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Have you ever turned down sex to watch the match?

August 12, 2015

Prem Fans: “Football is better than sex!” Almost a quarter of loved up football fans would rather watch a game than score with their partner a new survey has found. The OnePoll survey for found 23% of Premiership football fans in committed relationships admitted to passing up sex so they could watch a match. And a [&he […]

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Rafa Benitez: From Zero to Hero

May 3, 2013

  On 21st November 2012, Roman Abramovich made the hugely unpopular decision to appoint Rafael Benitez on an interim basis to replace the outgoing Roberto Di Matteo in the Chelsea hotseat. Due to Benitez’s previous association with ex-rivals Liverpool and comments he made about the club during his Anfield tenure, reaction from the Stamfo […]

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Can Benitez rejuvenate Torres?

November 22, 2012

  So Roman did what Roman does. Scolari, Ancelotti and Villas-Boas all experienced dips as the cold of winter started to set in and all eventually paid with their jobs. In the case of Di Matteo, Roman decided to change the manager whilst the autum/winter slump was in its infancy. I’m guessing he did this […] […]

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Why both Manchester clubs will struggle to win the league this season

October 19, 2012

It’s official. The season of 2011/ 12 was the best audiences had been treated to in a long while according to the Premier League. It had it all! Relegation battles, controversy, fights for European places and a thrilling final day decider, which meant Manchester City found themselves in a position needing a win against QPR […] […]

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Premier League 2012/13 predictions: Ultimate football fan survey

October 17, 2012

Welcome to the first edition of the football fan-vote, where we take a step back and let you control the front page. The Sports Bulletin team has been busy weaving a series of short surveys between the daily football news items to build the ultimate guide to the Premier League season, through the eyes of […] […]

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What Makes Alan Pardews Eight Year Contract Different?

October 5, 2012

It was hugely surprising to learn of the recent premier league news last week that Alan Pardew had been handed an eight year deal to stay on as Newcastle manager until 2020. Now in this day and age, we all know just how volatile a managerial hot-seat is – Opta index and their latest football magazine say that since […] […]

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The inspiring story of footballer Chris Todd’s battle with leukaemia

September 12, 2012

All royalties from this title will go to Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Diagnosed with leukaemia in November 2008, Chris Todd tells the story of this period of his life in diary form. It is a personal, honest and often humorous account of a leukaemia sufferer’s battle with this life-threatening disease, and also of Chris’s career […] […]

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Do you know more than the referee? Take the referee theory test

August 31, 2012

From Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ to the two-footed tackle, match officials can make or break a team’s season with their decision making and interpretation of events. Every weekend, football fans across the world leave football grounds disgruntled at the perceived injustice their team has received at the hands of the ref. This i […]

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Dexy’s 2012-2013 season preview part 2 – The big 8

August 28, 2012

Down to the final rankings predicted by myself and a few surprises which I’m sure you’ll have something to moan about. Sorry Spurs, I see bad times on the horizon at White Hart Lane, good times over in Scouseland and very good times for the Chelsea and Man City again. 8  Tottenham AVB has come […] […]

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Dexy’s 2012-2013 – Season Preview part 2 – Middle of the road

August 21, 2012

Here’s the 2nd instalment of my Premiership predictions for the following season concentrating in the mid tablers. No doubt, after the comings and goings of the next fortnight, some of these players will be at pastures new affecting my final predicted placings. A good example is Clint Dempsey’s on off saga with Fulham. There’s a [ […]

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Dexy’s end of season round up. Part 3, the rubbish teams

May 26, 2012

Wigan. 15th Prediction (18). Dexys Diamond. Moses. I had Wigan to go down for about the 4th year running but the fairest of fair play to Martinez, he’s pulled the cat out of the bag once again and Wigan have extended their premier league stay for another season at the JD. I’ll tell you something though, […] […]

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Dexy’s end of a bloody great season round up

May 24, 2012

Well well well, what can one say after all that eh? That was one hell of a season, the best I can remember in quite a while and I’m getting on a bit. Easily the best Premiership since 1995, well actually, the best ever since 1989, well actually the best in my lifetime, especially after […] […]

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