Posts tagged with: Premier League

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What does the "Sporting Director" talk really mean at Arsenal?

Eventually, Arsene Wenger will no longer be the manager of Arsenal. So, what next?

13 mins ago
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West Ham United, Gold & Sullivan and the Olympic Stadium

Joe is joined by James Montague to discuss all things West Ham United.

2 weeks ago
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What makes a great save?

The language around goalkeeping is blunt, but what actually makes a great save?

1 month ago
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Pep Guardiola's achievement and attitude threaten English football's identity

Guardiola's successful adaption to English football threatens its inflated sense of self.

1 month ago
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Fabian Delph: Football's Sisyphus forever condemned to prove the doubters wrong

Fabian Delph has been written off time and again, but appears on the verge of another renaissance.

1 month ago
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West Ham and David Moyes are separated by an ideological chasm

The union between David Moyes and West Ham is an awkward marriage of convenience.

1 month ago
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Why Everton must tread carefully with next managerial appointment

Amidst the chaos and confusion of the modern world, trust Neville Southall to have his finger on the pulse.

1 month ago
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Reinvented Raheem Sterling embeds himself at Manchester City

It’s easy to forget that Raheem Sterling is only 22 years old, and to forget he's vital to Manchester City.

1 month ago
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Endless questions about Tottenham's authenticity are joyless

Constantly questioning Tottenham is unnecessary and completely unjust.

1 month ago
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Reborn Edin Dzeko has reignited the love of Manchester City fans

Edin Dzeko’s fourth full season at Manchester City had seen him become a divisive figure among the supporters.

1 month ago
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Outside influences have highlighted West Ham's flawed culture

West Ham are a flawed club, and outside influences are not helping at all.

1 month ago
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Marcel Desailly, the big brother I wish I had

Everything you need to know about Marcel Desailly can be explained in precisely six minutes.

1 month ago
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Pragmatism the latest string to Mauricio Pochettino’s coaching bow

Mauricio Pochettino is one of the most sought after coaches in the game, and he is still improving.

1 month ago
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British managers saw the asteroid but chose to ignore it

Are British managers putting a rod for their own back when it comes to jobs?

1 month ago
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Time to test Chelsea's recovery

In my last piece, I criticised the Chelsea team for being defensively weak and poor in possession.

1 month ago
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Tactics Explained | Arsenal and the 3-4-2-1

Arsene Wenger has moved Arsenal into the 3-4-2-1.

2 months ago
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Hector Bellerin is growing in prominence at Arsenal

Bellerin burst bursting onto the scene in 2014 when injuries and losses of form opened the door for him.

2 months ago
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By The Numbers | Liverpool's poor finishing is the stand out in comparison to the Big 6

This week we take a look at the effectiveness of shots taken and scored by the Big 6.

2 months ago
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Player power at Chelsea is not a problem but a culture

It can be assumed that there are plenty of smiles at Chelsea's Cobham Training Centre this week.

2 months ago
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Dejan Lovren was treated badly at Wembley

Everyone likes Jurgen Klopp. He's animated, German and makes all of those funny faces on the touchline.

2 months ago
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Can Chelsea's stubbornness mask their deficiencies?

City outpass you, United outmuscle and Chelsea force your door by persistence.

2 months ago
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Not just Morata; Real Madrid will regret letting Mariano leave too

“We needed someone like Morata to come in for Benzema,” was the response of one Real Madrid fan.

2 months ago
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Raheem Sterling's form and what could have been for Liverpool

Raheem Sterling will always be the one that got away for Liverpool.

2 months ago
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Leicester City aren't currently an attractive proposition for first-class managers

Despite recent success, Leicester City are still not a destination.

2 months ago
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Is Tammy Abraham the answer to Chelsea's striker shortage?

The last week has shown clearly that Antonio Conte only rates one of his Chelsea strikers.

2 months ago
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Jonjo Shelvey is reclaiming his relevance at Newcastle

There aren’t many players in English football like Jonjo Shelvey.

2 months ago
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Watford's Richarlison is the surprise performer of the season so far

It took just one phone call for Richarlison’s life to change.

2 months ago
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Everton have used the Summer to stifle their own spirit

Everton haven’t started this season particularly well. There’s a piping hot take for you.

2 months ago
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Ander Herrera will get a chance to re-state his importance to Manchester United

It's been a tough season for Herrera, but he will get a chance to show his worth.

2 months ago
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Chelsea's injury issues have been wildly exaggerated

Hobbling off the pitch at Sofia's Vasil Levski Stadium, N'Golo Kante seemed to be another injury victim.

2 months ago
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Tactical questions as Manchester United approach their first few tests

Manchester United's season is about to get real.

2 months ago
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Chelsea remain worryingly unchanged

There's nothing worse than losing the last game before an international break. With no chance to immediately right the wrong.

2 months ago
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Tying Roberto Firmino down to a new contract is Liverpool's priority

Roberto Firmino is vital to Liverpool, and it's vital they tie him down long term.

2 months ago
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Ronald Koeman continues to labour under the weight of his Everton spending

Ronald Koeman has an obsession. He is obsessed with what he thinks is everyone else’s obsession.

2 months ago
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Bayern Munich must tread carefully post Ancelotti

In recent years, Bayern Munich have become the example to follow when it comes to planning and pragmatism.

2 months ago
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Mesut Ozil: Arsenal's false standard bearer

Mesut Ozil's Arsenal career does now appear to be coming to an end. His contract will expire next summer.

2 months ago
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Could Carlo Ancelotti be set for a Chelsea return?

Chelsea must avoid the temptation of re-appointing Carlo Ancelotti.

2 months ago
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By The Numbers | Long ball football in the Premier League

After the first six games of the 2017/18 Premier League season, we take a look at some numbers.

2 months ago
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Alexis Sanchez needs to emerge from his sulky fog

What to make of this Alexis Sanchez?

2 months ago
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Chelsea felt the importance of fine margins on Saturday

It's safe to say that Manchester City were very, very good on Saturday.

2 months ago
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Jurgen Klopp can ensure a productive international break at Liverpool

It's less than two months into the season, and English football has already reached its second international break.

2 months ago
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Blame the clubs for Christmas Eve matches, not Sky

As Chris Rea famously sang, “I’m rushing to catch the 21:21 train from Euston Station to Liverpool Lime Street.

2 months ago
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Cesar Azpilicueta is the perfect representation of modern Chelsea

Fans favourite Cesar Azpilicueta continues to represent the modern version of Chelsea.

2 months ago
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Charly Musonda begins his journey at Chelsea

Charly Musonda Jr is a name on the lips of all Chelsea fans.

2 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Diego Costa and regeneration

It’s been a rollercoaster but I’ll be disappointed to see Diego Costa go.

3 months ago
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West Ham must understand their weaknesses to grow stronger

Isolating blame at West Ham is tricky.

3 months ago
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Finance & Law | How much do Premier League clubs make in broadcasting income?

This summer has seen the financial power of the Premier League come into focus once again.

3 months ago
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Harry Wilson: When will the breakthrough come for Liverpool's academy pet project?

