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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 Football

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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Sergio Aguero and the summer of questionable transfer dealings

Posted  July 16, 2011  by  TO

Manchester City yesterday arrived in the Golden State city of San Francisco, their first stop on a pre season tour of the United States.  Upon arrival, manager Roberto Mancini spoke openly and warmly to the waiting media.  He spoke about many things, the Carlos Tevez situation which has been well documented, his sides chances for […]

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Capello and Redknapp walk free, could the big switcheroo be on?

Posted  February 8, 2012  by  GM

The England manager has stood down from his position following a meeting with the FA about his comments on Italian TV regarding the John Terry captaincy saga.  Capello was reported to be upset that he had his authority undermined regarding the courts deciding the fate of the now ex-England captain. This has left a gaping […]

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Only Champions League glory can save Chelsea’s season

Posted  March 3, 2011  by  CG

After defeat to Everton in Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round replay, Chelsea are now battling to save their season as they prepare to face FC Copenhagen in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Blues are out of both domestic cups and 12 points adrift of league leaders Manchester United, so many will see […]

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Tottenham Topple Toffees & Teeter Towards The Top

Posted  January 12, 2012  by  GM

Just like the headline, Spurs are crossing all the Ts as they sneak up on the top spot in the Premier League after beating Everton tonight.  Harry’s men are now level on points with Manchester United, just 3 points behind the faltering City. Do Spurs really have what it takes to win the Premier League […]

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My name is Earl: with Sunderland’s Sebastian Larsson

Posted  December 5, 2011  by  TO

You know the kind of guy who does nothing but bad things and wonders why his life sucks? Well that was me, every time something good happened to me, something bad was always waiting around the corner – Karma. That’s when I realised I had to change.  My name is Sebastian. Karma is a curious […]

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Fantasy Football tips: Gameweek 27

Posted  March 1, 2012  by  CG

It’s often been the case this season that the long and short of our Fantasy Football tips has been to make sure you have three Manchester City players in your side, preferably Joe Hart, David Silva and Sergio Aguero! At the risk of rehashing the same old advice, it’d probably be smart to back City […]

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Proposal to increase the Champions League to 64 teams? Might as well call it the European League.. oh wait..

Posted  November 28, 2012  by  GM

The Champions League, that theme tune, we all love it.  My main gripe with the Champions League as it stands is that it is not in fact made up of Champions.  4th Place in the Prem? What is that a champion of? A champion of being “not good enough to challenge for the title”. So […]

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