1. Manchester United Move for Danielle De Rossi Would Make Perfect Sense

    Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has recently quashed rumors that United are interested in procuring the signature of Dutch master midfielder Wesley Sneijder ...

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  2. The 5 Contenders for the English Premier League Title

    Seven games into the EPL season and it is slowly becoming clearer who will contend for the biggest prize. Chelsea lead the table after staking their claim for the trophy as early-season pacesetters...

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  3. Manchester United: Time for Wayne Rooney Central Midfield Experiment to Begin?

    Last week, I wrote a piece where I outlined reasons why I thought Manchester United were about to be found out. The weekend gone proved my suspicion correct...

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  4. Manchester United: Sir Alex Ferguson's Team May Soon Be Found out

    Manchester United will be feeling mightily relieved after the weekend's fixture at Liverpool , as they somehow managed to steal a game that should never have been theirs for the taking...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about almost 2 years ago 4,176 reads 21 comments

  5. Arsene Wenger: Modern Football's Master of the Transfer Market

    Arsene Wenger has done it again. Already it seems that two of the Arsenal manager's signings this transfer window gone will flourish to levels that many managers only dream of...

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  6. Euro 2012: Empire Tries to Strike Back as International Game Insists Validity

    Here it is, Euro 2012 —taking place in the wonderfully open-minded climes of the broken Soviet Empire...

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  7. Manchester United: Woeful Officiating Takes Gleam off Title Tilt

    QPR's visit to Old Trafford, under the managership of one of United's favorite sons, could have been something really special. Instead, it left a sour taste in the mouth, an uneasy feeling in the stomach...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about over 2 years ago 1,071 reads 9 comments

  8. Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs: Superior Technical Training Increases Longevity

    Having witnessed the spectacle of Paul Scholes' astonishing return to the EPL, and also Ryan Giggs ' continued high standards, the following question came to my mind: How is it ...

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  9. Liverpool: Kenny Dalglish Must Secure Service of Good Winger in Window

    As the transfer window nears its close, there is typically frenetic activity and panic buying. Rumor has it Liverpool are after Milos Krasic of Juventus and there is an obvious need for a good crosser...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about over 2 years ago 1,737 reads 19 comments

  10. Liverpool Fans Ridiculously Call for the King's Head as They Dream of Yesterday

    "Yesterday, all my troubles were so far away, now it seems as if they're here to stay, ohh I believe in yesterday .....

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  11. Alex Ferguson: The Once and Future King?

    Watching Manchester United take on Queens Park Rangers , it was easy to see why Sir Alex Ferguson is still the top dog amongst the English Premier League managers...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about almost 3 years ago 749 reads 4 comments

  12. Man City Madness-Balotelli and Richards in Training Ground Bust Up

    The news coming out of Manchester in the last few hours does not bode well for Man City fans worried about their teams continued push for English and European supremacy...

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  13. Manchester City: Despite Loss to Chelsea, City Will Win English Premier League

    Manchester City stormed out of the blocks this season, scoring goals for fun and playing polished, attacking football that most teams could not handle let alone compete with...

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  14. EPL: Suarez's Disallowed Goal Crucial as Refs Stymie Several Sides This Round

    After a weekend of good football, it would have been easy to let certain refereeing decisions slide by, unnoticed and forgotten...

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  15. Mario Bolatelli: Super Mario Can Be One of the Greatest If He Can Master Himself

    The match reports for the Liverpool vs. Man City game could barely disguise their anticipation at a mention of Mario Balotelli, several of them leading with the young fireball's name in their articles...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about almost 3 years ago 755 reads 0 comments

  16. Manchester United: EPL and a Record Looms Though the CL Casts a Long Shadow

    Manchester United have stumbled wildly like a drunk in high winds at times this season. In a manner that suggested they were not quite up to what they seem now likely to achieve...

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  17. UEFA Champions League: Charting Sir Alex Ferguson's European Career, Part 1

    The following article will display through word and video the career of Alex Ferguson on his European excursions...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about over 3 years ago 1,350 reads 0 comments

  18. UEFA Champions League: Manchester United's Michael Carrick Silences Critics at Chelsea

    As is usually the case, there were all sorts of preposterous suggestions in the media about how this game would pan out and the players who may prove influential...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about over 3 years ago 1,843 reads 23 comments

  19. UEFA Champions League: 5 Things Manchester United Must Do To Beat Chelsea

    The English matchup pits two of the most successful teams in the past 10 years of European football head-to-head. Chelsea though, have never won top honors in Europe, losing finalists to these very same opponents only a few years ago...

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  20. FA Cup: Bolton Wanderers, Nat Lofthouse and the Magic of the World's Oldest Cup

    Bolton Wanderers have never been a fashionable club in the modern age of football. Many think of them as one of the tough-to-beat sides that inhabit the middle of the premier league...

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  21. Arsenal FC: Can Misfiring Gunners Break Manchester United's Grip on EPL Trophy?

    Arsenal have gone from a few weeks ago being hailed as the team that could potentially advance in Europe at the expense of Barcelona, while picking up a "lesser" trophy at Wembley ...

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  22. UEFA Champions League: The Beast That Is

    The Champions League, the best of the best, the sternest test—simply put, the interminably difficult quest. Placed on such a pedestal is this series of games, that some now view it as more important than the World Cup...

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  23. EPL Midseason Window's Top Transfers

    The mid season window, is typically heralded by a cataclysmic level of hype that is churned up with its impending arrival, much like the clouds of mud stirred up in the water beneath a paddle steamer as it docks at a jetty...

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  24. Manchester United's Dose of Karma at Chelsea Could Be the Tonic Arsenal Need

    Watching Chelsea vs. Manchester United this morning, the first thing I noticed was how easily United seemed to be controlling the match in the first half...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about over 3 years ago 1,882 reads 68 comments

  25. Lionel Messi's Ghost Goal Omitted from Majority of Assessments of Arsenal's Win

    I saw a game this morning in which a team was being taught a lesson in how to play football. Barcelona were literally schooling Arsenal in the game, passing and movement, fundamentals in football...

    illya mclellan Written by illya mclellan about over 3 years ago 6,968 reads 120 comments