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Could The Top Four Be Settled This Weekend?

With the last international break of the season out of the way, John Murphy looks at the big players in the top four battle this weekend and wonders if the race could be all done and dusted come Sunday night.  Arsenal vs Liverpool It’s not looking too rosy for Rodgers’ boys at present. After a poor performance saw Van Gaal’s …

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The Weekend Lowdown – What’s On Where?

Want to know what’s on in the world of sport during the week and where to watch it? Look no further! Here we introduce a new feature listing the big sporting events of the week ahead and what channel you can find them on. Here at Pundit Arena HQ we’ve often noticed that it’s a bit of chore trying to find out …

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Amateur Shows Liverpool Players How To Take A Free-Kick

Youtube sensation Bas van Velzen recently took part in a free-kick challenge against some Liverpool players, including Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert.  Having amassed millions of views for his outstanding free-kick ability, the Dutch man tricked the Reds players into thinking he had won a competition and had never played football. It didn’t take long for Balotelli, Lambert and co. to figure …

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Why Harry Kane & Manchester United Would Be A Perfect Fit

Although Harry Kane fervently says he wants to stay at Tottenham, here we look at some of the factors as to why Kane should consider a move to the north-west. Firstly, Kane couldn’t join the club at a better time as regards having a mentor like Wayne Rooney at his side. The England and United captain would be the ideal man for Kane …

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Barclays Premier League Preview

The international break is finally over, meaning that club football resumes uninterrupted until the end of the season. We preview the return of Premier League action with a Saturday lunchtime kickoff between Arsenal and Liverpool headlining proceedings. Fixtures – Saturday, 4 April: Arsenal vs. Liverpool (12.45) BT Sport 1 There hasn’t been a goalless game since 1999 in this classic fixture. That amazing stat should continue as Liverpool …

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Premier League Heroes: Liverpool’s Dirk Kuyt

Dirk Kuyt arrived at Anfield in 2006 after proving he was a prolific goalscorer at Feyenoord, scoring 71 goals in 101 league appearances. At Liverpool, Kuyt turned out to not be as prolific with his goalscoring but instead Liverpool had invested in a player with an unrivalled work ethic and an ability to score important goals in big games, which …

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Raheem Sterling Explains Why He Won’t Sign New Anfield Deal

20 year old Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has given an apparently unsanctioned interview to BBC Sport in which he explains his decision not to sign a new deal at Anfield. Liverpool fans have reacted with fury over recent weeks to the news that their young superstar has turned his nose up at the club’s latest contract offer. Rumours have suggested …

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Eight Of Football’s Best Brothers

With Swedish side Kalmar FF signing Viktor Elm, giving them a monopoly on the Elm family’s footballing fortunes. Kalmar FF now have all three Elm’s at the club as Viktor joins Rasmus and David. So, that got Sarah Fitzpatrick pondering who are the best footballing brothers of all time?    8. Eden & Thorgan Hazard Belgium is known in recent …

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Incredibly Bizarre Effort From Vincent Kompany

Belgium won their Euro 2016 qualification game 1-0 away to Israel last night to go top of Group B, but it was no thanks to this wonderfully baffling effort from center back Vincent Kompany.    We have no idea what possessed him to take it on but we can only surmise that Kompany apparently fancied himself as the next Matt Le Tissier. …

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Why Jurgen Klopp Is The Greatest Manager Of All Time

It’s been a bit of a roller coaster of a season for Borussia Dortmund fans. A shocking opening few months left the club fighting relegation while a recent resurgence in form has left the German side with an outside chance of qualifying for Europe.  After a convincing drubbing at the hands of Juventus saw them dumped out of the Champion’s …

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Robin Friday, One Of Football’s Craziest

His biography is entitled “The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw”. After reading about Robin Friday, you’ll wonder how you hadn’t heard of him sooner.    “The squad needs you but I owe it to the club because I can’t have you using drugs …. If I know you’re using drugs it won’t take the major clubs long to find out. …

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Best Goals Of The International Break

The international break is widely reviled for tearing us away from domestic matters. Luckily however, it does provide fans with some great goals. Here we list the best goals of the international break.   Chicharito (Mexico vs. Ecuador) _____ Nemanja Matic Bicycle Kick (Portugal vs. Serbia) _____ Marco Reus + Teamwork = Quality (Germany vs. Georgia) _____ Nicklas Bendtner (Denmark vs. USA) _____ …

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Switzerland v USMNT: Football’s Future Powerhouses?

The game itself? Nothing to get worked up about. But the back story to the rise of both teams in world football? Now there’s a story. Switzerland vs USMNT has a lot more to it than meets they eye.    In a half empty stadium on a Tuesday evening  a game kicks off at 5:08, the USA are in Zurich …

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Leaked: New Manchester City Kit Literally Features A Blue Moon

The past few months have seen a number of supposed Premier League kits leaked in advance of their official releases. Today, Footy Headlines have got their hands on what they claim to be Manchester City’s new away kit for next season. We don’t know whether we love it or hate it here at Pundit HQ but it’s certainly interesting.  Actually, …

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Moments That Shook The League Of Ireland: George Best Heads To Cork

In a new Pundit Arena series, we focus on the famous faces who once plied their trade in the League of Ireland, starting with the original football superstar himself, George Best.   George Best needs little introduction. He was unquestionably Manchester United’s greatest ever player and scored 179 goals in 470 matches throughout his ten years at Old Trafford. The ‘Belfast …

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AC Milan & Hello Kitty: This Is What Happens When You’re Crap

AC Milan and Hello Kitty have announced a collaboration with the company that owns Hello Kitty, Sanrio. Why? Because AC Milan are frankly dreadful.  AC Milan. Footballing gods once upon a time. A club that is second in the world for internationally recognised honours. Yet yesterday, they finalised a deal to collaborate with Sanrio, the owners of Hello Kitty to launch …

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Could Hugo Lloris’ Buy Out Clause Lead To David De Gea Extension?

France Football have revealed a secret clause in Hugo Lloris’ contract that could see the Spurs stopper leaving White Hart Lane for as little as €20 million. According to the French outfit, Lloris’ buy out clause can be activated provided Spurs fail to qualify for the Champions League. After a recent loss at Old Trafford, Spurs have fallen behind in the …

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