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Liverpool Defender Off To Real Madrid?

Glen Johnson’s time with Liverpool may be drawing to a close with a Real Madrid move on the horizon, meanwhile the man brought in to replace him, Javier Manquillo, seems to be settling in well at Anfield. Right full-back Glen Johnson could be nearing the exit door at Anfield with Real Madrid as a possible destination according to The Star. The defender, who …

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Jack Grealish – Unjustified Hype?

The question of whether Jack Grealish will declare for England or the Republic of Ireland has been the focus of much attention in recent weeks. Brian Barry gives us his thoughts on the issue. Following the decision by Aston Villa not to send 19 year-old Jack Grealish out on loan, speculation that the England camp will come calling has arisen. …

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Jan Vertonghen Set For New Tottenham Deal

Tottenham centre back Jan Vertonghen is set for a new deal with the North London club, according to Sky Sports. Vertonghen currently has four years left on his current deal but negotiations are ongoing with a new deal looking close to completion. There was speculation surrounding the 27-year-old all summer about a possible move away from White Hart Lane. particularly with rumours of Barcelona coming in for the Belgian …

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Dani Alves To Manchester United Or Liverpool?

Reports suggest that Manchester United and Liverpool are interested in the services of Barcelona right back Dani Alves once this current season runs its course. Alves’ contract runs out at the end of this season and the Barcelona stalwart may be moving on next summer, according to the Daily Express. With fresh competition for the right back position in Barcelona’s …

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Manchester United Legend Criticises Welbeck Sale

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Former Manchester United players have been reacting to the recent transfer activity at Old Trafford in different ways. Paul Scholes is optimistic that the new signings will deliver while Bryan Robson has criticised the club for selling Danny Welbeck. Former Manchester United man Paul Scholes has been enthusing about the club’s new signings in an interview published on the club’s official …

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Aston Villa News: Delph To Pen Lucrative Deal

Fabian Delph will be offered a new lucrative contract by Aston Villa owner, Randy Lerner. The four year deal will see the England international earn £50,000 a week. An England call up and a solid performance against Switzerland with a pass success rate of 96% have added to the hype surrounding the 24-year-old. It is believed that Delph will earn up …

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Manchester United New Boy To Make Premier League Debut

Manchester United’s £30 million summer signing Luke Shaw is set to make his Premier League bow this weekend against Harry Redknapp’s QPR. Shaw has trained well in the past week and is now expected to play in a left wing back role against the newly promoted QPR, according to the Daly Mail. Much has been made of the young left …

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The Formation Dilemma in Premier League Football

4-3-1-2? 4-1-2-1-2? 4-4-2 diamond? Gavin Nolan discusses the current dilemma surrounding Premier League tacticians at present. Look through the Premier League now, or any of the teams in top European leagues and you will struggle to find the team that predominantly plays 4-4-2. For so long it was the default system that teams used. Growing up, kids were introduced to 11-aside …

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Ex-Chelsea Star Struggling To Settle Abroad

Former Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole could be set to depart Italy after just two months in Rome, with the player reportedly struggling to settle in the capital. Reports in Italy are suggesting that the 33-year-old is now considering a move to the MLS. Cole joined AS Roma over the summer and played in the club’s opening Serie A game, a 1-0 win …

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Barcelona Superstar Rejected Summer Move To Manchester United

Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez reportedly rejected a summer move to Manchester United. Louis Van Gaal is believed to have made an approach for the 34-year-old midfielder. According to Mundo Deportivo the 34-year-old rejected a move to Manchester to stay at Barcelona, where he is expected to feature less regularly following the arrival of Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic. The midfielder has spoken of his …

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Arsenal News: Ramsey Picks Up Injury Against Andorra

Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey twisted his ankle during Tuesday night’s Euro 2016 qualifier win for Wales over Andorra, according to BBC Sport. It remains unclear whether this will impact on Ramsey for Arsenal’s forthcoming Premier League encounter with Manchester City with Wales manager, Chris Coleman quoted as saying: “Hopefully he’ll be OK for Arsenal (at home to Manchester City) at the weekend but …

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Cult Heroes: Arsenal’s John Jensen

 In the first of a new series entitled ‘Cult Heroes’, Conor Heffernan remembers the career of Arsenal’s John Jensen. Every fan has a hero. Some of us prefer the bulky, powerful centre forward to the small pacey striker. Others a midfield general as opposed to a passing genius. Differences drive the game. Where fans do come together however is in …

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German Fans Continue Digs At England Following World Cup Success

German supporters continue to revel in their World Cup success, while taking pops at England at the same time. As we all know, there’s no love lost between Germany and England. The two nations have had some titanic battles on the pitch, and games between the sides have always been feisty affairs. Germany’s supporters teased England fans throughout the World …

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Three Conclusions From League Of Ireland Gameweek 27

In the fallout of League of Ireland Gameweek 27 there has been goals, drama and heartache from all across the country. Conor Hayes discusses the main issues of the past week. _____ 1. Cork Refuse To Go Quietly It’s happened twice now. On two occasions the title race looked dead and buried and both times Cork City somehow claimed vital late winners at …

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Van Persie: Manchester United Must Adapt

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Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has told his fellow teammates that they must adapt to Louis Van Gaal’s tactics and that they should have no excuses. Much has been made of the 3-5-2 formation that has been deployed by the Dutchman. United so far have failed to win a Premier League game despite facing supposedly weaker sides in Swansea, Sunderland & newly …

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Manchester City Striker Injury Worries

Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic is an injury doubt ahead of Manchester City’s clash with Arsenal at the weekend. The 24-year-old suffered a hamstring injury while on duty with Montenegro and looks as though he may not be fit in time for the Arsenal tie. With Alvaro Negrado and John Guidetti already out on loan to Valencia and Celtic respectively, …

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Celtic Linked With Highly Rated Striker

Scotland’s goalscorer against Germany, Ikechi Anya, in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier looks to be on Celtic’s radar. According to the Daily Mail he would be ‘keen’ to move to Glasgow, the city where he is from. Anya currently plays for Championship side Watford, where he has already played four games this season. But Scotland manager Gordon Strachan, quoted in the …

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Juventus Interested In Liverpool Full-Back

Liverpool full-back Glen Johnson has been earmarked as a January transfer target for Serie A champions, Juventus. Liverpool have not yet agreed a new contract with Johnson who is set to become a free agent next summer and Juventus are now in line to snap him up in January, according to the Mirror. The 30-year-old was a major part of Liverpool’s defence …

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