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Ander Herrera, Vincent Kompany, Xherdan Shaqiri… Names of the Premier League week 33

After a thrilling Premier League weekend it looks as though we might have a title race after all. With the top of the table enlivened and the relegation battle still intriguingly poised, which players helped their teams collect vital points and made it into Names of the Premier League? Ander Herrera (Manchester United) Embed from […]

Jose Mourinho needs to trust Luke Shaw at Manchester United or risk losing him

It’s not been plain sailing for Luke Shaw under Jose Mourinho. But if United’s manager doesn’t want to risk losing the England international it’s time to start trusting him… Manchester United have always had great full-backs. Whether it be Roger Byrne, the captain of the great Busby Babes side, or more recently Manchester’s own Gary Neville. […]

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Wasteful Zlatan, unlucky Wilshere and clinical Chelsea: The Premier League season so far – in stats

An international break is often time for the domestic club game to stop, pause and reflect. Managers will be taking those players not meeting up with their national setups on now-traditional warm weather training breaks in the sunshine, and trigger-happy owners of struggling clubs might be considering if now isn’t the best time to get […]

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Jesse Lingard, Kasper Schmeichel, Lukaku… Names of the Premier League, week 29

With the international break ongoing, Premier League teams had the chance to improve their seasons before players jetted off for various commitments. With games running out at the top and bottom of the league, vital points were at stake. Which players won those points and made Names of the Premier League? Craig Dawson (West Bromwich […]

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Chelsea 1 – 0 Manchester United: Game in 10 Tweets as Kante scores a stunner and Herrera sees red in the FA Cup

With 3/4ths of the FA Cup semi-final line-up already decided, all that remained was to see whether Chelsea or Manchester United would join Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the last four at Wembley. It’s fair to say that Jose Mourinho‘s first return to Stamford Bridge his new job did not go well, as […]

English teenager to decide which trophies count in Manchester United v Liverpool row, announce FIFA

FIFA have today announced that, from the start of the 2017/18 season, an English teenager will have the final say on what football achievements are worth celebrating and which are not. Bradley Botting, 19, from Challingsworth will be the man responsible. His tweet, sent after the EFL Cup final: “Man U celebrating like they won […]

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Manchester United v Liverpool in trophies – Which club has won more titles?

It’s arguably English football’s fiercest rivalry. The tension whenever Manchester United and Liverpool lock horns is palpable. The rivalry between two of English football’s giants is fuelled in part by the close proximity of the two major cities they represent. But the main ingredient for the rivalry is the level of success achieved by United and Liverpool, success accrued domestically, in Europe and […]

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The Premier League 2017 Run-In Roundtable Discussion: Who wins the title? Top 4? Relegation and more

25 games down, 13 to go: the Premier League is entering crunch time. While Chelsea look to be running away with the title, two draws from their last three games is a sign that nothing can be taken for granted during the run-in. Elsewhere, the battle for the top four will see two big clubs with […]

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Sadio Mane, Raheem Sterling, Gabbiadini… Names of the Premier League, week 25

The Premier League continues apace, with Chelsea still streaking ahead at the top and things tightening up at the bottom. The title may appear to be sewn up for Antonio Conte’s men, but there’s still plenty to play for in the league. That means that players are still aiming to impress. Which players made last […]

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