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5 Talking Points From Southampton vs Chelsea

It finished 1-1 but what a cracker at St Mary’s. 1. Ronald Koeman should be in the running for Manager of the Year After Brendan Rodgers took the title last May the Manager of the Year accolade may be viewed as somewhat of a poisoned chalice. Nonetheless Koeman’s Southampton this season have been nothing short of outstanding. An incredible start to the season …

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Five Talking Points From Tottenham vs Man Utd

After a dull nil all draw at White Hart Lane. We look at five talking points from the game. 1. Hugo Lloris is One of the Best In terms of the goalkeeper debate  in the premier league this season, the vast majority seem to only be mentioning De Gea or Courtois but at this point Lllois simply has to be …

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Five Talking Points From United vs Newcastle

Man Utd 3-1 Newcastle: After a shaky start, United strolled to a reasonably comfortable victory over Newcastle in Old Trafford this afternoon. We look at 5 talking points from the game.  1. Teams Are Still Not Afraid of Man United or Old Trafford Regardless of the score line, Newcastle came to Old Trafford today to win. They played with two …

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Five Talking Points From Chelsea West Ham

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham… After another cruise control performance from Mourinho’s men at the Bridge, we look at five talking points from the 12:45 kick off.  1. Costa is all he’s cracked up to be and more Since signing in the summer some have questioned if Diego Costa really is the player he seemed to be for Atletico Madrid last …

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December 2013: Mastermind Moyesy’s Greatest Month

As we go in to another full Boxing Day fixture list, John Murphy looks back at what went down 12 months ago for football genius David Moyes…  It is fair to say at this point that things didn’t really go swimmingly for David Moyes during his brief tenure as the man in charge at Old Trafford. 80 odd crosses in …

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Video: Arsenal Release Hilarious Christmas Bloopers

It’s Christmas time and a lot of the Premier League’s best social media teams are really upping their game. This collection of Arsenal bloopers is not one to be missed. Alexis Sanchez in a reindeer costume, Santi Cazorla taking a million takes to say four letters and Theo Walcott attempting a Caribbean accent. It’s all here!

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LVG Addresses Rumours that Bale may be Heading to Old Trafford

Ahead of United’s must win clash with Newcastle this boxing day, the Iron Tulip addressed rumours that Gareth Bale might be on his way to Manchester. Manchester United head into the festive period with an unlikely premier league title challenge still very much in their mind but the potential arrival of a certain Welsh wing wizard has fans dreaming of …

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VIDEO: The Lord of Back Garden Golf

Bingo, Bango, Bongo! When it comes to back garden golf we defy anyone to show us they’re better than this lad. Sent into Pundit Arena we can confirm that there were a few “oohs and ahs” as this one went round the office. This incredible collection of chip shots really gets better as it goes on… keep a special eye …

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Andy Tate Follows up BT Advert With Behind the Scenes Interview

Looks like BT and Mr. Andy Tate might just be a match made in heaven. Andy Tate has taken to internet fame like a duck to water and BT know an advertising goldmine when they see one. After employing the Manchester United super fan to star in their Christmas fixtures advertising campaign, they’ve now released a second clip with a …

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Manchester City’s Social Media Team on the Ball Again

Manchester City are at this point pretty much accepted as the leaders in the social media football realm. But with Aleksander Kolarov on their side it’s no wonder. The bland drab sense of humour that emanates from the Serbian left back just never gets old and City have struck gold again with this effort.

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Daniel Sturridge: Is the Liverpool Striker Permanently Crocked?

Daniel Sturridge has suffered yet another injury setback in training. On Tuesday it was widely reported that the prolific striker has suffered yet another thigh strain. He will go for a scan at some point this afternoon. Sturridge netted 25 goals last season but with the departure of Suarez, his absence this season has been the most noticeable as Rodger’s …

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A Silver Lining In Manchester United’s Opening Day Defeat

In what was a disastrous first outing for a supposedly resurgent Manchester United, John Murphy claims that some positives can be taken from their shock loss to Swansea. First analyzing the potential frailties of  Louis van Gaal’s 3-5-2 formation, he finds reasons for optimism in what was another black day at Old Trafford. As thousands of United fans trundled out …

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How Many Players Do Manchester United Really Need?

In what was a truly dismal season considering the standards Manchester United have set over the past quarter century, there have been a lot of murmurs that they need up to six or seven players in order to compete next year. But how does a side that won the league at a canter in 2013 need a complete overhaul in …

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