1. Criticism of Premier League Referees: Deserving or Overblown?

    Criticized and ridiculed on Twitter by players and fans, frequently put down by managers and under constant scrutiny from every conceivable television camera angle, the life of an English football referee can be a tough one...

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  2. Steven Gerrard: The Root of the Problems at Liverpool FC ?

    As the final whistle blew at Anfield on Sunday, Steven Gerrard wore the look of a forlorn and dejected man...

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  3. Darren Fletcher : He Will Be Missed at Manchester United

    Darren Fletcher has at last agreed to give priority to his health over football. But his attempts to overcome the illness without giving up on his football is a measure of the ethics that has won so much admiration among his teammates and fans...

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  4. Manchester United vs Chelsea: A Pre-Match Analysis

    October 1977: Andre Villas-Boas was born, five months after Sir Alex Ferguson won his first trophy. Fast forward almost two and a half decades...

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  5. Arsenal FC: Crisis or Media-Fueled Hype ?

    Is there a chance that anyone in the media might have something positive to say about Arsenal and, in particular, Arsene Wenger ? Watching from the director's box, we saw a fidgety and agitated Wenger...

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  6. Manchester United vs. West Brom: 4 Pointers for the Rest of the Season

    How often have they done this? Another late, late win for Manchester United and a winning start to their title defence. Arsenal , Chelsea and Liverpool already playing catch up...

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  7. Manchester United: Reading Between the Lines of Reds' Community Shield Victory

    There may have been an unfamiliar look to the side fielded by Manchester United during the second half of their Community Shield victory against their local rivals, but there was nothing unfamiliar about the manner of their victory...

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