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Hilarious 2012 Tweet Shows How Far Liverpool’s Joe Gomez Has Come

From Geography class to Anfield in three years, 18-year-old Joe Gomez’s rise through the ranks has been nothing short of incredible. The pacy full back, signed by Brendan Rodgers during the summer from Charlton Athletic, has impressed so far this season and this tweet from 2012 is currently going viral. Don’t have to be in school till 11:20 tommorow #buzzing …

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Video: In Depth Jose Mourinho ‘Portrait of a Champion’ Interview

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho sat down with BT Sport’s Des Kelly to discuss his career in a 22 minute interview. The Portuguese legend won the Champions League with underdogs Porto in 2004 and with Inter Milan in 2010, with a massively successful first spell at Chelsea occurring in between. He returned to England to manage Chelsea for a second spell in 2013, and won the …

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Round Up: Thrilling Night In The Capital One Cup

23 games on Tuesday night and plenty of goals in the 2nd round of the Capital One Cup. Stephen Loftus reviews each of the cup ties. There may not have been any of the bigger Premier League clubs playing Tuesday night but there was no lack of action with a nine goal thriller at the Stadium of Light and seven …

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Capital One Cup Draw: Two Derbies And Potential Giant Killers

Capital One Cup draw

There were some cracking games in the second round tonight, and the Capital One Cup draw for the third round looks fantastic. Stoke scraped past Luton Town 8-7 on penalties after drawing 1-1 in the match after Cameron McGeehan’s late equaliser, Sunderland won an entertaining match against another League Two side in Exeter City 6-3, whilst Carlisle shocked Championship side Queens …

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Edinson Cavani Won’t Be Joining Arsenal [Canal +]


This week is getting worse for Arsenal fans. Yesterday, we brought news that Karim Benzema would not be joining the club, and today it seems that a move for Paris Saint Germain’s Edinson Cavani will not come to fruition. Canal +’s very respectable journalist Pierre Ménès has tweeted tonight that Gunners’ boss Arsene Wenger has never had any interest in the …

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BREAKING: John Stones Hands In Transfer Request At Everton

John Stones

John Terry will be crying himself to sleep tonight, as Chelsea target John Stones has handed in a transfer request this evening. The Everton defender had a tremendous campaign in 2014/15, and has been subject of three bids from the current champions, with the highest offer just shading £30m. It was widely expected that Stones would stay at Goodison Park …

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Four Positives Liverpool Can Take From The Season So Far

Liverpool have enjoyed a relatively successful start to the 2015/16 season, with two wins and one draw from three Premier League games. Graham Cullinane discusses four positives evident from the ‘Pool’s early outings. 1. Defensive Organisation Three clean sheets from three games is something one does not often associate with Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool teams. So what has changed? Has it been the …

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Five Players To Watch In La Liga This Season

¡Vamos! The Spanish football season is back, and if Bilbao’s recent trouncing of Barca in the Super Cup was anything to go by, we could be in for quite a campaign. The heavyweights of Barca and Real often overshadow many other quality players in La Liga, so here are 5 potential superstars who you should also be keeping your eyes …

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Chelsea Going For Ezequiel Garay Over John Stones

Roberto Martinez’ stubbornness sees Chelsea looking to Russia instead for Ezequiel Garay. Gianluca di Marzio reports that the Blues are attempting to reach an agreement with Zenit St Petersburg for the 28-year-old defender before the transfer window closes. Chelsea have been heavily linked with a move for young Everton defender John Stones in recent weeks. The Stamford Bridge side have made three unsuccessful …

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Karim Benzema Has Ruled Out A Move To Arsenal


Well, this is one way to put a rumour to bed. You probably noticed the summer-long rumours linking Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema with a move to Arsenal, but the Frenchman has ended the hopes of Gunners fans that the former Lyon player would be joining Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Özil and company at the Emirates Stadium. For all those clowns …

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Breaking Reports Suggest Manchester United Have Made A World Record Bid For Barcelona Man

Over the weekend it was widely reported that Manchester United were interested in signing Barcelona superstar Neymar… you can guess what happened next.  Almost always reliable when it comes to transfer news, The Guardian reported yesterday that Ed Woodward’s trip to Barcelona last week was in fact regarding Brazilian phenomenon Neymar. Most believed that Woodward was making the trip to finalise a …

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VIDEO: Pedro Given Massive Ovation By Barca Team-Mates & Media At Farewell Press Conference

Pedro, of Barcelona

Chelsea summer signing Pedro began life brilliantly at his new club this weekend, scoring in the Blues’ 3-2 win over West Brom. Less than 24 hours after playing his first Premier League game though, Pedro returned to Barcelona and spoke to the media for his farewell press conference as his old team-mates watched on The assembled crowd took a moment to recognise …

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