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List Of 9 Other Potential Lawsuits in Light of Valencia And DC Comics Saga

For 75 years Batman has deftly defended Gotham City from the mass-murderous schemes of such villains as the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler, Two-Face, Bane, and Poison Ivy. Now, the Dark Knight must tackle his most terrifying threat yet  – an attack on his $11 billion merchandise empire. DC Comics is now […]

The Footballers With the Best Win Percentage In Premier League History: 1992 to 2013

Which player has the best win percentage at every Premier League club that has played in the top flight of England from 1992-2013? Some of the findings may surprise you. Out of the 45 teams who have played in the Premier League since it was founded, there are memorable names […]

Does January Window Transfer Spending Help Premier League Clubs?

With the transfer window coming up, we can all count on one thing for certain. There will be non-stop chatter about what teams must do if they are going to “push for the top” or “avoid relegation”. Rumors and arguments will be rampant. The blogosphere will be on full hype […]

Which Premier League Club Is The Biggest Spender In The Last Decade?

Which Premier League club is the biggest spender in the last decade? You may be surprised by the results. According to a recent survey by Deloitte, Premier League clubs have spent more than £4.4bn on players since the transfer window was introduced 10 years ago. Here are the top 20 spenders […]

North West and South of England Battle For Premier League Bragging Rights

The final day of the 2011/12 Premier League season was the most dramatic there has ever been and arguably the most dramatic there will ever be.  Although two of the teams to be relegated had already been decided, everyone’s eyes were on the one prize more valuable than survival — […]

Look At These English Football Clubs And Badges From 1962: Collector’s Card Photos

On day three of cleaning out my garage, I found a pleasant surprise in a 1962 collection of 25 cards entitled “Football Clubs and Badges” from a company named Lamberts Of Norwich. The cards were included in packets of tea from Lamberts. Each card features an English club with the […]

Premiership: Weakened Or Strongest Ever?

The Premiership, probably at the moment, is the most open league for anyone to win since its introduction in 1992. The emergence of teams like Bolton and Sunderland is making them competitors worthy of testing the best in the league. The league in my mind has stretched across a different […]

UEFA Cup Group Draw

UEFA held the draw for the UEFA Cup group stage today and some fascinating pairings emerged. Both Martin Jol and Steve McClaren will take their new clubs back to England as FC Twente will face Manchester City and Jol’s Hamburg will take on Aston Villa. This year’s groups are looking […]

UEFA Cup First Round Draw Result

The UEFA Cup first-round draw was held on Friday and there are a number of interesting new faces in the competition. One of those teams is Dutch side FC Twente, who as we’ve detailed in previous posts, is now coached by former England boss Steve McClaren. Twente, who were entered […]

Transfer Update: Reyes to Benfica, Crosas to Celtic, Cuellar to Villa

Benfica have completed their fourth signing of the summer by agreeing a one-year loan deal for Spanish winger Jose Antonio Reyes. The 24-year-old makes the move from Atletico Madrid, with the Lisbon club also having the option to buy the player at the end of his loan spell. Benfica coach […]

Pompey On Verge of Signing Ghana Captain

While the newspapers are abuzz with transfer speculation surrounding Carlos Tevez, David Trezeguet, Ashley Cole and others, it was refreshing to read an article in this morning’s Independent Newspaper about Portsmouth trying to sign Ghana captain and midfielder Stephen Appiah. It’s been an amazing week for Pompey after they four […]

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No Excuse for Attack of Manchester United Team Bus

Shortly after Manchester United’s 1-1 draw at Chelsea yesterday, their team bus was attacked by an as-of-yet unknown assailant, who cracked the bus’ front windshield (as pictured here) with a thrown bottle. No one was hurt, and United continued their short trip across London to the train station and following […]

Rafa Benitez Expected To Be Sacked At Napoli, Increasing Speculation of Liverpool Return

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez has come under increased scrutiny over the past several weeks. According to widespread reports in Italy, the Spanish tactician’s relationship with club officials has deteriorated as his on-field success with the Italian side has decreased. Benitez was hoping to regain some trust from Napoli officials and build […]

Barry Glendenning from The Fiver

Many of you may already know the name Barry Glendenning, but if you don’t he’s one of the most entertaining football writers in the business today. Glendenning writes for The Guardian newspaper and you can see his work in The Fiver newsletter, minute-by-minute match reports, and more. I contacted him […]

Goal Of The Week: Round Twelve

This week’s round of Bundesliga action was filled with spectacular goals, and these are my three picks for goal of the week, sorted in no particular order. You can pick your favourite in the comments below! 1. Hannover 96 1 – 0 Mainz: Sergio Pinto Scores The Winner 2. FC […]

The Enigma That Is Liverpool’s Stewart Downing

As the transfer deadline came and went, Liverpool supporters would have become painfully aware of two things. One was that the club’s owners had basically stabbed their manager in the back. Another was that yet again, instead of strengthening, a transfer window was mainly used to clear out deadwood (an expensive […]

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