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Weekend Sport: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not

Jordan Speith becomes a young Master and it’s the blues for Manchester City. This week’s Who’s Hot & Who’s Not comes after a huge weekend of sport.   Who’s Hot: Jordan Spieth Broke the 36-hole Masters scoring record by posting a 14-under 130 total through two rounds Tied the 72-hole Masters record set by Tiger Woods in 1997 Set the record for the …

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Watch: Youri Tielemans Hits 30-Yard Rocket For Anderlecht

Youri Tielemans’ side Anderlecht were on the wrong side of a 3-1 beating at the hands of Standard Liege last night but his cracker from all of 30 yards was certainly a moment to savour.  Watch below as the 17-year-old midfielder cracks a shot from all of 30 yards. the Belgium under-21 international looks to have a bright future in the game …

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Video: Backheeled Cross Leads To Spectacular Bicycle Kick

Atlanta’s Germán Denis was on target twice for Atlanta as they beat Sassuolo 2-1 at the weekend but his first, just before half-time, has to be one of the standout goals from across Europe over the last number of days. The move started with a backheel into the box before being flicked onto Denis, who manoeuvred brilliantly to smash the ball …

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Ten Thoughts From The Weekend’s Premier League Action

A weekend which has seen some major results at the top and bottom makes both the title and relegation races much more open, and that little bit more difficult to predict.  Here are our ten thoughts from this weekend’s action. 10. Can Palace’s Form Be Sustained Next Season? Alan Pardew found the pressure building and building at Newcastle this season, and …

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Manchester United 4-2 Man City: The One-Minute Lowdown

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Manchester United dominated right from the beginning today as they outplayed Manchester City all over the pitch to record a historic 4-1 victory over their cross-city rivals. Analysis A frantic beginning to the game saw two goals inside the first 15 minutes, with Sergio Aguero giving the ‘noisy neighbours’ a reason to cheer after eight minutes. Ashley Young hit back for …

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QPR 0 Chelsea 1: The One Minute Lowdown

Everything you need to know about a London Derby with implications for the top and bottom of the table. It’s the one minute lowdown for QPR vs Chelsea   The Teams BREAKING TEAM NEWS: One change for #QPRvCHE; @karlhenry08 replaces Niko Kranjcar… pic.twitter.com/4UpcTl3ufO — QPR FC (@QPRFC) April 12, 2015 Team to play QPR: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; …

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Video: Charlton U-18 Keeper Scores From Inside His Own Box

A wonder goal was scored this weekend in a Charlton youth match, when the east London club’s goalkeeper Dimitar Mitov pulled off a Paul Robinson-like strike from inside his own half. We think Mitov may not have meant it, but you can decide for yourself… Charlton went on to win the game against Coventry City 2-1, proving that it’s always worth …

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5 Thoughts From Saturday’s Premier League Games

With a busy day of fixtures now concluded, we discuss five talking points resulting from today’s matches.  5. Are Tottenham Set For A Newcastle-esque Conclusion To The Season? Newcastle’s season has largely faded away in the last number of months, but are Spurs set for a similar finish to their campaign also? The aim for the White Hart Lane club every year …

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Burnley 0-1 Arsenal: The One Minute Lowdown

John Murphy gives us the lowdown on a dull affair at Turf Moor as Arsenal secured the three points.  The Facts Teams: .@Arsenal team to play Burnley: Ospina, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud #BFCvAFC — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) April 11, 2015 Confirmed #BFC starting XI vs @Arsenal: Heaton; Trippier, Duff, Shackell (c), Mee; Boyd, Arfield, …

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VIDEO: Chicharito Scores In Rare Start For Real Madrid

El Chicharito has done it again. Or well, he’s scoring so rarely at this point that ‘again’ probably doesn’t quite fit the bill on this occassion. Chicharito has done it… Chicharito scored one goal. Today. For a change.    Javier Hernandez isn’t really having the best of times with Los Blancos. Rotting on the bench for the majority of the …

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Tottenham 0-1 Aston Villa: The One-Minute Lowdown

Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham were kept scoreless for the second time in two weeks by a well-organised and determined Aston Villa side at White Hart Lane this afternoon. Analysis Tim Sherwood returned to his old stomping ground today, and after just half an hour it was a player who he has revitalised since coming to the Birmingham outfit who put the Villans ahead, …

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The Long Read: Why Theo Walcott And Raheem Sterling Are The Perfect Swap

In this week’s long read, we look at the sagas surrounding Raheem Sterling’s contract situation and Theo Walcott’s lack of first team football. With Sterling directly linked with Arsenal and Walcott also reported to be eyeing a summer exit, John Murphy suggests that both moves may be the perfect solution for all involved.  What happened to Theo Walcott? The young, …

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Forgotten Friday: FC Porto’s Champions League Winning Team

In this week’s ‘Forgotten Friday’ we go back to the 2003-04 season in which FC Porto returned to the continental heights the famous Portuguese club hadn’t reached since the 1980s.  It was also the beginning of Jose Mourinho’s major successes, which have since greatly impacted on the landscape of world football. Having won the EUFA Cup, Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal …

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Liverpool Release Slick New Home Jersey

Liverpool have just released the first images of their home jersey for the 2015-16 campaign, and we at Pundit Arena HQ are certainly admirers of the New Balance kit.   Check out the home kit Liverpool will be wearing next season below. Pre-order your @NBFootball 2015-16 #LFC home kit now ahead of May 14 release #HoldNothingBack http://t.co/HjxDuI4uGn pic.twitter.com/VI8P8ldE7y — Liverpool FC (@LFC) …

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Don’t Believe The Hype, Man City Are in A Perfect Position

Manchester City

Their on-field woes are obvious and plain to see. In fact the issues that surround the squad, the tactical approach and player management are a certain worry. But off-field Man City are dominating, And in the long-term, that’s all that matters.  Football is unequivocally a business and a club like Man City are a Fortune 500 equivalent. And just like …

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Barclays Premier League Preview

The Manchester derby headlines a crucial weekend of Premier League action, as QPR look to get out of the relegation zone after their 4-1 thumping of West Brom. After some wonderful goals and upsets last week, the Barclays Premier League returns with the threat of Europa League football looming over Manchester City. The table looks like this after Gameweek 31 : Barclays Premier League …

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