Football

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With Man City on the verge of a fourth Premier League title in five seasons, the prospect of Pep Guardiola’s side strengthening even further for the 2022/23 season won’t be welcome news for fans of any other side with ambitions of challenging for the league title. But the signing of Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland –… Continue reading >

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Rarely has the term “relegation six-pointer” been so relevant than its description of last night’s match between Burnley and Everton. Everton sat three points outside the bottom three, and four points clear of 19th-placed Burnley. With a better goal difference than Watford, an Everton win would have effectively given them a seven point advantage over… Continue reading >

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With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer nominated for the Premier League Manager of the Year award, and Rio Ferdinand claiming earlier this week that Man United have overtaken Liverpool, the idea that Red Devils have enjoyed a season of great progression seems to be popular. A deeper look into some of the statistics for the season doesn’t… Continue reading >

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Bad champions. That was the damning verdict on Liverpool by Roy Keane, the outspoken pundit and winner of multiple titles as captain of Manchester United. Keane’s assessment came after Liverpool were beaten 4-1 at Anfield by Man City, who would comfortably finish the season as this season’s champions. However, while the claim had some merit… Continue reading >

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It feels as if the recent announcement of a European Super League is something that was inevitable. Since the late 1990’s, there has been talk of the creation of such a league, and even some failed attempts to turn plans into reality. But at no point has the existence of a breakaway European football league… Continue reading >

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The biggest surprise to the news of Frank Lampard’s sacking as Chelsea manager was the number of people in the game who genuinely seemed to be surprised by it. That’s not to suggest that I agreed with the decision, but instead was based on the ruthless manner in which the London club has been run… Continue reading >