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Author : Chris Darwen

Why Liverpool Could Do Something Special in Champions League

There is no special emphasis on ‘No. 6’ found in the lexicon of Liverpool FC fans. Certainly not in the same manner as la decima, Real Madrid’s quest for 10th Champions League, a feat that was finally achieved in 2014. In fact, the number ‘19’ might be more significant for Liverpool fans, in reference to […]

Can Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich Punch Above Their Weight Again and Push for the Playoffs?

During the 2014-15 season, Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich almost achieved an automatic promotion from the Championship but were forced to settle for a place in the playoffs. Much of this was down to the 27 league goals of the now-departed striker Daryl Murphy. Times have changed since then, and even more money has filtered down into […]

MLS Team of the Week

This week, Atlanta United, Real Salt Lake, and Toronto FC all landed two players in the Team of the Week. Philadelphia Union, Chicago Fire, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders, and Columbus Crew SC all had one player feature. This week saw several spectacular performances, most notably with Atlanta’s Josef Martinez and Toronto’s Tosaint Ricketts netting […]

Tottenham’s stance was commendable, but they may now have shot themselves in the foot

With Premier League spending reaching offensive highs this summer, the top six are widening the gap between the haves and have nots like never before. With Manchester City forking out more than £200m effectively on their full-backs and a goalkeeper, while their rivals United have forked out nearly £150m already and are still being linked with […]

Confederations Cup betting preview: Germany, Portugal and Chile to battle it out

With the 2018 World Cup starting to come into focus, the Confederations Cup this summer will offer a pre-cursor to football’s biggest tournament. While the competition in Russia will act as a miniature dry run for next year’s main event, it will also offer eight teams the chance to pick up some competitive action and […]

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