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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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How Will Leeds Secure Safety From Relegation?

After a brutal 46-game campaign in the Championship, Leeds United FC have regained their place amongst the elite of English football. In doing so, the club has turned its back on sixteen traumatic years in the wilderness. Those years were characterised by repeat episodes of playoff heartbreak, three seasons in the third tier of English football, and more than a ...

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Who will win the 2020 Europa League?

The Europa League has reached the semi-final stage, with Manchester United set to take on Sevilla and Inter Milan playing Shakhtar Donetsk. The United match will be played in Cologne on Sunday (August 16th), with the Inter game set for the following evening in Dusseldorf. Both games will kick-off at 9 pm local time. A Cup final is difficult to ...

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Barcelona need a complete revamp of their defence

Throughout the first half of the campaign, there was very little separating La Liga title rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid, and another titanic battle between these two old foes looked likely to ensue. However, by mid-February, Zinedine Zidane’s side slowly began to edge away from their nearest challengers, and ended the season seven points clear of the Blaugrana. It was a disappointing ...

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Betting Shops Reopening Across the UK

Picture Credits Football fans have received a further boost recently with news betting shops across the UK are once again open for business.The recent situation in the world has seen many restrictions placed upon supporters, and the wider public, with a loss of football action one of the first blows. Only the Belarusian Premier League played on through the lockdown, ...

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Three Surprise Players In The Premier League This Season

This season’s Premier League has been like no other before. At the end of it though, just like any other year, there will be worthy winners and teams who will be disappointed with their campaign. Here is a look back at the season to identify three players who have really shone and in many ways have been surprised us all. Danny ...

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Charlton Athletic: The club that never gives up

Charlton Athletic has always been known as a team who never stands down even in the darkest of times. The Addicks have endured hugely tiring times in their 114-year history from losing The Valley to Roland Duchatlet’s ownership of the club, but Charlton never gave up. The South-London outfit is once again suffering at the hands of rogue owners, this ...

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Champions League Highlights: Reliving the Best 2018/19 Moments

When will football start again? It’s the question of questions for all footie fans. With all major football leagues postponed or cancelled due to the global pandemic, there is little telling when we could return to the stands. Will Football Return Soon? With entire Europe in lockdown, questions have been raised about the Champions League with UEFA considering proposals that ...

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