1. Frank Lampard's Chelsea Career Leaves Him on Plane with England Midfield Greats

    Frank Lampard 's decision to end his 13-year stay at Chelsea brings down the curtain on a performance of relentless world-class midfieldship which Premier League fans will sorely miss...

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  2. World Cup 2014: 5 Questions Roy Hodgson's England Squad Raises

    After the announcement of England's 2014 World Cup squad, here are five key talking points: Was Roy Hodgson Bold in Selecting Youth? It was a refreshing, exciting squad that Roy Hodgson selected...

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  3. Why England's Roy Hodgson Should Learn from Spain and Drop Wayne Rooney

    International football has created the just-made-up phenomenon of the "talent gap," something Gareth Bale 's performance against Iceland demonstrated perfectly. Bale was so much better than anyone in red or blue that it became comical...

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  4. EPL Week 27 Predictions: Teams Who Will Score Crucial Wins This Week

    After the FA Cup fifth round and the Champions League round of 16, the Premiership is back this weekend. Near the top of the table Chelsea play Everton at Stamford Bridge, while ...

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  5. Manchester United Transfer Talk: William Carvalho Perfect Target for Red Devils

    Manchester United 's season is nearing a complete write-off, and even a Champions League place now seems beyond them, so the focus is shifting toward rebuilding the squad for the next campaign...

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  6. Arsenal vs. Bayern Munich: Key Players Who Must Step Up for Each Side

    Arsenal host Bayern Munich in the first leg of their round of 16 Champions League tie on Wednesday night, and an awful lot has changed since the European champions last travelled to the Emirates...

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  7. Cristiano Ronaldo's Suspension Is Perfect Timing for Real Madrid

    If ever there was an ideal moment in the season for Cristiano Ronaldo to pick up a dubious red card, Saturday's frustrating draw against Athletic Bilbao in San Mames might have been that time...

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  8. Six Nations 2014: Keys to Success for Every Side

    The Six Nations made a thrilling and fascinating return last weekend, and the story of the first-round was England's narrow loss to France after Gael Fickou's dramatic late try in Paris ...

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  9. Referee Who Sent off Cristiano Ronaldo at Bilbao Is Reportedly Suspended

    The referee who sent off Cristiano Ronaldo in Real Madrid's 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday has reportedly been suspended...

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