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Premier League Prediction 2021 – 2022

With more than half the Premier League season now completed, now is an opportune time to make some predictions how the final table will look come May. One thing that is certain is that, in the short-term at least, there will be more matches cancelled due to Covid, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) warning that more than 50% of the population of ...

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What are the Fastest Red Cards in the History of Football?

One of the many reasons why so many people love football is because of the dramatic moments that change games. Goals are the most important moments of any football match, but a red card can have an enormous impact on the game, especially if it comes early.  There have been several incidents which have led to early red cards in games, and these can be early ...

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Will the Data on Dementia and Heading Alter the Game?

We have recently seen the introduction of new heading guidelines for football players in the Premier League ahead of the 2021/22 season. The changes come on the back of a great deal of research surrounding the link between heading the football and dementia in later life. Some of the players affected by dementia after their careers ended are famous names, ...

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Five best goals in the history of the Euros

Some of the greatest goals in international football have been scored during the European Championships. A piece of individual brilliance is often the difference between a team’s success and elimination at a major tournament. Some of the best Euros goals have turned the tide for a nation or been the cutting edge needed to help teams progress. 5. Hal Robson-Kanu ...

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Biggest games played at Wembley

For nearly a century, Wembley Stadium in London, England, has staged major sporting events. There have been some fantastic soccer matches played at England’s national stadium. Recent years has also seen the NFL cross the pond with some of their top teams playing on the hallowed Wembley turf. Here’s a look back at Wembley’s biggest games. The 1966 World Cup ...

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City favourite to regain title

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Manchester City are the odds-on favourites to regain their Premier League title from Liverpool. The two North-West rivals are expected to be the main contenders for the league title again. With Chelsea, a distant third in the title. The other three of the other big six – Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham – are rank outsiders. Manchester City (-131) Pep ...

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Transfer News – September 18th, 2020

Judging by the state of football in the first half of the year, one could’ve rightly expected the 2020 transfer season to be boring. After all, a global pandemic reduced football to virtual sports and reruns on TV, leaving clubs with massive gaping holes in their budgets. Still, the news about transfers keep pouring – the teams are clearly bent ...

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10 Superstitious Athletes and Their Weirdest Sports Rituals

Source. Ever wonder why some sports athletes and coaches sometimes exhibit strange behaviors before starting the game off? This has been seen not only in baseball but also in basketball and the NHL. It’s what has earned our favorite sportsmen the title of superstitious athletes. This sort of behavior has become so infectious that even the fans have started doing ...

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