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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

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Watch: The Red Stripez release song celebrating Southampton’s Europa League debut

Southampton’s progress since regaining their place back in the Premier League has been nothing short of phenomenal. Saints fans’ smiles can be seen from miles away and the buzz around the club is evident, especial

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Stopping the disappearing acts of young English talent

As everyone obsesses over the Raheem Sterling saga, their attention should be turned to the other exciting English talent that has made his move to the Etihad: Patrick Roberts. Manchester City have acquired a midfi

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Why the stats do lie

Football talk has long been the default discussion through my time at school and while there’s not much more I love to give my opinion on, I can’t deny how hard it is to accept the opinion of others at

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Southampton new boy Clasie is a capable replacement for Schneiderlin

Within the past week or so, Manchester United have signed one of Southampton’s most influential players in the shape of 25-year-old midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. Having been with the Saints since 2008, the French

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What is it with English players and their outrageous price tags?

Following the sale of winger Raheem Sterling from Liverpool to Manchester City for £49million I ask, what is it with English players and their outrageous price tags? Where have these inflated fees suddenly come from? Are

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Play: See how many of these 90’s footballers you can remember

We’ve spent our afternoon playing this 90s footballers quiz rel=”nofollow” made by My Betting Sites. You may be familiar with the Buzzfeed one, however this one is much more difficult simply because a) the footballers are more obscur

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Can Bojan make an impact for Stoke City in the 2015-16 season?

Stoke City bought 24-year-old from Barcelona last summer and the Spaniard was an immediate success in England. The winger had adapted quickly to life in the Premier League and had scored five goals in 10 matc

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Why things aren’t so bad at Newcastle United after all

Whenever I look online to see the reaction to Newcastle’s situation I tend to sigh. Their past, including legends such as Shearer, Asprilla and the rest, seems to be the only good thing about the club at the moment. Althoug

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Embarrassing: Hull’s Elmohamady with one of the worst dives you’ll ever see

Diving is creeping more and more into football and it’s irritating the vast majority of football fans it seems. Thankfully, though, when a player does decide to put on a bit of a show and try and con the referee they’re