1. 10 Crazy Fan Moments in World Football History

    Footballers love to say how the fans can be the 12th man, how they can be the extra influence on a match from the stands. The contribution the supporters make can sometimes be the additional factor that helps team get over the line...

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  2. Robin van Persie Move Ends Arsenal and Manchester United's Great Rivalry

    The confirmation that Arsenal have agreed to terms with Manchester United over the sale of star striker Robin van Persie has sent shock waves through the Premier League. It also marks an end to English football's last big rivalry...

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  3. Predicting the Premier League's Top 15 Scorers for 2012-13

    Every footballer—well, most at least—would take a major trophy won with their club over an individual award any time they were offered the choice...

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  4. Premier League 2012-13 Season: 10 Bold Predictions

    The dust is only just settling after the Olympic Games in London, and the realisation that the new Premier League season is just days away begins to dawn...

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  5. Brazil vs. Mexico: Complete Preview for Men's Olympic Gold Medal Match

    Wembley Stadium in north-west London becomes the Latin quarter of the capital on Saturday when Brazil take on Mexico in the Olympic men's football final...

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  6. Olympic Football 2012: Brazil Clear Favourites to Beat Mexico in Final

    Brazil are one match away from snapping one of the most surprising trophy droughts in football. The most successful international team in the history of the sport face Mexico at Wembley on Saturday bidding to win their first ever Olympic title...

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  7. Transfer Rumours: Latest Updates on Robin Van Persie, Lucas Moura and Hulk

    They are three of the names mentioned most often during this summer's transfer window, usually without anything new to report. Such is the way of the transfer gossip silly season...

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  8. Tottenham Hotspur: Complete Guide for the 2012-2013 Premier League Season

    It is a mark of how far Tottenham have come over the last few seasons that finishing fourth in the Premier League last term was seen as a disappointment...

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  9. South Korea vs. Brazil: Olympic Men's Football Semifinal Preview

    Brazil's seemingly irresistible march to their first ever Olympic men's football title continues on Tuesday night when they take on South Korea at Old Trafford...

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  10. Villas-Boas vs. Modric: What It Means for Tottenham's Season

    Whether he wants it that way or not, how Andre Villas-Boas's early tenure at Tottenham Hotspur will be largely defined by Luka Modric 's exit...

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  11. Mexico vs Senegal: 6 Bold Predictions for Olympic Football Quarterfinal

    If only Great Britain had finished runners-up in Group A of the men's Olympic football tournament, then they would be playing their quarterfinal at Wembley...

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  12. Team Great Britain Olympic Soccer: Winners and Losers from Group Stage

    Many expected the Team GB experiment to fail, but here they are in the quarterfinals of the Olympics and unbeaten after the group stage to boot...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about almost 2 years ago 1,467 reads 3 comments

  13. Predicting Liverpool's First-Choice Starting XI for the 2012-13

    We are now fewer than three weeks away from Liverpool's first Premier League match with Brendan Rodgers at the helm, but the new manager's overhaul seems a ways from being complete...

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  14. Ranking the 15 Best Defenders in World Football Right Now

    Almost always overlooked when the big awards are given out, defenders are nevertheless just as crucial to a team as their colleagues further up the field. In this list, emphasis is being placed on the "right now" as stipulated in the headline...

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  15. 10 Transfer Targets Who Really Shouldn't Switch Leagues

    During the summer transfer window, it seems like half of the players across Europe's major leagues are linked with moves to clubs in different countries...

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  16. Great Britain vs. Senegal: 6 Things We Learned from Team GB's Olympics Opener

    Team GB's first Olympic campaign in more than 50 years got underway with a 1-1 draw with Senegal at Old Trafford. Craig Bellamy had given the home team a first-half lead only for Moussa Konate to level for the African side eight minutes from time...

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  17. Spain Olympics Soccer Team: How They'll Line Up Against Japan

    Spain go into the men's Olympic football tournament as one of the hot favourites to win the gold. Only Brazil have slightly better odds among the bookies...

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  18. Premier League New Arrivals Set to Be Given a Second Chance

    Of all the players who did not play in the Premier League last season but will play in the forthcoming one, most of them are foreign imports...

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  19. Clint Dempsey: What Would USA Star Bring to Liverpool?

    Liverpool 's long-held interest in Fulham attacker Clint Dempsey has hardly been a secret. Notwithstanding the embarrassing but meaningless gaffe made by Fenway Sports Group-owned ...

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  20. PSG, Anzhi and the Top 10 European Clubs on the Rise

    Today, more than ever in football, it seems, money talks. A couple of years ago, no one could have imagined Paris Saint-Germain would pull off the biggest transfer deal of the summer...

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  21. Soccer: Predicting the Winners of Each of Europe's Major Leagues Next Season

    It is difficult to look almost a year into the world of football and predict outcomes with any great degree of accuracy...

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  22. Ranking the Top 10 International Teams in History

    The debate about where exactly the current Spain side sits among the pantheon of great international football sides opened up again earlier this month when Vicente del Bosque's side won Euro 2012 ...

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  23. Harry Redknapp's Exit Can Finally See Tottenham Hotspur Realize Their Potential

    Tottenham Hotspur enjoyed their most successful period of the past two decades under the management of Harry Redknapp , but the time was right this summer for him to leave in order for the club to move on to the next level...

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  24. Chelsea FC: Do the Blues Need Hulk to Improve in 2012?

    There are fewer ongoing stories of a player being linked with a move to a club without it happening than Hulk 's proposed move to Chelsea ...

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  25. Tottenham's Rapid Reinvention Can Put Them Back on Track

    If failing to qualify for next season's Champions League and losing their successful manager in the space of a few weeks was a disaster for Tottenham Hotspur , the club's rapid response has put the emergency services to shame...

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