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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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Champions League quarter finals – match reviews

Posted  April 7, 2011  by  CG

[fbshare type=”button” float=”left”] With the first legs played in all four Champions League quarter final ties, three teams have all but done enough to earn their places in the last four of Europe’s elite competition. Here’s what we’ve learned from the games played on Tuesday and Wednesday… Real Madrid 4-0 Spurs It’s certainly been an […]

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Manchester United should not be pressured into spending big in January

Posted  November 25, 2011  by  CG

Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled out making new signings in the January transfer window and if he means it, he’ll be right not to. There are too many fans out there who will begin to demand new players are brought in if the odd result goes against their side. It’s easy to look at the […]

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United consider Rooney appeal

Posted  April 5, 2011  by  CG

Manchester United are understood to be keen to have Wayne Rooney’s two-game game ban reduced to just one match. The England striker was charged by the FA for using ‘offensive, insulting and/or abusive language’ after swearing at the television camera during United’s game against West Ham on Saturday. The league leaders have until 6pm on […]

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Balotelli’s stamp again highlights the need for video technology

Posted  January 23, 2012  by  TO

We’ve talked about video technology a lot on this site recently, but it’s almost getting to a stage where not a week goes by without a major incident highlighting the flaws of the modern day game.  The rules are simply outdated and FIFA and the FA are archaic institutions who do not know how to move with […]

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Fantasy Football tips: Gameweek 32

Posted  April 6, 2012  by  CG

Fantasy football players should be advised to keep a close eye on the fixtures over the busy Easter period. With Swansea playing Newcastle at the Liberty on Good Friday, the deadline for picking your team is this afternoon at 4pm. Gameweek 34 is not too far off and it’s worth noting that with the FA […]

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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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Relief for Mancini, but plenty of work still to do

Posted  October 19, 2011  by  TO

              It may have taken longer than expected, but Manchester City finally got their first Champions League win under their belts on Tuesday night, thanks to Sergio Aguero’s strike in the dying seconds of injury time. Many had predicted a relatively easy night for City, with opponents Villarreal currently […]

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