Tag archive for ‘football’
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By Vicky Briggs On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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The Power of Sport: The People’s Club

As a Liverpool fan I faced a few barriers getting to Goodison Park on the day of my interview- walking through the gates was hard enough. When I was seated in a box overlooking Goodison Park it became harder still More...

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By Tom Edwards On Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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The Substitute For Pace: Crowd Violence, Football Manager and The Masters

I have returned. After a short period in the reserves, the impact player that is the Substitute for Pace has regained his rightful place on the bench, thankfully John Terry has kept it relatively warm in my absence. More...

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By Tom Edwards On Thursday, March 7th, 2013
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The Substitute For Pace: Red Cards, Rain & Rubbish England.

Poor old Man United. Wronged again. You might even say they were ‘robbed’. The referee, the linesman, everyone not involved with Manchester United Football Club are just some of the people that have More...

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By Michael Hincks On Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
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Premier League Team of This Weekend

                          Hugo Lloris – Spurs (H vs Arsenal) Spurs are on a great run and Hugo is now well established as le premiere goalkeeper. More...

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By Danny Stone On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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The French Evolution

Beckham’s not the first Brit to join the French Foreign Legion What do David Beckham, Chris Makin & Trevor Steven have in common? No, they’re not all married to pop-stars, or have children named after More...

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By Michael Hincks On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
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Premier League Team of This Weekend

Adam Federici – Reading Reading face Wigan on Saturday in a huge six-pointer. The game will undoubtedly be a nervy affair and whilst Wigan have the experience to prevail in the relegation fight, their luck More...

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By Scott Hannabuss On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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Champions League Predictions

Two massive games are coming up in Europe this week, as four of the biggest names on the continent are squaring off. On current form, these fixtures look fairly easy to predict, but you never quite know in this More...

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By Michael Hincks On Saturday, February 9th, 2013
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Premier League Team of This Weekend

Asmir Begovic – Stoke City I can see the mini-Reading-revival coming to an abrupt halt at Fortress Britannia and that will be down to Stoke’s shot-stopper extraordinaire, Asmir Begovic. Having produced a stellar More...

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By Scott Hannabuss On Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Redknapp may be the man to keep QPR up

On Tuesday, Tony Fernandes explained his decision to remove Mark Hughes from his position as QPR manager. Hughes was having a thoroughly miserable time with Rangers, seeing his side make history with the longest More...

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By Danny Stone On Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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The Roy Carroll Rollercoaster

The brilliant, the bad, and the downright bizarre of a post-Premiership career When Arsenal travel to Olympiakos in the final game of the Champions League group stages tonight, they may well be greeted by a familiar More...