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The Silly Season (€54.5 million! What Recession)

Armin Veh was announced as Wolfsburg’s new manager after their title celebrations. The ex-Stuttgart manager will now try and replicate his 2008 Champions League form. It should be easier with the imminent loss of Dzeko and Misimovic. Mario Gomez became the most expensive player in Bundesliga history, swapping Stuttgart red […]

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Sunderland Need To Move Quickly But Realistically

The only thing that surprised me about Ricky Sbragia’s resignation was the timing of it, coming just 20 or 30 minutes after the final whistle. It was odd to watch Niall Quinn speaking about his manager not wanting to take up the option of another year as manager, whilst Sbragia […]

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Your 2009 UEFA Champions League Final Liveblog

Some years, it seems like the UEFA Champions League is one part football, four parts money and twelve parts hype. This year, however, the hype surrounding the Champions League Final certainly seems justified. Manchester United v. Barcelona. Champions of England v. Champions of Spain. Both clubs are goliaths. Both clubs […]

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Ignore the rumours, Jose is going nowhere!

With the presidential elections taking place at Real Madrid this summer the candidates have been making the usual promises to the Bernabeu faithful over potential new managers and players. This kind of thing happens every time they hold elections at Real and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been courted by […]

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Special1 TV: Season Finale

The season finale of Special1 TV has premiered with plenty of entertainment for football fans including: A message from a very famous West Ham United supporter, A special appeal from Carlos, a deprived young man on the streets of Manchester, Jose fancies himself as the new speaker of the House […]

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The Premiership Will Hold No Fear For Burnley Fans

So less than 24 hours after Promotion to the Premiership and the usual round of tired cliches and articles about “brave little Burnley” are beginning to pop up on-line and in the press. Do they never learn, Do they know the football history attached to this club? Burnley fans will […]

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Congratulations Barca

It may have been coming for a while but you have to pay tribute to Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona for their achievements so far in a season that could still get even better. Champions and Copa Del Rey winners, his side have dominated the Primera Division this year and are worthy […]

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Champions League Final, Boobs And Curries: Paul Merson Style

Paul Merson. The name conjures up many memories. For some, it’s the troubled footballer who suffers from addictions of drugs, gambling and alcohol. For others, it’s the former England international footballer Paul Merson, who played 327 matches for Arsenal. If you’re wondering what the legend has been up to lately, […]

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The Bundesliga XI 2009

Goalkeeper Jaroslav Drobny (Hertha Berlin) Make no mistake about it, Berlin’s rise from bottom half side to title contenders was based on defense. They were a hard side to break down and on the off-chance that a team did, there was Drobny to get by. His performance against Bayern was […]

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Burnley Promoted to Premier League

Burnley Football Club has been promoted to the Premier League for the first time in its history after an impressive 1-0 victory against Sheffield United in the Coca-Cola Championship Playoff Final at Wembley Stadium this afternoon. Wade Elliott scored the all important goal for Burnley in the 13th minute after […]

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New Aston Villa Away Shirt 09/10 Season

Images of Aston Villa’s new away football shirt for the 2009-10 season have been released on its website. The new kit is currently available for pre-order and will be officially launched on June 20. I’m not sure what it is about Nike, but many of their new shirt designs feature […]

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Weekend Review

This weekend every single MLS, USL or WPS match had meaning. Americans were also playing in meaningful matches abroad whether in the Mexican or English Football League playoffs, fighting relegation in Germany, chasing a title in Scotland and Belgium or even an important regular season match in Scandinavia.We even had […]

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Club-by-Club Review of the Season – Bottom Half

West Brom: A season of Ifs, Buts, Maybes and Not Quites for The Baggies this season, but it was nevertheless extremely entertaining. Tony Mowbray will not leave, nor should he, and he has created a side who played some of the most exciting football this season. Sure, they lack a […]

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Championship Play-Off Final – The Final Piece Of The Jigsaw

  Well the epic survival Sunday is now over and it included tears flooding in Newcastle and Middlesbrough – not to mention Fulham qualifying for Europe and Ricky Sbragia quitting as manager of Sunderland. We now turn our attention to the Championship final tomorrow at Wembley between Sheffield United and Burnley, contesting for that precious […]

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Sbragia QUITS – Breaking News

It has been announced after Sunderland’s home defeat to Chelsea, Ricky Sbragia has stepped down -despite avoiding relegation. Sbragia initially took over at the Stadium Of Light in December as caretaker manager in the wake of Roy Keane’s departure. Following a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United, Sbragia went on to […]

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