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Seriously Though, Do Arsenal Even Need Theo Walcott Anymore?

With second place still up for grabs, Arsenal will need a victory over Swansea tonight. In there desperation to secure a top two finish for the first time in ten years, there has been one notable causality of consistency, Theo Walcott. _____ When Theo Walcott joined Arsenal in January 2006, Arsenal hadn’t had a top two finish since the 2004/05 …

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Redefining The Makélélé Role

Something strange has been happening in English Football this season. While we heap praise on the extremes, the out and out strikers or the defensive stalwarts, it’s the new breed of Makélélé’s that are bringing balance to the top teams.  _____ In Greek mythology Zeus, the unsurpassed and colossal ruler of all gods, had an affair with Titan goddess Leto, who …

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VIDEO: Memphis Depay Just Scored This 35 Yard Stonker

New Manchester United signing Memphis Depay scored an absolute scorcher in the Eredivisie. Playing against Heracles, the PSV winger found himself with a dead ball situation 35 yards from goal. Depay is now well known for his outstanding free kick taking ability, however this effort seems to potentially be the best of the bunch. It was the Dutchman’s 7th free …

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Luca Toni: The Renaissance Man

One of the most underplayed stories of the last two years has been the remarkable goalscoring of former Italy striker Luca Toni. But that would seem appropriate for a man who has been underrated for virtually his entire career. The 37-year-old has quietly gone about banging in 40 goals in 72 games for Serie A strugglers Hellas Verona in the …

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Mexican Fan Storms Pitch To Punch Referee….Gets Denied

For a while it was like those moments where you’re watching something dreadful unfold, but can’t react in time to stop it. Everything suggested this Mexican Ref was about to hit the deck… He vaults the ad hoardings and he’s on a direct path to Ref-town. The poor referee is oblivious, back-turned and magic spray in hand, his mind is on …

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Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United – The One Minute Lowdown

Manchester United

John Murphy gives us the lowdown after an enthralling battle at Selhurst Park saw United nick the three points.   Score Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester United J.Puncheon 57′ J.Mata 19′, Fellaini 78′ Analysis After three losses in a row for Van Gaal’s United, Liverpool had climbed to within 4 points of claiming the highly coveted fourth spot. Having not scored …

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Watch: Barcelona’s Pedro Nets Superb Overhead Kick

Barcelona were victorious this afternoon against Real Sociedad, beating David Moyes’ side 2-0. This now puts Barca on 90 points at the top of La Liga with second-placed Real Madrid unable to catch them even if they win today. A 51st-minute goal from Neymar opened the scoring for the home side but it was Pedro’s goal (below) which not only …

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Just Your Run Of the Mill 25-Yard Bicycle Kick From The German Fourth Division

Hello FIFA Puskás Award! This bicycle kick beauty has propelled Michél Harrer from German Fourth Division striker to cult hero.  As it’s the German fourth division, let’s drop the pretence any of us know anything about VfR Neumünster or 1910 e.V. Zaubert or in fact the Regionalliga Nord in which they play. But, you know what? None of that matters. Because beautiful goals transcend …

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Man United’s Fellaini: When Moyes Left ‘There Were Tears’

Manchester United

The Belgium international has admitted that when David Moyes left the Red Devils last season he shed a tear or two.  Ironically though, it is under Louis van Gaal that Fellaini now looks to be flourishing. Recalling his feelings around the time Moyes left Old Trafford, he explained to So Foot that, “There were tears. This is normal. I am a human …

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Pirlo’s Legacy Will Be Dented If He Goes To Liverpool

It sounds great, it’s a romantic idea, but if this deal does go through, in reality it benefits no-one, especially Andrea Pirlo. Pirlo is a god in terms of midfield ingenuity. His presence on the pitch puts fear into anyone attempting to defend against the Italian magician. He is constantly hyped up, and rightly so, he is one of few players who can …

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Video: PSG Score Scintillating Team Goal In 6-0 Win

PSG absolutely tore apart their opponents Guingamp last night, winning 6-0 in the end.  The Paris club are now six points clear of Lyon at the summit, albeit with their nearest challengers to the title having a game in hand. The maximum points Lyon can now obtain is 80 whilst PSG – currently on 77 points – need just another four in …

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Jose Mourinho Takes Another Shot At Guardiola And Opens Up About Messi

Jose Mourinho has taken some subtle jabs at Pep Guardiola’s coaching record whilst finally opening up about his thoughts on Lionel Messi   Mourinho has spent most of his career taking a tight lipped approach when it comes to the almost mythical figure that is Lionel Messi. However, after the Argentinian’s jaw dropping display against Bayern Munich on Wednesday night, …

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