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5 Things That Will Happen In The Premier League This Weekend

  The 2014/15 season is eight games old and Southampton and West Ham proudly inhabit the top four while Manchester United continue to be just two bad games from a full-scale crisis. But even in the topsy-turvy unpredictable Premier League, there are certainties to be found. Here are five for the […]

QPR’s August-September Progress Report

Five games into the new EPL season Queens Park Rangers have performed as most R’s supporters deep down feared they would. After another weak pre-season that gave false securities Rangers are officially back into the big time suffering two heavy defeats to superior opposition. Despite this, if they can continue […]

Premier League Tactics Corner: Aston Villa-Newcastle United & Tottenham Hotspur-QPR

In this week’s edition of Premier League Tactics Corner, we dive into Newcastle’s use of Emmanuel Riviere and Queens Park Rangers’ three-back system. Holding It Up Aston Villa did not put a shot on target in Saturday’s early game against Newcastle United, and the Magpies should have walked away victorious […]

Championship Game of the Week: QPR v Cardiff

Queens Park Rangers extended their lead at the top of the Championship with an important come from behind victory over second placed Cardiff City.

The game did not start the way the London side would have hoped as Craig Bellamy gave the Welsh side the lead after thirteen minutes, as Jay Bothroyd capitalised on a slip by Kaspars Gorkss slip to provide an assist to the on loan Manchester City striker.

Why Does No-One Love Peter Crouch?

How is it that an international striker with 16 goals in 34 games for his country and a Premiership strike rate of one goal in under every 3 games simply keeps being moved on? Now I could understand it if the player in question was a boorish, thuggish hooligan who […]

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces he will step down

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has announced that he will step down from his role as President as soon as a successor can be found. Blatter has called for an extraordinary FIFA Congress to be scheduled where his successor will be named. At that time, he will step down from his post. […]

Premier League Team of the Weekend From Gameweek 9

Based on the performances in the 10 matches played during Gameweek 9 of the Premier League, as well as utilizing stats from WhoScored, Squawka and TransferMarkt, here’s my team of the weekend: Goalkeeper: Adrian – [West Ham United] – Adrian has been a major reason for West Ham’s positive displays this season.  […]

Chelsea Should Sign Bastian Schweinsteiger This Summer

With another FA Cup final, three games remaining on the Premier League fixture list and one point between Chelsea and second placed Manchester United, it may be a little premature for the Blue’s management and players to think about summer transfers.  Mercifully, as pundits and fans, we do not have […]

An American Idea

With the recent proliferation of foreign players in Major League Soccer and the dumming down of the quality of the league thanks to expansion and fixture congestion, it’s easy to be sour on MLS. I’ve been particularly disturbed by MLS clubs continued reliance on signing foreign players to plug holes […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to mask his decline

Earlier last week, Brazilian legend Ronaldinho left yet another club by mutual agreement. The story was like every other. After an initial bout of optimism, his time at the club (in this case, Fluminense) quickly turned tumultuous, and a split was in the best interest of both parties. It’s the […]

Review: Honigstein’s ‘Das Reboot’ is required reading for fans of German, US soccer

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