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Tottenham Vs Stoke City Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Tottenham Vs Stoke City Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

The football world remains, perhaps naively, shocked by the sacking of Claudio Ranieri by Leicester City on Thursday. As has become usual, most English teams have ensured a way out of Europe at the first opportunity available, although only confirmed drop outs are Tottenham, who could not get past Gent from Belgium, also on Thursday. In all this, the Premier League returns this weekend after a fortnight. It returns for at least sixteen of the twenty teams, as the other …
Arsenal in a Wenger Dilemma

Arsenal in a Wenger Dilemma

An Arsenal fan joked that he had expected to get drawn against Bayern Munich or Barcelona in the fifth round of the FA Cup, such was the feeling of Deja-vu for Gunners fans. It's quite apt that with it recently being Groundhog Day, that Arsenal are looking like they are about to live through a seeming repeat of the last ten years. The defeat a couple of weeks back to Chelsea was expected by most onlookers, partly down to the current strength …
Chelsea vs Swansea City | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Swansea City | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On February 25th, Chelsea welcome Swansea City to Stamford Bridge as the Blues look to march toward the Premier League title.  With an eight point lead at the top, every win moves Chelsea closer and closer to the championship. Chelsea have built their lead at the top by beating the bad teams this season.  The Blues have dropped only four points in games against teams outside of the top five this season.  Two of those points did come against Swansea …
Mata, Makeshift Full-Backs & Man United Marching On

Mata, Makeshift Full-Backs & Man United Marching On

Manchester United have made it to the last 16 of the Europa League, thanks to a 1-0 win (4-0 agg) at St.Etienne and will therefore remain in the hat for the draw which is set to take place in Nyon on the 24th of February. Mourinho stood by his word as he fielded a eleven that was not far from his best - with the front three of Mkhitaryan, Ibrahimovic and Juan Mata. Paul Pogba also played the whole ninety …
What Needs to Change at Leicester City?

What Needs to Change at Leicester City?

There are very few jobs in this world, where you can go from an absolute hero on one day to an utter failure the very next day. A football manager’s job, especially a Premier League manager’s job is one of these rare job types. Consider the case of Arsene Wenger. Lately every season, there are two very noticeable waves of emotions for the Gunners fans. Every season, in most cases towards the end, Arsenal fans are placated with their continued …
Atletico president brands United ‘small’ in Griezmann pursuit

Atletico president brands United ‘small’ in Griezmann pursuit

With their much-publicised interest in French international Antoine Griezmann reaching new heights thanks to comments from the striker’s advisor, Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo has had his say on the matter, with the Spaniard damming in his view of Manchester United. United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen to unite Griezmann with his international team mate Paul Pogba, in what could once again be a world record transfer fee. However, Carezo has branded United as a “small team”, stating that …
An Italian Solution for Arsenal?

An Italian Solution for Arsenal?

While drawing up plans for the English FA’s £105 million national football centre, David Sheepshanks, the chairman of St. George’s Park, drew inspiration from a few other national football centres in Europe.  One that impressed him quite a bit was the Coverciano, the central training facility and technical headquarters of the Italian Football Federation. It isn’t a facility that will find favour with many English players, who find St. George’s Park to be ‘boring’.  Steven Gerrard thought it wasn’t player …
Why Zlatan will Deliver the Premier League Title to Man United

Why Zlatan will Deliver the Premier League Title to Man United

There have been a number of sensational summer transfers in the Premier League but few have made a similar impact as Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United. The tall Swede has adapted to life in the Premier League fairly easily and already he has made a huge impact on the squad. He may be 35-years-old but by securing his services on a free, Jose Mourinho has made one of the best signings of the summer. Manchester United have been in great …
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