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The Shop Window: 50 Players to Watch This Summer

June 1, 2011

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This summer at least one team will spend a bathful of these notes and go on to finish in the exact same position as last year. I know how it goes. Weekends are busy times, and it’s hard to keep track of what’s going on with all those matches. But now we’ve come to the […]

Line in the Sand

May 2, 2011

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Gomez’s error. Vidic’s handball. Kalou’s offside goal, Clichy’s stamp on Owen.  This hasn’t been the best of weekends for officials. So absolutely nobody is surprised that the issue of technology in football is with us again. For the tl;dr crowd, my opinions on the weekend can be summarised as – yes to goal-line technology, yes […]

Tide and Time and Transfer Windows

February 1, 2011

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Great finish. In the words of that great philosopher Martin Lawrence : “Shit just got real”. So much so that I didn’t even notice that Carlos Vela went out on loan to Arsenal a couple of days before the deadline. A quick round-up of my transfer window coverage: Of the five players I said wouldn’t […]

Feel the Excitement

January 31, 2011

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Just 1 day left. I only wish I’d thought to book a day off work. It’s said that none of the huge deals go through in the January window. Such people are fools and should be ignored. You can rest assured that my eyes will be firmly glued to the BBC rolling coverage of the […]

5 Premier League Players on the move

January 7, 2011

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So, as we have already established, this transfer window there will by some players staying at their clubs, some that might be leaving, and by consequence, some that will be going places. These are their stories: 1. Robbie Keane Preface: Well, right now it seems the thing to do to be annoyed at some manager […]

5 Premier League Players That Might Move This Month

January 4, 2011

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So…this was meant to be the third of 3 postings on the start of the transfer window. The first was yesterday on players who won’t be transferred in the window; and since then one of my picks has been given more weight by Owen Coyle putting the prohibitive price-tag of  £20 million or more on […]