Highly thought of by Liverpool and the FAW, when will Wilson's breakthrough come?

3 months ago
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The phraseology Romelu Lukaku attracts strikes a troubling note

Against Everton last weekend, Romelu Lukaku lined up a free-kick on the right hand side of the box.

3 months ago
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Why Manchester City's clever, naughty Jesus is more ruthless than Aguero

Prior to Gabriel Jesus joining Manchester City for what now appears to be a paltry £27m, Blues fans were excited

3 months ago
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Mark Hughes remains at his most effective under a limited budget

Mark Hughes is doing a good job with Stoke under tricky conditions

3 months ago
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David Luiz remains worth the trouble for Chelsea

The shin-bound lunge was as open and shut a straight red as you'll ever see.

3 months ago
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Falling for Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku

Lukaku has hit the ground running at Manchester United, and Paul Ansorge is loving every moment

3 months ago
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Michael Essien, The King despite injury

Some footballers are just unlucky - for them, it’s just a question of timing.

3 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: New and old realities

Five games have now been played this season but it’s funny how little has changed.

3 months ago
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Image continues to be almost everything in football

Looks matter. They're not supposed to, but they do.

3 months ago
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Are Everton experiencing difficulty or a crisis?

No other team more perfectly encapsulates the damned-if-you-do-damned-if-you-don’t hypocrisy than Everton.

3 months ago
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Tactical Profile | Is Jesé a good fit at Stoke City?

Jesé will be crucial to Stoke City's success this season.

3 months ago
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Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo has landed a perfect loan move to Fulham

As far as loan moves go, the move to Fulham is perfect for Sheyi Ojo

3 months ago
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Meet The Billionaires | Stan Kroenke, Thaksin Shinawatra & Roman Abramovich

Joe is joined by James Montague to talk about the recent video series he wrote for the Tifo YouTube channel.

3 months ago
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How three ex-Liverpool players are reaping the benefits of moving to Italy

Such has been the instability at Liverpool in recent years that a plethora of players have come and gone.

3 months ago
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Why PSG are currently ahead of Manchester City in their quest for elite domination

The similarities between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City are obvious and broad.

3 months ago
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Michy Batshuayi is a bad fit for Chelsea's jigsaw

What do we make of Michy Batshuayi?

3 months ago
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Chelsea's coping strategy across competitions depends on depth

We saw something new from Antonio Conte's Chelsea in the Champions League: rotation

3 months ago
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Paul Pogba's unpardonable sin

Paul Pogba has committed an unpardonable sin, but we’ll get to that in a moment.

3 months ago
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Nathaniel Clyne and Luke Shaw: From first-choice internationals to forgotten talents

Berlin’s Olympiastadion, March 26th 2016. Nathaniel Clyne walks purposely off the pitch after England’s ridiculous three-goal comeback against Germany,

3 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Chelsea's transfer-window review

I wondered which Chelsea the players would deliver after the Burnley crisis klaxon was blown.

3 months ago
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Even in victory, Newcastle provoke familiar regret

Newcastle United's win over Swansea on Sunday was, under the circumstances, a 'good news' story.

3 months ago
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Ben Woodburn has a useful role model in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The future is bright for Ben Woodburn, and the signing of Oxlade-Chamberlain is perfect for him

3 months ago
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Why Gareth Barry's record breaking month is a source of joy and sadness

At some point in the coming weeks Gareth Barry will break the Premier League appearance record

3 months ago
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Wilfried Bony has a long road ahead of him at Swansea

Had subsequent activity not depended on its completion, Wilfried Bony's return to Swansea on deadline day might have escaped notice.

3 months ago
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Renato Sanches and Swansea City are, for the moment, perfect for each other

In a reactionary, emotional sport like football, it’s hard to escape hyperbole when discussing the game

3 months ago
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Tactical Profile | How Liverpool Have Enabled Mohamed Salah To Be A Goal Machine

Mohamed Salah seems an instant success at Liverpool. We explain why he'll score plenty of goals.

3 months ago
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Chelsea to be emboldened by returning Hazard

Eden Hazard is one hell of a weapon, and Chelsea are ready to be boosted by his return

3 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Chelsea's transfer hangover

For me, the importance of a player putting pen to paper was brought into full technicolour

3 months ago
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Do Crystal Palace have the patience for De Boer's metamorphosis?

Many were impressed by Crystal Palace looking to change the culture at their club, but will they see it through?

3 months ago
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Renato Sanches can be Swansea's dash of light

The trouble with wunderkind footballers is that people pretend to know more about them than they really do.

3 months ago
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Frank de Boer & Crystal Palace's tactics

Joe Devine is joined by Alex Stewart to discuss Crystal Palace's tactical transition under Frank de Boer.

3 months ago
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Liverpool should now look to reintegrate Lazar Markovic

Lazar Markovic has had a tough start to his Liverpool career, and he should now be part of the squad

3 months ago
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Arsenal departure was to the surprise of nobody

You don't need to look far for an indication that things are not right at Arsenal.

3 months ago
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Alexis Sanchez has lost his heroic sheen at Arsenal

First impressions count. They also tend to last. Handy for Alexis Sanchez, who has had to rely on his

3 months ago
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The Raheem Sterling rumours revealed a lack of understanding for Manchester City and their fans

With understatement on a par with calling the Grand Canyon a pot-hole

3 months ago
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The fall-out from refereeing controversies at Bournemouth exposed football's deep hypocrisy

It is an outrage, a miscarriage of justice. There needs to be an investigation. The smaller clubs are penalised. Favouritism

3 months ago
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David Silva, Manchester City's original Spanish architect

David Silva is a legend amongst Manchester City fans, and rightfully so.

3 months ago
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By The Numbers | Shots in the Premier League

Using the opening two games of the current Premier League season, we take a look at stats around shots.

3 months ago
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Arsenal languish in their decaying culture

Arsenal's autopsy will be long and thorough. Regrettably, that examination will uncover nothing new

3 months ago
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Victory over Tottenham once again demonstrated Antonio Conte’s adaptability

Don’t mention the ghost of 2015/16.

3 months ago
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Jurgen Klopp must continue to employ squad rotation throughout Liverpool's busy campaign

Liverpool's schedule is one not many clubs will envy, and squad rotation will be key

3 months ago
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Manchester City success would be among Guardiola's finest achievements

The strike against everything Pep Guardiola achieved at Barcelona has always been his inheritance. 

4 months ago
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Paulinho is a partial victim of football's narrow perspective

You will no doubt have already seen Paulinho's 'presentation' at Barcelona.

4 months ago
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Five bold Premier League conclusions...and their caveats

One of the anomalies (aggravations) of the football calendar, is that no sooner has club football returned, it disappears again.

4 months ago
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Why Samir Nasri was, is, and will always be impossible to love

Samir Nasri flatters to deceive as a player and flatters to deceive as a man.

4 months ago
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Arsenal do not lack leaders, they lack structure and balance

"I just worry about his reaction and body language"

4 months ago
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Antonio Conte was never intended to be a dynastic manager at Chelsea

The unspoken agreement, it has been suggested in some quarters, is that Conte's second season will be his last

4 months ago
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Why are playmakers so ethereal?

