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Same Old Arsenal, Will They Ever Change?

August 9, 2015

Arsenal 0-2 West Ham  Arsenal’s season started with a terrible defeat as West Ham won their first Premier League game under Slaven Bilic. Arsenals new Keeper Petr Cech punched the air as he misjudged Dimitri Payet’s free-kick to allow Cheikhou Kouyate to nod in the Hammers’ first just before the half time break. On 57 […] […]

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UKFF Exclusive: West Ham Sign Kamara

August 29, 2012

We have been keeping you up to date and now UKFF FC Academy can exclusively reveal that the West Ham Academy are to sign Ishmael Kamara after just one appearance for the UKFF Reserves.  Denva McKenzie who gained the permission from UKFF to take Ishmael to West Ham said. ” Ishmael has everything -touch, the physique […] […]

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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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The rise and fall of Andy Carroll

July 29, 2012

Despite his slightly yobbish, unlikeable character and his greasy ponytail, it is becoming increasingly difficult not to feel a little bit sorry for Andy Carroll. There is something altogether perverse about pitying a man who plays football – for a living, no less – at one of Europe’s most prestigious clubs; (probably) earns upwards of [& […]

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Football League end of season round-up: The Championship

May 27, 2012

  The world’s best division (TM me, all rights reserved) certainly did not disappoint this season, offering all kinds of twists and turns, finally resulting in a triumphant return to the Premier League promised land for Reading, Southampton, and West Ham. So how did my end of season predictions match up to what actually happened? […] […]

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5-Minute New Season Preview: Championship

August 5, 2011

      Who’s Looking Good? Leicester: Having massively overhauled the squad during the summer, signing no less than nine players, including the marquee signings of Kasper Schmeichel, David Nugent, Michael Johnson, Neil Danns and Paul Konchesky should give the Foxes the quality needed to reach the Premiership for the first time since […]

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Plymouth’s Pilgrims Hope For A Brighter Future

June 3, 2011

For all you Birmingham and West Ham fans who are finding the thought of playing at a lower level deplorable, that your finances will be stretched and your stature to lower, consider this – at least you’re not a Plymouth Argyle fan. The tale of Argyle’s last few seasons reads like an absolute nightmare for […] […]

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Di Canio Checks In At Swindon

May 20, 2011

You couldn’t ever accuse Swindon Town supporters of having little to talk about. The team has pogoed around the divisions in the last twenty years (they were present in the second ever Premier League season of 1993-4, and are at present the only former Premiership team to have been relegated to the lowest league tier). […] […]

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To Go Or Not, Defoe?

May 19, 2011

On a cold November day in 2009, Jemain Defoe arrived at White Hart Lane for what was surely to be the personal height of his career so far, five Premier League goals in a single game. That day Wigan couldn’t handle Defoe, losing 9-1, the Latics felt the full force of a player that on […] […]

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Why five into two won’t go…..

May 16, 2011

And so the attention on the final weekend of this season’s Premier League will (with all due respect to the struggle to avoid Europa League qualification) be upon the battle to avoid the dreaded drop into the Championship. This weekend’s results could not have been scripted better with five clubs now separated by just one […] […]

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My team of the year

May 13, 2011

GK: Edwin Van der Sar, Manchester United An easy choice, the ageing Dutch keeper has been in fine form in the United goal this season and his performances have won them points single handily. Sir Alex Ferguson must be gutted he is retiring at the end of the season. RB: Bacary Sagna, Arsenal A consistent […] […]

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Weekly Report: Credit Coleman and Literally Keeping it on the Deck

March 24, 2011

While most trophies have yet to be handed out, we’re reaching the point where we can dish out fake ones, and I want to champion one in particular. The bargain of the season should really be a two way tussle between Javier Hernandez and Rafael Van der Vaart, with the Dutchman just pipping the very […] […]

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