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Can Diamanti Emulate Di Canio?

Can West Ham United’s new Italian talent have the same impact on the Hammers as club legend Paolo Di Canio did between 1999 and 2003? Gianfranco Zola signed Alessandro Diamanti for a fee of around £6 million in the summer. Big money for an untested player especially in light of […]

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Chelsea On a Razor's Edge for Tonight's CL Semi

The future of Jose Mourinho’s position at Chelsea hangs in the balance today dependent on whether the Blues can overcome their 1-0 aggregate at Anfield. Win on aggregate and Jose is a hero. Lose on aggregate and don’t be surprised if Abramovich and Kenyon again start looking for a replacement. […]

Clint Dempsey Can Be the New Gareth Bale, Insists Andre Villas-Boas: The Nightly EPL

Peculiar words from Tottenham Hotspur Andre Villas-Boas today after the Portuguese manager has said that Clint Dempsey can be the new Gareth Bale. It’s peculiar because I don’t see Dempsey and Bale in the same role. At his best, Dempsey is an attacking midfielder. Bale is a left winger who, […]

Official: Sunderland sack manager Gus Poyet

Sunderland has sacked manager Gus Poyet. Poyet took training on Monday morning with the Sunderland team, but he was sacked afterwards in a pre-arranged meeting with club executives. Sunderland recently the following statement to confirm the news: “Sunderland AFC have parted company with head coach Gus Poyet this afternoon. “The […]

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Klopp says transfer committee ‘not a problem,’ had similar structure at Dortmund

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions he cannot work with the club’s transfer committee. The existing set-up, implemented by owners Fenway Sports Group to ensure some sort of continuity with signings, was a constant frustration for predecessor Brendan Rodgers. However Klopp, used to a similar structure at former club Borussia […]