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Author Archives: Jord Willis

West Bromwich Albion 2014/15 Season Preview: Stability Is The Goal After Rocky 12 Months

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Former Everton youth coach Alan Irvine takes control of West Bromwich Albion this season, giving him his first Premier League managerial role. Finishing 17th last year, leaving their survival until the penultimate game and going through a managerial change during … Continue reading

Mondogoal Launches Best-of-Breed Fantasy Soccer Game

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There are lots of fantasy soccer games out there, but a new site named Mondogoal has brought something unique and refreshing to the table. Mondogoal has set up a fantasy soccer game where you can compete for cash, every single … Continue reading

League Cup 2nd Round Draw Announced; MK Dons to Play Manchester United

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The draw for the second round of the League Cup was revealed tonight with 13 Premier League clubs joining the competition at this stage, while current holders Manchester City and the other clubs competing in Europe will join in the … Continue reading

EA Announces New Innovations for FIFA 15, Including Next Gen Keepers [VIDEO]

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EA Sports announced today that its making significant changes to goalkeepers in FIFA 15. It is part of its attempts to provide a more realistic gameplay experience, with keepers acting and moving a lot more like their real world counterparts. … Continue reading

Premier League Chief Still Wants 39th Game Played Abroad

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Richard Scudamore, Chief Executive of the Premier League, has reaffirmed his will for a 39th round of Premier League fixtures to be played abroad. The idea drew a lot of criticism from the media and from fans when it was … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Named Manchester United Captain

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Louis Van Gaal has named Wayne Rooney as the captain of Manchester United, with Darren Fletcher taking the vice-captain position. Rooney, 28, has been at Old Trafford since 2004 after his £26million move from Everton at the age of 18. … Continue reading

Shane Long Linked With £12million Move to Southampton, Says Report

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Hull City forward Shane Long has been linked with a move to Southampton for a fee of £12million, reports Sky Sports News anchor Jim White. Long, 27, only moved to Hull City in the January transfer window this year, and has netted … Continue reading

Soccer Fans Plan March in London to Protest Rising Premier League Ticket Prices

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The Football Supporters Federation (FSF) will be marching on the Premier League and Football League headquarters in London on Thursday to demand affordable ticket prices. Soccer fans are protesting the rising ticket prices, particularly in the Premier League, that they … Continue reading

Hatem Ben Arfa Cancels Meetup With Fans and Gets Banned From Newcastle Open Training

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Hatem Ben Arfa has taken another move to damage relations with his club Newcastle United, after announcing he shall hold his own ‘meet and greet’ with Newcastle fans, after being excluded from the open training session being held on the … Continue reading

Premier League Teams to Use Football Manager Database to Scout Players

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Several Premier League clubs are set to start utilizing the database of players used by computer game Football Manager to help scout out talent across the globe. Everton has been reported to be using the database for a number of … Continue reading

Manchester City Finally Confirms Signing of Eliaquim Mangala

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Manchester City has today confirmed the signing of France and Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala nearly three weeks after the club released a video of the player being interviewed as a City footballer. Mangala, 23, has impressed many in Porto since … Continue reading

Scotland Ramps Up Scouting Program to Recruit Young England Footballers

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Scotland has taken a novel approach to find some of the best young talent south of the border in England by hosting a training camp not in Glasgow or Edinburgh, but deep in the heart of England to scout almost … Continue reading

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Official: Real Madrid Confirms Keylor Navas Signing

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Real Madrid and Levante have managed to agree terms for the sale of goalkeeper Keylor Navas, according to Real Madrid’s club website. Navas, 27, had an outstanding World Cup as a central part of Costa Rica’s run to the quarter … Continue reading

New European Fantasy Soccer League Opens Today

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Ever wanted to play a fantasy soccer game which allows you to select your players from multiple European leagues? Choosing from one league can often lead to similar sides and boring results, or perhaps you’re a fan of not just … Continue reading

Ayr United Releases New Shirt Featuring Topless Model In Bodypaint [PHOTOS]

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Ayr United has released their new shirt for the 2014/15 season in a unique way, by using body paint on a topless model. Though unexpected for almost any other club on the planet, Ayr is continuing the trend they started … Continue reading

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Stoke’s Geoff Cameron Attracting Interest from 9 European Clubs

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US international Geoff Cameron has as many as nine clubs trying to sign him this summer, according to reports in the Stoke Sentinel newspaper. Cameron has been used primarily as a make shift right back over the past two seasons at … Continue reading

Tata Martino to be Offered Argentina Head Coach Position, Says Report

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Former Barcelona manager Tato Martino will be offered the vacant managerial position with Argentina, according to a report from South America. The position has been left vacant since Alejandro Sabella confirmed that he has resigned from the position as head coach. According … Continue reading

USMNT Assistant Coach Andreas Herzog Extends Contract to 2018

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The US Soccer Federation has extended the contract of assistant coach Andreas Herzog until the 2018 World Cup in Russia, according to a report from Germany. Herzog, an integral part to Jurgen Klinsmann’s team that oversaw the United States’ impressive performance … Continue reading