1. Chelsea and Bayern Munich Show That There Is Still Life Outside of the Clasico

    A few short days ago, Real Madrid and Barcelona played out their Classico in what was referred to in many quarters as a practice for their inevitable Champions League final clash...

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  2. EPL: Who Can Survive the Dreaded Drop? Issue 1: Carling Cup Champions Concern

    Squeaky Brum Time As the season draws to a close and the race for the title intensifies, the battle against relegation also begins to reach a fever pitch, and with the bottom ...

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  3. Ranking The Top 10 Defenders in World Football

    Defence is often seen as the unfashionable part of football. There is less glory to be had, it's true, but what could be more vital for a team effort? This is an attempt to recognise the top 10 defenders in the world at this moment in time ...

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  4. 2018 World Cup: Ranking the Contenders To Host

    As the bidding and decision process draws to an end, I'll have a look at the bidders and try to rank the likelihood of their success based on their footballing heritage, footballing infrastructure and economic position...

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  5. EPL: Team Of The Week, Rooney Who?

    Another edition of the English Premier Team of the Week is here, judging the key performers of this weekend as impartially as a football fan can. This week, there are, as usual, a few standout performers and again some less obvious names included...

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  6. EPL: Team of the Week, Stalwart Midlander's and Revitalised Swedes

    Another round of exciting Premier League games have passed and I'll run the rule over who has offered their team the best performances this week...

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  7. World Football: Top Five January Transfer Window Rumors

    A look at the last week or so brings some interesting rumours to the fore. World football always has a soap opera or two playing through the middle of it, and tales of unhappiness, ...

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  8. How Does The Bundesliga Compare To The English Premier League?

    Complimenting Bayern Munich's exciting European adventure last season and Germany's youthful talent in the World Cup, the German Bundesliga has been receiving some admiring glances from its European neighbours...

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  9. EPL: Ranking the 20 Premier Leagues Managers

    This is an attempt to rank the twenty current PL managers based on their successes and failures purely as Premier League managers, some have the advantage of having managed in the ...

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  10. Ronaldo or Messi, Xavi Or Schweinsteiger? Ranking the Ballon D'Or Candidates

    This years Ballon D'Or candidates are out and there are not really any huge surprises within the nominees. Premier League fans will be worried to see no English players this year, and only three Premier League players, but the P...

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  11. World Football: Ranking The Top 5 Dirtiest Teams in Football History

    There are certain players who live on in infamy, Roy Keane, 'Chopper' Harris and the like had reputations as no nonsense players by their fans, and reputations as dirty players by everyone else...

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  12. Wayne Rooney Looks To Leave, but Do Madrid or Barcelona Need Wayne Rooney?

    In one of the most surprising outbursts of recent years, Wayne Rooney has started to engineer a move away from Manchester United ...

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  13. The All-Time Top 10 Goal Celebrations: Feat. Salmon, Golf And Cocaine (VIDEO)

    There are some goal celebrations which are better remembered than the goals that they celebrated, and this article is a tribute to these...

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  14. Triple Pike and a Half Twist: Arsenal, 'Conmen' and Diving In Football

    The controversial issue of simulation has once again reared its ugly head during Saturday's Birmingham City vs. Arsenal game. Marouane Chamakh won what is not his first dubious penalty for Arsenal...

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  15. Capello's England: A Distinct Lack of Evolution in Post-World Cup III Lions

    A nil-nil draw at Wembley to a Montenegro side missing its two best players is, at best, poor. Excuses are always readily available...

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  16. Fabio Capello's Choice: How Will England Line Up Against Montenegro?

    There were a couple of interesting decisions as Fabio Capello revealed his squad for the game against Montenegro, most notably Bolton captain Kevin Davies and a recall for bungling keeper Robert Green...

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  17. EPL: The Top Ten Premier League Hard-Men

    Hatchetman. Enforcer. Call them what you will, but Hard-men play a central part of the English game. They start long standing rivalries, they becomes heroes with their style of play ...

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  18. Exciting Midfield Starlet To Choose Between England and Germany

    Mainz loanee Lewis Holtby has made headlines for all the right reasons in the past few weeks. Five games into the Bundesliga season he has two goals and five assists, and he looks to have a very promising future in front of him...

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  19. Outlandish Rumour of the Week: Cristiano Ronaldo To Return To Manchester?

    Everyone enjoys an insane football rumour, and this one is a peach. According to online sources, reacting to apparent rumours from the Spanish capital, Manchester United are preparing a $100 million bid for their former player Cristiano Ronaldo...

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  20. English Carling Cup 3rd Round Review: Arsenal Cruise and Everton Stutter

    There were few glamour matches in tonight's Carling Cup, with one notable exception, and just as few true shocks, with yet another singular exception. Arsenal vs Tottenham: 4-1 AET Arsenal's young guns outclassed Tottenham...

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  21. Here and Now: The Top 10 Premier League Players

    They say form is temporary and class is forever. I've always thought that this is a little unfair due to the importance of form, and this list will attempt to address that. Here are the top ten form players of the Premier League so far...

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  22. EPL Rumour Mill: Manchester United, Liverpool To Bid for English Defender?

    As Rio Ferdinand suffers from yet another injury, and while Jaime Carragher loses more and more pace, Manchester United and Liverpool seem to be sniffing around for potential replacements for their talismanic defenders...

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  23. English Premier League: Week 4's the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Good: There were several candidates for this award. In third is Pepe Reina's outstanding glovemanship at Birmingham, Reina made three fantastic saves to deny Birmingham all three points and his team are indebted top him...

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  24. EPL: Chelsea, Manchester United, and the Premier League's Early Contenders

    There would be those detractors who would criticise my decision to talk about contenders when the league is a tender four games old, but as we all know, a good start can mean reaching ...

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  25. EPL: Englishmen Make St. Andrews a Fortress, Will Capello Take Notice?

    It came as something of a disappointment to read that instead of England manager Fabio Capello attending the Liverpool vs. Birmingham game and observing a number of potential England candidates, he chose to attend the Italian Grand Prix instead...

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