Alves would welcome Wilshere at the Nou Camp

February 20, 2013

Barcelona right-back, Dani Alves, has said that he would welcome Jack Wilshere to the Nou Camp and believes that the Arsenal midfielder would be the perfect kind of player for the Catalan giants. Alves of course witnessed a wonderful Wilshere performance earlier in the month when England beat Brazil 2-1 at Wembley as he was […] […]

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Dortmund’s Lack of Experience could Prove Costly

February 19, 2013

Borussia Dortmund entered this year’s Champions League as dark horses with the after making it back-to-back Bundesliga titles last season. Having flopped last year, Jurgen Klopp’s men certainly proved that they can hang with the big boys this time around as they topped their group, ahead of Real Madrid, Ajax, and Manchester City. Now into [&hel […]

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Swans epic journey set to continue

February 11, 2013

There are bound to be plenty of nerves in the Swansea dressing room on Sunday 24th February as the Welsh club looks to win its first ever piece of domestic silverware. The Swans have come a long way since nearly dropping out of the football league a decade ago. Success in the Capital One Cup […] […]

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Redknapp Strengthens Still Further

January 30, 2013

In the month before the January transfer window, QPR manager, Harry Redknapp, insisted that he would not throw money away on new signings this winter, instead stating that he will stick with the expensive team he inherited from departing manager, Mark Hughes. Well, just as he appeared to have fulfilled that promise, the boss has […] […]

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Shock or not?

January 27, 2013

So, what have the FA Cup results this week, particularly at Millwall, Norwich City, Queens Park Rangers, Brentford, Leeds United and Oldham Athletic told us? That the FA Cup is not a priority for most of the Premier League, for reasons of other more important targets?  Probably.  (Survival for Villa, QPR and Norwich, Champions League […] […]

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Lack of Plan B a problem for Chris Hughton

January 24, 2013

Under Paul Lambert, Norwich City often scored late goals to secure crucial points. This happened in League One, the Championship and the Premier League as the now Aston Villa manager made telling substitutions and tactical changes late in a game. […]

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Algeria struggling for Afcon fire power

January 23, 2013

Algeria, outside hopefuls for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations crown, are suffering a real crisis of confidence up front after the team failed to score in the fifth of their last seven Afcon matches on Tuesday. Vahid Halilhadozic’s side lacked the drive and quality to properly threaten Tunisia’s goal in their opening fixture in […] […]

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Sven on the Move Again

January 15, 2013

Just four months after he agreed a technical director role at Thai side, BEC-Tero Sasana, Sven Goran Eriksson is on the move again after accepting a coaching role at a club slightly closer to home. Instead of basking in the glorious Thai sunshine, Sven will assist 1860 Munich manager, Alexander Schmidt, as the German second […] […]

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Championship Clubs should look at Brøndby this January

January 14, 2013

Football is a merciless business and when you are down on the ground very few in the sport will help you back on your feet. Danish giants, Brøndby, are currently feeling the pain of financial mismanagement as they languish bottom of the Superliga with just 17 points from 20 games – their lowest ever tally […] […]

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What next for Sneijder?

January 8, 2013

Wesley Sneijder, one of the world’s most talented footballers, Champions League winner, World Cup finalist, awarded the Silver Ball at the 2010 World Cup finals for being the second best player at the tournament, has not played a competitive club game of football since September 25th, in spite of being fit for the past two […] […]

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A year to forget for Wolverhampton Wanderers

January 7, 2013

This time last year, Wolverhampton Wanderers were a Premier League club that were in a relegation battle, but in the hands of Mick McCarthy, a man who had kept them in the top flight of English football the previous season. Since then, it has only really been downhill for the Midlands club as they sacked […] […]

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Home truths hurt ageing Owen

January 2, 2013

This was supposed to be the season Michael Owen reminded everyone of his talents. But what has happened to the former England international since his free transfer move to Stoke City in the summer? The cynics out there will say they are not surprised in the slightest by the striker’s renewed injury problems and the […] […]

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