1. Manchester City Ease Past Pedestrian Stoke as Shining Silva Rules the Britannia

    Manchester City assistant manager David Platt described Pablo Zabaleta as a regular "eight out of 10" player, after his goal put Stoke City out of the FA cup. Zabaleta is consistently good...

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  2. Jay Rodriguez Dive Hides Grim Reality of Aston Villa's Misery

    Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert was furious with referee Mark Halsey after the defeat at home to Southampton. Mark Halsey wrongly adjudged that Villa defender Enda Stevens had fouled Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez in the penalty area...

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  3. Fulham Earn Points at West Brom as Regal Berbatov Reigns

    Fulham boss Martin Jol brushed aside questions about his best player Dimitar Berbatov after the Cottagers’ victory at the Hawthorns. “I don’t want to talk about him because other players will probably get annoyed,” said Jol...

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  4. Gareth Bale: Best Is Yet to Come, Says Tottenham Boss Andrė Villas-Boas

    Gareth Bale has more to offer, said Tottenham Hotspur boss Andrė Villas-Boas in his post-match media conference...

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  5. January Transfer Window: Transfer Fees Will Fall Next Month

    F ernando Torres and Andy Carroll are both exceptional football players. As strikers, they are sold for big money. But the £85 million the pair fetched last January will never be matched again...

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  6. Manchester City Show the Weakness That May Let Manchester United Overtake Them

    Manchester City failed to score against West Brom in a tense and exhilarating game at the Hawthorns. It was the first time City had failed to find the net this season in a Premier League game...

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  7. Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll: Beauty and the Beast, a Blossoming Partnership

    Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish was trying to play it down in the post match press conference, but there was no hiding his delight with his team's performance at the Hawthorns against West Bromwich Albion ...

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  8. Liverpool Will Find Roy Hodgson's West Brom a Tough Nut to Crack

    West Bromwich Albion boss Roy Hodgson will be keen to repeat last season's performance against Liverpool at the Hawthorns this weekend Last April, Albion beat the Reds 2-1—sweet ...

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  9. Carlos Tevez: Mancini Needs to Sack Him , and Fast

    Roberto Mancini needs to sack Carlos Tevez and to get him away from the club as quickly as possible. Tevez’s disruptive and poisonous attitude will already have spread through the City camp...

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  10. Manchester United: Hernandez Needed Rooney, Not God, at Stoke City

    Javier Hernandez infuriated the Stoke City fans before the game at the Britannia Stadium. He knelt down on the centre circle seconds before the kickoff, put his hands together, raised his head skywards and prayed to God...

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  11. Arsene Wenger: Will He Be the First Premier League Manager to Get the Sack?

    Victories for Blackburn’s Steve Kean in the League and Carling Cup mean the bookies’ favourite for the sack race this season is a bit more secure...

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  12. QPR's Joey Barton Not Fit to Be Captain

    Joey Barton is not the right sort of person to captain a team. His disciplinary record on and off the field at various stages of his career is little short of disgusting...

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  13. Harry Redknapp Labels Tottenham's Europa Game "a Nuisance"

    Tottenham's Europa League fixture against PAOK Salonika on Thursday is a nuisance, according to Harry Redknapp ...

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  14. Martin Jol's Fulham the Oldest Side in the Premier League

    Fulham claims to be the oldest club in London. On Sunday, they fielded one of the oldest teams in the history of the Premier League. The average age of the players in their starting line-up to play Blackburn Rovers was a little over 30...

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  15. Aston Villa Signing: Jermaine Jenas Can Learn from Masterful Petrov

    Jermaine Jenas has always looked younger than he is. Baby-faced and slim, he wriggles and weaves his way through midfields like an eel in springtime. But not often enough...

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  16. Wolverhampton Wanderers: Stadium Improvements Better Than Transfer Deals

    The two quietest places in the last two days of the transfer window have been Old Trafford and Molineux. You can understand Manchester United ’s wheelers and dealers taking a late-summer break...

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  17. Stoke's New Strikers: Cameron Jerome Could Outshine Peter Crouch

    Stoke City broke their own transfer record by signing Peter Crouch for £10m rising to £12m in the transfer window. Tony Pulis has drawn attention to Crouch’s scoring record for England and in Europe...

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  18. Shotton's Late Stoke Winner: Why Video Replays Are a Must for Referees

    Ryan Shotton’s last-minute goal for Stoke City against West Bromwich Albion is yet another example of why referees should be allowed to use video evidence during matches. The goal was decisive and came at a crucial point in the match...

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  19. 8 Defenders Skillful Enough to Be Midfielders

    Last week, Wolves fans paid tribute to Frank Munro, their former Scottish international defender of the 1970s. Munro was a centre-half of rare skill...

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  20. McCarthy Insists Wolves Will Not Be Fooled by Premier League Success

    For a very brief period after their 2-0 win over Fulham , before Manchester City put three past Bolton, Wolves were leading the pack...

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  21. Randy Lerner Too Wise to Turn Aston Villa into Premier League Contenders

    Nine years ago, future Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner donated £5m to the National Portrait Gallery in London. It was a great investment...

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