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Celtic vs Inter: A Look At The Bhoys’ European Demise

Ronny Deila faces the biggest task of his managerial career as his Celtic team face Italian giants Inter Milan on Thursday evening. The colossal tie is a rematch of the 1967 European Cup final, where Jock Stein’s ambitious side defeated the imperious Inter 2-1 in Lisbon, who were under the guidance of tactical innovator and creator of catenaccio, Helenio Herrera. …

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Sunderland Publish Official Open Letter From Gus Poyet

According to SAFC.com, Gus Poyet asked the club to release a letter to the Sunderland supporters. In line with his request this letter was just published on the club’s website. This can be seen here or you can read the full letter below.   “For the first time in my life I think is time for me to write this …

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What Happened To The Brazilian Conveyor Belt?

Lucas Silva featured for Real Madrid last night. But is he an outlier in Brazil’s latest generation of frankly below par footballers?   Brazilian football has suffered greatly in the past year. Gone are the days when Brazil dominate at international level, and gone are the days when every European team is monitoring the progress of the latest group of …

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VIDEO: Bundesliga Release Official Top Ten 4 Goal Performances

The official Bundesliga channel is streets ahead of the likes of the Premier League or La Liga. Often uploading official highlights to widen their worldwide following, the Germans really seem to be at the races when it comes to their global marketing strategy. This week after Bas Dost stuck four in one game for Wolfsburg, the Bundesliga YouTube team were …

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Picture: New Photos Leaked Of 15/16 Manchester United Kit

After some blurred images were released a few months ago, this latest leak (seen below) seems to remove all doubt that this will be the Manchester United kit for the 15/16 season. However, the only suggestion that this may be a fake seems to be in the location of the Adidas logo. The previous leak (second picture below) had the …

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Premier League Heroes: Sergio Aguero

This week’s Premier League hero is Sergio Aguero, arguably one of the greatest players to have graced the game.  Sergio Leonel Aguero del Castillo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on the 2nd of June 1988. The Argentine began his football career at the age of nine when he became a youth player at Independiente. Aguero quickly developed into one …

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10 Players To Watch In Europe This Week

Arsenal

The Champions League and Europa League are back. here are the 10 players in Europe you’re going to want to keep an eye on this week.    10) Daley Sinkgraven (Ajax) Sinkgraven’s rise has been rapid over the last year.  Only making his debut last year, the nineteen-year-old from the Netherlands had already made thirty-five Eredivisie appearances for Heerenveen before joining …

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Should Liverpool Launch A Summer Raid On Serie A?

Last week Liverpool owners John W Henry and Tom Werner flew into Liverpool to check in on the progress of the redevelopment of Anfield and discuss a possible increase in Rodgers’ summer budget after they agreed a new big money shirt deal with New Balance. After Liverpool’s 3-2 win over Tottenham,  Rodgers set off to Italy and rumours began to …

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Schalke vs Real Madrid: The Royal Blues Transformation

Real Madrid had just humbled a giant of German football. Lacking cohesion and experience, Real Madrid’s deadly strike force of Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale tore Schalke to shreds, winning the Champions League last 16 first-leg 6-1 at the Veltins Arena. Although Real were expected to win, such a emphatic victory embedded doubt into the minds of the Schalke faithful. …

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INFOGRAPHIC: Schalke 04 Vs Real Madrid

All the stats ahead of Real Madrid’s trip to Schalke 04 for the Champions League round of 16. Here’s how the sides stack up.      Credit to Guarantee Tickets who created and provided the original infographic which can be seen here.    [interaction id=”54e3769c9cf6a70335ac8f3d”]    

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INFOGRAPHIC: Basel Vs FC Porto

Night two of the Champions League round of 16. All the stats ahead of FC Porto’s trip to Basel.    Credit to Guarantee Tickets who created and provided the original infographic which can be seen here.    [interaction id=”54e37f2d9cf6a70335ac987e”]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Shakhtar Donetsk Vs Bayern Munich

The Champions League round of 16 kicks-off tonight. Here’s how Shakhtar and Bayern stack up heading in to the fixture.      Credit to Guarantee Tickets who created and provided the original infographic which can be seen here.  [interaction id=”54e37f2d9cf6a70335ac987e”]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Chelsea Vs PSG

The Champions League round of 16 kicks-off tonight. Here’s how Chelsea and Paris St Germain stack up heading in to the fixture.        Credit to Guarantee Tickets who created and provided the original infographic which can be seen here.  [interaction id=”54e3769c9cf6a70335ac8f3d”]  

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Van Gaal’s System Overload

Amazing how times change. Manchester United could be freely backed at 1.48 (around 4/9) on Betfair all Monday afternoon to win in 90 minutes over League One side, Preston North End at Deepdale that evening. The odds put United’s winning chance at just over 66% which doesn’t sound all that strange to the uninitiated at these things. But put in …

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Premier League Heroes: Paul Merson

We know him now as a main stay of Sky Sports punditry. But Paul Merson was capable of a goal or two in his day.   Paul Merson is a familiar face on our TV screens as he is currently a pundit on Sky Sports News for Premier League games but he was once one of the most high profile …

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VIDEO: 50 Shades Of Andy Tate

Man United fan channel Full Time Devils have produced a fantastic parody of blockbuster release ’50 Shades Of Grey’. With some neat audio and visual editing, they have inserted super-fan Andy Tate as the film’s main protagonist and the results are outstanding. 50 Shades of Tate? We’ll take 10 tickets please.   

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Stats Don’t Lie: Radamel Falcao vs Mario Balotelli

We compare the performances of two of the Premier League’s biggest let-downs this season, to see which one is crowned; Top of the Flops. The fanfare that greeted the arrivals of both Radamel Falcao and Mario Balotelli this summer has been premature to say the least. Both strikers have endured difficult seasons, finding themselves at the centre of debate between …

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Serie A: Week 22 Complete Re-Cap

A good weekend for Roma and Inter but a bad one for Inzaghi’s Milan. It’s the Serie A week 22 re-cap.    1. Roma back to winning ways. Roma ended their terrible run of four consecutive draws at the Stadio Sant’Ella on Sunday against a high flying Cagliari. Gianfranco Zola has produced a great brand of football and he would …

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