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Video: Return Of The 4-4-2 For United?

Is this what all Manchester United fans have been waiting for? Louis Van Gaal has stated that a diamond midfield creates more chances.      After a dreadful first half performance against QPR on Saturday afternoon, United fans were heard chanting 4-4-2 from the stands at Loftus road. Louis Van Gaal finally reacted to his fans wishes and changed the …

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Five Talking Points From QPR Vs Man Utd

Today, Manchester United were beyond poor once again yet somehow they escaped with a deceiving 2-0 victory at Loftus Road. John Murphy runs through the talking points.  1. Falcao Deserves More LvG’s treatment of the highly rated Columbian over the past few weeks has been borderline bizarre. Having left him out of the squad against Southampton last weekend, The Iron Tulip …

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VIDEO: UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 3

If you don’t know about the Denis Siver vs Conor McGregor fight at this point, there’s really not much we can do for you.  Two days to go to the big night in Boston and the two boys are getting more and more psyched by the hour. Siver gets serious in this clip delving into just how little time and …

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David Vs Gaal-iath: How is Louis Getting Away With It?

After a miserable performance against Southampton at Old Trafford, it was revealed that United now have the same amount of points as this time last season under David Moyes. Taking this into account and the fact that United have now taken three points from just one of their last five fixtures, John Murphy wonders just how much longer can The …

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VIDEO: Brazilian Ronaldo’s 15 World Cup Goals

It was announced today that the former world beater Ronaldo will be coming out of retirement to play for second division side, The Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the US.    At 38 years old and just a tad over weight, one cannot help but feel that this move is destined to end in tears. Nonetheless, it is one for the …

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VIDEO: UFC Fight Night Boston Embedded Volume 2

It’s getting closer. Conor McGregor and Denis Siver go head to head this Sunday in Boston and Embedded once again takes us up close and personal.    When it comes to UFC, Conor McGregor is simply the man of the hour and this Sunday is without doubt his biggest test yet. Up against a highly rated brawler in Denis Siver, …

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VIDEO: Lingerie Football Biggest Hits

Lingerie football appears to be a sport on the rise on the other side of the Atlantic and if the following clips are anything to go by, we can understand why.   As everyone awaits the Ballon d’Or and Puskas awards this evening, here’s something a little different to pass the time. These ladies have some serious game and are …

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The 10 Best Sports Adverts Of All Time

On a dull Monday evening, what better way to cheer yourself up than with a mix up of inspiring (and giggle inducing) sports commercials. These are what we felt were ten of the best. Let us know what we missed in the comments section below or on Facebook.     1. R Fed: Attack of the Coach 2. Brazil 98 …

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VIDEO: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Top Ten Goals of All Time

Tonight, Ronaldo goes head to head with Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer for the highest individual award in world football.  Here at Pundit Arena HQ, we have firmly set our stall in the Cristy corner and may just as well set the offices alight and pack it in if he doesn’t take home the award this evening. That’s not to …

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Enrique’s Empire Coming Apart At the Seams

Since being left out of the Barcelona starting line up for their 1-0 loss to Sociedad on Monday night, Lionel Messi has covered the pages of dailies across the globe. Rumours that the star player and the manager have fallen out have been rife and today, Enrique has even admitted that the Argentine magician may no longer be happy at …

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JJ Hanrahan Is Leaving Munster

In the past hour Munster have announced that the Irish outhalf will be leaving the club for Northampton.  Player news: JJ Hanrahan will leave Munster for Northampton Saints at end of season http://t.co/UPOyTOhTUe pic.twitter.com/i9QSXxJ84i — Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) January 7, 2015 Shortlisted for the IRB youngplayer of the year in 2012, Hanrahan’s career has not yet reached the heights that …

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VIDEO: On This Day Chelsea 3-5 Man Utd

FA Cup Third Round. January 4th, 1998. Chelsea 3-5 Man Utd  You know the characters. Chelsea were managed by Ruud Guulit and had the likes of Gianluca Viali, Graeme Le Saux and Sparky Hughes on the books. For United, it was the cream of the crop, Giggs, Beckham, Cole, Yorke. We could go on. Bottom line is it was a …

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Five Talking Points From Spurs vs Chelsea

5-3 to Spurs! What an absolute cracker at White Hart Lane. After potentially the game of the season so far, John Murphy looks at five talking points. 1. It’s Getting Very VERY Interesting They haven’t been losing and after twenty minutes it certainly didn’t look like they were going to start. There was a feeling of inevitability from kick off. …

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Five Talking Points From Stoke vs Man Utd

This was the first Premier League game of 2015. Both teams wanted to start the new year with a bang but the spoils were to be shared with the game finishing 1-1. Here are the five talking points.  1. Ryan Shawcross would start for United all day The former Manchester United centre back has now played over 300 games at …

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VIDEO: Seamus Coleman To Manchester United Is On The Cards

With The Guardian reporting that Manchester United are preparing a bid for Everton’s Seamus Coleman in January, there is now every chance that this move may go ahead.  After a dull nil all draw a few days ago with Tottenham, I wrote that Manchester United right back Rafael Da Silva may simply not be up to par for the Old …

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Brilliant Official Video of Juventus 2014 Highlights

Another amazing year for The Old Lady… All is not well in Italian football, however Juventus have continued to go against the grain with another excellent 12 months. In 2014, Juventus took home the scudetto for the third successive year while Andrea Pirlo also won the Serie A player of the year award yet again. Half way through the 14/15 season …

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Five Talking Points from Liverpool vs Swansea

After a magnificent performance from Liverpool at Anfield, we look at five talking points from the game.  1. Wonderful Simplicity Liverpool’s first goal this evening was magnificent in its simplicity. Nobody did anything special but everyone did the right thing at the right time. Sakho freed Moreno on the left who cut in and found Lallana. Lallana turned and quickly …

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