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Premier League weekend review: Winners and Losers

While storm Ciara did enough to ruin the return of Premier League football for us, it couldn’t stop us from analyzing a couple of games that did happen.  It definitely left quite a bitter taste in our mouth after Ciara made sure that we couldn’t binge-watch the Premier League at the weekend. However, one should always count the blessings they ...

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Is Time Running Out For Ole Gunnar Solskjaer?

Manchester United are having their worst season in 33 years and could be set to fall short of the top four in the Premier League at the end of the campaign. Although publicly they have supported their manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, it would be no surprise if the United board decides to make a change before the season is out. United ...

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The Five Most Annoying Types of Football Fan

They say that hell is other people. That may be a negative view when it comes to attending football matches, which should be one of the great communal experiences. Yet, there is nothing that can spoil your enjoyment of a game more than being sat or stood next to a particular type of spectator, although, in many cases, to call ...

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Real Betis: Review of the club’s 2019-20 season so far

Real Betis Balompie ended last season ready to make a lot of changes over the summer. They had seen improvement season after season until 2018-2019, when the team dropped a lot of points. Their form towards the close of last season left the senior club management in no doubt that investment was needed, not just in the squad but also ...

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Four Manchester United players who can go big this season

The 2019-20 season has begun on a horrendous note for the Red Devils. They are ranked a lowly 12th. Of late, the club hasn’t been able to get its act together. Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez’s ouster from the squad came as a shock to many. After Sanchez shifted base to Inter Milan, the club has been finding it hard to ...

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4 Skills Poker Players Can Learn From Top Managers

Being a football manager requires a certain skill set that runs beyond that of understanding the game from a playing perspective. There are a range of skills a manager needs in order to succeed, some of which are very similar to those required around a poker table. Some players like Gerard Pique and Ronaldo for instance, have tried their luck at poker. Teddy ...

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Nicolas Pépé plays better when playing the full 90 minutes

Image Credits Now that club record signing Nicolas Pépé has played six games in the Premier League and one game in the Europa League for Arsenal, it seems an appropriate juncture to have a look at the early statistics for the 24-year old Ivory Coast international. A few months ago, former Arsenal club legend Nigel Winterburn said in an exclusive interview ...

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Newcastle are the outright favourites to be relegated

Newcastle are the new outright favourites to be relegated from the Premier League this season after slumping to consecutive defeats in their opening two games. Image Source The Magpies lost iconic manager Rafa Benitez in the summer after he grew frustrated with a lack of investment in the squad. Steve Bruce was parachuted in to replace him and he has ...

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