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Why do English players rarely reach their potential?

September 2, 2015

For what it’s worth, here is my brief take on what has annoyed and frustrated me in the world of football since the end of last season. As an Everton fan, the John Stones saga (although it seems to have ended, at the time of writing – albeit before the transfer deadline has arrived) is […] […]

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UKFF’s Ariyibi Discussing Pro Contract With Leeds Utd

December 11, 2013

In what the CEO called a “proud day for UKFF” ukfffc.co.uk is delighted to announce and congratulate Gboly Ariyibi who is in advances Contract talks  with Nationwide Championship side Leeds Utd. Leeds under Brian McDermott are pushing hard for promotion to the Premiership and IF the talks are successful and agreement is reached on both […]

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New Look For UKFF As Club Review Completed

July 1, 2013

The UKFF Director of Football, Ewemade Orobator has completed the review that has been designed to take UKFF to the next level warning League and Cup success above the main objective will mean “abject failure”. Headline changes include:  • Increased emphasis on progressing players to  semi pro/pro level. This includes more matches v […]

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UKFF FC league champions – Now to the next level

May 25, 2013

UKFF’s Director of Football, Ewemade Orobator, pledged to build on “a truly magnificent and incredible” debut season for UKFF and to take the Club to even higher levels next season. Ewemade told UKFF FC  What can be said about our debut season other than it has been truly magnificent and incredible. Firstly we saw off […] […]

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A new dimension to a long-standing problem

February 5, 2013

This week saw yet another example of the darkest part of football obsession, as a 17 year old Gillingham ‘fan’ (the term has to be applied in the loosest way possible), ran onto the field and charged into Wycombe goalkeeper Harry Archer as he prepared to take a goal kick in stoppage time. To have […] […]

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The trials and tribulations of being Paulo Di Canio this week

February 4, 2013

Sometimes you just need to sit back and realise that there is always someone who has it worse off than you. So if Roberto Mancini is still feeling down after losing Mario Balotelli, if Arsene Wenger is feeling a bit frustrated after refereeing decisions go against him, they should instead consider moving down two divisions […] […]

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Nationwide and Conference Clubs Heap Praise on UKFF Project

January 16, 2013

As the UK Football Finder brand continues to grow, with the 1st team sitting 4 points clear at the top of the league in their debut season and the Elite Squad supplying players to Professional sides all over the country, Nationwide Clubs have been emphatic in their praise of what UKFF is trying to achieve. […] […]

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January Transfer Window – the top Football League targets

January 5, 2013

There has (and will be) a lot written over the coming month as to the importance of the January transfer window for the Premiership teams – those challenging for the title, pushing for Europe, or struggling to avoid relegation. One or two key signings can make all the difference and completely turn around a team’s […] […]

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Dexys 2011-2013 Season Preview Part 1 – The relegation fodder

August 18, 2012

After an up and down summer of sport and jubilation and Euro penalty heartbreak (again), the honeymoon is now over and it’s back to the hard graft of the football season. I’m doing it in the usual predicted back to front styly. Van Persie followed in the usual Arsenal tradition and jumped ship to Man […] […]

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Who is the best supported club in England?

August 15, 2012

Rightmove surveyed over 13,000 football fans from around the country, including 9,351 fans of Premiership clubs, and recorded the team they support and their full postcode to establish the average distance each fan lives from their club, and what proportion of each club’s fans are local to their home stadium. As you might expect, the […] […]

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Football League end of season round-up: League One

May 29, 2012

  Following our look at the Championship, it’s now time to cast our eyes towards League One, the launchpad for both Norwich and now Southampton’s march to the Premiership. How did the early season predictions pan out? Promoted Actual – Charlton, Sheffield Wednesday, Huddersfield Predicted – Huddersfield, Sheffield Wednesday, Charlton. […]

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Hits and Misses: Football League highlights of the end of the transfer window

February 1, 2012

So one of the most exciting days of the season is over, and Jim White’s excitable gossip-hungry clone can go back into suspended animation until next year. Yet spending is down nearly 70% versus last year’s January deadline, where Torres and Carroll dominated the headlines. The Premiership clubs may have stayed away from the chequebook, [&helli […]

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