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Tag Archives: Premier League

Holding On To Wayne Rooney May Have Saved Manchester United’s Season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United didn’t do much right during their first transfer window of the post-Alex Ferguson era. In fact it could be argued that the club only did one thing right from the time David Moyes took office on July 1st until … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Arsenal Preview: Clubs Put Their Undefeated Streaks On The Line

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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For the past few weeks, Sunday’s matchup between Manchester United and Arsenal has been the topic of conversation throughout the media and among Premier League fans. According to the press, this contest could “make or break” United’s title run and/or … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Recent Form Will Be Tested Against Real Sociedad

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Despite their early season struggles in the Premier League, Manchester United enter today’s Champions League encounter against Real Sociedad on top of Group A with seven points after three matches. With road games in Spain today and later in Group … Continue reading

Cardiff City vs Swansea: The South Wales Derby Takes the Premier League’s Center Stage

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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There’s a first time for everything. The Football League in England was founded in 1888, and since its inception there has never been a matchup in the top flight between two clubs from Wales. There are nine Welsh clubs competing … Continue reading

Arsenal-Liverpool Preview: Two High-Flying Teams Face Their Toughest Tests of the Season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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For the detractors of Liverpool’s early season success, this is the match they have been waiting for. A matchup against one of the top teams in the Premier League. In all likelihood, their critics would prefer the game were being … Continue reading

David Silva and Sergio Aguero Are Hitting Their Stride for Manchester City

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Heading into their Super Sunday match at Stamford Bridge, David Silva and Sergio Aguero are in good form and that usually bodes well for Manchester City. In the past, the Spanish midfielder and Argentine striker have combined to be a … Continue reading

Don’t Sleep On The Tyne-Wear Derby Between Sunderland and Newcastle

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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For most Premier League viewers in the US, this week’s version of ‘Super Sunday’ is all about the matchup between big money clubs, Chelsea and Manchester City. There are actually four other BPL matches on Sunday, two of them are … Continue reading

Only The Players Can Save Manchester United’s Season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United have been granted a brief reprieve with their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Stoke City today. But for many supporters, the performance of the team for the majority of the match was extremely poor. If it weren’t for the … Continue reading

Crystal Palace and the Premier League Would Lose A Good Manager If Ian Holloway Is Sacked

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Much has been made about the reported meeting between Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish and manager Ian Holloway following Monday night’s game at Selhurst Park. Palace suffered a 4-1 defeat to Fulham thanks in large part to two stunning first-half goals from … Continue reading

Southampton Continue to Reach New Heights Under Mauricio Pochettino

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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One of the more interesting developments during the 2012-13 Premier League season was the firing of Southampton FC manager, Nigel Adkins. Prior to his sacking, Adkins had only lost twice over a stretch of twelve games. He had the best … Continue reading

We All Hate Leeds. That’s Why the Premier League Needs Them

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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“Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” – Thomas Haynes Bayly In their absence, it appears that opposing fans have developed a level of respect for what Leeds United accomplished during their time in the Premier League. The club did disrupt … Continue reading

Aston Villa: This Season’s Premier League Entertainers Aiming to Reach Greater Heights

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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In English football, which club has the fourth highest total of major honors? What would your answer be? Most would assume Manchester United, Liverpool, and Arsenal to take the top three positions and they would be correct. But who has the fourth … Continue reading

The Undervalued Importance of Assistant Managers

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It’s safe to say that if an average soccer fan were shown a picture of José Mourinho and asked which club he managed, he would know the answer straight away. Same would be said for Carlo Ancelotti, Pep Guardiola, or … Continue reading

Steve Bruce Has Hull City Playing in His Image

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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During his playing career, Steve Bruce was a centre back who played for five English clubs: Gillingham, Norwich City, Manchester United, Birmingham City and Sheffield United. While at Norwich City he became known for his energetic, “rampaging” play. Bruce wasn’t … Continue reading

We Are Witnessing the Final Stages of Liverpool’s Revival

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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“Long is the way, and hard, that out of hell leads up to light.” – John Milton, Paradise Lost Don’t go jumping to any conclusions. Liverpool Football Club still has work to do. However, the light is becoming clearer and … Continue reading

The Early Season Roller Coaster Ride for Premier League Managers Continues

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The Barclay’s Premier League season kicked off on Saturday August 17, 2013. Each club has now played six matches and one manager has been fired (Sunderland’s Paolo Di Canio). Even after just six matches, some Premier League managers have been riding … Continue reading

Guide to Premier League Players at the Confederations Cup

Posted on by Jad
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As Brazil continues to host the Confederations Cup, Premier League teams will have a number of their scouts in the country searching for new players to sign, while also keeping an eye on their own players. Ten years ago, there … Continue reading

Chelsea: A Period Of ‘Auditioning’ For The Club, Players and Managers

Posted on by Tom Gatehouse
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With Chelsea limping into the last four of the Europa league, becoming the only English side left in European competition this season, Chelsea fans will have their eyes trained on the future. Due to the fixture list, the Blues could … Continue reading