Author Archives: James Beckett

Are Chelsea Certainties For The Premier League?

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Nine games in to the 2010/11 Premier League season and Chelsea have opened up a five point lead at the top of the Premier League. Gameweek nine always promised to be a prosperous one for Chelsea with title rivals Manchester … Continue reading

Liverpool Back On Track?

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There was finally some joy for Roy Hodgson after his Liverpool side gained a potentially vital victory over Blackburn at Anfield. While it might not have lifted Liverpool out of the bottom three, the result will certainly act as a … Continue reading

The Pressure Is On Emmanuel Adebayor

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Manchester City will host Arsenal tomorrow in a game which could be crucial for both sides this season. But for one man the game will be a chance to erase some dark memories of the last time Arsenal visited Eastlands. … Continue reading

It’s A Big Weekend For…West Ham

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Avram Grant must love a challenge. Last year he took on the impossible task of trying to keep a debt-ridden Portsmouth in the Premier League, and this term he has turned his attentions to ensuring West Ham don’t also suffer … Continue reading

Ian Holloway's Best Ever Quotes

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Ian Holloway this week was in fine form as he hit out at Wayne Rooney for “bullying” Sir Alex Ferguson.  It’s just the latest in a long line of Holloway rants that have made him so popular amongst the media. … Continue reading

Liverpool Improve, But Why The Changes?

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Liverpool produced an improved display to gain a well earned 0-0 draw against Napoli. Reds boss Roy Hodgson opted to make a whole host of changes for the game, but his fringe players certainly impressed with notable performances from Jay … Continue reading

Bale Shines As Tottenham Show Heart

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It was expected that up to 15,000 Spurs fans would make the trip over to Milan for the glamour tie of Tottenham’s Champions League campaign. Well after a disastrous first half that saw the current tournament holders Inter Milan blast … Continue reading

Where Will Wayne Rooney Go?

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Sir Alex Ferguson has today revealed that Wayne Rooney wants to leave Manchester United. The shock announcement will set the transfer rumour mill in to overdrive but where is the most likely destination for the England striker? Manchester City The … Continue reading

Rooney Must Back Down

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Speculation over the future of Wayne Rooney is beginning to reach fever pitch. The Gaffer has already given us his opinion on the issue which is dividing football fans. Who is in the wrong? Sir Alex Ferguson or Wayne Rooney? … Continue reading

Manchester City To Challenge For The Title?

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They say the sign of a good side is winning when you’re not playing well. If that is the case then Roberto Mancini’s Manchester City could be a real challenger for the Premier League this season after grinding out another … Continue reading

Problems Continue For Liverpool

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It might have been a good week for Liverpool off the field, but their on pitch woes continued with a woefully disappointing defeat at the hands of Merseyside rivals Everton. New owner John W Henry, who was in attendance at … Continue reading

Why Are We Seeing So Many Bad Tackles?

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While his Wolves side weren’t able to earn a valuable victory over West Ham, Mick McCarthy was able to hit back at Danny Murphy, with a comment in a press conference summing up the universal disagreement that has followed the … Continue reading

Jack Wilshere Shows He Still Has A Lot To Learn

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victory over Birmingham was overshadowed by a clumsy challenge by Jack Wilshere that saw the young English star pick up the first red card of his professional career. While Wilshere may have the world at his feet, the red card … Continue reading

What Is Going Wrong For Manchester United?

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West Brom fought back from two goals down against Manchester Untied to earn a very impressive point at Old Trafford. At half time few would of thought the final outcome would be anything other than a comfortable win for the … Continue reading

Malcolm Allison Remembered

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Manchester City fans will today be fondly remembering their great manager Malcolm Allison, the coach who helped the club to the most successful spell in the clubs history. Allison passed away earlier today aged 83.

A Wage Cap In The Premier League?

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For many years now a wage cap has been hailed as something that could rejuvenate football. But could a regimented wage structure really be something that would work and how would it change the Premier League? Obviously for a wage … Continue reading

High Court Rules Against Tom Hicks And George Gillett

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The last few weeks have been nothing short of chaos on Merseyside. But today fans of Liverpool finally got the good news that the proposed takeover of the club by New England Sports Ventures has been given the green light. There … Continue reading

England 0-0 Montenegro… Should England Take A Vintage Approach?

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After a disappointing draw to Montenegro, do England need to look at football from the olden days to gain success? On a serious note the draw was a very poor result for England, but I think there must be a … Continue reading