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Is the 2017/18 season when English clubs strike back in Europe?

Will Premier League sides mount more of a challenge in the Champions League this season? Chris Bardet examines their chances of success.

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Emotions of new season blurred in the modern Premier League script

Are supporters of Premier League clubs losing touch with reality, making premature predictions and skewed statements as a result of being sucked into the hype surrounding the world’s biggest league? Elliott Charles certainly thinks so.

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The top 7 clubs in Premier League history

In a league that is widely popular, yet very unknown at the same time, the Premier League has actually seen a ton of great talent and has had many successful club sides. England’s top flight is huge for those that follow football in the UK and the passionate fans are well and truly hooked.

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Watch: Referee Mike Dean does his best fruitcake impression

Remember when Mike Dean looked like he was celebrating a Spurs goal against Aston Villa a while back? Well, the Premier League referee has reenacted the infamous moment during a recent five-a-side match with fellow referees on

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Why travelling could aid English management

Rafael Benítez’s Newcastle United are currently 2 points adrift in the English Championship title race from current table toppers Brighton, with many still considering the Toon to be favourites to win the race come May. Doing so wo

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Manchester City 2-1 Arsenal – What actually happened?

Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League on Sunday was a lot of things. Disappointing? Yes. Inevitable? Yes. A setback? You betcha. What it wasn’t, was Arsenal being Arsenal, as so ma

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The Premier League’s huge TV rights deal in China

The Premier League has grown from strength to strength over the past couple of decades and the amount of revenue generated through selling TV rights across the world has never been higher. Over the last few years, the popula

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Watch: Pep Guardiola’s brilliant reaction to quadruple Man City question

The English media are known for asking tricky and, on occasions, frankly ridiculous questions during the endless amount of press conferences that seem to occur in football throughout the season. Who’d be a football manager

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Five talking points from the Premier League so far

If the Premier League is a perfectly performed piano symphony, then the international break is an over-zealous four-year-old slamming his Play-Doh-crusted hands onto as many piano keys as possible and smiling at you en

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Premier League 2016/17 preview

The wait is almost over. The new Premier League season is upon us and what a season it promises to be. From Pep to Zlatan and everything in between, 2016/17 has the potential to be the best year of English

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Do world class managers guarantee success?

So Euro 2016 has ended and all eyes will now be cast keenly back to the upcoming Premier League campaign. In a tournament that may not go down as one of the most exhilarating, one thing was an ever-present –

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An interested American: A brief look at the rich history of Preston North End

Young football fans are accustomed to seeing any bar or pub full of Arsenal supporters, and really all you hear about is their unbeatable ‘Invincibles’ season. It’s like they are a broken record. For arguments sake, I’ve met a l

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What can Nigel Pearson bring to Aston Villa?

David Moyes has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant manager’s role at Aston Villa. It is believed that Moyes contacted the club himself to say that he would not be taking on the challenge at Villa Park.

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Five things we learned from the weekend’s football

First up is Leicester City, the champions of England (and the world). Unfortunately I put my money in the wrong place last summer. Who wouldn’t bet on Kim Kardashian becoming president over Leicester winning the leag

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Poor sod: Newcastle fan holding Rafa Benitez banner takes fall

Being a Newcastle fan must be incredibly tough at the moment. So much so, that any glimmer of hope is welcomed with open arms as the harsh reality of playing Championship football next season could well be materialis