Minus their most effective attacking talent Liverpool opened their season’s account at Watford a week last Saturday

4 months ago
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James Milner can prove invaluable to Liverpool in a utility role

James Milner has never had the most glamorous career, but he is proving invaluable to Liverpool

4 months ago
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Tactics Explained | Three at the back

Playing three defenders has become something of a fashion in the Premier League.

4 months ago
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Chelsea must not get swept up in other people's drama

Karl Marx once said “history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce”

4 months ago
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Arsenal's expiring contracts may force Wenger out of his comfort zone

Arsene Wenger has been softening the ground for most of the summer. When you are a football player you perform

4 months ago
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Olivier Giroud is inverting the traditional substitute dynamic

Shirt numbers are increasingly irrelevant in the modern game, or so we are often told. They can be status symbols

4 months ago
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Will Chris Hughton finally get the credit he deserves this season?

Even if Chris Hughton was a bang-average manager he would still be a very welcome addition to Premier League touchlines.

4 months ago
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Diego Costa is the aggressor in his Chelsea divorce

The reporter knocked, and waiting behind the door was Chelsea's AWOL striker:

4 months ago
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Have Chelsea wasted the opportunity to build an empire from within?

There is no intention here to wade into the premature writing off of champions Chelsea.

4 months ago
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Crystal Palace's opening day was indicative of change rather than likely failure

Discussing philosophy is so common in football, that the concept has rather lost its meaning.

4 months ago
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By The Numbers | How Paul Pogba has improved at Manchester United

Paul Pogba is getting better, and the stats can back that up.

4 months ago
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Van Dijk and the staggering hubris of striking footballers

Britain has a long tradition of striking that we can be immensely proud of.

4 months ago
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Marco Silva should take Watford to their second stage

The natural response to the news of Marco Silva becoming Watford’s new head-coach, is wonder

4 months ago
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Tactics Explained | West Bromwich Albion, Tony Pulis & set pieces

How are WBA so successful at set pieces?

4 months ago
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Chelsea's surrounding mood needn't determine performance

In many ways, the Charity Shield arguably provided an accelerated summary of the last 12 months for Chelsea under Antonio…

4 months ago
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Rafael Benitez wields his politics at Newcastle

Rafa Benitez is not the most obvious folk hero. A nondescript looking man who resembles an exasperated Paul Giamatti character,

4 months ago
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Antonio Conte has a legitimate grievance at Chelsea

Football has a problem with context. Understandably so, because it now exists in a netherworld

4 months ago
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Roman Abramovich retains sole responsibility for Chelsea's trajectory

Roman and the board are not separate, Abramovich retains responsibility

4 months ago
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Liverpool's forward line is unique in its Premier League context

It has been the summer of the striker in the Premier League. Score a few goals to trigger some add-ons

4 months ago
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Manchester United supporters' relationship with Marouane Fellaini and Bastian Schweinsteiger are clearly different

There is a question which gets asked fairly often in Manchester United circles

4 months ago
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Who has been the shrewdest in the loan market this Summer?

Assessing which clubs have so far made the shrewdest loan deals this summer is an entirely subjective enterprise

4 months ago
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Liverpool's young midfielders can help Jurgen Klopp navigate Adam Lallana's absence

Pre-season was a largely productive one for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool

4 months ago
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Tottenham's transfer spending

Joe Devine is joined by Seb Stafford Bloor to discuss Tottenham in the transfer market.

4 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Hopes for the season - success by association

This is the first season that a Chelsea squad doesn't contain a single player who played for the first team…

4 months ago
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Everton are going from solo artist to band

He seems a discredited figure now, a physical embodiment of the Peter principle.

4 months ago
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25 Years On: The murky underbelly of the Premier League

1992 was English football’s ‘big bang’. It was a whole new ball game

4 months ago
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Chelsea's youth need to see a world beyond the classroom

After impressive showings for a couple of youngsters on tour, why is the route to the first team still tough

4 months ago
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Patrick Vieira, the Warden of the North

What would Vieira do? This is the question I asked myself when, upon arriving to make my debut for Stonewall

4 months ago
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Why rotation might now be key to Manchester City's success

Flashes of collective brilliance and two hefty hints at an exciting new direction

4 months ago
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Jurgen Klopp should consider keeping Ryan Kent at Liverpool this season

As Jurgen Klopp assesses his squad over the summer, one of the biggest surprises of pre-season is Ryan Kent

4 months ago
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Jurgen Klopp may have to wrestle with his principles if Liverpool are to progress

There is lots to admire about Jurgen Klopp’s attitude to football management. He’s positive, approachable and relentless

5 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Michy Batshuayi - Hopes for the new season

Team spirit - one of the essential things that makes a football club work.

5 months ago
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Chelsea's N'Golo Kante: The heir apparent to Vieira and Makelele

In an age where defensive midfielders are rare, N'Golo Kante is ready to take the throne.

5 months ago
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By The Numbers | Where did Southampton go wrong last season?

Last season felt like a struggle for Southampton, we look at why.

5 months ago
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Chelsea in Singapore - Observations from pre-season

Chelsea went from a storming 3-0 win over Arsenal in pre-season, to a crushing defeat to Bayern.

5 months ago
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Why Girona could be a Manchester City B team in all-but-name

Manchester City's owners have changed world football, and Girona are another club all part of the master plan.

5 months ago
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Tottenham are taking a mighty risk with their recruitment

As has been written by many in dozens of other places, the transfer window is not just about raw accumulation

5 months ago
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Chelsea's must minimise their loss on Diego Costa

With Chelsea and their number one striker continents apart, just what is going on in the world of Diego Costa?

5 months ago
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Tottenham prepare to tread the line

Daniel Levy doesn't talk in public very often, so it's always worth paying attention when he does.

5 months ago
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Ilkay Gundogan: Could Manchester City's 'new signing' be pivotal in 2017/18

It is rare for a club to sign an injured player

5 months ago
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Growing league-wide flexibility gives Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain value away from Arsenal

Attention, quite understandably, has been on other things at Arsenal this summer.

5 months ago
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Chelsea's roadmap through pre-season

With a crucial fortnight ahead, a look at the key matters Antonio Conte's Chelsea need to address

5 months ago
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Wayne Rooney's career was a lesson in enjoying the moment

Wayne Rooney has now left Manchester United and rejoined Everton

5 months ago
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Ten Years On: When soap opera Sven made Man City typical again

Ten years ago this week Sven Goran-Eriksson schmoozed his way to Eastlands, and made quite the change.

5 months ago
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A Move to Atletico Madrid - and a six month rest - suits Diego Costa

At the beginning of June when on international duty, Diego Costa spoke to the Spanish media

5 months ago
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By The Numbers | Why more Premier League teams should counter attack

Last season the Premier League saw a fairly low percentage of goals scored on the counter-attack.

5 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Simple pleasures

For much of its existence football has picked up the habits of the wider society.

