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Legends Of English Football: #9 Fatty Foulkes

In the annals of English Football, goalkeepers have always held a certain mystique throughout its history. When you think of great English goalkeepers, the names of Gordon Banks, Peter Shilton and Ray Clemence come to mind. Generally, the modern opinion is that you need to be a little mad to […]

The Premiership Will Hold No Fear For Burnley Fans

So less than 24 hours after Promotion to the Premiership and the usual round of tired cliches and articles about “brave little Burnley” are beginning to pop up on-line and in the press. Do they never learn, Do they know the football history attached to this club? Burnley fans will […]

The Run-In For Automatic Promotion

Well it’s here yet again, that time of the season where supporters of clubs at both ends of the table are suffering ‘twitchy-backside’ syndrome (a genuine medical term). Naturally a popular subject of conversation now is ‘who is going up’. Here are my thoughts. Wolves Mick Mcarthy’s men appear to […]

Tevez Saga Is Finally Over

Finally nearly two years later, this matter has come to a close. As a Sheffield United fan i found the behaviour of my own club at times to be embarrassing.  The blame though has to be laid at the Premier Leagues door. The initial punishment for West Ham United’s actions at […]

Wigan Begin To Rebuild But Can Mido Help Or Hinder?

When the season began, few people would have given Wigan Athletic a snowball’s chance in hell of finishing in the top ten, never mind pushing on the brink of European Football as January almost comes to a close. After a fantastic first season under Paul Jewell in 2005-2006, which saw […]

West Ham Should Fear The Worst

Who would have guessed that the slowly turning wheels of the Premier League and FA’s disciplinary panels would finally get round to re-opening their botched enquiry into the Carlos Tevez affair. I mean it’s only been 4 months since Lord Griffiths ruled that West Ham broke the rules and misled […]

Sheffield United Players Should Sue West Ham United

After a Football Association appointed arbitration hearing ruled in the favor of Sheffield United earlier this week, lawyers in England must have smelled blood because now up to 12 Sheffield United players who were relegated at the end of the 2006/2007 season are seeking legal advice regarding the possibility of […]

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Does January Window Transfer Spending Help Premier League Clubs?

With the transfer window coming up, we can all count on one thing for certain. There will be non-stop chatter about what teams must do if they are going to “push for the top” or “avoid relegation”. Rumors and arguments will be rampant. The blogosphere will be on full hype […]

Euro 2008 Portugal v Germany Quarter Final Preview

So here we go, we’ve had 12 days of blood and thunder football, sublime skills, shock results, new stars and the retirement of legends. Tonight sees the first of the Quarter Finals and what a way to start this section of the competition. There is no doubting over the last […]

Mad About Futbol Podcast

Mad About Futbol is back! I hope that all is good and that this is the beginning of a long relationship with the readers of La Liga Talk and World Cup Buzz.  We plan on having various entertaining shows for you. George, Juan, Mike are back and they have a […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham have halted their race for Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi

Things are heating up in North London between Arsenal and Tottenham, with last weekend’s results leaving Spurs only two points behind the rival Gunners, who sit in fourth place in the English Premier League. But it is not just on the pitch where the competition is picking up. Both teams […]