed January transfer window. Not since the days of Chelsea’s fateful Fernando Torres signing has anything of note happened in January. Nevertheless, Sky Sport’s incessant ramping up of the final day has almost become a day of [...]

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LIVE STREAM: FA Cup 4th Round Draw

The FA Cup 4th Round draw is being streamed live here.

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Was Tottenham Hotspur’s AVB sacking more to do with the man than the manager?

“…there is an idea of a [Andre Villas-Boas], some kind of abstraction, but there is no real me, only an entity, something illusory, and though I can hide my cold gaze and you can shake my hand and feel flesh gripping yours and maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable: I simply [...]

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Is it time to consider Everton genuine top four contenders?

Everton for the latter half of the David Moyes era were the perennial ‘Will they, won’t they?’ team in the Premier League with regards to qualification for the UEFA Champions League. Many times Everton were discounted by people courtesy of their regular poor starts to campaigns only for performances to pick up to a consistent [...]

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Diving is Back in the News, and Something Needs to Be Done

Professional football has been in the news once more this past week, as Chelsea succumbed to a poor judgment call as a result of a dive last weekend. This isn’t the first time diving has been in the news, professional football has been plagued by diving for years. With the spotlight on professional diving once [...]

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United Duo Start for England Against Poland, as England Secure Their Place in Brazil

England have found their way into the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after beating Poland 2 – 0. Thanks to Hodgson’s excellent focus, paying attention to what’s happening today, rather than what happened in the past. Changing things up a little, Hodgson decided to start the United duo of Michael Carrick and Chris Smalling. It’s [...]

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Is Naturalisation a dirty word in the muddy waters of International selection?

“If you’ve lived in England for five years, for me, it doesn’t make you English. You shouldn’t play. It doesn’t mean you can play for that country. If I went to Spain and lived there for five years, I’m not going to play for Spain. For me an English player should play for England really.” [...]

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VIDEO: Manchester United striker supports children charity

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VIDEO: Arsenal midfielder on biggest England games of his career

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