5 months ago
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Emotionally investing in Manchester United's big signings is folly

This week in "my-goodness it's a long summer please can the football start again"

5 months ago
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Shevchenko at Chelsea: When a God became mortal

Shevchenko arrived at Chelsea as a god, but he struggled at the Bridge.

5 months ago
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Liverpool supporters must temper their expectations despite a bold Summer

For Liverpool, the 2016/17 campaign was something of a milestone.

5 months ago
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Five England players who furthered their reputations at the Euro U21s

The successful failure. Perhaps that’s the best way to surmise England’s performance at the U21 European Championship?

5 months ago
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Three Arsenal players in need of well-placed loan in 2017/18

While the Europa League may require Arsenal to use the full depth of their squad next season

5 months ago
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Wayne Rooney's early years will remain impervious to his present

Wayne Rooney is still a Manchester United player.

6 months ago
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Arsene Wenger needs executive assistance at Arsenal

Ivan Gazidis promised Arsenal fans that the disappointment of the 2016-17 season would act as a catalyst for change,

6 months ago
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Dani Alves would represent a coup for Manchester City

Ahead of this year’s Champions League final, Dani Alves participated in a feature for The Players' Tribune

6 months ago
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The next five years will reveal Chelsea's attitude to youth

The pathways between Chelsea’s youth and first teams are famously cluttered

6 months ago
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The Off-Season: We all need this

I always feel a slight twinge at the end of the season.

6 months ago
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By The Numbers | Youth in the Premier League

The 2016/17 Premier League season was the first to see a player born this century to make an appearance;

6 months ago
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Everton are equipping themselves for a climb

This Everton are interesting.

6 months ago
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Dominic Solanke's Vitesse loan: Humble beginnings that could aid Liverpool

At the beginning of the 2015/16 campaign, a 17-year-old Dominic Solanke became the latest player to join Vitesse

6 months ago
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The warmth of Tottenham's 2016/17 season was its defining characteristic

Football seasons are defined in very literal way, and Tottenham's should be characterised by warmth.

6 months ago
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The promise of Danny Welbeck's novelty

Danny Welbeck will turn 27 in November. The notion that a player's prime is designated by age is simplistic

6 months ago
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Arsenal needn't buckle to contract pressure with Alexis Sanchez

When a player gets to the final 12 months of his contract without agreeing new terms with his club

6 months ago
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Political Football: Part Two - Thatcher and Football

Whatever colour your politics, you'll be familiar with the refrain.

6 months ago
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History Of The World Cup | Tactics Explained | 1954-1966

Between 1954 and 1966, the game morphed tactically into something similar as what we see today.

6 months ago
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Why didn't Europe's top goalscorers win their respective leagues

Lionel Messi. Harry Kane. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Edin Džeko. Edinson Cavani. Bas Dost. They all have two things in common.

6 months ago
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Steve McManaman: The Underrated icon of Liverpool’s Spice Boys era

Mention the name Steve McManaman to the majority of football supporters, and it will conjure an image of the pundit

6 months ago
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Are Liverpool holding back the career of Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi?

When Taiwo Awoniyi made the move to Liverpool in 2015, he arrived as something of a rare commodity:

6 months ago
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Crystal Palace now have the opportunity to make a cool-headed appointment

After the melodrama of Sam Allardyce's abrupt resignation, Crystal Palace have fallen quiet.

6 months ago
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Moving Managers & Cup Finals

Joe Devine is joined by Seb Stafford-Bloor. They discuss cup finals, manager movements, and three-at-the-back.

6 months ago
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How Alex Manninger was Liverpool’s most intriguing signing of 2016

A surprise signing for Liverpool, the arrival of Alex Manniger certainly raised eyebrows

6 months ago
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21 Years On: Euro 96 and the lessons we failed to learn

Twenty-one years ago this week, England was in a state of feverish excitement at hosting its first major football tournament

6 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Chelsea's hard work starts now

The cancellation of the Chelsea parade is small beer in light of the events that led to the decision.

6 months ago
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Before Sam Allardyce became a Red Adair figure firefighting his way clear of relegations with an over-sized cape

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Bernardo Silva signing a statement of intent from Manchester City

At one point in time, the FA Cup final was the centrepiece of the football calendar.

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Jerome Sinclair’s career stagnation serves as cautionary tale for Liverpool youth

Jerome Sinclair made history in 2012, when he replaced Samed Yesil with nine minutes to play in a Liverpool’s victory

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There’s a long established adage in professional wrestling of ‘never saying never’

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Arsenal's defensive record this season lends itself to serious scrutiny

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Finance & Law | The impact of Corporate Governance on football clubs' firm performance

A study has looked at the impact of how corporate governance impacts a football clubs firm performance.

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I became fully acquainted with Ian Wright on an occasion of rare terror

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Walter Mazzarri was not an insult to the Premier League

Watford’s managerial merry-go-round will keep spinning

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View from Stamford Bridge: What it is to be represented

For all the technique and trophies, the way a players represents the club is always key

7 months ago
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Fulham can rebound from Play-Off heartbreak

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A severe lack of goals cost Middlesbrough their Premier League status after just one season

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7 months ago
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The decisions timescale is becoming critical at Arsenal

It's a curiosity of Arsenal's 2016-17 season that they have, with one game left to go, gained more points

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West Ham remain blighted by shallow recruitment

Irrespective of what happened against Tottenham, West Ham’s 0-4 loss to Liverpool was a stain on the season

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Feyenoord title win serves Brad Jones redemption after Liverpool obscurity

Three months into the 2015/16 campaign, Brad Jones found himself in a difficult position

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View from Stamford Bridge: The most important of all the least important things

I wasn't able to make it to West Brom last Friday and the dull guilt about it has crept up

7 months ago
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Why Nicolas Otamendi can save Manchester City a small fortune this Summer

There are few more fascinating footballers in the Premier League than Manchester City’s Nicolas Otamendi

7 months ago
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By The Numbers | Who is the best playmaker in the Premier League?

This week we take the numbers to look at the top playmakers from the league

7 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Brave new world

It's all good news coming out of Stamford Bridge these days.

7 months ago
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Leon Britton: Captain

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7 months ago
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How intrepid Andre Wisdom is set to become Liverpool’s only title winner of 2016/17

After 22 appearances for Liverpool over eight years and three muted loan spells on English soil

7 months ago
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Manchester City and Pep Guardiola should grow from disappointing season

Throughout a maddening, fleetingly brilliant yet ultimately disappointing campaign for Manchester City

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Why Manchester United need the Champions League more than assumed

The importance of qualifying for the Champions League has become horrendously hyped in recent years

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View from Stamford Bridge: Flashbacks

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Arsene Wenger continues to stumble in and out of part solutions

Quite often in recent times, Arsene Wenger has stumbled upon changes to his team which work out well.

7 months ago
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The Lukaku tunnel chat was no indication of Chelsea's future plans

With Chelsea's Michael Emenalo being caught in conversation with Romelu Lukaku, could the Belgian be the answer?

7 months ago
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Can Mignolet step in & fulfill Liverpool's new modern 'Keeper role?

