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8 years without a trophy? Here’s a new contract Arsene…

Posted  February 18, 2013  by  TO

Over the past few months, without real explanation, my personal levels of enthusiasm for the beautiful game has somewhat waned. It’s surprising, considering that 2012 was such a good year for my club West Ham.  Winning the championship play off final at Wembley and then doing reasonably well in the Premier League, you’d think that […]

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Fantasy Premier League tips – Gameweek 17

Posted  December 15, 2012  by  CG

For gameweek 17, we’re backing the wounded animal. Following their crushing stoppage time defeat to their Manchester (and title) rivals, we’d expect Manchester City to begin putting things right in the league away at Newcastle. City have won nine of their last 11 matches against the Magpies, while Alan Pardew’s side has registered just three […]

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Fantasy Premier League tips – Gameweek 16

Posted  December 7, 2012  by  CG

For Gameweek 16, it’s worth noting that both Sunderland and Reading will be involved in a double gameweek. Of course, their fixtures aren’t exactly looking easy, particularly given their current league positions and poor form. We’d avoid loading your fantasy side with Mackems and Royals, but then we’d also be careful about ditching any of […]

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Fantasy Premier League tips – Gameweek 15

Posted  December 1, 2012  by  CG

A few of our recommended changes from Gamweek 14 were thrown out there with one eye on this weekend’s fixtures. Admittedly, the Norwich, Liverpool and Chelsea players we recommended won’t have done you much good in midweek fantasy football, and while we’re wary of copping out, we would rehash some of the same advice for […]

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Fantasy Premier League tips – Gameweek 14

Posted  November 27, 2012  by  CG

The main tip we’d offer for a mid-week fantasy football gameweek is simply to remember to pick your team! It’s an easy one to miss so there will be several players out there hoping they luck out with the previous weekend’s captain. If you are going to remember to pick your team for this round […]

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Andre Villas-Boas: the new Mourinho?

Posted  June 21, 2011  by  CG

Chelsea have paid the €15 million necessary to trigger the release clause in his contract and Andre Villas-Boas has resigned from the Portuguese champions in order to speed up the process. The man who led Porto to the treble last season is understood to be in London discussing a deal to succeed Carlo Ancelotti as […]

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If Harry could tempt Scholes out of retirement, he’s the man for the England job

Posted  March 2, 2012  by  CG

A couple of weeks ago, Harry Redknapp said he’d love to see Paul Scholes in the England squad for the Euros. And former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister believes that the current Spurs boss is the only manager, aside from Sir Alex Ferguson, who could tempt Scholes out of international retirement. However, Pallister added that […]

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If you can’t afford the match ticket…

Posted  November 18, 2011  by  CG

Watch the game from the bench. That’s exactly what Conor Cunningham did anyway. He travelled to Tallinn for Ireland’s Euro 2012 play off against Estonia without a ticket, only to find that it was going to set him back €600 to see the game. Taken aback, yet determined not to watch the first leg in […]

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Top 10 Off the mark predictions

Posted  March 30, 2011  by  CG

Looking back over the years, we have compiled a list of the top 10 predictions which could not have been further from the truth…

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Villas-Boas looks set for Chelsea post

Posted  June 21, 2011  by  CG

Andre Villas-Boas looks set to become Chelsea’s next manager after tendering his resignation at Porto. The 33-year-old will become the youngest Premier League’s manager, with the Blues understood to have paid €15 million to trigger the release clause in the Portuguese’s contract. Villas-Boas will be the seventh manager to work under Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich […]

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Aguero willing to accept a pay cut – yes, a cut – in order to join City

Posted  July 18, 2011  by  CG

I thought my ears were playing tricks on me when I heard this. But Sergio Aguero could be set to make history in signalling he would accept a pay cut if he is to sign for Manchester City. The Eastlands outfit are understood to be ready to offer the Argentine forward a contract worth £165,000 […]

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Holty for England?

Posted  December 20, 2011  by  CG

And others Fabio Capello would do well to consider Whenever the England squad is named, there are bound to be one two players on the list that will raise a few eyebrows. Whether the fans are calling for the Frank Lampards or Wayne Rooneys of the side to be dropped in some grand gesture or […]

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