1. Manchester United Vs. Liverpool: 5 Games That Define the Rivalry

    The murmurs of trepidation rising into a roaring crescendo of noise as the whistle shrieks into the electric night air. Yes my friends, it is football rivalry that keeps the sport alive...

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  2. Manchester United/Marseille 0-0: Champions League Last 16 Reaction And Analysis

    In the drone of the Stade Veledrome, Manchester United produced an insipid performance, castrated by lethargy and beset with a plethora of errors in no way befitting the league leaders...

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  3. UEFA Champions League 2011: Predicting Man United's Starting XI vs. Marseille

    After the morale-boosting victory over Man City at the weekend won by Wayne Rooney’s wonder-goal , Man United reverts their attention to Europe a week on Wednesday and the ...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 2,345 reads 22 comments

  4. Man United vs. Man City: Has Wayne Rooney's Wonder-Goal Won United the League?

    Sometimes a moment stands out that can define a season, an individual and a legacy. In the boiling Old Trafford cesspit on derby day, Feb...

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  5. NFL: Can Clueless Englishmen Such As Myself Really Call Themselves NFL "Fans" ?

    I am English, removed and ignorant. To me American football is a sport of passive, aesthetic enjoyment. I have no bonds, I simply enjoy the spectacle...

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  6. World Football: Ranking the 25 Worst 'Tackles' of All Time (With Video)

    Fundamentally football is down to skill, talent and ability. Yet there is an far more abhorrent practice that underpins the essence of the game itself...

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  7. World Transfer Window: Ranking the Best January Deals

    Monday 31 st January 2011: The day football defied the credit crunch to create the best example of monetary lunacy we will in all likelihood ever bear witness too. 100 million, spent in a day...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 772 reads 11 comments

  8. 'A Scotsman Called McTavish' and Other Quotes: The Gospel of Ian Holloway

    Too often in life and increasingly in football people take themselves too seriously. Every once in a while an odd-ball comes along to buck the trend, to rebel against the natural order...

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  9. What the 1999 Champions League Final Meant to One 8 Year Old

    “Can Man United score? They always score.” The prophet foresaw the inevitable as fate contrived to give my 8-year-old self an insight into the unbridled joy of sporting perfection...

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  10. Soccer: Diego Maradona, Pele and The Greatest Footballers From A To Z

    The list of the world's greatest footballers is a well-trodden path. The problem with such assessment is it is solely based on one’s subjective opinion and is therefore as conclusive as asking Emmeline Pankhurst to judge "The Apprentice"...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 3,285 reads 45 comments

  11. Juan Carlos Chera: The Boy from Brazil That Football Forgot

    I remember it clearly. It was about three years ago whilst, as I am accustomed to do, I was browsing through the annuls of YouTube that I first heard the name...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 4,780 reads 13 comments

  12. 'Tis the Season To Be an Underdog: Lille, Dortmund, Napoli, Blackpool, Man Utd.

    Expectations are funny things; either you are expected to do well or you not. At the start of each football season betting men place their bets based on these expectations...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 450 reads 2 comments

  13. Roy Keane: Why the Great Player Will Never Be a Great Manager

    Roy Keane is as he has always been; an individual that seemingly courts controversy. This was ok when he was a player (I use the term ok loosely as it is obviously not ‘ok’ ...

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  14. The Future Premiership: Each EPL Club's Top British Youth Prospect Under 21

    Some club's have it abundance, some it appears have very little. Yet in the wake of the national football teams seemingly genetic predilection for failure, i feel now is as good a time as any to look for the future...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 3,085 reads 16 comments

  15. Chris-Is at Newcastle? Hughton Fired In Farcical Scenes. Which EPL Boss Is Next?

    Every year it’s the same; teams start, full of optimism, ready to reap the fruit of the managers seeds and then things go awry. Loses here, dropped points there, a sense of desperation sets in: “things have to change”...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 332 reads 10 comments

  16. Premier League Needs You: 11 Young Players Who Could Light Up the Prem

    What really is the best league in the world? Spain? England? Italy? Germany? To be honest i don't really know. My head says Spain but my heart says England and i prefer my heart...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 4,449 reads 32 comments

  17. Dimitar Berbatov: Seriously, Is He Any Good for Manchester United?

    I hate Marmite, though many of my friends love it. Dimitar Berbatov, to me, is Marmite in all but the jar. An outrageously gifted footballer on the one hand, and a lethargic waste of valuable grass on the other...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 3 years ago 1,649 reads 30 comments

  18. The Taming Of Big Andy and How Fabio Capello Failed The Newcastle Man

    There was something that just didn’t sit right watching England’s hirsute Neanderthal-esque No. 9 take to the pitch at Wembley last week...

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  19. Inter Milan's Gravest Error: The Rafa Benitez Story

    Rafael Benitez Maudes was born on April 18, 1960, in the suburbs of Madrid. He was a member of the Real Madrid youth system, before failing to make the grade and plying his trade as a player in the lower Spanish leagues—unspectacular...

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  20. The England Effect; English Football Teams' History Of Failure.

    I would call myself an objectivist, a realist, one in tune with the pigments of reality. I have a finger on the pulse of society. Yet, on Wednesday, I realised that for football it’s different...

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  21. The Theatre Of Sand: The Rise and Rise Of Blackpool FC.

    To use a synonym from the beaches for which it is famed, if Manchester United and Chelsea were high-rise sand palaces, Blackpool would be a small turret, dented slightly by the unwanted intervention of a stray beach ball...

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