Liverpool supporters found themselves in a familiar, bitter state on Friday evening

7 months ago
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Why another season on loan at Hertha would benefit Liverpool's Allan Rodrigues

It is not difficult to pinpoint why Liverpool midfielder Allan Rodrigues’ season-long loan spell with Hertha Berlin stalled

7 months ago
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Rags To Riches | Palmers FC | Sunday league special

This week Danny and Matt take a trip to Essex to get right back to grassroots football.

8 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: What the Kante signing did for Chelsea

N'Golo Kante, a player so good he catapults teams up the league table by mere squad presence.

8 months ago
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Why the ‘non-celebration celebration’ is one of Football’s most insincere gestures

When Christian Benteke glanced across and saw Yohan Cabaye in space, he intuitively knew where to be.

8 months ago
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Professional careers will always hinge on luck and circumstance

As with almost any anecdote concerning Brian Clough, John Robertson’s story is well known.

8 months ago
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By The Numbers | Best striker in the Premier League?

We take a look at the numbers to see which strikers have had the best season in the Premier League…

8 months ago
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Developing Liverpool players who are ready to shine in 2017/18

Liverpool have an abundance of young talent, here we see which of these are ready to shine

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Why Diego Costa and Chelsea parting ways in the Summer makes sense for all concerned

Towards the end of his press conference on Friday, Antonio Conte mischievously chuckled

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View from Stamford Bridge: Slow and steady wins the race

I wasn't entirely sure who was going to win Saturday's game.

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September 1989: A magical Manchester derby

The Manchester derby on September 23rd 1989 was a very different animal to the box-office spectacle that awaits us this…

8 months ago
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Antonio Conte can draw on experience of first season at Juventus to help Chelsea get over the line

Conte should use his experiences to see him over the finish line at Chelsea

8 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Last of the Mohicans?

You often hear of better days when players used to drink and talk with supporters and enjoy each others respect

8 months ago
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Waving imaginary cards is not an outrage - the outrage it causes is

This is not a defence of players and managers who wave imaginary cards in the referee’s direction.

8 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Surviving the uncomfortable

I've just read a tweet that says Chelsea need 4 home wins plus one away win to take the 5th…

8 months ago
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What will John Terry’s legacy be?

Recently on his Instagram account, John Terry posted a fan made ‘before and after’ graph

8 months ago
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John Terry is flawed, but still rightly revered as a Chelsea legend

Over the course of 22 years, it has often been an unenviable task going into battle for the reputation of…

8 months ago
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By The Numbers | The 400 Club

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8 months ago
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Arsenal: The relationship between fans and players is fracturing

Arsenal fans' frustration with manager Arsene Wenger is not a new thing

8 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: With heat comes light

The first twitter clamour after Crystal Palace's 3-0 victory over Arsenal was for the Arsenal TV special

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Atletico Madrid are the worst possible opponents for Leicester

Leicester City’s Champions League adventure continues this week as they face Atletico Madrid

8 months ago
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Managers need to stop being so obnoxious to the media

Shock and widespread condemnation occurred at hearing a Premier League manager threaten to slap a female BBC reporter

8 months ago
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Will Lorius Karius take over as Liverpool's No. 1 goalkeeper next season?

“We had to fight. And we needed Simon Mignolet with two outstanding saves.

8 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: With Seven games to go

One of the hard aspects of any defeat is seeing the absoluteness of judgement

8 months ago
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Arsenal: "Wenger Out" evolves into a global meme

'Wenger out' as a plaintive cry is not something that is new for Arsenal fans

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Progress in Europe the only true gauge of success for Brendan Rodgers at Celtic

As the final whistle blew, the only surprise was that it had taken so long.

8 months ago
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What should Sadio Mane’s Merseyside Derby injury mean for Liverpool?

As Jurgen Klopp assessed after Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Everton in the second Merseyside derby of the season

8 months ago
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Our deepest sympathies: Why the game is up for Arsenal

Writing about Arsenal’s self-inflicted failings that span more than a decade is to cover overly-familiar ground

8 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Smoke and mirrors

The unstoppable force meeting the immovable object. It looked that way

8 months ago
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By The Numbers | Premier League points per game

This week we take a look at the EPL over the last ten years to review points per game

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View from Stamford Bridge: The specials

March 30th, 2017 Two big clubs fighting over a special player? An easy excuse for song lyrics and analogy: "Stop…

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Could Diego Costa's Chelsea career fall victim to a war of attrition between super agents?

The uneasy peace made between Chelsea and Diego Costa this January, the one that saw him return from the brink

9 months ago
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The Summer should bring revitalising youth to Arsenal

Back in the glory days of the Invincibles, Arsene Wenger oversaw a team boasting world class quality

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Football Spotlight | Young referees in football

What is the appeal for youngsters to get involved with refereeing?

9 months ago
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Remembering Andriy Shevchenko's ll-fated Chelsea spell

Roman Abramovich is a man who usually gets his way in the end.

9 months ago
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Is the Liverpool-Manchester United rivalry threatening to fizzle out?

Since the opening of the Manchester Ship Canal in 1894, the rivalry between Liverpool & Manchester has been fierce

9 months ago
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Finance & Law | Deportivo Maldonado & third party ownership

Deportivo Maldonado are a club in the second division of Uruguayan football.

9 months ago
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By The Numbers | Penalties in the Premier League

Penalties are a massive talking point in the Premier League.

9 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: The danger of comparison

Stoke 1 Chelsea 2. Like a milestone. These are the games you look back on and think of as reference…

9 months ago
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Arsenal's cynical "War Chest" PR was an insult to their fans

Over the twenty-one years of his Arsenal tenure, Arsene Wenger has said a lot of wise and interesting things.

9 months ago
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Christian Eriksen provides the artistry in Tottenham’s anarchy

On Sunday afternoon, Tottenham made it twelve home wins on the spin after a 2-1 victory over Southampton.

9 months ago
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Arsenal remain desperate for clarity

In what has become a tedious sense of déjà vu, the uncertainty that surrounds Arsenal Football Club

9 months ago
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How a loss to Southampton shaped Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool

March 2016 saw Jurgen Klopp lead his Liverpool side to St Mary’s for the second time

9 months ago
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John Terry facing his Alessandro Del Piero moment

When the ball hit the net, a deafening roar pierced the air. Chelsea’s players huddled in an embrace

9 months ago
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Chelsea's key cast members in 2016/17

The story of the Chelsea season so far largely gets written through the prism of Antonio Conte.

9 months ago
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Brief History Of | Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will go down in history as a legend of the game

9 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: After Monday night

What should Chelsea fans take away from Monday night? The very best optical illusions are created when you're directed to…

9 months ago
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What is Wojciech Szczesny's Arsenal future?

When Arsenal signed Petr Cech from Chelsea in 2015, it seemed that their goalkeeping situation was sorted.

9 months ago
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Will Manchester United rue letting Memphis Depay go?

In 2010 when Wayne Rooney u-turned and signed a contract extension just days after handing in a transfer request, Alex…

9 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Traditional elites are not so traditional these days

When I was growing up there was stability in a natural footballing order.

