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Mooy Magic Downs Sorry Magpies

  A fantastic strike from Australian international Aaron Mooy proved to be the difference in a clash of two Premier League newcomers at The John Smith’s Stadium, as Huddersfield Town continued the fairytale start to their first Top-Flight season in 45 years. The hosts, who had shocked Frank De Boer’s Crystal Palace 0-3 at Selhurst […]

Super City Down Premier League Newcomers

An inspired Manchester City side struck twice in the second-half to condemn Chris Hughton’s Brighton to defeat in their first-ever Premier League clash at The Amex Stadium yesterday-evening. Pep Guardiola’s men, who had entertained the likes of Tottenham, Real Madrid and Manchester United in pre-season, fielded an excitingly strong line-up that included the rarity of […]

Living on the Dreams of Legends: Are foreign players in the Premier League stopping England win the World Cup?

The short answer to this question is: we don’t know. In the 2016-2017 season, 69.2% of players in the Premier League were foreigners. FA chairman, Greg Dyke, wants to decrease this figure to 60% by ensuring clubs give increased first team action to English players. Steven Gerrard believes fewer foreign players in the league would […]

Living on the Dreams of Legends: Premier League Teams Must Be Courageous and Give Homegrown Players First Team Opportunities

Premier League teams consistently show a lack of courage when it comes to playing young, homegrown players. The best sides in the league have invested millions in developing academy facilities to ensure they are equipped to support player growth to the highest standards. However, Premier League teams do everything right in finding and training young […]

Living on the Dreams of Legends: The Money Pit

Money has changed football forever. It swells from the pockets of everyone involved. Revenue of behemoth levels is generated from television broadcast deals, ticket and merchandise sales, and commercial sponsorship. Agents command huge fees for their part in transfers and have deeply vested personal interest in the outcome of negotiations. The players themselves earn huge […]

Controversy in football: Do we love it?

Anything can happen in football. Surprising events and results now happen so frequently we should expect the unexpected. Very rarely does a weekend of matches, or a tournament, pass without an incident requiring further dissection, analysis and discussion. Goal line decisions have been taken care of at the top level in recent months with the […]

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