“let the ball do the work” is a myth.

July 25, 2013

Barcelona, Bayern Munich and the Spanish football team might dominate the beautiful game, but new research has quashed the myth they tire the opposition by keeping the ball. For years, coaches, pundits and fans believed teams should “let the ball do the work” because the other team will have to run further to regain possession. […] […]

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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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QPR Heading for the Drop

August 27, 2012

Queens Park Rangers are 3/1 to be relegated this season; that is something you should put your money on, if you are thinking of placing a bet on football, this autumn. With a terrible start to the new campaign, the wheels are soon going to fall off at Loftus Road. Boss, Mark Hughes, will be […] […]

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The long throws of Stoke or the possession of Swansea? Whatever the best approach of Premier League survival is, at least it’s not McLeish.

August 24, 2012

So it’s back. The Premier League resumes its normal service of thrills and spills with Fulham, Swansea and West Brom thrilling and Liverpool, Norwich and QPR spilling. The annual analysis of who’s going to challenge for the title and who’s going to be relegated, based on just 90 minutes of football, has already begun. Lack […] […]

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Rodgers to Liverpool – An Intelligent or Impulsive Move?

May 30, 2012

The talk surrounding Anfield is that Brendan Rodgers, the Swansea manager, is to take the reigns in the next 48 hours. Although many tipped Roberto Martinez to take charge, Liverpool turned their attention to Rodgers after talks between the club and Martinez broke down. However, will Liverpool strike gold with this appointment or will he […] […]

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Arsenal Target Hoffenheim Playmaker

April 15, 2012

Arsenal Arsenal have been linked with Iceland international Gylfi Sigurðsson. Some have dubbed him the New Frank Lampard. A product of Readings’ youth system. He Graduated there went on to play 51 games for them scoring 22 goals and creating 10 goals. He then moved to 1899 Hoffenheim where he played 39 games, scoring 10 […] […]

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Swansea City the Rise, Fall and Rise again

July 15, 2011

A team not from England in the English Premier League? Whats that I hear you say? For those readers from around the world who may not be versed in UK geography, there will be a very special team playing in the English Premiership next season. A team that isn’t actually from England. This may surprise […] […]

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Deja vu for Forest and Bluebirds

May 18, 2011

Reading’s comprehensive 3-0 victory at the Cardiff City Stadium last night left the home side’s supporters with a distinct feeling of deja vu. Even if last season’s play-off defeat in a spanking brand new stadium came in the final at Wembley, the pain of missing out on a promotion decider with arch rivals Swansea City […] […]

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The Greatest League in the World is…

November 30, 2010

La Liga? Don’t make me laugh, every year it’s a two-horse race, the Spanish equivalent of the SPL. What about the goal-hungry Bundesliga? Not quite. Don’t get me wrong, Borussia Dortmund have impressed me this season with a +26 goal difference, but the rest of the league is poor. So it has to be the […] […]

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Fight of The Decade (If you’re British)

March 7, 2008

Haye V Maccarinelli

Cue Rocky music…

Oi Oi! It’s all going of Thameside early doors this Sunday morning as one of the biggest all British fights for yonks takes place at the Magnificent 02 arena in Greenwich.

David Haye V Enzo Maccarinelli is being billed as the biggest boxing match-up since the Classic Benn V Eubank rematch bout of 19 […]

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