Tournament in Focus

Five Underrated 2017 FA Cup contenders

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Crystal Palace Palace may have the worst points rate across the top four divisions in England in 2016, but they can point to reaching their FA Cup final in twenty-six years back in May as a sign that it is not all doom and gloom at Selhurst Park. The same team who beat Palace in the 1990 final repeated the ...

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New Premier League Stars who have made a good start

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The Premier League witnessed the influx of star players in the summer. The league has suffered the departure of big players to Spain, especially in recent seasons and this also coincided with the inability of English teams to win the Champions League and Europa League since 2012 and 2013 respectively which were both won by Chelsea in those years. Chelsea ...

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Greatest XI to never win the Premier League

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Shay Given The former Republic of Ireland goalkeeper has spent over 20 years in the Premier League and has played for several clubs but a league winner’s medal has eluded him. The closest he came to winning the coveted title was with Manchester City during his 2009 to 2011 stint at the club, but they won it a year after ...

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Worst XI to win the Premier League

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Stuart Taylor The second choice goalkeeper collected a winners’ medal at Arsenal during their 2001/02 league winning season when manager Arsene Wenger brought him on for Richard Wright on the final day of the season to ensure that he had ten matches – minimum requirement to get a winners’ medal. Jeff Kenna The right-back was a Premier League winner with ...

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5 Unexpected Summer Transfers of 2016

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Joe Hart (Manchester City to Torino) Any managerial change leads to upheavals, but Joe Hart probably didn’t see the sudden change of fortune that was to come his way after the appointment of Pep Guardiola at the helm of Manchester City. The long-serving Citizens’ custodian and a crowd favourite became a pariah and it was quickly made clear to him ...

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