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Maidenhead v Kuwait

Yes, Maidenhead United did just beat Kuwait

July 17, 2019

I must admit I didn’t think I would ever be writing that headline. However, as unlikely as it may seem, it is undeniably true – and I was there to tell the tale. Yes, Maidenhead United of the National League sent shockwaves around the world (well not really) after defeating the team ranked 156th according […]

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Chelsea captain

Missing: Chelsea’s Captain

February 26, 2019

The embarrassing scenes at Wembley on Sunday in which Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to leave the pitch despite manager Maurizio Sarri making it clear he wants the Spaniard off the pitch has been well documented. Do we really need another voice adding into the mix? Well, this is a little different and here’s why. […]

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REVEALED: Image from Inside the EFL Monthly Meeting

February 8, 2019

The EFL has gathered for its monthly board meeting to discuss many matters such as Coventry City’s ownership issues, referees (probably) and of course the most important item on the agenda, the four-weekly ‘We Hate Leeds United’ campaign. For a long time now, it has been clear that no one in the EFL hierarchy has […]

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Top European Clubs

Top European Clubs on the Brink of Relegation

January 25, 2019

What links European giants Monaco, Fenerbahçe, and Villarreal? Is it that all three sides have competed in the Champions League in the last decade? Well, yep that is true but not the point of this article. Could it be that all three sides have spent a majority of their professional existence in the top flight […]

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Nathan Jones Opinionated sports

Stoke Deserve Praise for Giving Nathan Jones His Big Break

January 11, 2019

Far too often in football management, the same old names are banded around when a lower half Premier League club or Championship team (especially with Stoke’s pedigree) are in need of new leadership. David Moyes, Steve Bruce, Sam Allardyce, Mick McCarthy are just four such journeymen who have all at one time or another had […]

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Scottish Football is Exciting Again: And it’s ALL Thanks to an Englishman

January 3, 2019

Finally, after seven seasons of Celtic dominance, Scottish football is finally interesting again. Following Rangers financial turmoil and subsequent liquidation in 2012, Scotland’s top flight has been in a major decline. As of the 13th December 2018, Scotland’s UEFA coefficient ranking (used to determine the number of qualifying places each country’s top flight receives for […]

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Pochettino a genius

Pochettino a Genius? Bit Much isn’t it?

December 13, 2018

On one or two media outlets (who shall remain nameless) I have heard the word genius banded around about Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino and his feat of guiding Spurs into the last sixteen of the Champions League. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Not quite. Although Tottenham drawing in Barcelona to reach the latter stages of the tournament after picking […]

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St Mirren Opinionated Sports

The Burning Question: Who the Hell are St Mirren?

December 12, 2018

Formed in 1877 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, it is safe to say that the side known as the ‘Buddies’ have often punched above their weight in their 141-year history for a relatively small club by comparison to the heavyweights of Scottish football. A first major trophy came in 1926 when St Mirren beat giants Celtic in […]

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Samir Nasri

What’s with all the Nasri Hate?

November 13, 2018

Now, I get it, former Arsenal and Manchester City attacking midfielder Samir Nasri has been something of a naughty boy after breaching WADA rules in 2016 after taking an intravenous drip of 500 millilitres of water containing nutrients. The result was a six-month ban from February 2018 which was later extended by a further 12 […]

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Lopetegui opinionated sports

How to F@#% Up Your Career in 5 Months: Lopetegui Style

October 29, 2018

At the beginning of June 2018, Julen Lopetegui had the world at his feet. He was the Spain national boss about to embark on a World Cup campaign he will have had designs on winning having never lost a match in nearly two years in charge of the Red Fury. Behind the scenes, the former […]

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