9 months ago
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Remembering Chelsea’s dynamic wing duo of Arjen Robben & Damien Duff

As Chelsea’s seemingly unfading march to the Premier League continues, the comparisons to previous title winning teams began

9 months ago
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The story of Manchester City's Pete the Badge: When the BBC cyberbullied a pensioner

This is a story about the BBC cyber-bullying a 71 year old football supporter nicknamed ‘Pete the Badge’.

9 months ago
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What does the future hold for Liverpool's faded cult hero Jon Flanagan

Three years is a long time in the Premier League.

9 months ago
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Tottenham, Ben Davies, and gentle improvement

Ben Davies is not Danny Rose. He will never play football with quite the same spirit.

9 months ago
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Hoffenheim's Tactics

Joe Devine is joined by the one of the writers of our Whiteboard Football videos, Alex Stewart, to discuss Hoffenheim.

9 months ago
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Why Fernando Llorente is the signing of the season

On August 6, 2016, just 26 minutes into his Swansea City debut, suspicion of the signing of Fernando Llorente had…

9 months ago
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Blame for Arsenal's malaise lies above Arsene Wenger

Since Arsene Wenger arrived at Arsenal, the club has enjoyed a period of consistency and stability like no other.

9 months ago
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By The Numbers | Premier League relegation woes

This was written February 27th, before the last set of Premier League games.

9 months ago
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Why Tottenham should aim for more than just finishing above Arsenal

Rewind to 1995, amidst the zenith of Britpop music and just prior to the rise of Tony Blair’s New Labour.

9 months ago
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Chelsea composure will be precious during Jose Mourinho's return

Jose Mourinho will have a score to settle at Stamford Bridge on Monday.

9 months ago
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Arsenal face a new enemy: Creeping apathy

When it comes to football clubs, the most dangerous feeling that can linger is apathy.

9 months ago
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Tom Carroll has been repackaged at Swansea City

There's a clip of Tom Carroll which periodically reappears on social media. It's from Tottenham's game with West Ham

9 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: 'Tis the season to be...

Tis the season. Having new tactical ideas I've written so many words about three at the back that

9 months ago
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Why Manchester City flop Wilfried Bony should look to Edin Dzeko for inspiration

Contrary to the song there are actually two Edin Dzekos, or at least there were at Manchester City

9 months ago
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By The Numbers | Set plays in the Premier League

Set plays are key to some teams.

9 months ago
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By The Numbers | Analysing Mesut Ozil's form

This week Alex Stewart and Craig Silcock take a look at Mesut Ozil's form

9 months ago
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The strange case of Tim Sherwood (and Menswear)

A recent re-read of John Harris's The Last Party had me thinking about Menswear.

9 months ago
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Arsenal heading for collision with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil

"This has been by far the most challenging few weeks in my professional life"

10 months ago
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Brief History Of | Sunderland's worst ever Premier League season

In 2003, Sunderland was relegated from the Premier League with 19 points, a record low points tally.

10 months ago
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Manolo Gabbiadini: Artistry and craft

It's a good day to talk about Manolo Gabbiadini.

10 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: “Shout, shout let it all out”

I don’t know exactly what Tears for Fears were talking about but I’m sure it wasn’t Twitter

10 months ago
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The Five aspects of Antonio Conte's impact on Chelsea

There are going to be several opinion pieces measuring Antonio Conte's impact on Chelsea. So Kweku got his in early.

10 months ago
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Debunking Jose Mourinho’s theory that Chelsea are defensive

Over the years, Jose Mourinho has been fond of stirring the pot

10 months ago
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Identifying alternative targets wise as Liverpool continue pursuit of Julian Brandt

Midway through the January transfer window, Jurgen Klopp’s plans became abundantly clear.

10 months ago
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Manchester City’s love/hate relationship with UEFA’s golden goose

“It is one of the most beautiful competitions to play. Maybe not the most important, but the most beautiful.” So

10 months ago
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Erik Lamela: When did football lose its compassion?

Football players are owed as much compassion as everyone else. This has been denied to Erik Lamela.

10 months ago
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Romelu Lukaku: Early prime, early decline?

Last week was spent reacting to the news that Romelu Lukaku will not be renewing his contract at Everton.

10 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Imminent decisions for Antonio Conte

There's a refreshing air of calm around Stamford Bridge at the moment.

10 months ago
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A Re-charged, Re-focused Mesut Ozil is an Arsenal priority

You don't need to be too cynical to think that a back injury is one of the great cover-alls

10 months ago
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Theo Walcott’s 100-goal milestone is an achievement, not a punchline

On February 25th 2007, Theo Walcott scored his first senior goal for Arsenal. Now he has 100.

10 months ago
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Jose Mourinho must solve Manchester United’s over reliance on Ibrahimovic long-term

Another week and another bundle of goals for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Saint Etienne thought they’d seen the back of

10 months ago
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Clubs, supporters, and the commercialisation of that relationship

The problem with consuming is that you can never consume enough.

10 months ago
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Kelechi Iheanacho: The man with a reputation to reclaim

It’s little surprise that the mid-season arrival of Gabriel Jesus to Manchester City prompted a storm of speculation

10 months ago
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Harry Kane and inconvenient aesthetics

Another weekend, another glut of goals for Harry Kane.

10 months ago
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View from Stamford Bridge: Free media, expensive words?

I’ve recently been reminded that Lord of the Rings is not everyone’s favourite film. Personally I love it.

10 months ago
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Cesc Fabregas faces a critical decision in the Summer

Has the time arrived for Fabregas to leave Chelsea?

10 months ago
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Pedro Chirivella at Go Ahead Eagles: A loan Liverpool can pin their hopes on

Of the 12 players Liverpool sent on loan in the summer, few can be considered to have enjoyed success.

10 months ago
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Raheem Sterling: A re-animation with a Guardiola assist

On the basis of Tuesday night's chaotic 5-3 win over Monaco, Manchester City are still a work in progress.

10 months ago
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Finance & Law | Chelsea's 2015/16 finances explained

We take a look at Chelsea's annual report for the 2015/16 season

10 months ago
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Arsenal: Cech vs Ospina is a real contest

It was manufactured media furore over Arsene Wenger selecting David Ospina

10 months ago
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Brief History Of | Norwich City's 1992/93 season

The 1992/93 was a rollercoaster for Norwich City fans as they surprised everyone.

10 months ago
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Tottenham: The flimsy promise of a winning culture

Tottenham resume their eternal Europa League campaign tonight, travelling to Belgium to face KAA Gent.

10 months ago
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If you don't get Ivanovic and Mikel you’ll never get Chelsea

By the end, there was uncomfortable chatter surrounding the names of Branislav Ivanovic and John Obi Mikel.

10 months ago
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Why Torino’s Andrea Belotti is tailor-made for the Premier League

His career in the dugout may have winded down, but Harry Redknapp has retained a place of prominence.

10 months ago
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When did Arsenal actually turn "soft"?

Is there a more pejorative term in professional sport than "soft"? Probably not.

10 months ago
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Manchester City: Bring back the inflatable bananas

The inflatables craze that swept across the nation’s terraces in the late eighties originated at Manchester City

10 months ago
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Does Adam Lallana’s new contract set a dangerous precedent at Liverpool

Liverpool have overseen some positive work off the field in terms of contract extensions, was Lallana one of them?

