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Fitness Coach Blasts Wenger After Latest Injury Crisis

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With two more players injured in his Arsenal side’s 2-1 loss to West Brom, Arsene Wenger has come under fire from fitness expert Raymond Verheijen. Injuries have been a thorn in Arsene Wenger’s side for years now. Arsenal stars such as Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Ozil and formerly Robin van Persie have spent a great deal of time …

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Sepp Blatter Will Get The Legacy He Deserves, Not The One He Wants

There are few sadder sights than that of a rat desperately clinging to a drainpipe before the inevitable happens and it is swept away to the sewer below. The final few (and typically farcical) months of Sepp Blatter’s term as FIFA president spring immediately to mind, as the 79-year-old’s power drains away while his corrupt house of cards falls around …

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Louis van Gaal’s Post-Watford Win Reaction: Utd Showed “Amazing Spirit”

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal praised his side’s “amazing spirit” after a stoppage time winner to beat Watford 2-1. The win took the Red Devils to the top of the Premier League, if only temporarily. Memphis opened the scoring within 11 minutes, before Watford’s Troy Deeney looked to have earned a draw for Watford with a late penalty. Bastian Schweinsteiger saved the …

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Watch: Ex-United Striker Chicharito Scores Yet Another Brace

Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez has now scored 10 goals in his last seven games in all competitions for Bayer Leverkusen. A superb run of form is quickly becoming an extraordinary one for Chicharito. His Bayer Leverkusen side today beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-1, with the mercurial Mexican scoring the first two goals for the Bundesliga side. When Manchester United sold him in the summer, they …

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Watch: Daley Blind Had An Interesting Game Vs Watford

Daley Blind starred in Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Watford, but the result wasn’t without it’s troubles. The Dutchman made one hell of a contribution to United’s move to the top of the Premier League in today’s hard-fought win at Vicarage Road. Daley Blind is a monster. 49 passes, most touches, almost had that sick assist. All from Left Back. — …

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Watch: Ander Herrera Went Batsh*t Mental After Manchester United’s Late Winner

Forget Bastian, Herrera's celebration from the bench is the definition of the word PASSION — Hassan (@HassanHijazii) November 21, 2015 Ander Herrera went a little bit crazy in the Manchester United dugout this afternoon… Fans of the Red Devils are absolutely delighted after their last minute winner against Watford in the Premier League today. However, some fans are spouting online …

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Watch: Memphis Depay Cracker Sees Manchester United To Watford Win

Memphis Depay was given a chance to prove he was worth a starting place in the Manchester United XI today and he certainly didn’t disappoint.  Despite looking promising at stages, Depay has largely struggled to find form since making the move to England and, in a reasonably frank interview, the Dutch wonder kid had the following to say about his …

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Arsenal Hoping To Secure January Signing Of ’19 Year Old Messi’ [Reports]

Arsenal are hoping to secure the signing of a young Serbian who has been branded as ‘the new Messi’, according to reports in Spain. Arsene Wenger is apparently intent on moving for 19-year-old Andrija Zivkovic who has been repeatedly labeled as the ‘Serbian Messi’. However, the Gunners will face stiff competition for the winger as reports suggest that several other top …

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Bold Claim Made Regarding Rafael Benitez’s Future

Reports from Spain suggest that Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez will be sacked if his side loses tomorrow’s El Clasico against Barcelona.  The sensational aspect of the rumour made by Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo is that club legend Zinedine Zidane has been lined up as a replacement if the loss occurs. Despite overseeing just one defeat this season, Rafael Benitez has been under-fire since day …

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Anthony Martial Talks Greatest Team & Players He’s Ever Seen

Anthony Martial called the crucial goal he scored against Liverpool the greatest of his career so far. In speaking to Foot Locker via the Daily Mail, the prodigal son of Old Trafford reflected on his start to life at Manchester United, and hailed Barcelona under Pep Guardiola as the ‘best team’ he’s seen. Taking into consideration his monster fee of £36m, the 19-year-old has been a sensation …

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Manchester United Hit With Injury Crisis Ahead Of Watford Tie

Manchester United take on Watford tomorrow in the Premier League, but will have to make do without some of their major stars. Michael Carrick and Anthony Martial both sustained injuries on international duty, while Marouane Fellaini and Antonio Valencia also miss out. Wayne Rooney has been stricken by illness so is not available for consideration. Louis van Gaal tells #MUTV Carrick, …

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Ronald Koeman Surprised With Shane Long’s Inclusion

Ronald Koeman questioned the fitness of the Irish forward after Bosnia game. The curious relationship between Ireland’s management team and clubs has taken another twist today, as Southampton boss Ronald Koeman spoke out on the inclusion of Shane Long during the second leg of Ireland’s European Championships qualifier with Bosnia and Herzegovina. Long came on and played 40 minutes against Bosnia …

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Klopp To Stifle City And Van Gaal To Get The Job Done At Watford

Joe Gleeson offers some betting advice ahead of this weekend’s Premier League action. Man City V Liverpool Sat 21st November 17:30 Raheem Sterling will be facing his old club on Saturday for the first time since swapping the Red of Merseyside for the Blue of Manchester. The 20 year old may have a bigger part to play then he ever …

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Three Ireland Players Who Need To Shake Things Up Before Euro 2016

After Ireland’s aggregate victory over Bosnia on Monday, Joe Gleeson profiles three players who need to improve this winter to be in with a chance of starting at Euro 2016. “Obviously narrowing it down to 23 players will be hard but you always say to the players that are not playing – Aiden McGeady, Gibbo ( Darron Gibson), Pearcey (Alex …

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What Can England Learn From The Euro 2016 Qualifying Statistics?

The full time whistle has blown on the qualifying matches for France 2016 and we now have our line-up for the finals next summer. England have qualified from Group E with a ‘perfect’ 100% record but UEFA’s statistics from the qualifying matches leave me a little concerned. _____ Premier League statistics often show us that possession isn’t everything. It’s what …

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Everton Star & Man United Target Is Available For £45m

Louis van Gaal is looking to the future, and Man United target John Stones at 45 million pounds could be just the ticket. It’s a large figure, but according to James Robson of the M.E.N, it’s large enough to convince Everton to part with Stones. “Privately it is accepted that a British record bid for a defender of more than …

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