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The dominance of Barcelona in recent seasons has especially irked the Real Madrid fans because the Barca faithful take so much joy and pleasure out of their home-grown superstars outshining the galacticos at the Bernabeu.
Whilst there is a massive amount of media attention as to how this could be the closest title race in Premier League history, the fight to stay up could be just the same. This is how the bottom of the table …
Major League Soccer has made a point by bringing in more teams to the top division. So far, they’ve expanded to NYC FC and Orlando City SC. Outside of that they are looking at Atlanta, and the Miami David Beckham’s (name
Amid the furore of Juan Mata’s dramatic arrival at Manchester United, the Spaniard’s predecessor in the number eight shirt exited Old Trafford without so much as an eyebrow raised. The scarcely publicised departee was
In all the debate over how well or badly David Moyes is doing at Manchester United, one thing hasn’t quite been covered yet: his Everton side were notoriously slow starters but finished strongly and, when the final table was read
Could it be unlucky 13 for Fulham this season as they battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League? It is certainly beginning to look that way as a porous defence and inadequate strike force is combining to sink the
It’s the end of January and the transfer window is about to slam shut and business needs to be done quickly. Brighton sit eighth in the Championship table, four points outside the play-offs with a game in hand. It could …
Football and poker are two incredibly popular games, mainly because of their intensity, entertainment and good moments, although in both some days are good and some days are bad! That’s just the nature of the respective
The rocking Südtribüne, a charismatic coach with his shoestring team, spearheaded by their cherubic talisman. Borussia Dortmund had well and truly shaken Bavaria, in a time where oligarchs and billionaire investors are dictating the
Tuesday afternoon saw a flurry of media attention around Manchester United. The Red Devils were being linked with big-money moves for Chelsea’s Juan Mata and Bayern Munich’s Dante. As soon as this rumour started to filter
The Premier League campaign has been exhilarating, pulsating and delivered on all accounts so far this season. We’ve seen a stupendous amount of shock results, high-scoring games and tight, tactical encounters. We’re only just
Chris Hughton’s managerial post at Norwich City was well and truly on the line going into their game against Hull. Supporter discontent has been steadily brewing for a while, and after the dreadful display against Fulham in the Cup
In the early 1980’s, they were seen as an innovation that was doomed to fail. At a time when many football fans weren’t willing to accept change, they flew in the face of tradition, while many players weren’t exactly welcoming.
Manuel Pellegrini’s reign as Manchester City boss has gone, as some thought it wouldn’t do anyway, surprisingly well so far. His team are challenging on all fronts, the fans have taken to him, and there seems to be a real sense …
We all know the magnificent story of AFC Wimbledon and how the club came about after suffering at the hands of greedy, clueless owners who didn’t have any interest in the heartbeat of Wimbledon FC – the fans. Luckily those same …