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AFCON 2017: From Sadio Mane to Riyad Mahrez, 10 African stars who will be missed by their Premier League clubs

With just a few weeks left until the Africa Cup of Nations 2017 starts in Gabon, which Premier League managers will be affected by the temporary losses of some of their African stars? And could AFCON change the shape of the league this season? Here are 10 African stars set to miss Premier League game time on international duty… SEE ALSO: […]

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Eden Hazard, Raheem Sterling, Curtis Davies…Names of the Premier League, week 3

The new Premier League season is in full swing now after week three and there’s some familiar names at the top of the table, with both Manchester clubs and Chelsea starting with 100% records. Let’s take a look at the star Names of the Premier League for week three…. Raheem Sterling, Manchester City The tag […]

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Philippe Coutinho, Ibrahimovic, Clucas… Names of the Premier League, week 1

The Premier League is back and boasting a new logo, and already the big managers are making an impact. Pep Guardiola is reading the riot act to his players at Manchester City, Antonio Conte is instilling a never-say-die attitude into his Chelsea players and Jürgen Klopp may be building something special at Liverpool. The opening […]

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Hull City and the Anatomy of a Crisis Club. How did it get to this?

So what on Earth is going on at Hull City, then? Adam Boufkir takes a look at the crisis club who stunned the champions on matchday one… Generally it is no surprise to see the three promoted teams start any Premier League season as favourites for relegation. However, whilst Middlesbrough have flexed their financial muscles […]

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Hatem Ben Arfa: From Newcastle outcast to PSG superstar, how Claude Puel solved the enigma

Hatem Ben Arfa’s career has been a rollercoaster ride in the last 18 months. From being dragged off after 35 minutes in Hull City’s 3-0 defeat at Manchester United in November 2014 to signing for Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain on July 1st 2016, the Frenchman’s transformation has been remarkable. Now he has the chance he […]

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Charlie and the Championship Talent Factory… Are lower league players back en vogue?

Approximately £21 million has been spent on Championship talent by Premier League teams so far this January transfer window – approaching 25% of the 20 teams’ total transfer spend. The likes of Jamie Vardy and Dele Alli have shown there is talent to be found in England’s lower divisions, but who has made the leap this […]

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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 […]

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Hull or Newcastle? The state of play in Europe’s major leagues including who is getting relegated in the Premier League & Bundesliga

There might be nothing left to play for at the top of Europe’s five major leagues, with Bayern Munich, Juventus, Chelsea, PSG and Barcelona all wrapping up top spot already, but there is no shortage of drama to look out for around Europe in the last weeks of the season. The Premier League, Bundesliga, La […]