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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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The reasons why Tevez should NOT be left to rot on the bench..

Posted  September 29, 2011  by  GM

The endless parade that is the Carlos Tevez saga rolled to an all time low the other night with the Argentine star reportedly refusing to come on the pitch and help his team out, and of course, the media have jumped all over this story like a fat kid on a cupcake. Many outlets on […]

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Fantasy Football tips: Gameweek 23

Posted  January 30, 2012  by  CG

Gameweek 23 has some difficult fixtures to call so it could be a wise decision to revert to backing the big guns from the top six. But while you can be fairly sure of Manchester United and Tottenham racking up three points tomorrow evening, before investing too heavily in these teams, bear in mind that […]

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Victor Valdes: Barcelona’s weak link

Posted  April 27, 2012  by  CG

Ok, he’s the most successful goalkeeper in Barcelona’s history. But that makes Víctor Valdés part of a great team, not Barcelona’s best stopper ever. In fact, you could go so far as to describe him as the Catalan side’s weak link. Valdés has been part of a phenomenal club side, winning trophy after trophy with […]

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City turn down Tevez bid

Posted  July 13, 2011  by  CG

Manchester City have rejected a £35million bid for Carlos Tevez from Brazilian side Corinthians. The Eastlands outfit has slapped a £50million valuation on their club captain, however, Corinthians are not expected to increase their initial offer for the wantaway striker. When asked by Lance newspaper about the possibility of City demanding more money for Tevez, […]

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Some footballers can actually communicate in more than 140 characters. A look at Joey Barton’s website.

Posted  August 31, 2012  by  GM

Footballers are all thick, Joey Barton is a thug and Twitter is the downfall of footballers. That’s pretty much what the stereotypes suggest and the headlines in our nations newspapers would like you to believe. Joey Barton is a character that divides opinion, his on and off the field antics have been captured in the […]

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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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Fantasy Football tips: Gameweek 9

Posted  October 21, 2011  by  CG

Match of the Day 2 is winning this week. It’s always been a better show than Match of the Day, but this week while Gary, Al and Al enjoy Bolton v Sunderland, Colin Murray will be looking forward to seeing Arsenal, Spurs, Chelsea, Everton and of course, the Manchester derby. So don’t worry if you’ve […]

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