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England’s greatest football team: is it really Chelsea?

England’s Greatest Football Team. It’s an easy phrase to say, but which specific team is it referring to? Perhaps for each of us it’s a different team. It likely depends when you grew up, where you live, and what people you know are saying on the subject. Mauricio Pochettino discussed this subject in an interview […]

Are Manchester City on the brink of a memorable treble?

We have reached the business end of another football season and talk turns to who will win the major honours. With Manchester City again in imperious form, fans and pundits alike are starting to ask an inevitable question: are they on the brink of the Treble? What is a Treble? The term ‘Treble’ refers to […]

Sigurdsson raring to go as Everton step up preparation for Premier League re-start

It seems football is on the brink of returning to the Premier League. And although there haven’t been too many positives to take from the suspension forced by the Covid-19 pandemic, one Everton player in particular has managed to turn the time away from playing into a positive. Icelander Gylfi Sigurdsson is one of the […]

“How could we lose that game?” Questions Pep Guardiola as Jose Mourinho & Manchester United’s comeback spoils Manchester City’s party

It appeared for a long while that it was done. Manchester City had sewn it up, or, at least, they thought they had. So had everyone else. Manchester United fans, slumped on their seats, looked aimlessly in the distance. Others were down on the concourse thinking but not talking. Whilst in the home sections of […]

Preview: Crystal Palace dealt another injury blow but Roy Hodgson still believes a positive result will come at Bournemouth

Facing their fourth top six side in five games last weekend against Liverpool, Crystal Palace weren’t able to stop Mo Salah. However, despite the loss the south Londoners made a good account of themselves and that’s something Roy Hodgson hopes his side can take into their final stretch of games this season. he said: “We’re […]

Roy Hodgson believes Crystal Palace can keep Mo Salah and Liverpool quiet despite injury crisis

After a week off thanks to the international break, Crystal Palace begin this weekend’s Premier League as they welcome Liverpool to Selhurst Park for a 12:30 kick off on Saturday. Before the international break began, Palace managed to put an end to a run which saw them lose four consecutive games with a win over […]

Preview: Roy Hodgson talks on Wilfried Zaha’s return, Alexander Sorloth and his experience in relegation battles ahead of Huddersfield Town away

After three successive games against top five opposition, Crystal Palace are up against one of their neighbouring sides Huddersfield who sit just four points above them. In recent weeks injury woes have troubled the Eagles, but along with other players coming back to full fitness, manager Roy Hodgson hopes Wilfried Zaha will continue to impress […]

Leicester City Previews: ‘Nothing but the Huth’ – Will it be Pardew or Puel dancing on the touchline at the final whistle?

West Brom vs Leicester 10/03/18 Kick-off: 3pm Preview: Crikey, talk about Fergie time and then some! I happened to be at Leicester vs Bournemouth last week thanks to a friend of mine and I tell you what, how lucky were we to get a point from that game?! We were dreadful, didn’t look like scoring, […]

Preview: Roy Hodgson talks Wilfried Zaha as Crystal Palace prepare to do battle with Chelsea at the Bridge

This weekend sees Crystal Palace’s run of games against top five opposition come to an end as they prepare to face Chelsea in an effort to climb out of the relegation zone. After admirable performances against Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, Roy Hodgson looks to be going into the clash with confidence despite his side […]

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