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Fellaini’s Brother Almost Wrecked Chelsea’s Tactics vs Man Utd

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Marouane Fellaini’s brother very nearly upset Chelsea’s tactics for Saturday’s mammoth Premier League clash against Manchester United, in a case of mistaken identity. The Mirror reports of how a hotel doorman told Jose Mourinho that Fellaini would not be playing, mistaking him for his brother, who he had witnessed with no club tracksuit on and was apparently taking pictures with …

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PSV Confirm Man Utd Contact Regarding Memphis Depay

PSV have confirmed that they’ve had an inquiry from Manchester United about star player Memphis Depay.   Speaking on Dutch television, PSV technical director, Marcel  Brands said: ‘We have had a telephone call from them about him, But no talks have been held yet. There are several top clubs who have expressed an interest. It will be much higher than …

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Ireland’s Hoolahan Named In Football League’s Team Of The Decade

One of Ireland’s most technically gifted footballers  – Wes Hoolahan –  has been awarded the honour of the being selected in the Football League’s Football Manager Team of the Decade. The Football League awards, celebrating its tenth anniversary this season, decided to remember this milestone by selecting the best XI players who have featured in the last decade at their annual …

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Shay Given Became The Most Relaxed Man In FA Cup History Yesterday

For those of you living under a rock for the past 24 hours, Aston Villa crushed Steven Gerrard’s dream of an FA Cup Final farewell after they trumped Liverpool 2-1 in Sunday’s semi-final. In an entertaining game, the Villains secured a place in the Wembley showpiece with goals from Christian Benteke and Fabian Delph cancelling out Philippe Coutinho’s opener. With …

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Five Thoughts From The Weekend’s Premier League Action

Here we discuss five thoughts from the weekend’s Premier League action, including Chelsea’s hugely important win over Manchester United. 5. City Now Dead Set For Champions League After today’s victory over West Ham, Manchester City are now nailed on to compete in next season’s Champions League. They are now just one point behind Manchester United, who are in third, and lead …

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Liverpool vs Aston Villa – The One Minute Lowdown

John Murphy gives us the quick run down of a cracking encounter at Wembley as Aston Villa battled their way to the FA Cup Final. _____ The Score: Liverpool 1-2 Aston Villa Philippe Coutinho 30′, Christian Benteke 36′, Fabian Delph 54′. Analysis: What a first half. Both teams attacked, both teams scored and it had the feeling of a real, …

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Sports Doc Of The Week: Football’s Home Fans

Our ‘Sports Doc of the Week’ – Football’s Home Fans is an insightful radio documentary, presented by comedian and broadcaster Ian Stone, on the pressures parents often put their kids under to succeed in the beautiful game, as well as how the game is changing for young people.  In this BBC Radio 4 documentary, Stone talks to parents on the sidelines, …

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Manchester City 2-0 West Ham: The One-Minute Lowdown

Although massive favourites due to West Ham’s poor away form of late, Manchester City still had a job to do today, which they carried out to a tee, flattering Sam Allardyce’s side with a 2-0 victory. _____ Analysis The match began with Manchester City on the front foot as they attacked and attacked endlessly. This was to become the narrative of the …

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Video: Memphis Depay Scores Near-Supersonic Free-Kick

This shot from Memphis Depay we’re sure almost broke the sound barrier such was its ferocity.  Depay, who has been in fine form for PSV Eindhoven scored his side’s second goal in a 4-1 victory over Heerenveen yesterday with this superb strike below. Apparently the Netherlands international is being watched closely by Manchester United, whilst the Daily Mail also report that …

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Chelsea vs Manchester United – The One Minute Lowdown

John Murphy gives us the quick run down of the events at the Bridge as Chelsea effectively sewed up the title. _____ The Score: Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United Eden Hazard 38′ Analysis: It is a strong endorsement of Manchester United’s current form that Jose Mourinho felt the necessity to start Nemanja Matic and Kurt Zouma in front of his back …

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Bankers & Bonkers: Betting Preview For Aston Villa vs Liverpool

Liverpool and Aston Villa are two sides chasing very different league goals, but Sunday afternoon’s FA Cup semi-final tie provides the perfect sub-plot to a season in which both sides haven’t conquered what they set out to do back in August.  Get a £25 risk free bet with Matchbook.com here.   Villa have come back from what looked like a …

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David De Gea Has Said Yes to Real Madrid

Bad news for Manchester United fans. According to Spanish program Jugones, David De Gea has decided he wants to join Real Madrid next season.    David De Gea has undoubtedly been Manchester United’s most outstanding performer this season. With the club currently sitting in third position in the league table, one hesitates to wonder there would be if it wasn’t …

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