10 months ago
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Rags To Riches | Episode 12 | Bristol City & Bristol Rovers

Rags to Riches follows the journey of two young men seeking to reach the top flight of English footballing pyramid.

10 months ago
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Tactical Profile | The role of Chelsea's Frank Lampard

In view of Frank Lampard’s retirement, we look at how Lampard was used tactically

10 months ago
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Manchester United's version of David Beckham was sharp, unpredictable and enthralling

There's a definitive separation between the young and old iterations of David Beckham - Seb Stafford-Bloor explains.

10 months ago
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Tactics Explained | The False Nine

The history, application and role of the 'False Nine'.

10 months ago
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Why Gylfi Sigurdsson is the Premier League’s most underrated player

In the Oxford dictionary, the definition of underrated is to ‘underestimate the extent, value, or importance'

10 months ago
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Conte’s relentlessness ensures that complacency won’t be an issue for Chelsea

With Conte in charge, complacency will never be an issue for Chelsea.

10 months ago
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N'Golo Kante is the foundation of Chelsea's success

In a sport where marginal gains bring much success, N'Golo Kante is the clear difference.

10 months ago
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Andy Carroll: English football's great regret

It's been a strange week for West Ham and Andy Carroll

10 months ago
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Arsenal must rotate their attacking pieces appropriately

In the FA Cup 4th round against Southampton, Arsene Wenger selected Danny Welbeck, Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott

10 months ago
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Manchester City: Just enjoy the ride

Manchester City are a juggernaut, and we should enjoy them whilst we can.

10 months ago
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Can Georginio Wijnaldum meet his 10-goal target in his first season at Liverpool?

Of the seven players to arrive at Liverpool ahead of the 2016/17 campaign, Georginio Wijnaldum arguably stood out

10 months ago
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Steven Gerrard’s return: How Liverpool’s new youth coach can shape the Academy

Two months on from the announcement of his retirement, Steven Gerrard was appointed to a new role at Liverpool.

10 months ago
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David Luiz exposes the flaws in the arguments of his detractors

The measure of David Luiz, Gary Neville's "Playstation" footballer, is the relative silence that has greeted Luiz's contribution

10 months ago
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Football Spotlight | Ticket pricing in football

James Cook takes a look at the pricing of tickets in English football

10 months ago
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Sunderland remain in their perpetual doom cycle

Sunderland haven’t won this year. Their last victory came at home to Watford in mid-December.

10 months ago
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Can Marco Silva pull off the unlikeliest of survivals at Hull?

When Marco Silva took the position of Hull City manager, the reaction was mixed

10 months ago
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Chelsea and Antonio Conte gear up for pivotal 5 days

With the week that lies ahead, Chelsea could be forgiven for perhaps taking their eye off the ball in Saturday.

10 months ago
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Why do you hate Manchester City? A theory

There is no question that since their transformative takeover in 2008 Manchester City’s popularity has dived.

10 months ago
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Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain: A talent worth waiting for

There's a tendency among football people to think we know a lot about the game.

11 months ago
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Tactics Explained | Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid

We examine Atletico Madrid under Diego Simeone  

11 months ago
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Jose Mourinho breaks party lines over Rooney and China

Jose Mourinho finally had his say with regards to the rumours of Rooney and China.

11 months ago
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The Manifesto: Batting for greater supporter influence

"He is wise who is warned by the misfortune of others". One of the first reasons why supporters should be

11 months ago
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Can Guardiola install belief into entitled Manchester City?

By the time you read this Manchester City will have taken on high-flying Spurs in a season-defining clash.

11 months ago
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Jurgen Klopp needs to solve Liverpool’s problem against direct football

For once, Jurgen Klopp struggled to articulate his feelings.

11 months ago
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Maxi Rodriguez remains a model for Liverpool in the transfer market

When Maxi Rodriguez made his debut for Liverpool seven years ago, few supporters knew quite what to expect.

11 months ago
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Chelsea are a collective success, not a Diego Costa-driven side

Having striker problems at around the new year point could easily trigger bad memories for Chelsea supporters. Christmas/New

11 months ago
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Walter Mazzarri on borrowed time at Watford

On a grey, freezing January afternoon, there wasn’t a dry eye amongst those who descended upon Vicarage Road.

11 months ago
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With or without Diego Costa, Antonio Conte can deliver Chelsea the title

Chelsea are not just a Diego Costa side, Conte has more than enough to succeed with or without the striker.

11 months ago
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Arsenal's right-back conundrum

When Hector Bellerin missed Arsenal's FA Cup tie with Preston last weekend, Arsene Wenger had a decision to make.

11 months ago
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Losing at White Hart Lane should strengthen Chelsea's title drive

The loss at Whit Hart Lane should not deter Chelsea, it should spur them on.

11 months ago
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Why Fernando Llorente would be the perfect back up to Diego Costa

The Swansea City striker would be perfect to replace want away Diego Costa.

11 months ago
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Foreign Coaches have been essential to English football's evolution

Paul Merson drew everybody's ire over the weekend and, quite rightly, has been taken to task for his meandering rant.

11 months ago
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The Manifesto: A seat at the table

It's the paradox of modern times. We promote choice and involvement as an intrinsic good.

11 months ago
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Jurgen Klopp was right to express concerns over insane Christmas schedule

The general perception most people have of Jurgen Klopp is of a jovial, happy go lucky character.

11 months ago
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Can Pep Guardiola's Dissatisfaction Spark Manchester City's Crowd?

Having spent half-time motivating his depleted troops Pep Guardiola strode purposely out to his technical area against Burnley.

11 months ago
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Liverpool need to approach the loan market completely differently to yield results.

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English football seems to have forever had a problem with luxury players.

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With a week off from Premier League action due to the FA Cup, Arsene Wenger will have time to reflect.

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How did a racehorse trigger the Glazer era at Manchester United?

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The phrase you are only as good as your last games seems to ring true if you are Arsenal.

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The most celebrated managers of the last decade generally took good care to leave their calling cards.

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It’s been a while since the Premier League produced one truly great, consistently dominant side.

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hen Jurgen Klopp arrived at Liverpool in October of 2015, the German was still something of a enigma.

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Having not lost since the opening day of the season, it was inevitable Arsenal's run would come to an end.

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Pep Guardiola was acutely aware of the challenge he faced in changing perceptions.

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We dive into the role of sweeper keeper.

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"I don't believe in domination. We won't see domination like Manchester United again".

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Injuries are not uncommon for Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge.

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Paul Pogba has helped restore joy at Manchester United.

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For much of last season Manchester City supporters found themselves in a holding pattern.

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For Chelsea to have a future, they must embrace the fact they had a past.

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Arsenal have the right back position secure, no focus must go towards left backs.

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Arsenal fans rightly celebrated this week with the news that Hector Bellerin had signed a new long-term contract.

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It isn't a taboo for a club to take advantage of another clubs infrastructure.

