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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 […]

The Ramifications of Utd vs. Chelsea: A Preview

May 8, 2011

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(Google images result for ‘Squeaky Bum Time’ – If you think there’s any better depiction, I will fight you) There’s a lovely bit of journalistic exaggeration whereby the big matches are labelled ‘title deciders’, but the ones between big teams and smaller ones are considered to be ‘potentially pivotal to the title race’. It’s as though it […]

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 […]

Why The Premier League Is Better Without Allardyce

January 24, 2011

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(Without any word of a lie, half of the Google images for Sam Allardyce have him pulling this exact face) One good rule for life is that, once you have the people, not to let them go. It’s why managers are so opposed to the Bosman ruling, and why Ian Holloway currently has Charlie Adam […]

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 […]