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Philippe Coutinho, Harry Kane, Vardy… Names of the Premier League, week 13

We’re a third of the way through the Premier League campaign and yet the 2015/16 season is still impossible to call. Week 13 provided another week of exhilarating action with plenty of twists and turns, and, as ever, some top-drawer performances. Here are the star names from this week’s action… Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur Harry […]

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Chicharito’s Way: Javier Hernandez breaking records at Bayer Leverkusen after Manchester United departure

by Tom Harrison It’s been a difficult couple of seasons for Javier Hernández. The Mexican international didn’t start a single game at the 2014 World Cup and only started 15 games in 2014/15, during his final year at Manchester United and loan spell at Real Madrid combined. Chicharito’s disappointing time in the Spanish capital did end […]

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Manchester City 1-4 Liverpool: 10 Tweet Match Summary as Klopp’s Reds Run Riot

An early own goal from Eliaquim Mangala set the tone as a sluggish Manchester City slumped to a resounding 4-1 defeat at the hands of Liverpool, missing the opportunity to return to the top of the table and giving the Reds a first league victory at the Etihad since 2008. City welcomed back Sergio Aguero […]


Fantasy Premier League: Ditch these Swansea, West Ham and Liverpool stars for these three…

Drink it in – there won’t be another international break until March. And by then we’ll be getting the ‘Euro 2016 tingles’, so it’s all good. Now is the calm before the storm in Fantasy Football; you need to get a settled squad before December when there’s a gameweek every few days. So here are a […]


The Tigers of Tuscany: How Fiorentina emulated Rodgers’ Liverpool to become one of Europe’s most fascinating teams this season

Every season tends to throw up at least one surprise team in the elite leagues of Europe that develops some quirky, unique tactical approach that we haven’t quite seen before, which allows that team to hit new and wonderful heights. Sometimes that team is an established Champions League side whose new tactical development pushes them to […]

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Football League 2015/16: The Story so far – Hull City, Gillingham, Coventry City and Plymouth lead the way

With the international break taking attention away from the Premier League, let’s dip into the lower leagues and take a look at the story so far around the soon-to-be-rebranded Football League… Football League 2015/16 – Story so far Championship The Frontrunners: Hull City, Brighton & Hove Albion The Chasing Pack: Burnley, Middlesbrough, Derby County, Birmingham City […]

Postcards from Yesteryear: Denmark 2-2 Sweden, Euro 2004 – Revenge of the ‘Blond and Beautiful’

It was a result many Italians foretold in a match that both Sweden and Denmark insisted they wanted to win. It was a result that sent the Azzurri packing, crying foul. It was a result that led to a Scandinavian party in Portugal, with the rest of Europe having a sly chuckle at Italy’s expense. […]

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Jesse Lingard, Wilfried Zaha, Kane… Names of the Premier League, week 12

The Premier League heads into the third international break of the season following a tight weekend of action in which only one game was won by more than a one goal margin. Even with a lack of goals, the world’s most entertaining league delivered once again, as did a number of its star performers. Here […]


Arsenal vs Tottenham: 10 Classic North London Derbies

The north London derby. A simple utterance of the historic fixture is usually enough to get the blood boiling for fans of Arsenal and Tottenham. A mention of the opposing team serves as a reminder of the intense passion surrounding the fixture and their insuppressible hatred for one another – as if they could ever […]