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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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The FA: “I’ve got 99 problems.. But Youth Football ain’t 1!” (anymore)

Posted  May 29, 2012  by  GM

Youth football.  Where did it all go wrong? Well, probably on that massive green pitch with the huge goals for a start. For years and years, the FA have ignored the fact that small children are playing 11 a side on pitches that are too big, but finally it appears that something is beginning to […]

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Such a cruel game. Fulham suffer last second heartbreak, and would Tevez really go to Spurs?

Posted  December 15, 2011  by  GM

Fulham had their European dreams dashed tonight by pretty much the last kick of the ball in their game with Odense. In truth Fulham had the best of the first half, they looked like they could open up the opposition with such ease.  Goals from Dempsey and Frei looked to be the two feet into […]

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Suggestions to modernise the game of football

Posted  April 18, 2012  by  GM

It seems like week in week out there are a number of items that crop up which angers and upset managers, players and fans alike,  So to aid this I thought I would lay out a number of suggestions which when all combined could in theory drastically improve the game.  Sure it would be met […]

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Kenny Dalglish axed – But could it be the right time to change?

Posted  May 16, 2012  by  GM

So, Liverpool sack their manager after a below average season in the Premier League, and actually this might be the right time to do it. Many Liverpool fans have a huge emotional attachment to Dalglish for everything that he stood for and accomplished at the club.  Looking at the picture from the outside however, this […]

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Arsenal – Cautious Optimism?

Posted  July 12, 2011  by  TO

Is Arsene Wenger right to be so optimistic about the season ahead?  Speaking at a press conference in Malaysia, where Arsenal are due to play the Malaysian national side as part of their pre-season preparations, Wenger seemed relaxed and confident that come 13th August he will have a squad capable of competing at the highest […]

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Robin Van Persie, he scores when he wants

Posted  March 13, 2012  by  CG

But as well as his fairly impressive goalscoring abilities, the Arsenal skipper also talks a pretty good game. Following the Gunners’ 5-2 rout of their nearest and dearest, Van Persie pointed out that the praise for Spurs this season has been relentless. We’ve been told week in, week out that this is the greatest Tottenham […]

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Capello resigns as England Manager

Posted  February 8, 2012  by  TO

It has been announced this evening that Fabio Capello has resigned as England manager after showdown talks with FA chairman David Bernstein.  The row over the captaincy being taken away from John Terry and the comments made afterwards by Capello, appear to have been the final straw for both parties. A statement from the FA […]

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