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Author Archives: Alex Muller

Manchester City Must Not Think That Spending Another £150m Will Catch United, Says Gary Neville: The Nightly EPL

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Gary Neville has some tough words for Manchester City supporters to swallow tonight, saying that the current Premier League title-holders have a long way to go to catch up with the Manchester United juggernaut — not just in the league … Continue reading

Controversial Former Sun Editor Kelvin MacKenzie Dropped from The Telegraph: The Nightly EPL

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Controversial former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has been dropped from The Telegraph newspaper after only writing one column. MacKenzie had his column published on Thursday in a role that The Telegraph billed as a regular gig. However, The Telegraph‘s football writer Henry Winter said it … Continue reading

Manchester United Appoint Specialist to Improve Old Trafford Atmosphere: The Daily EPL

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Manchester United have appointed an acoustic engineer to help improve the atmosphere at Old Trafford. The move comes after many Manchester United supporters complained that even though supporters in the Stretford End make a tremendous amount of noise, very few … Continue reading

Alex Ferguson Refuses to Discuss Man United’s 6-1 Old Trafford Defeat to Man City: The Nightly EPL

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After Sir Alex Ferguson retires, he should consider being a professor in England or the United States, teaching a class on manipulating the media. He is that good. During today’s press conference with Ferguson, the Manchester United manager was asked about the … Continue reading

Scott Parker Misses Open Goal for Tottenham Against Basel in Europa League [GIF]

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Poor Scott Parker. The Tottenham midfielder had a golden opportunity to score for Tottenham Hotspur against Basel today in the quarter-finals of the Europa League, but somehow he managed to completely miss the net. Oh Scottie, what were you thinking?!

Chelsea vs Rubin Kazan, Spurs vs Basel & Benfica vs Newcastle, Europa League: Open Thread

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Three Premier League sides are in action today in the quarter-finals of the Europa League. All three first leg matches are being shown live on US television and/or Internet. Here’s the schedule for today: Chelsea vs Rubin Kazan, 3pm, FOX … Continue reading

Everton Will Have to Break 60-Point Barrier to Secure European Qualification, Says Moyes: The Daily EPL

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Everton manager David Moyes has set a target of reaching 60 points to secure European qualification. Everton currently has eight matches remaining this Premier League season for an opportunity to win 24 points. Everton sit in sixth position with 51 … Continue reading

Rafael Benitez Sets his Sights on Summer Move to ‘Top’ English Side: The Nightly EPL

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Where will Rafa Benitez end up this summer? As a manager on the continent, or — as he thinks — managing a top club in the Premier League? I don’t foresee any managerial changes this summer at any of the … Continue reading

New Leaked Photo of England’s 2013 Home Shirt Is Clearest Yet [PHOTO]

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A new photo of England’s new home shirt for 2013 has been leaked on the Internet, and this one is the clearest yet. This new photo — which is by far the best photo yet, more so than the previous … Continue reading

Charlton Manager Refuses to be Drawn On Issue of Whether Paolo Di Canio is a Fascist: The Daily EPL

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During Paolo Di Canio’s press conference yesterday in Sunderland, the Italian manager was asked by BBC journalist Dan Roan whether he is a fascist or not. Di Canio refused to answer the question and, instead, said to ask Trevor Sinclair … Continue reading

‘Outstanding’ José Reina is Staying at Liverpool, Says Brendan Rodgers: The Nightly EPL

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Brendan Rodgers expects Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina to remain at the club after this summer, according to an article in The Guardian newspaper. The Spanish goalkeeper, who has had his toughest season to date at Anfield, “[Reina]‘s never been unsettled and our … Continue reading

Close-Ups of Liverpool’s New Home Shirt for 2013-14 Season [PHOTOS]

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New close-ups have been leaked on the Internet of Liverpool’s new home shirt for the 2013-14 season. The close-ups of Liverpool shirt are consistent with the shirt design we revealed in December. Plus, the new photos definitely lend some credibility … Continue reading

Ray Wilkins Blames Ashley Cole Injury On Rafa Benitez’s Rotation Policy: The Daily EPL

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Former Chelsea assistant manager Ray Wilkins says that Rafa Benitez is to blame for Ashley Cole’s injury, which will keep the left back out of action for two weeks. Here’s what Wilkins said to talkSport during his interview with the … Continue reading

Manchester City’s Samir Nasri Says Stan Kroenke Forced Arsenal to Sell: The Nightly EPL

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Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri is stirring up some controversy today, saying that Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke forced Gunners manager Arsene Wenger to sell Nasri to City in 2011. In an interview with beIN SPORT, Nasri said “Wenger told … Continue reading

Rio Ferdinand Offered New One-Year Deal at Manchester United: The Nightly EPL

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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Rio Ferdinand offered new one-year deal at Manchester United — The Mail Roberto Mancini frustrated with Samir Nasri after Manchester City win — The Guardian Walter Winterbottom: The great guru born 100 years … Continue reading

6 England Internationals May Be Forced Out Of Chelsea-Man City US Friendlies: The Nightly EPL

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Six members of the England national team may be forced out of the two Chelsea and Manchester City friendlies scheduled to be played in St Louis and New York City in late May. Since England’s chances of qualifying for the … Continue reading

Buy-Out Clause for Michael Laudrup Set at £10m to Scare Off All But Richest Suitors: The Nightly EPL

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Swansea City have set the buy-out clause to break Michael Laudrup’s recently signed contract at a whopping £10 million, scaring off all but the richest suitors. With Laudrup flying high in his first season in the Premier League, you can … Continue reading

FA Says it Has Not Yet Found Evidence of Racist Chanting at San Marino Game: The Daily EPL

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The Football Association is investigating allegations of racist chanting against Rio and Anton Ferdinand from the San Marino game last week, but have found no evidence as of yet. The FA says it has no reason to doubt media reports … Continue reading