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Why Garry Monk’s Swansea dismissal could harm the club

Garry Monk, a revered Swansea legend, has lost his job as manager of The Swans following a recent run of dodgy results and, according to chairman Huw Jenkins, a drop in performance levels from the players, amongst

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Manchester United’s managerial dilemma

Talking about Manchester United’s managerial problems feels more out of place than seeing Jurgen Klopp in a meditation centre given the years of stability Sir Alex Ferguson gave the Red Devils but now, more than ever s

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Why Dortmund’s Aubameyang won’t come to the Premier League

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has had an unbelievable season so far in Europe and the Bundesliga at Signal Iduna Park, and has scored more goals than syllables in his name for Borussia Dortmund this se

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Atletico Madrid – the Manchester United of this season

As much as results are the key to a successful tenure as manager, performance has got to be up there too and if your team are putting on performances more boring than a midget’s day out at a theme park

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Eddie Howe is the right man to keep Bournemouth up

With the Premier League survival prize fund bigger than ever, staying up is an absolute necessity for any club in England’s top flight. Newly promoted AFC Bournemouth are no different in that respect and the pressure in mou

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Who will win the Champions League 2015/2016?

The only competition hotter than the Qatar World Cup is back this week and so far the Champions League has seen Europe’s elite playing everywhere from Kazakhstan to Manchester. I’ll take a look at the best bets for

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Why Arsenal will win the Premier League title this season

After losing to West Ham United on the opening day of the season, many moved to immediately dismiss Arsenal’s chances of winning the Premier League title. Oh, how wrong they were. Ten matches later, the Gunners are curr

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Why Manchester United boss Van Gaal needs to loosen those shackles

After another woeful, sluggish and impotent Manchester United performance, this time away at Crystal Palace, Louis Van Gaal must tweak his squad and soon to make it fire again. With chants from the travelling suppor

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Can Watford avoid relegation this season?

Watford have been one of the top flight’s most surprising clubs this season and the Hornets are currently sitting pretty in 13th after ten league fixtures. Quique Flores’ side have been extremely difficult to beat, losing ju

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The Premier League relegation candidates

The Premier League is regarded as the best domestic league in the world. It’s the most watched, the most competitive and, financially, the most powerful. With that in mind, survival in England’s top flight is more important t

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Why the Premier League’s best just don’t cut the mustard in Europe

It’s a typically cold, dreary evening in the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow back in 2008. The stage is set for what many consider to be the biggest annual match in football – the Champions League Final. The two teams in content

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Manchester United vs Liverpool: A match not made in heaven

The two biggest rivals in the Premier League are heading for their first clash of the season this weekend at Old Trafford. A time when not only the teams battle it out on the pitch, but also the rival factions

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A look at Manchester United’s summer spending spree

Manchester United didn’t end up signing Uncle Tom Cobley but if the media had had anything to do with it, they would have along with all of his family. It was a summer that started so hot for the reds with

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The transfer window and the uncertainties beyond

It’s scary to have too many possibilities, isn’t it? With more than two possibilities, we can never be sure what to expect and things have more tendency to go south from there. It’s anarchic and in a bad way. During

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Five summer transfer deals still waiting to happen

As the summer transfer window continues to gradually tick towards its customary anti-climactic conclusion, clubs from the Premier League and Europe still have around two weeks to conclude a few late signings and