1. Everton: 5 Reasons Why They Should Be Breaking into the EPL Top 4

    At the midway point of the EPL season, perennial slow starters Everton are sitting in a loft 5th position. The Toffees do not normally begin their quest for a European place until January, so this year the team have been a revelation...

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  2. Everton or Liverpool: Who Will Get the Upper Hand in 2013?

    Will Everton get the upper hand over Liverpool this season? That big question is always being discussed by opposing supporters and always descending into a heated debate...

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  3. 10 Defenders Everton Should Look for in January

    With the New Year’s Eve hangovers finally subsiding, it is time for Football’s January transfer window to take centre stage...

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  4. Everton Can Win the EPL Next Year If They Keep the Band Together

    Picture the scene: It is May 2014, the red-hot sunshine beams down onto a packed Goodison Park, the Z Cars theme tune is being blasted out over the public address system as Phil ...

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  5. Everton's Trip to Stoke City Was More Jackie Chan Than Johan Cruyff

    As a young boy, two prevailing facts were drummed into my very core: how violent Jackie Chan movies were, and that Johan Cruyff epitomized the way football should be played—or “ Total Football ” as it was coined...

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  6. Manchester City Could Be the Worst EPL Champions in History

    Tuesday night’s drab defeat against Borussia Dortmund rubber-stamped Manchester City ’s early exit from the Champions League and, maybe more importantly, the Europe League too...

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  7. Sam Allardyce: A West Ham United Love Story

    For anybody who missed the drama at the Upton Park on Saturday , I will sum it up as succinctly as possible: It was the day Sam Allardyce was finally accepted by the West Ham supporters...

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  8. Everton's Season Has Turned from Joy into Frustration

    "Tis the season not to be jolly.” Whether you are unable to work out what to buy your irritable aunt for Christmas, or because the people in the office constantly talk about ...

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  9. Sunderland's Premier League Season Is on a Knife-Edge as They Face QPR Tonight

    When you look back to last weekend’s EPL fixtures, Brendan Rodgers returning to Swansea City for the first time with Liverpool , and Chelsea playing host to Premier League ...

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  10. Chelsea FC: A Football Club on the Brink of Civil War?

    Sunday’s match between Chelsea and Manchester City in the EPL reminded me of when the circus comes to town. You visualize lions, tigers and death-defying stunts, only to be faced with an underwhelming 1950s Ghost Train...

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  11. Luis Suarez and Ashley Williams Take Center Stage at the Liberty Stadium

    It is not that often sports journalists get to comment on one footballer wanting to “knock out” an opposing player, however this week Swansea’s Captain Ashley Williams ...

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  12. Arsenal: One of Football's Great Enigmas

    With Chelsea , Manchester City , Mark Clattenburg's exoneration and now Mark Hughes' sacking hogging the headlines, Arsenal’s professional midweek victory against Montpellier ...

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  13. Chelsea's Managerial Merry-Go-Round Is Getting Beyond a Joke

    A few years ago, "get-rich-quick" schemes were popular across the globe, with many people signing up for a big slice of the money pie. Unfortunately, the signee normally ended up anything but substantially rich...

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  14. David Beckham's MLS Adventure Is Almost Over: Was He Value for Money?

    It was finally announced this morning that David Beckham’s MLS adventure is reaching its finale...

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  15. Aston Villa Need to Weigh Up Optimism with Realism

    Seven weeks ago I published an article discussing my unease with Aston Villa ’s precarious situation, after their substandard display against WBA in the West Midlands derby ...

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  16. Chelsea's Racism Saga in a New Twist: Has Football United Against Peter Herbert?

    Sunday 28 th October 2012 will become synonymous with the day that English football appeared to plunge into turmoil...

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  17. Everton's Leon Osman Deserves His Long Overdue England Call Up

    There is a well-known idiom here in England that states when someone gets what they deserve, they are said to be “getting their just desserts...

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  18. MLS Paychecks: Is the American Soccer League Value for Money?

    While doing some research for a future Bleacher Report article, I stumbled upon Yahoo’s list of the highest paid MLS players ...

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  19. Liverpool's Performance Against Newcastle Showed That Their Glass Is Half Full

    At the risk of stating the obvious, Liverpool ’s start to the 2012/2013 season has not gone according to plan...

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  20. Chelsea and Swansea's 'Amigos' Should Light Up the Liberty Stadium

    It has been a hectic Halloween week for us journalists. With plenty of stories to report on, from hurricane Sandy’s furious assault on the East Coast of America to the FA ...

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  21. Landon Donovan's Everton Love Affair: From the MLS to the EPL

    Love…the strongest human emotion that could make even the most hardened New York investment banker sing his heart out on karaoke night, warbling on about his love of money and his latest 21-year-old, gold-digging girlfriend...

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  22. The 5 Most Memorable Merseyside Derbies

    In the iconic words of Michael Buffer: “Let’s get ready to ruuummmbbblllleee,” as derby fever grips Merseyside for the first time this season. Sunday, Oct...

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