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Serie A Tickets: Leaders Juventus Face Tough Away Days at Inter & Napoli

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This season’s Serie A campaign has saw a number of different teams fighting for dominance, as perennial challengers Inter and Milan have started slowly. Juventus sit on top of the pile after seven games, but their newfound confidence will be … Continue reading

Champions League Preview: Tough Away Days For Villarreal, Inter and Arsenal

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European action takes center stage next week, as next week will mark the halfway point of the group stage of the Champions League. While there is much to be decided between now and the last round of group stage fixtures … Continue reading

Wembley Celebrates Champions League With New ‘Exhibition of Champions’

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Wembley Stadium is a great venue. Step out of Wembley Park Underground station and there it is. Looming large over the long walk down to the bowels of the stadium. It is something special when the final is at Wembley. … Continue reading

Can Relegated Premier League Sides Bounce Back Pt 3 — West Ham United

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As ChampionshipTalk continues to look at the expected fortunes of the relegated clubs from the Championship Conor Diggin continues his reviews, this time with West Ham United. Part 1 – Birmingham Part 2 – Blackpool I believe next season will … Continue reading

Can Relegated Premier League Sides Bounce Back Pt 2 — Blackpool

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Part 1 – Birmingham This week I ChampionshipTalk is looking at how each of the new Championship teams will fare starting with those relegated from the Premiership. This piece by Conor Diggin looks at the possible fortunes of the Tangerines next … Continue reading

Will Leicester Buy Their Way To The Premiership?

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By Conor Diggin With the new season fast approaching there are fears that it will be a one horse race for the title, with Leicester City the name on everyone’s lips. Matthew Mills, Paul Konchesky, even Kasper Schmeichel, Leicester have beaten a … Continue reading

Can Barcelona Win 4 League Titles In A Row?

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With a 1-1 draw against Levante, Barcelona clinched their third consecutive La Liga title with two games remaining and confirmed themselves as the best team in Spain, and possibly Europe. The Catalan side have looked imperious under Pep Guardiola’s tutelage, … Continue reading

Should Adam Johnson Start for Man City Or Not?

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It has been an incredible 18 months for Manchester City winger Adam Johnson. Plucked from the mediocrity that is the Championship, he has turned into a Premier League star. His wonderful skills and outrageous pace, combined with great finishing, has … Continue reading

Can Borussia Dortmund Emulate the Champions League Winning Side of 1997?

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Only one team were ever going to win this season’s Bundesliga, as Jurgen Klopp’s surprise package Borussia Dortmund have impressed from day one with their attacking and free-flowing style of football, reminiscent of the 1997 side that were crowned European … Continue reading

QPR and The FA In Talks About Possible Wembley Move

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A few weeks ago it was reported that Bernie Ecclestone was selling his shares of QPR. Lakshmi Mittal was quoted through Amit Bhatia, the QPR Vice Chairman and his son in law that he was committed to the club and … Continue reading

Transfer Watch: Why Roma’s Daniele De Rossi is Not the Man for Real Madrid

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It is a well-known fact that Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid are on the hunt for a hard-working central midfielder, to play alongside Xabi Alonso in the heart of the park. Despite possessing the likes of Sami Khedira, Fernando Gago … Continue reading

Five Reasons Why Bayern Munich Should Sell Arjen Robben to Milan

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Bayern Munich superstar Arjen Robben has been tipped by some to leave the Bundesliga in the summer with AC Milan hot on the winger’s trail. Whilst Robben has been a key figure for the Bavarians in his two seasons at … Continue reading

Why Germany’s Young Stars Will Win All 10 of Their Euro 2012 Qualifiers

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Photo by ~Ans~ Germany have made the perfect start to qualifying for the 2012 European Championships, winning all four matches to this point, to sit comfortably atop of Group A. Whilst they already possess a five point buffer over second … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Wants to Return to England, But Where Will He Go?

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Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has announced that his next job will be in England. And he is hoping to form a dynasty at whichever club he takes over rather than the shorter stints he has been known for throughout … Continue reading

Play the EPL Predictor: New and Improved

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After very long and hard work, we are proud to announce that the new version of EPL Talk Predictor is up and running, offering a new experience for our members. For the past couple of football seasons we tried to … Continue reading

History of German Teams in the UEFA Cup

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Germany have been one of the most successful nations in the UEFA cup`s history, with German clubs having won six cups during the competitions history. The first German team to reach the final of the UEFA Cup were Borussia Mönchengladbach, … Continue reading

Best Champions League XI Team Of All Time

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The Champions League is the latest incarnation of the UEFA-organised cup competition for the top European sides. It was previously known (from 1955 to 1992) as the European Cup and remains Europe`s most prestigious club tournament. THE TOP XI GOALKEEPER … Continue reading

History Of Spain In The World Cup

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Spain did not enter the inaugural World Cup of 1930, but qualified for the Italy-hosted tournament of 1934. They progressed as far as the quarter-finals, drawing 1-1 with Italy, but losing 1-0 in a replay. A combination of the Spanish … Continue reading