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Arsenal v Liverpool – Pre-Match Facts

It’s Monday, the weekend is over, but matchday three in the Premier League is not done yet. An intriguing evening clash between two of England’s bigger teams awaits us under the bright lights of the Emirates Stadium in north London on Monday evening, as Arsenal meet Liverpool. Arsenal have started the season in stuttering form; a shock […]

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Lacklustre Wayne Rooney shows Manchester United desperately need a striker as Newcastle grab a point

First things first, the positives: Manchester United’s 0-0 draw with Newcastle United means the Red Devils have still not conceded a goal this season, three consecutive Premier League clean sheets their best start to a season from a defensive point of view since 2005. Seven points from nine isn’t a bad return, either. Spurs at […]

La Liga transfers: Kovacic to Real Madrid

Mateo Kovacic, Turan, Vietto… 10 La Liga Summer transfers you need to know about

Spain’s La Liga has seen a number of high profile transfers so far this summer. Dylan Hughes picks out 10 of the most notable summer La Liga summer transfers to keep in mind ahead of the new 2015/16 campaign. Stipulations on this occasion are that no loans have been included (e.g. Ciro Immobile). -See here for the […]

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La Liga Season Previews 2015/16: Real Madrid and Barcelona – Will Barca defend their crown?

You’ve waited two and a half long months for it but fear not, La Liga lovers, the Spanish football season is back! To celebrate the start of the La Liga 2015/16 season this weekend we’ve teamed up with the Spanish football blog El Rondo – an excellent site for Spanish football fans – to bring […]

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La Liga Season Previews 2015/16: Atletico Madrid and Valencia – Surprise title contenders?

To celebrate the start of the La Liga 2015/16 season this weekend we’ve teamed up with the Spanish football blog El Rondo – an excellent site for Spanish football fans – to bring you season previews of last season’s top seven in La Liga. First up we previewed last season’s 7th, 6th and 5th best […]

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Adnan Januzaj, Lukaku, Aguero… Names of the Premier League, Week 2

It seems like ages since the 2015/16 Premier League started; Chelsea’s Eva Carneiro was on the title favourite’s bench, Dick Advocaat was the toast of the town in Sunderland and things looked ominous for Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City. But now we’re all a week older, wiser and more desperate to sign a player before the impending […]

Geoffrey Kondogbia and 10 notable Serie A Transfers

Kondogbia, Dybala, Bacca…10 summer Serie A transfers you need to know about

The 2015/16 Serie A season kicks off this weekend and a host of Italian clubs have splashed the cash on some exciting summer signings. Let’s take a look at 10 of the most high-profile Serie A transfers of the summer window to date… 10 summer Serie A transfers you need to know about Carlos Bacca (Milan) €30 million AC […]

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Xherdan Shaqiri to Stoke and how the Premier League became the new NBA… and why it’s dangerous

Jonathan Fadugba reports on how the Premier League’s financial muscle is starting to have damaging consequences abroad… “I do not understand (Xherdan) Shaqiri’s move to Stoke at all. You have been badly advised if you go there. You have to ask yourself where you can reach your sporting goals as a footballer. That should be […]

Manchester City

Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea: Rampant City Give Mourinho The Blues

The first heavyweight clash of the Premier League 2015/16 season took place on Sunday at the Etihad Stadium. Tom Lainchbury reports as Manchester City sent a message to the rest of the league with a comprehensive 3-0 win against the champions… With much of the pre-match build up centred around the off-field controversy surrounding Chelsea […]