1. 2010 FIFA World Cup: The Contenders vs. the Pretenders

    The entire world waits in anticipation as June 11th, the curtain raiser for the FIFA World Cup 2010 to be held in South Africa draws closer and closer...

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  2. Is Rafael Benitez's Time at Anfield Nearing Its End?

    Dumped out of the UEFA Champions League, knocked out of the Europa League, struggling to hold on to even fourth place in the Premier League: To say that this has been a disappointing season for Liverpool would be an understatement...

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  3. Leave Me Alone, Arsene Wenger Tells Real Madrid

    Reports in Spain suggest that manager Manuel Pellegrini is on the brink of the sack after Real Madrid were dumped out of the Champions League by Lyon...

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  4. Are Manchester United Overly Dependent on Wayne Rooney?

    Manchester United go into their midweek clash against Aston Villa a mere two points behind Chelsea. The Red Devils are in fine form ahead of the game and have picked up comprehensive victories ...

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  5. The Bottom Corner: How Can Chelsea Counter the African Cup of Nations?

    Carlo Ancelotti is confident Chelsea can cope without the services of Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou and Jon Obi Mikel, who will be away at the African Cup of Nations...

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  6. The Bottom Corner: Sparky Axed, Ancelotti and Benitez To Follow?

    Manchester City's controversial decision to sack Mark Hughes has met some strong criticism. Manchester United's manager Sir Alex Ferguson deemed it 'unacceptable' while Arsene Wenger revealed he was 'extremely disappointed' by it...

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  7. Saturday Bloopers: Manchester United, Liverpool, and the Sack Returns!

    Danny Murphy never forgets his scoring boots when he faces Manchester United. The Fulham skipper was on target yet again, as Fulham stunned the Premier League Champions at Craven Cottage on a chilly Saturday evening...

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  8. The Bottom Corner: Defenseless Manchester United In Trouble?

    Manchester United thrashed West Ham 4-0 last night at Upton Park; it was a stunning performance capped off by goals from Paul Scholes, Darren Gibson, Antonio Valencia and Wayne Rooney...

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  9. The Bottom Corner: Arsenal Needs To Grow Up

    Arsenal suffered their second consecutive Premier League defeat last night, a 3-0 loss to Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium that left many of their supporters wondering if their team was heading towards yet another trophy-less season...

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  10. The Bottom Corner: Is FIFA Just a Bunch of Muppets?

    FIFA have dashed the Republic of Ireland's hopes of replaying their World Cup qualifying play-off with France. The Football Association of Ireland requested a replay after Thierry Henry's clear handball in the build-up to William Gallas' decisive goal...

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  11. The Bottom Corner: Has Michael Owen Answered His Critics Yet?

    Sir Alex Ferguson took a massive gamble during the summer. When the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez had left Old Trafford, he had to find adequate replacements to ensure they would retain the Premier League for a fourth consecutive time...

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  12. The Bottom Corner : Is Rio Ferdinand's Time Up?

    Rio Ferdinand joined Manchester United in 2002 for a staggering £29.1 million. Ferdinand, a product of West Ham United's academy joined the Red Devils from a financially crippled ...

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  13. The Bottom Corner : How Do You Find Another Ryan Giggs?

    Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Bottom Corner . A new series launched by Bleacher Report's 'Featured Columnist', Salaar Shamsi   Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs will celebrate his 36th birthday on the 29th of November...

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  14. Tottenham Hotspur : Merely Pretenders or So Much More?

    Spurs were outclassed by Arsenal in Saturday's early kickoff at the Emirates Stadium. The game ended 3-0 in favour of the Gunners, courtesy of a brace from Robin Van Persie and stunning goal by Arsenal skipper, Cesc Fabregas...

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  15. Liverpool in Dire Straits With Only Themselves to Blame

    Four successive defeats to Fiorentina, Chelsea, Sunderland, and Lyon mean Liverpool's ambitions of gaining any silverware both in the Premier League or in Europe have been dealt a massive blow...

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  16. A Look at Life In the Premier League For the New Boys!

    The new season brought the likes of Burnley, Birmingham City and Wolverhampton Wanderers to English football's top flight. Here we look at how the new boys have come to terms with life in what is arguably the world's most competitive league...

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  17. Has Carlo Ancelotti Revived Chelsea's Premier League Challenge?

    Loved by some, hated by others. The thought of a certain Jose Mourinho re-appearing in Chelsea's dugout would spark mixed reactions from the Blues' faithful...

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  18. Three Way Street : What Eduardo, Arsenal and UEFA Have To Say...

    Not surprisingly, news of UEFA's decision to overrule Eduardo's two match ban for 'diving' against Celtic has created quite an uprising in footballing circles around the world...

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  19. Why Arsenal May Regret Failing To Strengthen Their Squad

    After an exhausting summer which was eventually followed by the inauguration of another football season, the transfer window is closed until January...

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  20. EPL Special Preview: Manchester United vs Arsenal

    Manchester United vs. Arsenal. In the Premier League, it doesn't really get any bigger than this. Over the years, United and Arsenal have provided us with some exciting encounters...

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  21. Following In Barca's Footsteps, Sir Alex Considers Changing Formation!

    Manchester United were comprehensively beaten by FC Barcelona in last season's UEFA Champions League Final. Over the summer, United lost the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez to Real Madrid and Manchester City respectively...

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  22. Manchester United Defeated by Burnley, The End of the World Is Here!

    Manchester United's defeat to Burnley last night has given all of United's opponents an opportunity to blast United's ambitions of winning the Premier League title for a fourth consecutive season...

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  23. ICC Champions Trophy 2009: The Contenders

    Well, The ICC Champions Trophy, also known as the mini-World Cup featuring the world's eight best cricketing nations is a month away and I thought I'd take an indepth look at the strengths and weaknesses of each and every participant...

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  24. EPL Super Sunday: Liverpool's Campaign Begins With A Defeat to Spurs!

    Folks, if Saturday managed to spring about a few surprises, Sunday wasn't to be outdone either. The first Sunday of the new English Premier League had two games being played, Manchester ...

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  25. EPL Opening Day Review : Incredible Arsenal Crush Everton!

    After two boring months without competitive club football, the English Premier League's newest season began on Saturday. Chelsea hosted Hull City in Saturday's early kickoff...

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