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A Night At The Emirates: A Fan's Perspective (Video)

If you’re ever wondered what the fan experience is like going to a Premier League soccer match, or what it’s like going to the Emirates Stadium, film director Rohan Blair-Mangat has put together a five-minute video that beautifully captures the sights and sounds of a midweek football match. Inspired by […]

Chelsea Expose Flaws Of Arsenal And Their Beautiful Game

Chelsea is a machine. Indestructible. Precise. Physical. Flawless. Arsenal is the total opposite. They’re more fluid, and play a beautiful brand of football that is easy on the eye. When the two opposing forces came together on Sunday afternoon, few would have predicted how Chelsea completely tore the Gunners apart, […]

Fabregas and Horton Prepare For Round Two

So, the FA have finally come out and asked Arsenal to respond within 7 days to Hull City and their Assistant Manger, Brian Horton’s, accusations that Cesc Fabregas spat at him in the tunnel. I’m amazed on several fronts, firstly the FA have managed to start an enquiry in the […]

Why Chelsea Needs to Move to Battersea Power Station

Ever since The Observer newspaper reported that Chelsea were seriously contemplating a move from Stamford Bridge in west London to a new stadium site next to Battersea Power Station, executives at the Blues have been acting very fidgety. First, some background. The distance between the two locations is exactly three […]

Arsenal Desperate For The Transfer Window

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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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The British Transfer Record Spirals Out Of Control

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Torino have shelled out £100,000 to lure Dennis Law from Manchester City. Yes, it’s 1961 and the record transfer fee paid to or by an English club has broken the hundred thousand mark. Shocking. The previous record was £65,000 when John Charles […]

When Will the Carlos Tevez and Kia Joorabchian Saga End?

Is anyone else starting to get a little bored of the supposed Carlos Tevez transfer saga? He’s staying, he’s leaving, he’s unhappy, he’s committed – barely a month goes by without an update from the Carlos Camp. And now Roberto Mancini admits uncertainty over Carlos Tevez’s future at Manchester City. […]

Soccer’s Cyclical Nature Means There Will Never Be A “Right Way” To Play

It’s no bad thing for a soccer team to have a clear stylistic identity. The annals of the game’s history are rife with iconic philosophies associated with different teams. Phrases like “Catenaccio,” “Total Football,” “Tiki-Taka” all stir memories of sides that played the game in unique ways, all sampling their […]

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New World Association of Leagues aims to help FIFA rebuild

A group of professional soccer leagues from all over the world have decided to create a ‘World Association of Leagues’ following a meeting in Paris, the French Professional Football League (LFP) president said on Tuesday. The English, French and Spanish leagues are joined by 20 others from around the world […]

Rafa Benitez backs under-fire Karim Benzema: ‘He is very important for us’

Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]