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We examine Aston Villa's finances

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There was a moment at which the conductor had to applaud the orchestra even before the performance was over. There

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It felt like Jack Wilshere's decision to leave Arsenal on loan was more than just a player wanting regular football.

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Leicester have made a pretty poor fist of defending their title this season.

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It's been twenty years since Gianfranco Zola arrived in this country for the first time. Really - twenty? Aside from

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Under the terms of the latest Premier League television deal, relegation has been cited as a huge threat.

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For new supporters of this wonderful sport, it's hard to imagine just how successful Leeds United were.

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This week we take a look at Sunderland's finances

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Football managers always tell you it's a 'good problem' when they've got a full squad with plenty of depth.

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Defending was, is and always will be a vital part of the game.

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Stoke City should be lauded for sticking with Mark Hughes.

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At the weekend, Sergio Aguero came roaring back to life.

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After an entire year on the sidelines, Liverpool’s talented young defender Joe Gomez is ready for action.

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Joe Devine takes a look at Manchester City's latest financial report

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Judging by the reaction to Manchester City’s five match winless streak, you’d be forgiven for thinking that they

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Arsene Wenger has an array of attacking talent, but he needs to solidify his squad.

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Late on Tuesday night, on a football phone-ins, a Liverpool fan accused Daniel Sturridge of being Liverpool's Theo Walcott.

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Pundits are showing themselves up when it comes to their analysis of Antonio Conte.

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Reinstating Michael Carrick, after spending £180m on central midfielders would be ludicrous.

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Two short statements from Steven Gerrard and Jurgen Klopp sent Liverpool supporters into a frenzy on Saturday evening.

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This week we take a look at the Premier League's Short Term Cost Control rules

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Eddie Howe is a lot of supporters favourite for the England job, but he should stay well clear.

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“Who do you believe? Me or the evidence of your own eyes"?

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The defender has the opportunity to take the mantle of Liverpudlian and make himself a hero.

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In early 2013, there wasn't a more vivid symbol of Brendan Rodgers' success at Liverpool than Raheem Sterling.

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Rags to Riches follows the journey of two young men seeking to reach the top flight of English footballing pyramid.…

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In the landscape of the modern era Premier League, few players have transcended the minefield of rivalry and tribalism

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The deployment of Alexis Sanchez has been the talking point of Arsenal's season so far

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“You wouldn’t, here in England, eat roast beef every day, so why have football every day?

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Football Spotlight | The grip of his hand

Football can be used in all situations, and the bond between a father & son using football is vital

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The demolition of Manchester City has the potential to go down as a defining moment in Klopp's reign

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The idea that Granit Xhaka has been a flop at Arsenal is a theory which is gathering traction

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It is vital that Liverpool tie up Emre Can and Philippe Coutinho to longer term deals.

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It’s clear that football is unlike many other industries. Thus, in an effort to normalise the perception of footballers.

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One of the many criticisms of Arsene Wenger is that he doesn't 'do' defence, or does he?

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Last season was all about N’Golo Kante, who else is shining in the holding midfield role?

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Rags to Riches follows the journey of two young men seeking to reach the top flight of English footballing pyramid.

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The Bosman rule changed football completely when introduced, here's how

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For most, International breaks are a nuisance, this one could be vital for Emre Can

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Pickford is the shining light within the dismal Sunderland start to the season

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For a player who disappointed so greatly last season, Theo Walcott's start to the new campaign has been excellent. It

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Chelsea are lucky to have a supporters trust, especially with the new Stamford Bridge on the horizon

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The link between Swansea City and Ryan Giggs is puzzling, and should concern Swansea fans

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Socialism has its roots buried deep into the ethos of Liverpool; as a city and as a football club

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In what is a real stain on Jose Mourinho's judgement, the form of Kevin de Bruyne will forever haunt Chelsea

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After Martial's concussion, and the lack of responsible treatment, this is a real problem within the Premier League

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Everyone knows there's disparity in wealth in the Premier League, but what are the actual figures?

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Are West Brom shooting themselves in the foot by considering Pulis' future?

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has always been talented, but does he lack belief in it?

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Diego Costa will never back down, he is a joy

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Roberto Martinez is unfailingly upbeat, by comparison, Ronald Koeman appears to have a low tolerance for bullshit

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Questions were raised at the time over the cost of Adam Lallana, but he is showing the form to justify…

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We take an in-depth look at Tottenham's finances,

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Jurgen Klopp can change the face of football in England, he just needs the patience of the Premier League

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In a series of transfer disappointment, Nemanja Vidic stands out as the one who really got away for Liverpool

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Why haven't more Premier League sides taken a look at Robbie Brady? Conor Kelly feels they are missing a trick

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The signing of Marcos Alonso should not be feared by Chelsea fans, it's a possible gamechanger

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Often referred to as Sir Alex Ferguson's 'saddest' case, where did it all go wrong for Ravel Morrison?

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Look in certain places and you’ll hear the murmurs of discontent at Tottenham

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Liverpool signing Pulisic would be huge, for both player and club.

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It’s “have a pop at football” time.

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However entertaining Jurgen Klopps brand of football is, it has its frailties

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It should have worked for Juan Cuadrado at Chelsea, but it didn't, Dan Levene has the inside track

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If a deficit of passion was Chelsea's biggest failing last season, that is about to be corrected big time

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Chelsea are the team to watch this year, and it's because of Antonio Conte

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Are we seeing the dawn of a new age in the Premier League?

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Why Arsenal should just go back to basics in attack

Arsenal are struggling in front of goal, is it time to go back to basics?

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John Stones is Pep Guardiola’s ideal defensive component

Two big transfers have taken place in Manchester recently, and John Stones is worth every penny.

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Arsenal must lean on midfield talent to circumvent their crippling defensive crisis.

Arsenal have a plethora of talent in midfield, and may need to start using them There's a touch

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Will Manchester United legend Gary Neville ever consider a management return?

Success in Valencia was not to be, but will this deter Gary Neville from future management roles?

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Often seen as a club to look up to for many, the transfer policy sheds light into the club Southampton…

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Is Philippe Coutinho the solution to Liverpool's mental block against the low block?

For Liverpool to break down defensively minded sides, Philippe Coutinho is the key

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In Victor Wanyama, Tottenham could have finally found a solution to a big midfield problem

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Who exactly are United London FC and what is the aim?

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Although he is yet to be given a proper opportunity at Liverpool, Jack Lusby believes Markovic has to remain at…

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With West Ham moving into the Olympic Stadium this coming season, we look at the real impact.

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Do Arsenal actually have a positive defensive dilemma to deal with?

In a season of many negative, is their a defensive positive within the current squad?

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Alex looks at the parallels between Philip Johnson's creation and football as a whole.

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Benito Carbone burst onto the Premier League scene in 1996 and was a pure joy to watch

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This episode of Whiteboard Football takes a look at Manchester United's striking youngster, Anthony Martial

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Ever wondered just how much Leicester spent in their title winning campaign? Well you're about to find out. [embed]

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Finance & Law | Stoke City finances explained

We take a look at Stoke City's finances for the 2015/16 season, and critique their progress since the club gained…

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