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Hughes the wrong man for the Abu Dhabi United Group?

One point off the relegation zone is the last place Sheikh Mansour would have expected Manchester City to be when he took over at Eastlands in September. Now with the club verging on a relegation battle rather than one for a Champions League place must have the ADUG questioning whether […]

Is Today The Day The Premiership Changed Forever?

I got up this morning expecting another tense, dull day to be spattered with the occasional factual transfer as the transfer window creaked shut getting excited about nothing much in particular. A day spent scouring the BBC and Sky Sports transfer vidi-printers and tutting at bored 14 year old’s just […]

Middle East Company Buys Manchester City

Manchester City officials have confirmed that a Middle East company is in the process of taking over the club from Thai owner Thaksin Shinawatra. A memorandum of understanding (i.e. a statement of intent) has been signed between between the Abu Dhabi United Group (ADUG) and Manchester City Football Club Limited. […]

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MLS Impact on US Team Fading

Some may blame the MLS playoff race. Others may simply claim Bob Bradley is biased towards players playing their club football in Europe. What is undeniable is that MLS has put only four squad players on this training camp roster for the United States. That’s an all time low for […]

Farewell To Highbury: Arsenal Video

Highbury, one of the most remarkable grounds in the history of English football, will never be forgotten by the millions of people who have experienced a match inside its hallowed walls. For those of you who want to go down memory lane, whether you’ve visited the ground or not, watch […]

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Swansea 2-2 Spurs: Free-kick specialist Christian Eriksen denies Swans victory [VIDEO]

Christian Eriksen stunned Swansea with two brilliant free-kicks after Tottenham striker Harry Kane had scored a spectacular own goal. Eriksen scored an 89th-minute winner on his previous visit to the Liberty Stadium and his dead-ball accuracy spared Spurs' blushes in a thrilling 2-2 Barclays Premier League draw. Tottenham dominated for […]

5 leading contenders for Liverpool manager’s job at Anfield

Brendan Rodgers' sacking at Liverpool leaves owners Fenway Sports Group looking for their fourth manager in five years. Here Press Association Sport looks at the contenders. JURGEN KLOPP Undoubtedly the fans' favourite, the out-of-work former Borussia Dortmund manager's philosophies are seen by many as the perfect fit at Anfield but […]