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A New Revierderby Era Begins

After disappointing campaigns for both Borussia Dortmund and their bitter enemies Schalke 04 in 2014/15, both teams are under new management, and both managers are quite unknown to those who do not follow the football in Germany closely. How did both teams start life in German football, and why was there need for change? Who are the new tacticians behind the Revierderby? …

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Former Arsenal Player (Now Hated) Reportedly Asks For Emirates Return

Well this is a turn around for the books. According to Football Insider, Arsene Wenger has rejected a shock request from Samir Nasri to return to Arsenal. Football Insider claim that according to their ‘sources’, Samir Nasri asked his former French manager if it would be possible for him to return to London as a Gunner once again. The Manchester City …

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The Top 10 Premier League Deals Of The Summer So Far

10) Sylvain Distin, Everton to AFC Bournemouth He may be thirty-seven years old but Eddie Howe’s signing of Distin for newly promoted AFC Bournemouth should prove to be fantastic business. The former French international holds the record for the most appearances of an outfield foreign player in the Premier League, and was a stalwart for Everton both under David Moyes …

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Respected Journalist Says Schweinsteiger Move Was A Smoke Screen For Other Bayern Star Bid

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Guardian Journalist and knower of all things German football, Raphael Honigstein has said Schewinsteiger was never the man Manchester United were looking to sign.  Schweinsteiger is a mere side-show to Man Utd’s big push for Thomas Müller. Check @cfbayern for updates… — Raphael Honigstein (@honigstein) July 1, 2015 What a move this would be. It was originally brought up some four …

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Shock Bid From Stoke For Inter Forward Has Apparently Been Accepted

A real coup is in the making for Stoke City according to Gianluca Di Marzio. The journalist’s website reports that Stoke City have had an offer of €17m accepted by Inter Milan for striker Xherdan Shaqiri. The Switzerland international only just signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with the San Siro outfit back in January having moved from Bayern Munich where he made 52 appearances and scored 11 goals over three …

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Samuel Eto’o’s Hilariously Insincere Farewell Notes (Via Reddit)

“Yours sincerely” Since spending six years at Barcelona from 2004 to 2009, Samuel Eto’o has been around the block. In the seven years since, he has played for five different clubs, and has joined a sixth in Turkish side Antalyaspor. He joined Everton in 2014, before moving to Serie A side Sampdoria earlier this year. Reddit user FlaconPunch spotted a correlation between …

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It Looks Like Arsenal Are Back In For The DM They Came So Close To Getting Last Year

With nobody quite sure if Morgan Schneiderlin is actually going anyway anymore, it looks like Arsenal have changed tact and are now pursuing a DM they sought last year, William Carvalho.  William Carvalho is main priority for @Arsenal Negotiating 30 mill pounds maximum to close the deal. Difficult times for @valenciacf — Marcos López (@marcoslopez) June 30, 2015 The journalist …

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Liverpool Agree Deal For Aston Villa Striker (talkSPORT)

They’re at it again! Graham Beecroft of talkSPORT told the station’s Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show that Liverpool had finally agreed a deal for long-term target Christian Benteke. He states that: “Benteke is very close indeed to signing for Liverpool.” “I expect him to sign if not today then certainly in the not too distant future. Liverpool have done their work …

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7 Championship Stars To Light Up The Premiership This Season

Karl Graham looks at seven players who are sure to make a splash in the big pond next season. James McClean Despite many Baggies fans grumbling about their team’s capture of James McClean, it will please a host of others as his direct approach is something manager Tony Pulis is a big fan of. The 26-year-old Irishman burst onto the scene …

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Should Liverpool Opt For Illarramendi or Kovacic?

Liverpool have been the most active club in the early stages of the summer transfer window but it still doesn’t look as though they are close to done when it comes to transfer business. Most of the speculation surrounding the club has been about bringing in a striker which still has to be done, but they have also been linked …

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Sergio Ramos’ Mother Was Interviewed By Spanish TV & It’s Not Looking Good

They don’t get more definitive than this. Spanish TV managed to track down Sergio Ramos’ own mother to see if she had any info for them and she had quite a bit to say.  ¿SE QUEDARÁ Ramos en el Madrid? ¿SE IRÁ al United? Esto dice SU MADRE: http://t.co/k6JE4CiD51#ElChiringuitoDeNeoxpic.twitter.com/k7m6cEJkeH — El Chiringuito TV (@elchiringuitotv) June 30, 2015 El Chiringuito are …

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Jamie Carragher: Manchester United Are Closing In On One Of The Best

Jamie Carragher has stated that Manchester United would be signing “one of the top defenders in Europe” if they manage to complete the signing of Sergio Ramos It was widely reported yesterday that United have made a bid of £28.6 million for the 29-year-old centre-back and according to Sky and various other outlets, the defender in question has told Real …

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