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What Does the Home-Grown Rule Mean to Premier League Football?

Posted on by Mike Cardillo

It probably doesn’t matter that Clint Dempsey’s now-famous daisy-cutter turned poor, hapless Robert Green into the best football punchline since Titus Bramble. See, even in the wake of the U.S.’s 1-1 draw vs. England at the 2010 World Cup, one … Continue reading

Buying English: Glen Johnson’s Price Tag Hiked For Quota?

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

I’m still shocked at Glen Johnson’s £17.5m price tag. Bumping up Liverpool’s record defensive transfer fee by some £10m is a lot to take.  It’s only a year since they paid around £7m for Andreas Dossena. It’s only 18 months … Continue reading