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Author Archives: Alex Muller

PFA Announce Six-Point Plan to Tackle Racism in Football: The Daily EPL

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The Professional Footballers’ Association has today revealed a six-point plan to tackle racism. The six points are: 1 Speeding up the process of dealing with reported racist abuse with close monitoring of any incidents. 2 Consideration of stiffer penalties for racist abuse … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Braga and Shakhtar Donetsk vs Chelsea, Champions League Open Thread

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Chelsea and Manchester United both are hoping to continue their good form in the UEFA Champions League with victories today against Shakhtar Donetsk and Braga respectively. But both teams will face difficult matches — especially Chelsea in front of a … Continue reading

Rio Ferdinand Downplays Reports of Black Footballers’ Union: The Daily EPL

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Rio Ferdinand has rubbished Daily Mail reports that he’s planning on creating a black footballers’ union to rival the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA). Ferdinand has told his Twitter followers to not believe everything they read, which — knowing The Daily … Continue reading

Hillsborough: Police Chief ‘Boasted’ of Role in Smearing Fans: The Nightly EPL

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Here are tonight’s main Premier League news headlines: Hillsborough: police chief ‘boasted’ of role in smearing fans — The Guardian Anger at Terry’s lenient ban led to Kick It Out T-shirt protest — The Guardian Rio Ferdinand leads breakaway by … Continue reading

Manchester City Hopeful David Silva Could Return for Ajax Clash: The Daily EPL

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Will he or won’t he? Manchester City midfield maestro David Silva was originally ruled out of Wednesday night’s Champions League match against Ajax. But now the Manchester Evening News is reporting that he could indeed return from injury. It’s going … Continue reading

Premier League’s Impact Overseas – 900,000 Fans Traveled to Britain Last Year: The Daily EPL

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Premier League’s impact on tourism has been written about today in The Guardian, who explain that almost one million soccer supporters traveled to Britain last year. According to the report, more than 60,000 alone came from the United States. It … Continue reading

Chelsea Chairman Bruce Buck Confirms John Terry Will Remain Club’s Captain: The Daily EPL

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Sky Sports were hounding Chelsea FC and its manager Roberto Di Matteo in yesterday’s press conference, asking the pointed question whether John Terry would remain Chelsea captain. Not satisfied with the answer, Sky Sports continued to barrage Di Matteo, who … Continue reading

Rio Ferdinand Will Wear Kick It Out Campaign T-Shirt, Says Alex Ferguson: The Daily EPL

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Despite contrary reports, Rio Ferdinand will wear a Kick It Out campaign T-shirt in the pre-match warm-up this weekend for Manchester United, says Sir Alex Ferguson during today’s United press conference. There were reports that Jason Roberts, Anton Ferdinand and … Continue reading

Serbian FA Release Smear Video on YouTube Challenging Danny Rose’s Racist Chant Claims: The Nightly EPL

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You have to see this video to believe it. Unbelievably, the Serbian FA has released what appears to be a doctored video showing how wonderfully well behaved their supporters were during the mid-week Serbia against England u21 match. They’ve carefully … Continue reading

John Terry to Miss Next 4 Matches After Deciding Not to Appeal Against Racial Abuse Judgement: The Daily EPL

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After one year of trials and tribulation, we can finally put the John Terry racist allegations story to bed after the Chelsea captain today decided not to appeal against the racial abuse judgement. Here are today’s Premier League news headlines: … Continue reading

Poland vs England, Part Dew: World Cup Qualifying Match Open Thread

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Ok, let’s try this again. After yesterday’s farcical postponement of the Poland vs England game due to a waterlogged pitch inside a stadium that had a roof (that wasn’t used because of the heavy rain), the rescheduled match will now … Continue reading

Serbian FA Deny Any Racism at England U21 Match; Danny Rose Blamed & UEFA Back Them Up: The Daily EPL

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After the disgraceful scenes in Serbia yesterday near the end of the u-21 match between Serbia and England, where England footballers were subjected to racial abuse, as well as being the target of stones being thrown by the crowd plus … Continue reading

FA Condemns Scenes Of Racism and Violence After England u-21 Match In Serbia [VIDEO]

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Ugly scenes occurred at the end of England’s victory against Serbia in an under-21 match today. As England scored the winning goal with the last kick of the game, England footballers were on the receiving end of missiles thrown by … Continue reading

Poland vs England, World Cup Qualification Match: Open Thread

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England faces its toughest test in its World Cup qualification group tonight when they play away against Poland. Roy Hodgson has made six changes to the side, to bring in more experience into this England team. England starting XI: Joe … Continue reading

Everton Celebrate 125 Years of Football: The Daily EPL

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Today marks the 125th year anniversary of Everton Football Club. One hundred and twenty five years ago today, Everton played Bolton Wanderers in 1887 in a FA Cup first round match that was later ordered to be replayed because the … Continue reading

John W. Henry Reportedly Looking To Sell Stake In Fenway Sports Group: The Nightly EPL

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It’s the story that won’t go away. FOX Business reported late last week that John W. Henry is interested in selling a stake in Fenway Sports Group. FSG’s spokespeople deny it. Where there’s smoke, there’s fire? We’ll have to wait … Continue reading

Liverpool Reveals Plans to Rebuild Anfield, Expanding to 60,000 Capacity: The Daily EPL

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Liverpool’s home since 1892 is going to be redeveloped to expand the Anfield capacity to 60,000. Fenway Sports Group will work with the local Liverpool authorities to knock down several streets around Anfield, to make way for the expansion. Fenway … Continue reading