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Agger’s Loyalty Makes Him A Liverpool Legend

Sarah Fitzpatrick pays tribute to Liverpool legend Daniel Agger following his move back to Brondby after eight years at Anfield. Danish defender Daniel Agger completed a £3 million move to former club Brondby from Liverpool last week and many Reds fans were saddened to see the defender leave following  eight years with the club. Agger made 232 appearances and netted 14 times for …

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Top 10 Premier League Deadline Day Transfers

After an exciting deadline day, which included some shock moves, David Rusk returns to Pundit Arena with an article evaluating his top ten deadline day transfers from the summer window.  10. Mohamed Diame (West Ham United to Hull City) A lot of things have been said about Hull City’s dreary performances. The fact that they simply do not score enough goals has led …

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TBT: Algeria – Robbed by the Anschluss (1982 World Cup)

This week’s Throwback Thursday looks back at a 1982 World Cup game that would have a lasting effect on the tournament, changing its scheduling in the process. The tournament in question was the Spanish one of 1982. It was won by Italy but is probably remembered more for the controversy surrounding a match between West Germany and Austria. The incident …

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Liverpool Look To Sign Free Agent

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is considering a move for Barcelona stalwart keeper Victor Valdes on a day where more news emerged on the club’s failure to land Radamel Falcao. The last thing football fans need now is more transfer speculation but that is what they will have to endure as The Star reports that Brendan Rodgers is keen on snapping up Victor …

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Liverpool’s Bargain Buy Balotelli Actually Worth £29m

Liverpool’s acquisition of Mario Balotelli for £16 million could prove to be the bargain of the season, with a report stating that the Italian striker is actually worth £29 million. The Liverpool faithful might be interested to learn that Mario Balotell is actually worth a lot more than the bargain price of £16 million, according to the BBC. The ‘Beeb’ reference …

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Crystal Palace Give Doyle One Last Premier League Chance

Kevin Doyle has one last chance to reignite his career with a loan move to Crystal Palace running until January.  His employers Wolverhampton Wanderers were a Premier League side as recently as 2012 but a fall from grace sees them now playing at League One level. With such a fall in standard there have been rumours of Doyle leaving Wolves in …

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West Brom Have Recruited Intelligently

The fallout from transfer deadline day continues with the original ‘top four’ grabbing all the headlines. However, West Brom could be a surprise package this season following some intelligent acquisitions. West Brom have recruited heavily in defensive areas and it’s no surprise considering the Baggies just about hung on to Premier League status last season. They conceded 59 goals, losing 16 games and drawing another 15. They …

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Welbeck’s Comments Land Him In Trouble At Arsenal

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has angered Portuguese club Benfica by blocking a proposed Joel Campbell transfer while new signing Danny Welbeck’s comments have gotten him into a bit of trouble. Arsene Wenger’s name is being taken in vain by Joel Campbell’s agent, Joaquin Batica, who feels the Frenchman has deprived his client the chance of a fresh start at Benfica according …

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Manchester United Defender Joins Real Madrid In Loan Deal

Manchester United’s young Uruguayan full back Guillermo Varela has joined Real Madrid on loan it has been confirmed by the club’s official website. The young full back is expected to link up with Real Madrid’s Castilla side under the tutelage of Zinedine Zidane. The Uruguayan was David Moyes’s first signing after the full back impressed at the u20 World Cup …

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Arsenal Striker’s Agent Hits Out At Wenger

Arsenal’s Costa Rican striker Joel Campbell had been expected to seal a loan move Benfica but a transfer failed to go through and the 22-year-old’s agent has criticized Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. Campbell’s agent Joaquim Botica spoke to Portuguese newspaper O Jogo about his client’s failed move away from the Gunners. “Benfica fought until the last minute to sign Campbell but …

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Former Manchester United Player Claims ‘Awful’ Rooney Must Be Dropped

Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker has stated that Louis Van Gaal should drop Wayne Rooney and the ex-Red Devil defender has been highly critical of the English captain’s performances this season. Rooney has featured in Manchester United’s opening three games and with United failing to win a game in the Premier League a number of players have been criticized. The …

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Why Romario Was Better Than Lionel Messi Will Ever Be

Our Brazilian football expert argues that Romario was a better player than Lionel Messi will ever be and discusses his rationale for selecting his compatriot.  Warning: May contain strong bias. Actuallly, a truckload of bias. Discussions on who is/was the best football player of all times are endless. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion and the beauty of this sport is that there …

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Loic Remy & Chelsea – Will It Work?

Chelsea have finally reinforced their attacking options, bringing in Loic Remy to partner Diego Costa. The question on everyone’s mind however, is whether Remy can fit into Jose Mourinho’s style of play? Rob Lyons discusses. Initial perceptions as to where Remy may fit point to his main position being on the bench and as an alternative option to either Didier Drogba or Diego Costa. …

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Aston Villa Move Offers Manchester United Midfielder Huge Opportunity

Tom Cleverley’s loan move to Aston Villa has been approved by the Premier League, affording the midfielder the opportunity to reinvent his career. This news comes after weeks of speculation about Cleverley’s future lying elsewhere. Hull City as well as Everton were also linked with a move for the England international. This loan does not come as a surprise to …

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New Full Backs Add Extra Dimension To Liverpool

David Kennedy discusses the importance of full backs to Liverpool’s style of football, and that Brendan Rodgers may have acquired two gems in Moreno and Manquillo. Christian Ziege. Djimi Traoré. John Arne Riise. Stephen Warnock. Fabio Aurelio. Emiliano Insua. Andrea Dossena. Paul Konchesky. Jack Robinson. José Enrique. Aly Cissokho. The preceding is a list of left backs that have been …

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Premier League Transfer Deadline Winners and Losers

The transfer window has finally shut for another year. Let’s take one final look at the winners and losers from this year’s window before getting back to the football. Winners Chelsea Chelsea gave a little and got a lot. They signed Loic Remy from QPR for the tiny figure over £7.1 million. The small fee brought them in a big …

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Ronaldo, Quinn & Carragher Have Their Say On Manchester United Transfer

Radamel Falcao’s loan move to Manchester United was the most high profile transfer of deadline day and many of the game’s high profile figures have had their say on the Colombian’s move. Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has approved of the deal that has seen Falcao move from Ligue 1 club Monaco to Louis Van Gaal’s Manchester United squad. Ronaldo was …

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